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City break in Doha. Active leisure ideas for Doha - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Doha Beach rest remains the main entertainment for travelers. The coast has everything for comfortable and interesting pastime. Doha beaches are ideal for various outdoor activities and for relaxing sunbathing. Remote parts of the Gulf are a perfect place for family rest as they are not so crowded and water there is always calm. El Corniche is known as the busiest and most crowded beach of the city. The length of this beach is eight kilometers.
In Doha, everyone will find amusement to his liking. The whole family can relax in the Al Khor Park. It is a cross between a traditional amusement park, a zoo and a natural science museum. … Open
Fans of active rest and those who enjoy trying interesting attractions in action will like Aladdin's Kingdom theme park. This is the place where you will find wonderful playgrounds for small visitors and exciting attractions for fans of thrill. The park is also the location of a beautiful theater. Here visitors will find interesting presentations, a beautiful lagoon and coffee shop that will surprise visitors with a huge selection of snacks and drinks.
Salwa Road district, which is located in close proximity of Doha, is the location of a zoo (currently, this zoo is closed). An interesting collection of exotic animals collected in the enclosures of the zoo is known as the richest in the country. Small visitors of the zoo are welcome to attend fascinating tours and lectures, during which children will learn a lot about animal world. Children will also be happy to visit the local amusement park, where they can easily spend a whole day. Palm Island is a no less popular entertainment center, which also has some interesting attractions, playgrounds and sitting areas (unfortunately, Palm Island is not functioning now). Copyright www.orangesmile.com
It’s really difficult to find a restaurant of national cuisine in Doha. The reason for this is in the fact that local culinary traditions have been almost completely replaced the … Open
Fans of natural attractions should definitely not forget to make a visit to Shahaniya Nature Resort. This state park is the only place in Qatar where rare species of antelope - white oryx - live. Thanks to ideal habitat conditions created in the resort these animals feel very comfortable. Visitors can watch their behavior endlessly.
Doha buildings Jeep safaris in the desert can be called among other popular entertainment. Fans of more original rest are recommended to try falconry. Fans of walking in shops will be pleased with a huge choice of shopping malls and colorful markets. Hyatt Plaza is known as the most popular shopping pavilion. In addition to numerous shops the center is the location of a modern movie theater and several cozy restaurants. Sack Gould is considered the main city market, which offers the richest selection of jewelry in the city.
For many, the capital of Qatar is associated with gas and oil industries that bring the main income to the country. Of course, many would mention the high temperature. Indeed, the average … Open
The capital of Qatar has everything needed to make any vacation in the city unforgettable. For example, travelers are welcome to try different water-based activities, such as diving (Poseidon Dive Center, Alghais Diving), fishing (Nomadik Hub), and cruises on the picturesque Persian Gulf. Don’t forget about all kinds of surfing, such as kite surfing, windsurfing, and SUP boarding (Qatar Water Sport, QSUP). As a rule, the majority of cruises have Al Safliya Island as their main destination. Vacationers can rent gear or relax in a gorgeous yacht if they contact Qatar Inbound Tours, Regatta Sailing Academy or AquaSports Qatar.
Doha skyline Simaisma is one more beach that is very popular in the city. It is famous as a perfect destination for the whole family. While kids are having fun at the playground their parents can relax and enjoy sunbathing. It should also be mentioned that this beach is very clean, and that is a reason why it is so popular with both locals and tourists. Besides the zoo mentioned above, there is one more zoo in the city, and it has a very simple name – Doha Zoo. It is a wonderful place to see giraffes, elephants, tigers, ducks, zebras, and antelopes. It is allowed to feed some animals and take pictures of them.
Qatar National Museum is often called the most famous and widely visited attraction of Doha (in the period 2015-2018 the museum was completely rebuilt). The museum is located in beautiful … Open
Golf fans prefer to meet in a place with a simple and easy to understand name, Doha Golf Club. This is where travelers can play their favorite game and enjoy delicious food in a restaurant nearby. The golf club amazes visitors with its cleanness and quality service. That said, these qualities are normal for Qatar, so any vacation is guaranteed to become a truly unforgettable one. Megapolis Entertainment Centre is one of the best places in the city to have fun, and, in particular, to play bowling.
Museum of Islamic Art, Doha The Middle East has many symbols, and camels are, definitely, one of them. So, there is nothing strange in the fact that there are such unique offers as, for example, to ride a camel in the capital of Qatar. If that idea sounds appealing, consider contacting Khor Al Udeid. Riding a camel on a beach is incredibly romantic, and vacationers will surely remember it for years to come. Horse racing is very popular in Doha, so all fans of this entertainment will not be disappointed. Qatar Racing Club is the best place to check. There is one more venue with the same specialization, Racing & Equestrian Club. By the way, it is free to enter this club.
1. Taxi is known as the most common form of public transport. The fares in the local taxi are rather modest. The cost of a ride depends on the time of a day, night taxi service will cost … Open
Among escape quest providers in Doha, it is important to mention two companies - Adventure Rooms Qatar and The Escape Hunt Experience Qatar. They offer very interesting quests that will be sure not easy to forget. Escape quests are great for everyone who wants to solve various puzzles and burst the adrenaline level. Hotel Park regularly hosts interesting events, so don’t forget to check the schedule. Besides that, there are many entertainments for visitors of different ages, so Hotel Park is a universal destination that appeals to the whole family. In order to watch the latest films, many consider visiting Novo Cinemas. The Laughter Factory is one more wonderful place to relax and have fun. Talented stand-up performers prepare their funniest jokes and do their best to entertain numerous visitors.
Sheraton Hotel, Doha The capital of Qatar is, without a doubt, a fantastic destination for travelers with children. For example, children aged 3 to 6 will be in love with Jungle Zone Theme Park. Older children will find it very interesting to visit BOUNCE Doha, and the giant KidzMondo Doha entertaining center is a perfect choice for children of any age. It is also important to mention a destination for all fans of water-based entertainment. It is a venue with a very simple name, Aqua Park Qatar. At this park, visitors can swim and try various slides. City Centre Mall and Festival City Mall also offer mesmerizing entertainments for the whole family. The last but not the least, there is a very interesting thematic park in Vilaggio Shopping Mall. It is called Gondolania. This is a piece of Venice in Qatar that offers all visitors to enjoy a refreshing gondola ride.
Several excellent shopping centers operate in Doha. Villaggio is one of the best. It is distinguished by a chic design. Here, besides dozens of brand stores, a decent choice of cafes and … Open
Among numerous nighttime entertainments available to guests of Doha, every traveler will find something suitable and unique. For example, Sky View Doha is a true gift for everyone keen on breathtaking views. This is open on a roof of a tall building, so it offers fabulous and charming panoramas of the city. Everyone in a mood for dancing will hardly find a better place than Krossroads Club. If an idea of relaxing in a gorgeously decorated place with a glass of wine sounds appealing, Rise Bar is the right choice. Fans of bars with live music are recommended checking The Den. At The Club at The St Regis, live music also doesn’t stop until the dawn, but this club has become famous as a venue with the best cocktails in the city. Finally, there are several suitable venues for fans of stylish interior and casual atmosphere. These are Crystal, Vintage, Aqua Lounge, and Fabrik Lounge.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Doha and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Doha

The Library
Where: Ramada Hotel, Doha; Telephone: +974 441 7417;
Bubbles On Two
Where: Ramada Plaza, Doha; Telephone: +974 441 7417;
Piano Piano
Where: Movenpick Hotel, Doha; Telephone: +974 429 1111;
Aussie Legends
Where: Rydges Plaza Hotel, Doha; Telephone: +974 438 5444;
The Qube
Where: Ramada Hotel, Doha; Telephone: +974 441 7417;
Cloudnyn
Where: Al Sadd Merweb Hotel, Doha; Telephone: +974 447 1111;
Waterhole
Where: Sheraton Doha Hotel, Doha; Telephone: +974 485 4444;
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Amusement parks near Doha
♥   Amusement park 'Sana' Doha, 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Fun Day' Doha, 3.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'City Ville' Doha, 4.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Land Mark Indoor Theme Park' Doha, 8.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Gulf Mall Indoor Theme park' Doha, 9.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Doha

Guide to your best city break in Doha - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Doha - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Doha?' disappears immediately.
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