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Posted On: 21 January 2021 02:30 pm
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Top 5 ladies only activities, places, and groups in Qatar

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Are you looking for ladies only activities, things to do, places, and groups for you and your girlfriends? You're in luck because, in this edition of Top 5, we're featuring a list of parks, beaches, gyms and fitness centers, groups, and events that is exclusive for women. Spend a relaxing day with your friends, get active together, meet new people, or learn new things!

1. Parks

Oxygen Park

Oxygen Park Education City Doha Qatar
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Every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, Oxygen Park is ladies-only from 3 pm to 10 pm. There will be different zones and activities in the park such as Bricklyn LEGO® Education's LEGO Drop N Session on 20th, 25th, 26th & 27th of January 2021.

Al Khor Park

Every Tuesday, Al Khor Park is dedicated to women and children only. The entrance fee to Al Khor Park is QR 15 for adults and QR 10 for children up to 10 years old. The park is open from 8 am to 10 pm, while the ticket window closes by 8 pm. The park also includes a mini zoo. The Ministry of Municipality and Environment recently announced that the public can now buy tickets to Al Khor Park at selected Al Meera branches.

READ MORE: Al Khor Family Park to reopen for public on Sunday

    Al Qarma Beach Garden

    Al Qarma Beach Garden Qatar
    Image source: Qatar Tribune

    The beachfront park on the east coast of Al Khor is open for ladies and children under 10 years old only. Inside the park, you’ll find an assortment of trees and plants, play areas for kids, wooden umbrellas offering shade along the seashore, walking paths, benches, and solar-powered lighting.

    FIND OUT MORE HERE: A quick guide to Al Qarma Beach Garden and Al Shu'aa Reserve: family destinations in Al Khor

    2. Beaches

    Al Farkiah Beach

    Al Farkiah Beach Qatar
    Image credit: MME

    Every Sunday and Wednesday, from 7 am to 10 pm, only women and children (under 10 years old) are allowed at Al Farkiah Beach in the municipality of Al Khor and Al Thakira. Facilities on the beach include a play area, shades, bench, toilets, and cafeteria.

    RELATED: Best beaches in Qatar for a barbecue

    Simaisma Beach

    simaisma beach qatar
    Image credit: The Peninsula

    A part of Simaisma beach has been marked specifically for women with a separate gate which is constantly monitored to prevent any male from entering. There are shades and toilets. There’s even a small pink cafe in the area called Beach Waves open from 12 pm to 8 pm.

    3. Ladies expat groups

    You can also join women-only groups in Qatar for expats, for certain nationalities, a specific hobby, and more. Each group has its own rules.

    4. Gyms and fitness centers

    Ladies only gyms and fitness centers qatar
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    There are many gyms in Qatar that are for women only or offer ladies only classes. Some of the gyms or fitness centers in Qatar that have ladies only section are:

    RELATED: Spa offers and gym memberships in Doha

    5. Cultural activities

    Sheikh Abdulla Bin Zaid Al Mahmoud Islamic Cultural Center
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    Sheikh Abdulla Bin Zaid Al Mahmoud Islamic Cultural Center (Fanar) regularly holds events for ladies such as a crash course of Qatari dialect (Swalif), and Coffee Morning, Qatari Majlis, and mosque tours. Some events may be held online due to covid-19 restrictions. Be updated on their current events through their social media channels.

    Do you know of any more ladies only activities and places? Let us know in the comments!