7 Best Beach Resorts In Qatar - Updated 2024

Jullia Nicole
Jullia Nicole 
Contributing Writer
Updated
| 4 min read

The Middle East is best known for its hot climate and sunny weather. With an average heat index of 33.8°C (93.8°F) per year, it’s the perfect place to visit if you want either a good tan or a rich cultural visit, or both. Qatar is a country of culture and religion, and with its many attractions, you’ll undoubtedly find many exciting things to do. It’s rich in arts and museums, making every traveler’s trip memorable and fulfilling. You can even find several unique theme parks and amusement parks in Qatar as well. So, whether you want to spend some time getting to know yourself a little better, or you want a different scenery, it definitely is the place to be. One of its hidden treasures is its beaches. Plan your dream vacation and check out this curated list of the best beach resorts in Qatar.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to beach. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 31, 2024.

1. Sharq Village & Spa, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Ras Bou Abboud (from USD 199)

Conveniently situated 12 minutes away from the Hamad International Airport, Sharq Village & Spa, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel, is one of the best destinations for travelers who are looking for a home away from home. It is a luxurious hotel that boasts a beach exclusive for the guests. The rooms feature a unique Arabic culture and modern-day design. Not only do they strike the perfect balance of architecture, but most of them also have a calming view of the sea. The hotel has many enjoyable facilities as well. After a day of swimming at the private beach, guests can spend the rest of their nights having a massage at their spa which offers several services to hit just the right spot for relaxation.

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Sharq Village & Spa, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Address: Ras Bou Abboud
9.14 km (5.7 mi) from Katara Cultural Village

24-HOUR FRONT DESK Gift shop Smoke alarms Contactless check-in/check-out Ironing service Beachfront Hot tub Pool with view

2. Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara (from USD 494)

With a sweeping 800-meter beach, Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara is the perfect destination for tourists who are looking to escape the hassle of their daily lives. The island is a 20-minute ferry ride from Doha and features several amenities guaranteed to provide guests the luxurious vacation they dream of. The accommodation rooms boast a breathtaking view of the Arabian Sea, and guests who prefer the villas enjoy a spacious living room and outdoor seating area.

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Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Banana Island
14.06 km (8.8 mi) from Katara Cultural Village

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

3. Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort in Mesaieed (from USD 1343)

From exciting sand activities to quiet days at the beach, Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort offers a variety of amenities guests will surely love during their stay. Located 35 minutes from Doha International Airport, it offers a convenient distance of both the majestic Arabian desert and the splendid waters of the Arabian sea. The hotel’s room accommodations feature a minimalist design of white and blue colors, much like the sea guests are about to enjoy during their stay. They can also choose among different activities, be it in water or on land.

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Sealine Beach - a Murwab Resort

Address: Mesaieed
55.54 km (34.6 mi) from Katara Cultural Village

Internet services Trouser press Private parking Outdoor pool Access to health care professionals ATM/cash machine on site Spa and wellness centre Valet parking

4. Simaisma, a Murwab Resort in Sumaysimah Seafront (from USD 463)

Luxurious villas, signature activities, and recreational facilities are a few things you’d love about your stay at Simaisma, a Murwab Resort. Simaisma is one of the most opulent private beach resorts in Qatar. Its strategic oceanfront location makes it an absolute paradise. For accommodation, guests may choose among four different villas, each one different yet guaranteed to give them an experience of luxurious living. All villas have flat-screen TVs and free WiFi. For a perfect tan, guests have exclusive access to the resort’s beach and swimming pool. To stay active and moving, they may use the resort’s recreational amenities like the gym or basketball court, and a playground for the young ones.

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Simaisma A Murwab Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Sumaysimah Seafront
25.05 km (15.6 mi) from Katara Cultural Village

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

5. Al Sultan Beach Resort in Al Khor (from USD 109)

With an overlooking view of the Arabian Gulf, the Al Sultan Beach Resort offers convenience and simplicity. It features 181 rooms and suites with exclusive access to the beach. It is a humble and comfortable abode perfect for guests who are looking for a quick beach trip. A recreational gym is also available for guests who like to stay in shape even during their vacations. For relaxation, guests can also use the resort’s spa and hot tub.

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Tio Sea Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: P.O. Box 60002
35.99 km (22.4 mi) from Katara Cultural Village

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

6. Hilton Salwa Beach Resort and Villas (from 229 USD) (from USD 256)

Hilton Salwa Beach Resort and Villas captures the exciting thrill of visiting a theme park and the quiet of staying at a beach hotel. With a 3.5-kilometer (2.1-mile) beach, the resort guarantees a memorable trip to its guests. After lounging by the beach, guests can have fun and a good laugh at the resort’s water park - Sea Caves Water Park. It features several themed slides perfect for all family members and friends. In case the water park isn’t enticing enough, the resort also boasts an adventure park, offering exciting land activities such as a go-kart circuit, laser tag, and an upcoming Desert Falls canyoning.

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Hilton Salwa Beach Resort and Villas

Wifi Available

Address: Salwa Rd exit 86, Learaig Interchange، Abu Samra
87.73 km (54.6 mi) from Katara Cultural Village

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

7. Sheraton Grand Doha Resort 7 Convention Hotel (from USD 425)

With direct access to a private beach, Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel promises a luxurious stay for you and your family. The rooms have balconies with a view of the gardens or the sea. For leisure, the hotel has a temperature-controlled pool perfect for any weather. For your dining experience, the hotel has nine restaurants that offer Middle Eastern, Italian, and Asian cuisine. It also has a majestic rooftop restaurant that offers Arabic cuisine and scenic views. Other amenities include recreational facilities such as a tennis court and a gym with state-of-the-art equipment.

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Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Al Corniche Street
4.87 km (3.1 mi) from Katara Cultural Village

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

An exciting adventure in Qatar

Qatar is a place of religion, culture, architecture, and beaches. Whatever your reason for traveling to this country is, you’ll feel fulfilled and renewed. Whether you’re chasing the sun or looking for the calm, be sure to stay at one of the country’s best beach resorts for a more memorable experience. This list provides you with a lot of options, so whether you’re looking for cheap beach resorts in Qatar or luxurious ones, you’ll definitely find one that you’ll like.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

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