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List of things to do in Salalah Oman – Splendid vacations

Salalah- the second largest city in Oman is a beautiful destination with many attractions to explore. Tourists, in thousands, head to this city during the Khareef season to view the many other natural and man-made wonders. Here are some of them for you to explore.


Join the Salalah Festival

You can try out this awesome experience only if you travel to Salalah from July to September. During this period, the city experiences a lot of rain and as a result of this, the city becomes all green. Omanis celebrate this sign of prosperity by conducting cultural and traditional events and this attracts tourists from all around the world.


Enjoy their hospitality and luxury

The best way you can have this experience is by choosing a resort the likes of Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara for your stay. While being pampered, you can also enjoy traditional Omani cuisine and engage in many other recreational experiences. Be it a short stay or a long one, the hospitality they offer is unparalleled.


Head to the Al Mughsail Beach

With white sands and clear waters, Al Mughsail Beach is one of the must-visit places in Salalah. The beach is surrounded by a range of green mountains, and they indeed create a picture-perfect view to entertain the guests.


Try a coconut drink

In Salalah, you can come across many fruit huts, and some of them sell the coconut drink. They serve this in a coconut shell, and this experience is truly a refreshing one. Try the other fresh juices sold by the fruit huts too that are mostly located on the beaches of the city.


Visit the Sultan Qaboos Mosque

You don't need to travel far to find this architectural wonder in Salalah, because it's located right in the city center. This is also one of the most visited Oman attractions known for its artistic interior and exterior. The interior wonders include massive lanterns and green rugged floors and they are all considered as great pieces of work representing the true Omani architecture.


Explore the Al Balid Archeological Site

This is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Oman. Although it's in ruins today, this has been an ancient city in Salalah. Tourists love to take guided tours on this site because there's so much to know about its history.


Adore the Taqah Castle

The Dhofar region has many castles, but the Taqah Castle is indeed one of the most beautiful out of them. Yes, from this ancient castle, one can watch beautiful sunsets in the evening, but there's so much more to do here. The castle, today, is a museum that houses many exhibits and they showcase how the local lives of Omanis were back then. You can come across many weapons and tools used by them and if you take a guided tour to this attraction, you may also be able to listen to the story of this castle as well.