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In the middle of Sharqiya Sands of Oman’s Empty Quarter, Arabian Oryx Camp provides a Bedouin experience in the desert. It features a typical Arabic restaurant that serves a breakfast and dinner buffet.

All Bedouin style tents at Arabian Oryx are fitted with tile floors. Each has split air conditioning, a fridge and a tea/coffee maker. A shower and free toiletries are provided in the private bathroom.

Guests can enjoy the various traditional meals which are cooked daily and served by the campfire. Complimentary tea and coffee are served all day at Arab Oryx Camp.

Sand skating and dune bashing are available by Arab Oryx. The hotel also arranges desert safaris with a private camp.

Seeb International Airport is less than 124 miles from Arab Oryx Camp. An airport shuttle is available upon request.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Arabian Oryx Camp has been welcoming guests since Jul 9, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Halal, Gluten-free, Asian, American, Buffet


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, we will come in a Saloon Car. If we take transfer package, where can we park the car? Are there parking charges? Would the cars be safe?
    RO 35.00 Per 4wd jeep for Return transfer from Al Wasil to camp along with dune bashing and sun set watching . Meeting Point : Al Wasil Meeting Time :..
    Answered on December 17, 2021
  • Do we need to have 4x4 vehicle to reach?
    Yes, you need to have a 4x4 Car To Reach The Camp. Thank You.
    Answered on February 10, 2021
  • Hi, there are 9 of us traveling and are staying in Muscat city centre, can you provide transport for us to the camp?
    Dear Guest. Thank you for contracting with us. Yes, we can organize the transfer service from Muscat to camp. Please advise me the arrival date.
    Answered on November 8, 2022
  • i have KIS sportage is it possible to reach you with it ?
    Yes Possible.
    Answered on March 9, 2022
  • I have Lexus’ NX 2 will drive can we get to your camp ?
    Yes possible
    Answered on January 29, 2022
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Host Info

Company review score: 8.6Based on 319 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

More than 15 years ago, Hamdan Al Hajri, owner of the Arabian Oryx Camp, set out to provide an authentic Bedouin experience for visitors to Oman. In his exact words: "I wanted to create a welcoming environment where I could share the beauty of the desert with my guests. And there is no better way to do that than sitting around a camp fire, listening to traditional music, sampling wonderful food and sharing stories among friends."

Property info

In the heart of the golden sands of Sharqiyah Desert nestled among stunning and ever changing patterns of dunes, Arabian Oryx Camp offering a luxurious Bedouin style accommodation that confines of the private Bathroom, a myriad of free high-end Toiletries are at the guests’ disposal. The sitting of the camp in the wilderness of the desert emphasize the beauty of the virgin golden sand dunes surrounding it. You will be welcome with warmth and kindness of Omani Hospitality. The delicious Arabic Cuisine splendor & attentive service along with live entertainment and Camp Fire under the roof of starry skies you will have ever charming experience once in a life time.

Neighborhood info

The camp is rightfully surrounded by sand dunes, so one does not need to go far to experience the beauty of the desert. However way you want to enjoy the desert, we leave the choice up to you. You may go on a guided tour with our experts to get a view of the most spectacular sunrise or sunset. If you wish to go on a long drive from the camp, we can do that too. We even leave the speed of your travel to your liking: a 4-wheel drive or a camel train, you choose. This way, you get to have full control of your authentic Bedouin experience.

Languages Spoken

Area info *
Amenities of Arabian Oryx Camp
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Guest bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Mountain view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast) Off-site Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Skiing
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Babysitting/Child services
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Lowered sink
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • English
  • Hindi

House rules

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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Extra bed upon request
OMR 15 per child, per night
Crib upon request
2 - 10 years
Extra bed upon request
OMR 15 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Visa Arabian Oryx Camp accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please check your visa requirements.

Please note that the guest has to pay cash only to the hotel upon arrival.

FAQs about Arabian Oryx Camp

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Arabian Oryx Camp by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 2min

  • The prices at Arabian Oryx Camp may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Arabian Oryx Camp is 4.3 miles from the center of Shāhiq.

  • Yes, Arabian Oryx Camp is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Guests staying at Arabian Oryx Camp can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Arabian Oryx Camp offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Skiing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Entertainment staff
    • Bike tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bicycle rental
    • Walking tours
    • Cooking class
    • Happy hour
    • Live music/Performance

  • Check-in at Arabian Oryx Camp is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.