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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa is located 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from Marina Bandar Al Rowdha and 9.5 mi (15.3 km) from Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace. This 640-room, 5-star resort has 3 outdoor pools along with a private beach and a marina. National Museum of Oman and Bait Muzna Gallery are also within a 20-minute drive.


Free breakfast is included with your stay. Enjoy dining at Shahrazad, one of 20 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the 9 coffee shops/cafés.

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa's 640 air-conditioned rooms provide balconies, minibars, and free newspapers. LED TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free bottled water, safes, and ironing boards are also available.


Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa features a private beach, a marina, and a full-service spa. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for OMR 40 per vehicle one way. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach resort include 3 outdoor pools, a lazy river, and a fitness center.

Property features

  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining


Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

Renovations & Closures

During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.
The property will be renovating from 05 July 2017 to 20 July 2017 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
Alternate facilities will be available offsite during the renovation.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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-meter 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. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel, as well as 12 meeting rooms, an added convenience for guests planning their trip. 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 20 restaurants. Amenities also include playground, free children's club, babysitting and free supervised children activities.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 640 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 9 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Children's club 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Garden 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Marina on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 12 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • On private beach 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3 
  • Year Built 2005 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 20 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Wedding services 
  • Lazy river 
  • Free WiFi 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa offers 640 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.

This Barr Al Jissah resort provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

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.

The B.A.B. Lounge - a relaxing environment for enjoying pre-dinner drinks or late-night cocktails, wine and champagne. Offers a selection of canapés, sharing platters, seafood messah and light snacks.

Nearby Things to Do

Windsurfing and kayaking are available at the private beach. The resort also features a PADI dive center, beach volleyball and football, 3 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.

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

Spa Services

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 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for OMR 23.40 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: OMR 80.00
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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: OMR 40 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: OMR 23.40 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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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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