Banyan Tree Al Wadi


At the heart of the desert, nestling in the quiet Wadi Khadeja in the Emirate Ras Al Khaimah, the Bayan Tree Al Wadi does not only feature a supremely relaxing flair but also boasts first-class comforts and luxury. It is an oasis of peace and quiet perfect for recharging the batteries.


The architecture is a marvel of modern design infused with traditional elements. Laid out in the style of an ancient fortress, the Al Wadi blends wonderfully with its natural surroundings and inspires fantasies read more » of nomads, camel trains and billowing desert dust.


Arabian ornaments, dark, precious wood and intricate local artwork adorns the elegant interior. The intriguing design combining contemporary chic with long-standing tradition harmonises most spectacularly with the oasis scenery that lies framed by desert.


Guests enjoy a choice between the romantic canvas-roofed Pool Villas, reminiscent of the desert’s nomads, and the villas designed in a traditional Ras Al Khaimah architecture – the capital of the emirate.


A highlight is the resort’s outstandingly elegant spa, where you may indulge in exciting treatments and soothing massages that put the stress and tension of everyday life far behind.


A twenty minute shuttle ride drops you off at the Bayan Tree Al Wadi’s Beach Club. Apart from the beach thrills and water sports activities, you may sample the delicious international cuisine. And why not settle down for a barbecue that includes sizzling delicacies prepared by world-class chefs, star-strewn heavens and immaculate service?


Another highly romantic setting may be found at the Saffron Tower set in the heart of the Al Wadi desert. The gourmet restaurant specialises on tongue-tantalising Thai cuisine.


And then, of course, there is the Al Waha Restaurant that serves traditional Arabian cuisine sweetened with a view on the terrace and air-conditioning in the elegant dining room.


The cosy lounge and the bar offer a range of exotic cocktails mixed to perfection. It is also the perfect spot to toast to a wonderful desert day with a glass of select wine and make plans for the days to come.


The Banyan group is well known for its expertise in creating treasured wedding celebrations coupled with exclusive honeymoons. The dedicated team pays greatest attention to even the most minute details and ensures your great day becomes a roaring success.


Of course, the Banyan Al Wadi also boasts an entertaining and highly varied activity programme. Canter out into the desert straddling a perfectly trained but fiery horse or take it slow atop a rocking and swaying camel.


The desert has its special traditions: Visit the falconry to learn more about the art of hunting with the help of the quick-winged feathered friends and admire the owls, eagles and other birds of prey.


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The elegant Banyan Tree Al Wadi’s most outstanding feature is the unique, traditional Arabian architecture that blends in perfectly with the rugged desert surroundings.


Savour the strong sun on your read more » skin, the dry wind tousling your hair and the magic flair of a Thousand and One Nights. The Banyan Tree Al Wadi accommodates the distinguished guests in 101 Pool Villas designed in two different styles.


The Al Rimal Deluxe Pool Villas are reminiscent of the traditional mud brick houses found in Ras Al Khaimah, whereas the Tented Pool Villas pick up on the flair of Bedouin tents.


The Al Rimal Deluxe Pool Villas feature a king-sized bed or twin beds and look out over the lush oasis of the resort gardens. Soak up some sun on your private deck and take an occasional dip in your pool to refresh yourself.


The intriguing combination of traditional architecture with state-of-the-art facilities and comforts creates a relaxing ambience that immediately makes you feel at home. Settle in, prepare yourself a steaming mug of tea or coffee or take a nap lost in Arabian fantasies.


The mini bar stocks a selection of cold drinks and the large LCD TV and sound system provide entertainment. However, your favourite spot, most certainly, will surely be the elegant terrace and the sun loungers.


The Al Khaimah Tented Pool Villas invite you to share a Bedouin’s lifestyle, however, without sacrificing even in the slightest modern creature comforts. The sundeck commands a magnificent view of the desert landscape. The facilities are similar to those of the Deluxe Pool Villas.


Arabian art and precious antiques adorn the interior. And while taking a refreshing splash in your private pool, you can rest your eyes on the desert’s dusty expanse. Moreover, the exclusive spa services may all be enjoyed in the comfort of your villa. Welcome!


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The Banyan Tree Al Wadi offers you a host of entertaining activities. For example, explore the 100 hectares large Banyan Tree Al Wadi Reserve atop a sure-footed horse. Moreover, the knowledgeable and friendly read more » guides contribute greatly to the experience.


Those with little or no experience may participate in an initial course before setting off into the reserve. Certainly, a horseback tour is the most authentic and heart-touching way to explore the exciting surroundings.


Alternatively, take it a pace slower, though no less exciting, and hop atop a swaying camelback. These fascinating animals offer a gentle ride – you will learn to love them! And with just a little luck, you will spot some gazelles or Elands.


Those interested in birds of prey and the peculiar art of training them to hunt will enjoy a visit to the falconry, where you will learn a lot about owls, falcons, eagles and other sharp-beaked, feathered friends.


Having spent a long, memorable and dusty day out and about, a visit to the Banyan Tree Al Wadi Spa is just the right way to slow down and wash off the desert dust. Relax in fine style and allow caring hands to provide a treat for body, mind and soul.


The supremely elegant spa facilities are a joy for tired eyes to behold. The therapies are based on ancient Asian lore and apply a range of fragrant oils and fresh herbs and spices.


Of course, you may also decide to just take a refreshing splash in your villa’s private pool. And then, there is the hotel’s nearby Beach Club. A hotel shuttle bus connects you with the beach, where you may snorkel, water-ski, wake-board or go sailing to name just a few of the activities offered.


The turquoise, clear water of the Persian Golf is just perfect for such and similar activities. You may also explore what is beneath the glittering surface with SCUBA gear or a hook, line and sinker. Countless options and memorable days at the Banyan Tree Al Wadi!


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