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Al Waha Superior, Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Al Waha Superior

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Al Waha Superior, Twin Room, Sea View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Al Waha Superior, 1 King Bed, Sea View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Al Bandar Deluxe, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Al Bandar Deluxe, Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Al Bandar Deluxe, Twin Room, Sea View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Al Bandar Deluxe, Sea View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Al Husn Deluxe, Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Al Husn Deluxe, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Al Husn Deluxe, Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Al Husn Deluxe, Twin Room, Sea View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Family Room

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 2 infants)

Muscat resort village with three private beaches

By bay of Al Jissah

Located by the bay of Al Jissah, this Muscat resort village consists of three luxury hotels set in 124-acre grounds against a backdrop of mountains, desert and the waters of the Gulf of Oman.

Hotel spa

CHI, The Spa offers body, massage, and facial therapies; there are three swimming pools, three private beaches and a marina on site and a dive centre for snorkelling, diving and boat trips.

Internet access

The Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa's 640 guestrooms have balconies and furnishings with Omani styling; all include satellite television, minibars, and complimentary high-speed Internet access.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Built in the style of an Arabic fortress, Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa is set in 124-acre grounds facing the Gulf of Oman. The resort has three private beaches: a main beach, a smaller secluded beach, and a beach exclusively for guests of the Al Husn hotel. There are three large outdoor swimming pools, one at each of the resort hotels. The pools at Al Waha and Al Bandar are connected by a 500-metre long manmade river, allowing guests to float between the resorts; the infinity pool at Al Husn is for Al Husn guests only.

The gym has fitness equipment, a sauna, spa tub, and steam room. The resort features CHI, The Spa with 12 treatment villas offering body, massage, and facial therapies. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide tour assistance and the use of a safe-deposit box. The services of a floor butler and a porter are available and there is complimentary valet parking.

Complimentary amenities for guests of Al Husn include iPods with personalized music selections, daily newspapers, beach bags, fruit, access to laundry facilities, and access to a 24-hour hospitality lounge with a library and gym. Guests of Al Husn also have access to evening happy hours, afternoon tea, and a weekly manager's cocktail reception. Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa offers a choice of 14 restaurants.

  • Free breakfast
  • Free valet parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of restaurants - 14
  • On private beach
  • Full-service spa
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Marina on site
  • Outdoor pool
  • Poolside bar
  • Bar/lounge
  • Lazy river
  • Health club
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Sauna
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Airport transportation
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Library
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Elevator/lift
  • Shopping on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Total number of rooms - 640
  • Tennis on site
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Lazy river
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Patio
  • Minibar
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Premium bedding
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Free newspaper
  • Free bottled water
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Private bathroom
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Where to Eat

Shahrazad - offers traditional Moroccan cuisine, serves dinner. Al Tanoor - serves the traditional cuisines of the Arabian Gulf region for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bait Al Bahr - serves freshly-prepared Omani seafood by the beach. Dinner only. Capri Court - authentic Italian restaurant serving dinner. Samba - serves exotic and internation cuisine, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests of the Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning.

The B.A.B. Lounge - a relaxing environment for enjoying pre-dinner drinks or late-night cocktails, wine and champagne. Offers a selection of canapés, sharing platters, seafood messah and light snacks.

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Nearby Things to Do

Windsurfing and kayaking are available at the private beach. The resort also features a PADI dive center, beach volleyball and football, 4 tennis courts, and a range of organized sports and activities. The beach offers turtle watching in season, and dolphin and whale watching trips are available at the marina.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

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Spa Services

CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La is the most extensive and well-appointed private spa in Oman, with twelve treatment villas. 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.

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 11 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: OMR 130
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: OMR 53 (from 5 to 12 years old)
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: OMR 40 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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