Thai hotel and property developer Dusit International, has made its debut in Oman with the opening of dusitD2 Naseem Resort, Jabal Akhdar.
Sitting within the soon-to-open Adventure Park on the Saiq Plateau, some 2,000m above sea level, the hotel is about two hours by car from Muscat International Airport.
The resort's 252 keys are arranged across 52 chalets, as well as a dedicated building for suites. The lead-in deluxe room is 32sqm and includes a covered terrace or balcony, while studios come fitted with a kitchenette. Larger groups may consider the two-bedroom (86sqm) or three-bedroom (126sqm) suites.
Event planners have access to venues including a grand ballroom for up to 150 guests, three adjoining meeting rooms, and various outdoor spaces. Events can be supported by live cooking stations, pre-function areas, and more.
Amenities include an all-day dining restaurant, fitness centre, and an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel's specialty restaurant and spa are set to open later in the year.
In keeping with its wellness mantra, Dusit will also offer guests activities that promote wellbeing. This includes mountain running, yoga, pilates, Thai boxing, guided meditation workshops, and other activities that touch on nature, sustainability, and adventure.
The Adventure Park, a 8,000sqm attraction slated to open later in the year, will offer more activities for teambuilding itineraries, including zip-line rides offering views of the surrounding valley.
The hotel also plans also to roll out a programme of hiking, cycling and quad biking tours to ancient forts, traditional markets and other local attractions, such as the historic town of Nizwa, known as the ‘Pearl of Islam.’
dusitD2 Naseem Resort, Jabal Akhdar is owned by the Oman Tourism Development Company, the executive arm of the Sultanate for tourism development.