2nd Oman Dragon Boat Festival at Millennium Resort Mussanah 18 – 19 September 2015
After a highly successful 1st 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 18 – 19 September 2015
The 2nd Oman Dragon Boat Festival will include the famous dragon boat racing along with the first stand up paddle (SUP) sprint race, tug of war competition, family carnival, BBQ party and a fun 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 the ideal 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 spacious and well-appointed 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 (duplexe style), each with 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 Beach Club with signature Zayna Spa, fitness centre equipped with the latest Technogym products, outdoor fitness park with Fitness Track, 2 floodlit tennis courts, and 18-hole mini golf, plus 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.
About Millennium Resort Mussanah, Oman
Developed by Omran, the leading tourism-related investment‚ development and Management Company in Oman, Millennium Resort Mussanah hosted the 2ndAsian Beach Games in December 2010, FIFA Asian Beach Soccer World Cup Qualifiers 2011, the inaugural TEDx Muscat IT conference 2011 and the Brand Oman Youth Summit Conference 2011.
With 234 spacious, well-appointed rooms and suites, 74 fully furnished studios, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments with kitchens, 4 restaurants, 5 swimming pools including a shaded ladies only pool and Jacuzzi and a kids splash pool, 54 berth marina, outdoor Fitness Park with Fitness Track, 18-hole mini golf and 2 floodlit tennis courts, luxurious spa and wellness center plus a beach front location, the Millennium Resort Mussanah is the perfect getaway for families, couples, groups and sports enthusiasts.
About Dragonboat MEA
Dragonboat MEA, in partnership with Oman Sail, is the organizing committee for water sports events in the Middle East and Africa Region. It is comprised of experienced professionals, who are paddlers themselves and have a deep passion to introduce the sports to all parts of the Region. Oman Sail is a non-profit organization established with the Sultan's blessing in 2008. It is officially recognized by the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF).