Muscat is divided into three main districts; the old town, Muttrah (the port area) and Ruwi. It’s a remarkably laid-back capital city with a friendly atmosphere, and lots to explore, with its souks and gated walls enclosing the area around the port, the Sultan’s Palace and the harbour.
The Chedi Muscat
The Chedi Muscat is a chic minimalist retreat situated on the Indian Ocean in Muscat, and backed by stunning mountains. The Chedi Muscat's serene atmosphere is perfect for relaxing and enjoying one of the four pools and beautiful landscaped gardens.
Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Sultanate of Oman
Exclusively located on the bay at Barr Al Jissah, the Shangri-La nestles against the dramatic backdrop of the rugged interior mountains and the spectacular waters of the Gulf of Oman. The resort consists of two hotels: Al Waha and Al Bandar.
Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Al Bustan Palace is a sophisticated and luxurious 250-room hotel, which is set on a stunning stretch of coastline with a dramatic mountain backdrop. It is situated just 30 kilometres from Muscat so is well placed for exploring the city.