Travel Inspiration: Escape from Budapest to Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

  • 18 Apr 2022 6:23 PM
Travel Inspiration: Escape from Budapest to Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
Explore the Middle East’s pearl of Ras Al Khaimah, located in the northernmost part of UAE, from this base to enjoy a fabulously luxurious resort and a pristine private beach - and a nearby 18-hole championship golf course too, if that's your thing.

Arriving at the Waldorf Astoria you'll be instantly enticed by the elegance and grandeur of this destination which provides an unforgettable getaway by the pristine white sandy beach.

This resort offers signature attentive service, eight stylish restaurants and lounges, and a great range of luxury rooms with pristine views of the Hajar Mountains and Arabian shoreline.

Iconic coastline landmark

This special property is an iconic sight on the coastline of Ras Al Khaimah, the imposing Alhambra palace inspired property nestles neatly in manicured beachfront gardens.

The inside boasts lavish marble interiors, glorious art everywhere, the famed Peacock Alley, a diverse collection of restaurants, extraordinary accommodation and a world-class spa.

The vast rooms offer ocean or golf views, floor-to-ceiling windows and feature black marble bathrooms with baths-made-for-two and luxury toiletries.

Award winning luxury

Inspired by Alhambra Palace, one of the world’s most celebrated monuments of Islamic architecture, the Waldorf Astoria has exquisite Arabian detailing throughout.

You’ll notice the towering golden clock as you enter the lobby, Kufic art, and a distinctive nod to the pearl fishing trade with mother of pearl features throughout the resort.

Ever since opening the Waldorf Astoria in Ras Al Khaimah has received hundreds of awards and remains a firm favourite for travellers seeking the best.

Dining & drinks

Home to eight divine restaurants and bars, this beach resort offers an outstanding range of dining and entertainment experiences to suit each taste and moment of your holiay.

It’s hard to choose from the many restaurants and lounges that offer world-class international cuisine here. From experience favourites are colourful Arabic dishes in Marjan, dry-aged steaks in New York-inspired Lexington Grill, and the delicate Japanese fare in sophisticated UMI.

On vacation you might just fancy a light salad from beachside Azure. Also, as you may imagine, the Waldorf Astoria is the place to be for a lavish afternoon tea in Ras Al Khaimah.

Things to do

Allow yourself to be pampered in the world-class luxury spa, play a variety of beach sports at this family-friendly landmark resort, or just relax by the pool of your choice – for there are a few.

Other resort facilities include a 24-hour fitness centre, two floodlit tennis courts, and water sports from wakeboarding to diving.

The elegant Waldorf Astoria Spa features herbal baths, floatation beds and blissful treatments.

In conclusion, this is an unforgettable base from which to experience Ras Al Khaimah, given the amazingly spacious rooms and suites with indulgent amenities, 'True Waldorf Service' and spectacular views of the Arabian Sea.

From experience, you'll probably be planning your return to this resort before you even leave this elegant yet exceptionally comfortable luxury holiday haven.

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaima
Vienna Street, Al Hamra Village,
Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Getting there

This outstanding 5-star resort is only 1 hour drive from Dubai International Airport. has direct flights between Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc International Airport and Dubai, currently this service operates four times a week.

Travelling in Economy Class you can expect an affordable and comfortable journey, with a variety of food options available on board to suit your preferences, plus other cute conveniences such as touchscreen monitors.

If you're flying with a Value or Flex fare, you can enjoy a complimentary meal. If you’re travelling on a Lite fare, you can pre-order a meal before you fly. A varied selection of snacks and drinks are also available for purchase on all flights.

The seats are innovatively-designed to optimise legroom and maximise well-being. The increased overhead locker and mood lighting system creates an atmosphere that helps you to sit back and enjoy your flight.

Their Business Class offers a more relaxed and personal flying experience. On the ground, you’ll benefit from faster check-in and priority ground services, including a dedicated check-in desk, boarding gate and bus service.

You can also relax before your journey in their Business Lounge at Dubai International Terminal 2 and if your flight departs from Terminal 3, the Emirates Business Class lounge in Dubai.

Then on board you can choose from a range of tasty meals from an internationally-inspired menu for flights over 90 minutes. For shorter journeys, lighter cold meals are served.

Seats in Business Class offer special comfort and pretty luxurious spaciousness. Designed with soft Italian leather, built-in lumbar support, generous recline and extendable leg-rests, they provide a refined opportunity to relax.

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