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Jabal Shems provides authentic accommodations in tents and bungalows to experience a traditional Bedouin camp. Both accommodations types are fitted with modern amenities and include air conditioning as well as views of the mountain.

Tents are decorated in characteristic Arabian style, while bungalows have a seating area with chairs and dining table. Both have a private bathroom fitted with a shower and free toiletries.

It is possible to enjoy traditional Omani cuisine and local specialties at the buffet restaurant. Staff can also help and advice the best hiking trails around the famous Al Ḩamra Canyon and the surrounding desert.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Sama Heights Resort has been welcoming guests since Jul 11, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site




Walking tours


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi We are 3 friends travelling together. Is it possible for an additional bed to be put into one of the tents or rooms so that we can all share?
    yes can be arranged. cost is OMR 20 / HB . Best Regards.
    Answered on 11 January 2020
  • Is it Off road or good road from al Hamza?
    from AL HAMRA 40 mnts drive. 10 km off road.
    Answered on 13 November 2020
  • Can we drive AWD or its mandatory to have 4X4 wheel drive.
    4WD car us comfortable and can drive fast. there is off road of 10 KM. You will have to drive saloon cars very slowly . thanks
    Answered on 14 April 2021
  • Will you provide BBQ accessories like coal, tray and oil for fire as we will bring meat..
    please note BBQ can be done only in GRAND CHALET. we are unable to provide any equipment's. STANDARD / SULTAN / MOUNTAIN VIEW - rooms BBQ not allowed .
    Answered on 1 December 2020
  • Hello, Do we require a 4x4 to reach your property? Thanks very much Natasha
    yes it is necessary to have 4 WD car. Regards.
    Answered on 29 November 2019
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Ambience
Resort Facilities at Sama Heights Resort
Great facilities! Review score, 8
Most popular amenities
Non-smoking rooms
Free parking
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
  • Playground
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Special diet meals (on request)
No internet access available.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Private check-in/out
    • Baggage storage
    • Wake-up service
    • Packed lunches
    • Express check-in/out
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Outdoor play equipment for kids
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Key access
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • Arabic
    • English
    • Hindi
    Sustainability initiatives
    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    Sama Heights Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 11:30 PM

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


    From 6:30 AM to 11:00 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 13 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 - 2 years
    Crib upon request
    6 - 12 years
    Extra bed upon request
    OMR 10 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.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Sama Heights Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    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 Sama Heights Resort

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

    • Sama Heights Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Playground
      • Walking tours

    • Room options at Sama Heights Resort include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Double
      • Chalet

    • Sama Heights Resort has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • Sama Heights Resort is 0.9 miles from the center of Dār Sawdāʼ.

    • Check-in at Sama Heights Resort is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Guests staying at Sama Heights Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

    • Yes, Sama Heights Resort is popular with guests booking family stays.