Valentine’s Day holds phenomenal importance in every lover’s life, which is why we handpicked top destinations in Oman to add to your travel and dining list for the occasion. Here are five places every couple should experience during this love-filled weekend.
1. A Sweet Escape At Alila Jabal Akhdar
Love doesn’t consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction, and where can you find this ultimate experience other than at the top of Al Hajar mountains? If you’re looking for a romantic space up in the air, then book a memorable gateway at Alila Jabal Akhdar and enjoy their special Romance Package.
For more details and to reserve a table: +968 2534 4200
2. A Romantic Dinner At W Muscat
The W Hotel, Muscat, offers a variety of beautiful spots with all bells and whistles for a romantic dinner for two. It’s a perfect setup to propose, too. Enjoy the winter winds and the rooftop extravaganza with picturesque views of the city from the Siddharta Lounge by Buddha Bar. The hotel’s unmissable rooftop venue serves mouth-watering Mediterranean-Asian dishes, created specially by Chef Darel. Alternatively, you can cosy up in the corner and satisfy your cravings with succulent flame-grilled dishes at the hotel’s signature grill house, Char.
For more details and to reserve a table: +968 2212 0000
3. A Valentine’s Special at Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara
How about celebrating Valentine’s in the south of Oman? Choose a dining experience to surprise your loved one in Salalah’s five-star offering with candlelit tables, musical serenades, roses and bubbly sips that set the scene for love by the sea. Revel in a special buffet full of Indian and Arabic favourites at Sakalan, share a passionate 5-course dining journey at Al Mina while a live band plays your heartstrings, or experience a romantic a la carte menu in the oriental surrounds of Mekong. Elevate your escape this year and head South.
For more details and to reserve a table: +968 2322 8222
4. An Intimate Experience at Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel
If you’re looking for a private getaway that promises an intimate experience amidst a pristine sandy beach, then head to the iconic Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The soothing sound of the waves and candlelit tables on the grass sets the tone for an exclusive four-course menu consisting of fresh seafood, succulent meats and bold international flavours, all enjoyed on the beachfront deck of Beach Pavillion Bar & Grill. Alternatively, you can spice up your date night at China Mood, where a four-course set menu of authentic Chinese delicacies is served in a romantic low-lit setting full of Valentine’s charm.
For more details and to reserve a table: +968 2479 9666
5. A Couple’s Retreat at The Chedi
The Chedi is among the best places to celebrate Valentine’s in Oman. You can kickstart the day by treating your special one to a relaxing and romantic session at The Spa. Unwind at one of their couple’s suites with a 60-minute Ancient Balinese Massage and a 30 Minutes Moroccan Rose Otto Whirl bath that will help invigorate and restore vitality. After your treatment, allow the body to find its balance in their relaxation lounge overlooking the Gulf of Oman.
If you’re looking to elevate the experience, upgrade your Valentine’s special with a three-night stay offer in one of their elegant Chedi Club Suites, paired with a private dinner a deux on the sand, encircled by flickering candles at the water’s edge. Return to your suite where an indulgent love bath and a bottle of festive sips await.
For more details and to reserve a table: +968 2452 4400