Al Baleed Resort Salalah, Oman


Situated between a long, scenic beach and a freshwater lagoon, the new Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara comprises 136 guest rooms and villas offering views of the ocean, lagoon or picturesque gardens. The 88 one- and two-bedroom pool villas entice with private temperature-controlled swimming pools, the first of their kind in Salalah. All-day-dining restaurant Sakalan presents world flavours served by open kitchens; Asian restaurant Mekong offers vibrant Thai, Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine; while Al Mina, a relaxed Mediterranean restaurant, serves barbecue delights. Anantara Spa offers the only hammam in Salalah alongside rejuvenating treatments using indigenous ingredients.