Al Nahda Resort & Spa

Set in the coastal city of Barka, bordered by the Sea of Oman and the Hajar Mountains in southern Batinah, the award-winning Al Nahda Resort & Spa is a sprawling thirty-acre oasis of gardens and vast green spaces that lies amidst a bygone mango orchard. The resort and spa has an ideal setting for a peaceful holiday or a well-rounded family break. The resort’s 109 private villas are spread out across its manicured grounds. Here, guests can savour scrumptious food at one of Oman’s best restaurants while soaking in the stillness and tranquillity of the surroundings.

Wellness is definitely at the centre of all things at the resort with the state-of-the-art facilities at the URU Spa, one of the most unique spa concepts in the Middle East. Guests come here to relax and rejuvenate with programmes that encompass spa treatments, Ayurveda, Yoga, fitness and other activities that are complemented by a distinct spa cuisine. Besides the spa, guests can unwind at the large swimming pool, play a game of volleyball, or tennis or find peace and tranquillity in the exclusive underground meditation centre located in the hotel. The hotel has won several awards including the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Award and World Luxury Hotel Award.


Al Nahda Resort & Spa is located in Barka, 60 km from the capital city of Muscat on the Muscat/Sohar/Dubai highway.

Things to know

  • Oman is pleasant from October to April. June to August are summer months which can be scorching under the desert sun.
  • There are bicycles available on the property for reaching different parts of the sprawling resort.

Rooms & Suites

The hotel has a large inventory of 109 rooms comprising 60 Executive Suites that come with a spacious private balcony, 41 Premium Rooms that house a spacious private balcony as well as a small pantry, while the 8 Suite Royales feature two bedrooms, spacious living and dining areas, kitchenette, and a private balcony.

Each accommodation is designed with a fusion of modern comforts and Omani aesthetics, providing guests with a luxurious and comfortable retreat.


Restaurants & Bars

The Khalab, an all-day dining restaurant serves the finest of global cuisine featuring a range of culinary offerings that delight the senses. Located just above the restaurant is the Waha Bar, perfect for a pre-dinner drink or a nightcap. The relaxed atmosphere with live music makes every sip of your favorite drink a celebration of the good life.

At the poolside bar, Al Warda Bar, guests can relish their favorite drinks while basking in the warmth of the sun or enjoying the cool evening breeze. There’s also a choice of light snacks that perfectly complement the poolside setting.

Spa & Wellness

Guests can rejuvenate in the state-of-the-art URU spa with personalised spa programmes, and a curated spa menu featuring a full range of traditional and contemporary treatments and massages. Each guest meets a wellness consultant on arrival for their customised spa journey. Their wide-ranging sensory experiences from around the world reflect privacy, bespoke and revival of the sense with over 25 exquisite treatments administered in the tranquil environments of 7 luxurious treatment rooms.

For those looking to keep fit, there’s also a modern fitness centre with the latest facilities.



The resort offers a range of leisure activities to suit the preferences of every guest. From a game of tennis or volleyball for recreation to relaxing by the pool, and riding bikes for exploring the resort. The URU Spa provides a well-rounded experience for those seeking both relaxation and exploration. There’s also an underground meditation center that stands as a unique haven, offering seekers of tranquillity a space that goes beyond traditional settings. An amphitheater, a children’s play area, and a laughing area are also on offer at the resort.