The highest 5-star resort in the Middle East, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort's unique brand of magic makes it easy to fall in love with Oman.
Perched 2,000 metres above sea level, a stay at this location is memorable in every way. A luxurious oasis set in the midst of rugged terrain of a rare and transcendent beauty, this is place of contrast, simultaneously exhilarating and tranquil, secluded and vibrant. The sense of freedom and escape cultivated here cannot be overstated. The epitome of a peaceful mountain retreat, a perfect playground for the intrepid, the area's craggy cliffs, dramatic canyons and soaring rock formations reward the inquisitive and the adventurous with stunning views, hidden treasures, high-octane sports, authentic cultural gems and incredible photo opportunities. Located on the fabled Green Mountain, the resort's elevated position means its climate is significantly cooler and more comfortable than areas closer to sea level. Visited by celebrities and royalty, this extraordinary destination promises to wow and charm in equal measure.
Spacious and bright, all 115 rooms and villas come complete with decadent mini bars and all the high-tech amenities needed to make your stay the most comfortable possible. Guests are presented with a choice of settings, from sanctuaries set within refreshing garden scenery for the ultimate privacy or rooms overlooking the canyon or mountain for the best views. Subtle nods to traditional Omani design immerses guests perfectly in the splendours of local culture, whilst enormous windows in all rooms draw the eye outside to capture phenomenal canyon vistas and stirring sunrises. Deluxe Canyon View Rooms feature spa-like bathrooms and fully furnished balconies with daybeds, ideal for sunbathing or relaxing with a glass of wine.
All villas are complemented with their own private temperature-controlled swimming pools, wine fridges and personal butler service. One Bedroom Garden Pool Villas are tailor-made for those valuing privacy and space, housing secluded entrances and courtyards with their own plunge pools, separate living rooms and luxury spa products. Opt for a two bedroom villa for an even more spacious residence with its own Jacuzzi, walk-in wardrobe and enhanced bathroom areas, or stay in the lap of luxury in the exclusive Three Bedroom Royal Mountain Villa. Representing the finest accommodation the resort has to offer, in addition to an extra large pool and Jacuzzi, this one of a kind two-storey villa boasts its own sundeck and alfresco dining area, majlis-style living area and three bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, making it ideal for families or small groups.
More room types may be available. Please contact us for further details.
A stay here is as relaxing or as thrilling as you like. Surrounded by mountains, there are unlimited opportunities for high altitude adrenaline sports as well as soothing spa treatments, hikes and sightseeing excursions. Within the resort, there's a well-equipped fitness centre, large infinity pool and dedicated children's pool as well as floodlit tennis courts and archery facilities. Unwind in the cinema under the stars with gourmet popcorn and barbeque food, indulge your inner muse with landscape painting or photography lessons, or discover the Milky Way through a telescope with guided stargazing sessions.
Resort staff can arrange a number of adventurous excursions and outings. Escape on an off-road 4x4 trip to the endless ochre sands of the Wahiba desert and scale the 200 metre high dunes in your SUV, or visit the nearby historic city of Nizwa. Renowned as the 'Pearl of Islam', wend your way through its bustling souks, stand in the shadow of its medieval citadel or uncover the epic natural architecture and unique wildlife of its 2 million year old Al Hoota Cave. Guests are well placed to conquer the surrounding Hajar mountain range with a selection of climbing routes to choose from, including the highest route in Oman.
Slip away for a sensuous wellness journey in the tranquil Anantara Spa. Indulge all of your senses with divine Arabian treatments and relaxing Thai therapies or centre your chakra with inspiring morning yoga on the mountaintop. A haven of calm suffused with the scent of fragrant bakhour incense, this is a place of serene canyon views and cleansing hammam rituals, invigorating bikram yoga and luxurious massages and couples treatments.
Ideal for children, the Asfour Kids Club boasts indoor and outdoor play areas complete with a large selection of books and toys, as well as a trampoline, basketball hoop, climbing frame and swings. The perfect environment to make new friends, children can enjoy plenty of specially created activities including arts and crafts and nature walks, whilst for teenagers there's a private clubhouse with an internet café, games consoles, table football and exciting guided mountain bike and hiking trips.
- Infinity pool
- Cinema under the stars
- Tennis court
- Mountain bikes
- Hiking trails
- Rock climbing
- Asfour Kids' Club
Some of the above facilities may carry a supplementary charge.
With all restaurants expertly sited to take advantage of the stunning views, it's hard to imagine a more memorable setting in which to savour the resort's superb fine-dining concepts. Exotic Arabian dishes, romantic Italian cuisine, sophisticated outdoor shisha lounges, authentic local cuisine and mouth-watering Asian spices create an irresistible and intoxicating blend. From moonlit lobster dinners at Al Qalaa to luxury mountain picnics designed to be enjoyed on a hike or excursion, guests are indulged with the most delicious flavours and famously lavish local service. For extra-special occasions, the signature Dining by Design journey can create the ultimate customisable dining experience. Choose from an array of inspired menus to be savoured in the privacy of your room or a special location overlooking the canyon. Dine within your at villa sunset, or under the stars on the canyon edge platform ‘Diana’s Point’, once graced by Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales.
Al Maisan Restaurant
Dining By Design
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Rugged and inspiring, Oman's mountains and deserts contain some of the country's most unforgettable excursions.