Hamiltan Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from Salalah
... 200 km and we stopped every 100 km at a gas station to let the tires cool down. the temperature was around 50 degrees. Around 800 km the temperature reduces, as we near Salalah. The moment you cross the border, there is fog everywhere , and its really cold. Its amazing,greenery everywhere. we went to a lot of beaches , the most beautiful beach and the one i loved was the Mugsail beach near that there is Marneef cave. It was spectacular. other tourist spots were Hot ...
Today we docked in our second port in Oman, Salalah. The port is the biggest in the country and under the old Sultan this was also the capital. We are about 25 kms outside the town and we have taken a good look at all the information about the sights and we are undecided about what we are going to do. We breakfast and debate the possibilities, then get chatting to some people we met earlier in the cruise. I doubt we will ever meet more ...
... them outside a souk!! Many travellers were getting straight back on the shuttle bus to the ship and, like us, decided to spend the day on board, soaking up the sun and good weather.
As we arrived back at the quay to reboard the Lirica, we bumped in to 3 of the Irish contingent who we first met during our life jacket muster station exercise.
"I wouldn’t bother going to the port gate." I announced to the lady who was nearest to ...
Sunny and 86 degrees is the weather forecast as we dock in our first stop in the country of Oman. It is a surprising country with beautiful ocean beaches, deserts and lush green mountains. Home to about 2.7million people it is a relatively modern country. The current sultan, Sultan Qaboos bin Said, was born in Salalah and since rising to the throne in the 1970s has transformed Oman into a modern country with schools, hospitals, roads etc. Before he assumed the ...
I have come to realize that we do so much on this program I can't possibly post about all of it on my blog. I will try to capture what we're doing as much as possible and describe what I'm experiencing, but I'm not going to be able to talk about every day or every amazing thing that happened. Talk to me in person or when I get back and I will be delighted to tell you endless stories. (actually, it will probably be really annoying. I probably won't stop talking for about ...
Other places to stay in Salalah
Al Khandaq St, Salalah | 5 star hotelfrom $143
Sultan Qaboos St, Po Box 699, Salalah | 5 star hotelfrom $123
PO Box 427, Salalah | Hotelfrom $77
Sultan Qaboos Hospital Road, Salalah | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Mirbat Beach, Salalah | 5 star hotelfrom $129
Salalah Beach Marina, Salalah | 5 star hotelfrom $125