Published on : Saturday, January 21, 2017
Romancing the stone with the pinkest of diamonds, ride into the sunset on a beautiful Arabian horse, ask a Harris hawk to deliver a personalised proposal and dine under the stars in one of the most romantic destinations. The personal concierge team at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah are set to ensure the most romantic Valentine’s Day by offering True Waldorf Service.
Take to the golden hues of the desert on the back of a striking Arabian horse for a romantic stroll, or gallop through seemingly endless dunes and experience the peace and tranquillity of nature at sunrise, or sunset. Surprise your loved one with a beautiful picnic hamper brimming with romantic goodies from the award winning chefs at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. Pop the bubbles and enjoy a time of togetherness.
Perhaps pop the question with the aid of cupids little helper, the graceful Harris hawk who can deliver a proposal message and a sparkling ring to your beau. Our in-house falconer will ensure that everything flies smoothly.
Guests can choose from a whole host of accommodation at the palatial hotel, from the mighty and lavish junior suites, the Royal Suite or to be totally spoiled, the extravagant Imperial Suite – a room that spans two floors, has an elegant sitting room, dining room, two bedrooms and a huge wrap-around, 360 degree balcony surrounding the master bedroom on the 23rd floor.
There is so much ‘romance’ on offer at the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, couples can experience transforming spa treatments, such as a Calm Waves massage together in the VIP Suite, share the intimate steam room and have a rose petal bath in the sunken Jacuzzi. Guests can choose to have romance brought to their room in the form of the Bath Master, or simply take some time together to write messages in the sand or walk hand in hand along the shores.
Waldorf Astoria Spa is also introducing Heaven Skincare, a quintessentially British Brand. They are the pioneers in results driven organic based skincare. The innovative founder, Deborah Mitchell has developed and invented the elite range to offer exceptional quality and unprecedented results. With a huge celebrity following and an ever growing global presence, Heaven Skincare prides itself on aligning with luxurious and sophisticated spas.
Guests can try something completely different and have a pamper day with makeup artists and hairdressers to the stars. The personal concierge team can arrange indulgent makeovers to in the comfort of their own rooms. Visualise being on the front cover of a magazine.
As the sun sets over the Arabian Gulf, canapés and bubbles or one of the Valentine’s signature pink cocktails or mocktails can be served on the various terraces of the hotel, on the beach or even in one of the cocooned cabanas that are dotted throughout the gardens.
With three signature restaurants – Japanese UMI, award-winning steak house Lexington Grill, Middle Eastern Marjan or some specially sought out divine outdoor dining areas, there is something special on the menu for everyone. Add flowers, candles, messages or proposals into the mix and there is sure to be some enchantingly and unforgettable memories created.
Guests can choose to have a lazy start to the day with breakfast in the room, on their balcony or in the gardens. Take to the Jebel Jais mountains in a super car for some thrills and spills or enjoy some peaceful and romantic moments together.