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Address: Salalah, Oman

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Cave or overhang?

It's a strangely shaped overhang with a deep recess and a bench. The views over the ocean at the top of the hill are spectacular. It's an easy climb up on a well tended path and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Mold, N Wales
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Semarang, Indonesia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Its located near the mughsail beach. You have to climb a stair and it is not really a cave. Its like rock wall mountain and behind that you will find the beautiful beach with green and blue view

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Mold, N Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

It's a strangely shaped overhang with a deep recess and a bench. The views over the ocean at the top of the hill are spectacular. It's an easy climb up on a well tended path and the views to distant moiuntains hugging the coast, are beautiful. Well worth the visit.

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Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

An "open" cave, really an overhang high above the water. In high tide there is water spouting from blowholes. Other times very hot with little shade. A restaurant is supposed to be opening with a toilet but I wouldn't hold my breath for it. Locals like to picnic here.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

It has a lovely untouched beach, unique cliffs and the water come out of the rocks like blowholes flying high in the sky. Quite impressive and a really lovely place to take photos.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Just an overhanging cliff! There is no cave. This is one of the major places to vist.........................

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The overhang of the cliff takes the shape of a dog. The cave is in fact a projection and not really a cave to explore. But there are seats provided and from this point, the view of the beach below is superb.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Beautiful scenery and beach. Continue on for 20 km over the mountain for incredible views, on twisty good roads.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Marneef cave is only a short trip away from Mughsail Beach. There is free parking and easy access. I is peaceful and pretty. The blowholes only work during the khareef season or with rough seas.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Great place to spend a couple of hours. The views are spectacular and the geysers are nice too and since we visited the place during the khareef season the intensity of the geysers was high. Must visit while in Salalah.

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The geysers' intensity depends on the season and in late Decemver they are not really impressive, but the place worths in any case a visit. The cliff on the sea are a really nice view, especially at the sunset, when we went. There were fishermen and seagulls flying all around. Recommended.

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