Discover the Diamonds of Oman with Anantara Salalah March 21, 2019 Travel 70 As April marks the beginning of frankincense harvesting season, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara invites you on a journey to uncover the secrets of this prized export from southern Oman. Once worth more than gold, the highest quality frankincense is said to come from Salalah where its rich history is told through various ancient ruins in the area. Today, frankincense is still an important part of the culture and has many surprising uses. See how frankincense is harvested using the traditional tapping method for extracting the resin from the Boswellia sacra tree. Beyond the familiar burning of the resin, learn about all the products made from frankincense that offer unexpected health and beauty benefits. Meet local Omanis who continue to sustain a living in the frankincense industry. Offering a 90-minute Frankincense Ritual spa treatment, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara is the ideal location for guests to continue their frankincense exploration in a serene and idyllic beachfront environment. The first and only private pool villa resort in the region, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara offers a new level of luxury to discerning travellers looking to discover the exciting burgeoning destination of Salalah, Oman.