Ras Al Khaimah; August 09, 2020: Al Hamra Mall and Manar Mall in Ras Al Khaimah celebrated Eid Al Adha with a series of entertainment and innovative activations, catering to customers of all ages. Residents and visitors to the two malls enjoyed three days of unrivalled entertainment experiences featuring roaming performances, games for children, and a book fair.
Manar Mall is offering an exciting line-up of fun-filled activities for kids such as mascot shows, and arts & crafts workshops all summer long until August 31, 2020. Spreading the love of reading to all adults and children, Al Hamra Mall is also hosting a month-long book fair in partnership with DC Books until August 31. The fair showcases an array of best-selling books from national and international publishers covering every genre including fiction, non-fiction, thriller, romance, classics, and children’s specials.
This is just the start of more exciting things to come. The two malls aim to continue enhancing the visitor shopping experience by hosting innovative campaigns and joyous experiences throughout the summer season.
Offering a dynamic mix of shopping outlets, restaurants and entertainment venues, Manar Mall and Al Hamra Mall are ideal destinations to spend quality time with family and friends
Al Hamra Mall:
With its distinguishing Arabesque architecture inspired by the region’s vast heritage and located within the award-winning residential community of Al Hamra Village, Al Hamra Mall offers a unique shopping experience to Ras Al Khaimah’s multicultural population as well as the visitors and tourists received each year from all around the world.
Since its opening in 2010, Al Hamra Mall has become one of the most popular retail destinations in Ras Al Khaimah. Spanning across 27,000 square meters of Gross Leasable Area (GLA), this two-storey mall houses in excess of 130 local and international retail brands, an extensive variety of F&B outlets plus modern and exciting entertainment options. Brands include H&M, Sephora, Adidas, Mothercare and Boots in addition to some of the UAE’s most iconic homegrown retail brands.
The mall offers over 20 dining options including Nando’s, Chili’s, Shakespeare And Co, Pizza express and Burger King alongside some of the best entertainment options in the market such as Funville, an immersive indoor play area for children and Vox Cinema which features eight unique cinematic experiences.
RAK Medical Centre recently opened a state-of-the-art facility in the mall to cater for the ever-growing demand for healthcare services from residents and are a very welcome addition to the mix.
Anchored by Spinneys hypermarket and with a strong portfolio of services including pharmacies, men’s and women’s salons and car hire options, Al Hamra Mall caters for all.
The mall also operates complimentary shuttle bus services to numerous hotels in Ras Al Khaimah to make access to the mall as convenient as possible.
Opened in 2000, Manar Mall was the first major mall to open in the Emirate and has been the first-choice venue for both shopping and entertainment in the Ras Al Khaimah ever since.
With a beautiful, aesthetic waterfront setting, Al Hamra’s flagship mall is situated in the heart of Ras Al Khaimah and is one of the most recognisable and well-known buildings in the Emirate.
With 55,000 square meters of Gross Leasable Area (GLA), Manar Mall houses 200 local and international retail brands, an extensive variety of F&B outlets plus modern and exciting entertainment options.
Brands include the first ever Zara in Ras Al Khaimah, H&M, Marks and Spencer, Adidas and Sun and Sand Sports as well a mix of both international and regional jewellery retailers and some of the UAE’s most iconic homegrown retail brands.
Manar Mall continues to strengthen its already comprehensive food offering with the recent additions of Shake Shack®, Dunkin Donuts and Chili’s.
Entertainment options include Tridom which is Ras Al Khaimah’s largest indoor entertainment park, a multi-screen Novo Cinema and Gymnation, a state-of-the-art 24-hour gym with breathtaking creek views.
Anchored by Carrefour hypermarket and with a strong portfolio of services including pharmacies, women’s salons and money exchanges Manar Mall is without doubt the premier shopping and leisure destination in the Emirate.
The next phase of the development will see a 10,000 sqm waterfront promenade opening in 2020 offering spectacular views, a host of leisure activities and exclusive, external dining options. This will be a must-visit tourist attraction and will add something very special to the overall experience.
Work is also already underway to build a 250-room mid-scale hotel, Rove Manar Mall in partnership with Emaar Hospitality Group that will have a direct and dedicated access into the mall. The hotel is expected to be completed by 2021.
About Ras Al Khaimah:
Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) is the northernmost of the seven Emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. It is known for its rich history, dating back 7,000 years, and diverse landscape, from 64km of pristine beaches, to terracotta deserts and an imposing mountain backdrop. The Emirate is home to the highest peak in the UAE, Jebel Jais, which features the world’s longest zip line, at almost 3km.
Ras Al Khaimah is also centrally located at the modern crossroad between Europe, Asia and Africa, with one third of the world’s population within four hour’s flying time, making it an ideal location for businesses to expand into the UAE, the Middle East and Africa and beyond. Indeed, the World Bank’s Doing Business report ranks Ras Al Khaimah 30th out of 190 economies for ease of doing business.
At the Emirate’s economic heart lies multiple major companies and diverse sectoral interests, including manufacturing and tourism. Major companies include: RAK Ceramics, RAKBANK, Julphar Pharmaceuticals, RAK Ports, RAK Rock, Stevin Rock, RAK Economic Zone, RAK Gas. Supporting these industries is a modern infrastructure, state-of-the-art industrial areas and business parks and world-class hotels, facilities and attractions for tourists.
For the past decade, Ras Al Khaimah has been consistently rated ‘A’ by Fitch and Standard & Poor’s rating agencies and already the Emirate is home to more than 38,000 businesses from 100 countries representing over 50 industries. RAK Courts is also the fastest court in the world at enforcing contracts in commercial disputes.
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