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Muriya Salalah Beach Project Tour

Muriya Salaha Beach project clients were recently given a tour of the project so that they could see first hand the progress so far. A presentation of the construction development of the villas and destination facilities was given and a comprehensive review and update of the progress was made. Clients were able to view actual work in progress. At the Marina they watches as 170,000m3 of the inland marina basin was excavated and 12,000m3 of the bay was dredged. One owner of two villas in the Salahah beach said "It was a pleasure to see my property shaping up and I am glad to see the extent of the progress on the site. The development of the hotels is a crucial element for the overall appeal of the project, and it was promising to see the work that has begun on the foundation of the Rotana Hotel"

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