Qatar is known to have some of the most beautiful beaches to unwind the mind on vacations. People can enjoy all sorts of recreational activities such as Kayaking at the Thakhira Mangroves to able to do rock climbing at Purple Island. apart from that, every beach of Qatar has something extra to offer to its visitors as well as kids with specialized play areas and comfortable cabanas.
So, let us check out some of these beautiful beaches where you can explore the wildlife and have yourselves to soothe up.
Al Wakrah Beach
Al Wakrah Beach is situated at the Al Wakrah beach which is situated 10km south of Doha and the beach is about 15 km southeast of the village center. The beach is widely known for its golden sands as well as fun activities being conducted there.
Al Khor Beach
This beach is also known as Purple Island and is basically a mangrove laden island. you can reach the beach from Doha by car and enjoy the beach which has all the basic facilities such as showers, barbecue grills, changing rooms and much more.
Fuwairit Beach is known for its white sand and turquoise waters. It is widely considered as the best attraction in Qatar and is located north of Doha and takes around two hours to reach there. Also, this beach is home to the Hawksbill turtle and is known as a perfect place for swimming. Here, you can enjoy lots of water sports activities as well as beach volleyball.
This beach is located just 20 minutes away from Doha and is a perfect tourist destination. It is not much crowded and has lots of facilities for every age group. There are many mosques and shops nearby so you can even shop here as well.
This beautiful beach is situated near the border with Saudi Arabia and to get here, you have to travel through the sand dunes with no road connections. But any difficulty in reaching here will get smoothen up once you reach there as it is a fantastic spot for camping and fishing. The sea here is home to coral reefs and side-mount and technical diving is largely done here.
One of the few beaches in the world which has rock formations, you can find Richard Serra’s art piece located near Zekreet Beach. The water here has a clear blue color and is an excellent destination for camping. You can reach here in one hour from Doha and is home to some ancient settlements and prehistoric sites as well.
This beautiful beach is located east of Al Khor Beach and is a family place to be. For every age group, this beach has something exciting. There are kids play zones and sports activities for elders to have fun.
Al Ghariya Beach
This beach is situated in Madinat Ash Shamal which is around 10 km from Fuwairit Beach in the north of Doha city. one of the cleanest beaches in Qatar, you can enjoy swimming here as well as head for a desert camp. A lot of water sports activities are available here such as Jet Ski, fishing, swimming, etc.
So, what’s stopping you? Take your family to these beautiful beaches and enjoy a lively time together in front of the blue turquoise waters and above the golden sands.