The 10 Most Romantic Hotels in Oman

Shangri-La Hotel, Muscat | © s9-4pr / Flickr
Shangri-La Hotel, Muscat | © s9-4pr / Flickr
Photo of Gehad Medhat
23 March 2018

Oman has plenty of natural and architectural wonders that make it one of the top destinations for travel lovers. Not only is it home to tons of places that tourists, especially couples, can visit, but it also has incredible hotels that will make their vacation an unforgettable one. Here is our list of the most romantic hotels to stay in during your visit to Oman.

The Chedi Muscat

The Chedi Muscat is one of the most luxurious hotels in Muscat. It has a magnificent view of a mind-blowing landscape in which tourists can enjoy the reflection of the great Al Hajar Mountains on the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Oman. Along with its natural beauty, the hotel is surrounded by a host of gardens and pools. Adding to that, the hotel’s architecture and its facilities are absolutely stunning as they reflect the beauty of contemporary Omani design.

The hotel has a special offer for couples that is valid almost all year round. The offer includes an elegant suite for a three-night stay and a three-course dinner every night on the beach surrounded by candles.

The Chedi Muscat | © Gary Denham / Flickr

Alila Jabal Akhdar

Alila Jabal Akhdar is located in the area of the Al Hajar Mountains, which provides stunning views of Jebel Shams, the highest peak of the mountain, and the gorgeous Al Jebel Al Akhdar (the Green Mountain). Visitors can escape modern life’s hustle and bustle and surround themselves with nature, fresh air and breathtaking views of the surrounding valleys, villages, caves and mountains. The hotel’s architecture combines the authentic design of the old Omani forts and the dazzling style of contemporary Omani architecture. Besides its amazing natural and architectural beauty, the hotel houses an incredible decor and interior design as well as unique furniture, which make each guests’ stay an unforgettable one.

Sifawy Boutique Hotel

Sifawy Boutique Hotel is located in the Jebel Sifah Resort, which combines contemporary European design with the strong traditional spirit of Omani culture. The hotel’s impressive architecture, its interior design and great service, which reflect the friendliness and generosity of Omani hospitality, make it one of the top boutique hotels in Oman. The hotel offers a variety of incredibly decorated bedrooms and suites, but it also gives guests the option of having their own residence.

Sifawy Boutique Hotel | © Prasad Pillai / Flickr

Zighy Bay

The Six Senses Zighy Bay Resort is located in the Musandam Governorate in northern Oman. It is surrounded by mountains on one side and Zighy Bay’s golden sandy beach on the other. The hotel’s material and design combine nature’s charm and contemporary styles, making it a perfect escape for a relaxing vacation. As for couples, they have the freedom to choose between different villas and suites, which all have magnificent views and will grant them complete privacy and high-quality services.

Al Bustan Palace

Al Bustan Palace is one of the most luxurious hotels and a top, premier resort in Oman. The hotel has breathtaking views of the Al Hajar Mountains, the sea of Oman and the hotel’s perfectly-shaped gardens. Besides nature that surrounds the hotel from all directions, guests can enjoy the longest private beach in Oman, which extends over 1 km. The hotel has several offers for couples in which different services are provided to them based on what they want and like, including meals and spa services.

Hilton Salalah Resort

The Hilton Salalah Resort is located on the shores of the Indian Ocean. Most rooms and suites have views over the stunning water or of the hotel’s perfectly-shaped gardens. This architectural wonder has several dining outlets, a spa and gym services that guest can choose from, as they can decide on their stay offer. As the hotel is located in Salalah, Oman’s nature gem, this Hilton resort is a perfect escape for couples and promises an unforgettable vacation.

Hilton Salalah Resort | © Neil Turner / Flickr

Al Baleed Resort

Al Baleed Resort is located on the southern beach of the Dhofar region in southern Oman. The resort’s design is inspired by the Middle East’s unique style, traditional Omani architecture and the beauty that surrounds Dhofar. The resort has a special “Romantic Retreat” for its guests. The offer includes a romantic decor in a luxurious room or in an elegant villa with a private view. It also includes breakfast offers and spa services.

Al Bandar Hotel

Al Bandar Hotel is one of the three hotels located in the Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa in Oman. Al Bandar means “the town”, and it gets its name from the hotel’s design, which was inspired by the architecture and spirit of the old city of Muscat. With breathtaking views of the crystal clear turquoise sea, the hotel offers different room options for couples and guests. Offers vary in price and services depend on the indoor and outdoor activities provided to guests.

Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa | © Jhong Dizon / Flickr

Salalah Rotana Resort

Salalah Rotana Resort is located along the shores of the Indian Ocean. Its rooms and suites are built around lagoons and manmade water canals. With the beauty of its surrounding nature, its unique Omani architecture and high-quality service, this hotel reflects the friendliness and generosity of Oman’s hospitality. One of the special offers that the resort provides in the “Romantic Escape“. Couples can enjoy a private breakfast, a luxurious room or suite and special spa services.

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Grand Hyatt Muscat

Grand Hyatt is another luxurious resort in the capital Governorate of Muscat. It combines beautiful Omani architecture with the natural wonders of Al Qurum beach. Although it is located in the heart of Muscat’s diplomatic district, the hotel evokes the extraordinary hospitality of the Omani people and culture.

Grand Hyatt Muscat | © Andries3 / Flickr

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