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Regarded as one of the best 5 star hotels in the world, the Al Bustan Palace is superbly located on a 1km stretch of private beach, set in 200 acres of lush green landscape and backed by steep mountains. Rooms are suitably majestic with hi-tech amenities, deluxe furnishings and, everywhere you look, the most stunning views. As well as a gorgeous, freeform swimming pool, water sports in abundance on the beach and a tennis village, the hotel is home to 3 gourmet restaurants. Al Khiran serves International favourites or for an authentic taste of China, head to China Mood or dine on sumptuous seafood at the Beach Pavilion Restaurant. The Al Maha Lounge is another lively hot spot.
Where is it?
At Muttrah, near Muscat, just 5 minutes from the city centre. Airport transfer time: 30 min
3 Restaurants: Al Khiran (International cuisine; open for breakfast, lunch and dinner), China Mood (Chinese cuisine; open for dinner only), and Beach Pavilion Restaurant & Bar. Al Maha Lounge, Atrium Tea Lounge. 50m long infinity pool, 4 lagoon pools, 1 kids' pool. Health and fitness centre. Water sports including sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and snorkelling. Tennis village with 4 floodlit courts. Jogging trail. Children's playground. Babysitting (on request). Beauty salon. Florist. Shopping Arcade with 14 shops. Laundry/dry cleaning service. 24-hour room service.
250 guest rooms and suites, all with air-conditioning, private balcony, satellite TV, DVD/CD player, telephone, high-speed Internet access, mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities, safe, iron and board, and hairdryer. Garden View Rooms with 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 2 adults. Mountain View Rooms and Sea View Rooms as above with upgraded views. Lagoon Access Rooms are on the first floor and offer private access to a lagoon pool.
5 nights for stays between 26 Dec '12 - 04 Jan '13, 30 Mar '13 - 15 Apr ' 13 and 26 Dec '13 - 04 Jan '14.
Half board option: Lunch or dinner in the Al Khiran Terrace Restaurant.