Hidden beaches, lapped by the Arabian Sea, abound throughout the Governorate of Dhofar. The city of Salalah is blessed with kilometer after kilometer of soft white sand, the main beaches including those at Dahariz, Al Baleed and Haffa, near Al Husn Palace.
West of the city the mountains give way to the beaches of Mugsayl and beyond, creating dramatic backdrops. To the east of Salalah, unspoilt beaches can be discovered all the way to Taqah, interrupted only by a few creeks. Beyond Mirbat, the nature of the coastline changes to one of small coves; some with Dhofar’s famous white sand, others of multihued granite pebbles worn smooth by the power of Oman’s Arabian Sea.