Barr Al JissahOman

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More information can be found here:
http://www.shangri-la.com/muscat/barraljissahresort/

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Get away to relaxing Barr Al Jissah! Enjoy the beaches, local cuisine, and mountains.

Venture to Qantab Beach and Muttrah Corniche—just two of the popular sights around Barr Al Jissah, a city also known for its beaches and shopping.

Top Hotels in Barr Al Jissah

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Barr Al Jissah, Po Box 644, Muscat
Free Cancellation
$210
per night
Feb 28 - Feb 29

Nestled on the beach, this Muscat resort is within 9 mi (15 km) of Qantab Beach, Marina Bandar Al Rowdha, and Muscat Central Business District. Port Sultan Qaboos ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,148 reviews)

"The team members throughout were friendly and helpful. Very relaxing resort with plenty of space and activities for children. Does not feel “crowded”"…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa
Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa
Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Shangri-La Husn Resort & Spa, P.O. Box 644, Muscat
$386
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25

Nestled on the beach, this Muscat resort is within 9 mi (15 km) of Qantab Beach, Marina Bandar Al Rowdha, and Muscat Central Business District. Port Sultan Qaboos ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (170 reviews)

"A beautiful resort overlooking the sea. Staff clearly trained to the highest standards and always have smile on their faces. A great place to relax The resort is about 20 mins out of central Muscat so bear this in mind"…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa
Grand Hyatt Muscat
Grand Hyatt Muscat
5 out of 5
Shatti Al Qurm, Muscat
$164
per night
Mar 7 - Mar 8

Located in Shati Al Qurum, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Oman Natural History Museum, Royal Opera House Muscat, and Qurum ...

4.4/5Excellent! (354 reviews)

"Our room (#559) was well-appointed and large. Unfortunately, there was a pervasive smell of mold that made our stay there quite unpleasant, so we had to open the windows in an attempt to alleviate the effects, to moderate success. It was a shame as the rest of the property was beautiful and the staff ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Grand Hyatt Muscat

Popular things to do in Barr Al Jissah

Qantab Beach
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Qantab Beach

4.5/5(43 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Qantab Beach, a popular beach in Muscat. Attend a sporting event in this romantic area.

Muttrah Souq
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Muttrah Souq

4/5(80 reviews)

This ancient marketplace today features winding alleys of stalls selling antiques, traditional fabrics, aromatic spices and fresh produce.

Qurum Beach
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Qurum Beach

4.5/5(65 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Qurum Beach, a popular beach in Muscat. Attend a sporting event in this romantic area.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

4.5/5(75 reviews)

Muscat’s main mosque is lavishly decorated with elaborate carvings, one of the world’s largest Persian carpets and colorful hibiscus flowers.

Muttrah Corniche
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Muttrah Corniche

4.5/5(62 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Muttrah Corniche, a popular green space in Muscat. Stroll along the beautiful beaches or attend a sporting event in this romantic area.

Al-Bustan Palace
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Al-Bustan Palace

4.5/5(54 reviews)

You can learn about the local history of Al-Bustan during your trip to a top site like Al-Bustan Palace. Amble around this family-friendly area's beautiful beaches and enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

Top activities in Barr Al Jissah

Muscat Dolphin Cruise
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Muscat Dolphin Cruise

$68

The coast of Oman is blessed with a variety of dolphins and whales, which consists of about 21 different species including the blue whale, which is seldom seen anywhere else in the world.

Discover the South & Wadi Shab
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Discover the South & Wadi Shab

$87

Oman's Wadis are the core of Oman and leaving without seeing them is a great mistake. Swim and experience in 5 languages. After picking you up from the hotel, the tour will start from Shatti Al-Qurum (next to Intercontinental Hotel).

Nizwa full day tour
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Nizwa full day tour

$81

After picking you up from the hotel, the tour will start from Shatti Al-Qurum (next to Intercontinental Hotel). Forts and castles are Oman’s most striking cultural landmarks and together with its towers and city walls, have historically been used as defensive look-out points.

Muscat half-day city tour
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Muscat half-day city tour

$41

After picking you up at the hotel, the tour will start from Shatti Al-Qurum (next to Intercontinental Hotel). Being a rare blend of ancient & modern, Muscat is a beautiful city which lies in a maze of brown pleated Mountains.

Wahiba Sands full day tour
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Wahiba Sands full day tour

$130

Running south from the Eastern Hajjar Mountains to Arabian Sea, the Wahiba Sands, described a Sand sea, stretch almost 200 kms in length and about 100 kms in width. The dunes rise above 100-150 meters in different shades of golden, shifting sands, and is the perfect place for both the romantic and the adventurous.

Muscat tour Evening
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Muscat tour Evening

$20

Itinerary Evening tour and photography Al-Amin Mosque, Sultan Mosque, Qurum Beach, Royal Opera House, Muttrah Souk and Frankincense House Restaurant The cave restaurant Stop At: • Royal Opera House, Al Kharijiyah Street, Muscat 113 Oman • Mutrah Souq