Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Sultanate of Oman has extended its popular Day in Paradise with two new exciting options offering additional benefits, including exhilarating water sport activities and pampering spa time.

Open to external guests and Muscat residents, the additional Day in Paradise experiences allow non-hotel guests exclusive access to the resort’s 600-metre private beach, multiple swimming pools, Lazy River, water sports and recreation facilities, as well as the opportunity to avail pampering sessions at CHI, The Spa.

Day in Paradise with Watercooled Powered by Uniboats

For the first time ever, external guests can now spend an unforgettable day exploring the beach and beyond at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa with a host of exciting activities available both on and in the water. Action-packed watersports, including hydro jet packs, stand-up paddle boards, jet skiing, kayaking, windsurfing and so much more, are perfect for adventurous individuals seeking exhilarating wateractivities. Priced at OMR30 per person, the Day in Paradise option with water sport activities includes OMR20 allowance redeemable against all the exciting Watercooled by Uniboats activities. 

Spa-mazing Day in Paradise

Guests can embrace tranquillity and discover inner balance in the intimate surroundings of CHI, The Spa with the newly launched Spa-mazing Day in Paradise. Exclusively available from Sunday to Thursday, this relaxing experience features a bespoke 60-minute full-body massage, to be availed between 10.00 and 14.00 and includes day access to the resort’s private and exclusive beach and pool facilities. Spa-Mazing Day in Paradise is priced at OMR50 per person and includes a 60-minute full-body massage and full beach and pool access. Advance bookings are recommended by contacting CHI, The Spa in advance to ensure availability and preferred treatment time.

Day in Paradise

A firm favourite with Muscat residents and visitors to the city, the original Day in Paradise experience at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa allows non-hotel guests the opportunity to escape to paradise and enjoy a full day of access to the resort’s pristine private beach and pools at both Al Waha and Al Bandar. Oman’s only Lazy River flows for 500-metres and offers a relaxing journey through the resort’s lush gardens. In addition, the Splash Pad, Cool Zone children’s club and the Adventure Zone in the Al Mazaar Souk area are available for the little ones. Day in Paradise pass holders are also entitled to 20 per cent off treatments at CHI, The Spa, and OMR15 credit, redeemable for lunch at Al Tanoor restaurant at Al Bandar. Day in Paradise is priced at OMR30 per adult and OMR18 per child aged five to 11 years old.

With 19 bars and restaurants, six swimming pools, Oman’s only lazy-river attraction, four tennis courts, a mini-golf area, exhilarating water sports, as well as access to a dive centre and a marina, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa offers a world of endless choices and guaranteed fun for everyone.

Al Bandar’s dominant feature is a large, unconventionally shaped swimming pool spanning 1,400 square metres and a maximum depth of 1.2 metres. Unique fixed tiled sun beds are half-immersed to allow guests to lie down and relax in the pool water. Al Bandar also offers a Jacuzzi and children’s pool, as well as access to the Lazy River, which leads to Al Waha. The name Al Waha means “The Oasis” and has been designed such that the hotel’s several swimming pools form an oasis incorporating many date palm trees. Al Waha has one large family pool, and two additional pools for younger children and toddlers.


Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently operates over 100 hotels with a room inventory of over 41,000.  Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services.  Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.  The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Australia, mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia.


Source: Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa