Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, Near Nizwa, Oman
A rare jewel in the rocky contours of the Saiq Plateau on Oman’s fabled Green Mountain, this unique retreat perches 2000 metres above sea level on the curving rim of a canyon that plummets down into the Hajar mountain range.
Elevated in both location
and authentic luxury, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort is the highest
five-star resort in the Middle East and amongst the highest in the world, with
a village-style feel that gives the entire place a strong sense of belonging –
so expect captivating canyon views, majestic sunsets, and a real sense of
Most accommodation is perfectly positioned to take full advantage of
the irrepressible canyon views. And while there’s no shortage of space in
deluxe and premier rooms, if you really want to enjoy sultan-like status, opt
for a cliff-top villa, complete with infinity pool, outside deck, lavish
bathroom and villa host.
The mild climate here is
ideal for explorers – perfect when the rest of Oman is blisteringly hot. Admire
the vast canyon from the infinity pool, heat up your yoga in the hammam, or
cook Omani specialties with an expert local chef.
The mountainous terrain
allows for all sorts of unique experiences too: biking, driving tours, gradual
and intermediate climbing, cultural walks and hikes, and star-gazing; while young
minds are kept engaged by the exciting Asfour Kids’ Club, its exceptional array
of creative, cultural and outdoor activities outstanding considering the remote
location; and the Jabal Teens Club: a private hangout for teens to socialise.