22nd August 2022
(August, 2022) Oman has a variety of high-end and luxury accommodations on offer, ranging from sophisticated beachfront resorts in Muscat to idyllic and secluded hotels located in the Al-Hajar Mountains, perfect for those looking to unwind and indulge in a bit of everyday luxury. Apart from offering a wide range of opulent spa hotels and resorts, Oman also caters to those looking to experience the more traditional side of the diverse and vibrant third-largest country in the Arabian Peninsula. Travellers can experience a new side of Omani culture by staying at inns and guesthouses located in the Al Dakhliyah Governorate. Below are four of the most immersive inns on offer.
Antique Inn, Nizwa Al Iqr Old Village
Antique Inn, located in Nizwa 200 metres from the Nizwa Fort, is a heritage property that has recently been restored to give guests a true taste of staying in a traditional Omani home. This 300-year-old inn, offers a fantastic opportunity for culture focused travellers, conveniently located for all the town’s attractions so you can take a stroll to the souks or the fort, views of which can be enjoyed from the Inn’s rooftop terrace. The Inn is completed with a swimming pool, free Omani breakfast including Arabic coffee and dates, free parking, WI-FI and a lovely rooftop terrace where guests can enjoy the views of the souks and Nizwa Fort. Every room also has a patio. Prices start from £97 per night for a double-room en-suite, www.booking.com
Al Misfah Old House, Misfat Al Abryieen
Misfah Old House is designed to give travellers a taste of traditional Omani village life. Located in Misfat Al Abriyaan within the Al-Hajar Mountains, it’s only a short drive to Wadi Ghul, known as the ‘Omani Grand Canyon’. Local families from the village prepare the meals for guests each day, and the village farms surround the house, adding a sense of the Omani ways of living. The nearby attractions include the Jabel Shams Mountains and the Hoota Caves, which can be reached with the help of local guides, making it a great destination for adventure seekers. Nizwa is also less than an hour away. Breakfast and dinner are included in the price, with a picnic area, terrace and Garden open to all guests. Free parking is also available. Prices start from £126 per night based on two adults sharing a double-room, www.booking.com.
Nizwa Heritage Inn, Nizwa Al Iqr Old Village
Located in the Ad Dakhiliyah Governorate, the Nizwa Heritage Inn consists of five traditional mud houses, preserved using the original architectural approach whilst utilising certain modern methods to guarantee comfortable facilities. Within these the traditional houses, the inn has 30 rooms with modern facilities. Each room has air conditioning, en-suite facilities, and free Wi-Fi, with free parking available on-site. Guests can explore the Iqr suburb at the heart of Nizwa, and are only a two minute walk away from one of the main attractions, Nizwa Fort. Prices start from £48 for a Deluxe-double room based on two adults sharing, www.booking.com
The Bait Al Sabah is part of the Harat Al Sibani, a historical abandoned settlement located in Birkat Al Mouz in Nizwa. It is one of the houses built on a rocky hill with the Khatmain Falaj, with a waterway listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site, passing through underneath. Bait Al Sabah is a renovated mud house, with a café serving speciality coffee onsite. A truly historical destination, it is an opportunity for travellers to truly feel close to the history of Oman, and it is close to the Al Walajah Mosque and the imposing old gates of the settlement. Each of the rooms has a terrace, air conditioning, a private bathroom with shower, Wi-Fi, and breakfast is included in the price. Prices start from £77 for a Double-room, based on two adults sharing, www.booking.com.
For further media information, please contact: Helen Coop, Tatian Coelho and Thomas Futter at Oman Ministry of Heritage and Tourism's representation office in the UK.
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