Sultanate of Oman: A land of legend.

A blend of the old and the new.

Since time immemorial, the Sultanate of Oman has enthralled travellers with its exquisite landscapes, enduring traditions and proud heritage. It is a country where modernity co-exists with the cherished Omani culture – lending a unique charm to this jewel of the Middle East. The country’s capital, Muscat, is a cosmopolitan city with modern infrastructure, flourishing businesses and high quality of health care and education. Although the official language is Arabic, English is widely spoken. Comprising an area of 309,500 sq km, Oman is bordered by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the Republic of Yemen, the Strait of Hormuz and the Arabian Sea.

How To Get There

By Air

Oman is well connected to all the countries worldwide. Oman Air is the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman. Gulf Air, Emirates, Indian Airlines, Air India, British Airways, Lufthansa, KLM and Swiss Air are some of the major airlines that serve the country.

By Car

Take the road to Qantab and Barr al Jissa. Follow the Sultan Qaboos Highway until Wadi El Kabir and continue to the Qantab Road. Turn right towards Yiti, keep driving for about 800m. till a R/A, go straight for another 2.5km until you reach a second R/A and Turn Left towards Yiti.

Keep driving straight for about 5.5km, take a left road when the road breaks into a V. Go straight and take the 2nd right; follow the signs for Yanket/Al Seifa. Keep driving following As Sifah signage. Once you reach the quiet fishing village of Sifah, continue until you reach a T-junction (just after the local school), turn right and continue straight until you reach the resort entrance.

Download our driving directions to Jebel Sifah Marina.


Don’t feel like driving? Sifawy Boutique Hotel via Sea waterTaxi!

Alternatively, you can arrive at Jebel Sifah by sea, either by our water taxi service or on a private charter. The journey is a spectacular 45 -minute cruise along the coast, through Bandar Khairan, offering breathtaking landscapes. Water Taxi from Muscat to Jebel Sifah is available Thursdays, Friday and Saturday depending on sea and weather conditions, with services in the morning from both Marinas to Jebel Sifah and return services in the afternoon for a hassle-free day out. Return tickets cost 8 OMR for adults and 4 OMR for children. Booking in advance is highly recommended.


Thursday & Sunday

7:30am: Marina Bandar Rowdha to Jebel Sifah
8:30am: Jebel Sifah to Marina Bandar Rowdha
9:30am: Marina Bandar Rowdha to Jebel Sifah
4:00pm: Jebel Sifah to Marina Bandar Rowdha

Friday & Saturday

7:30am: Marina Bandar Rowdha to Al Mouj Marina
8:30am: Al Mouj Marina to Marina Bandar Rowdha
10:00am: Marina Bandar Rowdha to Jebel Sifah
3:30pm: Jebel Sifah to Al Mouj Marina
5:30pm: Al Mouj Marina to Marina Bandar Rowdha

Destination: Jebel Sifah

A tranquil haven of relaxation, Jebel Sifah is located 45km away from downtown Muscat. The scenic destination is fringed by sandy white beaches and turquoise waters of the Arabian Sea, and surrounded by the majestic Hajjar mountain range. The distinctive appeal of Jebel Sifah as a destination lies in it being a beckoning getaway with close proximity to the capital city, accessible in less than an hour’s drive. On your way to Jebel Sifah, you will pass through the peaceful fishing village of Sifah. Beautiful views of the mountains, the sea and its friendly people all make this modest unobtrusive village a wonderful neighbor to have.

Jebel Sifah spreads over an area of 6.2 million square metres. This dramatic mountainous setting will be home to luxurious residences of diverse architecture and style, up to 84 berth marina and marina town, an 18-hole PGA Golf Course, retail venues, restaurants & cafes. Renowned hotels such as Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Angsana Resorts & Spas and, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts are planned along the beach front of Jebel Sifah. They will offer an array of luxurious services which are plentiful and unique, each with its own style of impeccable service, elegant surroundings, recreational amenities and superb dining.