Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa – Al Bandar
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Enjoy a luxurious holiday in Oman.
Exclusively located on the bay at Barr Al Jissah, the Shangri-La nestles against the dramatic backdrop of the rugged Al Hajar Mountains and the spectacular waters of the Gulf of Oman.
Set on 124 acres of landscaped gardens, the resort comprises of three hotels: Al Waha, Al Bandar and Al Husn.Between the three hotels, a wide choice of restaurants is offered at the resort. Enjoy fresh seafood prepared on the beach at ‘Bait a Bahr’, Arabian cuisine at ‘Al Tanoor’, contemporary Italian at ‘Capri Court’, international menu at ‘Samba’, exquisite Moroccan fare at ‘Shahrazad’, stylish à-la-carte dining at ‘Sultanah’, casual snacks at ‘Surf Café’ and Mediterranean tapas and Middle Eastern mezze at ‘Sablah’.A range of leisure activities are offered at the resort as well as a kids club, spash pool, GameZ room, Lazy River and ‘CHI’, The Spa at Shangri-La.
Scuba Diving & Snorkelling
This resort has a range of room types to suit your budget and party size.
Deluxe Rooms offer expansive space with a modern, Arabian-inspired décor that expresses the spirit of Oman in a contemporary setting.
Each room has views over the lush gardens and/or pools towards the Gulf of Oman. Deluxe Rooms offer a comfortable writing desk and complimentary broadband Internet access via a high-speed dataport.
The bathroom features a separate bath and shower cubicle.
The room dimension is 38 sqm/409 sqft. The balcony, furnished with a table and two chairs, measures 7 sqm/75 sqft.
Deluxe Terrace Rooms are decorated in a modern, Arabian-inspired style, and feature an expansive terrace with direct access to the gardens and pool areas.
Each room has views of the lush gardens and pools towards the Gulf of Oman. Deluxe Terrace Rooms offer a comfortable writing desk and complimentary broadband Internet access via a high-speed dataport.
The bathroom features a separate bath and shower cubicle.
The room dimension is 38 sqm/409 sqft. The terrace, furnished with a table and two chairs, measures 15 sqm/ 161 sqft, and has direct access to the gardens and pool areas.
Deluxe Sea Facing Rooms offer expansive space with a modern, Arabian-inspired décor that expresses the spirit of Oman in a contemporary setting.
Each room has views over the lush gardens and/or pools towards the Gulf of Oman. Deluxe Sea Facing Rooms offer a comfortable writing desk and complimentary broadband Internet access via a high-speed dataport. The bathroom features a separate bath and shower cubicle. The room dimension is 38 sqm/409 sqft. The balcony, furnished with a table and two chairs, measures 7 sqm/75 sqft.
Premier Rooms are some of the largest non-suite rooms in Oman and feature a luxurious, Arabian-inspired décor with memorable views of the lush gardens and the Gulf of Oman.
Each room has a view across the lush gardens and/or pool area towards the sea. Premier Rooms offer a comfortable writing desk and broadband Internet access via a high-speed dataport. The bathroom features a separate bath and shower cubicle.
The room dimension is 58 sqm/624 sqft. The balcony or patio, furnished with a table and two chairs, measures 7 sqm/75 sqft.
The One Bedroom Suite offers expansive, contemporary luxury with an Arabian-inspired décor, and are ideal for guests travelling as a group or who require extra space and amenities.
Each suite has views over the lush gardens and pools towards the Gulf of Oman. One Bedroom Suite offers a separate sitting room ideal for intimate gatherings. The bathroom features a separate bath and shower cubicle. Complimentary broadband Internet access.
The suite dimension is 90 sqm/969 sqft. The spacious balcony or patio , furnished with a table and two chairs, measures 14 sqm/151 sqft.
Specialty Suites offer the luxury of expansive space, with a contemporary, Arabian-inspired décor and state-of-the-art amenities, including flatscreen televisions and DVD entertainment.
Our luxury one-bedroom suite has views over the lush gardens and pools towards the Gulf of Oman. The Specialty Suite offers a separate sitting room and dining area, ideal for intimate gatherings or entertaining. The bathroom features a separate bath and shower cubicle. Complimentary broadband Internet access. The suite dimension is 142 sqm/1528 sqft. The spacious balcony, furnished a table and two chairs, measures 28 sqm/301 sqft.
Find out what makes this resort special. Here are some of our personal highlights.
CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La draws inspiration from the origins of the Shangri-La legend, a place of personal peace, enchantment and well-being.
Designed as a secluded spa, CHI, The Spa allows guests to enjoy the privacy and luxury of the largest spa villas in Muscat, complete with spacious relaxation areas that include a private garden patio and a garden rain shower. From the calm serenity of the Spa’s welcoming inner sanctum, guests can enjoy the experience of the unique CHI Water Oasis, featuring a vitality hydro pool, a herbal steam room, tundra and tropical showers, an ice fountain and a relaxation area inviting guests to linger in the restorative ambience of CHI. Guests can also book the Rhassul and Hammam to truly unwind and relax.
The main beach is a one-kilometre expanse of warm golden sand washed by the cool turquoise waters of the Gulf of Oman. Down a short path you’ll find Turtle Beach, a smaller, secluded beach at the edge of the mountains.
The main beach offer bathrooms, showers, beach loungers, umbrellas, towels, and bar service with light snacks. The beaches and facilities are for the private use of our guests.
Located in the Al Waha Hotel in the heart of the resort, Cool Zone provides both air-conditioned/indoor and outdoor play areas, both under trained supervision.
Children up to the age of eight years old are welcome to use Cool Zone and in case of children under the age of four years old, they should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The Adventure Zone is an exciting family entertainment venue for all thrill seekers with a variety of modular play areas from Over Under Hurdles, Tumble Tower and Swing Over Net to a climbing wall, soft play areas and daily Nintendo Wii Sports challenges.
Boat trips depart from the dive centre’s own jetty, courses start in the shallow pool and later move to the different dive sites around Bandar Khayran area.
Our fully-equipped Fitness Centre offers stunning views over the beach and out to sea, and includes a sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi.
Al Bandar Lobby Lounge
A lively meeting place in the heart of the resort, the refined yet casual Al Bandar Lounge offers an exclusive selection of fine teas, cocktails and other tempting refreshments.
Al Tanoor serves the characteristic cuisines of the Arabian Gulf region in a traditional Omani atmosphere. The interior is designed with Arabian tents, pottery and vibrant colours which complement the enticing dishes prepared for you at the open cooking stations.
In addition to Arabian cuisine, the restaurant offers Mediterranean, Persian, Indian and Turkish favourites, as well as a tempting selection of fresh fruits and juices. A la carte dining is also available.
Bait Al Bahr
Enjoy freshly-prepared Omani seafood right by the beach at Bait Al Bahr, the resort’s ideal spot to catch the setting rays of the sun over the tranquil Gulf of Oman.
Indulge in refreshing beverages and early evening cocktails right on the beach, with views of the inviting waters of the Gulf of Oman. Guests at Al Waha and Al Bandar are invited to enjoy the Mahhara Beach Bar and the adjoining beach area are for the exclusive use of guests at Al Husn.
An authentic Italian restaurant emphasizing high-quality ingredients, contemporary Italian recipes and a large selection of fine wines, Capri Court also offers a private dining room for special occasions.
A contemporary coffeehouse, Mokha Café offers a diverse selection of freshly brewed coffees and loose-leaf teas, with a multitude of pastries, homemade ice creams, smoothies and a wide range of local and international delicious desserts.
With a long terrace overlooking the Gulf of Oman, the Piano Lounge offers memorable views of the sea and the surrounding resort. The perfect spot for pre-dinner drinks or late evening cocktails and cognacs, the extensive menu includes light snacks, coffees, teas and a wide range of wines and popular beverages.
Pool Bars – Circles
Enjoy a pizza from the wood-fired oven at Circles, which also offers snacks, pasta dishes, health drinks and cocktails.
Samba showcases exotic, international cuisine with flavours of Asia, Latin America and the Mediterranean.
Dishes are prepared in open show kitchens, providing an engaging opportunity to interact with the chefs.
The only authentic Moroccan restaurant in Muscat, Shahrazad offers the exquisite tastes of traditional Moroccan cuisine in a contemporary, elegant setting.
Dining in the restaurant is limited to guests over 12 years old.
Sultanah offers a uniquely stylish a la carte dining experience, imaginatively presented as the interior of a luxury cruise liner showcasing captivating views of the sea. Evening menus vary according to the ‘port of call’ on the liner’s itinerary for that night.
Café is a fashionable casual dining restaurant with its own Internet stations. Serving healthy salads and snacks, as well as burgers and sandwiches, Surf Café is a great spot to connect and enjoy casual fare.
Tapas & Sablah
Tapas & Sablah, a relaxing piazza in the heart of the resort, serves Mediterranean and Asian tapas as well as Middle Eastern mezze late into the night, complimented by a full beverage and shisha selection.
The Long Bar
A trendy bar located in the heart of the resort, The Long Bar offers a wide array of signature cocktails for you.
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