The adventure emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is perfect for family fun, with a sun-sure climate to please parents and plenty of activities to put the smiles on the faces of young travellers.
Children will love the calm waters of the Arabian Gulf and the fascinating way of life they can experience through cultural excursions and day trips.
The Bedouin Oasis Desert Camp is the ultimate family experience offering a memorable insight into the lives of local people, with a variety of different activities available.
Children will be entertained, educated and very well fed during a camel trekking excursion, and mesmerised by what looks like magic at the falconry show. Unparalleled sunsets atop the rolling red dunes will be sure to stay in the memories of the entire family, long after you’ve returned home from such an inspiring trip.Birds of prey have eyesight that is 10 times stronger than humans, and so a hood is used to keep them calm and ensure that they are not distressed when there are changes in light and scenery.
Ras Al Khaimah boasts five shopping malls for travellers to choose from, including the Al Hamra Mall and the RAK Mall. All offer a range of local and international brands, dining options and entertainment for children to ensure that they don’t get bored. For those seeking a more authentic shopping experience the souqs of Ras Al Khaimah offer traditional souvenirs, such as hand-made textiles and pottery, and are the perfect places to pick up a few gifts to take home.
Families who prefer to enjoy a more adrenaline-fuelled holiday should head straight to Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah and the UAE’s highest peak. Here they will find the exhilarating Jebel Jais Flight, the world’s longest zipline, which shoots riders across 2.8km of rugged landscapes at speeds of up to 93mph.
Featuring more than 30 slides, a wave pool, a beautiful beach and much, much more, Ice Land Waterpark is the UAE’s largest waterpark. With rides and attractions ranging from a relaxing lazy river to the adrenaline-fuelled Mount Attack, this is the ideal family day-out when the heat gets too much.
Unleash your competitive side at RAK Track, a karting circuit sure to thrill the entire family. Suitable for children aged 7+, there are both junior and adult karts available for time slots of 15 minutes.
Be sure to check out the amenities on offer for families, these tend to range from something as simple as babysitting, right through to expert-led children’s and teenagers’ clubs.
Activities on offer may include arts and crafts, movie rooms, make-overs and gaming hubs – perfect for both the little ones and their parents!
Start planning your Ras Al Khaimah holiday today and take advantage of our fabulous kids stay free offers. Destination2 has a wide range of luxury hotels and resorts that are perfect for the whole family.