Millennium Resort, Mussanah Oman Review: Paradise unbound

By Nicole Brewer

This past weekend here in Oman was a glorious one full of celebrations abound.  From the Oman National Day to the completion of my thesis, it was a time to unwind and relax. Therefore, this globe-trotter decided to trot to the Millennium Resort and Spa in Mussanah, Oman in order to destress.  The Millennium resort is located halfway between Muscat and Sohar.  I had the distinct pleasure to visit Millennium a year ago during my first trot in Oman, but this time around I was able to discover even more of it’s luxurious amenities as I spent time unwinding in their beautifully adorned spa.

View of Pier from room.
View of Pier from room.
I can get used to this.
I can get used to this.

The first I thing I did after being checked in by the lovely staff at the front desk, was retreat to my room overlooking the pier for a bit then headed straight down to relax by not one, but several infinity pools! It doesn’t get much more of 5 star resort quality then to overlook the Gulf of Oman…while laying in front of a beautiful pool that has beds to lay in while in the water. While I relaxed by the pool, a nice hotel staffer actually came by to ask me if I would be interested in their spa services and of course I obliged. He escorted me up to the spa area, where the nice spa manager gave me a tour of the facilities in order to make my decision of which services I would like to partake in.

Lovely place to destress :-).
Lovely place to destress :-).

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I was delighted to see that there were various options to choose from which included a couples massage room, Thai massage rooms that had the most gorgeous decorations and deliciously scented oils as well as hot stone options!! The  Zayna Spa has 11 rooms in total, which include steam rooms, a huge jacuzzi area and a ladies lounge that overlooks the Marina.  The dressing area had huge rooms and lockers to store your things. I loved the jacuzzi so much that I had to make a quick run back to my locker to get my cellphone in order to snap a few pics to share with you all :-).  

 

Couples massage room.
Couples massage room.
Thai massage room, isn't it adorable?
Thai massage room, isn’t it adorable?
This globe-trotter had a blast!
This globe-trotter had a blast!
I didn’t want to get out :-).

The spa manager himself gave me an uber relaxing massage and was so gracious and kind. I enjoyed my conversations that we had, while I learned that he too is a globe-trotter that has studied abroad in Germany like myself.  He made me feel so at ease as he worked out the knots and tensions that I had from all of the most recent stress and hard work I’ve done.  Once or twice he had to remind me to relax, which I did after taking a nice long deep breath.  You know the massage was good when you almost fall asleep on the massage table.  I’ll indeed be returning in order to check out some of the other spa facilities and options such as a facial treatment or a manicure and pedicure.  I can Highly recommend the Millennium Resort and Spa to all you globe-trotters.  If you want to unwind in a paradise setting, this gorgeous resort in Mussanah, Oman is just for you!

 

***The views and opinions in this post are my own honest review of Millennium Resort & Spa.***

Millennium resort with the Omani flag draped for National Day.
Millennium resort with the Omani flag draped for National Day.
View from the ladies lounge in the evening.
View from the ladies lounge in the evening.
The golf course for some family fun.
The golf course for some family fun.
  1. Reginia Cordell says

    Now this looks like my kind of place to stay. I may have to make another trek to Oman while you’re there. I think I came in February the last time. This place really looks amazing.

    1. Globe trot says

      Please do, it’d be awesome to have a fellow GT visit again! :-).

  2. Tiffani G from MyMommyVents says

    Oh, this resort looks so calm and relaxing! I’ve never heard of Oman, I’ll have to look it up and learn more about this beautiful place.

    1. Globe trot says

      Yes you should indeed. It’s a gorgeous land with even more beautiful people.

  3. MJ says

    How lovely is this! I really enjoying seeing the world through the eyes of you globe trotting ladies. I have never thought about visiting some of these places. I am so happy you were able to unwind and a big congratulations on completing your thesis. I know how my much of a relief that is!

  4. Thriftanista in the City says

    That looks like a good time! The view is gorgeous.

    1. Globe trot says

      It was a Lovely time. I highly recommend it!

  5. Kimi LeV says

    It looks beautiful out there! I think that would make a great couples trip for myself and hubby!

  6. Bernetta says

    I love seeing other people’s travel images. It just makes me want to go! And who doesn’t love a spa!!
    Man, lucky lady!!

    1. Globe trot says

      Thank you! Yes, you deserve it love…at least that’s what I tell myself lol~

  7. Michellette "Mimi" Green says

    This place looks beautiful, reminds me that I need a vacation really bad.

    1. Globe trot says

      I will never tell some to pass up an opp for a vacation, hey what can I say, I luv 2 Globe Trot!

  8. Crystal Starkes says

    OMG!!! I hardly take vacations, but this looks worthwhile!

    1. Globe trot says

      You Totally should treat yourself to a vacay sometime :-).

  9. Wow that tub looks so cool!

    1. Globe trot says

      Trust me, it was hard to get out lol.

  10. Nadeen says

    This looks like my kind of place! I love warm weather, water views and a lovely spa! Glad you were able to indulge in all those after finishing your thesis!

    1. Globe trot says

      You would absolutely love it Nadeen. If you ever decide to trot to the ME, keep me posted ;-).

  11. Kimberly says

    This place looks amazing!I am going to check it out! Thanks for updating us on your adventures #BLMGirls

  12. Milosz Zak says

    Looks extremely posh!

  13. Brittany says

    Nice! I think I would probably stay in the pool bed all day. Was it expensive?
    Brittany

    1. Globe trot says

      It’s a little pricey, but I got the hook up ;-).

  14. Pier says

    Wowzer! That looks like utter bliss. I wouldn’t mind some of this in my life right now. I was recently reading that spas are a big(ish) thing in the Czech Republic. I’ll definitely be checking them out! Loved the pix 🙂

    1. Globe trot says

      Glad you enjoyed it. Czech Republic sounds fanatastic. Enjoy!

  15. Looks great and hardly crowded at all! Well done!

    1. Globe trot says

      Yes it was fab!

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