A night spent in a luxurious low-rise chalet amid the 30 acres of verdant gardens at this well-established resort may trick you into forgetting the surrounding desert plain. Seeing an ostrich head appear over the wall of the neighbouring farm, then, comes as quite a shock. Located near Barka, on the road towards Nakhal. A taxi from Muscat International Airport costs OR15 (one-way).
The Al Nahda is situated in Barka, less than an hour from Muscat. This resort offers spacious villa accommodation in lush gardens, a range of leisure facilities and a spa. All of the accommodation is found in the villa-style units that are scattered in the gardens. All of the suites are large in size, include a seating area plus a large balcony or terrace. All suites also have a DVD player. Breakfast is included in the room rate and is served buffet style each morning. The hotel’s restaurant serve a great selection of international food. The Eram Spa offers many treatments and therapies; Yoga classes are also available. For children there is an outdoor playground and kids' pool, plus an indoor play room.