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Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve

PO Box 296, Sur 411, Oman
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Kent
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here first weekend in Feb - no turtles. It's a fair drive from Muscat, around 3.5hrs. The beach is fab and is worth a visit alone for the fab rock formations. The staff were great and very helpful. The rooms in the hotel are pretty standard, no frills. There is nothing else to do here apart from see turtles.... More 

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

ear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We are delighted to learn that you had a luxurious stay, enjoyed our hospitality and services. I will be pleased to share the positive feedback with the entire team. Thank you once again for admiring... More 

Stroud, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the tents which were well equipped and had a lovely view down to the turtle beach and the sea. I believe the tents are more comfortable than the rooms and they certainly had everything you needed for 1 night. The food was adequate and the staff mostly pleasant although their was a rather grumpy female receptionist in... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We are delighted to learn that you had a luxurious stay, enjoyed our hospitality and services. I will be pleased to share the positive feedback with the entire team. Thank you once again for admiring... More 

London
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188 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove from Nizwa to Sur for a 1 night stay to specifically see the Turtles. Saw 1 turtle. That's nature for you. Hey Ho. Take away lesson ? Select a more prominent time of the year ( July- October ) to ensure you see more. What was poor though was the lack of communication from staff. We were told it... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We do appreciate hearing from our customers, as their comments are vital for us to continue improving our services. We sincerely regret the inconvenience caused with regard to the Turtle Guided Tour, we have noted... More 

Darmstadt, Deutschland
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58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in one if these enormous tents and even with six if us in the tent it was quite spacious. The beds were superwomen and comfortable. We didn't need the Aircon as it was not that hot. The setup of the toilet/shower is a bit strange a proper door would increase the privacy. If you only want to see... More 

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Thank Robert M
Vijay H, General Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We are delighted to learn that you had a luxurious stay, enjoyed our hospitality and services. I will be pleased to share the positive feedback with the entire team. Thank you once again for admiring... More 

New Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came to Oman with family to visit our relatives here. Visited the resort on 3rd January 2016 with family and relatives and stayed over the weekend. The resort has rooms and tents which can accommodate families of 4 (minimum) in each. We stayed in their tents which had a sea facing view. This was fantastic and unique experience for us.... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We are delighted to learn that you had a luxurious stay, enjoyed our hospitality and services. I will be pleased to share the positive feedback with the entire team. Thank you once again for admiring... More 

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19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

This is a really sharp, high class facility seemingly in the middle of nowhere. The rooms were very classy, nice restaurant on site and if you stay here you get priority spots on the turtle viewing. The turtle guides were thorough and knowledgeable. Highly recommended.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We are delighted to learn that you had a luxurious stay, enjoyed our hospitality and services. I will be pleased to share the positive feedback with the entire team. Thank you once again for admiring... More 

Oman
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

A pretty place after a beautiful drive through Sur coastal highway. Lucky to see some huge sea turtles and some hatchlings considering this is an off-season for nesting turtle. Early dawn tour treated us with a gorgeous sunrise and some stunnig photo opportunities. The hospitality of resort staff was amazing. We had an issue regarding miscommunication over email but that... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We are delighted to learn that you had a luxurious stay, enjoyed our hospitality and services. I will be pleased to share the positive feedback with the entire team. Thank you once again for admiring... More 

Muscat, Oman
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Last week ( 21 nov 2015 ), me and my family went to sur to witness the unique experience of turtles laying the eggs at sur beach. We were a group of 14 people and decided to have an overnight stay at the property so that we can take the early morning tour. It would not be an exaggeration if... 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! Thank you very much for the delightful review on Trip Advisor. We are glad to know that you had a wonderful time at Ras Al Jinz. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards, Vijay Handa General Manager More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Firstly to see the turtles was amazing and loved it...well ran by the guides and saw both egg laying and eggs cracking and little turtles heading to the sea. I went for the tent option which are lovely tents with all the mod cons you expect and a very comfy bed but have the following issues...they are around together in... 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!!! Thank you very much for your feedback posted on this website. At Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve, we take pride in ensuring our customer’s satisfaction. Unfortunately, we did not meet up with your expectations. We deeply value your relationship with Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve and are committed to provide you... More 

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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Truly beautiful spot after a lovely drive from Muscat Friendly and courteous staff. Good food Wonderful experience watching the turtles laying their eggs and returning to the sea. Organized by the reserve . Good rooms and kept clean . Would love to go again ! Travel during the day advisable

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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! Thank you very much for the delightful review on Trip Advisor. We are glad to know that you had a wonderful time at Ras Al Jinz. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards, Vijay Handa General Manager More 

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