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Overnight Getaway in Ras al-Khaimah

Overnight Getaway in Ras al-Khaimah

One thing to know about me-- I love a cheap getaway.

Living in Abu Dhabi allows you access to many beautiful hotels and resorts-- making it easy to enjoy a fun stay-cation. If you're visiting the UAE and feel up for a little adventure-- you can indulge in a mini getaway too. You can stick around Abu Dhabi, take a short trip to Dubai, or venture a little further North (like we did) to Ras al-Khaimah

The United Arab Emirates is a small country so taking road trips are a breeze--it will only take you a few hours to drive through all of the Emirates. (click here for more information about the UAE)

With a little one on the way, I’ve done my best to enjoy as much fun and alone time with the husband as I can before my whole world changes.

We found a great deal through a Facebook ad (I guess they really do know how to target their audience) on an overnight stay at an all-inclusive resort in Ras al-Khaimah -- all food and beverages were included. It was perfect for us since I was too far along in my pregnancy to comfortably fly anywhere to get out of the city.

You could enjoy a few days at the resort if you so choose, but we just opted for the one night. It was on a lovely beach and had one of our favorite features of any hotel or resort-- a swim up bar. On this trip I got to enjoy being in the pool and drinking fresh juices while my husband enjoyed the cocktails. 

One thing to keep in mind when finding a good travel deal in the UAE outside of Abu Dhabi and Dubai-- the resort may not be as luxurious as you would expect. We did not mind this as we prefer a more casual atmosphere with no dress codes.

A stay at any resort in the Emirates has the feel and the fun of a relaxing tropical vacation (one of the many perks of living here). 

Whether you live in the UAE or just here for a visit-- don’t forget there are more Emirates to see than Abu Dhabi and Dubai. You’ll probably end up saving yourself some dough and enjoy a less crowded vacation spot. You’re also likely to see camels roaming on your drive through the desert too.





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  1. Sounds like fun! It is a beautiful place!

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  2. It's great that you have this opportunity to take advantage of cheap local getaways - places that other pay a lot to get to. Most people don't have that opportunity. Good that you are taking advantage of it.

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  3. OMG, If I just, would love to go for a holiday!!

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  4. It looks and sounds like the perfect break for you before the baby arrived. Great photos too

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  5. UAE looks like a fabulous place to visit! A trip through the Middle East just might have to be my next vacation.

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  6. It is wonderful to find these gem locations! I've visited UAE many years ago and was blown away.

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  7. I want to visit the UAE one day. It is on my bucket list. This place sounds amazing!

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  8. Looks beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing!

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