DUBAI-: Nestled in Oman’s northern Musandam Peninsula, just a 2.5-hour scenic drive from Dubai, Six Senses Zighy Bay has curated an array of enriching experiences to celebrate the most magical time of the year.
This hidden jewel – surrounded by dramatic landscapes and with direct access to a pristine beach and turquoise waters of the Arabian sea – is the ultimate winter-sun destination offering a laid-back exotic hideaway to spend the holidays this year.
Celebrate the festive season with a Gastronomic Adventure
A culinary hub in the very heart of Oman, the resort has crafted a memorable gastronomic festive itinerary across its array of exceptional venues.
On Christmas Eve, as the sun sets behind the mountains, guests can indulge in a bespoke 5- or 7-course Kaiseki-style dinner featuring Japanese ingredients and flavors, while taking in the jaw-dropping view at stunning Sense On The Edge, the resort’s contemporary fine dining restaurant, perched 293 meters above the azure waters of the bay.
An exquisite Christmas Eve festive buffet will also be accessible to guests on the main beach, featuring signature favorites, complete with the sound of the waves and holiday tunes.
The celebrations continue on Boxing Day with an equally sumptuous buffet to enjoy feet in the sand under a sensational starry sky and will culminate on New Year’s Eve with an evening to remember on the beach savoring unique signature dishes from exotic places like India, Japan, and Mexico, skillfully cooked on the spot by the resident chefs and paired with signature beverages. With live music, dance performances and game stations to set the festive atmosphere, guests can dance the night away and ring in the New Year in grand style, surrounded by friends and family.
On selected dates from December 20th to January 6th, guests will also be spoilt with exceptional dining experiences on property showcasing the best of regional and international cuisines: from a traditional Indian dinner in the relaxed ambiance of the Spice Market and authentic Arabic dining in Shua Shack’s Bedouin-style setting on the beach, to delicious Asian street food, it will be an unforgettable feast for the senses.
Get in the holiday spirit with a plethora of activities for all ages
As part of its ongoing mission to promote the rich heritage of Oman, over the festive season the resort will offer a selection of family-friendly activities filled with fun, providing a privileged access to the region and its culture and traditions.
Guests can learn all about turtles – a precious part of the ecosystem in Zighy Bay – and be lucky enough to meet them whilst embarking on an incredible underwater journey with the resort’s dedicated Marine Biologist. Or discover how to make their own scented candle from a used one or hand-made natural soap with the Sustainability Team at Earth Lab, a space where each Six Senses property communicates their sustainability initiatives, activities, innovations, and partnerships.
Fitness enthusiasts can enjoy tennis or archery lessons, whilst adventure seekers can discover the region from an adrenaline-fueled perspective, paragliding through Zighy Bay with a professional pilot or flying on board a Microlight all the way to Dibba town.
While adults enjoy a well-deserved rest, the little ones will have the time of their life at Chaica’s Club with an array of exciting activities designed to unleash their creativity and keep them amused. From pizza making classes, to palm leaf weaving and a festive treasure hunt, there’s never a dull moment at Six Senses Zighy Bay.
Reset, refresh and reconnect to welcome the New Year
A sanctuary to relax and revitalize, the award-winning Six Senses Spa offers guests the chance to pull the plug and reconnect the body, mind, and soul through a variety of ground-breaking sensory journeys, designed by the resort’s Spa & Wellness team. Whether it’s an Intuitive Tarot Counselling with Visiting Practitioner, Banu – aimed to help guests discover their inner truth and gain clarity about the current cycle of their life – a detox cleansing ritual or a reinvigorating hike along the Smuggler’s Bay Trek to connect with nature, guests will leave the resort ready to welcome the new year, feeling rejuvenated and re-energized.