Alila reveals plans for new spa resort in Oman

by Tom Walker | 24 Jul 2012

Image: The resort will be located 2,000m above sea level

Alila Hotels and Resorts will expand into Oman in late 2013 with the opening of Alila Jabal Akhdar – the first luxury resort development in the remote mountainous Jabal Akhdar region.

Set 2,000m (6,600ft) above sea level, the resort will be marketed as a haven for adventure travellers, nature lovers and those seeking to explore the region's rugged landscapes. It is due to open in 2013.

The property will feature 78 rooms, six suites and two royal villas along with a cliff-side restaurant, along with a large luxury spa, a health and fitness club and events space.

Exact details of the Alila Spa have yet to be confirmed but the treatment menu will follow the Alila philosophy of mixing locally-sourced ingredients with products from international brands.

The project is being developed by Omran, the government-owned tourism investment, development and management company, with design by P49 and architectural consultancy by W S Atkins.

Alila will manage the resort on behalf of Omran and is working closely with all partners throughout the development process.

Mark Edleson, president of Alila Hotels and Resorts, commented: "The Jabal Akhdar region is the perfect location for our first foray into the Middle East.

"Its combination of interesting natural eco-systems, physical beauty and intriguing history and culture perfectly fit within our development philosophy."

• Alila recently opened the Alila Bangalore in India. Click here to read more.

Image: The resort will be located 2,000m above sea level Alila Hotels and Resorts will expand into Oman in late 2013 with the opening of Alila Jabal Akhdar – the first luxury resort development in the remote mountainous Jabal Akhdar region. Set 2,000m (6,600ft) above sea level, the resort will be marketed as a haven for adventure travellers, nature lovers and those seeking to explore the region's rugged landscapes. It
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Alila reveals plans for new spa resort in Oman
Alila Hotels and Resorts will expand into Oman in late 2013 with the opening of Alila Jabal Akhdar – the first luxury resort development in the remote mountainous Jabal Akhdar region.