Nestled in between the dramatic backdrop of rugged mountains and the waters of the Sea of Oman, Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa is set on 124 acres of beautiful scenery and home to three spectacular hotels.
Al Waha, "The Oasis", is the perfect family destination, Al Bandar, "The Town", is at the heart of the resort and is ideal for leisure and business travellers, and Al Husn, "The Castle", is the most exclusive retreat providing the highest level of luxurious and elegant hospitality.
All three hotels have spacious guestrooms and suites featuring views of the Sea of Oman and its dramatic coastline, and are designed to reflect the Arabian spirit of traditional Oman. The family orientated Al Waha comprises 262 rooms, the diverse Al Bandar comprises 198 deluxe rooms and the luxurious and most exclusive Al Husn has 180 elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites.
The resort has a 600-metre private beach, 500-metre lazy river, 6,000 square-metre of swimming pools, 4 tennis courts, health club with both cardio and weight studios, and CHI, The Spa with 12 treatment villas.
Other activities on offer include boat excursions (sunset cruising, dolphin watching),a Dive centre offering PADI and SSI dive instruction and certification, water sports activities such as snorkelling, water ski, kayaking and knee board, as well as visits to the Omani Heritage Village and excursions such as desert safari, wadi exploration, and visits to many historic sites.