Alila Hotels & Resorts will expand into Oman in
late 2013 with the opening of Alila Jabal Akhdar, a luxury resort
development in the stunning mountainous Jabal Akhdar region of
Set 2000 metres above sea level just two hours
drive from Muscat, the resort will provide access to one of Oman’s
most spectacular and untapped areas.
Overlooking a dramatic gorge and with views of
the Hajar mountains, Alila Jabal Akhdar will be a perfect base
from which to explore the region’s renowned rugged landscapes; a
haven for adventure travellers, nature lovers and those seeking an
escape from the desert heat.
Alila Jabal Akhdar will feature 78 rooms, six
suites and two royal villas along with a cliff-side restaurant,
pool, spa, fitness centre and events space.
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.
Mark Edleson, President Alila Hotels & Resorts,
said, “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
Long a magnet for visitors attracted by its
temperate Mediterranean climate and natural beauty, the Jabal
Akhdar region is being sensitively developed to appeal to the
international tourism market, with investment in its
The opening of Alila Jabal Akhdar is part of an
exciting development pipeline for Alila, with projects also
currently underway in Indonesia along with future expansion into
China and Europe.
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