World's Leading New Resort 2009

And the winner is...

World Travel Awards Winner Shield 2009

Six Senses Hideaway Zighy Bay

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Meet the Winner

This unique Hideaway holds a prime beachfront location and is nestled inside a secluded fishing village within the Sultanate of Omans northern Musanadam Peninsula. Musandam is a land of stark and magnificent beauty, with its high and rugged mountains dropping precipitously into the blue waters. Although the resort is located in Oman, it is separated by the rest of the country by the UAE and is 90 minutes from the Dubai International airport.

The resort is designed with 82 pool villas including two Retreats (two bedrooms) and the Reserve (four bedrooms). A private swimming pool awaits your arrival aside the comfort of your own outdoor majilis. Beachfront villas offer direct access to the private beach. All villas are an eclectic blend of the traditional Omani style architecture, with modern amenities which provides chic luxury blended magically into local cultural themes. Villas are provided with bicycles that guests can ride within this authentic village setting. 24 hour Butler service is an additional luxury.

Guests will have a choice of three arrival experiences: A ten minute scenic speed boat ride, a drive over the majestic mountains which overlook this unique bay or choose to travel as a companion with the Hideaways professional paraglider.


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