Property description Set against the Al Hajar mountains overlooking the Sea of Oman, this 5-star luxury resort offers a unique palace experience, showcasing the art of Omani hospitality. Located on a 1 km long private beachfront – the longest in Muscat - Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel, features 250 newly renovated rooms and suites. Al Bustan Palace Spa by The Ritz-Carlton offers a variety of spa treatments with 17 spacious treatment rooms and a ladies-only member area including a private beach. All rooms include an electric kettle, a mini-bar, and a flat screen TV. Some rooms include a separate seating area. Kids have access to Ritz Kids, an engaging program for children of all ages to take part in various beach and outdoor adventures, including Al Bustan reef snorkeling, table tennis, beach soccer, or arts and crafts. The program also invites children to discover our destination with several activities designed to discover the local culture and traditions, such as a henna tutorial, Omani culture workshops, Arabian tales story-telling or a hotel tour to meet the palace’s famous coffee man. Al Bustan Palace features 3 restaurants, serving a variety of international cuisines. Al Khiran Terrace is an all-day dining restaurant overlooking the infinity pool and the sea of Oman. Beach Pavilion restaurant is an elegant beachfront specialty restaurant serving the freshest fish and seafood. Award-winning China Mood restaurant features authentic Chinese cuisine in a sophisticated, yet comfortable, setting. Guests can also relax with a cocktail by the pool at BLU Bar or a uniquely flavored tea with a modern twist at The Atrium Tea Lounge. Muscat International Airport is a 45-minute drive away. Downtown Muscat and Al Alam Palace are a 20-minute drive from the hotel. Car rental can be arranged by the 24-hour staff. Free private parking is available at Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel.