Why should you travel to Oman with us?

From wild camping in Wahiba Sands Desert, to palatial retreats in Muscat, Oman really is the pearl of Arabia.  

Remarkably untouched, despite hiding in plain sight; a luxury holiday in Oman will take you beyond the bustling souks and ornate palaces of Muscat to discover local herdsmen out in the wadis and the pristine beaches of the Musandam Peninsula. Overwhelmingly atmospheric and steeped in history, our Travel Experts like Rob and Tom keep returning to this Arabian jewel to perfect our itineraries; whether it’s one more dune bashing excursion in Wahiba Sands Desert, another sailing adventure in the Gulf, or a stunning new hotel opening in Nizwa.

Key facts

  • Population Population 2,926,492
  • Capital Capital Muscat
  • Language Language Arabic, English, Balochi, Urdu
  • Currency Currency Omani Rial
  • Time Difference Time Difference GMT+4 | ET+9
  • Best time Best time Sep - Jun

Example Itineraries

These are simply suggestions for the kind of holiday you might have. Yours will be tailored, altered, and refined until it matches you completely.

Tanzania & Oman: Beaches, Safari & Arabian Treasures

For your next big getaway, tuck into a hearty slice of wildlife, throw in with a pinch of Middle Eastern spice, and wash it down with some cooling island relaxation. Our travel experts have curated a sensational eleven-n...

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Jordan & Oman: A Cultural Adventure

Shrouded in mystery, where ancient civilizations lay hidden in the depths of wadis, the Middle East is a place ripe for discovery. On this 12-night trip through Jordan and Oman, we'll take you crashing over the sand dune...

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Oman to The Maldives: Six Senses Spa Hopping

We all need a little TLC from time to time, and with this in mind, we've created the ultimate pick-me-up beach and spa escape to Oman and the Maldives. What could be more enticing than seven nights spa hopping with Six ...

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Ultimate Oman: From the Mountains to the Sea

Explore this fascinating corner of the Middle East on our nine night luxury holiday around Oman, where we'll show you the best places to take in the incredible scenery and experience its local customs and traditions. You...

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Hajar, Khalouf & Salalah: An Arabian Adventure in Oman

Little do people know of the country that rubs shoulders with the United Arab Emirates; good news for those who want to escape on an Arabian adventure and have an entire desert to themselves. Filled with Arabian adventur...

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Nizwa, Wahiba & Muscat: Discover Arabia's Gem in Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is a sure-fire contender for any ‘off the beaten track’ award, and for that reason, we just had to share this Arabian gem with you. An eight-night whistle-stop tour of Oman’s northeastern re...

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What to see & do in Oman

As ever, if you can’t see it here then we can still plan it for you.

A TAILORMADE TOUR OF OMAN

Peer into the heart of the Arabian cultural with a hand-crafted tour of Oman, a country exuding a long-lasting legacy of...

Peer into the heart of the Arabian cultural with a hand-crafted tour of Oman, a country exuding a long-lasting legacy of tradition and culture. Untended wilderness greets luxury with open arms in the many peaks and valleys of this country’s diverse landscape. Wander the souks of Muscat with our on-site, private guide, and head to unchartered territory in Wadi Ghul, the Grand Canyon of the Middle East, all on a tailormade tour by yours truly.

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Muscat culinary tour

A CULINARY TOUR THROUGH THE CAPITAL

Due to its position on the Gulf of Oman, the surrounding sea of Muscat is teeming with fresh fish to feast on; from grou...

Due to its position on the Gulf of Oman, the surrounding sea of Muscat is teeming with fresh fish to feast on; from grouper and tuna to crab and crayfish. With a local chef to guide the way, head to Muttra Fish Market to select your catch of the day, choose fresh vegetables from sellers in between and pick up some local spices from Muttra Souq before a masterclass in local cuisine at the Crafty Kitchen.

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DIVING MECCA OF THE MIDDLE EAST

While others flock to Australia and the Maldives to experience renowned diving and coral reefs, we’re here to advocate...

While others flock to Australia and the Maldives to experience renowned diving and coral reefs, we’re here to advocate for Oman. A complete contrast from the desert and mountainous landscape of the rest of the country, the Arabian Sea is on the rise for marine life tourism. Intriguing and virtually undiscovered, hidden treasures are yours to discover while unearthing all that’s magical about these inviting and exotic waters.

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Top Locations in Oman

If we were asked to choose our top three places in Oman, we’d go for these.
Wahiba Sands, Oman

Wahiba Sands

An ocean of sand dunes.

Given the name Wahiba Sands, guests know exactly what they’ll be expecting on a tour to this dramatic region of Oman. As if straight from the films, Wahiba Sands is miles upon miles of rolling sand dunes. Camels aren’t the only thing you’ll find here though – engaging local tribes and luxury Bedouin camps share the land harmoniously. Off the beaten path and full of wonder, your time here will be spent star-gazing, sandboarding, camel riding and marvelling at otherworldly landscapes. It’s time to step into Arabian Nights.

Muscat in Oman

Muscat

Modern yet traditional, Oman’s capital is a taste of true Arabia.

A port city located in the Gulf of Oman, Muscat is a hub of Islamic culture and history. Narrow streets lead way to colourful markets and spectacular mosques, while the waterfront provides vistas of the Western Al Hajar mountains that are sure to take your breath away. More so, the city of Muscat is making a name for itself in luxury travel, and The Chedi Resort is only the beginning of this flourishing capital being on everyone’s radar.

Jebel Akhdar Mountains , Oman

Jebel Akhdar Mountains

Oman’s Grand Canyon.

A labyrinth of wadis and a place where roses, apricots and pomegranates flourish, Jebel Akhdar sits 150km from Muscat but feels like a different world entirely. Some 2,000 metres above sea level, in the midst of terraced orchards sits Alil Jabal Akhdar. A secluded hotel rustic suites handcrafted by local artisans and panoramic views over the gorge below, Alil Jabal Akhdar hotel truly is our hidden hideaway.

Best Hotels in Oman

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