Environmental Escape
Good|June 2017

Sustainability is at the heart of Six Senses’ Spectacular zighy bay resort, and the result is a haven of restful relaxation for responsible travellers.

We’re pretty fortunate in the UAE that, if we’re struck down with wanderlust, there’s no end of spectacular short-haul destinations to tempt us. From the Maldives to Sri Lanka, Goa to Greece, great beach options abound. Which only serves to make the fact we’ve found an all-time favourite just a two-hour drive from home all the more surprising.

To say Oman’s Six Senses Zighy Bay is stunning would be an understatement akin to saying Brad Pitt is a little bit handsome, or Meryl Streep a tad talented. It is truly breathtaking, the sort of place that makes resisting clichés a challenge. With its back to the craggy burnt orange rock of the Al Hajar Mountains and its front to an otherwise deserted white sand beach, it’s real Robinson Crusoe territory, and an early morning stroll on the sand is more likely to turn up a host of hermit crabs than another human for company.

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