Where To Go and What To Do in Oman This Season

This autumn is the golden season to visit the Sultanate of Oman. Here is a guide for the “Perfect Day in Muscat,” a journey that will liven all the senses.
The recent opening of the long-awaited National Museum of Oman offers a collection of unique artifacts, accessories, and jewels, all displayed through fourteen galleries that highlight Omani culture and traditions.
Visitors of Al-Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel, can enjoy a beautiful display from one of the most renowned brands in the hotel’s shopping gallery on Level 1, Amouage Fragrances. With its new state-of-the-art Factory and Visitors’ Center in Muscat, Amouage welcomes travelers from all around the world and invites them to discover the true art of perfume-making.
To enjoy some sweets, visit Salma’s Chocolates showroom in Muscat, which presents, preserves, and promotes Oman’s heritage and culture through refined chocolate creations.
The Royal Opera House is opening an exciting 5th anniversary season with a spectacular program running from October 2016 to May 2017.
The Oman Auditorium at Al-Bustan Palace hosts exclusive concerts by The Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra. The season started on October 27th, with a program including Haendel’s Overture in D minor, Mozart’s Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in D Major and Sibelius’ Symphony Number 3 in C major.
Guests can also enjoy a delicious Omani traditional dinner at Al-Loomie restaurant, located on the premises of Al-Bustan Palace. Chef Salim Al-Kalbani and his team invite guests to a journey of the senses, with a menu crafted around the flavors and culinary traditions of Oman’s regions.
The Al-Bustan Palace Art Boutique is also another must-see destination at the resort. The boutique features a unique collection of contemporary art by the established and emerging Omani and international artists.
For more information visit The Ritz-Carlton website.



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  1. Carla

    YEARS ago I picked up the very first FOUR Khaleejesque quarterlies and have been an addict ever since… I recall the themes were something like: travel,cuisine, fashion and business. I read in one of them a GREAT piece on the Khaleeji dress codes across the GCC – for men and women. I YEARN to read this article again!! Please please can I see the spread again or a pdf as I am doing a Christmas letter home to my young neices and nephews on their Auntie’s life in the Gulf and yes, you guessed it, as their seasonal gifts I bought all the boys a dishdasha, agal and guttrah and for the two girls a dara’a and blinged up abaya. I just need to explain to them the ways to wear them Khaleeji style!

    Thanks!!!

    • fouz

      Hi Carla, it’s wonderful to know that you’ve been one of our earliest fans. We truly appreciate the support! We’ll definitely post the Khaleeji dress piece you saw in the first issue online soon! :)


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