Six Senses Zighy Bay Est. 2008

Six Senses Zighy Bay, Zaghi, Musandam Governorate, Oman

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In the infamous words of the inimitable Spice Girls "a-zig a-zig ahhhhhh" - they were surely talking about this Six Senses stunner (and you won't be able to stop humming this when there - you're welcome!)
Awe-inspiring rugged beauty on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman, indigenous village accommodations and a dramatic mountain-range backdrop should make you want to "get with your friends." No? How about Shua Shack bedouin dining on the beach plush settees and a lavish selection of local mezzes, salads and shua-roasted lamb? Hello, heaven.
The Lowdown
Type
Beach / Lake / Waterfront Location
Garden
Hotel / Resort / Spa
Views
Bay
Coastline
Courtyard
Garden
Landscaped Grounds
Style
Eco
Garden Party
Rustic
Traditional
Zen
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Group Getaway
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

The eighteen acres self-contained Zighy Bay is set on a 1.6km stretch of sandy beach fringed with rugged dramatic mountains and sea at the northern peninsula of Musandam. It features some of the most beautiful sandy beaches of Zighy Bay, temperate climate both summer and winter including an award-winning Six Senses Spa and Wellness Centre spanned over more than 1,900 sqm. As the first Six Senses resort in Middle East, Six Senses Zighy Bay blends exceptional guest experiences with a unique style – authentic, personal, adapt seamlessly to Middle East especially to Omani cultures, sustainable, and in harmony with individual surroundings. Private walled enclaves with villas and personal pools make up the resort’s 82 accommodations. They are carefully arranged village-style with sandy laneways and offer space and privacy. Structures are hewn from local rock and natural materials; yet offer every comfort and amenity. Dining choices are diverse and memorable at Six Senses Zighy Bay. Guests can immerse themselves in the culinary world of Arabia at the Spice Market and Shua Shack, which presents an authentic Bedouin experience and some international flavors at the Summer House. Memorable evenings are created at Sense on the Edge, with contemporary fine dining set high above the bay and at the Wine Cellar, unique Wine Tower, Zighy Bar, in-villa or at a personally selected location, where chefs will prepare something extraordinary and exclusive. GEMS (guests experience makers) will make all the arrangements. Tantalize the senses: feelsoft sand between the toes; listen as the sunset dhow cruise glides through waves; dive for the first time with a leisurely course, or take a professional dive excursion to see Oman’s most spectacular reefs, rock formations and colorful marine life. The resort specializes in combining and customizing shopping trips and tours to suit both the active guest and the guest who prefers to sit back and relax - taking in all that this fascinating destinations has to offer.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $45 to $300

Additional Charges

Group booking should commit to minimum of five rooms to be able to book the venue. Subject to 17.4% tax and service charge, catering, transportation arrangement and additional services or activities offered by the resort.

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
150
Buffet
200
Standing
200
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2008
Curfew
11 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
The Venue is Closed During
NONE
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
Six Senses Zighy Bay presents 82 indigenously appointed village-style pool villas built of natural stone and warm woods with private infinity- edge pool, personal Guest Experience Maker (butler), ranging from 247 sqm to 3,000 sqm all refurbished with opulent fabrics. TYPE OF VILLA • Pool Villa 33 • Spa Pool Villa 2 • Pool Villa Suite 2 • Spa Pool Villa Suite 1 • Pool Villa Beachfront 15 • Pool Villa Suite Beachfront 9 • Zighy Pool Villa 8 • Zighy Spa Pool Villa 2 • Zighy Pool Villa Suite 2 • Zighy Pool Villa Suite Beachfront 1 • Zighy Spa Pool Villa Suite Beachfront 2 • The Retreat 2 • The Private Reserve 1
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Inside Scoop

Arrive in style, the 007 style by paragliding into the resort. On the normal day, you might seeing two eyes peeping through the fence at the end of our garden - meet our 'resident' Zighy goats. On Thursday nights do not miss the magnificent view from 299 m above the sea for a 'scenic' dinner at Sense on the Edge.

Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
With a setting of biblical dimensions, in a bay protected by the rugged Hajar Mountains and fronting onto a 1-mile(1.6 kilometer)pristine powder beach, Six Senses Zighy Bay redefines the expression: remote but easily accessible. Traveling from Dubai, the scenic two-hour journey culminates in a spectacular arrival that is a promise of the unique experiences that are to follow. There is a choice of arrival, from the rocky roadway down to the bay or paragliding into the resort, which gives a new meaning to arriving in style. Making an entrance by speedboat from a neighboring bay port is also an option.
Design:
Private walled enclaves with villas and personal pools make up the resort’s 82 accommodations. They are carefully arranged village-style with sandy laneways and offer space and privacy. Structures are hewn from local rock and natural materials; yet offer every comfort and amenity.
Standout Venue Features:
Six Senses has been recognized as the hospitality industry’s pioneer of sustainable practices, demonstrating that a leadership commitment to local communities and ecosystems can be successfully wedded to uncompromised top-tier facilities. Six Senses sustainability is, and always has been, integrated, intuitive and innovative. At Six Senses Zighy Bay, we value our harmony between the nature, local environment and the surroundings. All guests are provided with their personal bicycles to go around the resort, every villa will be taking care by personal Guest Experience Maker (GEM), a tour to our Organic Garden and an introduction to our water initiative system. At Six Senses Zighy Bay, we bring nature at our guests' doorstep to make them reconnect with themselves, others and the world around them.
Extra Perks:
Basic set up such as linens, wood feasting tables, wood chairs.
Awards & Notables Awards: Conde Nast Traveler Spa Awards 2014 - the most effective reboot, Middle East Hotel Awards 2013 - Best fine dining - Sense on the Edge Coverage: http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/index.cfm?method=home.regcon&contentid=20140506204213 http://eglobaltravelmedia.com.au/lobster-delights-at-sense-on-the-edge-a-heightened-and-passionate-dining-experience-at-six-senses-zighy-bay/ http://www.marieclaire.it/Bellezza/Spa-resort-Six-Senses-Zighy-Bay-Oman-trattamenti-segni-zodiacali http://intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com/2014/06/17/my-green-travel-manifesto/ http://www.hoteliermiddleeast.com/emagazines/cme_202.php http://luxus.welt.de/beauty/spa-wellness/detox-im-six-senses-zighy-bay-oman http://blog.lightfoottravel.com/experiences/family/tried-tested-six-senses-zighy-bay-oman/ http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/best-hotel-bathroom-views/7 http://www.originaltravel.co.uk/middle-east/oman/six-senses-zighy-bay http://www.travelplusstyle.com/hotels/six-senses-zighy-bay http://www.meltshow.com/latest-news/item/825-six-senses-delights-with-new-yogic-programmes.html http://destinia.co.uk/h/h217969-hotel-six-senses-zighy-bay http://theluxurytravelexpert.com/2014/03/05/hotel-review-six-senses-zighy-bay-oman/ http://www.natgeotraveller.co.uk/thecollection/a-z/search-article/six-senses-zighy-bay-oman/ : http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/03/travel/20-world-relaxing-retreats/index.html?eref http://addictionguide.org/city/muscat,oman/wellness-therapies/six-senses-zighy-bay-2/ http://www.thecultureist.com/2014/02/27/middle-east-luxury-beach-holidays-indian-ocean/ http://travel.aol.co.uk/2014/03/27/unusual-luxurious-ways-to-arrive-at-your-hotel/ http://lmunshower.com/2014/07/25/an-utterly-lazy-weekend-at-six-senses-zighy-bay/ http://anitaexplorer.blogspot.in/2014/07/my-top-10-reasons-to-visit-oman.html http://www.luxurytravelmagazine.com/news-articles/worlds-most-exciting-luxury-travel-opportunities-21932.php?utm_content=buffer155fe&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer http://www.familytraveller.com/article/top-10-hotels-in-oman#tab9 http://www.barefoot-traveller.com/six-senses-zighy-bay-oman-fr-1650pp/ http://www.net-a-porter.com/magazine/258/27 http://theluxurytravelexpert.com/2014/08/04/top-10-best-luxury-health-spas-in-the-world/ http://ranchandcoast.com/2014/07/30/10-years-terrific-trips/ http://www.zawya.com/story/The_Private_Reserve_at_Six_Senses_Zighy_Bay_Marking_a_New_Level_of_Aweinspiring_Experiences-ZAWYA20140805063857/
Celebration Locations
The Private Reserve:
Located at the secluded northern end of Zighy Bay on its own stretch of private beach, The Private Reserve has been carefully designed to reflect the traditional Omani architecture with with its exclusive entrance leading to an open court.
- View: You will find vast open spaces set on multiple elevations offering spectacular view of the gulf of Oman and the dramatic Hajar Mountains.
- Max Capacity: 70
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
The beach:
Pristine beach surrounded by the dramatic Hajar Mountains creates a magical moment for a unique and memorable celebrations
- View: The azure waters of Zighy Bay and Hajar Mountains
- Max Capacity: 200
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
The board room:
Strategically located between the Sablah (lobby) and Summer House restaurant, The Board Room is ideal for meeting and events wishing to be adjacent to the many resources of the resort. Ample amount of daylight peeks through the floor-to-ceiling windows and local pottery, stonework and jareed handicrafts accent this warm yet elegant room.
- View: The Wine Tower and Summer House.
- Max Capacity: 50 for cocktail
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
Enrich with six distinctive food and beverage dining venues, Spice Market – capacity of 64 offers breakfast and Arabic delicacies dinner in a relaxed Arabic environment among bold colors and traditional mud kitchen. Summer House – capacity of total 90 indoor and outdoor seats, offers crisp lunch, afternoon bite and dinner. Shua Shack – capacity of 60 presents a unique family-style Bedouin dining experience including lamb dish prepared in the underground oven, only available every Monday and Thursday for dinner. Sense on the Edge – capacity of total 60 indoor and outdoor seats with breathtaking view located on top of the rugged mountains, is an award-winning fine dining venue, open for dinner every Thursday to Saturday. Zighy Bar – capacity of 35 offers classic, modern, local and organic mocktail and cocktails throughout the day including Tapas selection. The Wine Cellar – private dining for two or as many as eight among some of the world’s most diverse varietals in the cellar, including regular tasting hosted by the master sommelier. Senses on the Edge has been voted as the best fine dining in the Middle East from 'Middle East Hotel Awards 2012 and 2013'
Bars & Lounges:
Zighy Bar offers classic, modern, local and organic mocktail and cocktails throughout the day including Tapas selection.
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