Qatar is a desert country with so many powerful charms that can attract tourists from all over the world. There are many adventures promises fro travelers who visit. Thus, Qatar is a great place to visit for an adventure getaway. However, Qatar, especially Doha has many other things to explore aside from the desert. One of the best things to visit during your visit to Qatar is the beach. There are many beaches with great access in and around Doha, the capital city of Qatar.
Beaches in and around Doha to visit
Beach is one of the most favorite travel destination in every place in the world. Almost every country has beaches to visit for the locals or international tourists. As for Doha, there are many lovely beaches you would like to visit. Here are most recommended ones of them:
Katara beach is one of the most recommended public beaches in Doha you can visit during your trip in Qatar. It is easy to reach since it is situated in the heart of Doha. The beach is still part of the Katara Village, the art and culture development. This beach is favorite for family getaway. There are plenty of water sports you can also try such as water skiing, parasailing, speed boat riding, and more. If you want to do relaxing activity instead, you can try taking a ride in a gondola. If you need refreshments, you can simply visit one of the cafes and restaurants nearby.
Fuwairit Beach is situated around 53 miles away from Doha. In Qatar, it is considered as one of the most favorite and popular beaches. The best features of this beach include the pristine water, white and pink sand, the turquoise sea, and more. However, this beach is not well developed yet. Thus, you have to bring everything including water and shade. If you want to see turtles breeding season, April and July are the best time to visit.
Umm Bab Beach is a unique beach located around Doha. The unique feature of this beach is the palm trees dotting along the coast. That’s why the locals call this beach as The Palm Tree Beach. This beach is also favorite place for families to camp. Kids’ play area is there so you can bring your kids. Another facility like basic toilets is also available so you can spend few nights with ease.
Al Wakrah Beach is located 25 minutes south of Doha. This is public beach recommended for families. There are mangroves in the area of Al Wakrah which make the beach even looks more interesting. It is great to explore the area on foot. The wildlife is worth exploring for. This place is in already developed well so you can find shops and restaurants nearby easily. There are even barbecue facilities as well as playground which make a perfect family getaway. You can even hold a small party during your visit to this beach. However, this beach is not suitable for swimming since it has large tidal range.