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Posted On: 6 February 2015 08:07 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:52 pm

Discover a unique sanctuary in Qatar at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara

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Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara is offering guests a taste of traditional Qatari hospitality and a resort experience with the first and only overwater villas in Qatar and a wellness centre which is one-of-its-kind in the Middle East.

The sanctuary island setting in the Arabian Gulf off Doha offers natural exclusivity and facilities for everyone with opportunities for relaxation, adventure, wellness, romance and pure indulgence.

Guests feel a world away from Doha, yet the resort is 20-minute journey by luxury ferry from Al Shyoukh Terminal in downtown Doha or a 10-minute helicopter ride from the airport.

The 141 luxury rooms, suites and villas are designed in Arabian style with Anantara touches, including 54 Premier Sea View Rooms, 16 Deluxe Sea View Rooms, eight Sea View Suites, 18 Anantara Suites and 34 spacious Sea View Pool Villas featuring a personal pool and poolside cabana.

The eight two-bedroom Over Water Villas and trio of three-bedroom Anantara Over Water Villas offer 360sqm of luxurious space and a 62sqm personal pool.

The resort boasts of its marina with 30 berths and a fully equipped dive centre ideal for beginners.

Water sport fun ranges from kayaking, pedalos and stand-up paddle boarding, wakeboarding, banana boat, triple tube and donut rides, water skiing and jet skiing to fishing trips.

Guests can also enjoy the private 800-metre-long beach, energise with laps in the 100-metre-long lagoon pool or watch their little ones play in the children’s pool which features water slides.

Guests looking for recreation have options from tennis, beach volleyball and a fitness centre to an entertainment centre with a nine-hole putting golf course, eight-pin bowling alley and VIP cinema theatre. Families are welcome at the Cool Mint Kids Club and Pepper Mint Teens Club.

Eight dining options offer Middle Eastern, Italian and international cuisines all around the island.

To make a reservation, call +974 4040 5050, email[email protected] to

Take advantage of special introductory offers, including a 15 percent discount and daily breakfast for stays booked 21 days in advance via

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