AL BUSTAN PALACE, A RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL

PO Box 1998, Muscat 114 Oman
Phone:  +968 24 799666   •  Map & Directions
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Holy Month of Ramadan
June 18 - July 17, 2015 (Dates are subject to change)


Al Bustan Palace sets the stage for a memorable Ramadan experience to be shared with family, friends and colleagues. Join us in Al Khiran Terrace for Iftar, or our signature restaurant, Beach Pavilion, during Suhour. The lavish Iftar buffet will include live stations, with a variety of Middle Eastern and international cuisine, with further highlights including shuwarma, shuwa kebbeh and creative ‘henna’ cookies. Sohour will be served in Beach Pavilion, where a variety of shisha will also be available.
Corporate Iftar in the Palace 

Enjoy your private Iftar in one of our palatial rooms. We have several private areas throughout the hotel that may be booked in advance. Our dedicated Meetings and Special Events team are also on hand to organise any tailor-made corporate celebrations during Ramadan. Corporate Iftar reservations require a minimum of 50 guests. 

For corporate Iftars and group bookings, please contact Sameer.AlHarthy@ritzcarlton.com
Iftar in Al Khiran Terrace

Served from sunset to 10 p.m., Iftar buffet is priced at OMR 18 ++ per person including Ramadan beverages. Iftar for children 6 to 12 years is priced at OMR 9 ++ per child and there is no charge for children under six.

For reservations, please call Box Office +968 2476 4000 or email BoxOffice.AlBustan@ritzcarlton.com
Sohour and Shisha in Maserati Ramadan Lounge (Beach Pavilion)

Sohour and a selection of shisha flavours will be offered from 9 p.m. till 2 a.m. Sohour includes Arabic snacks such as Mezza and it is priced at OMR 10 ++ per person and in addition, an A la carte menu will be offered. As for children 6 to 12 years is priced at OMR 5 ++ per child. Shisha will also be served and priced at OMR 8 ++.

Eid Brunch in Al Khiran Terrace
Second day of Eid Al Fitr
Join us at our Eid Brunch to celebrate Eid and share the joy and pleasure of good company, great conversations and delicious food. The brunch will be offered from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. and priced at OMR 22 ++ per person.

Eid Activities for Adults and Kids
July 17 - July 20, 2015
During the period of Eid celebrations, our guests and their little ones can enjoy exciting activities arranged by our dedicated Recreation team.

EID Activities Adults

Friday July 17
9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Swim Fit
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Snorkeling Safari (OMR 10)
17:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Capoeira Fitness

Saturday July 18
10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Aquasize
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Beach Games 
5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Zumba

Sunday July 19
10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Circuit session
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Snorkeling Safari (OMR 10)
3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Aqua Salsa
5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Kickfit

Monday July 20
9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Tai Chi
11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Mat workout
3 p.m. - 3:45 a.m. Yolates


EID Activities Kids

Friday July 17
10:30 a.m. Face Painting
Learn how to transform yourself into your favorite animal

2 p.m. Food Fun
Let the plate be your canvas and create your own vitamin masterpiece with fruits

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Kids Capoeira
Move like a butterfly and sting like a bee

7 p.m. Myths and Legends
Hear about the myths and legends of this beautiful country and plunge into the world of thousand and one night.

Saturday July 18
10:30 a.m. Tie-Dye Painting
Create your own unique souvenir from Oman. The most colorful shirt wins.

2 p.m. Kids Zumba
You wanna dance?

4:30 p.m. Trash Bash
Let's join the biggest playstation in the world and find out how reuse can be fun.

7 p.m. Movie Night
Come outside and enjoy a family movie under the stars. Popcorn included

Sunday July 19
10:30 a.m. Who Needs Seeds
Go Green and craft your own plant vase out of plastic bottles and give your plant a name on our "Green Wall"

2 p.m. Create a Culture
Get dressed for our Omani Fashion Show and hear interesting fact about the traditional clothes

7 p.m. Movie Night
Come outside and enjoy a family movie under the stars. Popcorn included

Monday July 20

10:30 a.m. Henna Painting
Don't miss the traditional Henna Painting and get your artful souvenir

2 p.m. Puppet Show
All future hollywood stars attention. Create your own Puppet and become a famous actor or stage director

4:30 p.m. Something's Fishy
Discover the ocean and take part in our under water scavenger hunt. For children between 7 - 14.

Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan)
July 18 - 21, 2015
Eid is a public holiday in Oman. The Omani people celebrate the end of Ramadan with family traditional family gatherings, praying, eating, and offering gifts to children.

Renaissance Day
July 23, 2015
Renaissance Day is a public holiday commemorating the anniversary of the day Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said ascended the throne in 1970.

There are currently no events for this particular month, please check back soon.
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

Brunch at Beach Pavilion
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

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, 31, 2015
A classic ballet inspired by the novel by Miguel de Cervantes. The Cuban National Ballet will perform this classic acclaimed ballet in a colorful, family-friendly staging.

Where: Royal Opera House Muscat, 7 p.m.

Information and reservations: website

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.

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.


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.

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.
There are currently no events for this particular month, please check back soon.
 
Ramadan Restaurant Opening Hours  
June 18 to July 17, 2015

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.
Iftar Buffet from sunset to 10:30 p.m.

CHINA MOOD
Closed during Ramadan
Reopening on July 19th

BEACH PAVILION 
Closed (May 31st until August 31st)

Special Ramadan Opening hours: Daily
Suhour served from 8 p.m to 2 a.m

Special EID Opening hours: Daily
Lunch 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Dinner 7 p.m. to 11 and bar until 1 a.m.

ATRIUM TEA LOUNGE
Open daily from sunset to 10 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 from sunset to 1 a.m.