Set on 200 acres of private beach and gardens, with mountains in the backdrop, this is one of the most picturesque places to stay at close to Muscat. Must see attractions nearby include Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Bait Al Zubair Museum and Al Alam Palace, and for some shopping head to Muttrah Souk. And if you are more of a water baby, you will be thrilled with the complimentary water sports which include snorkeling, sailing, and windsurfing. The four restaurants on-site serve everything from authentic Omani to Asian and French cuisine. The Tennis Club includes a fitness center, sauna, steam room, and features personal trainers and complimentary loaded ipods for guests. This five star property also include a 50 meter infinity pool, and four lagoon pools. The sprawling Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel makes it possible the entire family to enjoy a memorable vacation.