Hotels in Ras al Khaimah

      Ras al Khaimah Details

      The town of Ras al Khaimah is part of the region of the same name. Its name translates to the top of the tent, and it is located at the southern end of the Persian Gulf. The emirate of Ras al Khaimah has about 300,000 residents, with about 260,000 of them living in the city. The city itself is divided into two sections by a creek that flows through the town. They are known as Old Ras Al Khaimah and Nakheel. The amount of history in the region is incredible, and if you choose an discount hotel here, you may find yourself extending your stay because of how much there is to see. For example, the oldest remains in the area date from the Ubaid Period, covering the years from 5,500 to 3,800 B.C. The ruins near Al Jazeerah Al Hamra consist of large structures, pottery, beads, and other tools indicated that the Bedouin lived in the area at that time. Graves from the Haffet Period (3,200 to 2,600 B.C.) and the Umm al-Nar Civilization (2,600 to 2,000 B.C.) have been discovered here as well.