It’s true that Muscat, Oman is not as extravagant as Dubai but that doesn’t mean that they don’t know how to welcome upscale tourist. The city is more oriented towards nature and history but the truth is that you can also find some luxury hotels in Muscat, if you want to have a more deluxe vacation, after all this city truly is friendly and welcoming to all visitors.
You can find in Muscat several 5 star luxury hotels and resorts. One of such hotels is the InterContinental Muscat, a hotel that offers a typical Arabian hospitality with all the modern facilities. It’s located in the middle of a palm garden and it has some very interesting views, on one side you can admire the Hajjar Mountains and on the other side the Gulf coast will amaze you. The hotel has meeting rooms, spa, pool, fitness center, tennis court, buisness center and internet. These amenities make this hotel perfect for business trips and personal vacations. Al Bustan Palace offers classic 5 star luxury on it’s own private beach. This hotel is also known as the “jewel of the Sultanate” , it was build in 1985 and still has the original hand crafted wall covers. The furnishings are inspired by the traditional Arabian art and culture and it’s an ideal place for lovers of luxury and history. Al Bustan Palace gives you the opportunity to enjoy a variety of water sports like sailing, scuba diving or windsurfing,. You can also enjoy some exquisite cuisine in their five restaurants and relax on the beach or by the pool.Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa is a combination of three luxury hotels and a spa. The three hotels are: Al Waha (The Oasis), a family oriented destination, Al Bandar (The Town), in the middle of the resort and Al Husn (The Castle), an exclusive and luxurious hotel fit for royalty. The spa, CHI, is the most important private spa in Oman and its the perfect sanctuary to relax and recharge.The Chedi Muscat is located on the Boushar Beachfront, it has breathtaking views of the mountains and the Gulf. The architecture is elegant and timeless and the interiors are decorated with luxurious elements with traditional and modern styles. It’s one of the most luxurious hotels in Muscat, it offers a private beach, tennis court, two pools, a palatial spa and some extraordinary restaurants including the famous Restaurant at The Chedi.