With an impressive variety of luxury hotels and just 7.5 hours from London, Oman is an attractive option for that winter sun escape.
Step outside the your chosen resort and you’ll discover far more than just world class hospitality. From breathtaking scenery and opportunities to fuel your adrenaline, to historical sites and modern culture, there’s more to Oman than meets the eye. Here we take a look at ten of our top sites you might like to consider when visiting this magical country.
Bathe in the emerald waters of Wadi Shab
Camp in the Sharqiya Sands, known locally as Wahiba Sands, home to the Bedouin, offering visitors a glimpse of a traditional, fast disappearing, nomadic existence.
Visit the Sultan Qaboos Mosque, a gift to the nation from Sultan Qaboos to mark his 30th year of reign.
Explore the Jabal Akhdar, a labyrinth of wadis and terraces in the Al Hajar Mountain Range.
Cool down in the Bimmah Sinkhole, a lake of turquoise waters, 50 m by 70 m wide and approximately 20 m deep.
Immerse yourself in the treasures of Mutrah Souq, selling Omani and Indian artefacts together with antiques, traditional textiles, hardware and jewels.
Witness the mighty Nakhl Fort, hosting a weekly goat market and housing a museum, exhibiting historic guns.
Take in a performance at the Muscat Royal Opera House, Oman’s premier venue for musical arts and culture.
Marvel at the picture perfect beaches of Salalah, the capital city of southern Oman’s Dhofar province.
Visit the traditional dhow builders in Sur, a port city on Oman’s eastern tip, its shipyards having played a pivotal role in Oman’s maritime past.
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