More than 412 hotels in the Sultanate of Oman are now geared up – anticipating a massive influx of tourists from within the country and abroad during coming Eid Al Fitr holidays.
The directors of tourism departments in various governorates said that these hotels are ready with their services, tourists programmes and offers for the summer season which will begin with the commencement of the Eid Al Fitr holidays. Tourists are bound to enjoy natural and cultural elements of the Sultanate, along with the services available here.
Marwan bin Abdul Hakim Al Ghassani, Director of Promotions in the Directorate General of Tourism in Dhofar Governorate said, “The most prominent destinations in the governorate where tourists would like to spend their Eid Al Fitr holidays were Al Baleed, Samarham, Shasr, Wadi Doka reserve for frankincense trees.”
Some notable places to visit in the Sultanate include: Museum of the Land of Frankincense, Taqa Fort, Mirbat Fort and the Cave of Mineef, natural fountains, Al-Moghaisil beach, Wadi Darbat and water aqueducts like Gerziz, Sahalnut, Rizzat and Hamran. The tourists can also enjoy Salalah Gardens Mall, Hawana Beach and Salalah Water Park.
Numerous hotels and hotel apartments have acquired tourist licenses for this duration. Suli camps have also been introduced, with 4,115 hotel rooms and 6,312 beds, to meet the increase in the tourists, and match their demands.
The Sultanate’s Governates and Must-See Places
South A’Sharqiyah Governorate – Ras Al Hadd, Al Ashkhara and coastal areas
Al Wusta Governorate – Al Shuwair in Wilayat Duqm, Al Jazir, Mahut and Al Khalouf with white sand dunes also known as sugar dunes.
Musandam Governorate – High mountains, deep sea water and long rocky beaches
Al Buraimi Governate – The Sultanate’s close geographical proximity to the United Arab Emirates
This Eid al-Fitr Oman’s well preserved natural and traditional atmosphere will draw in a deservedly large number of tourists.