Spend an afternoon and overnight on a traditional dhow for the perfect romantic getaway from Muscat’s hotels.

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Key Stats

Flight from London London

7:00 hrs

Time Difference

GMT +4 hrs

You can lounge around on the shaded deck, while dolphins swim alongside, or stop in secluded coves to snorkel, dive and have lunch. Spend the night on board before returning back to Muscat.

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The longer Dhow ride excursions are totally exclusive to Original Travel.

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Where to stay

Garden at The Chedi, luxury hotel in Muscat, Oman

The Chedi

The award-winning Chedi is one of the very best hotels in the Gulf Region, home to luxurious guestrooms and suites, some of the finest cuisine in the Middle East and what could be a contender for the world’s longest hotel swimming pool.

Pool at Shangiri- la Barr al Jissah, luxury hotel in Muscat, Oman

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah

Situated on a dramatic stretch of coastline just outside Muscat, the hotels are set amid 124 acres overlooking a private bay, with rugged mountains to the rear.

Pool at Al Bustan Palace, luxury hotel in Muscat, Oman

Al Bustan Palace

Fully renovated in 2008, the hotel has the most comprehensive facilities in the region, including a 1km curve of sandy beach and acres of tropical gardens dotted with palm trees.

Six Senses Zighy Bay, luxury hotel in Oman

Six Senses Zighy Bay

Zighy Bay has a dramatic setting on the Musandam Peninsula, an exclave of the Sultanate of Oman, separated from the rest of Oman by the United Arab Emirates.

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