Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat unveils an immersive Ramadan experience

Roundup Monday 20/March/2023 13:27 PM
By: Times News Service
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat unveils an immersive Ramadan experience

Muscat: Muscat’s favourite Ramadan destination is back this year with a host of exquisite and savoury specials for this Holy Month. Whether guests dine indoor or alfresco at Al Tanoor or in the comfort of our air-conditioned Layali Tent & Lounge for Suhoor, they will be spoilt for choice with generous buffet spread options including live stations for iftar or a fusion of culinary favourites served A la Carte for Suhoor. Each experience will give guests generous space and unparalleled views like no other in Muscat and residents of the city are invited to dine on a range of Ramadan classics and global favourites, paired with live performances throughout the month.

This year, Ramadan at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah will be exceptional as we bring in incredible and authentic flavours from the region with the expertise of our multi-talented Chefs. Our guests will witness an enhanced iftar experience complemented with traditional Oud performances and a dazzling decor to make it even more celebratory. In line with the Ramadan spirit of giving and sharing, our resort will also be spreading some joys with lots of contests to unlock stays and dining experiences at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah” commented René D. Egle, the Area General Manager of Shangri-La Barr al Jissah and Shangri-La Al Husn, Muscat.

Lavish Iftar Buffet – Al Tanoor

Located in Al Bandar hotel, Al Tanoor restaurant is serving a delicious Iftar buffet, featuring a host of delectable traditional Ramadan delicacies inspired by local, regional, and international cuisines, from Maghrib prayer onwards. The extensive buffet spread will showcase live and A la minute stations including hot and cold mezze, Omani specials, a variety of regional dishes, mixed grill, and classic desserts, along with traditional Ramadan beverages and live entertainment such as Oud players. Al Tanoor is extending its seating area to enable guests to enjoy their meals in the gorgeous alfresco setting overlooking the beach.

Available after sundown until 10.30pm daily, Iftar is priced at OMR 22 net per person.

Outdoor experience with Layali Tent and Lounge

Savour the full Ramadan experience with our outdoor Layali Ramadan tent, presenting a savoury selection of Omani delights and global culinary favourites served A la Carte paired to the sounds of traditional Arabic artists. Set on the resort’s beach, “Layali Tent & Lounge” extends unforgettable Suhour experiences to guests and residents of Oman, who can enjoy a relaxed elegant, air-conditioned ambience, or a captivating setting by the outdoor lounge.

Open daily from from 8pm to 2am, Layali Tent & Lounge is available for a minimum spend of OMR 10 per person.

Enchanting Majlis

Set against the backdrop of rugged mountains and the Gulf of Oman, guests can elevate their iftar or suhoor experience when opting to dine in our beautifully adorned Majlis. The resort’s garden and different locations are transformed into beautiful Arabian spaces that feature an open-air majlis. Our hosts are invited to dine in the comfort of the private traditional Omani outdoor tent and relish on a decadent menu presenting a fusion of flavours, traditional beverages coupled with entertainment.

Daily, from Maghrib time at OMR 30 per person

Group Iftar

Avail a special 30% discount when booking for groups of more than 100 persons. This year the ballroom of Barr Al Jissah is available to families, groups and business partners wishing to experience the Holy month with their closed ones. From medium to large-sized group of a minimum of 10 persons, guests can expect no less than a memorable evening complemented with Shangri-La’s heartfelt hospitality and a generous cuisine inspired from the region.

Group Iftar is available upon request from OMR 20 per person. For more information, email [email protected] or call +968 2477 6232.

Luxurious Eid Getaway Celebrations

Celebrate timeless moments with your loved ones this coming Eid Al Fitr when staying at Shangri-La Al Husn and Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat.

Combine Eid celebrations with a romantic escape in your own private clifftop castle and indulge in a wealth of luxurious experiences. Available to guests aged 16 and over, the resort’s dramatic Omani architecture and spectacular natural setting provide the perfect backdrops for relaxation and adventure. From lounging on the secluded private beach to discovering the rich traditions of Oman, guests also benefit from complimentary mini bar restocked daily, daily afternoon high tea on the terrace of Sultanah overlooking the Gulf of Oman and pre-dinner drinks by the courtyard as well as a gourmet breakfast served A la carte.

At the adjoining resort, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, family and kids will find their Paradise with a host of fun-filled activities and adventures from the longest lazy river in Muscat, 500-m stretched beach, a splash pad and access to the singular Adventure Zone dedicated for kids.

Guests at both resorts can choose to dine within a collection of dining venues, ranging from themed-buffet spreads with a fusion of local, regional and international flavours, Mediterranean delights, authentic Italian to a gustative South-East Asian journey and savour fresh local seafood.

For more information on stays, email: [email protected] or dial +968 2477 6262

Exclusive Shangri-La Circle Member Discount

Launched in April 2022, Shangri-La Circle members residing in Oman can avail 20% off on their consumptions at the resort, when visiting us during this Holy Month. The discount is applicable on all dining experiences and staycations including Eid celebrations in April.

To enrol and enjoy members benefits and rates, enrol through Shangri-La Circle.

Learn more about the Ramadan experiences from Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah by calling +968 2477 6565 or emailing [email protected]

About Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat

Overlooking 500-metres of stunning coastline and nestled amongst the rugged mountains, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat is spread across two distinct wings that are connected in their Arabian spirit of hospitality:

Al Waha – the Oasis – is a family-focused resort with 262 rooms that celebrate authentic Arabian architecture with unique Omani flair. The spacious private balconies or patios invite guests to enjoy the fresh sea breeze or enjoy views of the stunning swimming pools that offer an array of recreational activities, from the lazy river, a splash pad and a dedicated Adventure Zone.

Inspired by the glorious architecture and history of Old Muscat itself, neighbouring Al Bandar – The Town – offers an exciting and bustling contrast to Al Waha. An extraordinary array of restaurants, bars and shopping outlets provide endless opportunities to live life to the fullest with friends, family and loved ones. Several secluded spa villas enable guests to enjoy a unique Chi Water Oasis featuring a vitality hydro pool, a steam room, tundra and tropical showers and a relaxation area. Al Bandar has 198 rooms, a selection of spacious ballrooms and an exciting, everchanging schedule of unique events, where unforgettable experiences await.

Overlooking the majestic turquoise waters of the Gulf of Oman, Shangri-La Al Husn, Muscat is a relaxing, luxury clifftop retreat in Muscat. As Oman’s sole adults-only resort for guests aged 16 years and above, Shangri-La Al Husn caters to discerning travellers, offering a tranquil atmosphere and genuine, heartfelt Omani and Asian hospitality. The resort features 180 luxury rooms and suites, a private 100-metre beach cove, a clifftop infinity pool and a premium collection of restaurants. Meanwhile the Luban Spa is the first and the only Luban Spa in the Sultanate of Oman, allowing guests access to the ultimate Frankincense spa retreat with an unparalleled wellbeing experience. Shangri-La Al Husn, Muscat offers unparalleled levels of service with complimentary access to the adjacent Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, Muscat facilities and amenities.

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