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All reviews boat ride beautiful beach hidden beach local fishermen surrounded by mountains blue sea high tide clean water public beach nice place to visit clear water muscat city boating boats rocks shangrila picnic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is appox. 15 Kms. from the capital, the winding & steep road is spectacular but need care to drive. The beach is very clean, safe & serene to enjoy. Parking, toilet, refreshment vendor etc are there. One can hire a boat too to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rupawala
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet spot, small; boats for hire, nothing much else; climb the cliffs for good views, very small town

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 473DavidC473
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Very picturisque beach, speed boats are available for short trips. It is very strange not to have any any restaurants or toilets nearby.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank grace j
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Very nice beach to visit in Muscat .. Boat can be taken to go inside the sea to see around, there is small Rock cave which gives beautiful view, sometimes they will show the dolphins also. Finally it's a worth place to visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnandC21
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Tucked away at a half-hour's ride away from Muscat city, this cute little bay and quiet beach is a lovely half-day getaway. The deceptively small approach through a fishing village, with homes tightly packed in, makes it all the more charming, once you walk onto...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank TripTipr
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

The original Qantab beach is no more accessible to the public as there is gated community coming up there. However next to it is the fisherman village by the same name. There are boat rides available. The boat ride experience is same - just wonderful.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mohsin A
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Qantab beach would make a good weekend getaway from Muscat as it is only about 15-20 minutes drive from the city centre The moment we arrived, we were offered to ride a boat for OMR10 (USD25) for the 3 of us. The beach is nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank emohd
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Nice to have a break and enjoy the clean water that seems to go for miles. Beautiful pictur spot as well. Clean as a whistle.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gd275
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We came in to Qantab beach 10 AM - there were 2 boats and perfect light conditions. We saw great rock sceneries, Shangri La hotels and Diving Club. The scenic boat ride was one of our best experiences in Oman.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Václav V
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Went on a overnight trip to visit the beach , barbecue and singing. saw the shooting star like you have never seen before A view at night so rare , so heart warming and a an amazement of nature Also the see the leather back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sheldonmarc N
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23 October 2018|
Response from Amishi K | Reviewed this property |
You can go to Shangrila Bar Al Jissah to enjoy alcoholic beverages.
Smriti S
6 March 2018|
Response from Roy_GEORGEM | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can do barbecue there. It’s a nice beach to do BBQ. But, be aware about leaving the place dirty. Through your leftovers to the certain place.