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Magnificence, thrill and comfort take on a new name at Dunes by Al Nahda, a luxury resort set in the enigmatic golden sands of Wadi Al Abiyad, Oman. The grand official opening was in December 2016 by His Excellency Ahmed Bin Nasser Al Mahrazi, Minister of Tourism, Sultanate of Oman, when this exotic desert resort opened its doors of hospitality to the world.


Dotted with well-spaced tents, Dunes by Al Nahda features 50 Ultra Luxury Tents, each with full individual bathrooms, separate seating areas and individually controlled air-conditioning bringing together luxury and simplicity in a classy and true five-star way. This exclusive luxury getaway devotes itself to wellness. The special Hot Sand treatment, a spa experience carried forward from ancient Egypt, is their signature therapy and well-worth a try. Guests can choose to be greeted with a wellness-consultant to assist them in picking from a range of invigorating spa therapies.


An optional package entitles guests to a host of other privileges. Right from the complimentary mini-bar and unlimited alcoholic beverages throughout the stay, to a private dinner or picnic setup at select venues, the Dunes takes hospitality to a whole new level. The stay also includes a complimentary wellness treatment at its exclusive Sands Spa, where guests can pick a spa treatment of their choice. Royal Turn down, a milk bath setup in the tent, is a special service available upon request only at the Dunes.


For fitness enthusiasts, the fitness centre and mini-gym are also freely accessible to all guests. Guests can make the most of all in-house activities like building sand castles, cycling, kite flying, kids play area along with free in-room Wi-Fi access which includes the reception, restaurant and ballroom. They can also make use of the complimentary laundry services. Dunes has a 24-hour check-in and check-out facility. For the more exploratory and adventurous souls Dunes provides a half-day car at disposal on a complimentary basis too.

“We have made sure that our guests at Dunes are treated with utmost royalty,” said Niti Ajit Karsandas Hamlai, Managing Director of Al Nahda Hotels and Resorts, the parent company of Dunes by Al Nahda. “Dunes, serves as a perfect getaway - be it for some quiet quality time or a short break packed with a number of extreme sports. Our quality conscious team ensures that everything is flawlessly in place so our guests can just sit back, relax and let us do the pampering,” she adds.


Dunes by Al Nahda also has a range of activities for the more adventurous souls.  Hosting a variety of extreme sports like dune bashing, quad biking, sand surfing, camel riding, bicycle riding and kite flying, this resort makes sure to completely enthral the adrenaline seekers. For those wanting to simply flex their muscles in some outdoor sports, the venue has a 9 hole on-site bunker golf course, the sole of its kind in the Sultanate of Oman. The location atop the sand dune, offers an unrivalled view over the surrounding area with undulating sand dunes, desert and mountains in the distance. The property also has a dedicated children’s play area. The Fleur Restaurant and Dune Bar serves a range of culinary delights from across the globe, with theme evenings and promotions that has guests cheering for more.


For meetings and special event needs, Dunes by Al Nahda features a 160-square meter banquet hall for up to 250 persons.


Shimmering golden rays trickle over the dunes by day, whilst shadows dance in silvery tones by night. Dunes’ exotic location envelopes you in the charm of Wadi Al Abiyad, whilst premium facilities and exceptional service complete the experience, culminating in the perfect desert getaway.

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Dunes by Al Nahda  |  Wadi Al Abiyad Sands  |  Barka  |  Oman
Telephone: +968 9723 5700  |  Fax: +968 9747 9640


Image Credits: Dunes by Al Nahda

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