Alila Jabal Akhdar

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This cliff-top hotel is really very special indeed, boasting stunning views and creating a refined, contemporary space in which to discover this unspoilt part of the world. Exceptional service and first-class facilities create a real oasis amid the rugged landscape.

Why you'll love it here

  • Get adventurous with the Via Ferrata, a walk along the highest peak in the Middle East
  • See the wonders of the galaxy with night sky telescope tours over the canyon
  • Make the most of the cooler mountain climate, perfect for the summer months
  • Experience farm to table dining with a picnic amongst roses, pomegranates and walnuts

Sophie

Travel Specialist

I'm here to tailor-make your perfect Oman holiday. Give me a call and I'll use my expertise to create your personalised experience.

Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Located some 2,000 metres above sea level and with views of the Al Hajar mountain range, the hotel is a haven for your Oman holiday.

You’ll enjoy a menu inspired by the golden age of Arabic cuisine at the Juniper Restaurant, with excellent vistas across the horizon and meals created with fresh, seasonal produce. Evening drinks can be enjoyed in the chilled out atmosphere of the Rose Lounge. For utter relaxation in the day, head to the Spa Alila, where a sanctuary to wash away the stresses and strains of modern life awaits among the Jacuzzis, Vichy shower room and natural treatments on offer.

Suites and villas are designed in a contemporary manner with authentic touches, boasting plenty of space and privacy and views down the gorge. The wild natural beauty of the region ensures a super quiet spot in which to escape, housed within an area known for its production of the damask rose, which flowers from March to May. A walk through the rose terraces if you’re staying during this period is a must.  

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 lounge
  • 24-hour in-room dining service
  • Infinity pool
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Babysitting service

The resort's main building and surrounding villas have been thoughtfully designed to harmonise with the natural surroundings. The materials used in their construction mirror the region's native rocks, ensuring minimal disruption to the landscape.

Dedicated to a plastic-free future, Alila Jabal Akhdar has also implemented a stringent zero plastic policy, eradicating single-use plastics to offer guests an eco-friendly experience.

To conserve resources, the resort recycles all wastewater and composts food waste. A flourishing vegetable and herb garden is cultivated on-site, ensuring a sustainable source of fresh, organic ingredients for its culinary delights.

Finally, Alila Jabal Akhdar uses solar energy to heat water, significantly reducing its reliance on conventional energy sources. This commitment to renewable energy and sustainability was acknowledged in 2019, when the resort was awarded Silver EarthCheck status.

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  • Time zone: +4 GMT
  • Flight time: 7-8 hours
  • Recommended airlines: Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Emirates
  • Currency: Omani Rial
  • Tipping guideline: 10-15% of total bill
  • Health considerations: There is a risk of altitude illness when travelling to destinations of 2,500m or higher. There is a risk of dengue. There is no risk of yellow fever in Oman, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Muscat
  • Population: 4,713,553
  • National languages: Arabic, English
  • Electricity and plugs: Type G, 240V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good
  • UK passport visa requirements: You may need a visa for Oman if you have a British passport - apply online

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Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

Sophie

Travel Specialist

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