Destination Guide


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Destination Guide Muscat

When in Muscat, You Must

Know Before You Go

Check out the Siddharta Lounge by Buddha Bar opening soon at W Muscat. The menu features Coastal Mediterranean cuisine for fresh and delicious bites, as well as Asian favorites, perfect for eating alone or sharing with friends.


Talk Like a Local

Learn the slang from the streets.


/hay-yak/ exclamation
A friendly way to say hello.
Hayyak! What's up?

Neighborhoods to Explore

1. Al Qurum

Al Qurum is in the north of the city along the Gulf of Oman with amazing sea-front views. Home to the Royal Opera House, this area bustles with an exciting variety of restaurants, clubs, and eateries.

2. Muttrah

Heritage meets modernity in the ancient district of Muttrah, home to Sultan Qaboos Port and Al Riyam Park.

3. Al Khuwair

Al Khuwair is a unique neighborhood where both commercial and residential buildings can be found amongst an array of shops, cafes, and restaurants.

4. Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos

Nearby the beach and several embassies, the roads are pedestrian-friendly. It's also family-friendly, hosting several international schools.

Ultimate Access

Kargeen Café

Kargeen Café

Al Bashair St

Kargeen is the old Omani word for a little wooden cottage and the café lives up to its name in the truest sense of the word.


W Hotels / Insider

Enjoy candle-lit dinners on the lawn, or a cozy meal under the canopies.

La Vida

La Vida

1952 Way, Darsyt Park

The ultra-chic indoor and outdoor venue offers striking sweeping panoramic views of Muscat.


W Hotels / Insider

Enjoy tapas and seafood on the early side, and stick around for world-class DJs.



Dohat Al Adab St

Amouage brings artistry to perfumery with an incomparable distinction.


W Hotels / Insider

Receive a free travel candle with every full-size purchase.

Either / Or



WET Deck

W Muscat

Light up the evening with sundowners at the spectacular WET Deck, overlooking the Arabian Sea.