Hotel Review | Intercontinental Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa

Hotel Review | Intercontinental Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa

Part of the IHG global portfolio, the Intercontinental Resort Ras Al Khaimah & Spa is a brand new resort offering sea views of the glistening waters of the Arabian Gulf from every room and soaring mountains combined with Middle Eastern hospitality.


This elegant resort on Hayat Island is approximately 1 hour from Dubai International Airport, 25 minutes from Ras International Airport and 20 minutes to the city centre.  

The hotel also offers many day trips to some of Ras Al Khaimah’s most exciting spots, including visits to the Suwaidi Pearl Farm, dhow cruises through the mangroves and desert safari excursions. The Ras Al-Khaimah National Museum and the Dhayah Fort in the city centre are also attractions nearby.


The Intercontinental hotel is set in an idyllic island setting amongst lush green landscapes and powdery white sand with amazing views of the Arabian Gulf; you will feel at home in this exclusive property that takes care of your every need.


Enjoy Turkish and Lebanese dishes with 360-degree sea views at Levant & Nar, or try a sharing platter at NoHo Bar & Grill. Try a refreshing cocktail, watch the sunset at ShaSha, sample an international whiskey, or try a light bite at Amarbar. Enjoy fusion cuisine and flavours at Saffar while Ramsa is open throughout the day serving coffees, cakes and pastries. 

There are abundant choices to tantalise your tastebuds with exquisite cuisines in venues with their own unique stories for any taste.

Rooms, Suites & Villas

The 351-room resort is set right on the beachfront with views of the glistening waters of the Arabian Gulf, embracing an island lifestyle in sea-facing rooms, suites, and villas. 

Some accommodation offers private pool villas and the exclusive Club InterContinental experience. Each room features luxurious amenities, an en-suite bathroom equipped with a rain shower, a large flat-screen TV, and an IPTV System.

We were upgraded to the Intercontinental King Room with sea view consisting of a massive balcony overlooking the pool, including views of the whole resort and the majestical Arabian Sea. Equipped with a decor of neutral tones, comfortable beds, bathrobes, slippers and luxurious amenities, including electric curtains perfect for making you feel at home at ease.

Club Lounge

The Club InterContinental has exclusive privileges which start before you even arrive with a seamless pre-arrival consultation. This dedicated team will welcome and take care of you throughout your stay. 

Club InterContinental Rooms include access to the Club InterContinental Lounge with a private pool, deep soaking jacuzzi, and culinary offers throughout the day, including favourites such as evening canapes cocktails and afternoon tea. The food is exceptional with plenty of choices over breakfast, so no need to go to a restaurant.

Club Lounge Benefits include Club Lounge Access (All Day 07:00 – 23:00,Breakfast 07:00 -10:30am (weekend till 11:00am), Afternoon tea 15:00 – 17:00, Pre-dinner cocktail 18:00 – 20:00 and Private Swimming Pool & Jacuzzie.


Swim-up Pool Bar

Spa & Fitness Centre

Adults can indulge in a Spa offering a Hamman and treatment rooms or stay active in the health centre or utilise the fully-equipped state-of-the-art gym.

Kids Club

The Planet Trekkers Kids’ Club and unique Teens Club with modern-day facilities are available to keep the kids entertained. There is also a tennis court and a separate kids’ pool.

The Beach

Enjoy the luxury of an exclusive private white sandy beach.

Final Thoughts

We were fortunate to have experienced this hotel resort on its opening week. Everything felt so fresh and brand new; it almost felt like you didn’t want to touch anything without disturbing the peace.

It is a very luxurious hotel resort in a fantastic location, so close to the Arabian sea and a place you can truly unwind and enjoy the serenity of peace and relaxation.

IHG Rewards

The IHG hotel loyalty program is an IHG Rewards incentive, and as its part of the Intercontinental Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa we we able to earn reward points towards our next stay.

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