Welcome to Banyan Tree Al Wadi

Dear Guests,

It's a pleasure to welcome you to Banyan Tree Al Wadi, an oasis of indulgence.

Ras Al Khaimah is renowned for its pristine natural attractions, from the breathtaking desert greenery to the majestic Al Hajar Mountains.  Coupled with a charming quaint town centre, Ras Al Khaimah offers a deeper sense of escapism and relaxation.

Located in the tranquil eco rich Wadi Khadeja and keeping with the company's commitment to the environment, Banyan Tree Al Wadi is designed to retain the natural feel, topography and vegetation of the desert.

Choose from a wide selection of recreational activities and experiences on the resort and around Ras Al Khaimah. From rejuvenating spa sessions at our award winning Banyan Tree Spa Al Wadi, breathtaking falconry shows, nature walks to discover the Arabian wildlife and our resident Gazzelle and Oryx, guests can also learn the ancient art of archery whilst the little ones are entertained at our Kids Club.

The resort is designed to complement our desert oasis setting; by combining luxury with nature we offer the best of both worlds for diserning travelers. We look forward to making your stay comfortable and providing you with a personalized service, complementing the quality of our facilities at Banyan Tree Al Wadi and Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach.


Axel Jarosch

General Manager


Axel Jarosch – General Manager of Banyan Tree Al Wadi and Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach, United Arab Emirates (UAE).  Axel will work closely with the resort teams to ensure smooth operations between the two resorts, meeting business targets and achieving a high standard of guest satisfaction.

Prior to joining Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, Axel held a number of management roles in the hospitality industry, most recently as the General Manager at Six Senses Zighy Bay. Axel brings with him a wealth of over 20 years experience to the role and over six years working in the MENA region.

Axel’s past roles have included Operations Director responsible for the hotel openings of Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, based in Abu Dhabi and before this he held the positions of General Manager with Anantara in Oman, Bali and Indonesia during pre-opening stages. Axel has also held managerial roles at Per AQUUM, Constance Hotels, InterContinental Hotel Group and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Group. In addition to his time in the Gulf, Axel has worked in Sri Lanka, the Seychelles, Namibia and Mauritius.

Axel holds a Bachelors degree in International Hotel Economics and Hospitality from Fritz Gabler Hotelfachschule Heidelberg, Germany and additional qualifications from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. In his spare time, during his spare time, a father of three Axel enjoys travelling and spending time with his family.