Overlooking the long stretch of sandy beach, deep turquoise blue water of the Sea of Oman and majestic mountains stands the Shangri La Barr Al Jissah resort in Oman. Three luxurious hotels make up this resort with a 500m lazy river connecting Al Waha and Al Bandar. Al Waha provides excitement with a man-made tunnel through the mountain leading you to a sanctuary facing the Sea of Oman and several swimming pools forming a serene oasis.   Guests can expect fine restaurants and beautiful hand crafted jewellery and artwork at Al Bandar Hotel, the resort’s focal point. Al Husn is indeed the epitome of this resort, with rooms and suites the largest in all of Oman, providing an Arabian palace feel.

Holiday resort information

Room Types

Al Waha is Oman's first dedicated family hotel and the largest of the three hotels at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa comprising of 262 guestrooms, each with a balcony or patio. Ideal luxury accommodation for families is the Al Waha hotel Family Room providing beautiful views over the gardens and pools. The room comprises of two interconnecting bedrooms, one with a king size and bed and the other with twin beds, each with its own en suite bathroom. Five-star deluxe property Al Bandar provides 198 sea-facing guestrooms with seven food and beverage outlets with 11 meeting rooms. Al Husn Hotel offers Shangri-La's highest level of service and facilities to its guests with a private 100-metre beach, complimentary daily afternoon tea, pre-dinner cocktails and canapés service. Arabian-inspired décor with gorgeous views of the turquoise waters of the sea are complemented by a generous floor plan and elegant furnishings. Deluxe Sea View Rooms at Al Husn are ideal for discerning travellers seeking exceptional luxury and personalised attention with breathtaking views of the Oman sea, luxury marble bathroom and private balcony or patio.


The resort is fully equipped with its very own fitness centre offering stunning views over the beach with sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. Take advantage of the excellent water activities the Shangri-la Barr al Jissah has to offer including scuba dive classes, snorkelling and boat trips to great dive sites. Enjoy the resorts 1km of secluded warm golden beach with turquoise water of the Gulf of Oman. Cool off at one of the three expansive swimming pools and Lazy River winding a delightful half kilometre connecting the pools at Al Waha and Al Bandar. Complimentary chilled mineral water is available at each pool, along with fresh towels. Relax at the CHI spa the resort has to offer while the kids enjoy their exclusive kids club, games area, splashpad and adventure zone.


There are 11 stylish eateries in the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah and a range of bars, lounges and pool bars.


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