Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Muscat

The area's opera and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Muscat. Travelers like the beaches, cafés and dolphin watching in this relaxing and romantic city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Muscat

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Muscat a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Gala Wentworth Golf Club (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Marah Land (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Ras Al Hamra Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Almouj Golf (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • As Sifah Beach (23.5 mi / 37.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Muscat

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, June, May, July and August are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 103°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Muscat

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Muscat is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Qurum Beach (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Qurum Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Muttrah Corniche (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Riyam Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Kalbuh Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Qantab Beach (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Muscat

Fly into Muscat (MCT-Seeb Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Muscat?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 33 vacation rentals near Muscat. From 2 Houses to 17 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Muscat for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Muscat?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Muscat. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Muttrah Souq: 22 vacation rentals
  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque: 23 vacation rentals
  • Royal Opera House Muscat: 22 vacation rentals
  • Qurum Beach: 22 vacation rentals
  • Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex: 23 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Muscat listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Muscat?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2 Houses in Muscat. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Muscat include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 rentals available
  • Studios: 17 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Muscat?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Muscat. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.