Being the first Six Senses resort to open in the Middle East, the resort is a true “Hideaway”. Located on the Musandam Peninsula in the very north of Oman, the Six Senses at Zighy Bay is beautifully set in a secluded bay between the crystal clear Gulf of Oman and the Hajar Mountains that make up this unique peninsula. The area is often referred to as the “Norway of the Middle East” due to its fjord-like shapes. The Musandam Peninsula is of great interest to geologists because of its unique exposure of fossils. The mountains are of old coral and sediments that once made up the seabed of what used to be a sea.
(depending on season and booked accomomdation)
From £450 for a Pool Villa and £640 for a Pool Villa Suite.
Private Retreats and Private Reserve: Price on request.
Six Senses Zighy Bay is located on a headland on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman and about 120 km (less than a two-hour drive) from Dubai International Airport.
Six Senses Zighy Bay accommodates its guests in over 60 villas and 12 suites. There are 47 Pool Villas (247 sq.m.) in the style of traditional Arabic summer houses and 11 Pool Villa Suites (412 sq.m.) as well as a number of additional villas. The villas each feature 1 bedroom, the Pool Villa Suites have each 1 bedroom and living room. Both villas and suites feature indoor and outdoor showers, air conditioning, infinity pools, private wine cellars, personal safe, hairdryer and espresso machine, IDD telephone, wireless internet, flat panel TV. Interconnecting villas are available.
The restaurant Dining on the Sand offers a variety of Asian, Middle Eastern and Continental flavours. You can also enjoy a stunning dining experience perched high atop the mountains overlooking Zighy Bay or savour local seafood delicacies. The Chill bar provides a relaxed summer ambience and a wide selection of cocktails.
Fishing, daytrips and relaxation. The Six Senses Spa offers nine treatment rooms, a juice bar and two Arabian hammams. It provides a full menu of local and signature treatments. The spa focuses on holistic wellness to revitalize the senses.
Best Time to Travel
From October to March. Winter is actually the best season to visit Oman. The days offer bright sunshine and pleasant warmth to enjoy outdoor activities. Summer tend to be very hot.
How to Get There
Zighy Bay is located 120 kilometres, or a 90-minutes drive, from Dubai International Airport, which is the gateway city to Six Senses Zighy Bay. Guests have a choice of arrival experiences which include a scenic ten-minute speed boat trip or a drive down from the top of the hill overlooking the bay. For an additional charge, guests can choose to be a companion passenger with the Six Senses professional paraglider.
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