Golf in Ras Al Khaimah
Written by Ayesha Khan
Ideally situated between the majestic Hajjar Mountains and the Arabian Gulf, the northernmost Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is a sought-after destinationIdeally situated between the majestic Hajjar Mountains and the Arabian Gulf, for leisure and golf.
Boasting two championship golf courses, Ras Al Khaimah welcomes enthusiasts of all levels. The award-winning Al Hamra Golf Club is home to a stunning 6,697m, full-length, 18-hole, par-72 course, winding through lagoons and merging with the Gulf Coast. The club also offers professional training by PGA-qualified staff, and is ideal for corporate retreats.
Wrapped around a mangrove reserve, the Tower Links Golf Club’s challenging 6,583m, 18-hole, par-72 course with sand traps and water hazards will test a golfer’s technique every step of the way. The club’s indoor swing-analysis centre enables golfers to constantly improve their game. alhamragolf.com towerlinks.ae
Journey into Relaxation
The perfect end to a busy golf day culminates at the luxurious Banyan Tree Al Wadi Resort. Indulge in the signature ‘Rainforest’ hydrothermal experience: walk through the cascading Rain Walk; relax in the steam chambers; wake the senses with an ice-water bucket drench; and finally enjoy a massage in a private pavilion.
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Distance: 448 km
Flight Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes