The capital of Qatar, Doha, is perfect for a family holiday and here are some of the top things to do that can be enjoyed by kids and parents alike.
Visit the Doha Corniche
If you’re looking for a great spot to enjoy fun recreation or unwind with the family, visit the Corniche in Doha; accommodation can be found within walking distance from this charming promenade beside the bay; there are plenty of green spaces, play areas for young ones, attractions like Al Bidda Park and a spot from where you can embark on dhow cruises too.
Explore Souq Waqif
Amongst the oldest markets in the region, the Souq Waqif is an enthralling place to shop and explore, while it has some surprises in store too like the Falcon Souq with live falcons. This site, where you will also find Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels by Tivoli, is also home to the fascinating Bird Souq as well as horse stables and a camel pen that kids are bound to love.
Enjoy the Gondolania Theme Park
Within the Villaggio Mall, you will not only find a Venice-like setting with canals and gondola rides but an indoor theme park as well! Gondolania is amongst the best family attractions in Doha catering to all ages; highlights include a rollercoaster, a classic Ferris Wheel, a log flume ride and bumper cars, while you can also try go-karting, ice skating and laser tag.
Have Fun at Katara Beach
A fun-filled day in the sand and surf awaits at Katara Beach ideal for some coastal escapades. Located at the Katara Cultural Village, this scenic public beach caters to families and there is a play area for little ones too. For those looking for some thrills, water sports like banana boating, parasailing, kayaking and wakeboarding are on offer along with pedal boats for hire.