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This five star beachfront oasis on Oman’s tranquil Musandam Peninsula is living in harmony with the local community. 

The Setting

Six Senses Zighy Bay is a two-hour journey across the Musandam Peninsula from Dubai, but getting there is all the fun. By land; a 4x4 trek takes you through the craggy lunar-like Hajar Mountains. By sea; a speedboat glides across the emerald Gulf of Oman landing on the hotel’s pristine beach. By air; a paraglider from on-high descends you into the traditional Omani village-styled resort. Now that you’re here walking the sandy paths, you’ll learn the hotel was voted best in the Middle East for sustainability for a reason. Caring for the environment and looking after local schools, infrastructure and hospitals is what they do.

The hotel also focuses their community impact on women’s access to education. On top of that, they produce their own bottled water from the Gulf using reverse osmosis, the filtered out saltwater is then used in the saltwater pool (the largest in the Middle East). So check-in, enjoy your welcome smoothie made with dates plucked from the resort’s palms and go for a swim with one of the resident camels. Oh yeah, you’ll also learn nothing about this stay will be ordinary. 

Sleep and Sanctuary

Privacy and relaxation are the foundation of the 82 family-friendly villas, all built of natural stone and timber. Dwellings range from one bedroom pool villas with beachfront views to a sprawling four bedroom Gulfside retreat with a 24/7 private chef. All the Omani-style enclaves invite you to unwind under high traditional-style ceilings, in the colorfully cushioned living areas and on organic Naturalmat beds made with fine unbleached cotton sheets, topped with your choice of ergonomic pillows. Refresh outside by falling into your private infinity pool, or take a cool outdoor shower using organic soap made on-property within the privacy of high cobblestone walls. Or, simply drink in the Arabian night and count the stars from your plumped up loungers. 

Eat. Pray. Eat.

Most of your dining on the peninsula will most likely take place at Six Senses Zighy Bay, and that is great news. Embark on a culinary journey from a hilltop restaurant serving signature Spanish-inspired cuisine and evening views over the crystal waters of the Gulf of Oman, to authentic Bedouin-style dining on the beach, tapas at an al fresco bar, feasting from Arabic delicacies made in a traditional mud kitchen, to dining with a private chef in your villa. All dining outposts collectively specialize in wellness and healthy choices,  much of the produce originated in the region and the resort’s own organic garden and farm. 

  • Summer House - This bistro-style spot is perfect for a crisp lunch, afternoon bite, refreshing drink and a fulfilling dinner. Relax on the terrace overlooking the pool, man-made Wadi and the wine tower. Nosh homemade pasta or beets and seeds tartine, or work through a list of homemade ice creams and sorbets all bringing the farm straight to your table.

  • Spice Market - In this Arabic style resto Middle East meets Western classics. Enjoy breakfast and dinner in a comfortable indoor or outdoor ambience among bold colors and a traditional mud kitchen. For a truly local culinary experience, try a four-course Arabian Safari or Spice Market Journey. 

  • Sense on the Edge - This stunning and contemporary fine-dining eatery is 950ft above the azure Gulf of Oman. An Andalusian chef adds a Spanish twist to regional flavors like with the BBQ leek, and naturally paired with a fine wine by the chef. Dine under the stars amid moonlight for a one-of-a-kind sensory experience, reservations here are strongly encouraged. 

  • Shua Shack - The signature Bedoin-style restaurant in a unique sand-in-the-toes setting. The resort’s chefs, through their creations and live grills, provide regional specialties beginning with local organic salads and oriental mezza, followed by slow-cooked local lamb prepared in the authentic Shua underground oven. Vegetarians will opt for cold mezze Baba Ganoush and main courses like traditional Omani vegetable curry. 

  • Mezzeria - The Shua Shack space during the day offers casual, fun and relaxed dining atmosphere near the salt water pool. A combination of Italian osteria, Greek tavern and a shawarma shack rolled into one, providing comfortable dining for the family during the cooler months. 

  • Zighy Bar -  Classic, modern, local and organic mocktails and cocktails throughout the day and evening are served along with tapas overlooking the wadi. Try the pea tacos. Happy Hour is referred to as the No Rush Hour and is leisurely extended from 9:30 pm to midnight.

  • Wine Cellar - An exceptional location for an intimate dinner or interactive and aromatic journey with wine pairings. There is a 4-course vegetarian set menu. 

  • Destination Dining - Guests are invited to fulfill their hearts’ desire and dreams of a private romantic dinner for two or a family dinner enjoyed at their choice of beautiful locations all around the resort. Either by the beach or by the bay, in the comfort of their own villa, at the top of the mountain, atop the vinotheque or staying cool in the cozy wine cellar; out of the ordinary memories of the night will be created beautifully and orchestrated to meet every wish. 

The Art of De-stressing

One thing you’re certain to take home with you is a healthier body and mind. The Six Senses Zighy Bay’s integrated approach to wellness is second to none, bringing together advanced technology, nutrition, movement and mindfulness. From therapeutic treatments and specialist therapies improving sleep and detoxing, to personalized yoga and fitness activities, everything is crafted around guests’ specific needs by the resident wellness specialists and global practitioners.

The award-winning SIx Senses Spa offers nine tranquil treatment rooms, two Arabian hammams, a relaxing lounge, steam room, sauna room and an ice cave within the complex garden for men and women respectively. Cleanse and refresh with an Arabian facial, locally-inspired using natural ingredients such as figs, almond powder and warm honey. A scenic yoga pavilion is there to enjoy the sunrise or private hatha yoga and guided meditations, surrounded by an Omani garden to help you embrace the peace. 

The Musandam Peninsula’s rugged terrain and calming waters are the perfect terrain for adventure seekers of all ages. The resort’s experiences team can present a host of options ranging from hiking, paragliding, microlight flights, excursions to the local town and historical fort, picturesque cruises, water skiing, fun tubing, rock climbing, Sabatyn 4x4 trip to the “Grand Canyon” of Musandam and other tours to enjoy this unique natural landscape. 

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  • Complimentary Parking

  • Valet

  • Air Conditioning

  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea

  • Laundry Facility

  • Restaurant

  • Bar Lounge

  • Happy Hour

  • Library

  • Room Service

  • Baby Crib Service

  • Kids Club

  • Beachfront

  • Gym

  • Mini Fridge

  • Family Friendly

  • Business Center

  • Sundries

  • Bath Robes

  • Complimentary Newspaper

  • Flat Screen TV

  • Minibar

  • Hotel Mobile App

  • Concierge

  • Vanity Room

  • Complimentary WiFi

  • Pool

  • The Pool Villas are a one-bedroom oasis built of materials sourced from around the region, the Omani enclave invites you to unwind in the cool indoors under high ceilings, in the colorfully cushioned living area or on your bed (king or twin double) made with soft cotton sheets topped with your choice of ergonomic pillows and a gentle fragrance if you wish. Refresh outside within the privacy of high mountain-stone walls, on your plumped-up sun loungers, outdoor shower, shaded dining area by or in the private infinity swimming pool. These villas are the second and third row from the beach. In the Pool Villa Beachfront, you'll have beach access just a few steps away, a private pool and unparalleled sunrise experiences over the bay. 

  • The Pool Villa Suite and Pool Villa Suite Beachfront are a personal oasis set within the privacy of high cobblestone walls that surround the rustic garden and infinity pool. Find a large bedroom with a full bathroom and two outdoor showers and a seperate living room with a full bathroom. 

  • The Duplex Two Bedroom Villa boasts a panoramic balcony and private infinity pool. Perfect for families, this stone pool villa invites you to unwind in the cool indoors, downstairs under high Omani ceilings, in the colorfully cushioned living room and main bedroom (choice of two king beds or one king/one twin. Upstairs is the separate bedroom, combined with a living area and the balcony. Refresh outside within the privacy of high cobblestone walls, on plumped up sun loungers, and shaded dining area by the swimming pool.  The Duplex Two Bedroom Villa Suite tacks on a secluded private sand garden view and much larger living space. The Duplex Two Bedroom Villa Suite Beachfront is just that with your private infinity pool seeming to drip into the Gulf of Oman.

Special Villas 
  • The spacious Three Bedroom Beachfront Retreat is a pool villa with a host of features plus great views and the emphasis on privacy. The two Retreats (which include one-car transfer and meet-and-greet at Dubai Airport) are located at either end of the Oman beach resort, overlooking the sea and offering an unsurpassed level of comfort and privacy. Built in the style of a traditional Omani fishing village, the Retreats are furnished with modern amenities, providing a relaxing lifestyle amidst local cultural themes. The outside space, within the privacy of high cobblestone walls, has plumped up sun -loungers, a shaded dining area and an oversized infinity-edge swimming pool, and is just a hop off the beach.

  • Located at the secluded end of Zighy Bay, tucked up against the mountain, on its own stretch of private beach, The Four Bedroom Private Reserve has been carefully designed to reflect the traditional local Omani architecture. Its exclusive entrance leads to an open court which overlooks the three buildings that make this a true Arabian Palace of Wonders. With its four bedrooms featuring king beds, the Private Reserve - the largest of its type in the Middle East – offers a variety of separate living and dining room areas for entertaining, a wine cellar, staff quarters, a 60 foot (17 meters) infinity swimming pool and a 24/7 GEM (Guest Experience Maker). Also included, a round-trip transfer from Dubai up to two cars, a private sunset dhow cruise once per stay and 24 hour chef service. 

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Kind Eats and Drinks
  • Should you need to refuel near Dibba Beach, hit up Loz Cafe
  • The Sreadan Kuwaiti Restaurant in Dibba has a wide range of vegetable dishes 
Conscious Culture
  • Immerse yourself in Omani culture and history with a trip to the Khasab Fort
  • Visit Festung Cacapo, a 17th century Portuguese-built castle
Mindful Adventures
  • Sail through the Fjords on a traditional Dhow boat
  • For the adventurous, the Musandam peninsula is internationally known for its paragliding (you can tandem) 
  • Swim with dolphins near the Oman Fjords
Do Good for the Day
  • Purchase a piece of art from a local artist from the resort’s boutique  
  • Take part in one of Six Senses’ regular beach clean-ups
  • A pre-packing list is sent to all guests highlighting the needs of the local school (re-fillable water bottles, etc)
Be Kind to Yourself
  • The scenic yoga pavilion at Six Senses is the perfect place to enjoy the sunrise as well as Omani garden, falaj and wadi grace the grounds designed for guests to embrace the peace. 
  • Six Senses Spa will have everything to make for a one-of-a-Kind rejuvenating experience

Zighy Bay, Musandam Peninsula, Sultanate of Oman, Oman 23°33'04. 58°39'35.، 8"N 5، Dibba 800, Oman

By Plane

Zighy Bay is 75 miles (120 km) or a 120-minute drive from Dubai International Airport (DXB)

By 4x4

A dramatic round-trip transfer through the mountains between Dubai International Airport and the resort by 4WD starts from USD 255 net per car per way for a maximum of three guests. This will be arranged and booked accordingly by the resort upon making a reservation.

By Speedboat

To enrich the experience, the resort offers additional arrival by a 15-minute speedboat from Dibba Marina to Zighy Marina starting from USD 80 net per guest each way 

By Paraglider

Yes, paraglide arrival is an option (the peninsula is world-renowned for its paragliding), you’ll be strapped to the resort’s professional paraglider starting at USD 195 net per guest. “That’s one way to make an entrance,” you should remember to say. 

By Automobile

For a cheaper option, you can now drive a rental car from the UAE to Oman with well kept roads (some with tolls) along the way. Please, note that many suppliers accept the request for travelling from Dubai to Oman, but there will be formalities such as an extra charge for crossing the borders between the UAE and Oman. Vehicles drive on the right. Parking is free at Six Senses. 


*As per governing law from the United Arab Emirates and Sultanate of Oman, no alcohol is permitted on your person when crossing the border. Please note that the flying of drones is prohibited in Oman and it is therefore not allowed at the resort.

*Some visitors entering the UAE require an entry visa that needs to be arranged prior to arrival, with the exception of certain nationalities. For more details about UAE visa and border pass requirements, please view this document, or contact reservations-zighy@sixsenses.com.

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