About the Destination
A nature lovers paradise can be experienced in the town of Mirbat, known as one of the richest historical and cultural spots and fishing destinations in Oman. Discover solitude and local hospitality in this charming coastal area which is located between Jebel Samhan and the Arabian Sea.
Explore the many surprising sides from Mirbat, immersing in the local culture, traditions, and lifestyle. Not-to-be- missed experiences such as Samhan Mountains and Mirbat Public Garden, and the colourful transformation of Darbat Lake during Khareef (monsoon) season. Alila Hinu Bay on the Arabian peninsula lies 87 km from Salalah International Airport, accessible by road from Muscat at 1080 km. Dhofar Governorate history, charm, solitude and local hospitality take centre stage. Indulge in the greenery of Wadi Darbat valleys, discover the city of Mirbat and Shati Ad Damar, visit the ancient Bin Ali’s (Prophet) tomb, the Mirbat Castle along the old merchant houses, the Teeq Cave and Tawi Atair Sinkhole, the cave at Jabal Samhan, visit Khor Rori (the largest natural reserve in Dhofar) and the Sumhuram Archaeological Park, or mesmerise at the unique Wadi Darbat waterfalls.