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Luxury Resort

Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah - Al Waha


The largest of the three hotels at Shangri-La;s Barr Al Jissah Resort, Al Waha is Oman’s first dedicated family hotel that is a veritable oasis nestled amongst the mountains.


  • Family-friendly hotel in the luxurious resort complex of Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah
  • Modern rooms overlooking the pool, beach & Gulf of Oman
  • Entertainment for the youngest guests: children’s pool, kids club and childcare
  • Experience Culinary World Tour: 22 restaurants and bars
  • Lots of adventurous activities and a private beach


That's how you live

Together with its sister hotel Al Bandar, AL Waha is located in the luxurious resort complex of Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah. Translated, Al Waha means "oasis", and the resort follows this name very literally. There is a 500-meter private beach on Barr Al Jissah Bay, and the resort’s spacious pool area offers plenty of relaxation and variety for the entire family.

Overlooking the Gulf of Oman and the surrounding Haijar Mountains, Al Waha invites you to spend a relaxing holiday in the Middle East with your loved ones. Muscat’s Old Town. the popular market, and Mutrah Souk are about 15 minutes from Al Waha. The Muscat International Airport can be reached in about 45 minutes.

The Hotel

The luxurious hotel group of Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah offers a total of 22 restaurants and bars that will spoil you with the culinary delights of international and local specialties. Look forward to delicious family restaurants, exclusive fast food restaurants, and world-class dinner. Guests can even visit every restaurant and bar in the sister resort as well. The Al Waha has two restaurants and two bars on site.

At Samba Restaurant, visit the tequila bar or indulge in South African delicacies. The restaurant is open all day and pampers you with breakfast, lunch and dinner.

At the exquisite fast food restaurant, Surf Cafe, you can try original burgers! The assira Pool Bar serves fresh salads, light sandwiches and small snacks. The Al Waha Lobby Lounge serves afternoon tea and fresh snacks. In the evening, fruity cocktails are served.

Relax with a cool drink in the magnificent gardens or by the spacious outdoor pools. In addition to a 24-hour room service, the luxurious resort has a hairdresser, beauty salon and souvenir shop. The free shuttle bus takes you to Muscats Old Town and the popular shopping district in 15 minutes.

There is endless fun and entertainment for the youngest guests, so even they will enjoy themselves at Al Waha! There is a childcare service, a kids club, an adventure zone and several playgrounds. In addition, the family-friendly resort offers children’s menus and a children’s pool where the little ones can let off steam.

The Rooms

Al Waha has 262 rooms and suites, all with private balconies or patios. The spacious rooms and suites are decorated in a modern Arabic style and feature a private bathroom with separate bath and shower, bathrobes, slippers, toiletries, minibar, safe, satellite TV, and tea/coffee making facilities.

  • Superior Room (32 sqm) - These rooms overlook the verdant gardens and the sparkling pool. For a maximum of 2 adults + 1 child up to 11 years, or 3 adults.

  • Superior Sea View Room (32 sqm) - These beautiful rooms overlook the golden sandy beach and the glistening waters of the Gulf of Oman. For a maximum of 2 adults + 1 child up to 11 years, or 3 adults.

  • Executive Sea View Room (45 sqm) - Ideal for families, these spacious rooms overlook the Gulf of Oman and come complete with a sitting area with a sofa bed. For a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children up to 11 years, or 3 adults.

Other rooms and suites available upon request.


In the spa area of Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort ‘Chi,’ relax completely with a soothing massage so you can once again find harmony with your mind and body. The ‘Chi’ offers 12 treatment rooms, a sauna, a steam bath and a whirlpool.


Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah offers a variety of sports for the entire family! The luxury resort offers a fitness center and four tennis courts, beach volleyball, mini golf, kayaking and snorkeling!

The PADI diving center at the resort organizes various diving courses and unforgettable diving trips.

With a little luck, you can watch turtles on the beach and accompany a turtle ranger!

Services and Infos

Closest city: Muscat

Closest airport: Muscat International

Rooms: 262


  • 7 nights including breakfast in the Superior Room
  • 30% discount special valid during the travel period 01.05 - 30.09.2017
  • Welcome drink upon arrival
  • Daily international newspapers
  • Mineral water in the room, by the pool and on the beach
  • Internet
  • Daily shuttle service to Muttrah Souk


  • International flights
  • Transfers from/to airport
  • Not mentioned meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses, such as minibar and drinks
  • Insurance

itravel Specials

1) All Inclusive-Special In the travel period 01.05. - 25.06.2017, 01.07. - 31.08.2017 and 06.09. - 30.09.2017 If you book until 30.04.2017 and have a minimum stay of 3 consecutive nights reduced All Inclusive room rates (prices on request).

2) Discount Special 30% In the travel period 01.05. - 30.09.2017 you receive the following discount:

  • 30% discount on the hotel rate

3) discount special 25% In the travel period 25.02. - 05.04.2017, 18.04. - 30.04.2017, 01.10. - 20.10.2017 and 30.10. - 23.12.2017 you receive the following discount:

  • 25% reduction on the hotel rate

4) discount special 20% In the travel period 06.04. - 17.04.2017, 21.10. - 29.10.2017 and 24.12. - 30.12.2017 you receive the following discount:

  • 20% discount on the hotel rate

5) Honeymoon Special Spend your honeymoon at Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah - Al Waha and receive during the travel period 07.01.2017 - 02.01. 2018 the following services on site:

  • a romantic room decoration
  • a cake, fruit and flowers on arrival
  • a glass of sparkling wine or juice on arrival
  • 20% discount on treatments in the "Chi"

For a minimum stay of 5 consecutive nights you will receive the following additional benefits Location:

  • a 60-minute "Chi" spa treatment for 2 persons
  • a personal gift
  • a bottle of sparkling wine

Please note that a copy of the marriage certificate must be presented at check-in. The specials can not be combined.


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