Planning to visit Oman during the summer months? If so, you must know that May and June are really auspicious months for Muslims as they celebrate Ramadan during this period. So, consider yourself lucky to witness such a holy event in Oman.
The holy month of Ramadan is one of the most important months for Muslims. It is believed that during this month Prophet Mohammed revealed Quran to the Muslims. During this month, all healthy Muslims fast from dawn to sunset to refrain from food, drink, tobacco or any kind of intimacy. Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam, the other four pillars being faith, prayer, charitable giving and pilgrimage to Makkah.
The meal taken by Muslims before dawn is called Suhoor and the meal took after sunset is called Iftar. Many restaurants of Oman prepare these meals with great devotion.
One of the best family resorts in Oman, Al Nahda Resorts and Spa introduces great offers for Iftar gatherings at their Khalab restaurant. The food prepared by expert chefs consists of authentic traditional Omani cuisine. Khalab Restaurant is one of best venues for Iftar celebration. The ambiance of the restaurant is just apt for a peaceful gathering with friends, family, and colleagues. Omani people are quite friendly during Ramadan and you will surely get an invitation to one of their Iftar gatherings.
During the mornings of Ramadan, the Oman landscape has a serenity which can’t be described in words. With such a peaceful setting, you can enjoy sightseeing to the fullest. Relish the calm mountains, desert, forts, and beaches of Oman peacefully while you can. As night falls, there is a complete change in the environment. The streets fill with the hustle and bustle of people as they come out for prayers and end their fasts with Iftar.
You will be able to watch the customs and rituals of Ramadan unfold in front of you while you enjoy your dinner at Khalab restaurant. If you have come to stay at Al Nahda Resorts and Spa with kids, you will find that it’s the most kids friendly resort in Oman. Thus, your kids can also become aware of the sacred festival of Ramadan while visiting Oman.