Renting a car with Sixt is the ideal way to explore this ancient city in Oman and its environs. Suitable car hire options in Oman include a 4 x 4, ideal for those travelling outside of the city proper, in addition to cars with air conditioning. Oman car hire options include add-ons such as loss damage waivers and personal accident protection. Further car rental options include the choice of additional drivers with unlimited mileage as standard. Vehicle pickup can be arranged from the city centre or Muscat Airport for a fly and drive holiday. Significant savings can be found by booking online in advance.
The one time capital of Oman is famed as the birthplace of Sinbad the Sailor and today it offers visitors clean sandy beaches and historical attractions. Highlights include Bait Na'aman, a 13th Century fort which now houses a museum in addition to the town's charming handicrafts souk. The town also boasts a long, often quiet, beach where a number of outdoor pursuits can be enjoyed. Visitors with car hire can travel to attractions in Oman further afield including the nearby town of Seeb where there's a number of friendly, lively market stalls. Even further afield is the capital city of Muscat which is under three hours drive away and home to the Royal palace, Al Jalali Fort and the beautiful Wadi Shab valley.