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Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve

PO Box 296, Sur 411, Oman
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Antriksh K Muscat, Oman
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Muscat, Oman
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ras Al Jinz turtle reserve is a life time experience with hospitality from heart. Staff went out of the way to ensure stay was comfortable. Reserve has been maintained well. To watch female turtle laying eggs under the moonlight, baby turtles finding there way to the sea and some lost was amazing experience. Kids were so excited that they almost... More

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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 on 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 via mobile

We stayed at Ras Al Jinz Turtle reserve in the Eco tents. They were very comfortable. We chose to stay here as it is on site for the turtle watching which you need to be up for at 4 am. We saw about a dozen mother turtles and random babies. The number you will see is unpredictable as this is... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor following your stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We were pleased to note that you enjoyed your stay with us. All comments you have provided will be looked at positively and areas for improvement have been duly noted. Thank you once again for your... More

Muscat, Oman
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing reserve. The reserve is right near the beach . Staying in the tents is an excellent experience. The tents are well maintained and clean. The best part was the organized tour to the turtle museum and the trip to the beach at night to see the turtles. No lights in silence we observed huge turtle laying her eggs in... More

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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

Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the silence of the moonlit night, the galaxy turns on her twinkling lights, while softly, the huge Green Turtles lay their white, ping pong sized, soft shell eggs, into labourously dug out 3 foot deep sandpits, with their hind flippers. In utter wonderment do we hang on to every whispered word of our Guide, Nasser, as he enlightens us... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for spending your valuable time on leaving behind a detailed review about your stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve which is a joy to read through. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Your compliments have been shared with the entire team. Once again we thank you... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To see a female turtle make her nest, lay eggs and then the little baby hatchlings making a dash for the sea, is an amazingly privilege to be able to see in person. The hotel on the reserve is clean, the staff friendly and whole overnight stay was uncomplicated. The room itself, I would grade as a 3 star by... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor, we are extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. It was really interesting to see your review as it explains your experience here and anyone who read your review would love to experience the same as you.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was zeroing on the places to visit in Oman for my wife's Bday and stumbled upon Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve...it was a beautiful experience watching the process of Turtles laying eggs, going back to sea n baby turtles making their way to sea. We were upgraded to the Luxury Eco tents and that was very good place to stay... More

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

Dear Guest, We are absolutely delighted that you had such a wonderful time at Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We are always rather touched when we get to be part of such prized memories. Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. Your kind words will be an encouragement to all staff members to know... More

Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is clean and simple. People in the hotel are very nice and the guides are expert and very nice. If you go there you go to see the Turtles because there is nothing else around. Inside the hotel there is also a nice small museum about turtles.

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

must visit to experience extraordinary services at most scenic location. We went with 3-4 families.everyone enjoyed a lot.excellent food.excellent ambience.children enjoyed a lot.with modern amenities surrounded with natural beauty.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazingly intimate experience (just myself, my partner and a guide) watching the sun rise as the baby turtles make their dash for the sea. We went in the off season (August) and were the only residents in the tents and the only attendees at the 4am guided Turtle session. I cannot recommend this experience enough - though the tented... More

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

Dear Guest, We are absolutely delighted that you had such a wonderful time at Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We are always rather touched when we get to be part of such prized memories. Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you, and we eagerly await your next visit... More

Dubai
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The minute we reached Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, we could immediately feel the care and efforts being put in by the staff to make our stay as pleasant as possible. We were pretty tired by the time we reached the reserve at 6PM, but were quickly re-energized with the evening tea and snacks platter waiting for us in our rooms.... More

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

Dear Guest, We are thrilled to hear that you had such a spectacular 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 enjoyed our accommodation and facilities. We eagerly await your return to Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve to host you once... More

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Address: PO Box 296, Sur 411, Oman
Location: Oman > Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate > Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 31
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