There is no
question but that the opening (January 2006) of this imaginative and
inspirational new hotel concept on Oman's beautiful Indian Ocean coastline
represents one of the most exciting all-in-one international resort developments
in the entire Gulf region.
Reflecting something of every aspect of Oman's colourful
tradition, history, environment and culture, Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort
& Spa embodies three different hotels within one spectacular
Here on an
idyllic private bay, clustered between jagged mountains and the turquoise seas
of the Gulf of Oman, you can choose from three lavishly appointed hotels - each
unique in its appeal and orientation, spectacular in design and beguiling in
mood. Between them, amid 124 acres
of landscaped gardens, extends the Piazza - a meeting-place for shopping events
and dining. The resort has a style
and setting for all tastes and temperaments. Relaxation and tranquillity by
infinity-edge pools or at a world-class Spa; perfect water sports in
crystal-clear seas from 500m of private beach. Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort &
Spa offers memorable cuisine at a choice of 19 sumptuous dining venues. Exciting desert safaris, The Heritage
Village complete with souk and shops, and sightseeing and shopping in Muscat, just 15 minutes'
Situated at the
heart of the resort, the 5-star Al Bandar Hotel captures all the vibrancy of
Oman's rich history and cultural
heritage, with touches of opulence that provide ubiquitous reminders of your
exotic surroundings. The Piazza is
an ideal rendezvous point and home to shops and superb restaurants that
encompass all-day dining with Middle Eastern cuisine, Italian fare, a Tapas
& Ice Cream Bar, Nightclub, Cocktail Lounge, Lobby Lounge, a Pool Bar and
Accommodations in Al Bandar at Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa
Al Bandar is one of the three hotels at Shangri-La''s Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, Sultanate of Oman. The five-star deluxe property provides 198 sea-facing guestrooms.
The name Al Bandar translates as "The Town", a name reflected in the architecture of the hotel. Inspired by old Muscat, featuring buildings of varying heights and a variety of ornate balconies, Al Bandar is an inspiration.
Al Bandar Hotel is the resort's focal point, featuring 7 food and beverage outlets and 11 meeting rooms, as well as the spectacular Barr Al Jissah ballroom, measuring 1,056 square metres and providing banquet-style seating for up to 700 people
Tea/Coffee Making Facilities