Beach by Night
Muscat is home to some of the most spectacular beaches in the world and as the weather is getting cooler it’s time to enjoy the cool and gentle evening breezes. Visit one of the nearest beaches in town after a hard day’s work and listen to the soothing sounds of waves as you begin your leisurely weekend.
Muscat’s Coastline Beckons
If you are a sea lover then Muscat’s coastline is a wonderful water world for you. Also the sea around the Daymaniyat Islands and Bandar Khayran are the country’s leading dive spots and worth a visit for snorkelling or swimming.
Hiking in the Snake Gorge
The Snake Gorge or the Wadi Bani Awf is a large wadi in Rustaq and is a true attraction especially among hikers. The wadi covers authentic Omani villages among various other attractions including the Snake Canyon.
The Grand Mosque Library
If you want to spend a day reading then visit The Grand Mosque Library. The library is open from 9am to 2pm and 4pm to 9pm from Saturday to Wednesday.
On a Food Trail
Food & Hospitality Oman is an annual international exhibition that showcases food and beverage, hotel equipment and supplies, kitchen and catering equipment, food packaging products, and food processing technologies, and other related products and services. The exhibition is on till October 17 at Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre. From 11am-10pm.
Visit Muscat Gate Museum
It’s middle of the week and going off roads is not a great idea. But if you want to take a short break then visit Muscat Gate Museum. Straddling the road between the Corniche and the old walled city, this museum contains special exhibits on Muscat’s water springs, the ancient wells, underground channels, the souqs, houses, mosques, harbours, and forts.
Unwind at Qurum Natural Park
Located in the heart of Muscat, the Qurum Natural Park has a huge artificial lake, numerous old trees, shrubs and green lawns, all of which provide the much needed solace away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The Marah Land amusement park is located adjacent to this park.
Ocean’s Eight (Film)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Cast: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway
Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City’s yearly Met Gala.
The X-Files (TV Series)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Cast: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi
Two FBI Agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.
The Looming Tower (TV Mini-Series)
Cast: Jeff Daniels, Tahar Rahim, Wrenn Schmidt
A look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Afghanistan.