Five exciting tourist attractions to open ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup – Doha News
A wide range of outstanding tourism developments are set to open in Qatar ahead of the FIFA World Cup, from kitesurfing resorts to floating hotels.
With just months to go, Qatar Tourism has announced a number of exciting attractions that are set to open in time for tourists flocking to the Gulf state.
“There are new beaches for those seeking sun, sea and sand, theme parks and water sports hotels for adventurers, and many new resorts, spas and restaurants for visitors looking for looking for a more relaxing getaway,” said the managing director of Qatar Tourism. , announces Berthold Trenkel.
Qatar hopes to capitalize on the expected influx of over one million visitors for the 2022 FIFA World Cup by showing the world its hidden gems and unmissable holiday potential.
Here are the top 5 attractions:
Pack your sunglasses and sunscreen for the Doha Winter Wonderland, which opens on a sandy island in Qatar later this year.
Instead of the freezing temperatures that greet visitors at London’s famous Hyde Park sister event, visitors to Doha Winter Wonderland will be able to relax on the beach at average temperatures of 20°C.
It will also include water sports, a marine club, family chalets and space for parties and various events.
Located near Lusail City, just north of Qatar’s capital, the upcoming 200,000 square meter attraction will be operated by IMG (International Marketing Group), the same company that runs Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park each year.
Fuwairit Kite Beach (FKB)
FKB is a brand new state-of-the-art kitesurf resort in Fuwairit, a coastal village about an hour north of Doha that offers excellent kitesurfing conditions thanks to consistent winds, clear sea water and fine sand.
The resort is built around the kitesurfer lifestyle, offering everything you need on the water and even more when you’re not.
There will be a yoga studio, a fully equipped gym, restaurants, a swimming pool and many other amenities.
Al Barari Outpost
The Outpost will be the first of its kind in Qatar, combining close-to-nature experiences, sustainability and luxury hospitality in one beautiful resort in the world’s only Inland Sea Nature Reserve.
The Desert Experience is located in the municipality of Al Wakrah in Qatar, in the southeast of the country, along the border with Saudi Arabia.
North of Qetaifan Island
Billed as Qatar’s first ‘entertainment island’, Qetaifan Island North will feature floating hotels, beach clubs and a water park with 36 rides – including ‘The Icon Tower’ area, with an 85-metre-high waterslide which will become the tallest of its kind in the world.
Spreading over 1.3 million square meters, the island is close to the Lusail Stadium, where the final of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will take place.
West Bay North Beach Project
West Bay North Beach is a massive new tourism development being built in the heart of Doha, encompassing 40,000 square meters of premium beachfront.
The public and private beaches will offer three distinct beach experiences, along with a wide range of food and beverage options, to create a sought-after urban beach experience for all to enjoy.