Things to do in the mountains surrounding Nizwa.
Admire canyon majesty from the infinity pool edge, or the viewpoint where Princess Diana once stood. Paint and photograph the dramatic landscape. Then explore it on foot or by bike. Things to do in Nizwa while on holiday is abundant.View Discovery Brochure
Jabal Activity Wall
The Ultimate Jabal Activity Wall incorporates nearly 200 metres of via ferrata snaking across the cliff edge as well as Oman’s first mountain zip lines.
The Extreme Jabal Activity Wall starts off with a zip line, taking explorers on a short flight through the air and across the canyon, before navigating their way through multiple levels via ferrata along the vertical rocks and end the hour-long activity by crossing the Middle East’s highest steel bridge.
Try your hand at one of the world’s oldest and most noble sports. Static targets are set at different shooting ranges, to cater for all abilities and provide an increasing challenge.
Lost Village Hike
Three Village Trail Hike
Enjoy an easy walk at high altitude, following old paths that link mountain villages. Admire terraced farmland and ancient falaj irrigation systems, fossilised coral and a traditional rose water distillery. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the western Hajar Mountains which changes with the seasons.
Cinema Under the Stars
Watch a film on a giant screen, right beside the canyon. Enjoy refreshments, gourmet popcorn and even a barbecue.
Spice Spoons Cooking Classes
Delve into the secrets of Thai and Omani cuisine, learning how to prepare your favourite dishes in a step-by-step class. Tour the chef’s garden, picking the freshest ingredients, while the chef teaches you how to blend spices and source replacements at home.
Practise your asanas atop the scenic lookout of Diana’s Point. Book a morning session for vistas of sunrise over the canyon, or retreat to Anantara Spa’s hammam for hot yoga.
A dramatic canyon vista gives our infinity pool and belvedere a striking backdrop. Swim in temperature-controlled water or soak in the heated Jacuzzis, while little ones play in the children’s pool.
Work out on the latest fitness and free weight machines - recharging energy levels with a variety of high and low impact exercises.
Improve your backhand at high altitude. Stay on top of your game. Enjoy the convenience of all equipment provided, and floodlights for nighttime play.
Stay in touch and up to date with complimentary access to the library’s Apple computers and business centre services. Enrich your knowledge of Oman’s landscapes and heritage, using the LED touch screen digital museum to browse information and images.
Kids' and Teens' Clubs
At Asfour Kids' Club, indoor and outdoor play areas offer endless fun - from a trampoline, rocking horses and a basketball hoop, to a playground jungle gym with swings, a slide and climbing frames.
Just for teenagers, the Jabal Teens’ Club offers a cool place to hang out and socialise. PS5, table tennis and a billiards table keep young minds engaged, while hiking trips offer the excitement of exploration.
Our famous viewpoint is named after Diana, Princess of Wales, who graced the site with Prince Charles in 1986. Charles spent most of his time painting the scenery in watercolours, while Diana read a book.
Drink in the canyon’s rugged beauty over refreshments. Watch the sun rise and set as you practise yoga. Indulge in a tailor-made Dining by Design journey.