The stunning natural surroundings of Salalah provide a great place to rediscover wellness this new year. With ocean views that extend for miles, the powder-soft sands of the private beach, and a beautifully landscaped garden, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara is a choice destination for guests who desire exciting activities in a luxurious setting.
Traditionally a time when people look to the future, this new year is a chance to escape on a rejuvenating journey that will enhance the wellbeing of body, mind, and soul. With a range of immersive activities and pursuits onsite, Al Baleed Resort lets guests unwind and be as energetic or relaxed as they choose.
The serenity of the destination lends itself to tranquil spa journeys and indigenous ingredients such as pomegranate and frankincense are utilised in curative treatments at Anantara Spa. Guests can surrender to experienced hands to undergo rebalancing therapies that lead to total revival.
For those seeking some healthy competition, Al Baleed Resort Salalah has recently launched a new tennis programme, in collaboration with LUX tennis. Italian native Horst Rieder has joined the team to provide tennis lessons and coaching. The former tennis pro was previously ranked in the top 100 in his home country and 1400 on the ATP world ranking. Rieder has trained and played against renowned tennis names including Federico Gaio, Andreas Seppi, and Jannik Sinnier. As well as being a skilled and passionate tennis coach, Rieder is fluent in English, German, Italian and proficient in Russian.
Take advantage of one-on-one training with Horst for proven technique and strategy tips. Guests can book a 30-minute lesson for OMR 16 and add an extra player for only OMR 4. 60-minute lessons are OMR 28 with an additional player for just OMR 8.
BEAT THE PRO
Do you have what it takes to beat a tennis pro? Challenge Horst to a full match; if you win, the game is complimentary. 90-minute match OMR 42 or FREE if you win. Tennis memberships are available for those who live locally, starting from OMR 80 per month.
REDUCING PAIN ON THE PATH TO WELLNESS
Al Baleed Salalah Resort by Anantara also plays host to visiting wellness practitioner, Khun Dome, in January 2022. With over 16 years’ experience as a certified physiotherapist, Dome specialises in Myofascial Release Therapy, a unique muscular manipulation technique that helps with pain in the connective tissues that surround muscles.
Several Myofascial Release treatments will be on offer during Khun Dome’s stay, including specialised therapies for upper and middle back, the hip region and the Dynamic Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage, which works on both sides of the body at once.
The benefits of Myofascial Release Therapy are many including relief from chronic pain, improved mobility, posture and breathing. Khun Dome will also offer Sports Injury Massage and Craniosacral Therapy. 60-minute treatments start at OMR 90 and should be booked in advance.
For those seeking a restorative getaway in nature, the new Rejuvenation Escape offers a relaxing proposition. Let life’s stresses slip away as you check into our lush retreat with a welcome drink to cool you down on arrival. Your Villa Host will be on hand throughout your stay to anticipate your every need. Make a One Bedroom Garden Pool Villa home for your sojourn, with plenty of space to unwind. Days can be spent exploring the heritage of the local area, or simply soaking up the sun in the privacy of your garden.
Savour a generous breakfast each morning with plenty of nutritious ingredients to boost your body from within. Khun Dome will perform a 60-minute massage to ease away your aches and pains and leave you feeling refreshed. This personalised healing journey is perfect for those needing a little R&R away from their daily lives.