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Oman Holidays

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Oman holidays are home to a wide range of hotels and resorts of different styles, budget and levels of comfort. From top end luxury hotels in Muscat to emerging areas like the mountains around Jebel Akhdar, Musandam in the north, and Salalah in the south.

Tourism expansion continues at a slow pace, ensuring the Sultanate retains its enchanting sense of place and tradition. Whether you’re looking for ultimate luxury, a Bedouin-style desert encampment, or a boutique desert resort, Book any of our Holidays in Oman and you'll see we have something for all tastes and budgets.

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Top 5 Things To Do
  1. Wahiba Sands

    The Sharqiya Sands is a region of desert in Oman. The region was named for the Bani Wahiba tribe.

  2. Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

    Opened in 2001, this huge contemporary mosque features 5 minarets & room for 20,000 worshippers.

  3. Nizwa Fort

    Stunning 17th-century fortress known for its imposing round tower, entry cannons & lofty interiors.

  4. Bahla Fort

    Fortress & walled settlement with mud-brick & stone architecture, built by the Banu Nabhan tribe.

  5. Nakhal Fort

    Hilltop fortress with a history dating back to at least the 9th century & a museum of weapons.

Helpful Information
Currency: Omani rial
Flying time from the UK: Flight time from London to Muscat is 7 hours and 15 minutes.
Primary Language: Arabic
Passport & Visas: Brits will be granted a free of charge visitor/tourist visa upon arrival in the UAE. No application in advance of travel is needed. Your passport will be stamped with the visa as you pass through Immigration.
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Our Expert Says
We had chosen a tour on a traditional dhow boat, where you take off your shoes on entry and lounge in comfort on carpets and cushions. Our two young Omani sailors took us through spectacular scenery before they slowed the dhow and started looking over the side...dolphins! They must have kept us company for almost ten minutes, so plenty of pictures were snapped. This was THE best moment of a fabulous holiday, no contest. 
We stopped further on to let everyone have the chance to have a swim and snorkel, with towels and after-swim refreshments provided. On our way back, our Flipper friends returned for a brief encore. Show-offs!

Handy tip - take your swimming gear if you go on this trip! But there's a bit of walking/getting on and off boats, so is not recommended for anyone with limited mobility.
Karen –Social Media Executive