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Magnificent clifftop location

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Nestled high in the Al Hajar Mountains on the A'roos plateau

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Alila Jabal Akhdar

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Relax by the pool

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Infinity edge pool

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Pool Villa

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Ridge Room

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Mountain View Room

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Yoga with a view!

Alila Jabal Akhdar, Nizwa, Oman

Luxury hideaway in the majestic Al Hajar mountains

7 nights from around £1,500 to £2,100 per person (depending on season) on half board basis. Flights, transfers and tailor-made tours of the region available at additional charge.

A clement year-round climate, a superlative spa and killer views are just some of this boutique hideaway's claims to fame. Nestled high in the majestic Al Hajar Mountain range on the A'roos plateau, Jabal Akhdar's seductive pool and stone-clad clusters of luxurious suites are scattered on the edge of a clifftop, blending seamlessly into the rugged landscape. It's a charming, luxurious base from which to explore this remarkable corner of Oman.

Accommodation

Built using traditional Omani techniques, the hotel is a clever fusion of Arabia's old and new architectural styles, and harmoniously blends into the natural surroundings - preserving the areas beauty and wild environment. Accommodation comprises of 78 Suites, 6 Loft Suites and 2 Jabal Villas with private pools. The interiors are minimalist yet rustic in design reflecting the countries interesting culture and heritage. Each room provides a perfect vantage point to experience one of the world's lesser known destinations.

Activities & Experiences

Set 2,000m above sea level, Alila Jabal Akhdar is spectacularly secluded in the Al Hajar mountain range, ideal for nature lovers and adventure travellers. Strap on your hiking boots (staff can rustle up a picnic, complete with blanket and cushions) to explore pomegranate and walnut-clad riverbeds and eerie ghost villages. Omani ‘Grand Canyon’ Wadi Ghul, and the tree-studded heights of the eponymous ‘Green Mountain’ Jabal Akhdar are worth the extra legwork. Nizwa, roughly a 90 minutes drive away, lies where arid Bedouin plains give way to a luxuriant palm oasis. Sample the souks and climb to the top of 17th century Nizwa Fort for a bird’s-eye view of the crenellated roofs of what was once a centre for trade and Islamic studies. Back at the hotel, you can choose to hit the gym, enjoy a yoga class or simply relax by the heated swimming pool. For post-adventure indulgence, Spa Alila offers an enticing array of restorative and rejuvenating treatments. 

Facilities & Services

Facilities include indoor and outdoor pools, a modern fitness centre and renowned Alila Spa, plus an incredible yoga deck.

The Alila Concierge team are on hand to help orientate your trip around the areas that interest you, such as learning more about local history and culture, trying your hand at regional cooking or adventuring into the rugged landscape.

At the Arabian restaurant, Juniper, you can enjoy all day dining next to panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows looking out to the mountainous landscape. As evening calls, retreat to the cosy comforts of Rose Lounge to enjoy a soothing sundowner.

Weather & Seasons

With its mountain location, Alila Jabal Akhdar enjoys a refreshing climate year round. However, the best time to visit most parts of Oman is between November and mid-March, when daytime temperatures average 25°C. 

Getting Here

7 hour 30 minute flight to Muscat from London, followed by a 2 hour transfer.

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Time to Get in Touch?

Please call us on 0203 019 3722 or simply send us an email outlining your requirements.

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