Below is one possibility for an incentive group trip however the dedicated team at Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) can collaborate with planners to craft specialized and customized itineraries.
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Attendees can expect to be picked up and transported to their hotel in style via a limousine service from one of the nearby airports (20 minutes from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport or 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport or Sharjah International Airport). After a short drive, the group will be able to check into the Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Wadi Desert, a tranquil and picturesque resort, designed around the rich culture of the Arabian Desert. Leisurely exploration of the grounds will offer some well-deserved relaxation after the day’s travel.
For the evening’s entertainment, attendees will be treated to the glamorous Sonara Camp experience. Dinner will include a thoughtfully-curated menu by award-winning resident Chef Franck Sanna of fusion Mediterranean dishes with locally sourced ingredients. The group will also enjoy a full spectrum of activities from sandboarding to Oud musicians, sunset owl and hawk shows to a nighttime fire show.
After breakfast, attendees will be guided on a mountain hike in the picturesque Hajar Mountains. For those seeking an extra dose of adventure, a zipline experience through the scenic mountains will also be available. Spanning a staggering 2.83 kilometers, the Jais Flight holds the title of the longest zipline in the world. With awe-inspiring views of the surrounding mountains, participants will reach speeds of up to 150 kilometers per hour.
A late lunch featuring a blend of cuisines from around the world will await attendees at 1484 by Puro. Named for its height above sea level—1,484 meters— the restaurant is nestled in the Jebel Jais Mountains, providing attendees with an unreal view to complement their culinary experience.
After an action-packed day, the evening will be reserved for attendees to unwind and indulge in their preferred leisure activities. Whether they choose to relax by the pool or indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments at the resort’s rainforest hydrothermal facility, this free time will offer them a chance to recharge and savor the luxury of the resort.
Following breakfast, attendees will be transferred to the sister Ritz-Carlton property in Ras Al Khaimah, the Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Hamra Beach. From there, the group will be invited to explore the captivating Al Jazeera Al Hamra village. With its traditional mud-brick houses and narrow alleyways, this atmospheric village offers a unique glimpse into the past. Attendees will attend a guided tour and learn about the ongoing restoration efforts and immerse themselves in the captivating history of the destination.
Lunch will be served at Skeek Restaurant & Café, a fun and youthful Emirati restaurant with spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf. Attendees will be able to try a range of local foods, including mezze dishes, oversized seafood platters, and mixed grill specials.
The group will then proceed to Suwaidi Pearl Farm for a unique and immersive experience. Attendees will be treated to a guided tour of the facility and learn about the legacy of pearling in Ras Al Khaimah and its importance in the local culture. They will be invited to board a traditional pearl fishing boat and journey to the original fishing village in Al Rams and to the Suwaidi Pearl farmhouse located on a floating pontoon. At the end of the tour, the group will get the chance to participate in opening oysters to find their own Arabian pearl.
Back at the resort, attendees will be invited to relax and enjoy a restful evening by the beach. Dinner will be accompanied by spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf.
On the last day, the group will enjoy breakfast together and have a leisurely morning to make the most of the beachfront location. Paddle-boarding, snorkeling, and kayaking will be offered for those looking to spend some time in the water.
To ensure a seamless departure when the time comes, attendees will be provided with comfortable transfers to a nearby airport.
Contact our dedicated MICE team to find out more about planning an incentive trip in Ras Al Khaimah: https://raktda.com/mice