Six Senses Zighy Bay has designed a festive program this year that promises guests an unforgettable stay, with a wide variety of fun-filled activities for the whole family to enjoy, from adventure activities and spa/wellness treats to tempting gastronomic experiences, all of which have been crafted specifically to embrace the Christmas and New Year celebrations.

With the winter temperature hovering around between 26-29 degrees, the weather is perfect in December for a break at Six Senses Zighy Bay. Guests can enjoy many activities on the ground, in the water and up in the air, including paragliding, mountain biking, dhow cruising, snorkeling, diving and fishing.

The festive week gets underway at the beachside Shua Shack, with a unique family-style Bedouin dining experience under the stars, featuring local specialties including Shuwa, hot and cold mezze, live stations of shawarma, falafel, saj and a wide selection of hot dishes from around the globe.

At the gala dinner on Christmas Eve, slow roasted turkey, wagyu beef and the grill station bring a traditional flavor, while a seafood extravaganza will serve up the best produce from the waters surrounding the lovely resort.

The hotel’s renowned mountain-top restaurant, Sense on the Edge, is hosting a Christmas Gourmet Gala dinner featuring festive specials crafted with flavors from around the world.

Price OMR 70++ per guest and includes a welcome glass of French bubbly.

To welcome the New Year, Six Senses will create a lavish, out-of-the-ordinary party by the resort’s saltwater pool where guests can sample a ‘Global Tastes’ buffet as they party the night away. Children will have their own designated buffet corner.
Price: OMR 154++ per guest and excludes beverages.

House guests looking to bliss out during their stay will be pampered by the experienced wellness team at Six Senses Spa Zighy Bay, where therapeutic treatments range from a Traditional Balinese Detox Massage and Fire Cupping Therapy to The Royal Javanese Back Massage that features the use of hot stones, deep pressure massage and specialist oils.

Children and adults can enjoy activities which embrace and highlight the local culture, from microlight flights, paragliding, excursions to the local town and the historical fort, picturesque cruises, water skiing, fun tubing, rock climbing, Sabatyn 4×4 to the ‘Grand Canyon’ of Musandam and other tours which make the most of the resort’s unique surrounding natural landscape.

Meanwhile, parents wanting a little private time can take their children (ages 4 to 11) to the Chaica’s Club where they can enjoy supervised baking, arts & crafts and creating Christmas tree decorations. Energetic teenagers have their own Al-Feetean’s Club where they can participate in many land and water sports.

Six Senses Zighy Bay has been named among the Middle East’s ‘Top Four Resorts by readers of luxury travel bible, Conde Nast Traveler in its 2017 Readers Choice Award. Now in its 30th year, the awards are based on the ratings submitted by more than 300,000 readers covering more than 7,000 hotels and resorts in 610 cities.

For more information on Six Senses Zighy Bay and assistance with bookings, please visit, email reservations- or call +968 26735558.

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