Ras Al Khaimah (known as RAK by the locals) is a truly marvelous destination offering unimaginable diversity of landscape including imposing mountains, sandy beaches, rich desert dunes and relaxing hot springs. With more than 7,000 years of history reflected in its cultural heritage and architecture, Ras Al Khaimah offers an experience different from any other city in the country. With sunshine most of the year, tourists can take advantage of all sorts of outdoor activities. Make sure to visit the Sheikh Mosque overlooking the city. The perfect tranquil home-base for any trip to the United Arab Emirates, Ras Al Khaimah is just a quick 45 minute drive from Dubai. To get a true taste of the history, natural beauty and culture of the UAE, plan your visit to Ras Al Khaimah today!