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Ras Al Khaimah is an understated emirate of the UAE that is perhaps not as well-known as its neighbouring cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, but just as beautiful and even more charming. There is something for everyone here; enjoy sunshine all year round, great value resorts with world-class facilities, captivating museums and architectural marvels including mosques, forts and palaces. Ras al Khaimah is naturally breath-taking with diverse landscapes of mangroves, beaches, mountains and deserts, and is also very authentic as there are traditional Arabian cultures to immerse in, local traditions to enjoy such as pearl fishing and camel racing and a rich cultural heritage to learn about, which you can do so by visiting the city’s museums and historic sites. Some of the most iconic ancient attractions of RAK include Dhayah Fort, which is the only remaining hilltop fort in the UAE built in the 19th century and Al Jazirah al Hamra, an abandoned town with preserved heritage houses and traditional elements. Brightsun Travel offers a great selection of all-inclusive holidays to Ras Al Khaimah, so why not choose this city as your next travel destination? You won’t be disappointed!
A distinct element of Ras al Khaimah is that it has the best of both worlds; laid-back luxury with serene beaches to sit back and relax on all day, as well as endless outdoor activities. Here you can enjoy an unforgettable 4x4 ride across the UAE desert, try out the world’s longest zip line at the highest mountain in the UAE, spot tropical marine life on a diving or snorkelling adventure, enjoy a host of fun water sports including jet skiing and paddle boarding or embark on a scenic hike in the mountains - the options are endless here. There are also plenty of daytrips you can take from Ras al Khaimah. Dubai is located just a 45 minute drive from the city, so why not head here for the day and explore its mega malls and skyscrapers. Abu Dhabi, the other major emirate of the UAE is less than a three hour drive from Ras Al Khaimah, which is another great option for a day trip. Whatever you choose to get up to here, you are sure to make some incredible travel memories. Browse our cheap holiday packages to Ras Al Khaimah now and start planning an exciting vacation.