Surrounded by natural beauty, discover the many exciting attractions in Oman
Oman is a haven for lovers of sun and nature, with unspoiled beaches, tropical seas, mountains, wadis, caves and deserts.
With 3,165 kilometre long coastline and clean waters, there is a wealth of underwater flora, marine life and diving thrills awaiting the most discerned underwater explorer.
Annual rainfall in Muscat averages 10 cm, falling mostly in January. While the mountain areas receive more plentiful rainfall, some parts of the coast, particularly near the island of Masirah, sometimes receive no rain at all within the course of a year.
The hottest months are June through August, with daytime temperatures in the 40s (degrees centigrade), except for the coastal reaches of the southern province of Dhofar, which has a summer monsoon or khareef and lower day time temperatures. From October through March, which marks as the high season, day time temperatures fall to low 30s and below.
For more places to go in Muscat and a list of attractions in Oman, including cultural events, shopping and recreational destinations, click the attraction links to the left. Additional and detailed Oman attractions or events can be obtained from the hotel’s concierge upon arrival or at any point during your stay.
Celebrating Muscat being the Capital of Arab Tourism, various new and unique Oman events and activities will take place throughout the year.
A list of scheduled arts, sports and cultural tourism events can be viewed on the following link: www.muscat2012.com