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6 Must Visit Beaches in Oman – Secluded beaches galore

Oman has a variety of stunning beaches that offer its visitors a wide variety of environmental and geographic diversity. Here are 6 of the beaches you must visit while visiting Oman.

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Sur Masirah Bay

If you're a fan of Kite surfing and you're looking for spots to kitesurf in Oman then Sur Masirah Bay is definitely a beach you should visit. The wind conditions at Sur Masirah Bay can reach up to speeds of 40 knots, making it a great place to hone your skills and step up your kite surfing game. Most of the seasoned kite surfers would have heard or visited this beach as it is known within the kite surfing community as one of the places to kite surf across the world. Even if you're new to the sport there is a kite surfing school where you can learn the basics and find out where the best places to kitesurf depending on your skill level.

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Ras Madrakah Beach

Located near the port town of Duqm, the Ras Al Madrakah beach has misty and breezy weather conditions which are a lot colder than the beaches of the northern coast of Oman because of the monsoon clouds that hover over the beach during the summer. It is one of the most photographic and stunning beaches that'll visit in Oman and a good place for fishing. Camping on the white sands of this secluded beach is a great way to spend some quality time with your family and create memories that you will cherish forever.

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Qantab Beach

Hidden away in the town of Qantab, this beach is a great place to visit for a romantic getaway and can be accessed easily by taking a car ride from Muscat. The locals in Qantab are very friendly and are ever willing to answer any questions you have about their day-to-day life or lend a helping hand when needed. The villages main industry is fishery and watching the fisherman going about their daily routine of bringing their catch ashore is something you shouldn't miss.

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Ras al Jinz Turtle Beach

As suggested in the name, this beach is great for spotting turtles in their natural habitat. You will have to hire a trained tour guide to visit this beach as it was declared by the sultanate as a nature reserve with the intent of creating the perfect place for turtles to breed without human interaction or interruption. The best time to visit this beach is during the evening as you'll rarely see any turtles during the day. You'll be able to see turtles laying eggs and the baby turtles swimming to the sea once they hatch.

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White Beach

If you're staying at a hotel in Muscat similar to the Al Falaj Hotel Muscat the White Beach is a great place to spend the day. Situated between Sur and Muscat, it gets its name because of its white sands and rocks as implied in its name. The beach is often chosen by tourist as a place to break their trip as they head to other destinations. White beach is the perfect place to escape civilization and relax if you can survive without a lounger or a toilet.

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Marjan Beach

Situated in close proximity to petroleum development Oman, Marjan beach is a great place to visit for if you're an amateur snorkelling as the coral beds are located very close to the beach; which means you won't have to go too far into the ocean. Mantra ray, clown fish and turtles are some of the sea life you'll see while visiting this beach.

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