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Sama Al Wasil Camp

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This camp is in the middle of a desert and boy it is scenic. Under a canopy of stars and surrounded by caramel coloured sand dunes, this Camp is the lap of luxury in the middle of a desert. We stayed here for one night. The rooms were quaint and comfortable. The food was excellent. We had an assortment of...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Camp is about 2 hours drive from Muscat in the heart of Sharquiya Sands. The camp is surrounded by dunes of varying heights that gives the camp the feeling of complete isolation from the outside world. The rooms were nicely decorated to look like a traditional Omani house. The rooms were clean and the beds were comfortable. The bathroom...

1Thank Mrtah
Reviewed 15 June 2016

It was my first stay at Sama Al Wasil Camp as a guest. We booked this camp because all other camps in Wahiba Sands stopped their operations in summer. So, I can say we made a great decision as we were the only guests in the camp and treated here as Royals! The camp itself looks as a little oasis...

1Thank Valentina Z
Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Nicely set up in the sand: a large central lounge pavilion with open walls serving as a reception and the place where welcome-drinks and dates are offered, distantly surrounded by small one-room cabins with tiled floor, rough painted walls, beams and slats ceiling. Bathroom is outside of the room but still within the cabin, consisting of loo, basic shower without...

Thank weberwest
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Good services, friendly people, the tents do have bathrooms now, it's nearby the big dunes that you can see in the south of the hotel, at walking distance, ideal to hike and enjoy a sunset or sunrise, and avoid the extra paying of the jeep or van drive. Good food, nice camp fire and a telescope to see the stars...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Just returned from our one night stay in the desert. We were three couples and we stayed in three of the A/C equipped Rooms which were very comfortable. The welcome we got from the staff was excellent, coffee, dates etc. There is big sand dunes behind the camp which were perfect for viewing the spectacular sunset. The dinner provided was...

Thank PadraigMunster
Turin, Italy
Reviewed 12 March 2015

I spent 2 nights in the camp in early January 2015 with my husband and the experience was fantastic. Great atmosphere: you are fully immersed in the desert and the blue sky, no noise at all, just sands, stars and cammels. The accomodation was very good: clean rooms and toilets, good food (tipical and international), nice place to have dinner...

1Thank ebiga
Algiers, Alger, Algeria
Reviewed 25 February 2015

The Camp is located in a flat valley 192 km (2 hours drive) from Muscat in the heart of Sharquiya Sands. The camp is surrounded by dunes of varying heights that gives the camp the feeling of complete isolation from the outside world.

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Staad, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Positives: * check-in was easy while the manager dealt with the details we went to the general Bedouin styled sitting area where we were offered Omani coffee, dates and oranges * Bedouin style sitting area outside each hut * the dining area is also in the Bedouin style although there are some tables for those who don’t want to sit...

2Thank zortean
Reviewed 14 November 2014

The Sama Al Wasil Camp is a very good combination for those who want to experience the desert but would still like a bit of comfort. Stone bungalows (some of them climatized) are built in a circle around one large tent-like building, where the very friendly staff welcomes the travellers with dates, Omani coffee or tea. The rooms as well...

Thank Katja E

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Additional Information about Sama Al Wasil Camp

Address: Muscat PC 133, Sultanate of Oman, Oman
Region: Oman > Muscat Governorate
Price Range: $173 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As:
Sama Al Wasil Camp Oman/Muscat Governorate
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“better the tents”
 of 5 bubbles Jorge-Cardenas-R, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“As with any desert camp in Oman make sure you bring your own beer and wine. This an be easily got at Muscat Duty Free when you enter the country at Muscat Airport.”
 of 5 bubbles PadraigMunster, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“rooms at the sunset side”
 of 5 bubbles fayeq-alnatour, 25 Feb 2015 | Read review
“I can't recommend a good room, but I would avoid room 9 and the rooms nearest to this room as they're very close to the septic tanks and the flies love them!”
 of 5 bubbles zortean, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you need a really cool room in order to sleep, try to get a climatized one”
 of 5 bubbles KatjaE638, 14 Nov 2014 | Read review
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