Shangri-La Al Bandar Hotel

Muscat & the East Coast

Set in lush, landscaped gardens within the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Al Bandar lies close to the beach and is the focal point of the resort.

Each of the 198 spacious rooms is elegantly designed with contemporary Arabian décor. All rooms are sea-facing and feature a balcony or terrace. Opulent Speciality Suites come with huge balconies and stunning bathrooms, and are ideal for those seeking the utmost luxury.

Al Bandar is home to an array of restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisine. Sample Middle Eastern and Indian delights, Italian delicacies, pizzas served poolside or fresh seafood on the sand. You can also dine at any of the other outlets within the complex.

Soak up the sun on half-immersed sunbeds in the stunning pool or on the golden sand, or take a leisurely ride along the Lazy River to Al Waha, Enjoy all the other facilities within the resort, including five other pools, a fitness centre, spa and tennis courts.

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Al Bandar Information


Beachfront, Muscat. 40 minute drive from Muscat International Airport.


198 rooms and suites.


Pilates, personal trainer, yoga, watersports, tennis, volleyball, sailing, windsurfing, diving, snorkelling, dolphin watching.


Family friendly with own kid’s pool and kid’s club in neighbouring Al Waha.

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Why we recommend Shangri-La Al Bandar Hotel

This magnificent hotel’s ornate architecture is inspired by old Muscat. It will appeal to those looking for a peaceful and luxurious retreat with all the facilities expected from a larger resort. Al Bandar is family-friendly and has its own children’s pool. There’s also a kids’ club and teens’ club at Al Waha Hotel. As well as trying the wide variety of water sports available, you can explore dive sites, charter a boat, go on a sunset cruise or go dolphin and whale-watching.

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