10 Metres of Christmas! Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa marked the start of the festive season with the annual tree lighting ceremony at the courtyard location of Al Bandar hotel on Thursday 14 December.

Reaching a height of 10 metres, the outdoor tree is among the tallest in Oman and is beautifully decorated with 1,265 baubles and colourful lights measuring 700 metres. The tree is also adorned with 65 pieces of gingerbread men, ribbons and stars.

The festive event was attended by hotel guests and residents of Muscat, while Hi FM’s Deputy Content Director and Presenter Chris Birks conducted the countdown to the light switch on.

Mr. Ziad Zubair did the honours of switching on the tree lights, while Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa General Manager, Mr. Juergen Doerr delivered a short speech to guests.

“Christmas is a celebration of sharing and caring with family and friends. We have a host of activities, meals and events planned throughout the festive season and look forward to welcoming guests to Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa over the coming weeks,” he said.

Resort Executive Chef Shane O’Neill and his culinary team delighted guests with a traditional spread of festive-themed sweets including stollen bread, gingerbread cookies, yule log cakes and the signature winter-holiday beverage, glühwein.

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Marks Page 2 of 3 Start of Festive Season by Lighting 10 Metre Tall Tree.

The Philippine School Muscat student’s choir and the resort’s own colleague choir filled the fresh air cheerful festive atmosphere with popular carols.

This season, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah spreads the festive cheer with a host of opportunities to eat, drink and be merry, including special dining offers on 24 and 25 December.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner, Samba Restaurant in Al Waha

Make the most of Christmas with a lavish festive buffet showcasing the very best of seafood, meat and poultry, salads, soups, live cooking stations and delectable desserts for a sweet ending. When: 24 and 25 December, 2017
Time: 17.00 – 22.30

Price: OMR 25++ per person; OMR 15++ children under 12 years old; OMR 15++ add on beverage package including wines, beers, cocktails and soft drinks.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner, Bait Al Bahr

Indulge in a delightful 5-course festive menu in our specialty seafood restaurant and indulge in tantalizing dishes while absorbing mesmerizing views of the Gulf of Oman.
When: 24 and 25 December, 2017
Time: 17.00 – 22.30

Price: OMR 35++ per person; OMR 15++ children under 12 years old; OMR 15++ add on beverage package including wines, beers, cocktails and soft drinks.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner, Al Tanoor

A festive-filled dinner is the best way to be merry. Al Tanoor offers a range of delicious international dishes promising you and your family a memorable Christmas celebration. When: 24 and 25 December, 2017
Time: 17.00 – 22.30

Price: OMR 29++ per person; OMR 15++ children under 12 years old; OMR 15++ add on beverage package including wines, beers, cocktails and soft drinks.

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Marks Page 3 of 4 Start of Festive Season by Lighting 10 Metre Tall Tree

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner, Capri Court

There’s something about Italian food that makes every meal feel like a special occasion. Christmas at Capri Court promises a festive meal with a special 5-course set menu. When: 24 and 25 December, 2017
Time: 17.00 – 22.30

Price: OMR 35++ per person; OMR 15++ children under 12 years old; OMR 15++ add on beverage package including wines, beers, cocktails and soft drinks.

Bubbles After Dark at B.A.B Lounge
When: 26 December
Time: 19.00 – 22.30
Take friends, family and loved ones to B.A.B Lounge and savour a selection of champagne from the rooftop venue, B.A.B Lounge. Complimentary entry.

Beach White Party, Al Bandar Beach
When: 27 December 2017 and 3 January 2018
Glam up in dazzling white attire and dance the night away on the sand to the beats of resident DJ, Marcela. Sip on bubbles at this champagne party with a difference
Time: 21.00 – 02.00
Price: OMR 10++ includes a glass of Lanson White Label Champagne.

Advanced reservations for table bookings on 24 and 25 December 2017 required via +968 2477 6565 or by emailing fbreservation.slmu@shangri-la.com

Please note that prices are in Omani Rials (OMR) and include 9% government tax and an 8% service charge.