Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Al Bandar Hotel

Price
3 nights Holiday from
£549pp
Hotel only Prices from £104pppn
Highlights
  • Up to 30% Off Accommodation
  • Kids Stay for Free
  • Special Rates for Half Board
  • Overview
  • Room Types
  • Dining
  • Kids Facilities
  • Location

The unique location of Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa at the foot of a mountain range provides the resort a stunning backdrop facing the waters of Gulf of Oman. The resort is easily reachable through a tunnel under the mountain that opens up to a man-made haven.

Al Bandar, meaning “The Town” is one of the three hotels at Shangri-La Al Jissah Resort & Spa comprising of 198 sea-facing guest rooms. The hotel’s architecture is inspired by the old town of Muscat featuring buildings of varying heights and ornately-decorated balconies.

Al Bandar is the resort’s centrepiece hotel, featuring seven restaurant and bars, 11 meeting rooms including the grandiose Barr Al Jissah Ballroom, measuring a staggering 1,056 square metres. The Ballroom provides the perfect setting for banqueting events with enough room for upwards of 700 guests.

 

PRICES

SEASON / PERIODPRICES (from)
JAN - MAR £649
APR - JUN £549
JUL - SEP £619
OCT - DEC £649
All prices are person for 3 nights based on 2 adults sharing,
including return flight from selected UK airports.

Room Types

All of the 198 guest rooms at Al Bandar Hotel comes with either a balcony or patio measuring at least 7 square metres that face the sea. As standard, each room has separated bathtubs and showers, HD TVs with in-house channels for your entertainment, and complimentary internet access.

Al Bandar Deluxe Room

Spanning across 38 square metres, the Deluxe Room comes with a balcony or patio affording views of the gardens and Gulf of Oman, bathroom with separated bathtub and shower, work desk, HD TV and high speed WiFi.

Al Bandar Deluxe Terrace Room

Spanning across 38 square metres, the Deluxe Terrace Room comes with an expansive terrace affording direct access and views of the gardens pools, bathroom with separated bathtub and shower, work desk, HD TV and high speed WiFi.

Al Bandar Deluxe Sea View Room

Spanning across 38 square metres, the Deluxe Sea View Room comes with a balcony or patio affording views of the gardens and/or pools and Gulf of Oman, bathroom with separated bathtub and shower, work desk, HD TV and high speed WiFi.

Al Bandar Premier Room

Spanning across 51 square metres, the Premier Room comes with a balcony or patio affording views of the gardens and/or pools and Gulf of Oman, bathroom with separated bathtub and shower, work desk, HD TV and high speed WiFi.

Al Bandar One Bedroom Suite

Spanning across 76 square metres, the One Bedroom Suite comes with a balcony or patio affording views of the gardens and Gulf of Oman, bathroom with separated bathtub and shower, separate living area, work desk, HD TV and high speed WiFi.

Al Bandar Speciality Suite

Spanning across 114 square metres, the Speciality Suite comes with a balcony or patio affording views of the gardens and Gulf of Oman, bathroom with separated bathtub and shower, separate living and dining areas, work desk, HD TV and high speed WiFi.

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa offers a huge variety of restaurant and bars between the three hotels. Al Bandar is the resort’s centrepiece hotel, featuring seven restaurant and bars in close proximity to each other allowing for a variety of options.

Al Tanoor

Al Tanoor restaurant serves distinctive cuisines of the Arabian Gulf region in a traditional Omani setting. The interior is reminiscent of the Bedouin style featuring tents, pottery and vibrant colours that complement the dishes prepared at the live cooking stations. Also on the menu are Mediterranean, Persian, Indian and Turkish classics along with a la carte choices.

Asia

Guests are invited to explore the culinary flavours of Eastern and Southwestern Asia in a contemporary setting. Four glass-encased live cooking stations add drama to your experience as chefs prepare cuisine from China, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam in many different ways.

Bait Al Bahr

Freshly caught bounties of the Gulf of Oman are served at Bait Al Bahr, a seafood restaurant that overlooks the beach. The seafood is cooked in the distinctive Omani style, allowing you to explore the rich culinary heritage and culture of Oman through your palate.

Capri Court

Capri Court offers contemporary Italian cuisine within a stylish setting, in-or-outdoors with garden and beach views. The menu comprises of ever-changing items that use the freshest ingredients to produce the most flavoursome dishes.

Fairouz

The name of the restaurant takes its name from the famous Lebanese singer, Fairouz, whose songs have inspired generations. On the menu are a mix of hot and cold mezzeh, grills and authentic pastries that are enjoyed from within an elegant setting.

Samba

Samba is a lively contemporary restaurant showcasing the exotic flavours of Asia, Latin America and Mediterranean. The dishes are prepared in the showy open kitchens, adding theatrics to the venue – perfect for families.

Shahrazad

Shahrazad invites you to explore the tastes of Morocoo, through subtle spices and exotic flavours found in its dishes. The deep and vivid interior colours reflect the rich and mystical land of Morocco, complemented by the lively Moroccan music makes this venue an exciting culinary adventure.

Sultanah

Sultanah offers exquisite a la carte dining experiences within an inspired setting of a luxury cruise liner. The guests are treated to stunning views of the Gulf of Oman. What makes the menu at this restaurant special is that it changes according to the “port of call” of the liner’s nautical journey for the night.

Surf Cafe

The Surf Cafe is a causal yet trendy dining venue with internet booths. The menu comprises of healthy snacks and favourites such as burgers and sandwiches. A children’s menu is offered for visiting families.

Tapas & Sablah

Tapas & Sablah is located on the open plaza in the middle of the resort, serving Mediterranean, Asian and Middle Eastern tapas complemented by a large selection of beverages and flavoured shisha.

Zafran Cafe

Popular with visitors as a causal dining or meeting point, Zafran Cafe is nearby the shopping arcade and conveniently close to the children’s facilities. The cafe serves light fare, speciality coffees and teas, pastries and cold drinks. The courtyard offers shisha, which is a great way of catching up with family or friends.

Kids Facilites

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa provides families an enchanting sanctuary where they can relax without any worry in mind. Parents are assured that their children can play safely in safe environments under supervision of fully-trained staff. This provides parents the means to be able to spend time together.

Cool Zone Kids Club

The Cool Zone Kids Club is located at Al Waha Hotel, the resort’s primary family-friendly hotel at the heart of the resort. The Cool Zone has air-conditioned indoor and outdoor playing spaces that are fully supervised by trained professionals. Children under the age of four years old should be accompanied by parents or guardian, while children between four and eight are welcome unaccompanied.

Adventure Zone

The Adventure Zone is located in the Al Mazaar Souk near the Omani Heritage Village, providing thrill-seekers a variety of play areas. The exciting obstacle course features “over under hurdles”, “swing over net”, drop slides, climbing walls, PlayStation entertainment booths, internet-connected computers and much more.

Children’s Pool

The two shallow children’s pools are located next to the Circles Pool Bar at Al Bandar Hotel and next to Assira Pool Bar at Al Waha Hotel. Parents can relax at the pool bars while their children can safely play in the shaded pool.

Lazy River

Popular with children and adults alike, the Lazy River is a slow-moving water attraction that meanders between the Al Waha and Al Bandar hotels. Guests float serenely on inflatable tubes in an infinite cycle. The Lazy River is inspired by the ancient falaj system that brought fresh water to remote Omani villages.

Activities for Children

There are many popular games to keep the children entertained at the resort including treasure hunting, henna painting and the exciting sand city competition. Children also have the chance to take up on traditional Arabian crafts to learn more about the regional culture.

Splashpad

Splashpad is an aquatic water park for all the family featuring water jets, fountains, mists, touch-sensitive sprays and more. The water park is located at the Al Waha Hotel grounds.

GameZ

As the name suggests, GameZ is a gaming room where all the family can play board games, snooker, air hockey, electronic darts and popular video games. The GameZ room is located at Al Mazaar souk.

Mini Golf

A favourite family attraction, Mini Golf is a beautifully landscaped miniture golf course with nine fun and yet challenging holes. The course is located in the Omani Heritage Village.

Camel and Pony Ride

Perfect for relaxing parts of the day, families can go on calming camel or pony rides along the beach from Bait Al Bahr to Al Waha.

Location

The unique location of Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa at the foot of a mountain range provides the resort a stunning backdrop facing the waters of Gulf of Oman. The resort is easily reachable through a tunnel under the mountain that opens up to a man-made haven.

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