Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman

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Arabia · Oman

Set within a secluded inlet flanked by a private sand beach and lunar-like limestone mountains, Six Senses Zighy Bay enhances the arresting coastline of Oman’s Musandam Peninsula – the Norway of the Middle East. It is a haven made up of 82 family friendly private pool villas with an award-winning Six Senses Spa. Dining options and culinary choices include fine dining at Sense on the Edge, which clings dramatically to the cliffs, plus several other venues with international and regionally inspired cuisine. The resort is acclaimed as a relaxing and adventurous getaway, for romantic Arabian nights and wellness retreats together with inspired out-of-the-ordinary experiences.

  • 120-minute drive from Dubai International Airport
  • 5 Dining Options
  • 82 family friendly private pool villas
  • Award-winning Six Senses Spa
  • Great selection of activities
  • High season is from October to May
  • Private Cinema
  • Scuba Diving

The laid-back resort, reflecting a traditional Omani village with palm-shaded pathways and bicycle-friendly tracks, is only a 120-minute drive from Dubai International Airport. The property not only features a one-mile (1.6 kilometer) stretch of pristine beach, it is also home to the only saltwater pool in the GCC. It has a lush organic garden that is prolific in winter plus a farm at nearby Dibba that produces much of the resort’s agricultural produce together with local livestock.


Private and relaxing are words that begin to describe the traditional villas and suites built of natural stone and timber at Six Senses Zighy Bay. The Omani-style enclaves invite unwinding in the cool indoors under high traditional-style ceilings, in the colorfully cushioned living area and on organic Naturalmat bed made with fine unbleached cotton sheets topped with your choice of ergonomic pillows. Refresh outside within the privacy of high cobblestone walls, on plumped up sun loungers and shaded dining area by the private plunge pool.

Accomodation Types:

  • Pool Villa Suite
  • Pool Villa Suite Beachfront
  • Pool Villa
  • Pool Villa Beachfront
  • Duplex Two Bedroom Pool Villa
  • Duplex Two Bedroom Pool Villa Suite
  • Duplex Two Bedroom Pool Villa Suite Beachfront
  • Three Bedroom Beachfront Retreat
  • Four Bedroom Beachfront Reserve

Villa Features:

  • Large daybed sofa in the living area
  • Individually controlled air conditioning and ceiling fans
  • Personal safe, hairdryer and espresso machine
  • IDD Telephone, unlimited wireless Internet connection and cordless phone
  • CD, DVD Home Integrated Theatre System
  • Flat panel TV with satellite channels
  • Mini bar and private wine cellar
  • Six Senses bottled drinking water
  • Personal initialed bicycles upon check-in (for repeater guests)

Dining at Six Senses Zighy Bay

Dining options at Six Senses Zighy Bay create a culinary journey with a host of wellness and healthy choices. Much of the produce originates from around the region, Dibba town, Zighy Village and the resort’s own organic garden and farm. Fresh ingredients are assured when harvested only as needed to savor the richness of every natural flavor.

Sense on The Edge

The mountaintop, contemporary fine dining restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a very memorable evening with a jaw-dropping view situated almost 950 feet above sea level. A unique menu accompanied with varieties of wines either to be enjoyed indoor or alfresco style. Private tables are available just a few flights of steps closer to the moon and stars. Now with the new edition, guests won’t miss a maneuver from the high-performance culinary team as diners take front-row seats at the Kitchen Table. Laid out right in front of the Culinary Hub, diners are in the perfect place for personal attention from our chefs as they serve up a feast to remember.

Spice Market

Spice Market offers delicacies of Arabic origins. Enjoy breakfast and dinner in a comfortable ambience among bold colors and a traditional mud kitchen. For a truly local culinary experience, try a four-course Arabian Safari or Spice Market Journey.

Summer House

Summer House is perfect for a crisp lunch, afternoon bite, refreshing drink and a fulfilling dinner. Relax on our terrace overlooking the pool with a homemade pasta or beets and seeds tartine, or work through our list of homemade ice creams and sorbets all bringing the farm straight to your table.

Zighy Bar

Zighy Bar offers classic, modern, local and organic mocktails and cocktails throughout the day and evening along with tapas and light snacks, overlooking our wadi. Happy Hour is referred to as the No Rush Hour and is leisurely extended from 9:30 pm to midnight.

Shua Shack

This is our signature Bedouin dining encounter. It starts with the aroma of a slow cooked lamb and feet in the sand followed by cold and hot mezze, Omani Shua lamb and selection of sliced fruit, barazek and date maamoul cookies. A family favorite, meant to be shared, so book ahead. During the day, this beachside outlet also serves as our Mezzerie.

Wine Cellar

We’ll set for two or as many as eight among some of the world’s most diverse varietals in our cellar. Our master sommelier also hosts regular tastings with either cheese or chocolate. An exceptional location for an intimate dinner or interactive and aromatic journey with wine pairings.

Wellness & Spa at Six Senses Zighy Bay

​Sandy paths, towering date palm trees and lime bushes surround this sanctuary of wellness which embraces local healing traditions and celebrates smart technology all under one roof. Six Senses Zighy Bay has two Arabic-style hammams, an ice cave, a menu of skin-purifying and soul soothing treatments, outdoor yoga with great sunrise views, indoor gym or outdoor workouts in the jungle gym, our Oman spa has a little something for everyone.

The award-winning spa offers nine treatment rooms, two Arabian hammams, a relaxing lounge, steam room, sauna room and an icecave within the complex garden for men and women respectively. A scenic yoga pavilion to enjoy the sunrise as well as Omani garden, falaj and wadi grace the grounds designed for guests to embrace the peace. A fitness center that’s fully equipped next to the spa retail area comfortably greeting guests upon entering the serene enclave.

For Families

The Chaica’s Club is for children 4 to 10 to keep them amused while making your holiday a little more relaxing. The Teen Club offers adventure hikes, wadi swimming, canyoning or just learning new skills like archery, raft building and abseiling. Cinema Paradiso keeps all the family entertained with movies on the beach under a blanket of stars.

  • Children Club – Chaica’s Club 4 to 10 years
  • Teen Club – Al Feetean’s Club 11 to 18 years

Other Activities

Our otherworldly setting is a natural playground for adventure seekers. From sunset cruises to our very own Dhahab dhow, off-road adventures in the Sabatyn, village treks and mountain biking. The hard and soft coral reefs are bursting with color and marine life.

  • Paragliding
  • Village Trek
  • Private Cinema Paradiso
  • Speedboat Tour
  • Sunset Cruise
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Archery

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