- Couple wellness experiences
- Whale shark excursion
- Hot air balloon trip
- Traditional market tours
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This itinerary is designed for couples (average age 35) who stopover in Qatar as part of a romantic getaway trip to another far-flung destination. Couples seeking a romantic trip are assured to feel pampered and reconnected through shared unique experiences. During their stay, they will visit the sites of natural beauty, explore the city on foot, shop, visit traditional markets and try local cuisine.
Take a trip to the popular Souq Waqif, where you can walk through the country’s past and experience a traditional marketplace selling garments, spices and handicrafts. Continue on to the Gold Souq across the street where all that glitters is, in fact, gold. Shoppers can find a rich variety of jewellery, both traditional and contemporary pieces, at competitive prices.
Visit the vibrant neighbourhood of Msheireb Downtown that revives Doha’s old commercial district with a new architectural language. Msheireb is a smart city with great cafes and eateries that also offers fabulous retail and cultural offerings. While there, stroll down Sikkat Al Wadi, a pedestrian walkway that runs through Doha Design District; and explore Qatar's untold stories at the Msheireb Museums.
Get ready for some retail therapy at the shops at the Pearl, Qatar. This man-made island offshore Doha's prestigious West Bay District features a luxurious shopping experience with premium designer boutiques and showrooms. You may also choose to take an optional boat charter to take in the gorgeous views of the city.
Take a stroll at Katara Cultural Village, Doha’s ultimate destination for culture and entertainment. Enjoy the perfect combination of art galleries and workshops, theatres and performances venues, along with a wide variety of exceptional cafes and restaurants. Katara Cultural Village is also home to Galeries Lafayette which features unique partnerships with local designers for shopping enthusiasts.
While at Katara Cultural Village, enjoy a live performance by the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra at the Katara Opera House, where classical Western and Arabic music are performed by internationally acclaimed music professionals and conductors. With renowned musicians and artists from across the world. QPO will leave you in awe of the level of music on offer in Qatar, which is on par with major orchestras in cities around the world.
Start your day with a hot air balloon ride to witness the beautiful landscapes of Doha during sunrise. Experience the exciting sky adventure while enjoying a 360-degree panoramic and picturesque view of the city.
Each year hundreds of whale sharks congregate in the Al Shaheen region off the northeast coast of Qatar. On this voyage, you will be among the first to see them in Qatari waters. While these magnificent creatures are the biggest fish in the ocean, they are also the most gentle and majestic.
Venture out on a tour of the Zekreet area: a village in north-western Qatar near Dukhan and about 80 km northwest west of Doha. It is home to Richard Serra's East-West/West-East installation, comprising four steel plates, each of which is over 14m in height spanning over 1km. It stands in stark contrast to the soft brown hues of the desert surrounding it, and offers a comment on isolation and the passage of time.
Relax by the pool or beach or indulge in a spa session back at your hotel.
Choose to spend a relaxing day with your loved one at the Zulal Wellness Resort spread across 280,000 sqm in a secluded coastal enclave north of Doha. Zulal is the Middle East’s first full-immersion wellness resort and the world’s first centre for Traditional Arabic Integrative Medicine (TAIM).
Book a day trip to the 'Inland Sea' or Khor Al Adaid, a UNESCO Heritage site, and one of the few places in the world where the sea encroaches into the desert. For an authentic desert experience, nothing beats a camel ride over the soft sand dunes you can also enjoy an exhilarating desert safari (accessible by 4x4 vehicles). You can also enjoy the thrills of sandboarding, desert cycling, quad biking and more. Lastly, enjoy a traditional meal in a Bedouin camp for a complete desert experience.
Head to the famous Museum of Islamic Art, an architectural wonder, an architectural wonder designed by Pritzker prize-winning architect I.M. Pei, encompassing 14 centuries of Islamic art and artefacts. The museum comprises four floors of permanent and temporary exhibitions, a gift shop, a café and the haute cuisine restaurant IDAM by renowned chef Alain Ducasse, on the fifth floor. Afterwards, relax and enjoy the surrounding MIA Park and cafes.
Continue your journey on foot to the pristine Doha Corniche. Heading north from MIA along the water enjoy a stroll with your loved one as you take in the sights and sounds of our waterfront city.
End the day aboard a traditional wooden dhow boat, hailed from the Corniche. If pre-booked you can turn your dhow boat adventure into a dinner cruise and take in the breathtaking views and dazzling sunset during your meal.
Situated at the heart of Msheireb Downtown Doha, this property is an intimate and stylish urban retreat with a world-class full-service spa, a rooftop swimming pool, stylish restaurants and a bar.
The Pearl. Luxury Beach Resort with award-winning Spa by Clarins, a private beach, outdoor pools, tennis court, state-of-the-art fitness centre, kids’ and adults’ activities, including water sports and a kids’ club.
Luxury Beach Resort and Spa, modeled after a traditional Qatari village, with views of Doha city skyline from the private beach. Offers hotel rooms and suites, as well as private villas. Truly unique Middle Eastern luxury spa experience.
West Bay. Luxurious beach property featuring olympic-sized swimming pool, private beach cabanas, and a multitude of water sports. Home of world-class Remède Spa.
A wellness destination resort on the northern tip of Qatar that embraces traditional Arabic & Islamic medicine with a holistic and wellbeing philosophy. Zulal Serenity is dedicated to adult guests seeking immersive health and lifestyle reset.