Qatar, being surrounded by water, has some of the most beautiful beaches spread all across the country. People in Qatar also love to spend their time at the beaches with family and friends. With the temperatures dropping, this is the best time to enjoy the sand, waters and also have a good barbecue at the beach. We have picked the perfect spots in Qatar for you for some grill and chill. Let’s dive straight into it.
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Simaisma Family Beach is a small beach located at Al Dayeen Municipality. You will fall in love with the clean beach and pristine waters here at first sight. It is also a great place for children to run about and have some fun. The waters are calm and this beach is preferred by families for a nice picnic. Light up the grill, enjoy some barbecue, a lovely stroll by the waves and a swim along with your family and friends here.
Dukhan beach is about 80 kilometres away from the city of Doha. The beach has sandy shore, which is a perfect spot for some barbecue and some quality time with loved ones but do watch out while going into the waters as this beach is known for sharp rocks underwater.
Zekreet beach is about 45-50 minutes away from Doha. The area of Zekreet is known for rock formations and public art by Richard Serra called East-West/ West-East. The beach at Zekreet is also a famous spot for barbecues and camping. It is rockier than most other beaches in the country and is usually not a busy where one can enjoy a quiet time.
As the name suggests, this is a family beach where bathroom and shower facilities are also available here for beachgoers. This is one other beach that is preferred by a lot of families as the place is vast and clean. Barbecue facilities are also readily available right at the beach and it might get crowded during the weekends. It is located about 45 minutes away from Doha.
Al Thakira is famous for its mangroves and a wide expanse of natural greenery. Apart from kayaking and fishing, the Al Thakira beach is also a famous spot for barbecues. You can bring a grill and cook with family and friends, having a wonderful time here. The beach is about 50 minutes away from Doha.
How many of these beaches have you been to in Qatar for a barbecue? Do you have a favourite? Do let us know in the comments below!
Sources: Wikipedia, Trip Advisor, Expatica
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