The Sultanate of Oman, a country of spectacular mountain ranges and wadis, shifting sand dunes and enchanting fortresses. Land of an ancient civilization and a vibrant culture rich in tradition, yet unaffected by modernity. for centuries, it inspired visitors and travellers lured by its beauty and diversity... 'Once seen, never forgotten' so it was said of this breathtaking land. Amid this Arabian splendour stands Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel, an Oasis of peace and tranquility set against the magnificent Hajar mountains Just a short drive from Nizwa, the ancient capital, with its majestic fort and bustling souk, the hotel is within easy distance of other tourist attractions- the pottery town of Bahla, fascinating Jabrin fort, the picturesque mountain villages of Al Hamra and Misfah. Its also perfectly placed for adventure safaris deep into Oman's interior. Built in traditional Omani-style architecture, the Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel is furnished with care and excellent taste offering all the comforts and amenities of a luxury hotel. All 120 Guest rooms including 3 Suites, are well equipped with individual controlled airconditioning, satellite TV, attached bathroom,international direct dialing facility, Mini bar, 24 hrs room service, 24 hrs laundry and drycleaning service. There are several attractions around, the town of Bahla nearby is renowned for its ethnic pottery. The historic 12 mile fort is only half an hours drive. Tanuf is only a short drive where one can have a cool dip in the fresh water springs. Easily accessible are Jabel Shams (the Great Canyon of Oman)and Jabel Akdhar, to go there requires a 4-wheel drive (and a road permit because of military installations in the area). One of the most scenic areas in Oman, coupled with the friendly local inhabitants, this region is a natural spot for tourism. Points of interest include the towns of Wadi Bani Habib, Saiq and Al Ayn, where local farmers raise grapes, pomegranates, apricots and walnuts. The climate is moderate year round as the mean altitude is about 1800 metres. Also of interest is the lookout over the canyon recently named Diana's Point, for the late Princess of Wales who spent time here in the late 80s. For the long distance traveller, Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel is a welcome stopover, specially while driving to Salalah. At the end of all the hectic exploration you are welcomed into the warmth and care of Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel, indulging you with traditional hospitality discreetly blended with the hotels modern facilities.