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Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Muscat

The area's opera and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Muscat. Travellers especially like the beaches, cafes and dolphin watching in this relaxing and romantic city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Muscat

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Muscat a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Gala Wentworth Golf Club (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Marah Land (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Ras Al Hamra Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Almouj Golf (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • As Sifah Beach (23.5 mi / 37.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Muscat

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, June, May, July and August are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 39°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Muscat

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Muscat is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Qurum Beach (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Qurum Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Muttrah Corniche (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Riyam Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Kalbuh Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Qantab Beach (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Muscat

Fly into Muscat (MCT-Seeb Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Muscat?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 34 holiday lettings around Muscat. From 2 Houses to 18 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Muscat?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Muscat. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque: 22 holiday lettings
  • Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace: 27 holiday lettings
  • Muttrah Souq: 23 holiday lettings
  • Sultan Armed Forces Museum: 23 holiday lettings
  • Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex: 22 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Muscat listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Muscat?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2 Houses in Muscat. Our other popular types of Muscat holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 18 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Muscat?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Muscat. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.