Budget bargains, markets, and malls
Muscat has a shopping scene that is best described as charming. Fashionistas can spend hours in the places listed below, shopping to their hearts’ content!
While a supermarket may not be the first option on your shopping list, LuLu hypermarkets are a world different from the usual supermarkets you’re used to. If you want to grab a quick drink or snack before heading to one of the many Oman luxury resorts, the likes of Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, LuLu is your best choice. They offer everything, from freshly baked goods and international brands to electronics.
Al Araimi Boulevard
This mall was opened in 2018 and offers a quintessential shopping experience. With the many boutiques and lifestyle stores available, Al Araimi Boulevard truly changed the landscape of shopping and retail therapy in Oman.
Muscat Grand Mall
Muscat Grand Mall is more than just shopping; it’s an experience. This mall has you covered, from entertainment and play areas to food. The mall boasts over 150 stores, covering fashion, books, home décor, jewellery, cosmetics and much more.
Your holiday in Oman is incomplete without dropping by at one of its souqs. The Mutrah souq gives you a strong sense of tradition and Oman’s trading roots. Its maze-like alleys, buzzing with sellers and buyers bargaining, will take you back in time. Apart from clothing, souvenirs, accessories, rugs, and perfumes, you will also come across some delectable street food here! Don’t miss out if you want to gain a truly traditional experience.