Alila Jabal Akhdar
Plot No 4, Al Roose, Jabal Al Akhdar, 999 Al Khuţaym, Oman

The magnificent resort of Alila Jabal Akhdar in Khuţaym, Oman, is the ideal destination to escape from the world. This stunning oasis of calm and luxury has been named one of the best hotels in the world and it’s easy to see why. Perched on the edge of a vertiginous gorge, it offers breath-taking views over the Al Hajar mountain range. With its earthy tones and lavish furnishings, Alila Jabal Akhdar allows you to take a step out of time and relax in exquisite style. It is also the perfect starting point to explore all of Oman’s hidden delights.

The Rooms

To maximize privacy and offer the best possible views, Alila Jabal Akhdar’s 68 suites and villas are spaced out around the clifftop. Each room is decorated in a stylish contemporary style and is equipped with air conditioning for the summer and heating for the winter. Don’t forget to admire the beautiful pattern of juniper leaves hand-painted by a local artist.


For a touch of fine dining, sample the mouth-watering dishes of Juniper Restaurant while overlooking the surrounding mountains. The menu is inspired by the golden age of Arabic cuisine, with ingredients reminiscent of the trade routes that used to criss-cross the Middle East. Think warm spices and indulgent flavours that will take you straight to culinary heaven.

If you want something more relaxed, the Rose Lounge serves drinks and light meals which include European favourites like salads, pastas and burgers. It is open late and its cosy atmosphere offers the perfect spot to sip a cocktail and watch the sun go down over the mountains./p>


Make the most of Alila Jabal Akhdar’s spectacular views by taking a plunge in the outdoor infinity pool, followed by a visit to the Alila Spa. Bicycles are available to borrow and a state-of-the-art gym is there to fulfil all your fitness needs. Nizwa’s top luxury hotel also offers a library and a Leisure Concierge Service that can help you arrange excursions.