EVENTÔIR visited Oman’s port capital city of Muscat for the M&I Forum and has also organized a client meeting for universities and pharmaceutical companies in this beautiful country. These events took place at some of the best beachfront resorts and hotels in Oman that are ideal for both leisure and business activities. To help you find that perfect place for your next business meeting or corporate incentive, we’ve rounded up a list of the best hotels in Oman.
Shangri-La Al Jissah Resort & Spa Al Bandar Beach
Welcome to the Shangri-La Al Jissah Resort & Spa Al Bandar Beach, a stylish 5-star adult-oriented resort with a private beach, elegantly decorated sea-facing rooms, and six swimming pools with plenty of sun loungers. Located just a short drive from the city center and the airport, this fabulous resort is home to many stylish bars and restaurants such as Sultanah that serves delicious wagyu beef and Shahrazad that specializes in Omani, Moroccan, and Lebanese cuisine. On the resort’s private beach, enjoy watersports activities like wakeboarding, stand-up paddleboarding, and hydro-sport jet packing.
With gold-tiled fountains, carved wooden doors, and Moorish-style arches, the interior of the resort resembles an Arabian Palace and is spectacular in every way. There are nearly 200 rooms and suites within the complex, each with a balcony or terrace, dark wood furniture, comfortable beds, and spacious bathrooms. Besides being an ideal place for a relaxing vacation, the Shangri-La Al Jissah Resort & Spa Al Bandar Beach is also a perfect location to organize a company anniversary or a business event.
Kempinski Hotel Muscat Oman
The award-winning Kempinski Hotel Muscat is definitely one of the best hotels in Oman. Located just a 10-minute drive from all the major attractions and offering a vast array of premium facilities such as two swimming pools, a tennis court, and two-world class restaurants, it’s easy to see why Kempinski Hotel Muscat is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Oman. Whether you wish to work out at the fully-equipped fitness center and have an unforgettable spa experience, there is plenty to look forward to at the Kempinski Hotel.
As for the interior, the hotel has a lovely marble entrance hall with numerous Middle Eastern decorations. Stay in one of the 310 suites and rooms that are generously proportioned and fitted with wonderfully comfortable beds and wall-mounted touchscreen panels that control both lighting and air conditioning. If you are thinking about organizing a business event here, the hotel boasts state-of-the-art meeting facilities which are ideal for conferences, meetings and other types of events.
Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Al Bustan Palace is a Ritz-Carlton Hotel and a 5-star luxury resort with a 1-km long private beachfront. With an amazing spa center that is home to nearly 20 treatment rooms, 3 world-class restaurants, and a shopping arcade on the ground floor, this exquisite property has it all and is one of the most popular hotels in Oman. Guests can take complimentary shuttle buses to nearby Muscat tourist magnets, enjoy water activities like snorkeling and beach soccer on the private beach, or just chill by the resort’s outdoor pools. The resort’s three on-site restaurants offer delicious foods ranging from slow-cooked lamb at the Beach Pavilion to authentic Chinese dishes at the China Mood. If you wish to have a corporate event here, the resort has a spacious business center and meeting/banquet facilities.
During the M&I Forum, EVENTÔIR got it contact with many local suppliers in the Middle East, so if you are looking for someone to organize your event in Oman or elsewhere, don’t hesitate to contact us!