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Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort

Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, Oman

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Reached via winding mountain passes at 2,000m above sea level, as the highest 5* resort in the Middle East, Anantara Jabel Akhdar is more than worth the journey. Whilst the canyon views are spectacular and you could happily spend several days simply admiring the outlook, there's also plenty of opportunities for guests to explore the Al Hajar Mountains on foot and by bike. The food is top-notch and, if you're so inclined, every delectable meal can be enjoyed overlooking the renowned Diana’s Point - made famous by her visit in 1986. The main rooms offer fabulous balcony views, although those travelling with young children may appreciate the privacy and private pools of the villas. A gym, Spa, rim-flow pool, tennis court and children’s club complete the resort-feel of this mountain retreat, elevated both by its location and its luxury; a one-night stay is simply not enough.

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Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort
  • rooms

    All the rooms offer a special experience for guests. If the view is your focus, select a Premier or Deluxe Canyon View Room, featuring private balcony from which you can enjoy those views 24/7.

    If privacy is key then a One and Two Bedroom Garden Villa, with private pool terrace, could be ideal for you . If the spend range allows, opt for a Cliff Pool Villa, so you can benefit from the best of both worlds – canyon view and private pool!

    Whichever option you select, all rooms are very well equipped with LED TV with complimentary movies on demand, Nespresso coffee machine and mini-bar.

  • facilities & activities

    The resort takes full advantage of its stunning location. When you’ve explored the mountain scenery by foot or bike, you can head to the Spa for a hammam, jacuzzi, steam or rejuvenating treatment. For many guests a daily soak in the sublime rim-flow pool with its frankly jaw-dropping views goes without saying.

    Fitness fans can head to the Fitness Centre or try a spot of tennis (NB tennis at altitude presents unique challenges) whilst children and teens are also well-catered for with dedicated clubs and areas to entertain them.

    Of course, there are plenty of opportunities to sit back and relax; you can simply enjoy the outstanding outlook from one of the many seating areas or retreat to the library. Once you’ve enjoyed an unforgettable sunset, you can also admire the night sky from the Fort star-gazing platform, the end to a perfect day in the mountains.

  • dining

    Kick things off with a delightful buffet breakfast at Al Maison, meaning ‘Amazing Star’ in Arabic, elevated to ensure you can enjoy those show-stopping views as you feast. The restaurant also offers lunch and evening dining with a menu that offers a nod to all corners of the globe.

    The resort's signature restaurant, Al Qalaa fits the bill if you are looking for authentic Omani and Arab cuisine more in-keeping with the location. For more European tastes, Bella Vista, located at Diana’s Point offers unique poolside dining Italian style with views to make you sigh!

    For a relaxing drink during the day or under the stars by night, opt for a coffee and snack at Al Baha in the bustling courtyard, or head up to the Al Burj lounge in ‘The Tower’, for night-time views and a cocktail under the glittering night-sky.

  • family

    Families of all shapes and sizes are welcome at this mountain retreat, with touches such as a shaded toddler pool and kid's menu. A Kid's Club operates  for guests with little legs who maybe aren’t up to the mountain treks, and the teen-zone includes a pool-table and table-tennis.

    Up to 2 children under 12 can share a room or, for a separate sleeping space, there are plenty of villas with one to three bedrooms to choose from. The private pool these feature is bound to earn you parenting points! The ultimate family accommodation has to be the connecting One Bedroom Anantara Cliff Pool Villas with retractable wall on the outside deck. However, if you are perhaps travelling as an extended family, the Three Bedroom Royal Mountain Villa also comes with those views and a private pool, not to mention a personal butler ready to attend to your every need!

  • location

    A journey of 2-3 hours from Muscat brings you to this unique resort - you will encounter some winding roads along the way so anyone who suffers from travel sickness may want to come equipped. The hotel is situated on the edge of Jabal Akhdar village and within easy reach of many trails - perfect for exploring. It's just a 30-minute drive from the ancient city of Nizwa - well worth a visit.

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