- One of the world’s highest luxury resorts – styled on a traditional Omani fort. The resort is perched on top of Al Jabal al Akhdar (The Green Mountain, also referred to as Jebel Akhdar), a landscape of tiered farms irrigated by Oman’s ancient aflaj system, which affords it UNESCO World Heritage Site status.
- Uniquely situated on the Saiq Plateau on Oman’s fabled Green Mountain in the Al Hajar Mountains, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort is perched 2,000 metres above sea level on the curving rim of a great canyon. The Middle East’s highest five star resort is your gateway to Oman’s ancient forts, souk market discoveries, remote agricultural villages and an impressive topography of mountain and valley scenery.
- The hotel is already considered one of the most Amazing Hotels in the world, according to a BBC series.
- 82 sleek canyon view rooms and 33 private pool villas, including Oman’s most luxurious three bedroom pool villa.
- All rooms look out onto the dramatic canyon, with comfortable balconies for viewing pleasure. Sip a soothing brew in fresh mountain air. As sunset embraces the cliffs, find romantic seclusion with a soak in the tub or nightcaps under the stars.
- It offers a plethora of activities, from hiking and abseiling to cooking and photography, and a truly sensational spa.
- Visit Diana’s Viewpoint and admire the view where the late Princess of Wales once stood.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
A climber’s dream, Oman’s highest via ferrata is on Jabal Akhdar, and offers both beginner and intermediate routes to tackle. Abseil down sheer drop-offs or zipline across the canyon.
Designed to European safety standards, the course features a series of escape routes so that climbers can quickly ascend back up to the mountaintop. A team of certified instructors, trained by a highly experienced British mountain guide, is on hand to assist climbers as they attach themselves to the cables using a waist harness and a locked carabiner system.
Try your hand at one of the world’s oldest and most noble sports. Static targets are set at different shooting ranges, to cater for all abilities and provide an increasing challenge.
Practise your asanas atop the scenic lookout of Diana’s Point. Book a morning session for vistas of sunrise over the canyon, or retreat to Anantara Spa’s hammam for hot yoga.
Ride complimentary bicycles to explore the grounds of our beautiful canyon-edge resort. Or head out to investigate the fascinating local highlights on our doorstep, with the option of a Bike Buddy to accompany you.
Our famous viewpoint is named after Diana, Princess of Wales, who graced the site with Prince Charles in 1986.
Charles spent most of his time painting the scenery in watercolours, while Diana read a book.
Drink in the canyon’s rugged beauty over refreshments. Watch the sun rise and set as you practise yoga. Indulge in a tailor-made Dining by Design journey.
Enjoy an easy walk at high altitude, following old paths that link mountain villages. Admire terraced farmland and ancient falaj irrigation systems, fossilised coral and a traditional rose water distillery. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the western Hajar Mountains which changes with the seasons.
Let breathtaking surrounds awaken the artist inside. Hike up into the mountains and master how to use a digital single-lens reflex camera with a qualified photography guide. Our resort’s remote wilderness setting, far from any city lights, is also ideal for astro photography. Paint the colours of mountain sunsets with acrylic painting lessons.
Watch a film on a giant screen, right beside the canyon. Enjoy refreshments, gourmet popcorn and even a barbecue.
Perched 2,000 metres above sea level and with no light pollution, our resort is a stargazing paradise. Spot the Milky Way through a powerful telescope. Star discovery and education also makes this a playful quest for younger guests.
Explore the Hajar mountain range with a variety of gradual and intermediate climbing routes. Choose your ascent – by foot, using ropes and harnesses, or trying the Via Ferrata steel cable which runs along the mountainside. Under the guidance of qualified mountain instructors, the Via Ferrata provides 20-metre-long, steep and exciting climbs, giving explorers of all abilities dramatic photo opportunities and a chance to appreciate the true majesty of this spectacular mountain range. The cable also allows thrill seekers to abseil down sheer drop-offs for an eagle’s-eye-view.
Set high on the rocky Saiq Plateau, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort offers a sanctuary of 115 guest rooms and villas which open out to gardens or onto views of this impressive canyon. Here you’ll find Diana’s point, the famous viewpoint where the late Princess Diana of Wales visited in 1986. Resting on the breathtaking Green Mountain, the resort combines luxury and style with a backdrop of outstanding panoramic views of these fabled mountains. Surrounded by craggy peaks, the wild Saiq Plateau lies around 2,000m above sea level, once one of the most inaccessible and uninhabited regions in Oman. The dramatic rugged landscape of Jabel Akhdar – the Green Mountain, is where you’ll find Anantara. Now a nature reserve, Jabal Akhdar is a great place to explore the lush, green villages that dot these mountains or just to take in the impressive views by the pool.
The resort itself features three restaurants, a lounge and a deli café, giving guests a variety of dining options to choose from. With the Asfour Kids Club and Jabal Teens Club, all ages are catered for and parents can rest assured that everyone will have an enjoyable stay. The recreation, fitness centre and tennis court are great for those wanting to keep active whilst Anantara’s signature spa will provide complete relaxation – there’s even a hammam where you can practice hot yoga. There are plenty of activities available too. Take to the hills either trekking or with a mountain drive or enjoy a cultural visit to the historic city of Nizwa.
Choose your setting, from garden sanctuary to canyon view majesty. All rooms and villas feature modern Omani design and the latest in technology, the finest among Oman luxury resorts.
Premier Canyon View Room
Canyon view rooms are spacious and bright, with high-tech amenities to make your stay comfortable. Take in the view of mountain goats grazing through floor-to-ceiling windows. Step into cool mountain air on your balcony, a freshly brewed Nespresso in hand. Opt for interconnecting rooms for escapes with family and friends at our resort in Oman.
Deluxe Canyon View Room
Elevated canyon views from your private balcony. Deluxe rooms are located on the higher floor, with dramatic views of the canyon unfolding before you. Wake up to magnificent sunrises at one of the leading Nizwa hotels. Spend cool days sprawled on your balcony daybed. Freshen up in the spa-like bathroom and walk-in dressing area.
One Bedroom Garden Pool Villa
Your private sanctuary in Nizwa. Enter a private courtyard, a pool oasis before you. Spend sunny days lazing on your majlis seating with refreshments brought to you by your Villa Host. Unwind in the evenings with a movie in your separate living room. Luxury amenities include Amouage spa products and the latest in technology, the finest amongst hotels in Nizwa.
One Bedroom Cliff Pool Villa
At cliff’s edge. The dramatic beauty of the surrounding landscape takes in cliff villas at our hotel in Nizwa. Swim up to the infinity edge of your pool and peer into the canyon below. Sunbathe on loungers poolside, or retreat to the shade of your living room. The retractable wall separating villas can also be drawn back to double the space for couples travelling together.
Two Bedroom Garden Pool Villa
Expansive pool villa luxury at our Oman resort. Share an exceptional sanctuary with family or friends at our Oman luxury resort. A central majlis is perfect for coming together, while each bedroom has its own ensuite and walk-in wardrobe. Spend sunny days poolside in your enclosed garden with feature falls. Choose where to dine – either inside your villa or out under the stars – taking advantage of a kitchenette and Villa Host service.
Two Bedroom Deluxe Garden Pool Villa
Designed for groups driving to the property, a VIP entrance and shaded parking sets our villas apart from other luxury Oman family resorts. Elegant décor, a central majlis, and the attention of a Villa Host reflect true Omani hospitality. Drift between the pool and a sun lounger. Share meals prepared in your kitchenette and served out under the stars.
Three Bedroom Royal Mountain Villa
Oman’s largest luxury villa. Unparalleled in space and prestige amongst resorts in Oman, this one-of-a-kind two-storey villa provides exclusivity and spectacular views. A central majlis and stone terrace extend to your infinity pool – with canyon beyond. Come together for meals indoors or out. Soak in a Jacuzzi with the stars above. Retire to the upstairs master bedroom, featuring its own living space and a soaking tub with framed views.
Around the globe at our Oman restaurants. Discover Arabia’s exotic dishes, teas and shisha. Savour Italian romance or vibrant Asian spices. Our restaurants in Oman offer inspiring views over the Green Mountain.
Ascend to the ‘Rising Star’ for boundless dining. An elegant dining room extends onto an open-air terrace with lofty canyon views. Savour breakfast buffets of international favourites. Discover Southeast Asian, Indian and Arab specialities at our Oman restaurant.
Inspired by Khasab Castle in Musandam, Oman, Arabic restaurant, Al Qalaa at our resort boasts a constellation of hanging lanterns and a sweeping mountain backdrop. Authentic recipes from Oman and across the Gulf are presented with flair. Ingredients are freshly harvested from the Arabian Sea and local farms – then crafted or grilled to perfection.
Bella Vista re-imagines a traditional Italian kitchen with contemporary flair. Savour home-style regional classics – each crafted from seasonal produce and rich in authentic flavour. Enjoy the fresh mountain air, with a stunning view over the canyon.
Aptly translating as ‘Crossroads’, Al Baha’s central courtyard is the perfect spot for your morning coffee. For casual dining throughout the day, choose from an international menu of snacks and light meals. Partake in afternoon tea at the resort, paired with English or local Oman brews. Gather for atmospheric evenings around an open fireplace.
Ascend to our ambient lounge. Revel in the rich flavours of shisha amidst shimmering lanterns and colourful accents. Let the conversation flow over speciality coffees and teas. Creative juices, exotic cocktails and fine wines satisfy discerning tastes till late. The perfect spot for a nightcap after your visit to a Nizwa restaurant.
Dining By Design
Stunning backdrops to romance await at our mountain retreat. Design your perfect menu, then let us set the stage.Wake up to breakfast in bed, prepared by your personal chef, served by your butler, and with the refreshing view of the canyon below. Commandeer the royal villa for once-in-a-lifetime celebrations. Propose with Champagne where Princess Diana once stood, as sun sets over the valley.
Situated above the Courtyard, the stylish outdoor lounge offers a variety of flavoured Tobacco (sheesha) in decorated water pipes as well as tapas style nibbles to enjoy whilst overlooking the beautiful view.
Admire canyon majesty from the infinity pool edge, or the viewpoint where Princess Diana once stood. Paint and photograph the dramatic landscape. Then explore it on foot or by bike. Things to do in Nizwa while on holiday is abundant.
Slip into a haven of Omani architecture, mountain stone and serene canyon views. A trickling fountain and bakhour incense set the mood for tranquillity. Unwind with spa journeys that draw on the healing powers of rose water and pomegranate. Indulge in a hammam ritual that cleanses and re-energises. The highest spa retreat in Oman and possibly the world beckons.
A dramatic canyon vista gives our infinity pool and belvedere a striking backdrop. Swim in temperature-controlled water or soak in the heated Jacuzzis, while little ones play in the children’s pool.
Work out on the latest fitness and free weight machines – recharging energy levels with a variety of high and low impact exercises.
Stay in touch and up to date with complimentary access to the library’s Apple computers and business centre services. Enrich your knowledge of Oman’s landscapes and heritage, using the LED touch screen digital museum to browse information and images.
Improve your backhand at high altitude. Stay on top of your game. Enjoy the convenience of all equipment provided, and floodlights for nighttime play.