Discover the country’s ancient soul and warm Omani culture alongside its diverse landscapes that are worthy of exploration. From towering sand dunes, pink lakes, magnificent green hills and milky white beaches to bustling souks, stunning mosques and impressive forts. A peaceful oasis in the Middle East, luxury travel to Oman exquisitely blends tradition with modernity and feels a million miles away from its shiny neighbour, the United Arab Emirates.
With a coastline stretching nearly two thousand miles, a beach holiday to Oman doesn’t disappoint. Children in particular this slice of Arabian magic and every great family holiday to Oman starts in Muscat, looking out over the Gulf of Oman where your days can be filled with wandering around mesmerising cultural sites, riding an Arabian horse along the pristine Yiti beach or on a boat trip getting up close to dolphins. And when night draws in, enjoy live music at the Royal Opera House. Nearby Nizwa makes a great day trip to explore its renowned markets and the historical Nizwa Fort.
Step outside the city to experience Oman’s countryside where you can explore the poster-child for the desert, Wahiba Sands, with thrilling dune bashing and spectacular stargazing. The mountains of Dhofar offer the chance to catch a glimpse of the rare Arabian leopard in its habitat and travel to Wadi Dawkah for an authentic Omani experience of harvesting sought-after frankincense from the Boswellia sacra tree. Let us show the beauty and charm of Oman with a luxury holiday to this Middle Eastern empire.
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This journey has everything from luxury resort hotels where everyone can relax either in the pool or on the beach, to adventure excursions where you’ll become budding desert explorers with a visit to the shifting sands of Wahiba Sands to rugged mountain ranges.VIEW EXPERIENCE
For many, Lawrence of Arabia represents a golden age of intrepid travel that's long been lost. But you'll follow the sandy footsteps of Lawrence and live the explorer's dream in Oman, his former stomping ground. This ten-day trip will have you truly compelled by the country's mystical Middle Eastern magic.VIEW EXPERIENCE
View the nestling turtles with an experienced guide and teacher at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. There are two opportunities to view these endangered animals, early in the morning and late at night both without disturbing their nests.
Enjoy a sunset BBQ in the desert of Wahiba Sands. Sample traditional Omani dishes around a campfire with local entertainment of local Bedouin music and dancing.
Perched on the edge of a vast canyon, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar promises a natural high. The highest resort in the Middle East, the remote rugged vistas that unfurl from every angle leave an indelible stamp on your soul. Built like an authentic Omani fort, there are traditional touches like pendant lanterns, curving archways and low-rise buildings. It wows from every aspect – it featured on
The first luxury resort of its kind in Wahiba Sands, Arabian Nights Resort delivers an experience its very name conjures: starry night skies, rolling rust-red dunes and a crimson sunset sinking beneath the sand. They’re landscapes you can spy from the comfort of your own room but the real luxury is being able to get right in the thick of a place infused with legendary Bedouin culture. This is the authentic image of Arabia you’ve always dreamt of.
The kind of resort that makes eyes sparkle when you mention its name, The Chedi is chic, minimalist excellence spectacularly hemmed in between the Al Hajar Mountains and the azure Gulf of Oman. This is quiet luxury that speaks louder than the black and white marble you’ll find running throughout, while an overwhelming sense of Omani tranquillity oozes from its Arabian courtyard, date palm gardens, whitewashed low-rise villas and 103m-long swimming pool.
Experience some of the finest hospitality which Oman can offer at the Shangri-La Al Waha. Specifically designed for families with its own private beach, six swimming pools and a range of restaurants, which offer cuisines from around the world. It is ideally located away from the hustle and bustle but still able to access Muscat’s attractions.
The tent-like accommodation is both comfy and stylish, but at the Ras Al Jinz Scientific Centre it’s unlikely you’ll spend much time in your room. That’s because it’s not often you get to stay somewhere that’s like a turtle sanctuary. Dedicated to the preservation of green turtles, this eco-tourism project offers guests the incredible opportunity to witness turtles nesting in their natural environment with after-dark excursions, while expert guides add a fascinating commentary to this phenomenon.
First built for Sultan Qaboos in the 1980s to welcome esteemed dignitaries, the Al Bustan Palace hasn’t stopped extending a royal welcome to all its guests ever since. When it comes to first impressions, the resort will knock your socks off with its marble-coated lobby which, at thirty eight metres high, is the tallest atrium in Oman. The royal theme continues with the mahogany, teal and silver-decorated rooms, afternoon tea and the 24-carat gold facials offered in its Six Senses Spa. There’s even a floor exclusively reserved for the Sultan – exactly how a palace should be.
Experience life as a Bedouin with a stay in a desert camp. Sprawled across 10 acres, you will live the nomadic life with a few modern-day comforts. With 39 tents, there is plenty of opportunity for dune bashing and camel safaris to bring out the desert adventurer in you.
Located in the shadow of the imposing Hajar mountain range, this charming Omani hotel offers a family-friending atmosphere with an outdoor swimming pool and restaurant offering a mixture of Omani and Western style cuisine.
Embrace your inner Bedouin at Thousand Nights Camp, pitched among the ochre-tinged dunes of Wahiba Sands. Modelled on a nomadic camp, its traditional wool-lined tents and wandering camels make you feel as if you’ve stepped back in time to the Arabia of old, while guided desert treks make you feel like T. E. Lawrence. Become completely immersed in the magical ambience of the Omani desert, where silence, rippling sands and starry night skies are guaranteed on this authentic Bedouin escape.
At Alila Jabal Akhdar, you don’t just stay in the mountains but feel like you’re a part of them. This is partly owing to the resort’s stone-and-wood design but also thanks to its epic position overlooking a rugged ravine. It’s hard not to relax in the cool mountain air up here but Alila also has a raft of experiences to unlock the surrounding Al Hajar Mountains, from walks among the dawn-lit mountains with your own Omani guide to learning how rosewater is made.
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