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Nizwa, Oman

Located in the mountainous Nizwa region, Sahab has been built entirely from local stone which even contains fossils, demonstrating the region's physical changes over the past 270 million years. Its rustic charm and fabulous views make this hotel special.

At a Glance

  • Located on Jebel Akhdar with stunning views over the mountains and a refreshing climate

  • There are plenty of walks and hikes in the surrounding area for more active guests

  • A swimming pool and a heated jacuzzi pool mean you can relax after a day of activity

  • A la carte restaurant but the hotel doesn't have an alcohol licence

  • The hotel is constructed from local stones, some of which have fossils in them

  • Just 27 rooms means the hotel has an intimate and boutique feel

Adventure, Couples, Culture, Family

Insider's View

Go for a Deluxe Room at minimum - the Studio Rooms are the same size but face back to the hotel so don't have any views

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Insider's View

The hotel doesn't have an alcohol licence but you can bring your own

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Bring a light jumper for the evenings - due to the altitude it can get quite chilly

Scott Dunn team

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Sahab or take a look at our itineraries to Nizwa


Perched on Jebel Akhdar itself, Sahab has breath-taking views across the mountains and one of the best sunsets in Oman as it is west-facing. It is built around a central garden area with an irregularly shaped swimming pool, perfect for relaxing in following a day's sightseeing in nearby Nizwa or trekking in the mountains. The hotel really does justice to its surroundings, making the most of the rocks and fossils of which it has been built around.

Sahab Lounge is a very comfortable place to sit and soak up the indigenous garden. The restaurant has an intimate and peaceful atmosphere. There is an inviting infinity pool and Jacuzzi for you to refresh in and lavish poolside furniture for you to relax in the sun and take in the panoramic views. The Sahab Snack Bar serves a light menu, snacks and beverages. The rooms are simple yet comfortable, and range from Studio Rooms to Balcony Terrace Rooms.

During your stay here you can be as active as you want or as relaxed as you want to be. There is a wide range of activities on offer if you are seeking adventure and sport, however, the poolside amenities are perfect for some rest and relaxation time. Alternatively you could explore the local area, the abandoned villages of Wadi Bani Habib are particularly interesting.


Sahab Hotel offers its guests a memorable stay by exceeding their expectations with a range of accommodation including luxurious guest rooms, VIP suites, family apartments and camping tents. These 27 luxurious rooms are encompassed by the garden of over 5000 square meters of native plants and 270 million years old marine fossils.

The rooms features a satellite TV, a minibar, complimentary WiFi, private outdoor seating and air-conditioning.


Sahab has a lounge overlooking the verdant garden and it is a comfortable place to meet with friends or to read a book. The restaurant offers a variety of international and selected local dishes which you can choose to eat inside in a cosy environment or al fresco under the stars. There is a snack bar on the terrace for lighter food, snacks and refreshing drinks. The infinity pool and Jacuzzi are very inviting, especially during the warmer months. The poolside area provides the perfect place for you to unwind with a good book and the nearby bar ensure that you will not become thirsty.


Sahab Hotel offers individual tours where you can explore the essence of Jabal Al Akhdar. A rocky mountain ranges with its outstanding views, including the grand canyon of Oman, beckon you to participate in the variety of activities it offers such as star gazing and donkey rides. The mountain range offers plenty of rock climbing and hiking opportunities. The concierge customize your vacation, so you can spend your time enjoying and not planning.

Location & Directions

Nizwa, Oman

Located on the Saiq Plateau in the mountainous Nizwa region, Sahab is perched above a valley, with views to a small village called Al-Aqur.

When to go

The best time to visit Oman is between November and mid-March, when the cooler air brings the mountain scenery sharply into focus and daytime temperatures average at 25°C. For the rest of the year, much of Oman is oppressively hot and hazy, particularly between May and August.

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Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Sahab or take a look at our itineraries to Nizwa

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