Six Senses Zighy Bay - Luxury Zighy Bay Resort


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Six Senses Zighy Bay

The adventures that start at Zighy Bay, allow you to experience the reviving culture of Oman and the buzz of the United Arab Emirates - traditional and modern adventures that both countries have to offer.


Unique adventure experiences from a creative list of the best we can offer, combining creative tours to suit both the active guest and the guest who prefers to sit back and relax. Take in the scenery and culture that these two countries have to offer.

Six Senses Zighy Bay

Six Senses Zighy Bay is located on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman

Dibba tour

Visit the town of Dibba, taking in local sights and a small fort before heading back to the resort (13.16 km)

Lima Rock

Lima Rock harbours three ultimate dive sites, and is accessible by a 40-minute speedboat ride from the resort's marina. (45 km)

Rock climbing

The perfect introduction to outdoor rock climbing (1.012 km)

Wadi Wurrayah canyoning

Climb and swim through the rocky gorges of Wadi Wurrayah (31.18 km)


Area Highlights

Six Senses Zighy Bay is located on Oman’s northern Musandam Peninsula, a scenic 120-minute journey from Dubai. The setting is quite spectacular, with the dramatic mountains on one side and a 1.6-kilometer sandy beach on the other. The resort gives the feeling of exciting remoteness, yet offers every comfort and easy accessibility.  


How To Get There

Zighy Bay is 120 kilometres, or around a 120-minute’s drive from Dubai International Airport (DXB). In addition to the scenic drive from the top of the mountain overlooking the bay, guests have two other arrival experience choices: Paraglide with our resident professional, or make your entrance by speedboat from a neighbouring bay port. 

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When to Visit

High season is from November to April, at which time we promote outdoor and daytime activities such as hiking, biking, and many more adventures and excursions. During the warmer months from May to September, the property offers a large variety of indoor and evening activities, in addition to whale shark watching from January to March.

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Resort Highlights

Paraglide arrival at Zighy Bay

Paraglide over Zighy Bay

This is an experience not to be missed!

The most exhilarating arrival is as a companion passenger with our resident paragliding professional. Launch from Zighy Mountain thrill to this breathtaking experience as you circle and glide to the bay below!

Marine Life

Diving & Snorkeling

Discover a whole new underwater world

Whether you want to try diving for the first time in your life, a leisurely dive or a dive course, you will be able to see Oman’s most spectacular reefs, rock formations plus a colorful selection of marine life. 


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Shua Shack

Shua Shack Bedouin Dining

Traditional Bedouin underground oven

Join us for this family-style, open-air dining experience set on the beach, with plush settees and a lavish selection of local mezzes, salads and shua-roasted lamb.


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Pool Villa exterior

Villas and Suites

Villas are arranged village-style with sandy laneways that offer guests space and privacy. They have a private sand garden with pool and patio.


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Zighy Pool Villa

Multiple Room Villas and Suites

These stone duplexes invite unwinding in the cool indoors, on your panoramic balcony, or in the shaded living and dining poolside areas.


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The Retreat

Speciality Villas and Suites

Spacious personal environments offering separate living and dining rooms, spa and gym, a wine cellar and kitchen, with emphasis on privacy.


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An exquisite experience  - cannot fault! Could not single only one individual. You clearly operate as the most efficient, effective and personable unit.  



Guest Comments Review: T. Taylor

I have been very impressed at how Eco-friendly you strive to be. How in sync the resort tries to be with the desert environment. I and my family realizes we have to be more eco-friendly. Thank you – It has been excellent!

Guest Comments Review: Asma Moosa

Excellent - Staff outstanding! Quality of site / lodging / F&B. No weak point! That’s Exceptional. 





Guest Comments Review: A. Pourchet

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Recent Reviews:
Trip type:
Total relaxation
5 of 5 stars Sep 16, 2014
An amazing if somewhat breath taking arrival over the mountain bring you into the total relaxation of Zighy bay. We stayed in villa 17 and the sight and sound of... more »
South Coast
Trip type:
Stunning Zighy
5 of 5 stars Sep 15, 2014
We returned from Zighy almost two weeks ago and still have a severe case of the holiday blues! We stayed for ten nights in a pool villa (63) which was... more »
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Trip type:
Amazing place
5 of 5 stars Sep 2, 2014
Incredible surroundings and wonderful hotel. Excellent service (including fantastic someliers). Dinner at Sense on the Edge was exquisite in a unique environment. The diving club was, without any shadow of... more »
jack k a
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Sep 2, 2014
Its a wonderful hotel away from it can't take your car all the way to the hotel. Every house has its own pool, very private beautiful setting. If you... more »
One the best places i have ever visited
5 of 5 stars Sep 1, 2014
The hotel is one place that i would love visiting again and again. One of the most amazing places u can see and the best pool villa i have ever... more »
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Resort Awards

Conde Nast Traveller - The Spa Awards 2014

Winner of the most effective reboot - Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman

World Travel Awards 2012 and 2013

Winner of Oman's Leading Resort - Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman

Winner of Oman's Leading Spa Resort - Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman

Middle East Hotel Awards 2013

Best Hotel - Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman

Best Sustainable Initiative - Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman


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