Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas opens the doors in the Middle East with the launch of Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort. Perched 2,000 metres above sea level on the curving rim of a great canyon. Al Jabal Al Akhdar, Arabic for The Green Mountain, is a towering massif on the Sultanate of Oman. Two hours from Muscat International Airport or four an a half hours from Dubai.

A total of 115 guest rooms and villas overlook either the canyon or the gardens. Al Jabal Al Akhdar offers six restaurants and lounges.

The ultimate gastronomic experience, Anantara’ s Dining by Design gives guests the chance to dine on a spectacular cliff-edge platform known as Diana’s Point, named after Diana, Princess of Wales, who visited the exact spot in November 1986.

Renowned for opening the door to authentic experiences in each destination, Anantaras’ gurus are a quintessential part of guests’ journeys. Expert Mountain Gurus from nearby villages share their unsurpassed knowledge of the area and provide inside access as guests explore the surrounding landscape and its ways of life.

Impressive facilities at the resort itself include a cliff-edge infinity swimming pool, floodlit tennis court, fully-equipped gym with a rotating Freedom Climber wall, and an indoor-outdoor kids and teens club. The Anantara Spa harnesses the essence of Arabia with ancient hammam