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Why Should One Travel To Oman

The Arab country Oman officially called “Sultanate of Oman” is located at south eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Oman is known for it’s tradition, culture, architects, beaches, deserts, mountains and amazing hospitality.

The capital of Oman is Muscat which is spread over the eastern side of the Arabian sea. The city Muscat is famous for its architectural wonder called “Grand Mosque”. This Mosque opens every week excluding Friday between 8:30am to 11:00am. The tourists can check out the beauty of these mosques.

Oman- Tradition and Culture

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Oman have a religion of Islam. It’s has developed it’s own subsect of Islam called as “Ibadhism”. Oman have extraordinary traditional dresses and Clothes because mostly men use to wear a long gown, called a “dishdasha” with sandals and Omani “kummah”. About women, they are completely different from Western women because they like to wear western clothes but Omani female wear clothing that covers their shoulders and upper arms. Still some women like to wear the “Abaya”.

Famous for Architecture

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The charm of Oman start with its beautiful buildings. It’s completely different from the western architecture because it’s have flavour of Muslim architecture. We can calculate it’s beauty through Forts, mosques, homes and office buildings. That show amazing art and architecture work and it’s increasing the beauty of Oman. Most notable thing is colouring of the buildings which is shows uniformity. Mostly, building colours are whites or shades of whites and no graffiti in the city and walls are spotless clean.

Natural Beauty- Beaches and Mountains

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The most attractive place for tourists where they can enjoy their whole day with their family and friends. There are number of small hidden caves around the beaches and mountains. These beaches, mountains and Caves are famous for Scuba diving, trekking, climbing and cave exploration. It’s amazing to sit around the beaches to watch waves bashing to create fresh surf. Omani desert is also part of attraction where you will find desert adventure such as camel riding, dunes driving, sand surfing and many more.

Amazing Hospitality- Oman

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The Sultanate of Oman is also known for its Omani hospitality because the people of are unselfish and very kind which might seem awkward for some tourist but they always keep smiling. Similarly, Omani cuisine have different flavour as compared to western food. The Foods are cooked Omani chicken, lamb, Kebab, cooked meat, rice and vegetables. Omani coffee called Kahwa, Omani halwa are very delicious.

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Best Luxury Hotels in Middle East

Oman is situated on the edge of Arabian Peninsula and is a tourist magnet with its rich culture. The weather here is surprisingly wonderful during winters. The country is home to some majestic mountains, large deserts, medieval architecture and an endless coastline. The people here very hospitable. Oman has turned into a modern travel destination and is one of the best places to go on a vacation. The traditional values have been kept intact even though the country is developing at a great velocity. There are many good restaurants and hotels in Muscat to satiate your appetite for Omani food which is a concoction of various dishes.

Even though the chefs here are quite liberal in the usage of herbs, marinades and spices still the Omani cuisine is not very spicy. Rice and fish are the main ingredients of the cuisine. Being a Muslim nation, pork and alcohol are not served here and their consumption is considered as an offense. However, many hotels and restaurants these days have separate bars for foreigners. Besides great food and landscape, there are tons of activities to do in this country. Oman is one of the friendliest and cleanest countries in the Gulf region. You will surely have a good stay here. There are many lodging options available in Oman. We have listed out the top five for you.

Grand Hyatt Muscat

Grand Hyatt Muscat
Grand Hyatt Muscat

This is one of the largest 5 star hotel in Muscat and is located on the beach. A combination of the splendid surroundings and traditional Omani hospitality ensures that you have an unforgettable stay.

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa

The biggest hotel in Oman contains a set of three hotels. There are a dozen restaurants, pools and all the 680 rooms have sea views and private balconies. It also has watersports, a nightclub and designer shops. All of this makes it truly a lively and dynamic resort.

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Crowne Plaza Hotel
Crowne Plaza Hotel

Very serene in design, this is a calm and quiet place situated near Qurm beach. You can relax under a sunshade on the hotel’s private beach, accessible only to guests and watch splendid view of sunset.

The Chedi, Muscat

The Chedi, Muscat
The Chedi, Muscat

The Chedi Muscat is a 5-star hotel and restaurant in northwest Muscat, Oman, set on a private beach. The hotel has more than 150 rooms and is a fusion of traditional Arabic architecture with Zen, Japanese and European touch.

Al Nahda Resort & Spa

Al Nahda Resort & Spa
Al Nahda Resort & Spa

Situated in an oasis of thirty acres of gardens, Al Nahda Resort & Spa provides the ultimate in serenity and peacefulness. The resort’s 109 rooms, designed in apartment, free-standing villa and bungalow styles boast some of the largest rooms in Oman.

Offering one of the most distinguished spa concepts, Al Nahda Resort & Spa guarantees a delightful and unforgettable stay.

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