Eid Al Adha Escape: Alila Hinu Bay, a tranquil escape to Salalah

Roundup Wednesday 12/June/2024 10:56 AM
By: Times News Service
Eid Al Adha Escape: Alila Hinu Bay, a tranquil escape to Salalah

Muscat: With its secluded location on the cerulean blue shores of Oman’s southwest coast, Alila Hinu Bay serves as a tranquil retreat this Eid Al Adha. Take in the wonders of its pristine private beach and discover the Dhofar region’s incredible wildlife, culture, and architectural ruins. Nestled between the majestic mountains and the azure waters of the Arabian Sea, the boutique resort offers an unparalleled space for those seeking tranquility and rejuvenation.

For a spot of relaxation, invigorate and pamper at Spa Alila, where ancient healing techniques and modern therapies come together to offer a blissful escape from the stresses of everyday life. Relax with a rejuvenating massage, revitalize with a refreshing facial, or simply soak in the serenity of Salalah’s sanctuary.

Another way to truly celebrate the occasion of Eid, is by reveling in culinary delights. Explore local flavours and international cuisines at the award-winning Seasalt Restaurant, renowned for its exquisite Omani seafood dishes where the freshest ingredients are expertly prepared to showcase the rich flavours of the Arabian Sea. Alila’s Chefs take pride in sourcing the finest local seafood, caught sustainably from the pristine waters of Oman, from succulent lobster to prized abalone, perfect for a lavish Eid brunch.

Discover the essence of Omani hospitality as you step into Lagoon rooms or Private Villas, designed to blend seamlessly with the natural beauty of the surrounding environment. With the feel of a private residence, guests can experience serenity and solitude with interiors defined by local materials and clean, modern finishes open onto a spacious outdoor terrace with a Majlis for unwinding in the shade. After a day of exploring the region’s architectural ruins, enjoy the replenishing power of water in the private infinity pool. As night descends, revel in the unrivaled pleasure of soaking in your outdoor bathtub surrounded by cool sea breezes. These villas can interconnect, making them ideal for a large family or group of friends.

There are plenty of activities for little ones too, PLAY Alila offers a large indoor soft play area, arts and crafts, and mindful activities in nature. Come together for a world of family-friendly activities. Try your hand at clay art, or head out for a mountain bike ride. Search for seashells across Salalah’s shores and fly kites high up in the sky. Head to the spacious Kid’s Club for a range of weekly activities, such as Eid bracelet and cookie decoration classes, and come together for a family meal at the end of an action-packed and exciting day.

For the adventurous spirits, Salalah offers a myriad of experiences waiting to be discovered. Explore the pristine beaches, embark on a trek through the lush greenery of the Dhofar mountains, or immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region with guided tours to historical sites and local markets.

For more information and reservations visit www.alilahinubay.com, email [email protected] or call +968 23373350

Journey for Two to a Thousand Stars

Embark on a culinary journey tailored to your desires at Sea Salt Beach or our Yoga View Point. Indulge in a romantic dining experience under the starlit sky with mouthwatering Omani/Asian or International dishes, specially selected by our Executive Chef. Cherish side-by-side intimacy and commence your evening of romance with a 30-minute Jacuzzi experience followed by a relaxing 60-minute couples massage using a special blend romance body oil at Spa Alila. Guests can explore the beauty of the Dhofar region with the warm assistance of the Alila Leisure Concierge team and experience customized activities designed to integrate indigenous nature, traditional culture and the local community. The Alila Hinu Bay Leisure Concierges are a team of local experts who know this region well and are passionate about sharing their knowledge with every guest.

Awaken to the Color of the Sky and Sea

Watch as the sun slowly rises from afar while sipping on a cup of coffee. Taste a delicious yet healthy breakfast that will make your morning even more memorable. Enjoy a wonderful picnic basket filled with international and Omani delicacies, as well as freshly fallen coconuts or a warm cup of our signature tea or Arabic coffee. Grasp the opportunity to treat yourself with care and love whilst you enhance your wellbeing during a yoga session.

An Alila Adventure Trek to Wadi Darbat

Discover Oman’s natural beauty at Wadi Darbat, located at the ancient capital of Dhofar and the most beautiful wadi. Trek through a hiking trail and connect with nature, as you swim in one of the beautiful waterfalls.

Journey Above The Clouds To Tawi Ateer and Jabal Samhan

Enjoy the splendor of the great outdoors and escape via winding roads, impressive greenery and rugged hills to Tawi Ateer. Discovered in 1997 and known to be one of the largest solvent sinkholes in the world, Tawi Ateer sinkhole was formed by water flowing down the valleys. Continue on to Teeq Cave, one of the largest caves in the country. Learn more about the history of the local area with its unique culture and animals while enjoying traditional refreshments and soaking up the breathtaking views from your final stop at Jabal Samhan, 1800m above the desert floor.

The Silk Route – A Timeless Frankincense Signature Escape for Two (150mins)

Drift off into a timeless authentic Spa experience. Your journey will start with our naturally fragranced Sea Salt Foot Ritual followed by a Frankincense infused Body Polish and shower. Unwind in a warm Jacuzzi, while enjoying local delicacies at your fingertips. Let us then melt away your worries during a Hinu Bay Signature Frankincense Massage including heated stones and locally sourced Frankincense Oil from Salalah, also known as the perfume capital of Arabia. Your skin will be nourished and relieved of anxiety, leaving you with a healthy, natural glow. Conclude your treatment with warm Frankincense oil slowly poured onto your scalp while you indulge in a relaxing head and pressure point massage. Enjoy local refreshments with a Hot Frankincense tea and take-home lasting memories and a gift.