Sitting on a glorious and untouched stretch of white coastline, the chic and upscale Al Baleed Resort Salalah is the perfect addition to Oman's fine selection of small resorts. With fantastic ocean front rooms and suites, this is the ideal place to relax.
Located just a 15-minute drive from Salalah Airport right between the beach and a natural lagoon
A tropical oasis, choose from different room types or your own villa and even a private plunge pool
A gourmet delight, there are three main restaurants serving Middle Eastern cuisine as well as international dishes
Children are welcome and can enjoy either the kids or teens club depending on their age
The chic and understated Middle Eastern design of this luxury resort reflects the region's rich cultural heritage, being just a short walk away from the UNESCO protected Al Baleed Archaeological Park.
The accommodation available at Anantara includes 40 generously sized luxurious and deluxe rooms with an option of sea, balcony or gardens views. If you want something with a little more privacy and space, the villas are a great option, especially for families but also couples wanting space. There are 96 villas in total varying in size, of which 88 have private plunge pools.
What makes this resort so unique is the experiences and activities available to guests. Like other Anantara resorts, choose from diving and tennis to cookery and mixology cocktail classes - you really can be as active as you please. For younger guests, there are separate kids and teens clubs, ensuring your children meet friends of similar ages and take part in activities which will keep them engaged and entertained. For adults, the resort is also home to Salalah’s first hammam, a perfect haven where you can enjoy the array of spa treatments on offer. Surrounded by towering palms, tropical gardens and lush water features, the resort welcomes you to your home away from home.
When to visit
Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara is located on Salalah Beach, just outside the city of Salalah in the Dhofar region of Oman.
It is a 7-hour 30-minute direct international flight to Muscat, followed by a 1-hour 30-minute flight to Salalah with Oman Air. Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara is a 30-minute drive from Salalah airport.
Fabled Castles Tour
A half-day tour taking in the fishing village of Taqa and its castle, the fascinating archaeological site of Khor Rori (or Sumhuram), the town of Mirbat home to traditional fishing boats and location of the 1972 battle, and the Tomb of Mohamed bin Ali.
A half-day tour outside Salalah taking in the tomb of the Prophet Job and the mountains behind the city where frankincense trees abound. The tour drops down to Mughsayl Beach and the blowholes before winding through breathtaking roads to the Yemen border.
Half-day Salalah City Tour
A tour of Salalah takes in a garden farm, the Shanfari Mosque, the frankincense souq as well as the cattle market. Take the opportunity to walk along the waterfront corniche, and visit the Museum of the Frankincense Land to learn about the Dhofar region.
Jebel Safari Tour in the Dhofar Mountains
Spend the day exploring the dramatic mountains that surround Salalah, strolling through wadis, taking in breathtaking vistas and visiting local villages.
The Lost City and the Empty Quarter
A full-day tour into the Empty Quarter to what is thought to be the lost city of Ubar, also known as the Atlantis of the Sands, which is currently under excavation by archaeologists. The day will also consist of some exciting dune bashing in the desert.