Brilliant gold deserts, flawless white beaches and hot springs are typical of Ras al Khaimah (or 'RAK'), whilst lofty mountains create an impressive backdrop for the UAE's northernmost emirate. With a steady track record for rapid growth, Ras al Khaimah's skyline is growing ever more impressive, but it is its skill for creating stunning luxury island resorts that have really drawn the eyes of the international community. Year-round sunshine creates the ideal climate for beach holidays, and with a 40 mile coastline there is no shortage of sand or sea! Experience first-class leisure facilities, entertainment and relaxing spa escapes on the beach resorts of Ras al Khaimah. Then investigate all the latest restaurants, many of which specialise in gourmet international cuisine. Visitors of all ages can enjoy this family friendly emirate, as there are mountain tours, desert camps, water sports and sailing cruises all available here. Ras al Khaimah is built on over 5,000 years of colourful history and culture, and if you want to learn more about the region, than duck into the RAK National Museum, see the stunning Dhayah Fort, and see the fascinating ruins of Jazirat al-Hamra, an old fishing village.