Set to open in early 2014, Alila Jabal Akhdar promises an incredible experience in one of Oman’s most picturesque regions. Having stayed at several of the company’s properties and seeing firsthand the effort that is placed on social responsibility and providing guests with a stay that offers immersion in the local culture, we support the company’s new endeavors and we hope that more people will see the value in staying with companies like Alila.
Jabal Akhdar, meaning “The Green Mountain” in Arabic, is part of the Al Hajar mountains range, one of Oman’s most spectacular areas. Set 2000 metres above sea level, Alila Jabal Akhdar will provide access to this magnificent landscape of undisturbed beauty. Overlooking a dramatic gorge and with views of the Hajar mountains, Alila Jabal Akhdar is perfectly positioned to explore the region’s renowned rugged landscapes, a haven for adventure travelers, nature lovers and those seeking an escape from the desert heat.
Located in the central section of the Al Hajar mountains, about 150 km from Muscat International Airport, Alila Jabal Akhdar is committed to an eco-friendly future, the resort is designed to respect the environment and fit harmoniously into the site, preserving the natural beauty of the region. The hotel combines a minimalist style with the warm and colorful ethnic influences of Jabal Akhdar . Blending the traditional elements of Omani construction techniques with locally inspired contemporary architecture, the emphasis is on comfort and relaxation, from the intimacy of private courtyards and heated outdoor and indoor pools to spacious rooms with enchanting views of the cliff and mountain.
Alila Jabal Akhdar will feature 78 Suites, 6 Loft Suites and 2 Royal Omani Villas as well as restaurant and bar, Spa Alila, heated outdoor and indoor pools, Fitness Centre as well as extensive venues for meetings and weddings. The suites will reflect the Omani history of the destination in the décor, taking in the rich culture of the surroundings and giving it a contemporary twist. Step into the shade of the lounge, featuring the iconic rose pattern and uniquely structured local stones, that welcomes guests to the hotel.
Explore the charm and beauty of Al Jabal Al Akhdar though the ‘Alila Experience’ comprised off five themes covering Cultural Learning (love of history and artisanship), Conscious Living (wellness, environment and community), Active Spirits (outdoor sporting pursuits), Culinary Arts (cooking school and food trails) and Couple Celebration. The resort will craft the Alila Experiences to suit guests’ preferences for a memorable holiday.