The luxurious Marriott Resort is located in an idyllic spot on the shores of Salalah Cove, at the foot of Jebel Samhan.
The spacious and well appointed 237 rooms, suites and beach chalets are spread over three floors offering a mountain or sea view. All feature modern amenities expected from a 5* hotel. Facilities include a swimming pool, a variety of restaurants and bars, a children’s playground, a tennis court, nearby nature and mountain bike trails and a Chavana Spa. An ideal choice for holidaymakers looking to relax, dive or explore the spectacular Dhofar region.
The resort is located 80 kilometres from Salalah International Airport.
Extra Divers Mirbat
Extra Divers (SSI and PADI affiliated) operate the on-site dive centre at the Mirbat Marriott Resort. The underwater scenery is dramatic, with hard corals housing plenty of critters and regular sightings of octopus, tuna turtles and eagle rays. Divers will enjoy the small house reef, but most diving begins from the shore after a short road transfer.
is featured in the following itinerary:
Untouched reefs, whales and wrecks await pioneering divers on this unique dive safari, as the Saman Explorer heads to the Hallaniyat Islands in southern Oman for a week of discovery.
When to go: Dec-May
Duration inc. flights: 10 days
Price inc. flights: From £2,450 pp
Trip type: LiveaboardGroup
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Salalah is situated over around 950 kilometres south of Muscat and offers an invigorating lush temperate climate in stark contrast to the rest of the country, as well as relatively untouched dive sites. Salalah is also the starting point for trips to the Hallaniyat Islands.
Ideal for viewing: common octopus, giant grouper, common cuttlefish, common dolphin, humpback whale
Excellent for: Liveaboard diving
Untouched and undiscovered, the Hallaniyat Islands are home to pristine corals, humpback whales and wrecks. The area is relatively new to divers, you can expect anything! The islands are reached only by liveaboard and in season from November to May.
Ideal for viewing: humpback whale, giant grouper, giant oceanic manta ray, honeycomb moray eel, common dolphin