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Alila Hinu Bay

Salalah, Oman

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Luxurious and hospitable, Alila Hinu Bay offers a tranquil setting to relax and unwind and boasts a stunning, secluded location between the rocky terrain of the Samhan mountains and Arabian Sea. Architecturally, the property has been built using local, natural materials, seamlessly integrated with the surrounding landscapes, showing its commitment to the preservation of the region’s natural beauty. The hotel has adopted sustainable practices, and guests will see renewable energy sources such as solar panels, minimal plastic, and the use of local supply chains. Both of the hotel’s restaurants rely on fresh, local produce and ingredients, some of which is sourced from the onsite orchards and gardens.

As you arrive to check in, you’ll be met by the friendly staff. The lobby of the hotel is near the entrance, sitting at the highest point of the property. The grounds of the hotel are expansive, and guests have the option to be driven around by golf cart, otherwise they are free to explore the grounds on foot. The impressive infinity-edge pool looks out over the sea, located by the Sea Salt Restaurant, a popular place for guests to spend their time during the day. The staff are attentive, friendly, and committed to making sure their guests feel relaxed and well looked after.


Stepping into Alila Hinu Bay, you’ll find yourself at a stunning beachfront resort, offering a glimpse into the Arabian charm this region has to offer. First class facilities, the tranquil setting and excellent service will ensure a wonderful stay.


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Rooms are designed in a natural, minimalist style with traditional furnishings. The rooms and villas are spread across many buildings, all of which have a private terrace with a seating area and either look out over the Arabian Sea or up to the mountains behind. Some of the rooms have private pools if you would like some additional privacy while you relax in the Omani sun.


Hinu Bay is just over an hour's drive from Salalah airport, and a ten-minute drive from the town of Mirbat, which was a local trading post in the 17th century. It’s also a stone’s throw from the Wadi Darbat valleys, where you can hike among luscious greenery to waterfalls and wadis.

Food and drink

  • There are two restaurants and a lobby lounge bar offering light snacks and Middle Eastern specialties.
  • Sea Salt offers lunch and dinner with a menu that specializes in local, sustainably harvested seafood served in a Southeast Asian style.
  • The Orchard restaurant serves local and Mediterranean cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner.
  • The pool bar serves snacks, salads and drinks during the day.

Facilities and activities

  • A private beach, where you might be lucky enough to spot dolphins.
  • A private lagoon.
  • Two swimming pools.
  • A gym.
  • Tennis courts.
  • Spa and wellness center.
  • The hotel can arrange daily activities such as hiking in the nearby mountains and wadis, yoga and meditation classes, and cooking classes.

Tour ideas in Salalah

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at Alila Hinu Bay as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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