Near+Far’s Airbnb of the Week spotlights unique and desirable private rentals across the Middle East, offering a private, stylish, and homely alternative to a hotel stay. This week’s is a Ras Al Khaimah villa, around an hour’s drive from Dubai, and moments from the beach and vibrant Al Hamra community
A Three-Bedroom Modern Ras Al Khaimah villa
Positioned between the serene Ras Al Khaimah desert and vibrant Al Hamra beach community lies a fantastic spot for a long weekend escape, or holiday, with friend or family. This stylish retreat calls on guests seeking an escape from the ordinary, promising an unforgettable sojourn amongst the emirate’s natural beauty, with three spacious bedrooms and a private pool and a garden. The villa’s whitewashed architecture is modern and minimalist, while its spacious interiors are adorned with tasteful décor, such as coffee table books and design-led pieces. Its spacious bedrooms, equipped with plush bedding and modern amenities, ensure a restful night’s sleep, while the fully equipped kitchen allows for culinary creations to be enjoyed amidst the villa’s serene ambience.
The host of the villa has been welcoming guests since 2018 and is known for being supportive and providing a seamless experience – making it a perfect group or family escape for the UAE long weekend or even for an impromptu getaway from the city hustle.
Nestled in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, the northernmost region of the United Arab Emirates, this modern and minimalist Ras Al Khaimah villa invites you to discover a rich mosaic of diverse landscapes, cultural heritage, and exhilarating adventures. Whether you marvel at the majestic peaks of the Hajar Mountains or bask in the sun-kissed beaches that frame the coastline, Ras Al Khaimah offers stunning scenery that will imprint unforgettable memories in your mind. With a convenient one-hour drive from Dubai and two hours and 35 minutes from Abu Dhabi, this Airbnb is a perfect choice for a spontaneous escape with your loved ones.
The villa features three elegant bedrooms that can comfortably accommodate up to nine guests – making it ideal for friends, groups, and families. The kitchen is fully equipped with premium appliances, such as a microwave, an oven, a refrigerator, a splendid Nespresso machine, and a variety of cooking utensils, allowing you to whip up delicious meals and share them with your companions. The villa’s well-kept patio area provides a wonderful setting for outdoor dining, whether you want to sip afternoon tea or barbecue under the desert stars. Unwind in the private garden with stunning views, savouring the peace and quiet of the surroundings. This unique villa caters to the needs and preferences of every family member. A plethora of children’s games, books, and toys keep the little ones entertained, while the lovely garden, the sunloungers, and the private hot tub offer ample space for the adults to rejuvenate and refresh. For those who seek entertainment, a 75-inch LED TV with a surround sound system is available, both indoors and outdoors, ensuring cinematic experiences under the starry sky. Guests can also enjoy the private outdoor infinity pool that’s open 24 hours – heated throughout.
This serene Airbnb provides everything you need for a laid-back getaway with your family or friends who share your love for nature. The villa’s three bedrooms, two of which feature king beds and one with a spacious bunk bed, offer ample space for restful slumber. Each bedroom is tastefully decorated with elegant and minimalist elements while four well-appointed bathrooms (all bedroomed with ensuites) ensure that guests can relax in the utmost comfort. The wardrobe is equipped with a hairdryer, torch, lamp, and generous hanging space, ensuring comfort and convenience for longer stays. The spacious walk-in closets offer extra room for storing personal items, making the villa a truly welcoming abode.
What do do near your Ras Al Khaimah Airbnb
While the villa offers much-needed peace, a world of captivating experiences awaits just beyond its doorstep. Step out into the embrace of nature and immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Ras Al Khaimah, where pristine beaches, cultural gems, and thrilling adventures await.
Al Hamra Beach: A Cove of Coastal Bliss
A mere 10 minutes from the villa, Al Hamra Beach beckons with its soft, white sands and turquoise waters, painting a picture of coastal bliss. Stroll along the serene shoreline, feeling the gentle rhythm of the waves beneath your feet. Bask in the warmth of the Arabian sun, letting its golden rays caress your skin. Or, dive into the refreshing embrace of the sea, invigorating your senses with a swim in the crystal-clear waters.
Mina Al Arab: A Journey Through Time
Venture into the heart of cultural heritage at Mina Al Arab, a captivating fusion of traditional architecture and modern elegance. Explore the labyrinthine alleyways, adorned with wind towers and traditional houses, and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of the emirate’s past. Admire the intricate details of the architecture, each element whispering tales of a bygone era.
A Tapestry of Thrills
For those seeking an adrenaline rush, Ras Al Khaimah offers a plethora of thrilling adventures. Embrace the wind as you soar through the skies on a paragliding adventure, or embark on an exhilarating dune-bashing experience, traversing the vast expanses of the desert landscape. For a more serene adventure, rent a kayak and explore the tranquil waters of the Arabian Gulf, discovering hidden coves and secluded beaches.