The session SPECIALS wants to be the window on: what we believe are the MUST SEE places here in OMAN. There are four key points in Oman, where tourism is definitely selected: those are not places for massive tourism.
- Daimaniyat Islands : Al Dimaniyyat Islands Nature Reserve is an archipelago of nine islands along the coast of Wilayat al Seeb (Muscat) and WilayatBarka . They are surrounded by rocks and shallow seas which lie only 16-18 kilometers from the coast and can only be reached by boat. The islands were designated as a nature reserve on 3/4/1996 with the aim of conserving turtle nesting beaches, natural scenery, coral reefs Al Dimaniyyat Islands Nature Reserve offers a shelter to a wide range of biodiversity unique in an island ecosystem and located in an arid region. It provides a very vital breeding and nesting area for marine birds, migrants and globally endangered turtles and birds, as well as promoting ecotourism
- Masirah Island : a special Omani destination. From the port of Sannah, a local ferry will drive you in this paradise. is an island off the East coast of Oman, 95 km long north-south, between 12 and 14 km wide, with an area of about 649 km², and a population estimated at 12,000 in 12 villages mainly in the north of the island
- Salalah : Salalah is the second largest city in the Sultanate of Oman and the largest city in the Dhofar Province. Salalah is the birthplace of the His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said. Salalah attracts lots of people from other parts of Oman and GCC during the Khareef season, which starts from July to September. The climate of the region is particular and the monsoon allows the city to grow some vegetables and fruits like coconut
- Rub al Khali: also called The Empty Quarter: a world of harsh extremes that may rank as both the least, and most, hospitable place on Earth. Taking up a fifth of the Arabian Peninsula, the Rub al Khali (literally, “quarter of emptiness”), or the Sands for short, is the world’s largest sand sea. At more than 225,000 square miles (583,000 square kilometers), an arid wilderness, mostly populated by Bedouins. Bedu Culture is built upon twin pillars of hospitality and a strong sense of Muslim morality