A culturally rich holiday destination in Western Asia, Qatar holds many exciting experiences for families around its captivating heritage, stunning architecture, a long shoreline of beaches and landscape consisting of arid desert. If you too are planning a visit to the country with your family anytime soon, know about these top things to do here:
Head to the Mia Park (Museum of Islamic Arts Park)
Located adjacent to the famous museum of Islamic Arts, Mia Park is one of the favourite parks among locals. It is an ideal place for fun-filled family day-outs and is known to be the best vantage point to enjoy Doha’s skyline. The park has a spacious playground and several garden areas where kids as well as adults can stroll around and participate in a number of exciting activities. Visitors can also dine at various interesting cafes within the park and enjoy some tempting delicacies and drinks.
Go for dune bashing at the Inland Sea
A visit to Qatar is not complete without enjoying dune bashing. It is a thrilling experience for adults as well as teenagers. You can visit the dunes near inland sea, a shallow, salty and inlet of the Persian Gulf and take an adventurous ride along the dunes. There are a number of stops with various food stalls and traditional bedouin camps. You can have an ideal time there sleeping under the stars and taking beautiful pictures in the Inland Sea.
Explore the Pearl-Qatar
An artificial island comprising a blend of residential, commercial and entertainment outlets, the Pearl reflects the true luxury of Qatar. Home to Mediterranean inspired Qanat Quartier consisting of canals, bridges, colourful apartments, and some restaurants and cafes; it is a place drawing all sorts of travellers. You can have a great time here strolling around, shopping, sipping good coffee and enjoying an array of delectable cuisines. Lido Venezia Beach, the Diva Lounge Spa and Niya Yoga are some of the best place to spend some refreshing time.
Have some water fun at Aqua Park
The first theme park in Qatar, Aqua Park is a hotspot among kids and is where you can experience the best of water fun. Visitors of all age groups can experience endless adventure amidst its giant wave pool, slides, a lazy river, stingray surfing opportunities and a beautiful village. Besides, there are many restaurants including Boston Chicken, the largest food restaurant in the park where you can have a perfect dine time with your family.
Shop at Doha Festival City
Qatar has a vast shopping scene with a number of malls and markets scattered all around. While the country has several huge malls, Doha Festival City is the largest operating and the
first retail mall with the largest fashion, entertainment and dining scene. There are more than 500 stores selling everything, from fashion clothes, footwear, beauty products and accessories to home furnishings, electronics, sportswear and a lot more. You can spend here a beautiful day with your family while strolling, shopping and dining at world-class restaurants.