Three nights at the Desert Nights Camp and four nights in Muscat City Centre
Your seven-night Desert and Muscat City Twin Centre holiday gets underway with your flight from the UK to the Omani city of Muscat. Travel to Desert Nights Camp, a two-hour drive from Muscat, and check in for a three-night stay. This luxury desert camp nestles amongst craggy mountains, endless dunes, and crystalline wadis and introduces you to: the unique experience of a camel ride at sunset; the thrill of dune bashing and dune bike riding in the golden red sands of the Wahiba; and magical nights as you feast on traditional Omani fare in the flickering glow of the campfire.
On day four, travel back to Muscat and check into Hormuz Grand Muscat for a four-night stay. This luxury hotel overlooks the Muscat Mountains and showcases chic guest accommodation, tasty culinary experiences, and excellent leisure amenities. Muscat is also gateway to: Al Alam Palace, Sultan's Palace, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Mutrah Souq, Royal Opera House, National Museum, National History Museum, Marsa Plaza, and Al Sahwa Park. On day eight, transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK with many treasured memories of your trip.
3 nights - Desert Nights Camp - Muscat
Your twin-centre adventure gets underway with your flight from the UK to Muscat; where you'll take a two-hour journey to Desert Nights Camp for a three-night stay. This luxury desert camp sprawls across ten acres of sands in the Omani desert and boasts amazing craggy mountains in the distance, endless dunes, and crystalline wadis. Enjoy the unique experience of a camel ride at sunset; relish the thrill of dune bashing and dune bike riding in the golden red sands of the Wahiba; and look forward to magical nights as you feast on traditional Omani fare in the flickering glow of the campfire. Excursion options also allow you to: visit the intriguing Wadi Bani Khalid, immerse yourself in history at the old fort in Mantrib, explore the local Souq (shopping area) for exotic souvenirs, absorb Oman culture at a Bedouin family house, and also go on quad bike adventures, trekking on the Dunes, and sand boarding.
The facilities at Desert Nights Camp include: a restaurant, recreation lounge with comfy seating, indoor board games, pool table, DVD player with films, and a library filled with books; children's play area offering an indoor playground, activities, and desert experiences such as climbing and riding; and a programme of excursions.
The multi-cuisine Two Dune Restaurant is tastefully furnished with traditional Omani wooden furniture, offers enclosed and open dining options, and lets you experience authentic Arabic cuisine, superb service, and feast on the culinary delights of the expert chefs in an atmosphere of relaxed refinement.
The resort has a selection of 53 guest units; comprising 33 Double Tented Suites, Six Family Tented Suites, and 14 Standard Rooms. Standard Rooms are kitted out with a double bed or two single beds, air-conditioning, fire alarm with light, hairdryer, fridge, and bathroom with shower, bathrobes, slippers, towels, shampoo, shower gel, soap, and hot and cold water,
4 nights - Hormuz Grand Muscat - Muscat
Transfer from to the Omani city of Muscat; where you'll check into Hormuz Grand Muscat for a four-night stay. This luxury hotel overlooks the Muscat Mountains and is centrally-located between Muscat International Airport, Ministries, the Muscat Hills, and Al Mouj Golf course. You'll have time enough to explore Muscat's sights and attractions; including: Al Alam Palace, Sultan's Palace, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Mutrah Souq, Royal Opera House, Mutrah Corniche, Bimmah Sinkhole at Hawiyat Najm Park, Bait Al Zubair, National Museum, Marina Bandar Al Rowdar, Ghalya's Museum of Modern Art, National History Museum, Burj Al Sahwa, Al Jalali Fort, Marsa Plaza, and Al Sahwa Park.
The facilities at Hormuz Grand Muscat include: an outdoor swimming pool, waterside courtyard, three restaurants, two bars, gym, spa offering a blend of Ayurvedic, Balinese, and Thai treatments; complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, 24-hour room-service, complimentary coffee and tea, 24-hour reception, concierge service, express check-out, fitness centre, accessible features, and business class lounge.
The Straits all-day dining restaurant offers a tempting selection of international and Omani dishes served buffet-style at mealtimes; complemented by a la carte options with vegetarian varieties. The award-winning Qureshi Bab-Al-Hind serves northern Indian cuisine using recipes developed over two centuries by the Qureshi family and brought to life by the sons of Chef Imtiaz Qureshi. The fine dining OMNY Brasserie opens from 18:30 to 02:00 and offers an a la carte menu that includes a rich array of French-inspired classics, Oman's sensational seafood, a carefully selected choice of grilled meats, and vegetarian selections.
The lounge-style The Hub is the place to relax with a selection of aromatic coffees, loose-leaf teas, and a menu of light bites and snacks including sweet delicacies and High Tea. The Vault cocktail bar serves a classic menu of signature cocktails created by expert mixologists and a tasty choice of bar bites.
This Muscat hotel has a total of 231 guest units across eight categories; ranging from Collection Rooms through to the Presidential Suite with Lounge Access. Collection Rooms feature a king-size bed or two single beds, Wi-Fi access, minibar, bathroom with hairdryer, slippers, and shower; flat-screen television, iron, safety deposit box, and coffee machine and kettle with tea/coffee supplies.