The Spirit of Ramadan: Win Attractive Prizes

24 May 2017
POSTED BY Y Magazine

The Holy Month is about sharing the spirit of Ramadan, and Y has some special treats lined up for lucky readers over the next five weeks.




Mountain Getaway


There’s no better time than now to escape the heat of the city and head up to Jebel Akhdar, where the temperatures are at least 15 degrees Celsius cooler. Perched 2,000 metres above sea level in the Hajar Mountains, Alila Jabal Akhdar is the perfect escape for adventure travellers, nature lovers and those seeking a retreat from the desert heat. Best of all, Alila Jabal Akhdar is giving away one night’s stay for two people, inclusive of breakfast and dinner.

To enter, all you have to do is post a picture on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter (or all three!) of yourself or your surroundings showing us the temperature. The post with the most likes, comments and shares will be declared the winner. And don’t forget to include all of the following hashtags in your post:

• #15DegreesCooler  • #AlilaJabalAkhdar  • #YMagazine

Competition closes: Monday, May 29


Incredible Iftar


Dine in style at the Academy Restaurant’s Al Majlis tent at Al Mouj Golf for Iftar this Ramadan. Surrounded by a lush green landscape and the calm blue waters of the Gulf of Oman, you will be treated to a delicious range of traditional Ramadan cuisine, cooked just for you and your guests, or you can enjoy a meal from the Academy Restaurant’s menu.

We have one RO20 voucher to give away to a lucky reader this week. To enter, all you have to do is answer the following question:

What is the name of the Al Mouj Golf Tent?

Email your answer, including your name and phone number, to editor@y-oman.com no later than Monday, May 29. Good luck!


Retail Therapy


The first mall in the Sultanate of Oman, SABCO (Sami and Brothers Company) Commercial Centre is where pleasure and convenience meets luxury shopping. Its original blend of traditional and modern décor radiates a quiet elegance that adds to the shopping experience. With 80 prestigious outlets in addition to the Souk shops, SABCO Centre is one of the most popular malls in Oman. It’s a must-visit destination for residents and tourists who frequent it for top-of-the-line products from a variety of international brands. In addition, the Souk provides an offering of hand-made brocades, copperware, hand-woven carpets, silver crafts, silks and kaftans from Oman and around the world. To win a RO40 Sabco Centre shopping voucher, simply tell us:

What does SABCO stand for?

Email your answer, including your name and phone number, to editor@y-oman.com no later than Monday, May 29. Good luck!


Dine in Style


Nestled between the mountains and the sea, the Ibis Muscat hotel is conveniently located in Al Khuwair. With 171 rooms, the hotel also features a range of modern, well-equipped meeting rooms and complimentary Wi-Fi. Offering a delicious all-day dining option at its Oopen Pasta & Grill Restaurant, it’s a great place to chill with friends in the evening or to host a business lunch or dinner. During Ramadan, Ibis Muscat will be offering Iftar for RO9.5 per person.

And we have an Iftar voucher for two people to dine at the hotel this month. To enter, simply answer the following question:

How many rooms are at the Ibis Muscat?

Email your answer, including your name and phone number, to editor@y-oman.com no later than Monday, May 29. Good luck!


Eastern Delights


Mamasan offers authentic Chinese cuisine, giving guests a true taste of delicacies from a range of cuisines, such as Cantonese, Szechwan, Beijing and Shanghai provinces. Highlights on the menu include a selection of dim sum made by Cantonese chefs and crispy Beijing roast duck with handmade pancakes.

Located in Al Assalah Towers in Al Ghubra, Mamasan is giving away one Iftar voucher worth RO20 for a family of four to enjoy at the restaurant. To enter, answer the following question:

Where is Mamasan located?

Email your answer, including your name and phone number, to editor@y-oman.com no later than Monday, May 29. Good luck!


Stunning Suhar


Are you looking for a short weekend break away from the city? Then base yourself at the Mercure Sohar hotel and explore all the delights that Suhar has to offer. Just 200km from Muscat, it’s an easy drive for that well-earned weekend break. Offering 152 stylish rooms and an outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pool, it’s the second hotel in Oman to be opened by AccorHotels.

For a chance to win a one-night stay for two people at the Mercure Sohar hotel, simply answer the following question:

How many Accor hotels are operating in Oman?

Email your answer, including your name and phone number, to editor@y-oman.com no later than Monday, May 29. Good luck!


Street Style


Inspired by food trucks, Sauce Street Kitchen is a street-style restaurant founded by Omanis. The restaurant specialises in burgers, steaks, healthy food and a variety of sweet delights. Located on Saih Al Malih Street in Qurum, the goal of the restaurant is to make every guest experience a great and an exciting one, and to serve good-quality food.

We have a Sauce Street Kitchen voucher worth RO25 to give away to one lucky reader this week.

To enter, answer the following question: 

Where is Sauce Street Kitchen located?

Email your answer, including your name and phone number, to editor@y-oman.com no later than Monday, May 29. Good luck!


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