BBQ facilities
Free WiFi
Free parking
Air conditioning
Private Bathroom
24-hour front desk
Non-smoking rooms

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With an unbeatable setting in the silky dunes of the Omani desert, the 5-star Desert Nights Camp offers 55 luxurious Bedouin-style tents and 33 deluxe rooms for those seeking the ultimate desert adventure holiday.

The Desert Nights Camp is located on the Wahiba/Sharqiya sands, a 2-hour drive from Muscat. This secluded area covers 6.8 mi of beautiful desert landscape.

Several free services are offered to the guests, including drive up to the dunes in a 4x4 vehicle to watch the sunset, with light snacks and soft drinks served on the trip.

Also camel rides within the camp premises in the morning are available, and transfers between Al Wasil town and the Desert Nights Camp are available at an extra cost for those traveling by vehicles not suited for desert driving.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Desert Nights Camp has been welcoming guests since Jan 6, 2010
Hotel chain/brand: Aitken Spence Hotels

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Buffet

Free Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 full bed
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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 there is alcohol or bar in the hotel
    Answered on December 15, 2020
  • Hi, hows the temperature during night
    Dear Guest , Around 38 Degrees .
    Answered on July 10, 2021
  • is there a shuttle from Muscat hotel to the camp?
    Dear Partner, Good Afternoon. yes, it is available @ OMR 200 nett into 4x4 shuttle service . Gautam
    Answered on October 10, 2019
  • What are you return transfer fees from the village to the property and back. We don't have a 4WD and will probably have to park at the check point.
    hello OMR 15 for return transfer service from main road
    Answered on February 8, 2022
  • Hi we are looking to stay at your place towards the end of February. I would like to understand what your cancellation policies are in the event of CO..
    Hello good morning to you cancellation policy 14 days prior to arrival date
    Answered on January 20, 2022
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Managed by Oman Hotels

Company review score: 8.4Based on 3,418 reviews from 5 properties
5 managed properties

Company info

Nothing can make your experience more memorable than faultless hospitality. The professional staff you will come across at our hotels will give you the undivided attention you deserve. Guests can travel to any Aitken Spence Hotel and rest easy knowing that they will be greeted by a friendly face and a helpful hand. In our aim to increase job opportunities in areas surrounding our hotels, ASH employees are of both local and foreign influence.

Property info

“Ahlan Wa Sahlan” – Awaken to Adventure Desert Nights Camp, the only luxury desert camp in Oman, is an ideal base for your Arabian desert adventure, with spectacular craggy mountains in the distance, endless dunes and crystalline wadis. It is only a two hour drive away from Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman. The camp is sprawled across 10-acres of silken sands, secluded 11km within the vast isolation of the Omani desert.

Neighborhood info

The desert camp in Oman is only a two hour drive away from Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman. When you leave Muscat, follow the Sultan Qaboos road past the airport. After the airport roundabout, take the Nizwa highway, which is also known as the M23 or the Muscat to Sur Raod. Follow this road to Bidbid where you take the Sur off-ramp and continue on this road towards Sur for 150 km. You will pass a small town called Ibra and after 40 km reach a small village called Al Wasil. 500 metres after the Al Wasil sign, turn right at the small sand coloured mosque. Follow the dirt road for 11km to Desert Nights Camp, our luxury hotel on the Wahiba Sands. Use the sign posts located at every 1km mark to ensure that you are heading in the correct direction.

Languages Spoken

Area info *
2 Restaurants On Site

    Restaurant #1

    Restaurant #2

    Food: International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Desert Nights Camp
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Landmark view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live music/Performance
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Darts
  • Pool table
  • Playground
  • Game room
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • 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
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi

House rules

Desert Nights Camp takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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.

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 - 2 years
Crib upon request
6 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
OMR 28 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
OMR 38 per person, 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

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Desert Nights Camp accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that camp is only accessible by four wheel drive.

Transfer can be arranged for guest (without 4WD) to the camp from Al Wasil Petrol Pump. Transfer service at OMR 15/- net for pickup and drop off from Al Maha Petrol Station "

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Desert Nights Camp

  • Check-in at Desert Nights Camp is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Desert Nights Camp offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Darts
    • Evening entertainment
    • Bike tours
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/Performance

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Desert Nights Camp by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 3h

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

  • Guests staying at Desert Nights Camp can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • Desert Nights Camp is 4.3 miles from the center of Shāhiq.

  • Desert Nights Camp has 2 restaurants:

    • Restaurant
    • Restaurant