7 Best Places to Visit in Qatar for Couples to Spend a Romantic Getaway

Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf border this country. Couples can enjoy their time by indulging in different activities. The destination has diverse attractions with lush green parks. These parks are abundant in natural scenery and have been developed with modern infrastructure. History buffs can also visit Islamic museums, which have a lot of knowledge to explore history and grab attention with their modern architectural designs. You can also enjoy your trip by visiting a safari tour in the deserts of Qatar. The endless beauty of the country has something for all tourists. In this article, we will discuss the 7 best places to visit in Qatar for couples in detail. These places are famous and have the beauty of nature.

About Qatar  

Qatar is a Middle Eastern country with modern infrastructure and ancient traditions. This country is the wealthiest and safest country for tourists, which depicts its modernity with traditions. This country is the best destination for couples because it offers a mix of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and modern amenities to its local as well as foreign visitors. The country celebrates its heritage, from dunes to beaches, natural landscapes, and deserts.

Key Value 
Country Qatar 
Official Language Arabic 
Capital and Largest City Doha 
Area 11,581 km² (4,471 sq mi) 
Population (2020) 2,795,484
GDP (PPP) $328.134 billion 
GDP Per Capita (PPP) $114,210
GDP (nominal) $235.500 billion 
GDP Per Capita (nominal) $81,968
Human Development Index (HDI) 0.855 (very high, 42nd) 
Currency Qatari riyal (QAR) 
Time Zone UTC+3 (AST) 
Calling Code 974
ISO 3166 Code QA 
Internet TLD .qa 

(Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatar)

1. Yasmine Palace, The Pearl

The Pearl Qatar
The Pearl Qatar

The word yasmine is derived from jasmine, a flower known for its majestic aroma. Yasmine Palace is located amidst an enthralling attraction, The Pearl Qatar, a manufactured island. Qatar is enriched with cultural beauty and magnificence. Now, the hospitality and warmth of the country are not bound to history or people, but a wide range of traditional Qatari restaurants offer you the authentic taste of food. 

Yasmine Palace is a splendor to admire, and on top of the list of best places to visit in Qatar for couples. You can enjoy Arabic, Lebanese, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern food. Beyond the dining menu, the restaurant also has a secure playing area for kids.

Couples can enjoy their special moments at this restaurant by having a royal dinner and enjoying the artistic beauty of the palace. There is also a special space for family events and other occasions. A valet parking service is also available at the restaurant. 

This royal place remains open for the whole week, from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.

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2. Atrium Lounge

Atrium Lounge Qatar
Atrium Lounge Qatar : cc doha.directory

The Atrium Lounge is situated in the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort and Convention Hotel. The cafe is a great place for couples to enjoy light bites, and they can experience Arabian hospitality in this cafe. 

Gold-trimmed armchairs and soaring geometric sculptures make it a splendid setting for enjoying tea. Freshly baked scones, sandwiches, and beverages are freshly prepared by the expert chefs of a cafe. The atmosphere of the lounge is very peaceful, and you can stay for hours as the couches are very cozy and comfortable.

In the Atrium, couples can enjoy all the refreshments needed in the hot weather of Doha. The architecture of the cafe beautifully represents the heritage of Qatar with an amazing blend of modern art. The desserts of the cafes are a must to try, and Um Ali is the specialty of the cafes. 

This cafe is open from 8 a.m. until 2 a.m. 

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3. Sealine Beach Resort

Sealine Beach Resort
Sealine Beach Resort : cc Sealine Beach Qatar

Sealine Beach Resort is Qatar’s first leisure destination, which Katara Hospitality owns. 58 villas are built on Sealine Beach, where sand meets seashore, and due to its unique location, couples can enjoy a lot of water sports and outdoor activities. They can experience desert safaris and thrilling camping at this resort. Exquisite fitness centers and spa services are available at the resort. 

Besides camel and horse riding, it is also an enjoyable activity for couples to try. The crystal-clear water of the beach and the white sand of the beach attract tourists from worldwide. The rooms of the resort are fully decorated with Arabian interiors and are bright and comfortable. 

This resort is a haven of comfort, luxury, and diversity.

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4. Banana Island Resort by Anantara

Banana Island Resort by Anantara
Banana Island Resort by Anantara : cc Doha Directory

This resort is like the crescent of a golden beach. The rooms of the resort are bright and present a picturesque view of the outside. This resort in Qatar is available only on a boat. From the Al Shyoukh terminal downtown, you can take a boat for 25 minutes. This resort is in Doha, Qatar, and is an alcohol-free zone. 

There are stunning views and beautiful surroundings. Banana Island Resort has 141 guest rooms, suites, and villas built with fascinating heritage and culture. Couples can indulge in water sports, such as surfing and diving, or check out a movie in the cinema of the resort. This resort also has a lagoon pool that overlooks the ocean. 

The beauty of this island and resort is tough to explain in words, and couples should visit it to spend quality time together.

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5. Qanat Quartier

Qanat Quartier Qatar
Qanat Quartier Qatar

Qanat Quartier is great place to visit as a couple. It’s a private and picturesque community in Qatar in which pastel-colored buildings are built. This community is a perfect blend of Venetian charm and Arabian chic. I have added it to the list of best places to visit in Qatar for couples where they get a chance to interact with the locals.

Couples can capture their beautiful memories at this place because it provides a wonderful background for photoshoots. Shops are abundant here for shopping, and you can also taste the delicious refreshments at cafes.

The intricate canals and architectural beauty of this area grab the attention of viewers. Piano stairs in the community are a unique feature in which music is produced on stairs by going up and down. Legtaifiya metro terminal is the nearest station to reach this destination; on the other hand, a complimentary limousine can also be hired, but this service is available only from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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6. Al Zubarah Fort

Al Zubarah Fort, Qatar
Al Zubarah Fort, Qatar

Al Zubarah Fort is situated in the ancient town of Zubarah, Qatar. Now, it serves as a museum. This fort is an iconic desert fort, and the ground floor of the fort is immersed in the history of Qatar. The fort is also beautiful because of its architectural style, which is pure Arabian. 

The one-meter-thick walls of the fort are strong, and visible dotted holes on the walls work as ventilation. Fort puts local communities in touch with the past of their ancestors and reminds them of the wisdom and struggles of their forefathers. I recommend to have this place on the best places to visit in Qatar for couples list in case you feel outdoorsy and in a hiking mood.

The timings of this fort are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on all weekdays, but on Friday, it opens from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

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7. Dhow Cruise

Qatar Romantic Places
Qatar Romantic Places

Last on the list of the best places to visit in Qatar for couples is Dhow Cruise. Dhow is a traditional sailboat that fishermen and merchants used for fishing. Still, in the modern era, these boats are outfitted with the latest amenities and used by visitors to explore the beauty of the sea. Pearl diving has become a trend, and divers love to go into the vast sea by dhow. 

On the Bay of Doha Corniche, the dhow cruise is available at any time of day and night, but sunset time is the best time for couples taking a dhow tour. This tour consists of a maximum of 4 years, and you can enjoy the skyline and also click some memorable pictures on the boat. 

The dhow is equipped with all safety equipment, such as live jackets, first aid kits, and fire extinguishers, and fully expert and skilled personnel are appointed to operate the dhow so you can enjoy the tour safely. A maximum of 20 to 25 QR is charged per person, but these can also decrease if you want to go on group tours. 

Couples can enjoy a delicious BBQ party on Dhow. Additionally, these boats are also used in Qatar for celebrations of annual festivals, such as the Katara International Dhow Festival, which is held annually on the dhow to celebrate the maritime heritage of Qatar.


Pack Your Bags!

The article covers the 7 best places to visit in Qatar for couples. Qatar is a country that has old traditions but a mixture of modern technologies and changes. This country provides a romantic getaway for couples who want to spend memorable time together. Pack your bags and get ready to explore the beauty of Qatar. From culture to adventure and natural beauty to modern architectural buildings, this country has something for everyone, and you will not be disappointed when planning your trip. As Qataris respect their cultural heritage and values, you should also follow the instructions mentioned by local authorities at every tourist destination.

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