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Kitesurf

Kitesurfing — The sport is a great beach activity and possibly the easiest way to make friends on the beach. Some of the popular places to kitesurf in Qatar include Zekreet, Fuwairit, Semaisma and Wakra Kite spot. You can be assured of a remarkable kitesurfing experience in these locations if you follow two simple rules: […]

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Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex

Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex (Al Majles Taawon Street, Al Dafna, Doha) – home to the ATP World Tour’s Qatar ExxonMobil Open, and the WTA event Qatar Total Open, is it owned & operated by the Qatar Tennis Federation. It contains 27 hard courts, and a stadium capacity of 6,911 spectators. The Qatar Open […]

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Khalifa International Stadium

Khalifa International Stadium (Al Waab district, Doha) – this is a multi-purpose stadium located within the Doha Sports City complex. This arena is best-known for its soccer matches – for both the country’s national team, as well as for various international games.

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Katara Beach

Katara Beach (Al Moasses Street, Doha) – located in Doha, this is one of the most beautiful natural beaches in Qatar. This private beach spans over 1.5km. Beach goers have a choice between enjoying a relaxed beach experience and diving into the fun with a great variety of adrenaline-boosting beach activities. A play area is […]

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Fuwairit (Beach)

Fuwairit (Beach) (80 km. north of Doha) — to reach this beach, take the Al Shamal (North) Road past the Al Khor turnoff and after 44 km, turn right at the Fuwairit sign; follow the road leading to a small village and as you reach the outskirts, turn left onto a rough track. Drive for […]

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Fishing

Fishing – various visitors, as well as locals, take advantage of the tropical waters off of Qatar to engage in fishing expeditions, which are organized by various outfits, such as Black Pearl Qatar Tourism (www.blackpearl.co/), Qatar Ventures (www.qatar-ventures.com), and Qatar International Tours (www.qittour.com). Such fishing trips may be done on modern speed boats or traditional […]

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Dukhan (Beach)

Dukhan (Beach) (80 km. west of Doha) — Dukhan is the center of Qatar’s onshore oil industry and at the beginning of the 20th century had the only aircraft landing strip in the country. The security-gated complex owned by Qatar Petroleum (not open to the general public) consists of both residential and production areas and […]

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Doha Golf Club

Doha Golf Club (West Bay Lagoon, Doha) — Doha Golf Club boasts an 18 hole Championship Course, a 9 hole Academy Course, an enormous driving range and putting green, 8 artificial lakes, graceful landscaping and a beautiful clubhouse designed in old traditional Arabic style, which has been located at one of the highest points on […]

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Dhow Cruises

Dhow Cruises – some visitors are fascinated by the local boats known as Dhows that have been used not only in Qatar, but in other parts of the Persial Gulf like Bahrain, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. Such boats have been used by both fishermen and pearl divers for centuries. Nowadays, for those interested […]

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Desert Safaris / Camping

Desert Safaris / Camping – local companies offer various sorts of excursions into Qatar’s desert regions, with 4X drive vehicles manned by local guides. Their camps are usually equipped with Bedouin style tents, carpeted with traditional seating, separate wash room/toilet for ladies and gents and sweet water for shower. Water and soft drinks are served […]