Spa and fitness: The hotel’s state-of-the-art gym, sauna and steam room will soon be joined by a Six Senses Spa, estimated to open at the end of 2012.

Kids club: The Ritz Kids club introduces young guests to the natural wonders of Oman through a variety of hands-on ad- ventures.

Pool and beach: Al Bustan’s half-mile private beach is the longest in Oman, and its five outdoor pools include a stunning 165-foot infinity pool.

Conferences and events: With 16 meeting spaces, video con- ferencing facilities and The Oman Auditorium—which regularly hosts the Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra—the hotel is well equipped to host international events and symposiums.