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Second Oman Dragon Boat Festival at Millennium Resort Mussanah includes stand-up paddle board sprint race

After a successful first Oman International Dragon Boat Festival held at Millennium Resort Mussanah in May 2015, organisers Golden Dragon Dynasty will be organizing the second such event from September18 – 19 2015

The second Oman Dragon Boat Festival includes dragon boat racing, the first stand up paddle (SUP) sprint race, a tug of war competition, family carnival, BBQ party and a fu- filled day for the whole family, taking place at Millennium Resort Mussanah, official sponsor of the event.

The Festival is open to paddlers of all levels, local and international, with special rates for participants and spectators offered by the hotel.

Millennium Resort Mussanah is a great short break destination for GCC travellers to escape and relax in Oman. Approximately 3 ½ – 4 hours driving time from Dubai or Abu Dhabi, or just 45 minutes from Muscat International Airport.

A family and sports-oriented resort, the hotel features 234 rooms and suites with views of the Al Hajar Mountains, Marina and the Gulf of Oman, boasting a wide range of regional and international culinary delights in three restaurants, plus a poolside bar and Shisha lounge.

74 luxurious studios, 1- and 2-bed apartments (duplex style), each with a fully-equipped kitchen overlook the private Marina, offering the ideal accommodation for longer stay guests or families seeking that additional space and privacy whilst enjoying full hotel facilities.

With its own 54 berth marina managed by Oman Sail, the hotel is located in the South Batinah Region of Muscat along the Gulf of Oman, on a private beach surrounded by date trees. Facilities include a beach club with a Zayna Spa, a fitness centre equipped with the latest Technogym products, an outdoor fitness park with Fitness Track, two floodlit tennis courts, an 18-hole mini golf, plus a fully-supervised kids’ club.

Accommodation rates for the Dragon Boat Festival Weekend start from RO 70 net for a single/double Deluxe Garden View room or RO 76 for a Superior Sea View room on a half board basis. Rates are inclusive of 17% taxes and breakfast and dinner daily.

For hotel reservations, email here  or call +968 26871518

For Dragon Boat Festival registration information, click HERE.


Author: Will

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