Oman's Al Hoota Cave attraction to reopen after renovation

Al Hoota Cave, Oman’s most popular natural tourist destination, will reopen to the public on September 5.

The first tourist cave to open in the GCC, the facilities at Al Hoota have undergone significant improvements and will be open for visitors ahead of the Eid Al Adha holiday, said state tourism firm Omran.

The cavesystem is one of Oman’s true natural wonders, with Al Hoota experiencing around 75,000 visitors a year before it closed for renovation.

Khalid Mirza, director of projects development at Omran, said: “It was critical that maintaining such an important and precious natural attraction was done comprehensively, especially to address areas of the cave that’d been affected by floods...Read more...