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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The turtle tour was amazing, if you stay at the turtle reserve both the evening and early morning tours are included. We decided to take advantage of both, although was an early start at 5am we were rewarded by there being only 4 people on the tour and getting to watch a beautiful sunrise. You are pretty much guaranteed to...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The turtle tour in the evening is great fun and you're nearly guaranteed to see turtles all year round round. BUT - the rooms arent great value for money, the staff are a bit lazy and unhelpful, and the beach CANNOT BE ACCESSED by car, which means that if you want to go for a swim during the day or...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing this awesome review on this forum! We are regret that the trip was not up to your liking. Please note that as the wi-fi is concerned we do not receive very good signals from the telecom towers because of our geographical location. We look forward to seeing you again, soon!. Best Regards, Vijay Handa...

Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in the tents. They are spacious and comfortable. The bathrooms are not so great. We had a view. Frankly, it is a bizarre place, overpriced, and not particularly enjoyable. As a guets of the hotel, you are given priority to see the turtles. We walked for 20mns at about 8:45pm to the beach. We saw babies, a big...

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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...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

(This review is only for the hotel and not the turtle tour. The turtles did their job and were great, btw.) Stayed here for a night at the Carapace room for turtle watching. Pro's - Right at turtle research centre where turtle watching tour starts and the ONLY accommodation anywhere near - Includes free morning and evening guided turtle watching...

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Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying in tents with ac ...added to the experience , . The season recommended for turtle viewing is around July ...when you can see many turtles,,, we were lucky to be able to see all stages even though off season... the turtle obliged !!!! . Tents comfortable adequate amenities. Better Wi fi signal desirable. Guides were very good and polite....

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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 for sparing your valuable time to share your feedback on your stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve! I am pleased to note that our services and facilities were up to your satisfaction. Your positive feedback about the Reserve is deeply appreciated and has been communicated to all the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a magical experience! 2/3 hours drive from Muscat through wonderful scenery. We arrived and were greeted by very helpful and friendly receptionist. Our tent was INCREDIBLE!! I highly recommend paying the extra for a tent...it makes the experience of this place completely different to that of a room in the main building. The tents are huge and absolutely...

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

Dear Leelondon40, Thank you for your awesome review following your recent visit with us. We are delighted to hear that you and your family had such a great time with us. Your kind words and flattering compliments towards our overall facilities and excellent services are a big recognition to us and will certainly be shared with the entire team. We...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was in Oman for an official visit and colleague there suggested i visit Ras Al Jinz. Somehow i said YES, instantly. And next day we were off to the place and we enjoyed every bit of our drive from Muscat. On the way we got lost but Mr. Vijay was there to guide us to the place and we reached...

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

Dear Mujtaba-Ali, Thank you for writing this awesome review on this forum! We are delighted that you greatly enjoyed your time with us and we're always pleased when our guests leave with your sentiment of being comforted & an amazing Guided Tour experience. We look forward to seeing you again, soon!. Best Regards, Vijay Handa Cluster General Manager

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic experience, well worth the visit! We were lucky to see female turtle laying her eggs and another three turtles on the beach. Trip took around 1 hour. Guide was very nice chap with excellent knowledge.

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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...

Sur, Oman
Reviewed January 16, 2017

After trying numerous fine dining restaurants in oman, this was a very pleasant experience. Compared to other restaurants, the food was reasonably priced and every bit as satisfying. There was a wide variety of dishes to choose from, each inspired by a specific time period. The wait staff was friendly and helpful.

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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 offer, and were contented with the personalized service standards extended by our dedicated team. Thank you once again for your compliments...

Reviewed January 15, 2017

We did not stay a night at the Reserve but we got there in the afternoon and were waiting until the Turtle tour watching time. There are no restaurant or coffee shop around except the café and restaurant that opens only at specific times. Turtle Watching was great experience, we are so glad we did it!

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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 offer, and were contented with the personalized service standards extended by our dedicated team. Thank you once again for your compliments...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve

Address: PO Box 296, Sur 411, Oman
Location: Oman > Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate > Sur
Price Range: $211 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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