get the facts - what to expect!

Is this a half/full board or self catering staycation?

Our bookings are totally self catering, this means that you provide all your own food, there are no restaurants, cafes or shops on site.  You cook for yourself or bring ready prepared food.

As you are self catering do I need to bring all my own items to cook/feed myself?

Yes you do, you need to bring your own food, plates, cups, cutlery, pans etc.  There is a refrigerator in your room to put your food in.  

Is there a supermarket close by in case I need anything?

There are two Carrefours, Lulu and Grandiose close by 5-10 minutes away.  There is a small pet shop on site also.

What is the maximum capacity per accommodation?

Each can have up to 4 people.

Do I need to like and be comfortable around dogs to stay at RAK Glamping?

Yes you do, your hosts who live onsite have a Great Dane and other guests will probably have dogs too.  If you do not like dogs then we strongly recommend you find an alternative staycation option where dogs are not present.

How do I check availability and prices?

Click the "Check availability/Prices" button at the top of this page. Put in your required details and it will give you the pricing.  To check availability put in your required date to see what is shown, if nothing is shown, then there is no availability in any rooms on that date.

How can I cook whilst on site?

There is a gas BBQ on site as well as a microwave.  The gas BBQ also has one ring for use for cooking with a pan.  We can provide you with BBQ utensils on request if you don't have them.

Can I bring my own coal/travel BBQ?

Yes you can.  You MUST use it in the main BBQ area away from the tents/cabin.

Is there a kitchen?

There is a kitchen area on site with washing up liquid and hand soap available, you will need to bring your own dishcloth and sponge if needed.

Is there drinking water?

We have double-filtered tap water on site, although slightly salty it is perfectly OK to drink and is chilled also. 

Do I need to bring any bedding?

No you don't.  Your accommodation has full bedding, pillows and sheets.

Do you provide towels and toiletries?

Yes we do, one towel per person and toiletries include shower gel, shampoo and body lotion.

Will my shower/toilet room be private?

Yes, each accommodation has its own private shower/toilet room, there is no sharing.

Is there a TV in the accommodation?

Only The Cabin has TV (Netflix) the tents do not have TV's.

Is there WiFi?

No we do not have broadband on site, we use our mobile phones and data coverage is very good here.

Can I bring my dog with me?

Yes you can.  We welcome dogs.  As you would expect there are a few rules to follow:

We do not accept puppies under 6 months of age or female dogs on heat/in season, if you arrive with a young puppy or dog on heat you will be refused entry and your payment will not be refunded.

*Your dog MUST be sociable with other dogs and people, if not we will cancel your booking without refund.

*Your dog MUST be vaccinated, please ensure you bring your dog's vaccination book.

*You MUST supervise your dog at all times inside and outside the accommodation.

*Control your dog at all times.

*Pick up poo after your dog.

*Discourage your dog from peeing up the side of the accommodation, encourage your dog to use the trees, bushes, grass, sand etc.

*You accept that we are not responsible for any accident that your dog has whilst on site.

Can my dog go inside the tent/cabin?

Yes as long as he or she is fully toilet/potty trained and does not chew.  Any damages will be required to be paid by you before check out.

Is there a swimming pool?

No there is not a swimming pool on camp, although your dog is more than welcome to paddle in the pond/water feature.

What time is check out?

Check out is by 12 noon (midday), if you wish to stay longer check with us, if there is nobody checking in after you, we can extend this to 5pm at no extra cost, as we are nice like that :)

If I want to go and explore Ras al Khaimah during my stay and cannot take my dog, can you look after him or her?

Yes we can, our kennels at Homely Petz are also onsite, we can offer Doggy Daycare if you wish to go out.  Do not under any circumstances leave your dog un-attended in your accommodation, this will lead to an instance cancellation without refund.  If you think you may use this facility ensure you remember to bring along your dog's vaccination book.  Additional charges apply.

Is there horse riding?

Although we have 2 horses they are retired and are no longer ridden but do love treats of carrots and apples (so remember to bring some along they love being spoilt!).  Do ask us about horse riding that maybe available at the Stables next door, in the winter months sometimes horse riding is available for children, this is all subject to availability.

Is the site completed fenced?

Yes it is, part fenced and part walled, although secure we do ask that you supervise your children and dogs at all times as it is a desert environment.  If dogs are persistent and not supervised there is the possibility of digging out under the fences.

Can I play music?

You are welcome to play music either in your accommodation or at the communal Majilis Area, please respect your fellow guests and hosts (who live on site) in keeping the volume sensible.  We have the right to ask you to turn the volume down or turn it off if it is seen to be disturbing others.

Do I need a 4x4 car to get to you, is there any off road driving?

You can get to us in any type of car, there is no off road driving and there are roads all the way.  Free parking also as well as disabled parking if needed (let us know in advance).

Are the Massage/Reiki sessions available?

At present due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not able to offer these at present.

Homely Petz Estate

Al Dahaisa Stables

Ras al Khaimah in the UAE

TEL: 00971 50 8717 072


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