Qurayat attractions

Park in Qurayat

Al Khobaar Lake Resort

'Resort' is a misnomer for Al Khobaar as there's no hotel or any other facility here warranting that description. For some this may mean it's of limited interest, but for others, it makes it heaven. There's the pret…
Fort in Qurayat

Fort

This stout building, beside Qurayat's main vegetable and meat souq, looms unexpectedly into view alongside the narrow main road through town. Recently restored, this 19th-century fort is typical of Oman's coastal de…
Park in Qurayat

Qurayat Lake Park

This large and attractive park on the edge of Qurayat, with an island in the middle of a small lake, makes a pleasant place to stroll and watch local garden birds flit about for insects. Egrets, bitterns and herons …
Tower in Qurayat

Watchtower

This unique triangular watchtower, built in the 19th century and overlooking the corniche, is accessed by a causeway at low tide. The sandy beach to the east of the tower extends for many kilometres, interspersed wi…