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Eco Resort Oman | Six Senses Zighy Bay Introduces Eco-vehicles

Six Senses Zighy Bay Introduces Eco-vehicles

MUSANDAM, Oman – January 4, 2017 – Sustainability lives at the heart of the Six Senses brand and is an integral part of the resort’s DNA at Six Senses Zighy Bay. In its role as an eco-advocate, the resort has purchased its own fleet of seven Nissan Pathfinder SV 4WD Hybrid vehicles, which will transport guests to the resort and take them for out-of-the-ordinary drive experiences in the surrounding region.

Some of the activities incorporating the new fleet of vehicles include:

  • Guest transfers between the border and the resort, giving guests an exhilarating off-road approach to Zighy Six Senses Zighy Bay.
  • Hajar Mountain excursions to Sabatyn plateau, where guests can opt for the stunning sunrise experience with breakfast, the midday trip with a picnic lunch or at dusk to enjoy the sunset with refreshments and canapes.
  • Excursions to Dibba town to visit the Six Senses farm, the old fort and traditional fishing market.
  • Guest transfers to some of the exciting activities offered to guests such as to the marina before setting sail on the classic Dhahab yacht cruise, exhilarating paragliding from the mountaintop and an exceptional dining experience at Sense On The Edge high above the resort’s bay. 

General Manager Aaron McGrath said, “Until now, we’ve been using vehicles from a partner over which we have no real control of their environmental credentials; something which is incredibly important to our sustainability initiatives. We reviewed the vehicles available in our market and concluded that the Pathfinder SV 4WD Hybrid would be best suited to Six Senses Zighy Bay. 

“We took in to consideration the various uses we would have for the vehicles and what we’d be asking of them in terms of off-road and on-road capabilities, comfort requirements, and of course their ability to help us reduce our carbon footprint. With its 2.5l supercharged 4-cylinder petrol engine, combined with an electric motor, its fuel efficiency is rated as 24 percent better than a conventional mid-sized SUV, so we feel we’re on the right path with our choice.”

With Six Senses Zighy Bay’s combined and customized activities on the ground, in the water and up in the air, there is no better place to suit both active guests and those who prefer to sit back, relax and take it a little easier on their holidays. Popular activities embracing the natural wonders of the area include paragliding, mountain biking, dhow cruising, snorkeling, diving and fishing – each experience promises an unforgettable adventure.

For more information about Six Senses Zighy Bay and assistance with bookings, please visit www.sixsenses.com/resorts/zighy-bay/accommodation/villas-and-suites or email reservations-zighy@sixsenses.com or call +968 26735558.

Introducing new fleet of sustainable vehicles
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Six Senses Zighy Bay - Rugged beauty of Sabatyn plateau, to be enjoyed from the comfort of new off-road hybrid fleet
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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, tranquillity, fitness and health with ancient and modern holistic treatments from expert in-house and visiting practitioners.

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas operates 11 resorts and 30 spas in 20 countries under the brand names Six Senses, Evason and Six Senses Spas.

Six Senses resorts are set in locations of incredible natural beauty that will stop you in your tracks, and an uncompromising level of service that will stay with you long after you’ve left. Each property has a distinctive personality, but shares a commitment to community, sustainability, wellness and design. This award-winning approach extends to new openings, including the urban concept premiering in New York in 2019.  
Six Senses Spas incorporate local healing traditions with holistic rejuvenation treatments administered under the guidance of expert therapists and visiting practitioners. They constantly explore and rethink the typical spa model to offer pioneering wellness, not only in all resort spas, but also in standalone spas in prestigious hotels and premier class lounges.
Evason properties continue the philosophy to protect their natural environments and cultures. Family friendly, these properties also provide a strong value focus, while offering a vast array of personal guest experiences.

For further information, please contact:

Nurhayati Mohamad
Marketing Communications Manager
Six Senses Zighy Bay
+968 2673 5888
+968 9719 0123

Benjawan Sudhikam (Ms.) 
Director of Public Relations & Communications
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
T +66 2 631 9781
M +66 8 181 38234


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