Fall is finally here with cooler weather that is ideal for a day — or a night — at the beach. Officially when the season for leisurely swims in the sea, crackling barbecues, and evenings spent watching the moonlight reflect off of the waves, it is also an apt time for the introduction of the newest beach camping option in Oman — The Al Bustan Palace Canvas Club package.
Set on a quiet stretch of the Al Bustan Palace private beach is possibly the most romantic room in Muscat. The property’s newest “room”, is actually a luxury tent created by the German men of the international Canvas Club, that is equipped with power, lights, a fan, and a plush, real bed from which you can open your eyes and see nothing but sand stretching out to the azure of the bay. The private “campsite” also features a washroom tent, complete with a lux shower, sink, and toilet, as well as an outdoor majlis.
The Al Bustan camping experience is a room upgrade, which means that when you check in, you will receive a room key to a hotel room, along with a flashlight for trekking out to your campsite at night, and a cellphone with the direct numbers of the hotel staff, should you need anything, like room service, while you are in your tent. It is a particularly great option for visitors who are staying for a longer period of time, and want to have an outdoorsy experience without travelling too far from the comforts of a five-star hotel. Once at your remote (but not too remote) area of the beach, the tent offers just enough comfort to make you want to stay and luxuriate inside, but not so much that you feel you are in a mobile hotel suite, which would lessen the glamping experience. The bed, which faces the sea-facing door of the tent, is plush and comfortable with...Read more...