The elegant Chedi Muscat sits where the deep blue swathes of the Gulf of Oman meet the splendid ochre Al Hajar Mountains. It’s a place of true Middle Eastern luxury and style, where authentic white suites sit in a lush oasis of landscaped gardens and pools.
Rooms are sleek and minimalistic in tones of beige and cream with dark wood furniture and private balconies overlooking the palm fringed gardens, white sand beach or the spectacular mountain range. This is rounded off with luxurious touches including iPod docking stations, Nespresso coffee machines, large flat screen TVs, mini bars and sunken baths.
Honeymooners will also love the range of romantic dining options on offer, from beachside seafood grills and elegant chandelier filled fine dining, to shimmering Arabian courtyards and charming authentic shisha lounges.
Honeymooners could choose the hotels Wellness & Spa Indulgence package which is valid until December 24 2012 and includes two nights’ accommodation; a daily buffet breakfast; transfers with a private limo; two spa treatments with a Balinese massage and choice of Arabian, Oriental or Tibetan bathing ceremony; complimentary in room beverages, a daily fruit platter and a complimentary afternoon snack, as well as exclusive access to The Club Lounge.
Beyond the bedroom
Muscat is an elegant and beautiful city with many majestic mosques including the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, built from Indian sandstone and accommodating up to 20,000 worshipers at a time.
The Chedi can also organise dolphin watching tours in the Gulf of Oman, along with snorkelling or fishing trips and overnight desert safari camps to the Wadi Sands. There are also many mountain biking and hiking tours in the deserts and mountains outside the city.
Romance rating: ♥♥♥♥