Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa is located in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, five kilometres from Muscat's old city.
A luxury beachfront resort, Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa is set on a 124-acre site along the Arabian Peninsula and bordered by the Gulf of Oman. The resort comprises three hotels: Al Waha, Al Bandar and the exclusive Al Husn hotel, and has three private beaches on site one of which is for Al Husn guests only. Guests of the resort can enjoy pampering body and massage therapies at CHI, The Spa, a self contained village with 12 treatment villas.
There are 20 restaurants, 9 informal cafes, 2 pool bars, as well as 3 lounges and bars at Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort; offering dining options from traditional Middle Eastern specialties to Latin American steaks, pizzas and snacks.
Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa has a gym with sea views, 3 tennis courts and three outdoor pools, two of which are connected by a lazy river. The pool at Al Husn is exclusively for Al Husn guests. There is a marina and a dive center offers snorkel ling, dive courses and sailing. The kids' club is based in Al Waha Hotel and offers play areas, children's pools, shows and free supervised children activities. There is also a teens' club. Business amenities include 12 meeting rooms.
There are 198 guestrooms at Al Bandar, 262 at Al Waha, and 180 at Al Husn. All rooms have contemporary decor with traditional Omani design features and artworks. Guestrooms extend to balconies or patios with pool or sea views, and include free WiFi, complimentary bottled water, LED satellite TVs, minibars, and bathrooms with separate tubs and showers, bathrobes and slippers. Rooms at Al Husn are larger (48 square metres), have sea views and include DVD players, CD players, and complimentary iPod rentals. Baby cots/infant beds are available on request.