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Ultimate Pro Cycling Weekend with Former Pro Cyclist Andreas Klöden

Ultimate Pro Cycling Weekend with Former Pro Cyclist Andreas Klöden



Muscat, 2017 – Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa has launched the ultimate cycling experience with former pro Andreas Klöden, the Germany’s successful professional cyclist. 

Nestled between the dramatic backdrop of rugged mountains and the pristine waters of the Omani Gulf, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa is a fully integrated destination resort spread across two hotel wings, Al Waha and Al Bandar. 

It is a great location for the training weekend, which takes place from 7 - 10 December 2017, with rolling hills and inclines along scenic roads through the majestic Al Hajar Mountains combined with stunning views of the Gulf of Oman. 

A paradise for road cyclists, the resort offers cyclists a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend three days cycling hundreds of kilometres tackling Oman’s renowned climbs with the 2000 Olympic Games bronze medallist. Andreas Klöden’s other major achievements include placing second at the 2004 and 2006 Tour de France. 

During the weekend, riders will be treated like pros and undergo pre-ride morning briefings complete with route guides. Post-ride, guests can take advantage of the resort’s spa and leisure facilities, with a 60-minute recovery massage at CHI, The Spa included in the package, before sitting down to dinner with Andreas Klöden to reflect on a memorable day of cycling. 

Just a 20-minute drive from downtown Muscat and 45-minutes from Muscat International Airport, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa is a great place to train alongside the German Olympian.   

The resort also provides a luxurious retreat with access to a total of 19 bars and restaurants offering a variety of international cuisine, the indulgent CHI, The Spa, six temperature-controlled swimming pools, Oman’s only 500m lazy river, four tennis courts, as well as a splash pad, mini-golf, Adventure Zone and Cool Zone Kids’ Club for cyclists travelling with families. 

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. For bookings, email or call (968) 2477 6262. Online bookings available: 

The Ultimate Pro Cycling Experience Muscat includes:  

Three nights in Al Bandar deluxe room on single basis with daily buffet breakfast  

Dinners hosted by Andreas Klöden 

Airport transfers 

2 full days cycling experience (3-4 hrs/day) 

60-minute recovery massage at CHI, The Spa and 20% off additional treatments 

Mechanical support and secure bike storage 

Daily laundry of cycling gear 

Additional option to extend stay at 25% off Flexible Rate (subject to availability) 

Package price including the above starts from OMR 150++ per night 

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, an iconic flagship brand of the Shangri-La Group, currently operates over 80 deluxe hotels and resorts with a room inventory of over 35,000. Renowned for its distinctive Asian hospitality, the Company has properties in destinations of Australia, Canada, Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group’s award-winning Golden Circle loyalty programme extends to all properties of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts worldwide. For more information, visit

Press Contact

Sarah Khaled
Director of Marketing Communications


(968) 2477 6250


Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa P.O. Box 644, Muscat Postal Code 100 Sultanate of Oman


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