The Ministry of Tourism has awarded the Fifth Star to Alila Jabal Akhdar, one of the first five-star boutique hotels in Oman to be recognised by Ministry in its new boutique hotel classification.General manager Julian Ayers comments: “It is a great honour to be commemorated for our bespoke services. Our team, along with our owner OMRAN, have worked passionately in delivering memorable destination experiences that are surprisingly different.“Alila Jabal Akhdar enjoys great repute with its stunning location and outstanding facilities. New activities have been added to the Alila Experience, which includes the Via Ferrata, a new Spa Arbour, Play Alila & the Butterfly trail, making the resort a truly unique destination that one can visit again and again.”Jabal Akhdar, meaning “The Green Mountain” in Arabic, is part of the Al Hajar mountain range, one of Oman’s most spectacular regions. Perched here 2000 metres above sea level, Alila Jabal Akhdar overlooks a dramatic gorge, surrounded by peaks of the Al Hajar Mountains. This Omani resort is the perfect base for exploring the region’s magnificent landscape of rugged, untouched beauty at the height of indulgence. The only eco-luxury resort on the mountain, Alila Jabal Akhdar is a haven for adventure travellers, nature-lovers and those seeking a respite from the desert heat.