Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort

Best For

Stunning escapes from summer heat to cooler mountain climes.

the Low Down

One of the world’s highest luxury resorts standing atop the Omani mountains, get set to discover delightful seclusion at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar. Wake up with a sip of a soothing brew in fresh mountain air on the comfortable balcony and as sunset embraces the cliffs, find romantic privacy with a soak in the tub or a nightcap under the stars. When travelling in larger groups, or as a family, their bespoke villas offer the height of new luxury. Spend your days in your private pool surrounded by exotic flora and panoramic views across the canyon. Your private balcony allows you to bask in the canyon’s majesty and the spa-like bathrooms are a welcoming feature. The hotel has many activities and experiences on offer and boasts their iconic canyon view platform where Princess Diana once stood. With superb dining and spa facilities to enjoy after traversing the surrounding area, it’s a perfect place to pick and choose days of relaxation and those for exploration. Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort offers Omani splendour in truly the most breathtaking of natural settings.

the Peaks Promise

complimentary experience

Each booking will receive a complimentary ‘three village walk’ hiking experience as well as room upgrade subject to availability.

the Peaks Purse

60 USD to spend at the resort on whatever you wish!

The Best Room For You

  • Discover truly magnificent Omani hospitality and culture in this one-of-a-kind resort location
  • Stargaze from the viewing platform where Princess Diana once stood.
  • Step into a private hammam to indulge in ancient cleansing rituals and revered therapies using indigenous ingredients enhancing wellbeing.
  • Experience bespoke dining experiences; ‘dining by design’ allows guests to select their ideal cuisine from a collection of connoisseur menus to be prepared by a personal chef at a choice of intimate settings.
  • Stunning dining venues designed with traditional architecture infused with a chic contemporary vibe
  • The exclusive deluxe villas all feature private pools with incredible canyon views juxtaposed with local flora
  • Accommodation:
    There are 82 canyon view rooms and 33 private pool villas. All of the rooms look out onto the dramatic canyon, with comfortable balconies for viewing pleasure. All rooms and villas feature modern Omani design and the latest in technology. There are 33 one, two and three bedroom private villas offering either cliff, canyon or garden views. ‘La piece de resistance’ is experienced within the 3 bedroom private villa, an absolute showstopper; a two-storey residence with a cliff edge infinity pool, jacuzzi and outdoor rain shower as well as your own personal butler.
  • Location:
    The resort is uniquely situated on a great canyon edge in the Al Hajar Mountains, the location offers a gateway to Omani culture with ancient forts, souk markets and remote agricultural villages as well as the abundant valley scenery and impressive mountain topography.
  • Getting there:
    The resort is just a 2 hour drive from Muscat Airport and 5 hours from Dubai International airport. For guests travelling by road, the resort is only accessible by 4×4 vehicle. Should you require transfers from the bottom of the mountain, this can be arranged by the resort and there is dedicated secure parking at the security check point to park guest vehicles.
  • What to pack:
    Swimwear, a snazzy outfit for dinner and something to keep you warm in the evenings as you sit on balcony enjoying the mountain top views.
  • Restaurants:
    For a location where you feel so far away from the outside world, the dining options are surprisingly all-encompassing. Arabian dishes, teas and shisha are of expected excellence at Al Qalaa where you can experience wonderful local dishes in a fort. Bella Vista offers poolside dining and Al Maisan has the Italian romance combined with the zest of Asian flavours. There is also a delightful courtyard deli and an atmospheric lounge perfect for cocktails and shisha. There are tailor-made private dining experiences available for guests who wish to make their dining experience extra special.
  • Spa:
    The theme of the Spa at Al Jabal Al Akhdar is mountaintop serenity. As you slip into a haven of Omani architecture, mountain stone and serene canyon views, a trickling fountain and ‘bakhour’ incense sets the mood for tranquillity. The spa journeys on offer draw on healing powers of locally produced rose water and pomegranate, we personally recommend the hammam ritual which will cleanse and rejuvenate.
  • Signature Activities:
    Dine at Canyons Edge: Dine in the most stunning of settings reserved for you alone – a canyon-edge platform where Princess Diana took in panoramic views in 1986. Choosing from connoisseur menus prepared by a personal chef, your meal is served by your butler. Toast romance as the sun sets over the canyon and constellations shine overhead.
    Legend of the rose: Witness the cascading beauty of Damask roses. Time your visit to Al Jabal Al Akhdar to experience an exquisite seasonal wonder. From March to mid-May, Damask roses bloom on the surrounding mountain slopes. Guests are invited to meet the families who continue to make rose water in traditional distilleries. See first-hand the way that smoked rose water is extracted. Enjoy insights that have been passed down through the generations, as your Mountain Guru translates the stories of a village elder.
    Signature hikes: Uncover the history and nature of local wadis with three intriguing routes. Meet mountain wildlife, swim and picnic at a beautiful waterfall then explore spectacular rock formations. Delve into the heritage of an abandoned cave village, hike down a fossil staircase before you admire jaw-dropping panoramas, whichever trail you choose.
    Spice spoons cooking class: Allowing you to peek behind the scenes of local gastronomy, or discover Anantara’s flavourful roots in Thailand. The experience begins with a private tour of the chef’s garden, sourcing fresh spices for your chosen recipes. Don an apron for a step-by-step cooking class – picking up secret tips from their expert chef before you savour your labours of love for lunch.
  • 12% Tax will be applied to all rates.
  • Asfour Kids club has indoor and outdoor play areas offering endless fun for young humans. From a trampoline, rocking horses and a basketball hoop to playground jungle gym, swings, slides and climbing frames. The Jabal Teens Club offers a place to hang out and socialise with Xbox, football and a billiards table to keep young minds engaged as well as various outdoor activities for those who want to explore.

  • Babysitting services are also available upon request.

Bed & breakfast, half-board and full-board options are available

Rate includes:

  • Luxury bathroom with rain shower and separate bathtub
  • Walk-in dressing room
  • Interactive LED TV, media hub and Bluetooth sound system
  • Complimentary movies on demand
  • Nespresso coffee machine and mini bar with full glassware selection
  • Selection of reading materials and board games
  • Library with Apple computers, business centre services and digital museum

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Average Room Rates in USD

rates incude taxes and are based on bed and breakfast for two people

Visa Cost

Many nationalities can get a 30 day tourist visa on arrival. For more information click here.

Top Tip

Oman is known as being very safe, visit cultural sites as the heritage is fascinating.

Local Currency

The official currency used is the Omani rial

Weather

Up in the mountains it is cooler making it a perfect retreat for escaping the summer desert heat.

Location

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