Ras Al Hadd Beach Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRas Al Hadd Beach Hotel
the dinner was no pleasure and also the breakfast.
If you have the chance chose another hotel.
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... of the Gulf of Oman to Ras al-Jinz, located just below the horn of Oman where the Gulf of Oman meets the Arabian Sea. On our drive to the turtles, we stopped for a hike and a swim at Wadi Shab. Wadi Shab is a deep ravine and riverbed where water from the mountains makes it way down to the sea, creating deep aquamarine pools in some areas, while it is almost completely dried up in other areas. We parked at the coast, then a boat transported us a short ...
... in a dug whole on the beach. We were not allowed to talk or to take pictures with flash and also not to appear in front of the turtle. The turtles are very cautious when laying their eggs but once they have started the process of laying the eggs they won't move until finalized. We saw several female turtles laying eggs, covering the whole and the eggs, digging a new whole for fooling potential predators coming for their eggs (impressive with their small ...
... morning for a bit of shopping and a look around, then we came back and went to the club gym at the compound for a bit of a workout (in an attempt to get fit before the big trek -turns out Sarah's much fitter/stronger/better than me!!) and then a nice relaxing swim and a bit of lazing by the pool. The afternoon and evening seem to have dissappeared to chatting and now its again time for bed...
Tomorrow night, turtle ...
... swam in with the camera in a dry bag holding it above the water. Afterwards we stopped in Tiwi for a drink and had a sort of Indian cornish pasty. There were some old men outside and I asked them if I could take their photo. One of them handed me a cup of coffee – it tasted like cardamom. They then invited Wally to have one. We had supper in our ...
... were happy for us to watch, making sure we were standing in the right place so we could see. We then went to the boatyard in Sur and watched the men at work on the big dhows. Truly amazing – they don't work with any plans and the boat is built from the outside in, with the inner timbers put in afterwards, using mostly hand tools. In the afternoon we drove to Ras al Hadd across a lovely plainand collected shells on the beach. Back for an excellent curry in ...