Immerse in coastal relaxation, in ways that only Anantara offers. Retrace the precious frankincense trade and archaeological stories. Bike or hike through flourishing nature. Plunge into diving wonders. Find freedom out at sea with leisurely water sports.
Find serenity or swim off energy at the 44-metre long infinity pool. Dream away on a lounger, inspired by views of tropical gardens, our private beach and the Arabian Sea. Youngsters enjoy their own mini sunbeds and cabanas. For a change of comfort, nestle into beanbags, refreshed by exotic beverages.
Stay in shape, or burn off calories for the freedom to splurge at dinner. Tailor your workout from weights to cardio in air-conditioned comfort. For a motivational boost, call upon our personal trainer. If you’re escaping to let go, a quiet space for yoga classes expands your sense of wellness.
Daily from 6.00 am – 11.00 pm.
Tennis & Badminton
Challenge a companion to a friendly tennis or badminton match. Improve your shots and stay on top of your game. Ask our staff to put up a net and provide you with racquets, shuttlecocks and balls to play anytime.
If you’re planning to take the plunge, enjoy the convenience of arranging snorkelling and diving experiences at the water sports shop. For souvenirs and independent trips, stop by our car rental and Omani crafts shop.
Retreat to the library for quiet time out. Relax in comfort and elegant Omani style. Browse our collection of books and magazines, and snuggle up on a sofa for a good read. Take a break from beach life to play board games. Catch up online, using the Apple PCs. If you’re staying for work, take advantage of our business services.
Albahhara Kids’ Club
The little ones are kept happily entertained with their favourite kind of playtime, whilst parents are given peace of mind. Activities vary from outdoor playground to water fun and sunbeds at the children’s pool. Cooking classes stir creativity. Books and colouring materials, board games, toys, arts and crafts engage young minds. Adventures bring big excitement, for a different dose of fun each day.
Alshirae Teens Club
Teens need their own space to socialise, so Alshirae Teens Club is just for them. Be it the latest in gaming consoles, like Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360, to karaoke fun, entertainment and socialising abound.
Board games, table tennis, foosball, air hockey and billiards enagage , while diving and fishing plunge teens into outdoor adventures.
Pedal along our resort’s lush pathways in fresh coastal air. Meander along in the shade of coconut palms with unrivalled views of the protected nature reserve.
Hawaii 1 by Electra bikes are available for complimentary rent until one hour before sunset. Children’s bikes also available.
The pristine sands of Salalah are ideal for barefoot playtime. Team up and enjoy the camaraderie of football, volleyball and petanque matches, on a private beach all to yourselves.
Wine Master Class
Delve into the fascinating world of vines with our expert Wine Guru. Enjoy a tasting master class that imparts insider knowledge and passion. Learn about the distinct aromas, hints and finishes of fine reds and whites, as well as how to choose delectable food and wine pairings.
Cinema Under the Stars
Shoreline serenity conjures a magical setting for movie nights. Snuggle into cushy beanbags on the beach to watch a film on a giant screen. Order your favourite beverages and snacks to savour under the stars. Combine a movie evening with sumptuous dining, choosing from our special set menus.
36-hours’ advanced reservation required.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Easy to master and a great way to test your balance and co-ordination, this water sport offers a leisurely adventure. Set your own pace as you explore Salalah’s beautiful coast. Stand-up paddle boards are available for complimentary rent.This activity is subject to weather conditions and available from October to beginning of May.
Anglers come from all over to fish in the waters around Salalah. Test your skills against giants like trevally, yellowfin tuna, sailfish, dorado, king mackerel and amber jack. Full or half day trips with an experienced crew allow you to trawl, hand line or deep-sea fish in search of that big catch.
Charters are not available during khareef wet season from July to August.This activity is subject to weather conditions and available from October to beginning of May.
Dolphin Watching Boat Trips
Greet the Arabian Sea’s playful acrobats. Cruise in search of the dolphins that frequent the coast. Watch them dance alongside your boat on a two-hour voyage. Encounters sea turtles are also possible and bring added delight to your offshore escapade.This activity is subject to weather conditions and available from October to beginning of May.
Salalah’s stunning coastline has a rich sailing history. Relive centuries of charm aboard a traditional dhow boat – choose your ideal voyage out at sea. Spend a whole day exploring the picturesque bays of Mirbat, snorkelling and swimming in crystal waters, and enjoying lunch on board. Or cruise into dusk, admiring the sun setting beyond the horizon as you savour Arabic snacks and coffee.This activity is subject to weather conditions and available from October to beginning of May.
Diving & Snorkelling
View a kaleidoscopic underwater world – floating on the surface or plunging deeper. The waters around Salalah teem with marine life, and our watersport centre provides everything you need for close ocean encounters, snorkelling or diving..
For first timers, a PADI Open Water Course is your gateway to a new passion.This activity is subject to weather conditions and available from October to beginning of May.
Half Day Mountain Trekking Excursion
Drive to Jabal Samhan mountain to begin a six hour trek that will take you past desert roses and centuries-old dragon trees, to a plateau 1,700 m above sea level with our Salalah Guru.
Descend the mountain and gape at the Tawi Attair sinkhole and Taiq Cave, the largest on the southern Arabian peninsula and enjoy a traditional Omani restaurant lunch.
Full Day Jebel Safari
Explore historic Taqah’s fishing life, castle, towers and stone houses. Visit Wadi Darbat to view ancient Sumhuram ruins and two of Salalah’s most dramatic sinkholes. Ascend the Jebel Samhan mountain for a 1,700 m panorama. Visit the 14th century tomb of Islamic scholar Bin Ali. Wonder at cars speeding up hill without acceleration at the anti-gravity point.
Salalah Nature Tours
Nature, history and local life flourish in a choice of exciting excursions. Head east to explore traditional fishing life, ancient archaeological ruins, a spectacular nature park and mountain springs. Venture west to encounter a prophet’s tomb, pasture valley scenery, an amazing blow hole, stunning beaches and a road that weaves along frankincense trees to reveal surprising vistas.
Half Day Salalah City Tour
Immerse yourself in Omani heritage in Salalah, garden city of the south. Tour coconut, banana, papaya groves. Stroll back in time at Al Baleed Archaeological Park and Museum of Frankincense. Visit Nabi Imran Tomb of an Arabic prophet. Take in the art and stained tiles of the majestic Sultan Grand Mosque. Wander the Al Husn Souq, famed for its frankincense products.
Full Day Bird Watching Tour
A guided journey of quiet discovery. See flamingos, spoonbill and glossy ibis that frequent the lake. Stroll paths to spot rare species that find haven at a garden spring, in fruit trees, at a lush wadi and an expansive lagoon. Visit Khor Rori and view birds gracing ruins of Sumharan, believed to be Queen Sheba's castle. Enjoy lunch at a traditional local restaurant.