Translating the serene meanings of the holy month, Six Senses Zighy Bay offers guests a compelling Ramadan experience, inspiring an over-all sense of wellness and balance, and providing a secluded getaway to delve the mind, body and senses into a rejuvenating natural experience, entirely lived within the beautiful surroundings of a private sanctuary, designed to feed the soul in the morning, and senses at night.
Six Senses Zighy Bay promises a self-indulging journey, taking guests away from the grind of daily hectic life into a world where they are both connected to their centre and their surroundings, with the dramatic Hajjar mountains in the back and the infinite Gulf of Oman azure water, throughout the day hours, guests can relax and restore their energy at the Six Senses Spa with its nine treatment rooms and qualified therapists, starting with a wellness screening to identify the program that suits them best. The Alchemy Bar offers ingredients inspired by the local Omani environment, customs and traditions chosen to revitalise and nourish the body and soul. For those who seek an outdoors adventure, the resort offers a diverse selection of fun-filled activities like hiking, biking and watersports.
Complementing a daylong relaxation inspired stay, Iftar at Six Senses Zighy Bay will be served upon request in the comfort of the guests’ villas, where they can enjoy in-villa dining options and create their own Iftar and Suhour concepts catered by creative chefs and inspired by the local culture and sustainable passion to serve organic and local food with a modern twist that will tantalise their taste buds. During the days, travellers can enjoy the best of Summer House and the in-villa dining menu indoors with all the same food and beverage offerings.
For guests who would like to have a meal with a view surrounded by raw settings and an authentic atmosphere, they can enjoy the mountaintop dining experience of Sense on The Edge, with a curated a la carte menu and scenery to satisfy, Ramadan nights can be enjoyed under the clear picturesque Omani sky.
Unwind and socialise by the pool at night at Zighy Bar, opening after Iftar until midnight, guests can relax with a beverage, soak in the cool ambience and the peaceful settings as you bid adieu to the day feeling awakened like never before. Enjoy traditional Arabic cuisine and favourites at Spice market as the night winds around and the aroma of spices fills the air.
With Mezzaria and the beach bar being closed throughout the month of Ramadan, the outdoor area will be a canvas of marvellous architecture soaking in natural daylight for guests to admire, the raw and locally inspired buildings will establish a deep connection between visitors.
As the holy month comes to a close, the time for celebration arrives with Eid Al Fitr. Keeping with the spirit of the festival the resort offers families the chance to come together and find the time and space to bond and revel in one of the most auspicious times. At Spice Market, the resort’s chefs have crafted a special feast featuring a plethora of options with the best of Arabic cuisine and a wide selection of live stations. Let’s not forget the dessert though with a sprawling selection of Arabic sweets like umm Ali, baklava, qatayef, and more.
Through all of this, guests can learn about the traditions of the Holy Month, Eid, local culture through our GEMs and passionate staff, gaining a greater understanding of the rich customs and traditions bringing the adventure at Six Senses Zighy Bay to a full circle.