Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Tour Attractions in The State of Qatar

Sealine Beach Resort:
Situated 55 km from the capital, the resort offers a large variety of rooms, villas and chalets - all overlooking the sea; alongside with many sports and recreational activities and a number of restaurants.

Al-Gharriyya Resort:
This resort lies on the waterfront of al-Gharriyya area in the north. It comprises a number of super deluxe villas, children playgrounds, a swimming pool and restaurants.

The Zoo:
The zoo lies 20 km from Doha on Salwa Road. It has a varied collection of animals, reptiles and birds as well as a mini amusement park for children. The zoo opens from 3 pm to 7 pm and closes on Saturdays.

Al- Rumaila Park:
This park lies on Doha Corniche. It has grass areas, children rides, a popular market and restaurants. It opens around the clock and entrance is free of charge.

Dahl El-Hamam Public Park:
Situated in KHhalifa Al-Shamalia, this public park contains several green lawns, passages for walking in addition to playgrounds for children. It is open for families free of charges.

Khor Al Udaid Beach:
This beach lies on the southeastern most part of the country, 78 km from Doha. This beautiful beach is distinguished by its fine sand dunes that can be as high as 40 meters in some locations. Other fine beaches include Fuwairit, Dukhan and others.

Al Jassasiya:
Al Jassasiya are a range of rocky hills overlooking the northeastern coast of the country between the two villages of Al Huwailah and Fuwairit. They are famous for their numerous stone carvings and engravings, some of which date back to prehistoric times.

Almaha Sanctuary:
This tourist attraction is established to protect Al Maha (oryx) the endangered desert antelope.

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