In a Nutshell
The Carapace Lodge at the Ras al-Jinz Scientific and Visitors Centre is the perfect base to walk to Ras al-Jinz beach, famous for the nesting place of the endangered green turtle, just 10 minutes from the lodge. It is the best place to see turtles in Oman.
At a Glance
- Opt for either rooms in the main block or tents
- The best option if you want to see the turtles laying eggs at Raz Al Jinz beach
- Simple accommodation
- Limited menu
The Carapace Lodge has just 19 air-conditioned rooms and 12 deluxe eco-tent located on a hillock close to the lodge. Rooms are en-suite and have Wifi and TVs. The eco-tents have en-suite bathrooms with showers and min-fridges. Dine at Sambuk Restaurant which serves three-course dinners each evening. Beach access is restricted to between 8am and 1.30pm.