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Luxury Family Holiday to Oman at Shangri-la.
Family of Four Special Offer Includes Free Nights at Shangri-la Al Waha.
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Shangri La Al Jissah - Al Waha
Al Waha Pool
Kids Activity Centre
Superior Sea View Room
Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa is a secluded and luxurious three-hotel resort village and spa on dramatic Al Jissah Bay just 15 minutes drive from Muscat.
The Shangri-la Al Waha is one of the three hotels making up the Al Jissah Resort.
Shangri-la Al Waha (meaning “Oasis”) is ideal for a family holiday to Oman, as there are plenty of facilities on offer for families including several swimming pools.
Cool Zone Kid’s Club is an indoor-outdoor play area for younger children up to 8 years old.
The Adventure Zone is an exciting family entertainment venue with a variety of play areas featuring Over Under Hurdles, Swing Over Net, drop slides, climbing wall, PS3, computer with Wi-Fi access and soft play areas. The highlights are the three drop-slides providing fun and adventure for all, with the ultimate 6.5-metre Demon Drop slide.
Meander your way between Al Waha, Al Bandar and back again on inflatable tubes along the Lazy River, inspired by the centuries-old falaj system that brought fresh water to remote Omani villages.
Splashpad is an aquatic play area for all the family with a combination of water effects from light mists to touch sensitive sprays and projection jets.
Located in Al Mazaar Souk, GameZ is a game room where the entire family can play billiards, snooker, air hockey, electronic darts and video games.
In addition to the Play Zones, activities are also on offer for kids, including Treasure Hunt, Henna Painting, and the Sand City Competition.
The ‘Oasis’ in the name is reflected in the design, with the swimming pool forming an oasis, surrounded by dozens of date palm trees.
What’s so Special?
With the turquoise water of the Sea of Oman on one side and the dramatic Hajar Mountains rising on the other, the setting is spectacular.
The Shangri-la Al Waha is the first dedicated family resort in Oman and is the largest and most extensive of the three hotels in the resort, with a total of 262 rooms.
Shangri-la Al Waha is the perfect family resort in Oman, with plenty to keep kids of all ages happy, and lots of attractions for the parents too. Play areas are supervised, allowing parents to have some space and time together.
Interconnecting rooms are ideal for families, with separate bathrooms and bedrooms.
All rooms at Shangri-la Al Waha have Arabian designs and contain artworks and imagery created by local artists.
Superior Rooms (32 sq. m.) have a garden setting close to the pool area and offer views of the gardens and pool.
The balcony or patio (5 sq. m.) is furnished with a table and two chairs. Bathrooms feature a separate bath and shower cubicle.
There are also Superior Sea View and Sea Facing Rooms, which offer partial or full Sea Views.
Executive Sea View Rooms (45 sq. m.) are almost 50% larger than the Superior Rooms and are ideal for families. These rooms have a sofa and offer sea views.
Family Rooms (64 sq. m.) consist of inter-connecting Superior Rooms, one with a King-size bed and the second with twin beds. Family rooms feature DVD’s and Play stations, to keep the kids (or grown-ups) happy.
- Air Con
- Free Wi-Fi
- Flat Screen TV with Satellite & cable channels & in house movies
- DVD and Play station
- Coffee & tea making facilities Minibar
- Writing desk IDD Phone
There is no shortage of dining options at the Shangri La.
At the Al Waha, Samba offers culinary theatre and Latin flavours, whilst Surf Café offer snacks and light meals.
Al Bandar is home to Capri Court, an Italian restaurant. Tapas & Sablah meanwhile offers an outdoor dining experience complete with live entertainment. Al Tanoor features an evocative Arabian atmosphere with open kitchens.
Al Husn has two of Oman’s finest restaurants: Sultanah, a stylish restaurant with a luxury cruise theme, and Shahrazad, the only authentic Moroccan restaurant in Muscat, which serves traditional Moroccan cuisine in a contemporary and refined setting.
At the beach, enjoy Bait Al Bahr, the ideal place to enjoy traditional Omani seafood against the backdrop of a magnificent sunset.
There are also several lounge areas in the 3 hotels which offer great places to relax and chill-out.
Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, Muscat, offers families a welcoming, worry-free holiday in an enchanting corner of the world. Children can play in our safe, supervised environments, whilst parents relax and enjoy their own time together.
Cool Zone Kid's Club
Located in the Al Waha Hotel in the heart of the resort, Cool Zone provides air-conditioned / indoor and outdoor play areas, both under trained supervision.
Children up to the age of eight years old are welcome to use Cool Zone. Children under the age of four years old should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Cool Zone is open from 9am to 6pm.
The Adventure Zone is an exciting family entertainment venue for all thrill seekers with a variety of modular play areas featuring Over Under Hurdles, Swing Over Net, drop slides, climbing wall, PS3, computer with Wi-Fi access and soft play areas.
The highlights are the three drop slides providing fun and adventure for all, with the ultimate 6.5-metre Demon Drop slide.
Adventure Zone is located in the Al Mazaar Souk adjacent to the Omani Heritage Village and is open daily from 10am to 10pm.
Children should wear long sleeve shirt and socks.
The children's pool, open from 6am to 7pm, is located beside the Circles Pool Bar at Al Bandar hotel and next to Assira Pool Bar at Al Waha hotel.
Meander your way between Al Waha, Al Bandar and back again on inflatable tubes along the Lazy River, inspired by the centuries-old falaj system that brought fresh water to remote Omani villages. The Lazy River is open daily from 10am to 7pm.
Activities for Children
Children love our popular games such as Treasure Hunt, Henna Painting, and the Sand City Competition. We also offer activities that let children explore traditional Arabian crafts in a hands-on, engaging way. Contact us for the most recent list of activities.
Located on the headland at the Al Waha hotel, Splashpad is an aquatic play area for all the family with a combination of water effects from light mists to touch sensitive sprays and projection jets. Splashpad is open daily from 9am to 7pm.
Located in Al Mazaar Souk, GameZ is a game room where the entire family can play billiards, snooker, air hockey, electronic darts and video games. GameZ is open daily from 12noon to 10pm.
Go for another family adventure at the beautifully landscaped miniature golf course with nine challenging holes. Grab one of our special putters with rubber heads and hit a multi-coloured ball. Located in Omani Heritage Village and open daily from 10am to 10pm.
Camel and Pony Ride
Enjoy the sea breeze while riding a camel or pony from Bait Al Bahr to Al Waha. Available daily
To protect the safety of small children and provide a relaxed atmosphere for adults, certain areas of the resort, such as the in-hotel bars and CHI, The Spa are reserved for adults only.
- Swimming Pools
- Fitness Centre
- Diving & snorkelling
- Turtle nesting
- Dolphin watching
- Cool Zone Kid’s Club (play area & lots of activities)
- Adventure Zone (waterslides etc)
- Kid’s pool
- Xyro – nightclub
- Daily activities (games & fitness activities)
- Camel and pony rides
2018 - 19 Price Guide:
- 5 nights from £925 pp
- 5 nights accommodation with breakfast
- Return economy class airfares from the UK
- All taxes
- Private car airport transfers
This is a guide price only, based on travel in low season.
Prices will vary according to availability of airfares on the dates of travel and seasonal hotel and airfare surcharges.
Please ask us for any current special offers.
- Includes Daily American Breakfast
Jasmine Honeymoon Bonus:
- One Free 1-hour spa treatment per person at Chi Spa
- Free cocktails for two at Piano Lounge
- Special Honeymoon Room set up on arrival
- Flowers, fruit, cake
- 20% discount at Chi Spa
All of our Oman Holidays are completely tailor made and we can put together any kind of itinerary to suit your interests and budget.
Call us now to speak to a Oman holiday expert about your Oman holiday or honeymoon to Oman.
Call us now on 0333 7000 747
We're open from 9 until 9 daily and our 0333 number is a local rate number included in most call packages.