Al Husn courtyard area

Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa


‘Exclusive, Private beach – Tranquil & Opulent’

Overlooking the Gulf of Oman Shangri-La Al Husn, meaning castle, offers a welcome befitting royalty. Moorish and Omani architecture surround a central courtyard with water features and palm trees. There are just 180 rooms and suites that feature a balcony or terrace overlooking the Gulf or resort and they welcome guests from 16 years old. All guests can enjoy privileges that include: afternoon tea, evening cocktails, pre-loaded iPods and dedicated Shangri-La specialists who will tailor your visit. The resort enjoys a private beach, infinity pool, state-of-the-art fitness centre and a Hareer Spa by L’OCCITANE. There are four restaurants and bars serving Arabic and international dishes. 

In Our Opinion

‘Special, exclusive and refined is the ambience that will greet you here; your room will be more generous, your fittings more lavish and your service more attentive. You will know if this is for you!’


Serving Moroccan, Lebanese and Omani cuisine is a refined setting. Guests over the age of 12 years are welcome. Open for dinner.


Elegant and modern Spanish cuisine rom this bright, ocean-facing restaurant. Open for breakfast and dinner.

Mahhara Beach Bar

Enjoy light meals and salads, freshly caught fish and refreshing drinks. Open daytime.

Al Muheet

Lying adjacent to the infinity pool this bar and restaurant serves tropical drinks and creative cocktails alongside light meals. Open daytime.

Complimentary privileges

  • Poolside refreshments/bottled water
  • Afternoon tea in the Sultanah Restaurant
  • Pre-dinner drinks and canapes with live entertainment


  • Exclusive private beach
  • Infinity swimming pool
  • Library


  • Hareer Spa by L’Occitane
  • Health Club & fitness centre


Available at neighbouring Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah

  • Land & water sports
  • Excursions
  • Diving at Extra Diving Qantab
  • Restaurants & bars
  • Turtle Care Project


  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Airport butler service
  • Return daily shuttle services to downtown Muscat and the Muttrah Souk
  • Hospitality lounge
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Clinic / house doctor on call
  • Currency exchange
  • Internet access centre
  • Complimentary shoeshine service
  • IT butler
  • Laundry service
  • Valet service
  • Florist/gift shop
  • Hair & beauty salon
  • Travel/tour desk



This hotel welcomes families with children of all ages and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay.



  • Cots on request



  • Children’s meal plan: free meals for up to two children under 12 (in all-day-dining restaurant)


Family Entertainment activities at Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa


• Dedicated children’s pool and Lazy River
• Outdoor play areas
• Game room for billiards, snooker, darts, video games etc.

Kids Clubs
Cool Zone

Air-conditioned indoor play areas and outdoor play space.

Ages allowed: 4 – 8 (Children under 4 can attend but must be accompanied by an adult).
Opening times: 09:00 – 18:00 daily

Indoor Activities include:

  • Henna painting
  • Arts & crafts

Outdoor Activities include:

  • Treasure hunt
  • Mini golf
  • Camel rides

Adventure Zone

Family entertainment venue with modular play areas including: over/under hurdles, drop slides, climbing wall, PS3s, Wi-Fi and soft play. Located in the Al Mazaar Souk adjacent to the Omani Heritage Village.

Open Tuesday to Saturday

11.00 – 20.00


Aquatic play area for the whole family and includes touch sensitive sprays and jets.

Open daily

09.00 – 18.00

Game Z

Games room for the whole family


  • Babysitting and child care services available
  • Booking essential
  • Additional charges apply


Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa is an ideal location for a honeymoon couple – you will be offered the following to enhance your stay.


  • Rose petal set up in room for arrival
  • Cake, fruit & flowers on arrival
  • Bathroom amenities by Hareer Spa by L’Occitane
  • Glass of champagne or date juice on arrival
  • 20% reduction on treatment at Hareer Spa (excluding facials)

For guest staying five nights or more they will receive in addition

  • One, one-hour treatment for two at Hareer Spa by L’Occitane
  • One bottle of sparkling wine in room upon arrival

Also available for couples celebrating Silver & Gold Wedding Anniversary


  • Hotel to be informed at time of booking
  • Proof of marriage or valid marriage certificate within 6 months of arrival date to be presented at check-in
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Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa – Al Husn is in the bay at Barr Al Jissah, close to the old town of Muscat. The hotel is approximately 45 minutes away from Muscat International Airport.

Nearby Attractions

  • Al Bustan – 7 miles, 14 mins by car
  • Mutrah Souk – 12 miles, 23 mins by car
  • Qurm Nature Reserve– 16 miles, 28 mins by car
  • Muscat – 21 miles, 40 mins by car
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