Muscat, May 3, 2017 - Muriya, the most diversified developer of the biggest destinations in Oman, has announced the renaming of its flagship destination 'Salalah Beach' to 'Hawana Salalah'. The company's move came as part of its continued commitment to contribute to the growth of Oman's burgeoning tourism, real estate and leisure market. Meaning 'our fresh breeze' in Arabic, the new name is inspired by Salalah's renowned reputation as a destination of choice and reverberates with connotations of comfort and peace of mind.
Hawana Salalah is nestled in the heart of the Governorate of Dhofar, attracting visitors from Oman, the region and around the world. The development is home to three upscale hotels comprising the 400-room Salalah Rotana Resort, the 302-room Fanar Hotel & Residences, the 82-room Juweira Boutique Hotel, as well as the recently launched Souly Lodge which is Salalah's first eco-lodge comprising of 15 beach-front huts built entirely with natural elements. With nearly 800 rooms to cater to guests of all segments, the destination delivers world-class service infused with the warmth of traditional Omani hospitality. The multi-faceted community has been sustainably built to deliver high-level accommodation including luxurious freehold villas and apartments designed by world-class architects and available to own or rent. Designed to cater to every kind of lifestyle, Hawana Salalah's properties, range from spacious sea and lagoon front villas to meticulously designed townhouses and apartments.
Ensuring every visit to Hawana Salalah is memorable, the destination is home to a state-of-the-art marina close to two prominent local ports - the ancient UNESCO Heritage Site Khor Ruri and the Port of Salalah. The only superyacht haven in the south of Oman, the marina which includes 117 wet berths and 100 dry berths for yachts up 60 meters long. In addition to regular charter flights connecting Salalah to key source markets in Europe, Muriya's continuous development in the Sultanate's southernmost Governorate has transformed it into the region's region's fastest-growing year-round tourist hubs.