Best Resorts and Family Hotels in Oman – I lived in the Middle East for a time when I was a child and loved it there. I am keen to return and take my children on a trip through Oman, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The opulent hotels, fabulous attractions and friendly locals really appeal to me. Have a look at some of our suggestions for family friendly hotels in Oman, or this post more specifically on Musandam.
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Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara
Nestled between a private beach and freshwater lagoon, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara celebrates cultural treasures, while being the first and only luxury pool villa resort among Salalah hotels. Majestic design reflects Oman’s coastal fortresses. Garden walkways are lush with palms and water features. Relax at the infinity pool or on white sands. Explore archaeological ruins – or soak up Salalah’s precious frankincense in exclusive spa rituals.
At the Al Bahhara Kids Club (for children aged 12 and under) creative fun awaits, with sandpit, splash pool, oversized chess sets and Mario Kart time trials, cooking classes, karaoke, face and hand art, treasure hunts and sandcastle -building. Older kids are treated to the Alshirae Teens Club, where they can enjoy games consoles in the internet café, plus tennis, karaoke, board games, table football, billiards and air hockey.
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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, Family Hotels in Oman
With expansive space and sweeping views over the gardens and pools towards the Sea of Oman, Al Waha Family Rooms are the retreat for families or small groups. They have two interconnecting bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. The twin-bedded room serves as a captivating child-friendly haven with a DVD player and PlayStation, and an array of amenities designed especially for our younger guests.
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Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve in Oman
Welcome to Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve, a unique natural landscape, unspoiled shorelines, golden deserts, luxuriant green oases and rugged mountains. Ras Al Jinz is world renown for the nesting of the endangered green turtle (Cheloniamydas), probably the most important nesting concentration on the Indian Ocean. This is the only place where public can watch the nesting process of these amazing sea-giants. A once in a lifetime opportunity.
Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve is truly a unique destination. Earlier established to help monitor the fascinating and amazing nesting processes of these aunts of the marine turtle world, it now hosts numerous visitors form different countries realising their wishes to witness a once in a lifetime experience.
Total accommodation is 31 units including Carapace rooms and the luxury Eco-tents. Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve rates are all inclusive of buffet breakfast, turtle viewing (evening and dawn) entry to the Turtle Reserve Visitor Centre (Museum) and tax and service charge.
Suitable for families and groups, Ras Al Jinz offers 17 air-conditioned twin/double rooms and 2 air-conditioned bunk bedded rooms. All are en-suite rooms and equipped with mini refrigerator, tea-coffee maker and LCD TV. Complimentary internet access is also available.
Kempinski Hotel Muscat – Resorts for Families in Oman
Located in the modern community of Al Mouj, Muscat, and encompassing over six kilometers of stunning coastline, Kempinski Hotel Muscat is an unparalleled luxury beach resort in the capital of Oman.
The hotel features 310 comfortable rooms and suites, state-of-the-art meetings and events facilities, a business centre and an executive lounge. Ten world-class restaurants and bars provide a remarkable dining experience.
Two swimming pools and a kids pool, a kids club and a tennis court, along with various outdoor and water sport activities will ensure to spend an exciting and adventurous time. The hotel leisure facilities also feature a luxurious spa and a fully equipped health club.
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Fraser Suites, Luxury Serviced Apartments In Muscat
Enviably situated in the towering Landmark complex, Fraser Suites Muscat offers luxury serviced hotel apartments in a highly sought-after Muscat location. The property has 120 serviced apartments, ranging from Studios to One, Two and Three Bedroom configurations with stunning 360-degree city views.
With modern décor throughout and an abundance of space, Fraser Suites apartments in Muscat are exceptionally well appointed. A rooftop swimming pool, boutique shopping arcade and a ballroom for up to 800 people are just some of the highlights. To complement the luxurious serviced apartments, there’s a 24-hour gym, as well as a spa, an outdoor garden with a children’s play area and a convenient all-day dining restaurant. Luxury Serviced Apartments – ideal for families.
Fraser Suites Muscat offers a range of beautiful luxury serviced apartments perfect for guests of business and leisure. One bedroom deluxe and executive suites are ideal for the solo traveller or couples. Two bedroom deluxe suites and two and three bedroom executive suites will comfortably accommodate groups or families.
Each residence has been beautifully designed with elegant décor and contemporary furnishings. Complete with fully equipped kitchens, separate living and dining areas, washing machine and more, our apartments will have guests feeling right at home.
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If you are looking for a family friendly stay in the Middle East, have a look at our post of family hotels in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.