This is a truly unique resort for a luxury stay in Muscat, thanks to its stunning architectural design and extensive gardens sweeping down to a private beach.

The rooms are luxurious, with spectacular views of the water, the resort’s gardens, the Hajar Mountains, or the Gulf of Oman, making each one a calming sanctuary.

There are six restaurants and two lounges offering the best of world cuisines and wines, and the spa is the largest in Muscat with a comprehensive menu of treatments. Highlights include Balinese therapies and indigenous rituals.

Location: the stunning Bausher beachfront in Oman

Transfer time: approximately 10 minutes from Muscat International Airport

Rooms/suites: 158 – consisting of Serai Rooms, Serai Sea View Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Deluxe Club Rooms and the Chedi Club Suite

Restaurants/bars: eight – including The Restaurant which provides a fine dining experience set in an elegant dining room; The Chedi Pool Cabana serves light Mediterranean meals alongside the Chedi pool and private beach; and The Shisha Lounge is the ideal place to unwind with plush cushions under the starry Arabian sky

Water activities: two swimming pools (one reserved for adults) and a private beach. Snorkelling, diving, dolphin watching and other excursions can be arranged

Land activities: tennis, and golf courses nearby at Al Maha Golf Club and Muscat Hills Golf Club

Spa/beauty services: The Spa boasts a wide selection of luxurious treatments and facilities

Children: babysitting available on request

Board basis: bed and breakfast