Top things to do in Bandar Jissah

Top Choice Marine Reserve in Bandar Jissah

Bandar Khayran

Beyond Mutrah, the headland close to Muscat shatters into a series of khors (inlets) and bandars (natural harbours), the most extensive of which is Bandar Khayran. It’s possible to reach the bandar from the Yiti–Jeb…
Top Choice Seafood in Bandar Jissah

Beach Restaurant

This elegant outdoor restaurant, designed in shades of white with wood decking and sepia photographs, is a perfect venue for lunch. Oysters and lobster compete with other local seafood for pride of place on the menu…
Bay in Bandar Jissah

Yiti

Yiti boasts a beautiful, sandy beach surrounded by craggy mountain scenery that makes an attractive spot for a swim or picnic. The beach is at the end of a large, muddy inlet that is regularly picked over by wading …
Natural Feature in Bandar Jissah

Wadi Mayh

For a taste of a typical Omani wadi within an afternoon’s drive of Muscat, look no further than Wadi Mayh. With towering limestone cliffs forming a canyon, sand-coloured villages, back-garden date plantations, stray…
Natural Feature in Bandar Jissah

Sea Arch

Created by rough seas working against the sandstone, this sea arch at the end of the Bandar Jissah headland is a famous landmark of this coast. Fishermen in speedboats from Qantab village make it a point to thrill t…
Viewpoint in Bandar Jissah

Bandar Jissah Viewpoint

This viewpoint (yet to be properly developed) on the road between Al Bustan and Bandar Jissah offers a fine panoramic vista of the chocolate-coloured mountains that distinguish the area. Comprised of ophiolite, thes…