Six Senses Zighy Bay

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the Low Down

Set within a secluded inlet flanked by a private sand beach and lunar-like limestone mountains, Six Senses Zighy Bay enhances the arresting coastline of Oman’s Musandam Peninsula – the Norway of the Middle East. It is a haven made up of 82 family friendly private pool villas with an award-winning Six Senses Spa. Dining options and culinary choices include fine dining at Sense on the Edge, which clings dramatically to the cliffs, plus several other venues with international and regionally inspired cuisine. The resort is acclaimed as a relaxing and adventurous getaway, for romantic Arabian nights and wellness retreats together with inspired out-of-the-ordinary experiences.

the Peaks Promise

complimentary experience

Each booking will receive a complimentary mocktail/cocktail with canapes at the Zighy Bar once during the stay as well as a villa upgrade subject to availability on check in.

the Peaks Purse

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

The Best Room For You

  • The village-inspired aesthetic offers a range of villas, suites and, each with a private pool
  • The laid-back resort, reflecting a traditional Omani village with palm-shaded pathways and bicycle-friendly tracks
  • The property not only features a one-mile (1.6km) stretch of pristine beach, it is also home to the only saltwater pool in the GCC.
  • It has a lush organic garden that is prolific in winter plus a farm at nearby Dibba that produces much of the resort’s agricultural produce together with local livestock.
  • Six Senses Zighy Bay offers something for everyone – the adventure seeker, the family travellers, the kids, the couple on a romantic getaway, the foody, the traveller with sustainability at the heart of everything they do
  • Sleeping with Six Senses – Because the importance of sleep goes way beyond just boosting your mood or banishing under-eye circles, the resort has brought together some of the best sleeping tools from handmade mattresses, temperature regulating pillows and duvets to organic cotton sheets.
  • Accommodation:
    Private and relaxing are words that begin to describe the traditional villas and suites built of natural stone andtimber. The Omani-style enclaves invite unwinding in the cool indoors under high traditional-style ceilings, in the colorfully cushioned living area and on organic Naturalmat bed made with fine unbleached cotton sheets topped with your choice of ergonomic pillows. Refresh outside within the privacy of high cobblestone walls, on plumped up sun loungers and shaded dining area by the private plunge pool.
  • Location:
    Musandam is a mountainous Omani peninsula within the UAE which means that it is a piece of territory that belongs to Oman but is separated from it.
  • Getting there:
    The resort is a 2-hour drive from DXB Dubai International Airport, the hotel is able to arrange private transfers for an extra cost.
  • What to pack:
    Light and airy clothing is always recommended in this part of the world, sunglasses and sun protection is a must especially during the warmer months.
  • Restaurants:
    Sense On The Edge is a mountaintop, contemporary fine dining restaurant witha jaw-dropping view situated almost 950 feet above sea level. Spice Market offers delicacies from the culinary world of Arabia. Enjoy breakfast and dinner in a relaxed Arabic environment highlighted with bold colors and traditional mud kitchen. Join the days when the barbecue entices with its mouthwatering aroma of grilled specialties. Summer House is the favorite spot for a crisp lunch, afternoon bite, refreshing drink and a fulfilling dinner. During the cooler months lunch and dinner is best enjoyed outdoors with views of the pool and wadi. Mezzeria is the new food and beverage outlet that offers casual, fun and relaxed dining atmosphere at the salt water pool. Shua Shack offering Arabic regional cuisine has often been described as being among the best in the world for its variety, taste and simplicity, and this Bedouin-style setting on the beach is a unique way to enjoy it. Zighy Bar offers classic, modern, local and organic mocktails and cocktails accompanied by delicious mouth watering tapas throughout the day
  • Spa:
    The award-winning spa offers nine treatment rooms, two Arabian hammams, a relaxing lounge, steam room, sauna room and an ice cave within the complex garden for men and women respectively. A scenic yoga pavilion to enjoy the sunrise as well as Omani garden, falaj and wadi grace the grounds designed for guests to embrace the peace. A fitness center or gym is fully equipped next to the spa retail area comfortably greeting guests upon entering the serene enclave.
  • Signature Activities:
    The resort’s experiences team can present a host of options ranging from paragliding, microlight flights, excursions to local town and historical fort, picturesque cruises, water skiing, fun tubing, rock climbing, Sabatyn 4×4 to the ‘Grand Canyon’ of Musandam and other tours to enjoy this unique natural landscape.

All room rates include breakfast – half and full board are available

Taxes and Service charge are Included in the rate already

Check In: From 2:00 pm
Check Out: By 12:00 noon

  • Kids Club: The Chaica’s Club is for children 4 to 10 to keep them amused while making your holiday a little more relaxing. The Teen Club offers adventure hikes, wadi swimming, canyoning or just learning new skills like archery, raft building and abseiling. Cinema Paradiso keeps all the family entertained with movies on the beach under a blanket of stars.

  • Babysitting: services are available USD 17 per hour for one child. Additional children are charged at an extra USD 5 per hour

Villa Features:

  • Large daybed sofa in the living area

  • Individually controlled air conditioning and ceiling fans

  • Personal safe, hairdryer and espresso machine

  • IDD Telephone, unlimited wireless Internet connection and

  • cordless phone

  • CD, DVD Home Integrated Theatre System

  • Flat panel TV with satellite channels

  • Mini bar and private wine cellar

  • Six Senses bottled drinking water

  • Personal initialed bicycles upon check-in (for repeat guests)

Average Temperature & Rainfall in Days

Average Room Rates in USD

Rates based on Pool Villa Suite with double occupancy for bed and breakfast only and does not include festive winter period)

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

The best time to visit Musandam is between October and March which are the winter months. April to September is quite hot over there.

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