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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.

At your hotel

At your hotel

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.

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

Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Free valet parking

In your room

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

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.

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Play

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.

  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Fishing on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
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Relax

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.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Thai massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 12
  • Couples treatment rooms

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

The fine print for Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

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

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: OMR 130
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: OMR 52.5 (from 6 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.
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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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