A 5-star modern resort has opened in Salalah, providing a huge boost to the country’s ever-improving tourism offering.

The 285-key property, which is also primed for events with a 1,000 capacity ballroom, is located 15-minutes from the airport, a short walk from the new Salalah Grand Mall, Al-Mughsail Beach and nearby Al Sen Mountain, plus tourist attractions such as Old Luban Souq, Lost City of Ubar, Al-Balid Archaeological Park and Al Haffa Old Souk.

Accommodation comprises rooms and suites, high-end serviced apartments, chalets and villas while facilities include a lazy river wrapped around the exterior of the resort, river pool and gardens, children’s playground and spa complex.

Millennium Resort Salalah offers a choice of four restaurants and cafes, including Sky Grill Restaurant, serving traditional Omani cuisine and rooftop panoramic views of the nearby mountains and coast below. Other resort dining options are all-day dining restaurant Taybat, serving international fare in an expansive space with indoor and outdoor seating, seafood restaurant Bahriyat and the comfortable Zest Café for coffee and lighter dining.

Kevork Deldelian Chief Operating Officer, Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA comments; “We are delighted to launch our fourth property in Oman – an increasingly ‘hot’ travel destination for the MENA region. We look forward to welcoming guests to a resort offering international hospitality standards with a touch of that famous Omani hospitality. This is a key destination for the group and we are confident it will be a huge success.”

Elias El-Khoury, General Manager of Millennium Resort Salalah says, “Salalah is a city of historic attractions, with a colourful past, alluring present and a promising future. We look forward to warmly welcoming guests and delivering the highest standards of service. As a team, we are committed to creating an environment, which allows our guests to feel totally at home. We are proud of our resort which can offer a range of experiences, from total tranquility to exciting adventures.”

Millennium Hotels & Resorts currently operates 35 hotels, with 40 more hotels in the pipeline across the region.