From luxury resorts and fascinating culture, to endless activities and unforgettable experiences, a visit to this exceptional destination promises to be an enriching experience treasured by all.
However, one aspect of this magnificent nation that is sure to enchant and inspire is the captivating scenery that can be found all around.
Indeed, Oman’s glorious landscape has to be seen to be believed with towering mountains, terracotta deserts, winding wadis and stunning beaches among the incredible natural features that are waiting to wow visitors.
Where better to start your adventure in Oman than on the beach? With over 3,000km of spectacular coastline, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes stunning stretches of sand, picturesque bays, crystal-clear lagoons and rugged cliffs.
Among the most beautiful spots are Fins Beach, with its stunning white sand, and the wonderful beaches of Masirah Island.
Visitors to Oman’s coast can also enjoy a host of water sports, while many of the public beaches are great places to host a barbeque or join in a game of beach football.
Stunning golden sands and endless terracotta vistas cover a vast area of Oman’s landmass, with the nation being the gateway to the Rub Al Khali (Empty Quarter) – one of the largest deserts in the world.
Spread over much of the Arabian Peninsula, this unique landscape consists of dunes - which reach up to 250 metres in height in certain places - as well as large salty plains.
Oman is also home to the A’Sharqiyah Sands. The original home of the Bedouins, a visit to this phenomenal environment allows you to experience an ancient way of life, with opportunities for camping in complete serenity away from the bustle of the busier tourist areas.
Travellers visiting Oman’s deserts may also get to see some of the wonderful wildlife that call this unique habit home.
An Arabic term for a dry riverbed or valley, a wadi is a place of stunning beauty, with many of those in Oman featuring colourful water pools, enhanced by lush surroundings or mountainous backdrops.
A great example of this is the Wadi Bani Khalid. Here visitors can enjoy captivating views of the fertile landscape, as well as gushing waterfalls.
Wadi AlShab is another that carries water all year round. Offering incredible scenery, it can be explored on foot or by boat, with plenty of opportunities to enjoy incredible views all around.
From verdant vegetation to barren and rugged slopes, the mountains of Oman offer varying scenery that is sure to take your breath away.
For those with craving endless views, the Al Hajar range, which extends from A’Sharqiyah all the way up to Musandam, boasts the nation’s highest peak, Jebel Shams, which rises to 3,004 metres above sea level. It is a great place to escape the crowds and enjoy moments of pure serenity.
The Al Hajar range is also home to Al Jebel Al Akhdar, known as the Green Mountain. Close to its summit is the Saiq Plateau, where a host of quaint Omani villages can be found, as well as picturesque terraces filled with various fruits, including apricots, plums and grapes.
With so much beauty all around, Oman offers a holiday experience that will be remembered forever.