Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort | Nizwa | Oman

Ad-Dakhiliyah Governorate, Oman

Property Description

DISCOVER THE PEAK OF WORLD-CLASS LUXURY AND EXPERIENCE THE HEART OF OMANI HOSPITALITY. 

A rare jewel in the rocky contours of the Saiq Plateau on Oman’s fabled Green Mountain, our unique retreat perches 2,000 metres above sea level on the curving rim of a great canyon. Elevated in both location and authentic luxury, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar is the highest  ve star resort in the Middle East and amongst the highest in the world.
 
ACCOMMODATION 
True Arabian luxury blends with Anantara’s signature touches. The 115 spacious rooms and villas of luxurious authenticity immerse guests in the splendours of Omani culture inside and draw the eye outside to admire canyon, cliff or garden views. 82 spacious rooms reveal captivating views of the canyon, and the majesty of sunrise or sunset. 33, one bedroom, two bedroom and a three bedroom villas offer cliff and canyon views or a private garden setting, and all include a private pool and a Majlis-style living area. While our expansive two-storey Three Bedroom Royal Mountain Villa is the most prestigious in Oman. 
 
Premier Canyon View Rooms – Generous in space and luxury, these ground  oor rooms beautifully capture the destination. A bubble bath and a walk-in dressing area make freshening up for the evening a pleasure. Your private balcony invites you to relax with a beverage – watching the canyon’s colours evolve with the rising and setting of the sun. 
 
Deluxe Canyon View Rooms – These beautifully appointed rooms on the upper  oor are characterised by impressive views of the canyon. Let the view inspire you to write at the stylish desk. Interconnecting rooms make trips with friends and family very convenient – giving you the options of privacy and quality time together. 
 
One Bedroom Garden Pool Villas – Wake up with a morning dip in your plunge pool. Sun worshippers can bask on loungers on the deck. If you prefer the shade, select a book or board game and retreat to your Majlis for a quiet afternoon. 
 
One Bedroom Deluxe Garden Pool Villas  – With shaded parking and a VIP entrance, these villas offer immediate prestige. Refresh in your personal plunge pool and enjoy its invigorating jets, surrounded by lush nature. Spend a cosy evening in, perhaps starting with a bubble bath, followed by a movie and late night snack. 
 
One Bedroom Cliff Pool Villas – Experience innovative comforts and indulgent luxuries, in harmony with the iconic surrounds. Slip into your pool, gazing over the rugged cliffs from its smooth in nity edge. Admire the canyon’s romance at sunset from your deck, as you savour a  ne wine. 
 
Two Bedroom Garden Pool Villas  -Take advantage of your private pool. Chat over your adventures in the Jacuzzi, letting the conversation  ow over sundowners making your stay even more comfortable, your personal Villa Host will take care of any special requests.
 
Two Bedroom Deluxe Garden Pool Villas  – For families and friends who choose to drive to our luxury resort, shaded parking and a VIP entrance stand these villas apart. A soak in the Jacuzzi and time spent in the pool is refreshed by garden scenery, in absolute privacy. 
 
One Bedroom Anantara Cliff Pool Villas  – Swim across to your pool’s in nity edge to appreciate the view in all its glory. The Majlis entices relaxation. For families and friends, interconnecting villas have a retractable wall on the outside deck to enjoy double the space together. 
 
Three Bedroom Royal Mountain Villa  – This two-storey villa is the epitome of luxury, complete with a two`car indoor garage followed by spacious living and dining areas and three bedrooms each with breathtaking views. The bedrooms are complemented with walk-in closets, and a bathroom with rain shower and bathtub. Marvel the outdoor with uninterrupted canyon views as you enjoy swimming in your private 14.2 metre temperature-controlled pool with attached Jacuzzi and outdoor rain shower. Continue your journey in the outdoors as you lounge on your sunbeds and outdoor dining room, with a personal butler ready to serve you and a fully equipped kitchen with appliances.
 
 
RESTAURANTS AND LOUNGES 
Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort offers extraordinary dining to inspire and intrigue. Exotic Arabic dishes, specialty teas and  avoured shisha enrich your Middle Eastern journey at these restaurants in Oman. Savour the romantic  avours of Italy. Discover the unique spice blends of distinctive Asian cuisines. Oman’s only fort restaurant and vast canyon vistas, poolside elegance and evenings under the stars, all conjure a memorable ambience.
 
Al Maisan 
Meaning ‘Amazing Star’ in Arabic, our all-day dining restaurant is elevated above the central courtyard. Enjoy meals in the dining room or outside on the terrace, with stunning resort and canyon views. The day starts at our highest restaurant with a breakfast buffet of international favourites. Lunch and dinner offer à la carte dining with a culinary nod to all corners of the globe. Choose from an array of Continental, South-East Asian, Indian and Arabic specialties. Let freshly baked aromas tempt you to try our homemade breads, sweets and pastries.
 
Al Qalaa 
Our signature restaurant in the heart of the resort is graced with the iconic architecture of the Musandam Tower. Bringing you a dining experience steeped in the region’s culinary roots, time-honoured dishes and secret recipes hail from Oman and across the Arab world. Grilled seafood, vegetable and meat specialties are crafted from market produce, freshly harvested from the Sea of Oman and local farmers. An eclectic wine menu completes the journey for discerning palates.
 
Bella Vista
Meaning ‘Beautiful View’, Bella Vista is one of the world’s most unique and inspiring poolside restaurants – where the water meets the sky. Artistically captivating, the in nity pool waters re ect our striking surrounds, providing poetic views as you dine. Reimagining the traditional Roman kitchen, authentic Italian dining has a chic, contemporary  air. Savour home-style regional classics crafted from fresh seasonal produce. Satisfy your gourmet tastes with a range of  ne wines. Relish a casual venue by day, and sophisticated evening elegance.
 
Al Baha 
Aptly translating as ‘Crossroads’ in Arabic, Al Baha’s central setting provides a perfect place to meet up, or relax amidst the gentle  ow of resort life. Let our barista serve your morning coffee, just the way you like it. Freshly squeezed juices and creative mocktails offer a tasty energy boost. Throughout the day, enjoy an international menu of snacks and light meals. Join us for afternoon tea, or pair freshly baked pastries and exotic sweets with a range of specialty teas. In the evenings, gather round the courtyard’s open replace for star gazing.
 
Al Burj 
Lounge Once a natural defence, prized for its lofty height, steep sides and inaccessibility, Al Jabal Al Akhdar was used as a fortress in the mid-20th century when a warring faction sought refuge. Taking design inspiration from Oman’s traditional forts, Al Burj means ‘The Tower’ in Arabic and is our ambient Moroccan lounge. Select your drinking pleasure from a range of specialty coffees and teas, creative juice and cocktail concoctions, as well as  ne wines and champagnes.
 
Dinning By Design
Experience the ultimate in tailor-made private dining. Select the ideal cuisine from a collection of connoisseur menus to be prepared by your personal chef. Dine at your ideal time and place with  awless service, choosing from a range of intimate settings, such as the star gazing platform Diana’s Point, where Diana Princess of Wales once stood.  
 
Spice spoon 
Step behind the scenes of local gastronomy culture, or discover Anantara’s  avourful roots in Thailand. Richly interactive, the experience begins with a private tour of our chef’s garden – introducing you to indigenous ingredients, their health properties and signi cance in local life. Don your apron for a step by step cooking class – picking up secret tips from an expert chef as you learn how to balance and craft authentic recipes from Thai or Omani cuisine. Savour your labours of love for lunch. Take home new skills to impress friends and family back home.
 
 
ANANTARA SPA 
Let us take you on a sensual journey, steeped in some of the world’s oldest wellness cultures. Timeless Arabian treatments revitalise with precious elixirs and trusted techniques. Step into a private hammam to indulge in ancient cleansing rituals. Celebrating Anantara’s Thai heritage, we bring you revered therapies to enhance vital energy. While all of our signature treatments lavish you with indigenous ingredients for supreme natural wellbeing. 
 
Spa facilities 
  • Private hammer suite
  • 5 luxurious treatment rooms, including two couples suites 
  • Beauty salon Separate male and female thermal suites each featuring: 
  • Salt infused steam room 
  • Aroma Sauna room 
  • Experience showers 
  • Private indoor relaxation bed chambers 
  • Outdoor relaxation suite with loungers 
  • Health station with homemade nutritious snacks, dried fruit, smoothies and herbal teas 
  • Secure lockers with fresh towels, gowns and slippers
 
 
CONFERENCE AND MEETING FACILITIES 
Discover the art of perfect meetings and events at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort. Overlooking the rim of a great canyon, the Middle East’s highest luxury resort boasts world-class leisure and business facilities. Luxurious accommodation includes Oman’s most prestigious villa. Unique experiences and a tailored approach give every occasion a signature touch. 
 
An inspirational choice for corporate and team building retreats, meetings and events, we ensure business is seamless and inspired, and that your free time in between rewards all your hard work. Host productive conferences in venues that are named after nearby farming villages – highlighting how authentic luxury is rooted in tradition. Overlooking the courtyard from above, breakout areas provide spaces to relax, mix and mingle. 
 
Brush up your bargaining skills in the ancient souk of Nizwa. Master chef cooking classes  re up passions. Mountain drives refresh perspectives. Exclusive hammam rituals reinvigorate tired minds. Every celebration at our resort feels iconic. Seal new deals, toast a launch or commend your team’s dedication with a themed banquet. If the occasion warrants a more sophisticated style, impress a prestigious few with a tailored private dinner.
 
 
WEDDINGS 
Love is a journey of elevated luxury at the Middle East’s highest luxury resort. Signature experiences for romance entice you to write your own story. Curate your ideal scenario, or let us inspire you, for every stage of love. Pop the big question on a canyon edge platform where Diana Princess of Wales once stood. Exchange vows in an elegant wedding ceremony, framed by a majestic canyon backdrop. Indulge your guests with a true Arabian banquet. Take your  rst dance under the stars. Let the drinks  ow as your party toasts your union around a blazing fire. Begin married life with a dream honeymoon, and return to celebrate incredible anniversaries. Hide away in private pool villa luxury. Share side-by-side spa journeys, and private dining in a world of your own. Map out romantic escapades – admiring beautiful Damask roses cascading down the mountain, and exploring an ancient souk,  nding keepsakes to treasure forever. 
 
 
LOCATION 
Uniquely situated on a great canyon edge in the Al Hajar Mountains, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort is a two hour drive from Muscat International Airport and  ve hours from Dubai International Airport. Our luxurious hotel offers a prestigious gateway to Oman’s ancient forts, souk market discoveries and remote agricultural villages, as well as an impressive topography of mountain and valley scenery. The extraordinary destination is located just a 30 minutes drive from the ancient city of Nizwa – renowned for centuries as the ‘Pearl of Islam’ and given the prestigious title of ‘The Capital of Islamic Culture’ in 2015.
 
INTERNATIONAL ACCESS 
By Air Many major airlines operate direct  ights to Oman. The national carrier of Oman is Oman Air. 
 
By Road If you are driving from the UAE your passport will be checked at the border crossing in both Oman and the UAE; you’ll need to buy additional insurance cover through your car hire agent if you want to take a UAE hire car into Oman (or vice versa).
 
GETTING HERE 
The resort is located 185 kilometres from the new Muscat International Airport. Our airport representative will greet you upon arrival and transfer you to the resort by a luxury 4×4 vehicle equipped with in-vehicle entertainment and WiFi. Please provide us with your  ight details at least 72-hours in advance to ensure timely bookings for airport transfers. For guests travelling by road, kindly note that Al Jabal Al Akhdar is only accessible by a 4×4 vehicle. Should you require transfers from the bottom of the mountain, this can be arranged by the resort. There is dedicated secure parking at the security check point to park guest vehicles.
Amenities
FEATURES
  • King size bed or twin beds with a choice of duck down or hypoallergenic pillows 
  • Luxury bathroom with rain shower and separate bathtub 
  • Walk-in dressing room 
  • Interactive LED TV, media hub and Bluetooth sound system 
  • Complimentary movies on demand 
  • USB charging station 
  • Complimentary internet access via Lan and WiFi 
  • Nespresso coffee machine 
  • Tea making facilities 
  • Work desk with power sockets 
  • Personal safe 
  • Individual climate-controlled air conditioning 
  • Interconnecting options 
  • Dual-line telephones with voicemail 
  • Individually controlled air conditioning 
  • Mini bar with full glassware selection 
  • Selection of reading materials and board games

 

FACILITIES AND GUEST SERVICE 
  • Shisha lounge 
  • Fort stargazing platform 
  • Canyon view platform 
  • Asfour Kids Club and Jabal Teens Club 
  • Recreation centre 
  • Tennis court 
  • Fitness centre 
  • Meetings, events and weddings 
  • Library with Apple computers, business centre services and a digital museum 
  • Retail shops 
  • Prayer room, In nity pool, belvedere, 2 jacuzzis and shaded children’s pool 
  • Chef’s garden 
  • Anantara Spa with hammam, indoor pool, jacuzzi, steam and sauna 
  • 3 restaurants, 1 bar and 1 deli café

 

RESORT ACTIVITIES
  • Infinity Swimming Pool 
  • Fitness Centre 
  • Library 
  • Yoga 
  • Tennis 
  • Archery 
  • Stargazing for Children 
  • Asfour Kids Club 
  • Jabal Teens Club 
  • Jabal Activity Wall 
  • Ultimate Jabal Activity Wall 
  • Cinema Under The Stars 
  • The Ultimate Cinema Under The Stars 
  • Luxury Mountain Picnics 
  • Spice Spoons Cooking School 
  • Landscape and Outdoor Photography for beginners 
  • Astro and Night Photography for beginners 
  • Painting Lessons 
  • Night Landscape Painting 

 

AREA EXCURSIONS
  • Signature Hikes 
  • Cultural Hikes 
  • Cultural Walks 
  • Driving Tours and Excursions
Basic Details
Property Type : Resort
Listing Type : Vacation Rental

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