Saiq Plateau, Oman
Perched atop the rocky contours of Oman’s fabled Green Mountain, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar is an intimate escape overlooking dramatic canyon views.
The exquisite canyon view rooms and private pool villas are styled in soothing shades of white and brown, offering a glimpse into Omani living with Arabian arches, traditional Majlis seating and design motifs depicting the region’s ancient forts. Each room comes with exceptional amenities and a luxurious rain shower.
There are four restaurants, plus a café and shisha lounge. The poolside Bella Vista serves authentic Italian cuisine and fantastic wood-fired pizzas. Al Maisan has an international menu and tasty breakfast buffet, and there’s also a casual Moroccan tapas lounge and signature Arabic restaurant located in a fort-like building.
A striking infinity pool with a belvedere (named after the late Diana, Princess of Wales, who visited the site in 1986) offers an illustrious setting for relaxation. Anantara Spa’s offers a hammam, indoor pools, thermal suites and signature treatments using local ingredients such as rose and pomegranate.
Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Information
- Location & Getting There
Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar is located on Saiq Plateau atop the Green Mountain in Nizwa, Oman. The resort is a 2 hour 15 minute drive from Muscat and 6 hours from Dubai.
There are a total of 82 canyon view rooms and 33 private pool villas. View rooms offer picture postcard landscapes of Oman’s Al Hajar mountains while villas are a private getaway with the comfort of a home. A blend of true Arabian luxury, majestic nature and Anantara’s signature touches, rooms at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar are sure to provide a memorable stay for all guests.
- Shisha lounge
- Retail shops
- Infinity pool
- Fitness centre
- Floodlit tennis court
- Cinema under the stars
- 5 gourmet options
- Asfour Kids Club
- Jabal Teens Club
A myriad of activities await guests at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar including climbing the Jabal Wall, cooking classes, stargazing, archery atop the mountains, holistic wellness exercises, landscape painting sessions and the list rolls on. You can also map out your own adventures together with a Anantara host, exploring Damask rose in full bloom and fascinating forts of the past.
Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar welcomes children with open arms. There is an Asfour Kids Club where littles ones can discover their creativity through craft activities, take a nature walk around the resort or swing in fun at the playground jungle gym.
October to May is the best time to go, with humidity and rainfall higher from June to September. Light jackets are necessary for guests travelling within November to February as temperatures dip to a cool 12 to 18 degrees Celsius at night.