Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz Carlton Hotel


‘Majestic Palace, Mountains, Private Beach’

Steeped in culture and history, The Al Bustan Palace Muscat, Oman, is located between the Sea of Oman and the Al Hajar mountain range. Rooms and suites featuring private balconies which overlook the mountain landscape, resort gardens & pools or the sea. The resort features a private beach, lagoon-style swimming pools, a children’s pool and playground and a choice of water sports including sailing, kayaking and snorkelling. There are a range of restaurants to choose from including China Mood which serves traditional authentic Chinese cuisine and the Atrium Tea Lounge which offers incredible afternoon teas.

In Our Opinion

‘A grand hotel surrounded by captivating sea and mountain vistas – a place of relaxation.’

Beach Pavilion Bar & Grill

Overlooking the beach and Sea of Oman this venue serves fresh seafood and meat from the Josper Grill. Open for dinner and Friday brunch. Bar open daily in the evening until late.

China Mood

Serving authentic Chinese dishes, China Mood is a refined dining room with live music and theatrical performance. Open for dinner

Al Khiran Terrace Restaurant

Featuring outdoor overlooking the sea Al Khiran serves a buffet breakfast each day, international lunch buffet and live cooking stations. Dinner brings themed buffet nights and an a la carte menu.


Blu is located in the garden, by the pool and is somewhere you can enjoy light meals, snacks and refreshing drinks. Open from 10.00 – 19.00.  Food served from 11.00 – 17.00

The Atrium Tea Lounge

Set beneath the lobby’s 125ft dome, The Atrium Tea Lounge is a sophisticated setting that serves the time-honoured tradition of Afternoon Tea. Open daily for teas/coffees and light bites from 08.00 – 22.00. Afternoon Tea 14.00 – 17.00


  • Private Beach
  • Infinity pool and four lagoon pools
  • Children’s pool and playground
  • Ritz Kids – seasonal activities

Fitness Centre

  • Technogym equipment 
  • Treadmills
  • Cross trainers 
  • Exercise bikes

Land Sports

  • Tennis 
  • Yoga
  • Padel Tennis
  • Beach volleyball 

Water Sports

  • Catamaran
  • Windsurfing 
  • Paddle boarding 
  • Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling

Six Senses Spa

  • Treatment rooms
  • Six hammam rooms
  • Relaxation areas
  • Infrared saunas
  • Ice fountains
  • Steam rooms


  • Parking
  • Concierge services
  • Art gallery and boutique
  • Business centre
  • Florist
  • Limousine/town car service upon request
  • ATM/cash machine

Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz Carlton Hotel, welcomes families and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay:


  • Some room types have a crib or rollaway bed available on request.
  • The Family Suite comprises one Deluxe Room and one Junior Suite.


  • Children’s pool - Family Splash Area
  • Children’s playground

Ritz Kids

Activities include:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Pool games
  • Kids Zumba
  • Table football
  • Kayaking
  • Table tennis
  • Mini lifeguard training
  • Kids aerobics
  • Face painting class
  • Bird watching
  • Beach activities 
  • Little Farmer - learning about flowers, plants, and vegetables

Kids Tent Experience

Kids can have their own in-room adventure with a tent set up Pirate or Princess themed set up. Charges apply.



Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz Carlton Hotel is located on its own private beach, around a 15-minute drive away from the centre of Muscat. Muscat International Airport is a 25 mile transfer.

Nearby Attractions Include:

  • Bait Al Zubair Museum – 4 miles 
  • Al Alam Palace – 4 miles 
  • Al Jalali Fort – 4.5 miles 
  • Mutrah Corniche & Souq – 10 miles 
  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque – 18 miles