Oman in Style

Resort:Oman in Style
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Oman
Price From: £6295.00


Discover Omans highlights while enjoying the comfort and superb facilities of luxury accommodation high in the mountains, deep in the desert and by the sea in Muscat. Snorkel in crystal-clear waters, drive through desert dunes in a 4×4, walk through the dramatic scenery of the Al Hajar mountains and relax in the tropical southern region of Dhofar.


Day 1: Fly to Muscat

Fly to Muscat and transfer to the The Chedi for 3 nights. (N)

Day 2: Muscat

This morning take a private tour of Muscat including visits to the Royal Opera House, the fish market, Muttrah souk, Bait Al Zubair museum and the Grand Mosque. Photo stops will be made at Al Alam Palace and the forts of Mirani and Jalali. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 3: Daymaniyat islands

Board your own private catamaran and sail north of Muscat towards the marine nature reserve of the Daymaniyat islands. Swim and snorkel in the clear waters with lunch served on board. Later, sail along the coastline to enjoy the sunset and return to your hotel. (B, L)

Day 4: Wadi Shab Sur Sharqiya Sands

Drive to the desert via the fishing village of Quriyat; a limestone crater filled with turquoise water; and Wadi Shab, a palm-fringed lagoon. After lunch at Sur, continue to Sharqiya Sands for Omani coffee in a Bedouin camp and experience dune bashing. Stay overnight at the Desert Nights Camp*. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Jabal Akhdar

Drive into the cooler climates of the Al Hajar mountains, stopping en route at an uninhabited village to explore its orchards and brick houses. Continue to the Alila Jabal Akhdar or Anantara Jabal Akhdar for a 3-night stay. Perched at 2,000 metres above sea level, these luxury resorts are a tranquil base from which to explore the area. (B)

Day 6: Nizwa

Early morning visit to Nizwas cattle market before exploring the round fort and the souk. Continue to the 17th-century Jabrin fort and have lunch near to Jabal Shams, the highest peak in the mountains. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L)

Day 7: Jabal Akhdar

Day at leisure. Relax in the infinity pool, go for a gentle hike, take in the spectacular views and enjoy the spa facilities (payable locally). (B)

Day 8: Fly to Salalah

Transfer to Muscat airport and fly to Salalah. Transfer to Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara for 3 nights. (B)

Day 9-10: Salalah

Two days at leisure. Relax by the pool or wander along the private beach. Alternatively, book an excursion to experience some of the local sights like the frankincense trail, Bin Alis tomb, the lost city of Ubar or tropical farms. (B)

Day 11: Fly home via Muscat

Transfer to the airport for your flight home. (B)

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