Six Senses Zighy Bay offers many activities

Lifestyle Tuesday 20/February/2018 15:38 PM
By: Times News Service
Six Senses Zighy Bay offers many activities

Discover the unbeaten track and wild nature of Oman’s jewel, Zighy Bay. From the rugged mountains of Al Hajar, the calm azure waters of the Musandam fjords to the scenic descent on to the mile-long white sandy beach, Six Senses Zighy Bay is the ideal resort to plan out-of-the-ordinary land, air and sea activities of the Musandam peninsula’s undisclosed bay. Six Senses Zighy Bay has prepared a series of experiences that makes the Musandam Peninsula a world-class destination.

Land explorers
Guests can go on a Sabatyn 4X4 excursion and watch the sun sink over the Grand Canyon of Musandam. Explore the rugged beauty of the Sabatyn plateau from the comfort of the resort’s air-conditioned andeco-friendly off-road fleet. Take an easy trek through the timeless village of Sabatyn, which stretches along the mountainside with wonderful views to Wadi Al Bih. You’ll pass a wealth of petroglyphs (rock carvings), stone towers and ancient houses from a vantage point of almost 4,000 feet above sea level. This scenic one-hour drive can be done in the morning to include a picnic lunch, or during dusk to toast the majestic sunset over the mountains with a glass of refreshments and selection of canapés.

Riders and Bikers will love the mountain-bike experience where they have a chance to reconnect with nature and ride their way down the rugged terrain of Oman’s Al Hajar mountains on an adrenaline-fuelled adventure. Six Senses Zighy Bay will be able to provide their residents with their special mountain bicycles and equipment for maximum enjoyment.

Climbers and hikers can scale their way up through the cracks and crevices of some safe and challenging climbs, while learning thelatest climbing techniques, tricks, knots and belaying.Those who want to enjoy the simplicity of Zighy Bay’s surroundings can become nomads for the day and roam the tracks and trails of Smugglers Bay. This trek follows the natural pathways of the coastal mountains with a few opportunities to take a cooling dipalong the way, ensuring that the best views are taken for destressing.
Sky thrill seekers

Guests can let their souls fly freewith an exhilarating paragliding experience. Jump off 960 feet (293 meters) above sea level and gently descend toward a soft landing on the sands of Zighy beach below. The flight time takes approximately 10 minutes depending on how many warm thermals could be caught.

Guests can take to the skies in one of the world’s most manoeuvrable aircrafts, foranother thrilling signature aerial experience. This Microlight flight will give guests a bird’s-eye view ofSix Senses Zighy Bay, near Miam Beach and Dibba town from a dizzying approximately 1,640 feetabove sea level.

Vitamin sea lovers
Ideal for a romantic excursion, Six Senses Zighy Bay offers catamaran cruisers to sail through the pristine waters of the Musandam peninsula.Taking in the unsurpassed magnificence of this dramatic and stark coastline from these high-performance andultra-modern vessels makes for a relaxing, thrilling and scenic day on the water.

Guests can immerse themselves in the romance of the Musandam fjords with Six Senses Zighy Bay’s Sunset Cruise on a traditional wooden dhow. As the day turns to dusk, the skilful team will ensure the boat is at the right spot on the languid waters of Haffa Bay towatch the sun gradually set behind the vast Al Hajar Mountains. Sampling delicious canapésand a glass of refreshment on the cruise is sure to steal your loved one’s heart.

Meet the underwater residents of the Musandam Peninsula either by snorkelling or diving. The experienced team of divers at Six Senses Zighy Bay will guide guests through the crystal-clear waters to the best spots for meeting friendly turtles and stingrays. Weather permitting; there is a chance to snorkel in a big over head cave along the coast of Sanat during a shared or private two-hour trip on a luxury speed boat. The experience is available for children and adults alike.