Oman is an Untouched Diving Paradise – There’s Much Beneath the Surface of Omani Waters

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Oman is one of the most beautiful places in the Arab world. It is astonishing the many different kinds of geography that can be found in one nation, and there’s even more beneath her waters.

The Daymaniyat Islands

Located a stone’s throw away from Muscat is an archipelago of rocky landmasses that make up the Daymaniyat Islands. This area was Oman’s first marine reserve and is a renowned diving hotspot, and one can find Leopard/Whale Sharks, and large shoals of fish.

The Musandam Peninsula

Musandam is Oman’s northernmost region and has waters that are rich in nutrients, which is why there is a bounty of marine life to explore. Coral reefs, rays, sea turtles, and sharks can easily be found here.

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Salalah

This is one of the most enigmatic regions in Oman due to the abundant greenery to be found here. This because the area is abundant in greenery, even within the water, where you can find kelp forests and coral reefs. If you’re vacationing at one of many Salalah Beach villas along the likes of Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara, then a diving trip should definitely be in order.

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Image Credit: Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara

Al Munnassir

This former troop-carrier was sunk to form an artificial reef and is one of the quintessential wreck-diving experiences in the world.

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Damon Starky is a creative nomadic travel writer, who is well informed and experienced on a wide range of interests that would connect to the needs of any type of traveler. Google+

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