For Kids

Fun for the kids

& the whole family

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat, offers families a welcoming, worry-free holiday in an enchanting corner of the world. Children can play in our safe, supervised environments, whilst parents relax and enjoy their own time together.

Cool Zone Kids Club

Located in the Al Waha Hotel in the heart of the resort, Cool Zone provides air-conditioned indoor and outdoor play areas, both under trained supervision.

Children up to the age of eight years old are welcome to enter Cool Zone. Children under the age of four years old should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cool Zone is open from 9am to 10pm.

Adventure Zone

The Adventure Zone is an exciting family entertainment venue for all thrill seekers. It features a variety of modular play areas including Over Under Hurdles, Swing Over Net, drop slides, a climbing wall, PS3s, computers with Wi-Fi access and soft play areas. In addition, three drop slides including the 6.5-metre Demon Drop Slide provide fun and adventure for all. 

The Adventure Zone is located in the Al Mazaar Souk adjacent to the Omani Heritage Village. 

Open daily from 10am to 7pm.

Dress Code: 

  • Socks must be worn when on the play equipment 
  • Long-sleeved shirts must be worn when using any of the drop slides 
  • No wet clothes or swimming suits are allowed in the play areas 

Age Group:

Children below four years old should be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.

Children's Pool

The children's pool, open from 6am to 8pm, is located beside the Circles Pool Bar at Al Bandar hotel and next to Assira Pool Bar at Al Waha hotel.

Lazy River

Meander your way between Al Waha and Al Bandar and back again on inflatable tubes along the Lazy River. Inspired by the centuries-old falaj system that brought fresh water to remote Omani villages, the Lazy River is open daily from 9am to 6pm.

Activities for Children

Children love our fun activities such as Loom Band Making, Make a "Minion" and Henna Painting. We also offer a variety of fun games to keep our junior guests engaged. In addition, an animated children's movie is shown every day in Cool Zone at 12noon. Please contact the Cool Zone team for the latest activities schedule.


Located on the headland at the Al Waha hotel, Splashpad is an aquatic play area for the whole family with a combination of water features including light mists, touch sensitive sprays and projection jets. Splashpad is open daily from 9am to 6pm.


Located in Al Mazaar Souk, GameZ is a game room where the entire family can play billiards, snooker, air hockey, electronic darts and video games. GameZ is open daily from 10am to 7pm.

Mini Golf

All aspiring golfers are invited to come and enjoy a game of mini golf on our exciting golf course, which features nine challenging holes and is located adjacent to the Health Club. Grab your complimentary golf putter and balls from the Health Club's reception. Mini golf is open daily from 9am to 9pm.

Aqua Park

A new addition to our activity programme, Aqua Park is already considered a ‘must-do’ experience for visiting guests. It consists of a floating trampoline and giant slide that guarantee fun for the whole family. 

Located at the Al Bandar beach, available daily from 9am to sunset.

Note: On rare occasions, the Aqua Park may be closed during high winds and/or stormy weather.

Camel and Pony Ride

Enjoy the sea breeze while riding a camel or pony from Bait Al Bahr to Al Bandar.  

Available from: 

3.30pm to 5.30pm - Winter months (October to March) 

4.30pm to 6.30pm – Summer months (April to September) 

Note: There is a small charge for this service.

Adult Only Areas 

To protect the safety of small children and provide a relaxed atmosphere for adults, certain areas of the resort such as the in-hotel bars and CHI, The Spa are reserved for adults only.


(968) 2477 6825

PO Box 644, Postcode 100 Muscat, Sultanate of Oman