Barr Al Jissah serves up traditional Arabia

The poolside at Al Waha

OVER Ramadan, Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa in Oman offers GCC residents special room rates: starting from RO85++ at the five-star Al Waha, RO120++ at the five-star deluxe Al Bandar and RO190++ at the exclusive Al Husn.

Rates are for single/double occupancy and are inclusive of breakfast/ sohour.
Each night, the Al Bandar hotel recreates the atmosphere of a traditional Arabic village complete with traditional tents and live entertainment.
While on the premises, guests will experience the atmosphere of the holy month of Ramadan amongst the remarkable landscapes of the resort.
The popular Al Tanoor restaurant will offer a traditional iftar buffet everyday from sunset until 2030 hrs, featuring a lavish mouth-watering selection of Arabian dishes at an adult price of RO13.500++.
Every night from 2030 to 0200 hrs the popular piazza of Al Bandar hotel will revive the authentic ambience of a local village with traditional Arabian tents and live entertainment. Time-honoured Ramadan delicacies will be served alongside traditional hot and cold refreshments.  For those with a sweet tooth, legendary local deserts such as Omani Halwa, Oum Ali and Basbousa will be on offer.
Shisha pipes and board games will be available for after-meal relaxation, complemented by the live music of the traditional Omani band. Nearby, local artisans will demonstrate authentic arts and crafts such as pottery, silver and gold adornment, weaved rugs, perfumes and incenses.
An additional attraction for guests will be the raffle draws with exciting prizes.