Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel 

Arabian architecture and Omani luxury

One of Muscat’s most distinguished hotels with a reputation for exceptional personalised service.

A cathedral-like entrance lobby and majestic Arabian architecture set the tone here, which continues throughout the extensive gardens, between the Al Hajar Mountains and a half-mile long private beach. If you’re looking for complete relaxation, as well as those essential modern facilities and a few active pursuits, Al Bustan Palace is the perfect choice.

Why we love Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel

  • Nestled between the dramatic Al Hajar mountains and a sweeping stretch of beach

  • Muttrah Souk, the National Museum of Oman and Al Alam Palace are just 10-minutes away

  • Attentive and personalised service interwoven with Omani traditions

  • The spa is beautifully constructed with traditional local design in mind, and offers a host of indulgent treatments

5 stars
7¾ hours
In 200 acres of lush green gardens on a private beach
Approx. 40 minutes' transfer from the airport
Wellness, Spa



  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Activities
  • Diving & Watersports
  • Families
  • Good to Know

Restaurant choices range from the chic yet casual Al Khiran Kitchen Restaurant to sophisticated The Pavilion where seafood lovers can enjoy fresh dishes and Gulf views- an experience not to be missed hence advance booking is recommended as it’s one of the region’s premier dining spots.

Al Khiran Kitchen
All day dining with buffet breakfast, lunch and themed buffet dinners, as well as an à la carte restaurant, are available at the main restaurant

The Pavilion
A breath-taking beachside setting serving seafood, steaks and local produce.

China Mood
This sophisticated à la carte restaurant serves authentic Oriental dishes for dinner.

Atrium Tea Lounge
A traditional high tea can be enjoyed throughout the day below the vast dome of the lobby.

BLU Pool & Garden Bar
Serving drinks and snacks in the garden or by the pool.

Al Maha Lounge
Step back in time in this traditionally-styled bar for night caps and lounge music.

A selection of seafood specialities are offered in the evening at The Pavilion where you can dine by candlelight, on the beach and under the stars.

What's included

Breakfast at the Al Khiran Kitchen Restaurant.

Upgrade options

Half Board • Breakfast and dinner at the Al Khiran Kitchen Restaurant.

Built with the surrounding cliffs of the Al Hajar Mountains and the valley (wadi) below in mind, the spa at Al Bustan Palace offers a range of luxurious treatments in a traditional Omani setting. Domed ceilings arch above natural stone walls and trickling water channels, and there are separate areas for men and women. 17 treatment rooms, infrared saunas and a yoga studio feature in this Arabian-style fort, while the ladies-only area includes an ice shower, private club and pool

Take a guided kayak tour to a local village, go in search of dolphins at Marina Bandar Al Rowdha, visit the green sea turtle reserve at Ras Al Jinz or head inland to a desert safari camp to sleep out in the Wahiba Sands.

There are five swimming pools and a private stretch of beach. There are plenty of dive sites nearby and the Bandar Al Khayran Reserve is just a 30-minute boat trip away.

The Ritz Kids Program has a range of activities including art, cooking and learning about sustainability. Children can also have their own indoor camping experience where a pirate or princess tent is set up in their room.

Ritz Kids® – scheduled activities for children including sports, arts and crafts, swimming and games. Kids’ pool.

Minimum stays: 5 nights 28 Dec-01 Jan.

Due to the location of this hotel we recommend booking on a Half Board basis.

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