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 traveler a fully integrated destination resort, providing the perfect gateway to discover this historic land of contrasts and culture.
302 rooms and suites with 88 connec- ting rooms (room size from 37 sq m in- cluding the balcony)
The five stars 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 sea facing and have private balconies, terraces or patios. Room facilities include 24-hour room service, coffee and tea making facilities, broadband internet access, satellite TV, iron and ironing board, electronic safes, voice mail and bathrooms with separate shower and bath.
Restaurants & Bars
Our 20 restaurants and bars provide a variety of cuisines from around the world to suit every taste and occasion. They range from outlets with a family focus to chic casual eateries and elegant fine dining options.
Samba - All Day Dining Restaurant with South American/Argentinean Cuisine, Open for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Seating Capacity: 194 persons, Style of meal: Buffet and a la carte
Surf Cafe - Fast food served in an Internet Cafe, Open between hrs. Seating Capacity: 134 persons indoors and outdoors. Style of meal: A la carte
Bait Al Bahr Seafood Restaurant - Located on the beach between Al Waha and Al Bandar. Local fish and seafood prepared in a simple yet authentic way. Open for Dinner, Seating Capacity: 130 persons, Style of meal: A la carte
Assira - Pool Bar, beverages only, Seating Capacity: 100 persons.
Al Waha Lounge - Comfortable lounge offering hot and cold beverages, Open from hrs. , Seating Capacity 48 persons, Style of meal: Light meal.
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 meters of swimming pools as well as a 500 meter "lazy" river, and children’s and toddlers swimming pools. A dedicated "Little Turtles" Kids Club providing both indoor air conditioned, and outdoor play areas, four tennis courts and a Dive Centre (Open Mid April 2006, currently using Oman Dive Centre for service) offering PADI dive instruction and certification as well as scuba diving, snorkeling, dolphin and whale watching trips, and a marina with berthing for up to 80 boats and yachts.
Conferences & Banquets
The conference and meeting facilities at the resort feature all the latest audio visual equipment and lighting support. With a pillar less ballroom to seat 700 banquet style plus the pre-function area, up to 850 guests can be accommodated. Seven additional meeting rooms offer many options.