Located on the Eastern Peninsula oif Oman, Ras AI Jinz beach is world renown for the nesting endangered green turtle, Chelonia mydas, probably the most important nesting concentration on the Indian Ocean. This is the only place where the public can watch the nesting process of these amazing sea giants.
Ras al Jinz - The DetailsThe Turtle Reserve was established by Royal Decree in 1996. The Ras AI Jinz Turtle Centre, an ecotourism project, was established in 2008 to help monitor the fascinating and amazing nesting processes of these giants of the marine turtle world.
There are 12 Australian made air conditioned luxury Eco-tents located on small hillock, over the looking the sea and the beach. All of the tents are en-suite and well equipped. Turtle viewing is the main reason to visit Ras Al Jinz and Oman is home to several very important nesting sites. Watching the turtles at Ras Al Jinz allow vistors to witness the specatacle in a very exclusive intimate fashion without fear of intrusion and interrupting the turtles.