Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa nestles against the dramatic backdrop of the rugged interior mountains and the spectacular waters of the Gulf of Oman.
A fully integrated, five star destination resort, providing the perfect gateway to this historic land of contrasts and culture. This fully integrated resort comprises three hotels, with a total of 680 luxurious rooms, a variety of dining experiences and a range of activities for all ages and interests, including a PADI Dive Centre offering diving, snorkelling and dolphin and whale watching trips.
Extra Divers Qantab
The on-site SSI and PADI affiliated dive centre is operated by Extra Divers. Two tank boat dives are offered each morning. An optional afternoon and night dives are organised locally. The Al Munnasir wreck is very popular and diving is centred around the local sites of Bandar Jissah, Bandar Khayran and Fahal Islands with special day trips to the Daymaniyat Islands arranged regularly. Nitrox is available.
The Sultanate of Oman is located on the south-eastern tip of the Arabian Gulf surrounded by the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman, both attracting an abundance of marine life in their nutrient rich waters.
Enjoy untouched reefs and an abundant marine life of plenty of healthy corals and large pelagics such as devil rays, leopard sharks and grouper. It is common to see dolphins chasing tuna, turtles and whales off the coast. Wreck enthusiasts will enjoy exploring the Al Munassir wreck.
Diving suitable for:
- Nitrox available
- Dive boat: Custom dive boat
- Diving suitable for:
Oman’s relative proximity to the UK makes it an ideal destination for divers looking for a short, good value diving holiday.
- Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea
- Duration exc. international flights: 8 days