Now, it isn't in Oman, and yes you have to go to horrible UAE (sorry UAE) to get there, but Anantara's "Qasr Al Sarab" desert resort [name maening "Palace of Mirages" is BY FAR, the best GCC MiddleEastern hotel there is. Period. Most five star luxury hotels and resorts could be the same across Europe and leave no lasting impression beyond standards of quality control. But this comfortable and thoroughly modern but thoroughly Arab hotel located in the Liwa desert, goes beyond typical expectations of Casbahs and the mirage of the desert oasis, after a trek through the stars and sands. We will let the pictures speak for themselves. Let's start with where you check in, the lobby:
The lobby lounge area:
Qasr Al Sarab by Anantara | qasralsarab.anantara.