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Shangri La Barr al Jissah Resort, Muscat

Exclusively located on the bay at Barr Al Jissah, Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa nestles against the dramatic backdrop of the rugged interior mountains and the spectacular waters of the Gulf of Oman, offering both the leisure and business traveller a fully integrated destination resort, providing the perfect gateway to discover this historic land of contrasts and culture

This five star resort complex comprises three hotels – Al Waha, Al Bandar and Al Husn with a total of 680 rooms. No matter which hotel is chosen all rooms are on the beach side and have private balconies, terraces or patios.

Al Waha Hotel

Al Waha is the largest of the three hotels at Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, Muscat and is perfect for families. The name Al Waha means “The Oasis”, and has been designed in such a way that the hotel’s several swimming pools form an oasis incorporating many date palm trees. Nestled at the foot of a mountain range, vehicular access has been made possible by a man-made tunnel. Comprising 262 guestrooms with a minimum room size of 32 square metres, each room provides guests with either a 5 square metre balcony or patio, with available seaview or sea-facing.

Al Bandar Hotel

Al Bandar is one of the three hotels at Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, Muscat. The name Al Bandar means The Town and the architecture of the hotel is inspired by old Muscat, featuring buildings of varying heights and a variety of ornate balconies. The Al Bandar hotel is the resort’s focal point, featuring eight food and beverage outlets and 11 meeting rooms, as well as the spectacular Barr Al Jissah Ballroom measuring 1,056 square metres and providing banquet-style seating for up to 700 people. The five-star deluxe property provides 198 sea-facing guestrooms, each offering a minimum of 45 square metres of space including a balcony or terrace.

Al Husn Hotel

Al Husn hotel is a good choice for adults and offers the highest level of Shangri-La service, amenities and privileges to the most discerning of travellers.
All of the expansive, richly appointed rooms and suites have direct views of the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Oman, with some offering a panorama of the resort and the surrounding coastline. Guests of the Al Husn hotel enjoy exclusive dining, bar and beach areas and available butler service. Access to the private, 100-metre beach and Mahhara Beach Bar is reserved for guests of Al Husn hotel. The 179 rooms and suites at Al Husn hotel are among the largest and most luxurious in Oman, with an inviting decor inspired by royal Arabian palaces, accented by authentic Omani artworks. Suites offer flat screen televisions, Complimentary broadband Internet access and DVD entertainment systems. Complimentary usage of iPod, provided by the hotel. Enjoy complimentary pre-dinner cocktails and canapes service.

Restaurants & Bars

The hotel has a variety of outlets, including 6 main restaurants, 7 casual dining outlets and pool bars, 3 lobby lounges, 2 bars and a night club. They range from outlets with a family focus to chic casual eateries and elegant fine dining options.

Sports & Leisure

A wide range of recreational facilities are available at the resort. From rejuvenating treatments at the Chi Spa, saunas, steam rooms, Jacuzzi and plunge pools to aerobics classes at the gymnasium.

The resort has 6000 square metres of swimming pools as well as a 500 metre “lazy” river, and children’s and toddlers swimming pools.

There is also a dedicated “Little Turtles” Kids Club providing both indoor air conditioned, and outdoor play areas, four tennis courts and a Dive Centre offering PADI dive instruction and certification as well as scuba diving, snorkelling, dolphin and whale watching trips, and a marina with berthing for up to 80 boats and yachts.

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