AL BUSTAN PALACE, A RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL

PO Box 1998, Muscat 114 Oman
Phone:  +968 24 799666   •  Map & Directions
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Dolphin Watching
From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. or from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Discover and learn about the many different species of dolphins in the Sea of Oman. Our concierge would be pleased to assist with arranging a sea tour for you to watch the dolphins.

For more information, please call +968 2479 9666 ext. 1024 or email Concierge.Albustan@albustanpalace.com
Turtle Watching
Begin your tour to Ras Al Jinz, where the famous Turtle Beach is to watch the giant turtles lay their eggs and also visit the nearby attractions to discover more of the hidden beauty in Oman.

For more information, please call +968 2479 9666 ext. 1024 or email Concierge.Albustan@albustanpalace.com
The Theater Festival
August 21 to 29, 2015
Go to the royal Oman Auditorium at Al Bustan Palace as the season kicks off to enjoy a number of English and Indian plays including ‘Two to Tango and Three to Jive’, ‘Get Rid of My Wife’, ‘The Government Inspector’, ‘Hound of Bhaskervilles’ and ‘Class Act’, and ‘Kaumudi’ (Hindi).

For tickets and more information, please call +968 2478 9555
Dolphin Watching
From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. or from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Discover and learn about the many different species of dolphins in the Sea of Oman. Our concierge would be pleased to assist with arranging a sea tour for you to watch the dolphins.

For more information, please call +968 2479 9666 ext. 1024 or email Concierge.Albustan@albustanpalace.com
Turtle Watching
Begin your tour to Ras Al Jinz, where the famous Turtle Beach is to watch the giant turtles lay their eggs and also visit the nearby attractions to discover more of the hidden beauty in Oman.

For more information, please call +968 2479 9666 ext. 1024 or email Concierge.Albustan@albustanpalace.com
Concert: 30 years of the Royal Symphony Orchestra
September 17, 2015
The anniversary concert will showcases compositions by national composers Aziz Al Shawan, Youssuf Shawki, Lalo Shifrin and Shirvani Chalaev in homage to the country.
Where: Royal Opera House Muscat, 7 p.m.
Information and reservations: website
Eid Al Adha
September 23 - 26, 2015
Eid Al Adha is an islamic festival and public holiday during which families spend time together and exchange gifts and worship.
Shopping Festival
Held annually in September, the city’s shopping centres celebrate with daily events, special offers,
Where: malls across the city
Dolphin Watching
From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. or from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Discover and learn about the many different species of dolphins in the Sea of Oman. Our concierge would be pleased to assist with arranging a sea tour for you to watch the dolphins.

For more information, please call +968 2479 9666 ext. 1024 or email Concierge.Albustan@albustanpalace.com
Brunch at Beach Pavilion
Fridays in October
Starting October, Al Bustan Palace will reintroduce its popular beach brunch, making it the place to be for Friday brunches in family or with friends.
Where: Beach Pavilion restaurant
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Information and reservations: +968 2476 4000 or email BoxOffice.AlBustan@ritzcarlton.com
Opera: Turandot, by Giacomo Puccini
October 1, 3 and 4, 2015
Puccini’s final masterwork, created in 1924 in Milan, will be performed in a production dated 2011
Where: Royal Opera House Muscat, 7 p.m.
Information and reservations: website
Al Hijra (Islamic New Year)
October 13, 2015
The Islamic New Year is a public holiday in Oman.
Omani Women’s Day
October 17, 2015
On this celebration, a concert will be dedicated to Omani women at the Royal Opera House. The performance will include a guest appearance by singer Hani Shaker.
Where: Royal Opera House Muscat, 7 p.m.
Information and reservations: website
Ballet: Don Quixote
October 29 - 30, 2015
The Cuban National Ballet
Where: Royal Opera House Muscat, 7 p.m.
Information and reservations: website
Ballet: Don Quixote
October 31, 2015
The Cuban National Ballet
Where: Royal Opera House Muscat, 2 p.m.
Information and reservations: website
Dolphin Watching
From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. or from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Discover and learn about the many different species of dolphins in the Sea of Oman. Our concierge would be pleased to assist with arranging a sea tour for you to watch the dolphins.

For more information, please call +968 2479 9666 ext. 1024 or email Concierge.Albustan@albustanpalace.com
Oman National Day
November 18, 2015
National Day is a national celebration turned into a festival, to commemorate the Birthday of Sultan Qaboos. Celebrations include parades, music performances, and popular activities such as camel racing, dancing and fireworks. During the festival, national flags and images of the Sultan are spread across the city in expression of recognition and pride.
Opera: The Csárdás Princess
November 12 and 14, 2015
Operetta by Emmerich Kálmán
Where: Royal Opera House Muscat, 7 p.m.
Information and reservations: website
Ballet: The Fountain of Bakhchisarai
November 29 and 30, 2015
The Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre
Where: Royal Opera House Muscat, 7 p.m.
Information and reservations: website
Reservations are required for all dining events; early reservations are strongly recommended. Pricing is exclusive of tax and gratuity unless otherwise noted. Children’s pricing is age up to 12. Offerings, times and availability are subject to change. Please call +968 24 764 000 for reservations.


Dolphin Watching
From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. or from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Discover and learn about the many different species of dolphins in the Sea of Oman. Our concierge would be pleased to assist with arranging a sea tour for you to watch the dolphins.

For more information, please call +968 2479 9666 ext. 1024 or email Concierge.Albustan@albustanpalace.com
Royal Opera House (Open House)
December 12, 2015


The Royal Opera House Muscat will have an open house which offers our community a window to experience the architectural and artistic beauty of the opera house within a casual and welcoming atmosphere. Doors open to the community to experience a wide variety of events with a special focus on children. In addition to exhibitions, there are often music performances, tours and various events for the entire family.
Place: Royal Opera House Muscat
Time: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. & 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Opera: Viva Madrid
December 13, 14, 15, 2015
Zarzuela by Teatros del Canal
Where: Royal Opera House Muscat, 7 p.m.
Information and reservations: website
Concert: New Year Gala Celebration
December 31, 2015
Celebrate the New Year with a joyful concert with the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by David Levi. Tenor Michael Schade, soprano Fatma Said, and the renowned violinist Anna Tifu will perform during this special gala evening.
Where: Royal Opera House Muscat, 7 p.m.
Information and reservations: website
Muscat Festival
January 14 - February 13, 2016
The Muscat Festival is the Sultanate’s biggest annual festival with a large Heritage Village on-site, where visitors can experience the traditional Omani lifestyle, through various artistic and cultural activities held daily. Furthermore, local and foreign troupes engage audience with their folklore dances and amusement parks charm the children.
Muscat Festival
January 14 - February 13, 2016
The Muscat Festival is the Sultanate’s biggest annual festival with a large Heritage Village on-site, where visitors can experience the traditional Omani lifestyle, through various artistic and cultural activities held daily. Furthermore, local and foreign troupes engage audience with their folklore dances and amusement parks charm the children.
There are currently no events for this particular month, please check back soon.
There are currently no events for this particular month, please check back soon.
 
Restaurant Opening Hours
For restaurant reservations, please call Box Office at extension 1010. Advance booking is recommended for all dining venues.

As a courtesy to the local culture, all our restaurants observe a Smart Casual dress code in the evening. Please refrain from wearing flips-flops, tank tops, athletic apparel and backpacks, as well as sleeveless tops for gentlemen and denim shorts for ladies. Long trousers and closed shoes are required for gentlemen. Walking barefoot is not allowed at any times in all restaurants.

AL KHIRAN TERRACE
Breakfast 7 to 11 a.m.
Lunch 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Dinner buffet 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

CHINA MOOD
Dinner 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Closed every Sunday and Wednesday

BEACH PAVILION
Closed until August 31, 2015

ATRIUM TEA LOUNGE
Open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
High Tea 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

BLU (POOL AND GARDEN)
Open Daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Food service from 11 a.m to 5 p.m.

AL MARJAN BAR
Open daily 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Shisha from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.