Sultanate of Oman: A land of legend.
A blend of the old and the new.
Since time immemorial, the Sultanate of Oman has enthralled travellers with its exquisite landscapes, enduring traditions and proud heritage. It is a country where modernity co-exists with the cherished Omani culture – lending a unique charm to this jewel of the Middle East.
The country’s capital, Muscat, is a cosmopolitan city with modern infrastructure, flourishing businesses and high quality of health care and education. Although the official language is Arabic, English is widely spoken. Comprising an area of 309,500 sq km, Oman is bordered by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the Republic of Yemen, the Strait of Hormuz and the Arabian Sea.
How To Get There
By air: Oman is well connected to all the countries worldwide. Oman Air is the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman.
Gulf Air, Emirates, Indian Airlines, Air India, British Airways, Lufthansa, KLM and Swiss Air are some of the major airlines that serve the country.
Take the road to Qantab and Barr al Jissa. Follow the Sultan Qaboos Highway until Wadi El Kabir and continue to the Qantab Road. Turn right towards Yiti, keep driving for about 800m. till a R/A, go straight for another 2.5km until you reach a second R/A and Turn Left towards Yiti.
Keep driving straig for about 5.5km, take a left road when the road breaks into a V. Go straight and take the 2nd right; follow the signs for Yanket/Al Seifa. Keep driving following As Sifah signage. Once you reach the quiet fishing village of Sifah, continue until you reach a T-junction (just after the local school), turn right and continue straight until you reach the resort entrance.
Distances to the Sifawy Boutique Hotel
Muscat International Airport
Visa arrangements for Oman :
As of February 20, 2012, new visa arrangements for tourist visitors include a OMR 5 fee for single entry tourism visa for up to 10 dans and OMR 20 for a stay between 10 days and a month. Visa application can be done online or at airport upon arrival depending their nationality.
Destination: Jebel Sifah
A tranquil haven of relaxation, Jebel Sifah is located 45km away from downtown Muscat. The scenic destination is fringed by sandy white beaches and turquoise waters of the Arabian Sea, and surrounded by the majestic Hajjar mountain range. The distinctive appeal of Jebel Sifah as a destination lies in it being a beckoning getaway with close proximity to the capital city, accessible in less than an hour’s drive. On your way to Jebel Sifah, you will pass through the peaceful fishing village of Sifah. Beautiful views of the mountains, the sea and its friendly people all make this modest unobtrusive village a wonderful neighbour to have.
Jebel Sifah’s unique architecture combines indigenous elements with classic Middle Eastern design. A strong essence of traditional Oman is also mirrored in the use of rich and vibrant colours.
The uniqueness of the architecture of Jebel Sifah is the blend of centuries of indigenous elements with the classic style of middle-eastern designs, along with a strong essence of traditional Omani influence; Rich and vibrant.
Jebel Sifah spreads over an area of 6.2 million square metres. This dramatic mountainous setting will be home to 2,700 luxurious residences of diverse architecture and style, up to 200 berth marina and marina town, an 18-hole PGA Golf Course, retail venues, restaurants & cafes. Renowned hotels such as Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Angsana Resorts & Spas, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts and Viceroy Hotels are planned along the beach front at Jebel Sifah. They will offer an array of luxurious services which are plentiful and unique, each with its own style of impeccable service, elegant surroundings, recreational amenities and superb dining.