Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Oman - Al Waha
- The resorts’ Turtle Care Project aims to protect and raise awareness of the endangered native turtles. A dedicated turtle ranger will keep you updated with news of any nesting activity and emerging hatchlings during the season
- For a special evening, dine at Shahrazad, the only authentic Moroccan restaurant in Muscat
Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa is located on a secluded bay, 45 minutes drive from the airport and 20 minutes to Muscat Town. It is actually three hotels under one resort umbrella, each of which has its own style and personality.
Al Waha offers 262 rooms and is the most family oriented of the three, due to its close proximity to the children’s facilities and its interconnecting family rooms (with complimentary Playstation)..
The resort offers a superb selection of restaurants, with a good choice of cuisine, location and price. Each hotel has its own swimming pool, plus there is a lazy river option linking Al Waha and Al Bandar which has proved popular with adults and children alike. Other main facilities include CHI, the Spa and an attractive beachfront where a selection of watersports can be arranged. Families are well catered for with a kid's and teens club, and from January to June children can get involved in the Turtle Nesting programme.
All guests can enjoy complimentary wi-fi in their room and throughout the Resort, complimentary bottled water in their room, by the pool and on the beach and a daily English or Arabic newspaper.
All guests can benefit from a daily shuttle bus to the Muttrah Souk in old Muscat and complimentary internet access.
Adventure Zone, is an indoor play area for children housed within this facility with exciting drop slides, play equipment and themed party rooms. Located in Al Mazaar Souk, adjacent to the Omani Heritage Village, it is open to both hotel guests and local residents or visitors. You can register at Al Waha hotel Reception and be escorted by shuttle to the Zone. It can accommodate up to 100 children offering fun, learning and inspiring activities. Designed for children aged four to 17 years. Younger guests can join the Toddler Zone for under threes with a soft play area, ball pool, padded climbers etc. Internet stations are available and there are daily Nintendo Wii Sports challenges.
The Al Manzaar retail souk located next to the Omani Heritage Village has opened with a select number of retail outlets.
Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Oman - Al Waha Room Details
Superior Rooms offer garden and pool views
Superior Sea View room
As for Superior room but on a higher floor or directly facing the sea
Executive Seaview room
Executive Sea View Rooms offer a small lounge area (open plan) with sofa
One Bedroom Suite
Suites are additionally feature DVD player, separate bedroom, sitting area and dining area. Suite guets also receive complimentary return private transfers, daily laundry service (not dry cleaning), complimentary mini-bar (beer, soft drinks, juice and chocolates) restocked daily, and daily fruit basket and flowers in room.
Interconnecting Family Room (40)
Formed of two interconnecting Superior rooms, both with en suite bathrooms, one King bed, one with Twin beds
No. of Rooms: 262
How To Book
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Why use our specialist service?
Our travel specialists provide a personalised service to tailormake your dream holiday. Within our experienced team we have visited most of the properties we feature and will be able to give you expertise and specialist knowledge from our first hand experience. You will be offered a direct telephone number, so you are able to speak to the same specialist from the time you pick up the phone until your documents are sent out.
Do I have to travel on certain dates and only do the itineraries suggested?
No, we tailormake all our holidays and subject to availability you will be able to travel on any date. The itineraries and holidays on our website are for inspiration and are suggestions only, you can change any aspect according to your personal requirements and available spend.
How far in advance should I book my holiday?
Many customers are under the illusion that booking late secures the best prices. This is often not the case and it is advisable to book early especially if travelling in peak seasons such as Christmas, Easter or school holidays. Many hotels and airlines actually offer special “Early Booking Offers” so you are able to secure the best price early on.
I don’t know what board basis to book. Can I eat out locally, should I consider All Inclusive?
It's always a difficult decision to make before you travel. Call one of our destination experts, who will be happy to advise you on local restaurants and prices you can expect to pay in resort.
What can I do when I get there?
There are many excursions, activities and highlights that are not to be missed out on, whilst in the country. Please contact our experts for advise on whether to prebook these before travel.
What financial protection do you offer?
When booking through Western and Oriental, if your flight is delayed or cancelled due to bad weather or you have a problem in resort it is our responsibility you are taken care of. We offer a 24 hour emergency number to assist with any issues you may have in resort and all of our flight inclusive holidays are financially protected through ATOL bonding for your protection.
Restuarants / Bars
At Al Waha hotel , enjoy the culinary theatre and Latin flavours of Samba or pick up a child-friendly meal at the Surf Café.