‘Beachfront paradise’: Inside the new resort that has everyone talking
Travel writers are salivating over Alila Hinu Bay. The new Hyatt resort is almost complete and if the photos are anything to go by, it is going to be incredible.
Earlier this month, the Hyatt added Alila Hinu Bay to its website with bookings open from May 2021.
The resort has 112 rooms and villas, scattered across the beachfront. Each one features unique Arabian furnishings.
The suites will have private pools, butler service and 24-hour room service.
Where is Alila Hinu Bay?
Dubbed a “beachfront Paradise, Alila Hinu Bay is 87 km from Salalah International Airport on Oman’s southwest coast.
The resort has an idyllic private beach, it’s close to the Wadi Darbat valleys and fairy-tale waterfalls, Mirbat Castle, Sumhuram Archaeological Park and Khor Rori, the largest natural reserve in the region.
Oman is one of the safest countries in the Middle East, with warm welcoming locals, a rich heritage and jaw-dropping landscapes.
Hinu Bay is Oman’s second branded Alila Hotel.
Alila will tailor experiences for guests to explore Oman.
Thrill-seekers can enjoy water sports and explore Samhan Mountains and Mirbat Public Garden, and the colourful transformation of Darbat Lake during Khareef season.
Dhofar Governorate is famous for its seasonal weather, locally known as monsoon or “Khareef. During this time, frequently visited by many... among the wondering companions are "camels" on beaches, mountain slopes, and wadis... #AlilaHinuBay #AlilaOman #عُمان pic.twitter.com/x5suBSWMeH— Alila Hinu Bay (@AlilaHinuBay) January 3, 2019
The Spa promises to be a huge drawcard.
It will offer personalised services, tailor-made to each guest using handmade, pure natural ingredients.
Guests can savour local Oman cuisine with private beachfront dining or a booking at Seasalt restaurant.
Chefs at The Orchard restaurant will source their produce from the hotel’s kitchen garden, preparing it just minutes after harvest.