The summer monsoon rains give Dhofar a unique climate that contrasts with the rest of the Sultanate, leading many Omanis to take refuge in this southern region each summer. Its beaches, fringed with coconut palms and exotic fruit plantations, are the backdrop for Dhofar holidays, as are the steep slopes and plains of the Dhofar mountain range that still shelter various species of frankincense trees, which provided the ancestral wealth of the region. Head to the coastal town of Salalah to explore its fantastic souq and visit the Museum of the Land of Frankincense, which is a must-see in the region.
There are several UNESCO World Heritage archaeological sites in Dhofar, including Shisr, which is thought to be the site of the lost city of Ubar. Discover all our suggestions for Dhofar holidays below.

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