Sama Al Wasil Desert Camp ~ Sharquiya

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About the Resort

Sama Al Wasil Desert Camp is an eco-friendly lodge located in a flat valley 192 km (2 hours drive) from Muscat, in the heart of Sharquiya in Wahiba Sands Oman. The camp is surrounded by wahiba sands dunes, so guests can enjoy the feeling of complete seclusion and escapism from the outside world.

The accommodation consists of 37 standard chalets, 2 family chalets and 7 Sultan tents, all with generous outside patios for your personal relaxation. You will enjoy daily breakfast and dinner included in your room rate. The menu varies regularly. and often includes barbecued meats and fish brought fresh each day from the local markets, especially for you. Eating under the desert sky in front of a roaring campfire is always a wonderful experience, Lunch can also be provided on request.

  • Omani Khawa, Dates and Tea/Coffee station throughout the day
  • Complimentary two bottles of water in the rooms



Standard Chalets for Double or Twin occupancy with attached shower room & A/C accommodates 2 Adults & 1 Child below 6yrs. Extra Bed can be added at a supplement.

Family Chalets for Double or Twin occupancy with attached shower room & A/C accommodates 4 Adults.

Sultan Tents for Double or Twin Occupancy with attached shower room & A/C accommodates 2 Adults & 1 Child below 6 years Extra Bed can be added as a supplement Not Operational during summer



  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Air Conditioning
  • Non Smoking Accommodation
  • Restaurant


Let the Team help you explore the Wahiba Sands Oman. There is plenty on offer including camel riding, quad biking, dune bashing, 4×4 driving and trips to traditional Bedouin villages where you can learn to dance like the locals.With an on-site gift shop, open-air majlis areas, children’s playground, table football and a sports field there is so much to do within the camp. 

Moreover, you can even explore the exciting native wildlife on a special expedition! Whether your plans include adventure or relaxation Sama Al Wasil Desert Camp Oman offers a variety of activities at a surcharge for both adults and children. Their dedicated staff will ensure your stay with us is a truly memorable one.


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Extra Staff Bonuses!

Book By Extra
For stays during
30 Apr 2021

* NO CANCELLATION OR AMENDMENT FEES up until and including day of check-in

01 Sep 2020
31 Oct 2020
30 Apr 2021


01 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2021


10, 30 or 60 minute Camel Rides 
Camel Ride Half day (3 hours) including soft drinks
Camel Ride Full Day (6 hours) including Lunch, Soft drinks and Guide 
Camel Sunset or Sunrise excursion
Quad Biking (Age 8 to 14) 30 or 60 mins  



Sama Al Wasil Desert Camp is not only a place of leisure and relaxation but it is also the perfect location for business, corporate and private events. Whether it be for seminars, team building activities, industry meetings, lectures, merchandising or product launches, birthday parties or just simply a weekend away with a group of family and friends – the camp offers something for everyone.


How to reach Sama Al Wasil Desert Lodge

The town of Al Wasil is 200 kms from Muscat and it is from there that the lodge can be accessed 14km in to and across the desert. Access is, therefore, only possible by 4x4 vehicles with an escort service provided at 1500h daily from the Al Maha Petrol Station at Al Wasil. There is no charge for this service for guests driving their own vehicle. Guests arriving by saloon car can park at the petrol station from where transportation is provided at 1500h at a supplement and must be booked in advance. Transfers from Muscat can also be arranged.

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