Newly Recommended Hotels in Oman and Dubai

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The May 2017 Hideaway Report follows our editor’s travels to Oman and Dubai, where he finds three new luxury hotels to recommend. All three properties were added to the Africa and Middle East Harper Collection guidebooks.

The Chedi Muscat

Muscat, Oman

The Serai Pool at The Chedi Muscat in Muscat, Oman
The Serai Pool at The Chedi Muscat in Muscat, Oman - Photo by Hideaway Report editor

The Chedi Muscat is a tranquil and stylish 158-room property set on 21 acres of landscaped gardens fronting the Gulf of Oman. Accommodations feature a minimalist décor, Gulf or mountain views and open-plan baths with rainfall showers.

Alila Jabal Akhdar

Al Hajar Mountains, Oman

Our bedroom at Alila Jabal Akhdar in Nizwa, Oman
Our bedroom at Alila Jabal Akhdar in Nizwa, Oman - Photo by Hideaway Report editor

Alila Jabal Akhdar is a contemporary hilltop retreat located at 6,500 feet in the Al Hajar Mountains, where fields of damask roses bloom from March to May. Eighty-six suites and villas, furnished with handmade pottery from Bahla, rich fabrics and copper ornaments, feature private balconies, working desks and baths with freestanding tubs and separate rainfall showers.

One&Only The Palm

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Stretch of beach in front of One&Only The Palm
Stretch of beach in front of One&Only The Palm - -Nicolas Dumont

The One&Only The Palm is a glamorous seaside resort on an artificial island, opposite the dramatic Marina district. The 34 rooms in the central Manor House offer balconies or garden patios, while most of the 56 accommodations within the six Low-Rise Mansions feature sea views and private pools.

Read more about our editor’s trip to UAE & Oman

By Hideaway Report Editor Hideaway Report editors travel the world anonymously to give you the unvarnished truth about luxury hotels. Hotels have no idea who the editors are, so they are treated exactly as you might be.
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