Sustainable And Eco-Hotels In Oman

The 8 Most Ethical And Sustainable Hotels In Oman according to ETIC Hotels

dusitD2 Naseem Resort, Jabal Akhdar, Oman

Outdoor swimming pool,Fitness centre,Airport shuttle,Spa and wellness centre,Facilities for disabled guests,Free WiFi,Free parking,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar,Very good breakfast
  •  Saiq, Oman
  •  ETIC Green Score: 66%
  •  Reviews: 4.6 (587+)
ETIC carbon rating
90.3
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.6
/10

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Dunes By Al Nahda

Restaurant,Facilities for disabled guests,Free WiFi,Room service,Free parking,Non-smoking rooms,Family rooms,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar,Breakfast
  •  Barka, Oman
  •  ETIC Green Score: 66%
  •  Reviews: 0 (+)
ETIC carbon rating
98.8
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.6
/10

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Alila Jabal Akhdar

2 swimming pools,Free WiFi,Spa and wellness centre,Fitness centre,Restaurant,Airport shuttle,Facilities for disabled guests,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar,Fabulous breakfast
ETIC carbon rating
98.8
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.6
/10

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Radisson Blu Hotel Muscat

Outdoor swimming pool,Airport shuttle,Free parking,Family rooms,Fitness centre,Non-smoking rooms,Restaurant,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Very good breakfast
  •  Muscat, Oman
  •  ETIC Green Score: 66%
  •  Reviews: 4.4 (3535+)
ETIC carbon rating
90.3
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.6
/10

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Salalah Rotana Resort

2 swimming pools,Beachfront,Free WiFi,Free parking,Airport shuttle,Family rooms,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar,Private beach area,Breakfast
  •  Salalah, Oman
  •  ETIC Green Score: 65%
  •  Reviews: 4.5 (3557+)
ETIC carbon rating
98.8
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.5
/10

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InterContinental Muscat, an IHG Hotel

3 swimming pools,Free WiFi,Beachfront,Free parking,Family rooms,Fitness centre,Non-smoking rooms,Restaurant,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Fabulous breakfast
  •  Muscat, Oman
  •  ETIC Green Score: 65%
  •  Reviews: 4.4 (4341+)
ETIC carbon rating
98.8
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.5
/10

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The View

Outdoor swimming pool,Restaurant,Free WiFi,Free parking,Room service,Non-smoking rooms,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Good breakfast
  •  Al Hamra, Oman
  •  ETIC Green Score: 65%
  •  Reviews: 4.3 (731+)
ETIC carbon rating
90.3
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.5
/10

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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat

2 swimming pools,Free WiFi,Beachfront,Free parking,Family rooms,Fitness centre,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar,Private beach area,Very good breakfast
  •  Muscat, Oman
  •  ETIC Green Score: 64%
  •  Reviews: 4.6 (6315+)
ETIC carbon rating
98.8
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.4
/10

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COUNTRY PROFILE

Oman

  • Official Name:Sultanate of Oman

  • Capital:Muscat

  • Population:5,106,626

  • Area:309,500 km²

  • Major Languages:Arabic

  • Major Religions:Islam

  • Life expectancy:76.50 years

  • Currency:Omani Rial

10 Things To Do In Oman

  • 1. Muscat

    Explore the capital city of Muscat, a blend of modernity and tradition. Visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, stroll along the Mutrah Corniche, and explore the vibrant markets. Muscat`s architecture and ambiance offer a window into Oman`s rich heritage and its vision for the future.

  • 2. Wahiba Sands

    Venture into the stunning landscapes of Wahiba Sands, a desert expanse of towering sand dunes. Experience desert activities like dune bashing and camel rides, and immerse yourself in the serenity of the desert`s solitude and the breathtaking beauty of the shifting sands. Wahiba Sands captures the essence of Oman`s desert landscapes.

  • 3. Nizwa

    Discover the historical city of Nizwa, known for its ancient fort, vibrant souq, and traditional crafts. Explore Nizwa Fort, witness the lively goat market, and experience the city`s blend of history and culture that provides a glimpse into Oman`s past and its cultural significance.

  • 4. Wadi Shab

    Explore Wadi Shab, a beautiful wadi (canyon) with turquoise pools and dramatic cliffs. Hike through the wadi, swim in its pools, and reach the hidden cave waterfall for a truly unique experience of Oman`s natural beauty. Wadi Shab`s serene landscapes create an oasis of relaxation and adventure.

  • 5. Jebel Shams

    Experience Jebel Shams, Oman`s "Mountain of the Sun," known for its breathtaking vistas and Grand Canyon-like landscapes. Hike the trails, enjoy the views from the "Grand Canyon Viewpoint," and engage with Oman`s rugged mountains, showcasing the dramatic topography of the Sultanate.

  • 6. Salalah

    Visit Salalah, a city known for its lush landscapes and unique climate. Explore its beaches, visit the Al Baleed Archaeological Park, and experience the Khareef (monsoon) season, when the region transforms into a verdant paradise. Salalah offers a contrast to Oman`s desert environments and a refreshing natural beauty.

  • 7. Al Hajar Mountains

    Venture into the Al Hajar Mountains, a rugged mountain range that spans Oman`s landscape. Explore its peaks, canyons, and picturesque villages, and engage with the natural beauty that defines the mountains. The Al Hajar Mountains offer outdoor adventures and a glimpse into Oman`s diverse geographical features.

  • 8. Bimmah Sinkhole

    Discover the Bimmah Sinkhole, a natural wonder with clear turquoise waters and unique limestone formations. Swim in the sinkhole`s refreshing waters, relax in its tranquil surroundings, and experience the fusion of geological marvels and natural beauty that characterize Oman`s landscapes.

  • 9. Sur

    Visit the coastal town of Sur, known for its maritime heritage and traditional dhow-building industry. Explore its historic landmarks, visit the dhow yards, and engage with the local culture that reflects Oman`s connection to the sea and its enduring maritime traditions. Sur offers a glimpse into Oman`s coastal identity.

  • 10. Taste Omani cuisine

    Embark on a culinary journey through Omani cuisine, where flavors reflect the country`s history and diverse influences. Savor dishes like shuwa, majboos, and halwa, and experience the blend of spices, techniques, and cultural elements that define Oman`s gastronomy and its role in preserving culinary traditions.

5 Most Visited Cities In Oman

  • Muscat

    Salalah

    Nizwa

    Sur

    Wahiba Sands

When To Go To Oman

  • The best time to visit Oman is during the cooler months from November to March. This Arabian Peninsula nation offers desert landscapes, historic forts, and a blend of traditional and modern cultures. Muscat, the capital, showcases elegant mosques, vibrant souks, and a stunning coastline. The Wahiba Sands and the Hajar Mountains provide opportunities for outdoor adventures and cultural encounters. Oman`s Bedouin traditions, warm hospitality, and diverse landscapes create a travel experience that is both immersive and enriching.

Travel Recommendation And Useful Links For Oman

Find the complete travel guide for Oman

  • - Check visa requirements and obtain necessary visas before your trip.
    - Respect local customs and etiquette, especially in conservative areas.
    - Be cautious of the hot climate, especially during the summer months.
    - Explore Oman`s deserts, wadis, and historic forts.
    - Experience Omani hospitality, traditional music, and the blend of modernity with tradition.

  • Office Tourism of Oman

  • CIA World Fact-book

  • Wikipedia Page

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