Oman is a nation that is blessed with an impressive coastline and a pristine ocean surrounding it. The beaches offer a variety of things to do for its visitors and snorkelling is one of them. Read on to know more about snorkelling in Oman.
The crystal clear oceans of Oman support a variety of marine life including vibrant corals, reef fish, turtles, crustaceans and so much more making it an idyllic destination for snorkelling. One could even swim along these amazing creatures upon plunging into the oceans with their snorkel.
Where to do snorkelling
There is a huge network of Diving sites and snorkelling spots around there are also a myriad of dive schools which are run by European and American expats. You could rent snorkelling gear at surf shops that are located on popular beaches. Speaking of the destinations, you could do snorkelling in the beaches of Muskat, Musandam, Daymaniyat Islands and many other beach destinations.
Since beaches and snorkelling destinations are some of the most sought over Oman attractions, there are plenty of accommodation options located at close proximity to them. Located in the coastal city of Salalah, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara is an accommodation option worth considering since it is also located close to the beach.
The ocean temperature around Oman is very comfortable even during winter months the average temperature of the sea will be around 28 degree Celcius during the summer months it gets warmer. The best times to visit here is from November to January when the visibility and the water temperatures are ideal.
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+