Six Senses, Zighy Bay
There are a few places in the Middle East that can be described as the height of luxury, we are prettyspoilt. Zighy Bay in Oman is very much one of those places. Set on a 1.6 km stretch of sandy beach and fringed with the dramatic rocky mountains of Oman’s Musandam Peninsula, Six Senses Zighy Bay is a sight to behold. A design inspired by the simplicity of a traditional Omani village, the palm-shaded laneways and sandy tracks peppered amongst the 82 luxury pool villas of this secluded getaway offer you the perfect location to escape the hassle of the city.
The private villa and pool are the essence of what this place is all about, exclusive private luxury experience in a relaxed atmosphere. They are impressive from entry and bring a tear to your eye by the time you are forced to leave. The two other pool areas, one natural salt water sitting on the beach with dramatic mountainous terrain as the backdrop, and the other, a large central gathering spot amongst the various restaurants and beach bars on offer.
With dining experiences that range from the theatrical and romantic Cellar to the humble ease of the Shua Shack’s Bedouin cuisine, Six Senses has something to cater to all tastes. Sense on the edge is the signature fine dining restaurant, situated at the tip of the mountains as you enter the resort. There is a choice of three, five, seven or nine-course set menus accompanied with varieties of grapes. The food is amazing only heightened by the epic views of ocean, beach and mountain. A once in a lifetime style dinner that you will not soon forget, and a must-do for anyone who visits.
Those looking for a more exclusive experience will find the 4-bedroom Beit Musandam private reserve the ideal location for rest and relaxation. Cocooned at the secluded end of Zighy Bay on its own stretch of private beach, Beit Musandum offers an intimate mixture of traditional Omani architecture and modern amenities that include a private spa suite, fitness centre, and wine cellar. An impressive 3,000 square metres in size, this luxurious reserve even comes with 24-hour access to a live-in butler to ensure your every need is fulfilled.
The three-day, two-night tailored itinerary. Dhahab, the Golden Dhow, Developed by Six Senses Zighy Bay and their team of specialist designers in a relaxed artisan style in tune with its resort roots. Dhahab hosts up to six guests in three well appointed cabins (one king and two twins), and is perfect for families or a group of friends looking for something out of the ordinary. There are even options to take a cooking class with the chef, book a bespoke dive or bring a spa therapist on board during your stay.
Not just the perfect haven for relaxation, spa treatments and pool dwelling, the resort hosts an impressive assortment of activities including snorkelling, micro flights, rock jumping, kayaking, hiking, archery, fishery and many more. The highlight being the paragliding on offer. Setting off from the tip of the mountains by the Sense on the Edge restaurant, you’re experienced instructor will encourage you to run at full speed of a concrete ramp and up, up you go. Despite any fear you may have of heights, this could help you overcome them as you look around and some of the most breath taking views possible. After ten minutes of gliding through the air, you finish with some aerodynamic twits and turns that may make your stomach spin, and land on the beach, a genuine once in a lifetime experience.
Six Senses Zighy Bay is everyone’s dream escape, a long weekend here will make the dramas of the office feel a million miles away.
To book your Six Senses, Zighy Bay experience, please call +968 26735 555 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org