Set against a dramatic backdrop of rugged mountains overlooking the sea of Oman, Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel is a breathtaking oasis situated in the midst of the business and commercial districts, and just minutes from must-see attractions, unique shopping and exquisite dining. Originally built to host the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit in 1985, the resort is located approximately 45 minutes from Muscat International Airport.
With 250 guest rooms and suites, including eight presidential suites, guests are ensured a memorable stay with deluxe accommodations. Exuding the richness of Arabian culture, art and history, all rooms and suites feature private balconies with views of the sea of Oman or the Hajjar Mountains, and are fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and services. Guests are treated to distinctive indulgences including spacious floor plans, luxurious linens and exclusive butler service for the suites.
Guests are treated to the finest culinary cuisine at the resort. Al Khiran Terrace is an all-day, indoor/outdoor dining restaurant overlooking the sea of Oman. Nestled right by the water’s edge, the indoor/outdoor Beach Pavilion is a specialty restaurant serving the freshest fish and seafood, while China Mood features authentic Chinese cuisine in a sophisticated, yet comfortable, setting. Guests can also relax with a cocktail and live entertainment at Al Marjan Lounge or a uniquely flavored tea with a modern twist at The Atrium Tea Lounge.
With more than 4,088 square meters/44,000 square feet of function space, including 16 meeting rooms and a video conference facility, the resort is an ideal locale for grand affairs as well as intimate gatherings. From the largest ballroom in Oman to a unique 840-squaremeter/9,042-square-foot auditorium to stunning gardens for outside events, the meeting space offers unrivaled ambiance, unsurpassed attention to detail and renowned Ritz-Carlton service. A creative culinary team, Technology Butler, and dedicated Conference Concierge are on hand to facilitate a seamless meeting.
Featuring 200 acres of lush, landscaped gardens and the longest private beach in the Sultanate, the resort boasts a string of recreational opportunities for business and leisure travelers. Amenities include a 50-meter, temperature-controlled infinity pool; four lagoon pools; a children’s pool; four tennis courts; a jogging trail; and a variety of water sports including sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and snorkeling.