Salalah Rotana Resort

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Why we like it

  • Set on Salalah Beach, overlooking the Indian Ocean
  • Carved from desert rock, the hotel appears to rise out of the water
  • Airy, whitewashed interiors filled with natural light
  • Rooms are decorated in traditional Omani style with splashes of colour and sumptuous fabrics
  • Seven different dining options, from in-room dining to Eastern cooking and even destination dining on the beach
  • We love the quiet, cloistered courtyards for relaxing

A&K Top Tip

Salalah is thought of as the ‘land of Frankincense’, and you can enjoy a range of Frankincense inspired treatments at Zen the spa.

Guest Testimonial

I think anyone, from any background, with any level of expectation, would love the Alila. This is a special place and we were very much put at our ease and made to feel at home.

- JD, London



Widely regarded as the perfume capital of Arabia, Salalah is located on the Frankincense trail, and many of the gnarled, ancient trees can be found nearby. Salalah Rotana embraces ancient Arabia itself through its Moorish architecture, sumptuous interiors and sultry, dark wood interiors. The candle-lit entrance is inviting, with its water-filled courtyards and attractive terrace beyond. You’ll be spoilt for choice for lazy lunches and delicious dinners, with Saffron for all day dining, Silk Road for fine dining alfresco and beach bars and lounges serving up simple snacks and posh pastries. There are two magnificent pools plus a dedicated kids pool and club, so little ones are kept occupied. The hotel is set on a lovely long stretch of clean beach, that’s perfect for swimming out of khareef season. If the spa isn’t relaxing enough you’ll find the setting perfect for chilling out, with the only sound the nearby roar and churn of the ocean.


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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

Visas

Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations

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