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Khatt Hot Springs

ust 20 minutes drive from RAK City, through the lush green agricultural land in Digdaga is the oasis town of Khatt that lies at the foot of the mountains. The resort consists of three natural springs of hot mineralized water, which reaches temperatures of 40 C. Visitors can relax in the therapeutic pools and enjoy the other facilities.The recent renovation and development of the natural hot water springs in the famous tourist and agricultural area of Khatt to include private pools with attached treatment rooms, plus a café is open for visitors.The springs healing properties attract many Gulf residents and it has become a tradition and locally popular family picnic location.

The waters of Khatt Springs reach a depth of 90 feet under ground level with temperatures approaching 40 degrees Centigrade. Owing to its mineral content and heat, the water is said to have medicinal benefits for skin ailments such as rheumatic diseases and muscular problems.The area has grown quite famous and is now visited by people from all over the world for treatment of Dermatoses and Rheumatic ailments.

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National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah

Perhaps the greatest insight to the archaeological wonders and the long standing history of Ras Al Khaimah can be gained by a visit to the National Museum, formerly the fort and once the residence of the Ruler of the Emirate.

Located in the old town part of Ras Al Khaimah city, the Museum houses many ancient and fascinating archaeological items all of which are found in RAK. Visitors can explore the natural history room with its extensive collection of shells and other sea shore creatures, see everyday equipment, jewellery, weapons and costumes clothing items used in early Islam times, and visit the Quwasim Room, to trace the history of the British expedition against Ras Al Khaimah in 1809.

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Mussandam Peninsula

Mussandam is dramatic and un-spoilt, with breathtaking natural scenery. It is called the ‘Fjords’ of the Middle East with good reason, a trip to Mussandam, is a trip your not likely to forget in a hurry.As the mountains gain altitude and drop impressively in to the Straits of Hormuz, in the surrounding areas you will see ancient settlements and rock carvings, and abandoned tombs.

The country side ranges from mangroves, sea level sabkha (salt-flats), gravel plains and desert to stunning mountain scenery and the famous ‘fjords of Arabia’, where the mountains plunge steeply into the clear waters of the Strait of Hormuz. Check you have your passport with you to cross over the border, as the area is under Oman control. Therefore if you are touring the area carry your passport with you. We invite you to discover Khasab Fort, Khor Najd Beach or take a Dhow trip along the coast. You are almost guaranteed to see dolphin at any time.

Dibba
Hiking from the village at Wadi Khab A’ Shamis, which is situated north of the Zighi turn off will provide you with some amazing views down over the East Coast and Dibba.
Dhow Boat Building
Ras Al Khaimah’s fortunes in days gone by were built sailing of dhows. These sturdy wooden boats, made by hand can still be seen in Ras Al Khaimah on the Maarid Beach. The people of Ras Al Khaimah were always great seafarers and their history has been shaped more by the seashore rather than on land. From the earliest of times the people of ras al Khaimah used their boats to fishing, pearling and these transporting their trade as far away as Africa and China.