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Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve

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PO Box 296, Sur 411, Oman
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Singapore
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104 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience to watch these giant beauties laying eggs and building their nests. The centre itself is very well organized. The guides are very knowledgable. I am happy that the worry more about the comfort of the turtles than us, the tourists - as it should be! Must visit!

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

Dear Guest, It has been a great pleasure to host you at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve during your recent well-deserved vacation, we would like to thank you for your visit and for describing your fantastic experience at our Turtle Reserve through Trip Advisor. We are glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay as you highlighted key elements... More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Watching huge turtles laying eggs in itself is a lifetime experience... guides are good and friendly... Only buffet is available for food... would suggest to keep snacks or sandwiches also in the hotel (of course on chargeable basis), as the trip is in odd hours and specially kids tend to feel hungry

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Thank Rangoli S
Vijay H, General 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 recent 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... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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131 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A once a lifetime experience. We took the night watch and again in the morning. Saw several baby turtles and big ones laying eggs and then covering their nests and returning back to the sea.If you would like pictures then take the early morning watch. The guide was very knowledgeable about the turtles. Explained everything well. Its not a long... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review of Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. It is indeed a pleasure to read that you had a simply brilliant stay at the Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. I am glad our associates delighted you with amazing service & hospitality and great food. I have shared your feedback with the entire team at... More 

Muscat
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderful experience with my family at this place recently. Kudos to the Head guide Nasser Al Zadjali,who had taken us out on turtle watch,the depth of his knowledge was amazing.Though I have been here several times before this time it was really exceptional as we could see the nesting of the turtles and hatching at the same... More 

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Thank inet18
Vijay H, General Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review of Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. It is indeed a pleasure to read that you had a simply brilliant stay at the Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. I am glad our associates delighted you with amazing service & hospitality and great food. I have shared your feedback with the entire team at... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has to be on everyone's bucket list. Seeing green turtles nesting and going back to the ocean was an incredibly moving experience. As if that was not enough you get to see hatchlings on their perilous journey to the sea. Our children were stunned into silence!! The hotel is spotlessly clean, the food great and the staff so... More 

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Thank hmb73
Vijay H, General Manager at Ras al-Jinz Turtle Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It has been a great pleasure to host you at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve during your recent well-deserved vacation, we would like to thank you for your visit and for describing your fantastic experience at our Turtle Reserve through Trip Advisor. We are glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay as you highlighted key elements... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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46 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Whilst I didn't stay in the hotel, doing a guided tour to see the turtles is genuinely an unforgettable experience! I visited in high season (commences beginning of June) so was pretty much guaranteed to witness the turtles! The guide was very friendly, informative and helpful and I stood in awe as I watched a very large turtle lay her... More 

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Thank Julz C
Vijay H, General 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 recent visit 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... More 

Oman
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This is nature experience tour base hotel. You have amazing experience if you join turtle watching tour. Hotel accommodation is quite basic. Restaurant food taste is nice. I`d like to eat again! Wifi signal was poor.

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Thank Daisuke814
Vijay H, General 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 recent 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... More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

A long, boring drive from Muscat, but well worth the effort. Accommodation and catering are basic, but the opportunity to see turtles laying their eggs as well as hatchlings making their way to the see is truly amazing.

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Thank Robert M
Vijay H, General 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 recent 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... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Guides are very helpfull and they love their job. One thing: nature is uncontrolable, so, if you don't see turtles, come another day! It is only 5OMR per person and they explain you a lot of things and answer any question you might have regarding this topic.

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Thank marcfg
Vijay H, General 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 recent visit at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve! I am pleased to note your positive feedback about the Reserve and it is deeply appreciated. We will be pleased to communicate your feedback to all the members of our... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Turtle watching is a life-time experience, its amazing to see this beautiful animals so close, we were in a low season but were lucky to see 4 big turtles laying eggs. Beach is amazing, it is a magnificent place BUT 1 BIG MINUS is a GARBAGE on the beach. You can see plastic bottles, bags, even broken glass. Of course... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review with regards to your recent stay at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. We appreciate hearing from our visitors, as their comments are important to us. At the reserve we take all cares to maintain our nesting beach clean & we will be more careful in this regard & we will take this more... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $154 - $247 (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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Ras Al-Jinz Turtle Reserve Oman/Sur
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