Where the desert meets the sea.
Stay at Six Senses Hideaway Zighy Bay - dramatic setting against rugged mountains. Experience the Arabian Gold Ritual originating from alalah - gold clay body mask with a gold infused body massage. Spectacular views over the Gulf of Oman. The Chill Bar offers a wide selection featuring martini flights and contemporary cocktails. Enjoy an Arabian-Asian dinner in the dunes.
Then drive to Muscat and visit the Nizwa souk for some great shopping. For a more of a resort holiday with children stay at the Shangri-la Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa which has 3 hotels in dramatic desert setting, 19 restaurants and the famous Chi spa with 12 spa villas and Hammam. All rooms have sea view and balcony. This Resort was voted on to Conde Nast Traveller's Gold List 2010 for its superb offer of leisure facilities: a dive centre, 3 pools, 4 tennis courts and daily dolphin watching trips.
For true Bedouin style experience a few days in Desert Nights Camp - the ultimate in luxury camping amongst the Dunes.