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Alila Jabal Akhdar Jabal Al Akhdar, Nizwa, Oman


Perched over 2,000 meters above sea level
Internationally-influenced menu with local, seasonal ingredients at Juniper
Expert staff guides through the region and culture



Perched over 2,000 meters above sea level, Alila Jabal Akhdar provides covetable access to the untouched landscape of the Al Hajar mountainside. Ancient architecture and contemporary flair have both played a factor in the design scheme, and interiors are adorned with copper ornaments and handmade pottery typical to the region. Hotel Website

Stock up on the juniper berry and rose soap—handmade toiletries are crafted exclusively for the hotel.


  • Vibe and atmosphere

    The resort is perfectly positioned to explore the renowned rugged landscapes, making it a haven for adventure travelers, nature lovers, and those seeking escape from the desert heat.
  • Overall look and feel of the rooms

    The resort’s beautifully appointed suites and villas are generously spaced out around the clifftop to maximize privacy and offer uninterrupted views over the mountains and down into the gorges.
  • Service style

    Experts will guide you through the lively Friday Goat Market in nearby Nizwa or tour the ancient agricultural village of Al Ayn, while other staffers will even send you off with an itinerary of what to visit on the way to the airport.
  • Preferred room type

    Revel in the openness throughout Jabal Villa's two bedrooms, large living room, dining room, kitchenette, private terrace and pool. Beautifully furnished throughout for a stylish at-home feel, these villas offer all the pleasures of the ultimate mountain retreat.
  • Unique property features

    Virtually the entire resort is sustainably built, handcrafted, and is the first project in Oman to be awarded a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.
Area Highlights

Jabal Akdar

What goes on there

Jabal Akdar basks in its untouched glory, so exploring the landscape is not for the faint of heart. Exploring mysterious caves within the mountainside, rock climbing the span of the peaks, and hiking all the way to the top for prime views makes for natural thrills.

Who will love it

Hikers, amateur spelunkers, and anyone who appreciates a view with solitude

Where to go to feel like a local

During the summer months, local families treat themselves to pomegranates from the roadside fruit vendors while camping and stargazing on the mountainside during rugged weekends away.