Dubai may be the best place in the UAE for nightlife, but that doesn’t mean that some of the other Emirates don’t host some great nightlife spots too.
Today we take a deep dive into Nightlife in Ras Al Khaimah, what there is and all the information you need to have a great night out whilst on vacation in RAK.
Can You Drink Alcohol in Ras Al Khaimah?
If you want to have a few bottles to celebrate the spectacular nightlife in Ras Al Khaimah, then it’s better to be aware of what laws say about alcohol and the drinking age in this emirate.
Just like Dubai, the drinking age in Ras Al Khaimah is also 21. Never dare to twist this age restriction because they can ask you to show your ID card to check your age. Better to keep your ID card with you while heading for a bar or club in Ras Al Khaimah.
In Ras Al Khaimah, alcohol is served only in licensed bars and restaurants associated with hotels. There is no other way to get it here.
Please keep in mind that laws related to alcohol and narcotic substances all across UAE is very stringent and Ras Al Khaimah is not an exception to this. Driving under the influence of alcohol or any other drugs will land you immediately behind bars.
In short, The UAE shows zero-tolerance for drink driving or public drinking.
However, this doesn’t mean you cannot responsibly enjoy the nightlife in RAK.
The Best of Nightlife In Ras Al Khaimah
When in the UAE, it’s quite normal for tourists and travellers to consider Dubai as the most reliable place to enjoy fabulous nightlife and they are not wrong at all. But the UAE has more to offer! Ras Al Khaimah is one of those places where good times all through is night is guaranteed.
There are a number of vibrant bars and pulsating nightclubs in and around the city of Ras Al Khaimah that make this small Emirate a beguiling party destination. The best part is, these night-time destinations are never as crowded as the ones you see in Dubai. That’s the beauty of nightlife in Ras Al Khaimah.
Where to Find The Best Nightlife in Ras Al Khaimah
Contrary to popular belief, Ras Al Khaimah has crafted a really special niche in the hearts of hard-core party animals. Let’s check out the best nightclubs where you can visit for an amazing night-out in the city.
1. Stallion Night Club
Looking for the hottest nightclubs in Ras Al Khaimah? It’s our beloved Stallion Night Club of course. This club always attracts huge crowds every night of the week. The club also flaunts an uber-cool interior with the best-in-class sound system to bring the dance beat to life.
If you look at the playlist of the Stallion, you will be greeted by their electrifying mix of dance numbers, popular chart hits, Latin numbers and Arabic songs. This is the place that has something for everyone.
Stallion Night Club is known for its drink specials to elevate the party mood more. You can dance away to the hottest beats designed by their resident DJ or just sit back and chill out the night. Friendly staff members of the club are always ready to help you with anything.
Thursday to Tuesday: 18.00 PM – 04.00 AM
Friday: 17.00 PM – 04.15 AM
Near Hilton Garden Inn, Al Jazaah Road, Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
2. Club Acacia
Club Acacia is one of the hottest party destinations in the town. This club is definitely adding more attractions to Ras Al Khaimah’s nightlife scene. Located at the gorgeous property of Bin Majid Acacia Hotel and Apartments, you can trust this club blindfolded for a breathtaking night-time.
At Acacia, party goers can enjoy the Light Fantastic and jive till the dawn with their resident DJ numbers and show band. This party destination houses Private Karaoke rooms along with some Snooker and Darts. Live music and belly dancing performances are enough to make your night ventures more fun-filled.
The club gives a special shoutout to all those lovely ladies out there with a Tuesday Ladies Night. Free house beverages are the added attraction for sure.
The expert culinary team of Acacia Club takes you on a fascinating journey through the flavours and savours of traditional Arabic, Far Eastern, Mediterranean and local cuisine.
Everyday 10.00 PM to 04.00 AM
Bin Majid Acacia Hotel and Apartments, Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah
3. XCLUSIVE Night Club
If you are looking for a place with some scintillating music scene in Ras Al Khaimah, then there’s no better destination than XclusiV Night Club.
The resident DJ Lola of the club will lead you to make a round of world with her finely curated playlist consisting of all those groovy tunes ranging from the 80s to the recent time.
This hip party destination definitely worth your time. XclusV nightclub is just perfect for people who love to party in groups and loves it to be vibrant. Thanks to its unique clubbing ambience, XclusiVis rightfully one of the best nightclubs in Ras Al Khaimah where party hoppers gather to make the most out of every night.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday: 22.00 PM to 03.00 AM
Thursday and Friday: 21.00 PM to 03.00 PM
Sunday and Monday: Closed
Double Tree by Hilton Resort & Spa, Marjan Island Boulevard 1, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
4. Pulso Night Club
Pulso is not a typical nightclub as it doesn’t have any DJ performing for the crowd but still, it is one of the best night-joints in Ras Al Khaimah. This club is particularly known for its extravagant set-up to fill the evening with sheer leisure and indulgence.
Pulso doesn’t have any DJ Night. So what? They have an in-house band that plays live for the audience. When you are at Pulso, you will never feel the need of having a DJ night because this live band performance will keep you glued. The experience is truly different and special here. The club also hosts Ladies Nights regularly.
At Pulso, you can spot an elegant restaurant serving freshly prepared foods paired with a tempting assortment of fine wines and beverages. Whether you choose to dance the night away with live entertainment or to relax with great foods – you are going to have a wonderful time at Pulso.
Everyday from 21.00 PM to 03.30 AM
Prime Hotel Ras Al Khaimah, Al Qusaidat, United Arab Emirates
5. Club 55
Sleek, suave and stylish – that’s what Club 55 is all about! When your aim is to hunt down the trendiest nightclub in Ras Al Khaimah, you can’t find anything better than this upscale entertainment centre. This club attracts the most fashionable crowds in the town and no wonder you need to flaunt your best stylish side to impress the crowd there.
Club 55 features theme nights, ladies nights, international DJ nights regularly at their premises. They also have some great offers like an open bar package, happy hours to set the party mood without worrying about the budget.
There is no entry fee from Saturday to Wednesday. Guests need to pay the Entrance Fee after 01.00 AM on Thursday and Friday. Club 55 with its unmatched ambience, impressive drink assortment, flawless service, friendly staff members, stylish crowd and outstanding music is just on point to have a memorable nightlife in Ras Al Khaimah.
Everyday from 22.00 PM to 04.15 AM
Opposite Cookie Accommodation, Al Jazirah Al Hamra, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
6. Pebbles Sports Bar
Well, Pebbles Sports Bar is not a nightclub and we guess, you have already figured it out from the name. Pebbles is one of the oldest pubs in Ras Al Khaimah. If you’re okay to explore a more calming yet exciting ambience in contrast to a typical nightclub, Pebbles is a good choice.
This sports bar combines hospitality and high hops together with their live sports, pub games, dart rooms, world-class cuisine, live music and a dive bar atmosphere.
Pebbles Sports Bar will certainly not allow you to sit there till dawn but it’s just perfect if you want to call it a day a few hours before the dawn strikes.
Everyday from 14.00 PM to 02.00 AM
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Salem Road (E11 Road), Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Other Things To Do At Night In Ras Al Khaimah?
Ras Al Khaimah promotes a serene and peaceful beach vacation in particular. It would be wrong to expect a sparkly nightlife as you see in other cities like Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Ras Al Khaimah does have it’s limitations with nightlife, but has some fabulous places too.
We also recommend you to book a hotel that comes with a nightclub or at least sits close to one for ease.
If you wish to explore more other than the nightclubs, then you can try these things while vacationing in Ras Al Khaimah:
- A private beach party can be arranged with the help of your hotel
- Overnight Chalet Camping is also a unique experience at Ras Al Khaimah
- A mesmeric dinner cruise on a traditional wooden Dhow
- For some adrenalin rush, book your afternoon desert safari paired with BBQ dinner
- Head for some bars or restaurants where you can enjoy great entertainment options at night
Here is our short and quick guide for the nightlife in Ras Al Khaimah. Hopefully, you can derive fair enough info from this post to design your perfect night out.
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