Alila Jabal Akhdar ~ Oman

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Alila Jabal Akhdar overlooks a dramatic gorge, surrounded by awe-inspiring views of the Al Hajar Mountains, one of Oman’s most spectacular regions. 

Incredible Location!
​Luxury at 2,000 metres above sea level

Very Special Rates for Travel Industry Staff

Special Staff Half Board rate with Extra Benefits!

This Oman resort is the perfect base for exploring the region’s magnificent landscape of rugged, untouched beauty while experiencing the height of sumptuous comfort. Favoured amongst hotels in Nizwa, it is a A haven for adventure travellers, nature lovers and those seeking a retreat from the desert heat.

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EXTRA STAFF BENEFITS

* Daily à la carte breakfast and dinner for two at Juniper Restaurant.
​* Complimentary Yoga session
* 15% Discount at Alila Spa on weekdays (Sat to Wed)
* Welcome kahwa & dates on arrival and fruit basket in your suite
* Alila Living bath amenities
* Access to infinity pool, indoor pool and gym
​* Wi-Fi access in guest rooms and public areas

​Accommodation

Ranging in size from 52 to 361 sqm, the resort’s 86 beautifully appointed suites and villas are located within the main hotel building or arranged in individual clusters of four to six suites, generously spaced out around the clifftop to maximise privacy and uninterrupted views over the mountains and down into the gorges.

The suites of this resort in Oman surround guests in contemporary style, laced with an authentic flavour of the destination in décor that celebrates Oman’s rich history and culture. Earthy tones of wood and stone are accented with rugs and furnishings in bold yet warm hues, while the leaves of the juniper tree, hand-painted on a wall in every suite by a local artist, bring an element of nature indoors. A beautiful finishing touch to these charming oases of comfort and elegance. All suites and villas have air conditioning for the summer and heating for the winter season.

PLEASE NOTE for families with young children: Alila Jabal Akhdar is set in a high mountainous region at 2,000m above sea level, by the edge of cliffs opening out to the ravines and deep gorges. Due to the uneven terrain, guests are strongly advised to keep their children under constant supervision.

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  • Mountain View Suite
    Experience this glorious destination from the comfort of the 52 sqm Mountain View Suites, housed on the upper level of the main hotel building, offering the most dramatic views over the pool and down into the gorge.
  • Horizon View Suite
    Travellers seeking a restful haven amid the peaks of Jabal Akhdar will find everything they could want in the 52 sqm Horizon View Suites located at ground level, including an outdoor terrace where you can relax as you plan the next day’s travel adventures.
  • Ridge View Suite
    Located on the first floor, the 52 sqm Ridge View Suites immerse you in superior comfort and beautiful furnishings that ensure a relaxing stay. Spectacular views from the balcony down into the gorge make for stunning pictures and unforgettable memories.
  • Jabal Terrace
    The 104 sqm Jabal Terrace suites located on the first floor are distinguished by a spacious indoor living area and an equally large outdoor terrace where you can connect with nature under the vast night sky, enjoying sunsets and stargazing.
  • Loft Suite
    The Loft Suites offer 104 sqm of open-plan space spread over two storeys. A haven of relaxation complete with every comfort and modern convenience, framed by mountain views from your loft bedroom. An ideal suite for families.
  • Jabal Villa
    The resort’s two exclusive Jabal Villas combine an indulgence of indoor and outdoor space with the most amazing views. While relishing complete privacy, revel in the sense of openness throughout the villas’ two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, large living room, dining room, kitchenette, private terrace and pool.

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Dining

Indulge your senses in the culinary delights of these signature restaurants at the roof of Arabia and the spectacular mountain view…

  • Juniper Restaurant
    Named after the juniper trees that grow in the highlands of Oman, Juniper Restaurant satisfies all your culinary cravings, from breakfast through to dinner. As you feast your eyes on the mountain horizon, savour an international menu inspired by the golden age of Arabic cuisine, influenced by trade routes that stretched from the Middle East to the Mediterranean region. Allow our culinary team to wow you with a rich variety of flavours using fresh and seasonal local produce crafted to gastronomic perfection.
  • Rose Lounge
    For something a little lighter, make yourself comfortable in the welcome shade of the Rose Lounge, serving drinks and light bites for your refreshment. As the sun sets behind the mountains, relax in the softly lit, cosy ambience that sets the mood for chilling out.

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Spa

At Spa Alila, we are committed to providing unique treatments from the heart, blending ancient Asian healing techniques with age-old beauty recipes featuring the curative benefits of fresh, natural, quality ingredients. Trained in anatomical physiology, massage, meditation and service, the local therapists of our Oman spa resort combine the latest organic nutrition and health knowledge with the most essential element – warm, genuine care that flows from the heart through the hands, to stimulate, rejuvenate, balance and relax your mind and body.

Featuring seven treatment and changing rooms, a Vichy shower room and Jacuzzis, Spa Alila is a peaceful sanctuary dedicated to pampering you from head to toe to restore a sense of total well-being. Besides a wide array of Asian-inspired treatments, the spa experience is infused with the essence of the destination. Step back in time in the steam room, the air filled with a mist of heady, earthy and cleansing oils, grounded in frankincense and juniper berry, reminiscent of ancient Oman.

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Location

Staff Travel Discounted Rates

EXTRA STAFF BENEFITS

* Daily à la carte breakfast and dinner for two at Juniper Restaurant.
​* Complimentary Yoga session
* 15% Discount at Alila Spa on weekdays (Sat to Wed)
* Welcome kahwa & dates on arrival and fruit basket in your suite
* Alila Living bath amenities
* Access to infinity pool, indoor pool and gym
​* Wi-Fi access in guest rooms and public areas


Daily à la carte breakfast and dinner for two at Juniper Restaurant
Note - Dinner included in above rate is served in our Juniper Restaurant, a daily changing, three course table d’hôte menu, offering a variety of dishes created to reflect the best of local produce and flavour. Should guests wish to take dinner in their rooms additional tray charge will apply.

Minimum Stay 2 Nights at weekend
Note the instructions below for reaching this hotel (by 4 wheel drive self-drive hire or pre-arranged transfer)
This hotel is a spectacular and once in lifetime experience. It is not ideal for standby travel unless you are sure you can get on the flight!

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Other Facilities

As one of the most exquisite hotels Nizwa has to offer, Alila Jabal Akhdar features a host of spaces and facilities for both leisure and business, complemented by services that ensure you are well taken care of.

Alila Hospitalities - with our compliments...

  • Wi-Fi Internet access throughout the ​resort​
  • Morning Yoga classes every Tuesday and Thursday from 7.00am - 8.00am
  • ​Fruit refreshment​s​ at the poolside every Friday from 3.00pm - 4.00pm
  • "Under the Stars" medi​t​ation every Thursday at 8.00pm - 9.00pm
  • Bicycles ​available at the resort​
  • Alila Living bath amenities

Pools
Bask in the top-of-the-world feeling with a swim in the outdoor infinity pool​ ​offering spectacular views into the gorge. Or take a refreshing dip in the indoor heated plunge pool.

Meeting Rooms
Two fully equipped boardrooms, which can each accommodate up to 12 people and be interconnected into one larger room, provide a unique venue for executive retreats.

Leisure Concierge Service
Our leisure concierges organise Alila Experiences that combine guests’ personal interests with the opportunity to discover the destination through unique encounters with Oman’s nature, culture and customs.

  • Alila Living Boutique
  • Gym
  • Library with business services
  • 24-hour in-room dining service
  • Laundry service
  • Babysitting service
  • Airport transfers

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Destination and experience

Located in the central section of the Al Hajar Mountains, Alila Jabal Akhdar offers guests a gateway to the area’s incredible history, culture and nature. This rugged, mountainous region is one of Oman’s most compelling tourist destinations thanks to stunning landscapes that include Jebel Shams, Oman’s highest mountain, and Jebel Akhdar, considered the fruit bowl of Oman.

Far from the bustle of modern life, the region offers an escape to solitude, nature, fresh air and the most amazing panoramic views. The resort is surrounded by mountains, small hamlets, old, uninhabited villages, caves and canyons, as well as countless small roads connecting to new valleys and views.

The resort lies close to the Saiq (pronounced ‘Sirq’) Plateau, an extensive upland plateau surrounded by craggy summits and steep gorges. The Mediterranean climate here makes it ideal for the cultivation of many types of fruits. The area around the resort is particularly renowned for growing walnuts, pomegranates and Oman’s famed damask roses, which bloom from March to May, covering the mountain side in swathes of pink. Take a walk through the rose terraces for an unforgettable experience. 

The area is also a treasure for history and culture enthusiasts, who can explore the many heritage sites in the cities of Nizwa, Bahla, Ebri and more, such as Nizwa Fort, Jabreen Castle and UNESCO-protected Bahla Fort. At Alila Jabal Akhdar, you are well placed to explore one of the most fascinating regions in the world, engage in an endless variety of activities, and experience the warm hospitality of the Omani people.

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How to Get Here from Muscat or U.A.E. (Dubai/Abu Dhabi)

Alila Jabal Akhdar is located a 2.5-hour drive from Muscat International Airport and less than an hour from Nizwa, accessible only via four-wheel drive vehicle. While Oman enjoys four seasons, the temperature in Jabal Akhdar is around 15 degrees cooler than in Muscat year round, making it a great place to escape from the heat of the lower plains in the summer months, or to enjoy a refreshing break and perhaps a view of snow-capped peaks under the winter sun.

The resort lies within the interior region of Al Dakhiliyah which, besides being blessed with spectacular scenery, is the cultural heart of Oman. The region comprises eight ‘wilayats’ or districts, among them Adam, Bahla, Al Hamra and the regional centre of Nizwa. Known as “The Pearl of Islam”, Nizwa is one of the oldest cities in Oman and its former capital, once a sanctuary for scholars and a stronghold for powerful leaders. Today the rich history of this region can still be seen in an array of ancient forts, castles, mosques and UNESCO heritage sites.

For Driving instructions from Muscat click here 
For Driving instructions via Al Ain (UAE) click here

Transfers can also be booked in advance

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