A beachfront oasis that is the first luxury villa resort in Salalah, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara offers an exhilarating escape to Oman’s rich heritage and hospitality. Opulently designed to reflect the iconic Middle Eastern fortresses, the resort embodies striking Arabian-inspired features combined with towering palms and the scenic beach. The resort is within reach of abundance of natural wonders and cultural gems whilst also located close to the airport and all sightseeing highlights. The luxury accommodation offer a mix of 136 keys including 30 standard rooms, 10 deluxe rooms, 8 villas and 88 private pool villas. Each accommodation type will feature an amazing view of the lush garden, lagoon and the pristine beach. Guestrooms are equipped with interactive LED TV and media hub, coffee and tea making facilities, separate bathtub and rain shower, walk-in dressing room, internet access, 24-hour room service and in-room safe. The villas feature living quarters, each generously spaced out to ensure maximum privacy and seclusion. Three restaurant and lounge venues offer unique culinary experiences: Sakalan, the all-day-dining restaurant with deli cafe and live cooking stations; Al Mina, the Mediterranean beachside restaurant and bar where guests can enjoy zesty flavours while enjoying the view of the pool and beach; and Mekong, the resort’s signature restaurant serving delectable Asian specialty cuisines. The resort has a team of passionately dedicated and knowledgeable hosts and ‘gurus’ to deliver customer centric service and outstanding attention to detail. Culture aficionados can take part in historical and cultural tours, water lovers can enjoy scuba diving and an array of water sports; foodies can participate in Spice spoons cooking classes; and spa lovers can indulge in Razul treatment rooms and the first hamman in Salalah. Extensive facilities include outdoor infinity pool, fitness centre, tennis court, library and teens and kids club. Bespoke activities and excursions are available for guests to enjoy.