AL HAJAR MOUNTAINS, OMAN – DELUXE
The Alila Jabal Akhdar is a stunning new hotel, built on a mountain top plateau of the Al Hajar mountains in the interior of Oman near the town of Nizwa. The hotel is 2,000 metres above sea level, overlooking a dramatic gorge, with commanding views of the region.
There are 78 beautifully appointed suites and villas all located within the main hotel building or arranged in individual clusters of four to six suites, generously spaced out around the cliff top to maximise privacy and uninterrupted views over the mountains and down into the gorges. The suites are designed in keeping with the surrounds, whilst the interiors are contemporary, with traditional Omani touches. The natural stone and wood is complimented by the rugs and furnishings with bold yet warm hues. All suites and villas have air conditioning for the summer and heating for the winter season.
The restaurant, “Juniper”’ which is named after the juniper trees that grow in the highlands of Oman. The food served here is an international menu inspired by the golden age of Arabic cuisine, influenced by trade routes that stretched from the Middle East to the Mediterranean region. Sample a rich variety of flavours using fresh and seasonal local produce crafted to gastronomic perfection. The alternative dining option is “Rose Lounge” which serves drinks and light bites. The perfect place to go for sundowners to witness the sun set behind the mountains and view the ever changing colours, relax in the softly lit, cosy ambiance.
The Spa Alila featuring the very latest concepts and also merges more traditional techniques, using only natural ingredients. All therapists are trained in anatomical physiology, massage, meditation and the latest organic nutrition and health knowledge. There are seven treatment and changing rooms, including a Vichy shower room, Jacuzzis and private courtyards, Spa Alila is a peaceful sanctuary dedicated to pampering you from head to toe to restore a sense of total well-being. Activities centre around the mountain scenery and Jabal Akhdar with the assistance of the Alila Leisure Concierge team. From trekking, canyon walks, cave exploration and other outdoor pursuits, discover the cultural and culinary traditions, connecting with the environment and local community.
GBP £150 per person per night based on a Mountain View Suite (based on Low Season)
Bed & Breakfast.
All welcome, although not ideal for small children.
A great property for those looking for a dramatic mountain retreat with spectacular views and adventure led activities. Perfect combination with one of the beach resorts in Oman.
Recommended length of stay
We would suggest a minimum stay of 2 nights.
Tel: 01778 382 764