The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert is thrilled to introduce an extraordinary equestrian experience, “Equestrian Desert Adventures,” available in all villa types. This exclusive experience offers guests a truly immersive experience in the stunning desert landscape, complemented by luxurious amenities and exceptional service.

Nestled within a sprawling 500-hectare Nature Reserve, The Ritz-Carlton Al Wadi Desert is a haven for nature enthusiasts and equestrian lovers alike. The “Equestrian Desert Adventures” experience provides an unparalleled opportunity to explore the magnificent surroundings on horseback while enjoying an array of exclusive offerings.

The experience includes a thrilling desert ride per person, lasting 60 minutes. Expert riders can embark on a free desert ride, while beginners are accompanied by a horse lead, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all skill levels. Ride through the desert trails, guided by experienced equestrian guides who are well-versed in the area’s natural beauty and wildlife habitats, ensuring guests have the chance to capture awe-inspiring moments with their cameras.

After an exhilarating ride, guests can indulge in a well-deserved 60-minute spa treatment. The relaxation massage, designed to unwind and de-stress, offers a bespoke aromatic therapy to reduce tension and anxiety. The skilled spa therapists use light to moderate pressure techniques, leaving guests feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.

As the day comes to a close, guests will be treated to a sumptuous dinner for two at the Farmhouse. Delight in an exquisite dining experience, where an array of delectable culinary creations awaits, crafted with the finest ingredients and showcasing the region’s rich flavors. The restaurant is equip with a sprawling terrace which offers the perfect spot to enjoy a magical sunset and overlook the glistening watering hole, where the resident Arabian Oryx and Gazelle gather.

Immersed in the enchanting beauty of the 1,235-acre nature reserve, guests will have the opportunity to encounter the indigenous Arabian Oryx, once on the brink of extinction in the 1970s but now thriving in their natural habitat. The reserve is also home to swift gazelles, with four different breeds roaming freely, providing a captivating sight for visitors.

The Ritz-Carlton Al Wadi Desert Equestrian Centre, located within the resort, offers a wide range of activities for guests to experience. In addition to horse riding, guests can enjoy camel riding and wildlife feeding, all of which can be tailored to meet individual or group preferences. For horse owners, the equestrian center provides full livery options, ensuring their horses are kept in a secure and luxurious environment while enjoying access to the resort’s exceptional facilities. With paddocks, arenas, and a horse walker, guests have the freedom to explore the desert landscape at their leisure, knowing that their equine companions are well-cared for by professional staff.

The “Equestrian Desert Adventures” experience is a testament to The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert’s commitment to providing guests with unique and unforgettable experiences. From the thrill of horseback riding through the desert to the tranquility of a wellness retreat and the pleasure of fine dining, this experience offers the perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and luxury.

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