Get to Know Ras Al Khaimah: A Neighborhood Guide for Planners

A planner’s guide to the essential MICE neighborhoods of Ras Al Khaimah.


MICE opportunities abound in the Event Emirate around every corner and across every landscape. When teams are not busy exploring the mountains, desert, and sea of Ras Al Khaimah, these local neighborhoods and villages welcome guests with great dining, sightseeing, accommodations, and venues. Keep these Ras Al Khaimah destinations in mind while planning itineraries.


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Al Marjan Island





For planners looking for luxury resorts, Al Marjan Island is a top contender. Here, the first man-made archipelago of Ras Al Khaimah stands as a sophisticated and modern slice of the Emirate. Across four islands, 7.8 kilometers of pristine beach and many five-star hotels are ideal for impressing MICE attendees.



Al Hamra Village





Along the Southern coastline of Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Village is a high-end destination for activities and amenities. In this neighborhood, planners will find incredible golfing at Al Hamra Golf Club, a picturesque par 72 Championship course perfect to fill an afternoon. This destination is also known for luxury, MICE-ready resorts, and a bustling shopping center, accessible with everything participants could need.



Al Jazeera Al Hamra





A hub for cultural heritage in Ras Al Khaimah, Al Jazeera Al Hamra is an old coastal town and the Gulf Region’s only remaining historic pearling village. Named Red Island in English, Al Jazeera Al Hamra is a must-see destination for exploring remnants of Ras Al Khaimah’s history. Discover Al Jazeera Al Hamra’s fort, watchtower, and stately mosque — all embedded with history and culture, and erected in Emirati architectural styles. 








Ras Al Khaimah’s waterfront Downtown area is a picturesque center for business and exploration. Here, attendees will find many restaurants for international cuisine, the popular Flamingo Beach, mangroves, and skyscrapers. Also downtown, Corniche Al Qawasim is Ras Al Khaimah’s most beautiful boulevard with outstanding views, numerous restaurants, and a buzzing nightlife.



Mina Al Arab





Home to two five-star resorts, Mina Al Arab is a prime destination for MICE groups to experience white-sand beachfront luxury. Known for world-class spas, hotels, cafés, and boutiques, Mina Al Arab is ideal for planners seeking tranquility and sophistication in Ras Al Khaimah, nearby Ras Al Khaimah’s vibrant business district.



Al Rams





Al Rams area stands out as one of the oldest coastal towns in Ras Al Khaimah. This destination is known for its impressive landscapes, including a scenic mountain backdrop, palm groves, and natural sand bars. In addition to natural offerings, Al Rams Corniche is also a hub for culture and heritage, including the nearby Dhayah Fort, an ancient fishing village, and Suwaidi Pearl Farm.



Old Ras Al Khaimah





History buff attendees will find themselves right at home in Old Ras Al Khaimah. Groups can tour through historic mosques and markets, and visit The National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah to learn more about the destination.


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