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Beaches of Qatar

While there is a lot of amazing places to see in Qatar, the most popular ones are, of course, the beaches.

Qatar offers its residents and tourists many beautiful sandy beaches to unwind on vacations.  Prior to summer is the best time to head outdoors in Qatar.

From kayaking at the Thakhira Mangroves, to rock climbing at Purple Island, there are plenty of adventurous activities for everyone. For kids, almost every beach in Qatar has a play area, comfortable cabanas, and many more. All the beaches are easily accessible.

Qatar has lots of public beaches where you can explore fantastic wildlife and go for some peaceful walks. Have a look at some of them!

popular qatar beaches

Al Wakrah Beach

Al Wakrah, the village is situated 10 km south of Doha, and the beach is about 15 km southeast of the village center. The beach is famous for its golden sand and many fun activities. The crystal clear water of the sea makes you feel happy and relax.

This beach has little fishes that nibble at your dead skin cells and make you feel like you are in a spa. There are many grocery store and restaurants near this beautiful beach.

Al Khor Beach

Al Khor beach also is known as Purple Island and is surrounded by Mangroves. It is easily accessible by car from Doha. There are plenty of things that you can enjoy along the seaside. The beach has complete facilities for visitors, including showers. The facility of barbecue grills makes it a perfect place for a family vacation.

There is a grassy area where you can relax, plan a picnic and dry out your clothes after swimming. You can also enjoy food and drinks at the restaurant on the shore.

Further, the beach has showers, changing room for adults. For a beach that has everything, this is where to head.

Fuwairit Beach

The pristine white sand and sparkling turquoise water of Fuwairit Beach is one of the best parts of attractions in Qatar. This beach is located in the north of Doha, and is a home to the Hawksbill turtle.