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Musandam Cruise | Six Senses Zighy Bay Musandam Boat Voyage

All Aboard! Six Senses Zighy Bay offers Private Musandam Boat Voyages

MUSANDAM, Oman - July 23, 2018 - Six Senses Zighy Bay is renowned for its out-of-the-ordinary escapades, and the Dhahab– meaning gold in Arabic - is a singular experience designed for the ultimate sea-hotel adventure. is a singular experience designed for the ultimate sea-hotel adventure. The beautifully-designed 90-foot (27.5-meter) vessel features one stateroom and two cabins with private bath facilities and can accommodate six people.

Cruise through the Gulf of Oman and discover the waterways of Musandam with close friends and family aboard a traditional, hand-crafted Omani dhow. The dhow, once used to take epic voyages across the high seas for trade, today creates an unforgettable journey that takes guests to an undiscovered side of Oman. Watch the sunset flicker off the Musandam fjords, over azure waters of some of the world’s most famous diving sites and overlooking the dramatic Hajar Mountains; this is perfect way to begin a remarkable cruise experience in congenial company.

While gliding along the glistening waters of Haffa, Sanat, Lima, Khor Kabahl and Khor Habaleen, guests will enjoy the arresting beauty of the underwater world with tailor-made dive experiences for novices and experts alike. Those who prefer above-water activities can tour the fjords in a speedboat, kayak (both single and twin), snorkel, hand-line fish, or perfect their water-skiing skills. Inside the Dhahab, there’s a wide selection of games and a relaxing private lounge to watch movies on demand awaiting. At night, the daybeds on the upper deck and the captain’s deck provide the most picturesque platform for stargazing.

The Dhahab’s three-day itinerary starts with a cruise to Haffa and Sanat bays. On day one, the GEM (Guest Experience Maker) will recite ancient folklore tales while guests discover the myth of the dinosaur footprint. Leaving Sanat, the cruise continues along Lima Bay to anchor in Khor Kabahl for lunch where a leisurely afternoon is spent swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, fishing or taking a speedboat tour along the majestic fjords.

On their second day, guests wake up to sun salutations during a morning yoga session on the upper deck. They can book a bespoke dive experience, for both beginners and advanced divers alike, to explore the colorful coral and sea creatures. Massage is also available aboard the dhow by a seasoned Six Senses Spa therapist. On their last day aboard this hand-crafted boat, Dhahab will depart for Khor Habaleen bay, passing quaint fishing villages, which seem almost frozen in the past. Guests can learn about local culinary traditions with a cooking class on-board, or relax over a gourmet lunch before cruising back to Zighy Marina at Six Senses Zighy Bay.

This fantastic cruise experience would not be complete without enjoying the sumptuous meals aboard, designed by the Dhahab’s Chef De Cuisine who can also customize meals to individual requests or special dietary requirements. In line with Eat With Six Senses philosophy, meals are prepared from fresh organic ingredients and include both international and local fare, as well as the catch of the day. Morning and afternoon snacks are always available.

The three-day/two-night tailored itinerary is priced at USD 22,000 and inclusive of all meals and soft beverages. To book this out of-the-ordinary experience, please email reservations-zighy@sixsenses.com or call +968 2673 5555. Valid until December 20, 2018.


Six Senses Zighy Bay’s Dhahab cruises through the Gulf of Oman.
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Spacious lounge seating on Six Senses Zighy Bay’s Dhahab provides ample room to relax and entertain.
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Those who prefer water activities can enjoy kayaking or snorkeling aboard Six Senses Zighy Bay’s private Dhahab.
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About Six Senses Zighy Bay
Six Senses Zighy Bay is located on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman. The setting of 82 village-inspired pool villas is a spectacular bay, guarded by the dramatic Hajar Mountains and private sandy beach.

Guests have a diverse selection of memorable dining experiences from Sense on the Edge, a contemporary fine dining with spectacular views, to regional specialties at the Shua Shack and Spice Market, a Wine Cellar, a Wine Tower or Dining Beyond the Bay at one of the private sandbank. For a change of pace, in-villa dining is an intimate and most enjoyable experience, which GEMs (guest experience makers) will be pleased to arrange.

Adventures start with an adrenaline-charged paraglide arrival into Zighy Bay which provides guests with a birds-eye view of the resort’s dramatic setting and breathtaking scenery. Dhow cruises, trekking, mountain biking, rock climbing and customized tours await active guests and those who prefer to sit back and relax, they can take in the rich and vibrant culture of the destination at their own pace.

Six Senses Spa Zighy Bay is a refuge for mind and body, a sanctuary of ultimate well-being committed to delivering integrated wellness experiences. The spa combines peace, tranquility, fitness and health with ancient and modern holistic treatments from expert in-house and visiting practitioners.

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas operates 16 hotels and resorts and 31 spas in 21 countries under the brand names Six Senses, Evason and Six Senses Spas. The portfolio will triple over the next five years with resort, hotel and spa openings underway in Austria, Bhutan, Brazil, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Israel, St. Kitts and Nevis, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand and the United States.

Six Senses properties share a leadership commitment to community, sustainability, wellness and design, infused with a touch of quirkiness. Whether an exquisite island resort, mountain retreat or urban hotel, the enduring purpose is to help people reconnect with themselves, others and the world around them.

Six Senses Spas offers a wide range of holistic wellness, rejuvenation and beauty treatments administered under the guidance of expert therapists in all resorts as well as at 16 additional standalone spas. The high-tech and high-touch approach guides guests on their personal path to well-being, taking them as deep as they want to go.

Evason follows the Six Senses philosophy of uncompromised responsibility to sustainability and the community. Its two unique resorts provide a strong value focus, while offering a vast array of personal guest experiences that the whole family will love.

For further information, please contact:

Nikhil Mohan
Marketing Communications Manager                  
Six Senses Zighy Bay
T +968 2673 5888
M +968 9719 0123
E pr-zighy@sixsenses.com

Benjawan Sudhikam (Ms.)
Director of Public Relations
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas                         
T +66 2 631 9781
M +66 8 181 38234
E ben@sixsenses.com


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