Eid holidays in Oman offer an exceptional opportunity to immerse yourself in a unique blend of traditional celebrations and modern attractions. Whether you’re seeking the tranquility of serene landscapes, the thrill of adventurous activities, or the richness of cultural experiences, Oman has it all. 

From exploring the majestic Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and shopping at vibrant souks in Muscat to enjoying water sports and luxurious beach resorts in Salalah, spending Eid in Oman promises unforgettable memories for all.

Let’s discover must-visit attractions during Eid in Oman 2024, the best places and activities that promise unforgettable memories.

Things To Do During Eid Al Adha In Oman – Best Places To Visit

Before we start, you should know that in June, Oman’s weather is hot and dry. Muscat’s temperatures range from 30°C to 40°C (86°F to 104°F), while Salalah’s are milder at 25°C to 35°C (77°F to 95°F) due to its coastal location. Visitors should expect sunny days and stay hydrated, especially in Muscat.

Discover Oman

Muscat City Tour

Discover the charm of Muscat with the Muscat City Tour! Wander through the lively Muttrah Souk, filled with spices and local treasures. Explore the fascinating Bait Al Zubair Museum, showcasing Oman’s vibrant history. Marvel at the majestic Grand Mosque, a symbol of the city’s spiritual heritage. Get ready to be captivated by the sights and sounds of Muscat on this unforgettable journey! 

Want to add a touch of magic? Opt for the night tour to experience these incredible sights illuminated under the starry sky, adding an extra layer of enchantment to your Muscat adventure!

Salalah Sightseeing Tour

Embark on a thrilling adventure through Salalah with the Salalah City Tour! Explore the majestic Sultan Qaboos Mosque and soak in the spiritual atmosphere. Wander through the lush Garden Farms, surrounded by nature’s beauty. Dive into history at the Al Baleed UNESCO World Heritage site and the Museum of the Frankincense Land.

Experience the vibrant energy of Al Haffa Souq before marveling at the grandeur of Al Husn Palace. Pay your respects at the Nabi Imran Tomb and wrap up your day with some leisurely shopping at Salalah Gardens Mall. Get ready for an unforgettable journey through Salalah’s most iconic landmarks!

East and West Dhofar

Embark on an enchanting journey through the contrasting landscapes of Dhofar with the East and West of Dhofar tour in Salalah! Explore the rugged beauty of the eastern region, where lush greenery and cascading waterfalls await. Marvel at the ancient ruins and historical sites of Oman’s rich heritage. Then, venture to the western coast, where pristine beaches stretch along the turquoise waters of the Arabian Sea. 

Each area, the East and the West, is also available as a separate tour HERE, allowing you to delve deeper into the unique charm of each region at your own pace. These tours promise an unforgettable adventure through one of Oman’s most captivating regions. 

Cultural Experiences 

Experience the rich culture of Oman through villages tour, where you’ll explore heritage, history, and natural beauty. Wander through charming villages surrounded by stunning landscapes, discovering ancient traditions and warm hospitality along the way. From historic forts to vibrant markets, each village offers a unique glimpse into Omani life, providing an unforgettable journey of exploration and connection.

Explore Family-Friendly Attractions

Oman Children’s Museum

The Oman Children’s Museum in Muscat is a fun place for kids to learn and play. It’s full of interactive exhibits and activities that teach them about science, culture, and more. From pretending to shop in a store to experimenting in a lab, there’s always something exciting to discover. It’s a great place for kids to have fun while learning new things!

The Wave Muscat

The Wave Muscat is a beautiful waterfront community in Oman, offering a mix of luxury homes, leisure spots, and a friendly atmosphere. Situated along the Gulf of Oman, it provides a range of living options, from modern apartments to spacious villas. With its beaches, green spaces, golf course, and marina, there’s plenty to enjoy. Whether it’s a stroll by the water, dining out, or water sports, The Wave Muscat has something for everyone to enjoy.

Snow Oman

At Snow Oman in Muscat, you can experience the thrill of skiing and snowboarding while also meeting adorable King and Gentoo penguins up close! This unique indoor snow park offers a one-of-a-kind adventure for all ages. Whether you’re seeking an adrenaline rush or simply want to escape the heat, Snow Oman promises a unique and unforgettable adventure right in the heart of Muscat.

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Socca Tour in Nizwa 2024

Celebrate Eid al-Adha with the exciting Socca Tour in Nizwa! From the 2nd to the 5th day of Eid, Nizwa Souq will host Oman’s largest football tournament. Organized by the Sports Industry Company, the event allows each team to register up to 15 players and 5 administrators. The first-place team wins 1000 rials and advances to the Sultanate finals, where the top prize is 3000 rials. Registration costs 250 rials per team, so sign up quickly and join the fun!

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Embark On Adventures

Wadi Shab

Explore the beautiful beachfront of Shatti Al-Qurum and relax by the sea. Then, head to the scenic Wadi Shab Resort for stunning mountain views and cool swimming spots. Experience the traditional Village of Finns and its local culture. Finally, marvel at the impressive Bimah Sinkhole, perfect for a refreshing dip or some memorable photos. This private tour offers a glimpse into the beauty and charm of South Muscat that you won’t forget!

Safari Tours

Unfold the mysteries and beauty of Salalah with Jebel Safari Tour East and West! Traverse Salalah’s mountains and discover key attractions for breathtaking views and unforgettable journey. 

Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve

Welcome to Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve! This special place in Oman is famous for its green turtles. You can join guided tours to watch these amazing creatures as they come ashore to lay their eggs. At night, you’ll see baby turtles making their way to the sea. It’s a unique experience for both kids and adults. 

Dhow Cruise

Set sail on a serene adventure within the golden hour aboard the Muscat Dhow Cruise. Glide along Muscat’s picturesque coastline on a traditional Omani dhow, taking in breathtaking views of the Twin Portuguese Forts as the sun sets over the horizon. It’s the perfect moment to unwind and soak in the beauty of Muscat’s coastal charm, making memories that will last a lifetime.

Dolphin Cruise

Hop aboard the Muscat Dolphin Cruise for an incredible journey on the Arabian Sea! Sail along Muscat’s coastline and watch in wonder as playful dolphins leap and swim alongside the boat. With 21 different dolphin and whale species possibly making an appearance, including majestic humpbacks and blue whales, every moment is filled with excitement. Plus, a cetacean specialist is there to share fascinating facts about these amazing marine creatures. Whether you’re a nature lover or just looking for a peaceful day at sea, the Muscat Dolphin Cruise is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Relax and Unwind

If you prefer a more relaxed celebration, Oman has plenty of spots where you can simply unwind. Oman’s coastline is dotted with beautiful beaches like Qurum Beach, Al Mughsail, and Al Bustan Beach. They are perfect for a picnic, a swim, or just lounging in the sun.

Visit Waterparks

Al Mouj Muscat

Known for its vibrant atmosphere, Al Mouj offers an array of water-based activities. Kids can splash around in the kiddie pools while adults enjoy the larger slides and wave pools.

Marah Land

Located in Qurum, Marah Land features water slides, lazy rivers, and play areas for children. It’s a great place for the whole family to cool off and have a blast.

Aqua Fun

In Muscat, this floating water park provides an exhilarating experience with inflatables and obstacles on the water.

Hawana Aqua Park

Located in Salalah, it’s the largest waterpark in Oman, offering a variety of slides, a wave pool, and a lazy river, perfect for cooling off and having fun.

Resorts and Hotels: 

In Muscat

Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Nestled between the Al Hajar Mountains and the Sea of Oman, this luxurious resort offers a unique blend of modernity and tradition.

You can enjoy various water sports such as kayaking and paddleboarding, play tennis, explore snorkeling sites, and take cultural tours around Muscat. Guests can also unwind at the luxurious spa, featuring indigenous treatments and a private beach.

Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort

Perched on the Saiq Plateau, this resort is one of the highest luxury resorts in the world, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

Engage in adventurous activities like hiking and mountain biking, participate in cooking classes to learn Omani cuisine, stargaze at the resort’s viewing platform, and relax by the infinity pool that overlooks the canyon.

Six Senses Zighy Bay

Located on Dibba, this resort is accessible by a scenic drive.

Experience the thrill of paragliding, explore underwater life through scuba diving, enjoy dhow cruises, and relax in private pool villas. The resort also offers comprehensive spa treatments for ultimate relaxation.

The Chedi Muscat

An architectural masterpiece combining traditional Omani elements with contemporary design, situated along the beach.

Participate in yoga and fitness classes, take city tours to explore Muscat’s rich culture, indulge in fine dining at the resort’s restaurants, and relax at the award-winning spa and beachfront.

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

A family-friendly resort located in a secluded bay, featuring three hotels: Al Waha, Al Bandar, and Al Husn.

Watch dolphins, go kayaking, enjoy sailing, float along the lazy river, dine at multiple restaurants, and engage children with activities at the kids’ club. The resort offers a blend of relaxation and adventure for all ages.

In Salalah

Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara

This beachfront resort is set amidst lush gardens and offers direct access to a pristine beach.

Partake in water sports like paddleboarding and kayaking, ride camels along the beach, embark on cultural excursions to nearby heritage sites, practice beach yoga, and unwind at the luxury spa with wellness treatments.

Hilton Salalah Resort

Positioned along the shores of the Arabian Sea, this resort blends modern comforts with traditional Omani hospitality.

Dive and snorkel in the clear waters, go on desert safaris, take guided city tours, and enjoy the resort’s oceanfront location with multiple dining options. The resort’s lush gardens provide a serene environment for relaxation.

Salalah Rotana Resort

A scenic waterfront resort offering spacious rooms and comprehensive amenities for a relaxing stay.

Engage in water sports such as jet skiing and snorkeling, go on fishing trips, participate in fitness classes, and entertain children with activities at the kids’ club. The resort’s elegant rooms and extensive dining options ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

Fanar Hotel & Residences

A vibrant resort with a private beach and marina, offering modern accommodations and a variety of recreational facilities.

Enjoy various water activities, play beach volleyball, go on excursions to local attractions, and relax with spa treatments. The resort’s private beach and marina provide a picturesque setting for a memorable holiday.