Located approximately 45 minutes from Muscat International Airport and only 15 minutes from the old city of Muscat, it is the perfect base to discover the diverse natural beauty and cultural heritage of Oman.
Uniquely set against a backdrop of rugged mountains with stunning views of the sea of Oman, Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa is the Sultanate of Oman's first fully integrated three-Hotel destination resort set out amidst 124 acres of distinct natural scenery.
680 beautifully appointed rooms with views of the sea. The resort is divided into three hotel properties Al Waha (the Oasis), Al Bandar (the Town) and the deluxe Al Husn (the Castle).
The resort boasts 6 main restaurants, 7 casual dining outlets and pool bars, 3 lobby lounges, 2 bars and a night Club, three private beaches, an Oman heritage area, marina lazy river and several swimming pools and a 1000 seat amphitheatre.
The resort has extensive recreational facilities including three swimming pools, a lazy river, four tennis courts, health club, dive center as well as a unique Omani Heritage Village and Souk, an adventure Zone for children and a full time Turtle Ranger.