Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Muscat

The area's opera and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Muscat. Travelers like the beaches, cafés and dolphin watching in this relaxing and romantic city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Muscat a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation around the weather, June, May, July and August are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 103°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 center:

  • 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 center.

Where to stay around Muscat, OM?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 22 vacation rentals near Muscat. From 15 Condos/Apartments to 3 Villas, 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.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Muscat?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 15 Condos/Apartments in Muscat. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Muscat include:

  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 15 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Muscat?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Muscat. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.