Oman

Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah

200

PO Box 644,
Muscat,

Oman,
100.

This three-hotel resort, set on 124 acres around a private bay on the Gulf of Oman—has 630 rooms spanning a range of design styles. All, however, have wide balconies facing the sea (even bathrooms have sliding glass panels so you can catch the salt breeze from your tub).