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Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas to open two new hotels in Oman this summer

Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas has announced it will open two new luxury resorts in Oman this year. Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort will be located in the north east, and Al Baleed Resort - Salalah by Anantara in the south, and both resorts will reflect the local culture and surroundings, as well as offering the hotel group's signature facilities including the renowned Anantara Spa.

Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas to open two new hotels in Oman this summer

Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas will add two more properties to its portfolio in the Middle East this year.

The hotel group will open two luxury hotels in Oman: Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort in the north east and Al Baleed Resort – Salalah by Anantara in the province of Dhofar in the south.

Firas Rashid; the Area Director of Sales and Marketing – Oman, Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas; explained:

"It is an exciting time as we open our first properties in the Sultanate of Oman. We are attending ITB in Berlin this month to build upon the extensive interest already shown by our European and International partners from both the leisure and MICE segments.

"We are looking forward to further strengthening the relationships already established through our hotels and resorts in the Middle East, Asia the Indian Ocean and Africa. Guests booking through international tour operators will be able to take advantage of special packages combining both destinations."

Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar will be located two hours from the capital Muscat, on the Saiq Plateau on Green Mountain, 2,000 metres above sea level. It will be the highest five-star resort in the Middle East and its architecture will reflect its surrounding stunning rocky landscape and traditional Omani design.

The property will have 82 Premier and Deluxe guest rooms that boast private balconies and views over the beautiful canyon or the landscaped gardens, and 33 one, two and three bedroom villas with private swimming pools, living areas, and personal butler service.

Facilities at the resort include six restaurants and lounges, including an Italian poolside dining venue, and an Arabian grill; an infinity pool, Jacuzzis, and children's pool; Anantara Spa with hammam, indoor pool, Jacuzzi, steam and sauna; a fitness centre, tennis courts, and recreation centre; Asfour Kids Club and Jabal Teens Club; a shisha lounge; and a Fort star-gazing platform.

Al Baleed Resort – Salalah by Anantara will be located between a freshwater lagoon and a beach, 10km from the centre of Salalah and 15km from its airport.

The architecture and design of the property will take inspiration from by Dhofar's rich cultural heritage and the coastal fortresses, and will feature palm-lined walkways, verdant gardens, and water features dotted around the grounds.

Facilities will include temperature-controlled infinity swimming pools, gym, tennis courts, Anantara Spa with hammam, children's and teen clubs, three restaurants, diving centre, and private 250-metre stretch of beach.

Accommodation at Al Baleed Resort – Salalah includes 106 villas with private pools, and 30 guest rooms with views of the beach and tropical gardens.

Guests can enjoy access to a wide range of attractions and sites including the nearby Al Baleed Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a citadel, grand mosque ruins, and the Museum of Frankincense.

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