The town site is located in the north west quadrant formed by the intersection of the coastal highway and the Buraimi/Al-Ain highway. It is 24 kms north of the coastal town of Sohar. The town site occupies an area of 16 sq.km partly covered with indigenous trees and with pleasant view surrounding hills. The location of the town site offers an hours drive to Buraimi/Al-Ain and under three hours to Muscat.
Other major cities in the UAE are approximately the same distance away as Muscat, but a border pass is a requirement before these cities may be visited. The International Airport called “Seeb” is situated some 36 kms from Muscat and 209 kms from the town site and the safe driving time to the latter is approximately three hours.
The housing within the town site consists of a variety of accommodations of one, two and three bedroom garden apartments, three and four bedroom Villas. Residential dormitories of two categories are also included within the town site.
All accommodations have been especially designed for the environment in the Northern Oman to a modern specifications. All accommodations are fully furnished, and provided with water, electricity and central air-conditioning system.
The town center has been designed to incorporate aesthetic qualities with functional requirements, the design takes the shape of a square with a central fountain and pond, pergola walkway and gardens. The following facilities / services are available within the town center at present:
A modern two storey recreation center has been constructed adjacent to the town center and designed to cater for the recreational requirements of residents and includes the following:
The Magan CATV system provides entertainment through various TV channels