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Marneef Cave

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Address: Salalah, Oman
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"Take nothing but memories..."

How apt is the inscription at Marneef Cave! The day my wife and I visited the cave and the nearby beach was indeed a memorable one... the sand, the cool blue waves breaking on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
hofmeister952
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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45 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

How apt is the inscription at Marneef Cave! The day my wife and I visited the cave and the nearby beach was indeed a memorable one... the sand, the cool blue waves breaking on the rocks was almost in rhythm with the blowholes. We will certainly visit the area again!

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Thank hofmeister952
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to Maghseel beach ...It is a natural cave that attracts all nature loving tourists also who love to document birds.. many species of birds nests nearby where you can take photos and enjoy, also there is restaurant and a motel ....

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Thank Abdulhakeem B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's just an overhang. No point to this. The thing is, it's along the beach so it's nice because there are geysers and the view is nice but it's not a real cave. Good for sightseeing and there were families picnicking along the ocean.

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Thank Sarah D
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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91 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oman government does such a wonderful job with perserving and creating tourist sites. This cave is very nicely done; they added walk-ways, guard rails, lighting, signage, and seating. Excellent place to stop for pictures or even lunch (bring your own). Beautiful viewpoint where you can see mountains, the valley, town, and Gulf. Lovely picture spot!

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Thank Jessica M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

B'ful place with very nice scenic beauty. Lot of opportunities to have some really nice pics with your family. A must visit if you are in Salalah.

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Thank Shaurya J
Muscat Governorate, Oman
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36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Unless I am missing something strikingly obvious - this is a wave cut notch that is sitting about 40 meters above the current sea level. It is not that exciting !

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Thank Tim S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Tastefully setup to maximize access to the site without ruining the look and feel of the place. The overhanging rock face and the deep blue water of the cove are both peaceful and spectacular at the same time. It is worth coming here, finding a comfortable spot and just chilling for an hour or so. We saw loads of camels... More 

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Thank 620rahuls
Meisterschwanden, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

A natural pure beauty to enjoy in a sunny day ... The beach is beautiful on the way to this place and when you continue direction Yemen, you will be able to see plenty of frankincense trees. Worth the time spent ... PS nearby there is a small restaurant where you can taste camel meat with rice

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Muscat, Oman
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44 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

This probably has been formed as a result of waves crashing onto shores thousands of years ago. This is at the end of mughsail beach and compared to this, the beach and the natural water fountain near this place is far better attraction to the public.

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Thank 1ak1
Abu Dhabi
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64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

What excited us about the caves is the way they overhung. The blow holes nearby were also very interesting to watch as the sea sprayed through.

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