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Desert Retreat Camp

Al Wasil | 196, Ghuwayfat al Habb 421, Oman
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  • Excellent44%
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“dune bashing” (15 reviews)
“the owner” (10 reviews)
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Reviewed March 19, 2014

One of the must do things in Oman is a stopover in the desert. You need to meet up at the office before going by convoy to the camp. They provide you with a ride if you don't have your own 4*4. The staff at...More

Thank leemwarren
Reviewed March 16, 2014

The camp was as expected, a tent in the sand with a decent bathroom but no luxury. Nothing wrong with that. The owner wasn't there (only three tents occupied), the staff was helpful but sullen. Food was fine. I got what I came for :...More

3  Thank dezzyB
Reviewed March 14, 2014

If you're passing through Oman and are looking for an excursion, I can recommend the Wahiba; about a three to four drive from Muscat - the desert itself is an awesome sight to behold, and you'll drive past herds of camels in getting there. This...More

2  Thank Fyrdracca
Reviewed January 4, 2014

For our booking of 2 tents sleeping 4 adults and 3 kids, we paid 410 OMR for 2 nights (1 OMR = 2.5 US$ so that equals $1,250). We knew there was no tv, internet or electricity but we did think there would be some...More

4  Thank KimShum
Reviewed December 28, 2013

We knew it was in a tent, we knew it was winter, we expected it to be basic. Nomadic tent style campsite of roughly 30 Omani woven covered "chalets".The ceilings were local rugs draped nicely across the roof...very nice. Nicely set up, in the midlle...More

1  Thank Gary D
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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  • $115 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Stewart C
March 3, 2017|
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Response from SEBASTIEN S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry for the delay. If you want to visit the Desert, drive through the wadi's, visiting the mountains.. you absolutely need a 4 wheels driving car. Sebastien
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nnatdaa
December 6, 2016|
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Response from mbperth2015 | Reviewed this property |
Hello I tried to post the email address of Humaid, the owner who is very helpful but looks like email addresses are not allowed. The camp does have a Facebook page listing a phone number which is how we contacted him. We... More
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mbperth2015
November 18, 2016|
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Response from SEBASTIEN S | Reviewed this property |
Hi is better to go to the Camp with somebody from the property. look at the way, so you will be able easily to come back on your own. Seb
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"Be prepared to stay in a genuine tent in the desert. No luxuries. Great comfort and a great time with the..."
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"Rooms far from the bonfire area are probably quieter."
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