Middle East


Champagne coloured beaches, sprawling acres of greenery and desert ripples take pride of place making holidays to Oman a glamorous Arabian destination. You’ll find yourself in another world altogether.

Oman is immensely proud of its rich Arabian culture and history, with one of the oldest civilisations in the region, dating back over five thousand years. There are many luxury resorts set on fabulous beaches and watersports are understandably popular, including some excellent dive sites.

The mountain villages and their terrace farming have remained unchanged for centuries.

Visit the capital Muscat with its colourful mix of old and new and must do highlights include standing on the waterfront and watching the animated scenes in the ancient Fish Market, or bargaining in the Muttrah Souq for Bedouin rugs, gold and frankincense.

The most surprising thing about Oman, with all that it has to offer, is the way it is so often overlooked by holidaymakers. One more reason for you to go!

Good To Know about Oman



Visa Requirements

Visa in not needed for UK citizens. Everyone else needs check with their embassy.

Languages spoken

Arabic, Baluchi & English

Currency used

Omani Rial

Area (Mile2)


Highlights of Oman

  • Arabian nights
  • Pristine coastline
  • Desert safaris
  • Fragrant souks
  • Wadi Ghul Canyon
  • Climate: During the winter months, temperatures will hover around a very pleasant mid twenties. Avoid summer.
  • Best time to go: October to April
  • Flying time: 8 hours
  • Our preferred airlines: Oman Airways, British Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airlines

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