The old fishing and pearling village of Doha, which later became the Gulf’s swashbuckling pirates’ safe haven, is now a fully fledged metropolitan with all the bustle any modern city could offer. But what sets it apart from the other cities is the fact that it still boasts a mysterious atmosphere which allures visitors from all over the world.
The romantic history of the capital with interesting ‘souks’ to explore, modern malls boasting everything from designer clothing to electronics to jewellery making it one of the best shopping destinations in the area. The sudden economic boom of the country has also lead to massive development projects, holiday resorts, residential and leisure complexes inviting tourist from all over the world.
Step out of the bustle of this Arabic city for a moment of peace. The Al-Rumaila Park is the ideal place for relaxation and for spending time with friends and family, especially as it is open 24 hours of the day.
This ideal picnic spot is located along the Corniche. This famous road runs beside the Corniche Bay which complements the park with beautiful views. The seven kilometre coastline road along the Arabian Gulf affords the perfect setting for walking, rollerblading and cycling whilst taking in the splendour of the area. The perfect location for the family outing, the park boasts a Ferris wheel and boat rides amongst other attractions for children.
The vicinity of the Park affords a range of popular eateries. Variety is high and the menus extensive so that visitors can pick what suites their palates as well as their budgets. Ample parking is available for its patrons and entrance is free for all.
Doha accommodation options range from hotels to apartments. All types of accommodation options feature Arabic opulence and modern facilities and most visitors to the city prefer the luxury and freedom afforded at the serviced apartments Doha has on offer. For easy access to the City Centre, Al-Rumaila Park, Golf Club and some of the most popular entertainment options in the city try the Somerset West Bay Doha which is located at the northern end of the Corniche.