Well, its Valentine’s Day. But, truly speaking romance is not just about the Valentine’s day. And, when its spring time, its all about love. A travel far away from your routine world can surely lit a spark in your lives. You might have many options in mind but Oman can certainly be on top of them for all the fantastic reasons. If it’s mesmerising beaches, majestic mountains or desert experience that you are looking for your adventure filled romantic moments, then Oman has it all. Located just 2 ½ hours away from India, the Sultanate is an exotic, adventurous, historic and geologically stunning country offering the most authentic Arabian experience. Also, connected via direct flights with major Indian cities, easy e-visa process and introduction of a short-term 10-day tourist visa makes this destination ideal for a quick romantic getaway. So lets see what off-routine can you do in Oman with your loved one:
Discover iconic locations to go camping in Oman: Choose whether to camp in the deserts of Sharqiyah Sands or the Empty Quarter, on the mountain tops in Jabal Shams (Sun Mountain) or Al Jabal Al Akhdar (Green Mountain) or on the magnificent beaches across Oman.
Watch an opulent opera
Watching a world class opera or musical performance with your loved one at the state-of-the-art Royal Opera House in Muscat is a privilege one should not miss out on.
Discover the underwatermagic
The waters of Oman are home to countless species of fish, turtles, sharks, rays, dolphins and vast stretches of exotic coral reefs. Couples who love beaches and some water adventure must try scuba-diving, snorkeling, kayaking and surfing.
Go glamping in the desert
Stay at any of the luxury camping resorts, gaze at the infinite starry desert skies, experience the perfect Arabian Night gourmet dinner and engage in exciting activities like Sand Boarding, Dune Bashing, Quad Biking, Camel Safari among others.
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Explore art and culture
The historical forts and castles of Oman are the country’s most striking cultural landmarks and a major draw for visitors today. Walk up to the gates of the Sultan’s ceremonial ‘Al Alam Palace’, visit the Jabreen castle or get an insight into Omani life by visiting the Bait Al Zubair Museum or National Museum.
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Cruise along the beautiful coastline
Choose cruising to experience the spectacular mountains, incredible rock formations, turquoise waters, picturesque scenery, bespoke luxury and warm Omani hospitality. Also spot hundreds of dolphins jumping in the air acrobatically and swimming along in the blue waters or enjoy some private moments on one of the secluded beaches.
Experience majestic mountains
Rent a 4×4 and go on a off-road drive to explore countless tracks through the mountains in Jabal Akhdar or Jabal Shams. Hiking, trekking, mountain biking, cycling, caving, scaling via ferrata routes are some of the must try activities for adventure junkies. Stay at any of the luxury resorts to experience breathtaking views of the canyon.
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