Things to do

Sprawling souks, ancient forts and gleaming mosques, Muscat has so much to please the curious tourist. Pop next door to see the dancing fountains or grab an iced drink. Seek out the spiritual in one of Oman’s beautiful mosques. Or take a short drive to the stunning coastline for a day on the Corniche. There’s plenty to do at Avani Muscat Hotel & Suites.

Leisure Listing

  • Al Araimi Boulevard

    Just next door to the hotel, you can shop til you drop or discover great fun for all ages. Check out the interactive wall or marvel at the musical fountains. High fashion, cool kids, a cinema and multiple dining options make this a great place for a day out.
  • Oman Aquarium

    The largest aquarium in the Middle East is located in Seeb, not far from the hotel. Visitors will be awed by more than 30,000 colourful marine animals and over 200 different species. Families love the African penguins that call the park home, and the turtle rehabilitation centre is fascinating.
  • Seeb Souq

    Delve into a bazaar of wonder at Seeb Souq. See mountains of fruit and spices line the narrow laneways. Wander by colourful stalls with friendly locals selling their wares. Make sure to try a kebab and fresh fruit juice and make your way out to the harbour front.
  • Mall of Muscat

    Oman’s largest shopping centre, this vast arena houses some of fashion’s biggest names and plenty for entertaining the family with its aquarium, casual restaurants and cinema. Find gifts, perfumes and much more in this attractive destination mall.
  • Seeb Corniche

    Stroll along the corniche shaded by palm trees as you watch people jostle for space to play games on the sand. Try some typical Omani dried fish and purchase local handcrafted goods that are available from local sellers. Cool down with an iced coffee from one of the coffee shops that line the 2 kilometre path.
  • Pool

    Feeling the need to cool down? Our sleek pool is the perfect place for a dip. Glide in for a refreshing swim or do some lengths to wake up your body. With great views and room to lounge, staying poolside is a great option.
  • Kids Club

    Little ones have lots of fun at Avani Muscat Hotel & Suites. Come along to the Kids Club to try some arts, crafts and games. We organize treasure hunts and fun activities to keep your brood having the best time on their holiday.
  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

    This magnificent architectural beauty can be reached in around 20 minutes from Avani Muscat Hotel & Suites. The only Omani mosque open to non-Muslims, its cream marble minarets and decorative features are a dazzling sight to behold.