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Escape to the desert this festive season at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, and The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach, for a magical seasonal experience. Guests can enjoy a range of experiences, from indulgent dinners to unique festive activities and awe-inspiring New Year’s fireworks at the luxurious resorts this holiday season.
- Begin the festive season with a signature Christmas tree lighting ceremony
- Tasty festive treats with gingerbread house decorating at Paddock Café
- Festive afternoon tea at Farmhouse
- A rustic Christmas retreat at Farmhouse
- Christmas Eve Dinner at Kan Zaman
- A Christmas chronicle at Kaheela
- Grand Christmas Day at Farmhouse
- Spectacular New Year’s Eve Gala Dinners at Kan Zaman and Farmhouse
- Kan Zaman
- New Year’s countdown celebration at Kan Zaman
- Private New Year’s Eve celebrations
- New Year’s Day resolution brunch at Kaheela
- Contact & Location
Begin the festive season with a signature Christmas tree lighting ceremony
Kick-off seasonal festivities with The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert’s captivating Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Exclusively for hotel guests, this special event includes immersive activities for children, live appearances from visitors from the North Pole, and a musical performance by the resort’s resident choir, making for a truly magical holiday experience for the entire family.
When: 9th December 2022 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
Tasty festive treats with gingerbread house decorating at Paddock Café
Kids big and small alike can enjoy a truly memorable interactive festive treat with a fun Gingerbread house decorating session this December at Paddock Café. Children can get creative with custom gingerbread hampers, including delicious candy cones, toasty marshmallows, and more with the Ritz-Carlton’s expertly led team of chefs, all accompanied by fresh juices and baked delights.
When: 10th, 11th. 17th, 18th and 24th December from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.
Offer: AED 135 per child (between 4 to 12 years old)
Festive afternoon tea at Farmhouse
Indulge in the flavors of the festive season with The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert’s afternoon tea. This decadent event seamlessly marries together signature tea blends, French bubbles, and a wide variety of delectable sweet treats and savory hors d’oeuvres, including foie gras torchon, truffle egg, house salmon, turkey sliders, mince pies, stolen, yule log, spice scones, Devonshire cream, house curated jams, for a perfect seasonal get-together with friends and loved ones.
When: 11th, 18th December 2022 (Sat. & Sun.) from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Offer: AED 160 per person inclusive of Festive afternoon high tea and hot beverages
AED 260 per person inclusive of Festive afternoon high tea and two glasses of French bubbles
A rustic Christmas retreat at Farmhouse
Make merry this Christmas Eve with a rustic and fresh take on traditional festive favorites at Farmhouse restaurant. With a rich menu that utilizes the freshest organic ingredients, Farmhouse offers a chic à la carte seasonal dining experience featuring signature premium Australian cuts, Wagyu beef, and more.
When: Christmas Eve 24th December 2022 from 6:30pm to 11pm.
Offer: Á la carte dining
Christmas Eve Dinner at Kan Zaman
This Christmas Eve, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, will offer a decadent Kan Zaman buffet with delicious international and Arabic-inspired dishes. Highlights of the buffet include a cold seafood bar, salmon ceviche, roast turkey, live BBQ, lamb roast, Brussels sprouts, traditional festive deserts, and live oriental performances setting the tone for a magical evening.
When: Christmas Eve, 24th December 2022 from 6:30pm to 10:30pm.
Offer: AED 350 inclusive of soft beverages
AED 475 inclusive of house beverages
A Christmas chronicle at Kaheela
Kaheela invites guests to enjoy a memorable Christmas Brunch buffet with a unique Middle Eastern twist, including enchanting live music. The brunch spread features mouthwatering dishes, including oysters, shrimps, rillettes, gravlax, roast turkey, beef Wellington beef, duck confit, Yorkshire pudding, Christmas pudding, stollen, and yule log. The experience is completed with gifts for the little ones, delivered by everyone’s favorite visitor from the North Pole.
When: Christmas Day, 25th December 2022 from 12:30pm to 4:00pm
Offer: AED 395 soft beverages
AED 525 house beverages
Grand Christmas Day at Farmhouse
Make this season special with a family-style culinary experience at the resort’s award-winning restaurant, Farmhouse. Feel the warmth of the holiday season and indulge in a festive-inspired brunch with an array of dishes, including foie gras terrine, crab cakes, poached shrimps, roast turkey, seabass, USDA beef, panettone, festive tarts, and a decadent yule log. This luxurious feast can be enjoyed alongside live musical performances and stunning views of the desert at the resort’s watering hole, which Arabian Oryz and gazelle frequent.
When: Christmas Day, 25th December 2022 from 12:30pm to 4:00pm.
Offer: AED 475 soft beverages
AED 575 house beverages
AED 675 premium house beverages, including bubbles
Spectacular New Year’s Eve Gala Dinners at Kan Zaman and Farmhouse
For an unforgettable evening ringing in the New Year, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, offers guests magnificent gala dinner celebrations with a winning combination of spectacular food, an electric atmosphere with live music, and a mesmerizing desert backdrop. Kan Zaman will offer a wide selection of Mediterranean tapas and refreshing beverages under the soft lunar glow. In contrast, Farmhouse is perfect for families and groups seeking to indulge in an extensive spread of special dishes and tipples. The celebration will continue with the Countdown Party at Kan Zaman valley with a French sparkling toast.
Sumptuous buffet offering international cuisines, from the cold seafood bar, to a selection of grilled meats, roasts, and a choice of other delicacies to indulge upon.
When: 31 December 2022 from 8:00pm to Midnight.
Offer: AED 800 soft beverages
AED 1,700 premium house beverages
AED 400 per child 6-12
A set 5-course set menu is offering the best that Farmhouse delivers, including oysters, caviar, truffle fritters, Froie graux, Wagu beef, and a delectable desert.
When: 31 December 2022 from 8:00pm to 11:30pm.
Offer: AED 1,100 soft beverages
AED 1,999 premium house beverages
AED 600 per child 6-12
New Year’s countdown celebration at Kan Zaman
Make merry this New Year’s Eve at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert’s premium selection of house beverages at Kan Zaman this New Year’s Eve. Festivities will start at 11:30pm as the DJ takes over the decks, followed by a sparkling toast ahead of the New Year as the countdown begins.
When: 31 December 2022 from 11:30pm till Midnight
Offer: One glass of Champagne to all guests – complimentary. Open bar as per guest consumption
Private New Year’s Eve celebrations
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert’s will offer guests luxurious in-villa dining experiences to welcome 2023. These decadent offerings will include a festive BBQ-style menu and beverages of their choice. These experiences can occur within the guest’s private villas, secluded destinations with a private chef and butler, or at the stunning and historic Al Wadi Tower.
When: 31 December 2022
Offer: AED 5,000 per couple for Destination Dining Platforms inclusive of French sparkling and premium beverages
AED 15,000 per couple for Al Wadi Tower with a five-course festive set menu inclusive of French sparkling and premium beverages
New Year’s Day resolution brunch at Kaheela
Kaheela welcomes guests for a fresh and revitalizing brunch to kick off 2023 in style. The tasty brunch will include a range of delicacies such as oysters, shrimp, rillettes, gravlax, salmon Wellington, duck confit, eggs benedict made to order, freshly baked pastries, and much more.
When: 1st January 2023 from 12:30pm to 4:00pm.
Offer: AED 265 soft beverages
AED 375 house beverages
AED 125 per child (between 6 to 12 years old)
Contact & Location
Phone – +971 7 206 7777