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Address: Oman
Phone Number: +968 24 493232

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sandy is a great

Not a bad place for an overnight stay on the way to Wadi after the beach turtles. In the morning -dzhip safari, camels, breakfast and great views ...

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2015
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Moscow, Russia
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Muscat, Oman
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288 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

My friends and I stayed here for a day.Basic but comfortable rooms, good food and very friendly staff.

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Moscow, Russia
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Not a bad place for an overnight stay on the way to Wadi after the beach turtles. In the morning -dzhip safari, camels, breakfast and great views ...

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014

Overall, I would choose another place. If you do choose this, do it just if you aren't alone and if everybody in your group is fine with having no comfort whatsoever. Beware that they do not offer what promised. In details: Cons: - I reached the place with a 5 min walk under the sun and 35 degrees, dragging a... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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73 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

We stayed one night in mid April and found the camp a bit lacking in what is promised. The staff checking us in had absolutely zero enthusiasm and the whole place suffered from a general malaise. We expected minimal, and it is certainly that. Be prepared for the extreme heat by April. A loud industrial fan is provided, but it... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2014

I used to be one of the owners of desert-discovery until 2009 when my partner (Said) suddenly stopped paying me. I have been in court with him for over 4 years now and it is very frustrating to learn that desert-discovery is still comfortably continuing it's business knowing that almost half the business is technically still mine... Said is indeed... More 

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Guimaraes, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

I had a 2day tour with my family that was above my expectations!! Very well organized, the operator met us at the hotel and took us the most beautiful places of Oman, always very friendly and concerned with our well-being, good english and knowledge of the sites!! We stayed at their camp where they received us very well, with good... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

I highly recommend Desert Discovery tours if you wish to sightsee and get to know Omani culture properly. All there is to know is at http://www.desertdiscovery.com/ but I will try to highlight the main cons. First, they pick you at your Hotel so that there is no need for taxi expenses nor to get lost in beautiful Muscat. Said, our... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
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111 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2013

We had a three day tour that more than met our needs and expectations. Local knowledge and personal service make this company easy to recommend. Very satisfied indeed.

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Helsinki
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2013

We stayed for one night at the Al Areesh Camp. The place is nicely located next the to sand dunes. We took a 4wd sand dune drive. It was the best thing with to stay in the camp. In the evening we had a dinner that is included. The dinner is avrige and the is nothing that indicates that you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2013

Used these guys to organise a trip down past sur to watch the turtles hatch. I found them very helpful and not expensive at all .... Also used them for a trip to the wahiba sands which is a very good trip.

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