Yep, that's right. Oman is among top destination in 2019 listed by CNN.
Why? well, where can I start? Other than the fact it is one of the safest, cleanest, and more adaptable countries in the world, it is also one of the best places to go to explore plus enjoy the real adventure in its lush nature.
In the previous articles, I have written about the different areas you may explore in the country, including places where you can go camping or areas you can enjoy historical memories.
But this specific article is to show you that it is also one of the best romantic getaway destinations.
1. Zighy Bay Resort, Oman, Musandam:
Many have mistaken this destination as it is a part of UAE. Not many people know, but it is actually based in the land of the Sultanate of Oman, Musandam state up north. Although, 1-hour drive from Dubai on the other hand about 6 hours drive away from Muscat.
You are probably wondering what is so special about this resort? if you go back to one of the best events I have experienced last year was visiting this remote location that people barely heard about. All the details about this resort are written in that article, moreover, I can't help but mention that The setting of these beautiful indigenous village-style accommodations and private marina is spectacular, with the dramatic mountains on one side and the sandy beach of Zighy Bay on the other.
Tantalize your senses: feel the sand beneath your toes; listen as your sunset dhow cruise glides through waves; taste culinary delights of the region. I must add, it is also the chosen honeymoon destination of the newlywed couple celebrity Priyanka ex-World most beautiful woman, and her husband the singer Nick Jones.
2. Al Baleed Resort, Salalah, Oman.
Nestled between a private beach and freshwater lagoon, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara celebrates cultural treasures, while being the first and only luxury pool villa resort among Salalah hotels.
The majestic design reflects Oman’s coastal fortresses. Garden walkways are lush with palms and water features. Relax at the infinity pool or on white sands. Explore archaeological ruins – or soak up Salalah’s precious frankincense in exclusive spa rituals. This hotel closes the gap between the most luxurious romantic vacation and the most exciting adventures of the Greenery and long term spring season in Salalah.
3. Kempinski Muscat, Oman. Udhaiba
This 5 Star hotel is located in the heart of Muscat. Surrounding luxurious and beautiful commercial and residential area in a local community called Al Mouj. encompassing over six kilometers of stunning coastline, Kempinski Hotel Muscat is an unparalleled luxury beach resort in the capital of Oman.
The hotel features 310 comfortable rooms and suites, state-of-the-art meetings and events facilities, a business center and an executive lounge. Ten world-class restaurants and bars provide a remarkable dining experience.
Two swimming pools and a kids pool, a kids club and a tennis court, along with various outdoor and water sport activities will ensure to spend an exciting and adventurous time. The hotel leisure facilities also feature a luxurious spa and a fully equipped health club.
This hotel also happens to have several restaurants and bars that happen to enjoy live entertainment and nightlife on the coast.
4. Shangri-la Barr Al Jissah, Muscat, Oman
Consisting of a combination of 3 different stars hotels, Osis, Bandar, and Al Husn Hotel. An oasis of endless choices and rich experiences
Nestling against the backdrop of rugged mountains in a pristine sandy bay, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa is a unique destination resort spread across two distinctive hotel wings, Al Bandar and the family-focused Al Waha. There are 460 Arabian-inspired rooms and suites amid an unparalleled array of resort amenities with no less than six swimming pools, 15 restaurants and bars, and Oman’s only lazy-river attraction. This location is the best to get away from the city, where you can be assolated and surrounded by the ocean and mountains.
The hotel is equipped with everything you might ever need, from the luxurious spa to the best water activities, nature exploring adventure , nightlife facilities, to indoor entertainment and facilities.
5. Anantara Jabal Akthar Resort
Escape cooling mountain climes two hours' drive inland from Muscat. Located on the fabled Green Mountain, elevated luxury reveals dramatic canyon views at one of the world’s highest resorts.
Traverse the surrounding desert in search of adventure. Unwind at Oman resort with spa and hammam rituals. Stargaze from the viewing platform where Princess Diana once stood. Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort offers Omani splendour in the most breathtaking of natural settings.
One of the world’s highest luxury resorts
82 canyon view rooms and 33 private pool villas, including Oman’s most luxurious three bedroom pool villa
All rooms look out onto the dramatic canyon, with comfortable balconies for viewing pleasure. Sip a soothing brew in the fresh mountain air. As sunset embraces the cliffs, find romantic seclusion with a soak in the tub or nightcaps under the stars.
You may also get to enjoy dining by the edge of the canyon, hike its mountains, and enjoy the luxury of the fresh honey, furthermore other local precious features.