Tips & Tricks
Ras Abrouq (Bir Zekreet)(70 km west of Doha) — Ras Abrouq (Bir Zekreet) is a favorite spot for weekend campers. It is located at the very tip of a peninsula northeast of Dukhan (four-wheel-drive is required). Follow the main Doha-Dukhan road and several kilometers past the turnoff for Al Jumailiya (about 5 km before the […]
Palm Tree Island (5 minute boat ride from the Corniche, Doha) — Palm Tree Island is an island of leisure amongst the hustle and bustle of contemporary Qatar urban life. People from all walks of life visit Palm Tree Island in Qatar for its sandy beaches, well kept gardens, resplendent vegetation and restaurants. The varied […]
Simaisma (40 km. north of Doha) — For this beach, take the highway towards Al Khor, and look for the exit to Lusail International Circuit. Instead of going right on the bridge, go left, until you reach the coastal village.
Oryx Cup UIM World Championship (Doha) – held every November at Doha Bay and organized by the Qatar Marine Sports Federation (QMSF), this is a hydroplane boat race that invites both international and local competitors. This event would be most exciting to hotel guests and others with a view of Doha Bay. See the QMSF […]
Sealine Beach Resort (40 km. south of Doha) — Just south of Mesaieed, this resort with a five star hotel, two swimming pools and landscaped grounds, has villas and chalets available to rent overnight, weekends or holidays, and is also open to day visitors. The tarmac road ends at Sealine and any further journey towards […]
Umm Bab (Beach)(90 km. west of Doha) — Umm Bab is also known as “Palm Tree Beach” because of the small cluster of palms at the end of the road alongside the small breakwater. From Doha, take Salwa Rd, clocking 29 km from the industrial area and passing the Mukainis satellite earth station. Turn right […]