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Dive into a Summer of Adventure and Luxury at Shangri-La Muscat

June 12, 2024 | Press Release

This summer, elevate your holiday experience at Shangri-La Muscat, an exquisite oasis nestled between the majestic Al Hajar mountains and the pristine coastline of Oman. Just a short three-and-a-half-hour flight from India, this luxurious resort offers an unparalleled blend of relaxation, adventure, and cultural immersion, making it the ultimate destination for travelers seeking a memorable getaway.

Thrill-Seeker’s Paradise
For those who crave excitement, Shangri-La Muscat is a haven of seaside adventures. Embark on exhilarating dolphin-watching trips and whale-shark expeditions, where playful dolphins leap beside your boat, creating magical moments for both children and adults. Water sports enthusiasts can indulge in kayaking, paddleboarding, and windsurfing, while snorkelers and divers can explore vibrant underwater worlds teeming with rare marine life, turtles, and corals.

Set sail on a yacht or traditional dhow for a half or full-day voyage, enjoying a picturesque picnic with family and friends as you discover the stunning Dimaniyat Islands or the scenic coastline. Opt for a sunset cruise to witness the sky transform into a canvas of orange and pink hues, providing a breathtaking backdrop for your adventure.

Aquatic Fun for All Ages
Shangri-La Muscat’s aquatic offerings extend beyond the ocean with six temperature-controlled swimming pools, including a dedicated kids’ pool. The resort features a unique 500-metre-long lazy river that winds its way between the Al Waha and Al Bandar wings, inviting guests to float leisurely through lush greenery and serene surroundings.

Nature’s Playground
The resort’s private beach is a sanctuary for various turtle species, including the endangered hawksbill and green turtles. Children can embark on a behind-the-scenes private tour with the resort’s Turtle Ranger, discovering nests and witnessing egg hatchings from March to September. The sight of tiny turtles making their way to the sea is a truly unforgettable experience.

For younger guests, the Cool Zone Kids Club, Splash Pad, and mini-golf course offer endless entertainment. Professional caregivers ensure children are safe and engaged, allowing parents to relax and enjoy their vacation. Evening camel rides along the beach, accompanied by enchanting tales of these gentle creatures, add to the magical experience.

Culinary Delights
Shangri-La Muscat is a gastronomic paradise with 14 restaurants and bars offering a global culinary journey. Indulge in seafood feasts at Bait Al Bahr, savour buffet breakfasts at Al Tanoor, enjoy Italian cuisine at Capri Court, and relish Southeast Asian flavours at Chow Mee. The diverse team of chefs from 24 nationalities ensures a rich and varied dining experience. For a truly exclusive meal, the Dine by Design concept allows guests to enjoy personalized dining experiences in unique settings across the property.

Wellness Retreat
Amidst the excitement, parents can retreat to Chi, The Spa at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah, for signature treatments that blend modern and ancient healing techniques. Alternatively, Luban Spa offers Sense of Place treatments using Frankincense, providing a deeply rejuvenating experience.

Cultural Exploration
A summer vacation at Shangri-La Muscat wouldn’t be complete without exploring Oman’s cultural and historical treasures. Discover the essence of Luban with guidance from Oman’s first frankincense sommelier in the resort’s private garden. Visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Bait al Zubair Museum, and the National Museum of Oman to admire their stunning architecture. Stroll through Muttrah Souq to find unique souvenirs and immerse yourself in the local culture.

Shangri-La Muscat is more than just a resort; it’s a destination where cherished family memories are crafted amidst a perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, culture, and culinary delights. Make your summer soulful and unforgettable at this extraordinary haven.