Al Haffa Souk

Sultanate of Oman

Dhofar

Salalah Traditional Markets

Where hospitality encounters bargain

Description

One of the most interesting souks in Oman is the magnificent Al Haffa Souk, located in the beachfront of Salalah and right next to the sprawling Sultan’s Palace Al Husn. A pretty area of traditional shops settled around a neat grid of alleyways. Al Haffa Souk is particularly famous for its local high-quality frankincense, bukhoor and attar (perfumes).

Planning

  • Pickup from your hotel in Dhofar
  • Drive to Al Haffa Souk
  • Stroll through scented shops in Al Haffa Souk
  • Discover straight piles of traditional and colourful clay incense burners, natural bukhoor and oud perfumes, pretty embroidered scarfs, Dhofari traditional collection: khandjar, cane …
  • Have a drink on the spot: tea latte, natural tea, fresh juices, Omani coffee …
  • Drop off to your hotel.