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Stopovers 2021-02-16T12:38:15+02:00

Grand forts, exquisite palaces, mystical souqs…undulating dunes, fresh water wadis, breathtaking mountainous regions…. miles upon miles of unspoilt sandy beaches…. the Sultanate of Oman has an abundance of hidden treasures.

Bordered by the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea, the Sultanate of Oman has a total area of approximately 309,500 km2, making it the third largest country in the Arabian Peninsular. Oman’s tropical climate is subject to seasonal changes; from October to April the weather offers an average temperature of 23 degrees Celsius. Combine the Sultanate’s warm seas, incredible landscapes and welcoming people and you can see why tourists are captivated by the country’s authentic charm.

Racing against the finest sailors in the Diam class, EFG Sailing Arabia- The Tour provides you with an opportunity to immerse in another culture, whilst embracing world-renowned Omani hospitality.

The 2021 stopovers

At each stopover a cultural and tourism programme is designed to provide a unique insight into the heritage of the region.

A vibrant port city and historic trading centre that still builds wooden dhows and people that have a deep-rooted love for the ocean. Elegant and atmospheric, it boasts an attractive corniche, forts and pristine beaches.
 

Home of the Sultanate’s premiere lifestyle destination, with striking oceanside views, beautiful beach and a vibrant 400-berth marina. The world class marina is a popular hub for tours, water-sports, dolphin and whale sharks watching, boat Rentals as well as scuba diving and snorkelling.
 
A coastal town that is located in northern region of Oman overseeing the Gulf of Oman and the famous Al Hajar Mountains. It is a one-hour drive away from the capital. It enjoys housing the four-star waterfront Millennium Resort Mussanah which witnessed hosting the 2nd Asian Beach Games in 2010 followed by a series of Olympic sailing qualifiers and championships ever since.
 

Located at the heart of old Muscat with a magnificent mountain backdrop, Marina Bandar Al Rowdha is an established cruising destination close to the historical landmarks and the hidden beauty of the Sultanate. From here, yachts and powerboats set sail for fishing, dolphins watching and holiday tours.