Sandcastle-shaped forts, year-round sunshine, and staggering scenery. Oman offers a family-friendly introduction to the authentic side of the Middle East, and a magical family holiday full of adventure, fun, and discovery.
The luxurious beachfront resorts in Oman, offer a paradise playground of activities specially designed to keep your little ones busy. Spend days together watching turtles hatching on the beach, try a new water sport or take a dolphin watching trip - a moment that will stay with your family forever. Grab your snorkel and your flippers and dive into the warm waters, surrounding the Dimaniyat Islands. Your family will soon discover a kaleidoscope of marine life; green turtles, shoals of parrotfish and if you are lucky - you'll even find Nemo.
Spend an afternoon at the Bait Adam Museum, where your children can enjoy a hands-on introduction to Omani history. Alongside a collection of Arabic artifacts - that you will find fascinating, this small museum gives your little ones, the chance to try on traditional clothing and headdresses. Or enjoy a Sinbad family journey of discovery onboard a traditional Dhow boat. Then head to the ancient city of Nizwa, where your children will delight in hearing the gruesome tales of defence tactics used to protect the 17th-century fort.
Swap the sea and the cultural sights for a change of scenery, and take a private 4x4 safari through the magical Hajar mountains. Here your family can pass the time playing I-spy with the staggering scenery for inspiration before trying archery and sample delicious fresh pomegranate juice. While your children might have lots of excess energy to burn off with zip-lining or rock climbing, you can make the most of the tranquil surroundings with a yoga session or refreshing dip in the hotel pool.
For a true Arabian nights Oman family holiday experience, spend a few nights in a luxury desert camp in the Wahiba Sands. Your family can dine beside a campfire, watch the twinkling stars and gleefully run down the sweeping sand dunes.
Leave your bucket and spade behind on your next family holiday and plan an unforgettable Oman family holiday with us. Our friendly reservation team have plenty of great personal recommendations on where to stay, and what to do during your family holiday to Oman.