Local Links to Inspire Your Oman Adventure

Decreased humidity and temperatures below 37C (100F) means winter is on the way.  Cruise ships arrive, tourists materialize and expats return from holiday.  The next eight months are the best months to visit Oman. Come see what it is all about. Here is our short list to get your holiday planning started:

Tour Companies

The Guide Oman: Need a guide on land or want to start your adventure with a trip through the dessert?  Check out The Guide Oman.

Ocean Blue: Tours on the water.  Try a trip to the Dimaniyat Islands.

Kite Boarding

Kite-board Oman: Kite-boarding is even more fun than it looks.

Scuba Diving

Sea Oman: Check out Sea Oman at Oman Sail for a range of water activities including scuba diving.

Marine Turtle Conservation

Raz Al Jinz Turtle Reserve: Check out this post about our visit.

A Green Turtle catching a nap after a long night digging her nest.

A Green Turtle catching a nap after a long night digging her nest.


Left Bank: For a great date night hit Left Bank

Performing Arts

Royal Opera House Muscat: Visiting performing arts companies bring everything from opera and ballet to flamenco and jazz singers.  Natalie Cole comes in April.


Bait Al Zubair  

Center for Omani Dress: Check out the history of Omani Dress

For a complete list of museums review the Ministry of Tourism's Museum's List.

Art Gallery

Stal Gallery  

Al Madina Art Gallery  

Click here for a further list of art galleries in Oman.


Amouage Perfume: Tour the Amouage Perfume factory & check out the luxury products or perfume.


Destination Oman: My favorite all around website information.

Additional Information

Although, not a local link, Lonely Planet Sites in Oman, has an excellent list of sites if you need more information.

Looking for something specific? Please ask.

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While we have tried some of these resources. We have not tried them all.  This list is meant as a resource only and should not be considered a recommendation.  None of these are paid placements.