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Posted On: 24 June 2020 04:21 pm
Updated On: 1 September 2022 05:41 pm

A guide to the beach hotels and resorts in Qatar

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If you are looking for a beach vacation in Qatar, fret not because there's no shortage of beaches in the country. Sure, there are plenty of public and family beaches, but what about when you want privacy and all amenities for a perfect beach staycation?

In this guide, the (ILQ) team gives you a list of various beach hotels and resorts all over Qatar to have your fill of Vitamin Sea and beach therapy.

Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara

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Perched on its crescent-shaped island, Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara's golden beach and water villas are just off the coast of downtown Doha. Accessible by private catamaran, escape for family adventures, ocean thrills, or serene spa bliss. Aside from the beach, the luxury island has lagoon pools and a surf pool.

Four Seasons Hotel Doha

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A fun urban retreat that offers a private beach, two family-friendly pools, and three grotto-style pools for a resort-like respite. Private cabanas and lounge chairs with umbrellas are available on the beach. The beach and pools are open from 6 am to dusk. Pool and beach access are available to non-hotel guests for a fee.

Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel & Villas

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The 5-star luxury hotel has a private 400m beach, one of the largest private beaches in Doha. The hotel also has four outdoor pools, an indoor pool, and a beach-side lounge overlooking the tranquil waters of the Arabian Gulf.

Hilton Doha

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The Hilton Doha Hotel's private beach has lounge chairs with umbrellas perfect for basking in the sun. There's a swing in the corner that is perfect for the 'gram. Be sure to enjoy the outdoor pool with panoramic views of the sea.

Hilton Salwa Beach Resort

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Spend an exciting and fun day by the beach and the pools at the Hilton Salwa Beach Resort. The Desert Falls, one of Qatar's most exciting themed parks, is also located at the Hilton Salwa Beach Resort.

  • Contact: +974 4423 6666
  • Location: Salwa Rd exit 86, Learaig Interchange, Abu Samra
  • Instagram: @salwabeachresort
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Intercontinental Doha Hotel & Residences

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InterContinental Doha Hotel & Residences is known for its world-class resort facilities within the 500m private beach. The Bay Club includes a 24-hour brand-new state-of-art fitness centre, fitness studio, 2 tennis courts, 2 squash courts, a free-form outdoor swimming pool, a shaded children’s pool, and an outdoor shaded children’s playground.

Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl - Doha

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The breathtaking beach and pool area includes outdoor pools, a large whirlpool bath, and a kids' pool. The hotel offers plenty of activities such as water sports. The beach is open daily from 6 am to sunset.

  • Contact: +974 4035 5555
  • Location: The Pearl - Doha
  • Instagram: @marsamalazkempinskidoha
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Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort

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Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort offers various activities- from coastal pursuits to desert experiences. Aside from private beach access, there are two outdoor pools with dining services and ample play areas for children.

Sharq Village & Spa, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel

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Sharq Village & Spa has been carefully designed to look like the Sheikh’s palace. The private beach features private cabanas, sunbeds, and beach volleyball. In addition, there's also an infinity pool, a main resort pool, and a shaded children's pool, along with a snack and pool bar.

Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel

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One of Qatar's icons, Sheraton Grand Doha features a beach, pool, steam and sauna, and an infinity Jacuzzi with a breathtaking view. Sheraton Grand Doha's beach is open from 8 am to 8 pm.

Simaisma, A Murwab Resort

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Simaisma, A Murwab Resort, has signature amenities, recreational activities and a tranquil environment to relax you. Located 20 minutes from Doha, it also features swimming pools, a basketball court, a tennis court, a fitness gym, and a kids' playground.

  • Contact: +974 4479 9555 | +974 4479 9531 | +974 4479 9530
  • Location: Simaisma
  • Instagram: @simaisma_resort
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St. Regis Doha

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The St. Regis Doha's extensive recreational facilities provide a luxury getaway for the entire family. The resort boasts a famed Olympic-sized swimming pool and beachfront cabanas, all complete with private jacuzzis.

Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som

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Tap into your physical and spiritual wellness at the Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som. Incorporating traditional Arabic & Islamic medicine into an immersive experience to replenish yourself and create a positive lifestyle reset, Zulal Wellness Resort offers tons of relaxing packages for individuals and families alike.

  • Contact: +974 4477 6500 | +974 4477 6555
  • Location: Madinat Ash Shamal, Al Ruwais
  • Instagram: @zulalwellnessresort
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Originally written by Darlene Madrid, updated by Tracy Quirino

Have you experienced staying in one of these hotels and resorts? How was your experience? If you know more about beach hotels and resorts in Qatar, let us know in the comments!