Tips & Tricks
Mesaieed Golf Club (Umm Said, Mesaieed) – this 18-hole course opened in 1951 by the Qatar Petroleum Company, which it still maintains. Along with the golf course, there’s also a tennis court, swimming pool, cafeterias, and childrens playgrounds. Those interested in playing are advised to phone or email them: Tel.: +974 447 70848 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maroona (Beach) (80 km. north of Doha) — This beach is also known as ‘42 km Beach’ or ‘French Beach’. To get there, take the turnoff from Al Shamal (North) Road 42km north of the Al Khor turnoff. There is a small signpost marked ‘Maroona’, leading to a narrow tarmac road. Follow for 6km before […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Tour of Qatar (various locations within Qatar) — this is an annual professional road bicycle race held every February in six stages (for men) and three for women, with competitors showing up from all over the world (many of whom also compete in the better-known Tour de France race). The sites are at Dukhan Beach, […]