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Alila Jabal Akhdar

Nizwa, Oman

Experiences – Family Vacations, Mountain & Wilderness Retreats, Romantic Escapes, Cultural Journeys

Getaway Experiences
  •  Enjoy the world of Rocks on Geology talks & tour
  • Visit the town of Jabreen, home to Jabreen Castle & sights of Bahla, renowned for its ancient UNESCO-protected Bahla Fort & handmade pottery 
  • Experience the blend of ancient Asian healing techniques at Spa Alila
  • Enjoy stargazing during some of the clearest nights, views the stars, moon and planets 
  • Chance to discover a little history, find a few fossils, and spot butterflies and birds on Butterfly trails
  • Immerse in a thrilling Cave Adventure Via Ferrata



  • The ultimate in romance and privacy, secluded and secure
  • A gateway to Oman's incredible history, culture and nature
  • An escape to solitude, nature, fresh air and the most amazing panoramic views
  • A design blending rich traditions and ethnic influences of Oman, a wonderful example of how contemporary design is fused with the regional traditions. 
  • Built in harmony with the environment, the hotel is committed to sustainability
  • Explore the heritage sites in the cities of Nizwa, Bahla, Ebri and more, such as Nizwa Fort, Jabreen Castle and UNESCO-protected Bahla Fort


  • Overview
  • Rooms
  • Services & Amenities
  • Tariffs & Packages
alila jabal akhdar view

Alila means "Surprise” in Sanskrit which is what this property also has in abundance. The Alila Jabal Akhdar is located 2000m above sea level, overlooking the untouched beauty of the Al Hajar mountains and the canyons below.  It is this spectacular setting, perched on the edge of a ravine that makes this luxury boutique hotel, Alila’s first in the middle east, perfect for those who want to explore the region’s renowned rugged landscapes, a haven for adventure travellers and nature lovers. The infinity pool and amazing spa, which features treatments inspired by age-old regional and Asian traditions, are some of the highlights of the property. The bold design of the hotel respects the environment and fits harmoniously into the site, preserving the natural beauty of the region. All the 84 suites and villas are located within the main hotel building and are arranged in individual clusters of four to six suites, generously spaced out around the clifftop to ensure maximise privacy and uninterrupted views. The suites have contemporary style, with a distinct authentic flavour celebrating Oman’s rich history and culture. 


Located in the central section of the Al Hajar Mountains, 174 km from Muscat International Airport, 2.5 hours’ drive from Muscat


The resort’s 84 beautifully appointed suites and villas are located within the main hotel building or arranged in individual clusters of four to six suites, generously spaced out around the clifftop to maximise privacy and uninterrupted views over the mountains and down into the gorges. Omani craft and artifacts, richly coloured rugs are all seamlessly interwoven into the earthy tones of wood and stone. The rooms are accented with rugs and furnishings in bold yet warm hues, while the leaves of the juniper tree, hand-painted on a wall in every suite by a local artist, bring an element of nature indoors. A beautiful finishing touch to these charming oases of comfort and elegance.

  • Mountain View Suite:

    The 52 sqm Mountain View Suites, housed on the upper level of the main hotel building, are perfect mountain hideaways offering supreme comfort and spectacular views. Designed to inspire relaxation, the suites combine contemporary décor with local accents, and modern amenities including a freestanding bathtub, separate rain shower, Wi-Fi and flatscreen TV. Take in the full majesty of the surroundings from a private balcony offering the most dramatic views over the pool and down into the gorge.

  • Horizon View Suite:

    Located at ground level, the 52 sqm Horizon View Suites offer ease of access to the resort facilities and awe-inspiring vistas of Jabal Akhdar’s majestic peaks. Enjoy the contemporary comforts of these beautiful mountain retreats that include a freestanding bathtub, separate rain shower, Wi-Fi and flatscreen TV. Delight in the careful attention to detail in all the amenities. Plan the next day's adventures seated outdoors on your private terrace.

  • Ridge View Suite:

    Located on the first floor, the 52 sqm Ridge View Suites offer a haven of blissful tranquillity, immersing you in superior comfort and beautiful furnishings that ensure a relaxing stay. Contemporary design and stylish décor graced with local accents meet with modern, hi-tech amenities and signature luxuries such as a freestanding marble bathtub and separate rain shower. Step out onto the large private balcony where the rugged beauty of the landscape and views down into the gorge make for stunning pictures and unforgettable memories.

  • Jabal Terrace:

    For those wishing to immerse themselves in the wonder of the great outdoors, the 104 sqm Jabal Terrace suites located on the first floor are a perfect choice. Each suite features a spacious indoor living area furnished in contemporary style with touches of local inspiration and a host of creature comforts. The suite opens onto an equally large outdoor terrace where you can fully appreciate the majesty and mystery of this incredible destination, and connect with nature under the vast night sky, enjoying sunsets and stargazing.

  • Loft Suite:

    Housed in the main hotel building, this is an ideal suite for families. The Loft Suites offer 104 sqm of open-plan space spread over two storeys, with spacious living area and bathroom facilities including a shower downstairs, and bedroom with en suite bathroom upstairs. Enjoy a truly relaxing stay in this haven far from the bustle of modern life, complete with every comfort and convenience, framed by mountain views from your loft bedroom.

  • Jabal Villa:

    Sprawled over 361 sqm, the resort’s two exclusive Jabal Villas combine an indulgence of indoor and outdoor space with the most amazing views you can imagine. While appreciating the privacy that surrounds each villa, revel in the sense of openness throughout the villas’ two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, large living room, dining room, kitchenette, private terrace and pool. Discover new depths of relaxation in the master bathroom, housing a steam room, shower, oversized bathtub and attached Jacuzzi. Beautifully furnished throughout for a stylish at-home feel, these luxurious villas offer all the pleasures of the ultimate mountain retreat. Ideal for travelling with friends or family.

Services & Amenities

  •  84 suites and villas
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Business Center
  • 1 restaurant and 1 lounge bar
  • Fitness Centre
  • Infinity and indoor pool
  • Spa Alila
  • Meeting Venues
  • Alila Living boutique
  • Laundry and dry-cleaning service

Tariffs & Packages

Estimated Average Price: From USD 600 per night

Terms & Conditions:
  • The estimated average price listed is for the base category room and is only indicative and may /may not include taxes. Please speak to or mail our luxury travel consultants with your dates of travel or fill out our enquiry form and we will revert with the best currently available price / offer for the chosen room category
  • The exclusive and/or special offers, if listed, are subject to availability and can be withdrawn without prior notice. Proof of eligibility maybe required to avail of some types of special offers (eg: honeymoon offers)
  • The booking, payment and cancellation policies of the hotel/s will apply and our luxury travel consultants will advice you of the same at the time of reservation
  • Check in time for most hotels worldwide is 1400 hrs and check out time is 1200 hrs. Early check in will be on request and is subject to availability
  • We do not levy any booking fees or service charges