The Phase one of Salalah Water Park project is scheduled for completion in December 2017, said a report citing senior officials.
The project, which will include a five-star hotel, a mall, and five wedding and conference halls, will be located close to Itin Recreation area – the official venue of the Salalah Tourism Festival, reported Oman Daily Observer.
Spread over a total area of 35,000 sqm, the theme park will have six types of water rides, a restaurant, a coffee shop, an administration building, parking lot, and green areas.
The contract also consists of a 50,000 sqm project which will also open next to the park. This will have a five-star hotel with 148 rooms, meeting rooms, restaurants and coffee shops, a shopping mall with 218 retail stores, five halls for weddings and conferences, among other amenities.
The second stage of the project includes the construction of the administration building, service facilities and parking, as well as the management, operation and maintenance of the two stages of the project for a period of 25 years.
The project is part of the government’s efforts to promote economic and tourism activity in the Dhofar Governorate.