Oman Holidays


Highlights of Oman from £1,575

Mystical Muscat, the Jabal Shams Mountain range and a Wahiba wilderness adventure await... Read more ...

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Classic Oman from £1,995

Classic Oman highlights * Lush Salalah * Tradational Nizwa souk * Woodcarvings at Jabrin castle Read more ...

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Best time to be there

Oman's climate differs from one area to another. It is hot and humid in the coastal areas in the summer between May and August, while it is hot and dry in the interior with the exception of the higher mountains, which enjoy a moderate climate round the year. The climate is best from September through to April.

Fly to

Muscat (British Airways - daily: Oman Air - daily)

flying time

7 hrs 50 minutes direct

time difference

GMT +4 hours


Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations

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Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman

Save from £1700 per couple
Stay 10 nights at Six Senses Zighy Bay in a Pool Villa, including free nights, discounted rates, direct flights, transfers and breakfast. From £1595 per person for travel between 16th May to 30th September 2014. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.



Al Bustan Palace, Oman

Save from £580 per couple
Stay 7 nights at Al Bustan Palace, including flights, transfers and breakfast. From £895 per person. Valid for travel between 16th May to 14th September 2014. Subject to availability.Terms & conditions apply.




The Chedi, Oman

Save from £200 per couple
Stay 7 nights at The Chedi, including flights, transfers and breakfast. From £1,025 per person plus 10% spa and food & beverage discount. Valid for travel between 1st May to 30th September 2014. Subject to availability.. Terms and conditions apply.



   7 DAYS FROM £1,575

    * Enjoy mystical Muscat, the capital of Oman
    * Travel across the Jabal Shams Mountain range
    * Experience the wilderness of Wahiba Sands

   8 DAYS FROM £1,995

    * Featuring Nizwa souks and the red sands of Wahiba
    * Witness the hatching turtles at Sur
    * Travel south to lush Salalah

At A&K all of our journeys are individually tailored to suit your needs and timescale. Please contact one of our expert travel consultants and they will be delighted to arrange your perfect holiday.


We always go the extra mile to reveal a country's true soul. In Oman we go several miles. At the legendary Wahiba Sands, whose starkly hypnotic dunes form the edge of the Empty Quarter, A&K transport you deeper into the desert than any other camp; staying in traditional tents of black goat's hair and dining on rugs beneath a million-tog duvet of stars.

Returning guests have provided memorable accounts of sharing the Bedouin's daily life and stalking the elusive desert oryx. And just as they did, you'll walk in the hot, sandy footsteps of Wilfred Thesiger - a literary trail that deserves our very best service.

Indeed, to do Oman justice you need A&K's superbly connected, highly experienced team with the finest 4WD vehicle fleet and top-notch local and specialist guides. The country is like nowhere else on the Arabian Peninsula with one of its oldest civilisations inhabiting a landscape of mountains, lush hills and desert behind a stunning coastline without a skyscraper in sight - the antithesis of Dubai.

Take an Abercrombie & Kent luxury holiday to Oman in 2014 and the Wahiba Sands' 100m-high dunes are just the start. There's Muscat with its superb corniche, thriving souk, and awe-inspiring mosque. A spectacular mountain drive takes you to the historic dhow-building centre of Sur - we can arrange exclusive access to study the work of the traditional boat builders - where the greenback turtle reserve lets you witness hatchlings take their first steps towards the sea.

Head inland to Nizwa, with its 17th century fort, photogenic mountain backdrop and palm oasis stretching for five miles, and you've reached the gateway to the Al Hajar Mountains. The uniquely verdant spot on the Arabian Peninsular has terraces of fruit orchards - the succulent pomegranates are to die for - and villages perched above dramatic gorges, peaks and wadis.

If you like the spectacular, you must visit the isolated Musandan Peninsula, jutting out into the Arabian Gulf. Its houses sit beneath vertiginous 2,000m rocks walls, serrated by fjords that offer super diving and dhow trips on the emerald water. It's becoming an adrenaline playground with canyoning, mountain biking and microlighting. You can even arrive in its luxury resort by paraglider; just one more surprise in an amazingly diverse country.

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Suggested Oman Accommodation Offers

Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel 


Discover the unique mystique of the oldest of nations and newest of destinations. Saunter from the spacious private patio of your Lagoon Room through an emerald green oasis of palm-shaded gardens...

Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort - Al Husn 


Offering the highest level of Shangri-La service, amenities and privileges to the most discerning of travellers in Oman.....

Six Senses Zighy Bay


A beautiful indigenous village style resort and private marina, Six Senses Zighy Bay is bare-foot luxury at its best.  Located on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman...

Grand Hyatt Muscat 


Survey the dramatic Hajar Mountain range whilst enjoying a leisurely breakfast in the haven of the magnificent split-level lounge and terrace on the opulent Grand Club floors. Styled with an influence of Arabia, relax in your...

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Guest Testimonial

I just returned home from my trip to Peru. Luis Silvera, along with Wilbert and our driver Nestor, were our guides and I wanted to take a moment to extend our compliments to A&K for an amazing experience. The trip surpassed all of our expectations! Mark and I both agreed that it was one of the best trips we've ever taken.

- Mark Lewis

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