New luxury Dhahab sets sail from Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman

New luxury Dhahab sets sail from Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman

Musandam, Sultanate of Oman – April 26, 2017 Six Senses Zighy Bay unveils its latest luxury experience for guests.  Designed for superior sailing comfort “Dhahab” a beautifully restored classic Omani Dhow, is a 90 feet (27 meters) seafaring vessel capable of cruising the spectacular Musandam fjords at a comfortable 10 knots.

Developed by Six Senses Zighy Bay and their team of specialist designers, the vessel has a relaxed yet luxurious feel in tune with its roots at Zighy Bay, offering a bespoke experience coupled with exceptional service levels.

Accommodating up to six guests in three well-appointed cabins (one king and two twins); the experience is perfect for families or groups of friends seeking a mini getaway.  With a central air-conditioned saloon, two sun decks, multiple dining areas and a large open galley Dhahab is perfect for a relaxing break.

Offering a three day two night tailor-made itinerary Dhahab explores from Zighy Bay up the coast of Musandam past remote fishing villages, secluded bays bursting with marine life to rests in few private bays surrounded by spectacular rugged mountains.

Time aboard can be spent kayaking, fishing, beach combing, swimming or relaxing, there are options  for cooking classes with your chef, diving or even having a spa therapist aboard. This beautiful vessel is equipped with kayaks, fishing and diving equipment, butler service and a chef to prepare all your meals in an open central galley as well as a speedboat for additional exploration. Evenings can be enjoyed with stunning meals, followed by an on-board cinema or simply stargazing the night away.

Aaron McGrath, general manager at Six Senses Zighy Bay said, “We are thrilled to launch this beautifully restored classic Dhow to our guests at Six Senses Zighy Bay.  We are committed to offering unforgettable memories, and we look forward to welcoming visitors to enjoy this breathtaking experience”.

Six Senses Zighy Bay offers three day, two-night bespoke itinerary priced at USD 22,000 to experience only the best Oman has to offer, from the superb service on-board and the selections of sites en-route.

About Six Senses Zighy Bay

Six Senses Zighy Bay is located on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman. The setting of 82 village-inspired pool villas is a spectacular bay, guarded by the dramatic Hajar Mountains and private sandy beach.

Guests have a diverse selection of memorable dining experiences from Sense on the Edge, a contemporary fine dining with spectacular views, to regional specialties at the Shua Shack and Spice Market, a Wine Cellar, a Wine Tower or Dining beyond the Bay at one of the private sandbank. For a change of pace, in-villa dining is an intimate and most enjoyable experience, which GEMs (guest experience makers) will be pleased to arrange.

Adventures start with an adrenaline-charged paraglide arrival into Zighy Bay which provides guests with a birds-eye view of the resort’s dramatic setting and breathtaking scenery. Dhow cruises, trekking, mountain biking, rock climbing and customized tours await active guests and those who prefer to sit back and relax, they can take in the rich and vibrant culture of the destination at their own pace.

Six Senses Spa Zighy Bay is a refuge for mind and body, a sanctuary of ultimate well-being committed to delivering integrated wellness experiences. The spa combines peace, tranquility, fitness and health with ancient and modern holistic treatments from expert in-house and visiting practitioners.

About Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas operates 11 resorts and 31 spas in 20 countries under the brand names Six Senses, Evason and Six Senses Spas.

Six Senses operates resorts in far-flung locations of incredible natural beauty known for their distinctive and diverse design personalities. Each of the nine properties is supported by a leadership commitment to community, sustainability, wellness and design. Six Senses hotels which share the same vision and values found at their award-winning resorts will premiere in the group’s first urban location, New York City, in 2019.

Six Senses Spas offers a wide range of holistic wellness, rejuvenation and beauty treatments administered under the guidance of expert therapists. Six Senses Spas are located in all Six Senses and Evason resorts; 18 additional standalone spas are located in prestigious hotels and resorts as well as the premier class lounges of two major airports.

Evason introduces a collection of two unique resorts that follow the Six Senses philosophy of uncompromised responsibility to sustainability and to the community. Family friendly, these properties also provide a strong value focus while offering a vast array of guest services and personal attention.

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