Muscat / Shangri-La Barr al Jissah Resort and Spa
Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, a luxurious three-hotel resort village and signature spa in the Sultanate’s capital of Muscat, nestles alongside the sparkling bay of Al Jissah in a dramatic desert setting of rugged mountains and inviting beaches.
Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa comprises three luxury hotels in Muscat: Al Waha ("The Oasis"), an ideal choice for families and people travelling together, Al Bandar ("The Town"), a deluxe hotel in the heart of the resort, and Al Husn ("The Castle"), our most exclusive retreat.
All spacious rooms are designed to reflect the enchanting Arabian spirit of traditional Oman, and contain artworks and imagery created by local artists. Guest rooms may feature memorable views of the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Oman and the dramatic coastline.
Media & Entertainment:
- Complimentary broadband Internet access
- Satellite/cable television
- In-house movie channels
- DVD player (Al Husn rooms)
- Coffee/tea making facilities
- Productivity & Security
- Full-size executive writing desk
- International direct dial telephones
- In-room fax machine
- Voice mail
- Electronic safe
Our 41 suites offer expansive luxury with traditional Omani elegance, and feature complimentary broadband Internet access, flatscreen televisions and DVD entertainment systems. Guests in Al Husn suites enjoy panoramic sea views which may also be savoured while soaking in the bath, as well as a personal host service on request.
Sport and Wellness
Whether your plans include adventure, rejuvenation or pure relaxation, Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa offers an enticing array of activities for both adults and young people.
Our signature spa, CHI, The Spa, is the largest and most luxuriously appointed spa in the Sultanate of Oman. Each treatment takes place in one of twelve private spa villas, allowing you to indulge your senses in spacious and private surroundings.
The Extra Divers dive centre welcomes beginners and certified divers for daily scuba diving trips. Our experienced instructors teach all courses till the Dive Con level in several languages.
Courses start in the hotel pool and later move to the ocean to discover the rich waters of the Arabian Sea, full of corals, fishes, turtles and other sea life.
Extremely popular are the daily dolphin excursions, snorkelling trips and sunset cruises.
Catering & Culinary
Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa offers a wide choice of restaurants in Muscat at each of our three hotels. At Al Waha hotel , enjoy the culinary theatre and Latin flavours of Samba or pick up a child-friendly meal at the Surf Café.
Al Bandar hotel is home to Capri Court, featuring contemporary Italian cuisine, as well as Tapas & Sablah, an outdoor dining experience.
Al Tanoor features an evocative Arabian atmosphere that creates an engaging dining experience at each of our many open culinary stations.
Two culinary high points of Oman may be found at Al Husn hotel: Sultanah, a stylish restaurant with a luxury cruise theme, and Shahrazad, the only authentic Moroccan restaurant in Muscat, which serves traditional Moroccan cuisine in a contemporary and refined setting.
Whilst at the beach, enjoy Bait Al Bahr, the ideal place for traditional Omani seafood against the backdrop of a magnificent sunset.
Lounges & Bars
From casual relaxation at a poolside or beach bar, to the engaging social atmosphere of our lounges, you will always find the right spot to refresh, relax and enjoy a day or night in Oman.