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Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Muscat

The area's opera and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Muscat. Travellers especially like the beaches, cafes and dolphin watching in this relaxing and romantic city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Muscat

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Muscat a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Gala Wentworth Golf Club (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Marah Land (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Ras Al Hamra Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Almouj Golf (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • As Sifah Beach (23.5 mi / 37.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Muscat

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, June, May, July and August are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 39°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Muscat

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Muscat is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Qurum Beach (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Qurum Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Muttrah Corniche (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Riyam Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Kalbuh Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Qantab Beach (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Muscat

Fly into Muscat (MCT-Seeb Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Muscat?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 34 vacation rentals near Muscat. From 16 flats & apartments to 14 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Muscat for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Muscat?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Muscat. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque: 27 vacation rentals
  • Muttrah Souq: 23 vacation rentals
  • Sultan's Armed Forces Museum: 23 vacation rentals
  • Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace: 24 vacation rentals
  • Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex: 26 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Muscat listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Muscat?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 16 Flats in Muscat. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Muscat include:

  • Houses: 14 rentals available
  • Villas: 11 rentals available
  • Studios: 16 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Muscat?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Muscat. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.