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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Arabian Sea Villas Salalah
Travel Blogs from Salalah
... A heavy lunch which pretty much concluded the activities of the day: snoozing, movies on tv, room service, snoozing. 'Stranger than Fiction' with Emma Thompson, and 'Roosevelt' with Bill Murray. Both quite good.
Lessons learned: good to leave the ship, Salalah hasn't a lot to offer the tourists, but has a charm nonetheless, hanging around in the cabin is easy and unsatisfying, NEVER get room service ...
... as impressive as some we have seen in other places, they were "blowing" and the scenery there was lovely -- mountains, beautiful beaches, cliffs and caves. While there we saw a huge flock of sheep (probably a couple hundred) being driven by two herdsmen across the flank of the mountain.
Our final stop was to see frankincense trees up close. The best trees grow further away from the coast, but Hassan took us to a place where we could walk up to a couple of trees. ...
... and asked if I had seen the pirate ship. I look around and could see the excitement tinged with panic so I decided to play along. No I haven't seen anything pirate like. She looked at with me with a mixture of contempt and pity and proceeded to point out to some nondescript patch of sea. Eventually I could see a small boat zipping through the water, and that was it apparently, a scout ship as I was reliably informed. Nowhere near as ...
Having spent two days at sea we had time to sit back relax and catch up on the washing, went to the shop to buy some powder to be told they had sold out and were waiting for some more to arrive, how's it getting here by helicopter I asked only to be told that they hoped to have some at the Suez Canal which didn't help us with a shed load of washing. I went and had a word with our cabin ...
... buried alongside the Pharaohs at Giza. Known as ‘Giza Job’!!
Unfortunately all tours for Salalah were completely sold out. This left us no option but to take the free shuttle bus to the port gate and check out the taxis. During our research prior to embarkation Roisin read that the taxis now have their own stand, ticket counter, washrooms, coffee shop and shaded waiting area offering passengers and crew of visiting vessels ...