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Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   PO Box 296, Sur 411, Oman
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Muscat, Masqat, Oman
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent place to stay & Great place to watch the turtles. The guides took us after-dinner in a bus to the beach did some scouting and showed us a huge female 'green turtle' laying eggs; the guides were well informed and explained the entire nesting process and the entire life journey of these lovely beings; after a good night sleep... More 

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Antwerpen, Belgium
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54 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the main building. Room was very clinical and boring. I didn't even bother to take a picture, as I usually do. Everything was clean, though. As others have said before, the facilities are basic and the only reason one would come here is to see the turtles. We also visited the small museum. We had dinner in... More 

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to hear that you had such a nice time at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are happy to know that you liked our accommodation and facilities being a Turtle Reserve. We eagerly await your return to Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve... More 

Muscat Governorate, Oman
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is excellent for spending holidays. My family and friends are very pleased and satisfied regarding the hospitality and services they received during staying in the Tent. I am really amazed while I observed tent and surrounding at the moonlit night. At the early morning one bus from Resort has been arranged for viewing the Turtle in the beach.... More 

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your compliments on Trip Advisor following your stay with us at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We were thrilled to know that you were extremely comfortable with the product and service we have have offer, and were contented with the personalized service standards extended by our dedicated team. Thank you once again for your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Place .. Great tents .. awesome food ... the best place in the earth to watch turtles hatching their eggs ..A must for everybody in their lifetime as watching Green Turtles nesting on the sea-front with only the roaring waves breaking the eerie silence under the moon-lit night sky is an out-of-world experience at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve... More 

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your compliments on Trip Advisor following your recent stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We were delighted to note that you had enjoyed your overall stay with us and made your holiday a truly memorable one. It would be great having you back with us for a longer time to give you another... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went their with my family at 5 in the evening, they gave us a booking number to come back at night at 8:30 pm. We arrived at the mentioned time, they were a crowd of different nationalities also waiting their. at 9:00 pm. They announced that there is still no news from the beach area of any turtle yet... More 

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve! First of all, let me apologize to you for the inconvenience caused because of the turtle watching. As you are well aware that turtle watching is totally dependable in the natures hands hence no guarantee of turtle being present everyday. As a testament to our strive for perfection, We deeply value... More 

Turkey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to visit there and stay at camp site. Now they have a hotel there. You could not imagine how beautiful a piece of beach this is . At night you are taken by torchlight to witness for yourself the turtles digging their holes to lay the eggs, you see them digging the decoy hole to ward off foxes. And... More 

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your compliments on Trip Advisor following your recent stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We were delighted to note that you had enjoyed your overall stay with us and made your holiday a truly memorable one. It would be great having you back with us to give you another memorable experience. Best Regards,... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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161 reviews 161 reviews
153 hotel reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the reviewer below from Beaconsfield says, the rangers are on strike and have been for over a week.The facilities are basic and the only reason one would come here is to see the turtles. The museum was closed as was the shop, and the included buffet food was only passable. (As is so often the case the lunch we... More 

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve! First of all, let me apologize to you for the inconvenience caused during your stay with us. You have been a reason that helps us to stand in unavoidable circumstances. It give me pleasure to inform that we are very much back in full operations. Our brigade is completely charged up... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to see the turtles and saw them! Great! We stayed in an "eco-tent" which was a fair distance from the main building and even though chauffered golf buggies were available it was not ideal. Tents were fairly large with a small shower room and a large air conditioning unit. OK. Dinner in the main building was a buffet... More 

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve! First of all, let me apologize to you for the inconvenience caused during your stay with us. You have been a reason that helps us to stand in unavoidable circumstances. It give me pleasure to inform that we are very much back in full operations. Our brigade is completely charged up... More 

Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only reason one would come here is to see the turtles. We have travelled miles today for that reason, but the Rangers are on strike and you are not allowed to go yourself. Hotel is only bearable if you can see the turtles. It resembles a boarding school with passable boarding school canteen. I hope this review can warn... More 

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve! First of all, let me apologize to you for the inconvenience caused during your stay with us. You have been a reason that helps us to stand in unavoidable circumstances. It give me pleasure to inform that we are very much back in full operations. Our brigade is completely charged up... More 

Muscat, Oman
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It was a wonderful experience at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve, It was something which we never experienced earlier. Staff / tour guide very co-operative & informative. In both the trips (night & early morning) we were lucky to see many turtles. I strongly recommend to visit Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve

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Vijay H, Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your wonderful comments. We also thank you for the very appreciative comments about our associates and we will definitely share them with the team. Thank you once again for choosing Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve and we will look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Best Regards, Vijay Handa General... More 

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Address: PO Box 296, Sur 411, Oman
Location: Oman > Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate > Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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