Getting There Oman Air ( omanair.com) connects Muscat with several major Southeast Asian cities, including Manila, Jakarta, Bangkok, and Singapore; it also operates multiple daily flights between the Omani capital and Salalah.
Where to Stay Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort 968/2521-8000; jabalakhdar.anantara.com; doubles from US$350. Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara 968/2322-8222; salalah.anantara.com; doubles from US$376. Park Inn by Radisson, Duqm 968/2208-5700; parkinn.com; doubles from US$153.
Touring Local travel specialist Bahwan Tourism ( 968/2465-4140; bahwantravels.com) can organize everything from dolphin watching to desert excursions.