Located along the Gulf of Oman, Al Mussanah is a picturesque coastal area that offers a laidback holiday getaway that can be enjoyed by young and old alike. Set amidst scenic beaches, exciting water sports and glorious coastal sunshine, it is the perfect holiday retreat for those looking for some fun in the sun, sand and the surf.
As you set off to explore Al Mussanah you will come across an old castle that offers a unique sightseeing and photo opportunity. Driving around you will also see several mosques and their distinctive architecture is worth the exploration. After a long day of sightseeing, one can head back to the beaches of the area and unwind and enjoy the cool ocean breezes.
Mussanah also makes an ideal base from which to explore the region. Wadi Bani Khalid is a picturesque natural site which can be found in the Sharqiyah area featuring beautiful pools of water which is a true oasis in the dessert. The area is also known for its underground caves that are worth investigating.
Those interested in discovering the wonders of the deep can head to Daymaniyat Islands that are conveniently located around 10kms from Al Mussanah. Home to a colourful array of marine and coral life including whale sharks, this nature reserve offers countless hours of diving fun and exploration that make it a truly unforgettable holiday experience.
One can also make excursions from Al Mussanah to Nakhal Fort, an ostrich farm that is a great place to visit with the family and the ancient forts and springs of Rustaq which is the land of Al Hazm Castle. The castle features dungeons and a unique armoury with a range of ancient weapons such as swords and daggers.
Those on holiday and in need of an Oman Muscat hotel that lets one explore Al Mussanah and the surrounding areas, can choose Millennium Resort Mussanah. This Muscat hotel is equipped with a private 54 berth marina that offers contemporary accommodation options along with the very best in modern facilities and services. The hotel makes a great base from which to set off on a sightseeing tour and is well suited for business and leisure travellers alike.