Qatar (Officially the State of Qatar) is a highly developed country located in Western Asia. It occupies the small Qatar Peninsula with a total population of almost 3 million citizens.
Qatar’s economy is the third-largest economy in the world in terms of GDP per capita. Qatar owns one of the fastest-growing travel and tourism industries in the world.
Recently, the Qatari government has made many visa facilitation improvements for foreign tourists in a form of an e-Visa.
Qatar has many tourist attractions available, such as archaeological sites, beaches, forts, museums, and national parks. Some world-famous tourist attractions of Qatar include:
- Al Da’asaAl Khor Island
- Ras Abrouq Beach
- Al Wajbah Fort
- Museum of Islamic Art Doha
- Umm Tais National Park
- Al Reem Biosphere Reserve
If you plan to travel to Qatar to visit its beautiful tourist attractions, you must have your Qatar e-Visa. It is entirely different from a traditional entry permit because you don’t have to visit the embassy to get it.
You can apply online for your Qatar e-Visa from your home by simply visiting https://evisa.express/en/qatar. You can get the necessary entry permit delivered in just 2-3 business days to your email inbox. There are three kinds of the Qatar e-Visa:
- Online Tourist Visa (Valid for 30 days)
- Transit Visa (Valid for 4 days)
- GCC Residents Visa ( Valid for 30 days)
Use any working device with an internet connection and apply online within minutes. The application process consists of only 3 simple steps!
The best beaches to see in Qatar
We have summarized a list of some of the best beaches to visit in Qatar, try relaxing on one of these:
- Fuwairit Beach
Despite its location (which is far away from the main city), Fuwairit beach is still one of Qatar’s most popular beaches. Local citizens and tourists feel attraction for its pristine coastline, made of white and pink sand.
This beach is usually closed between April and July due to the breeding season of hawksbill turtles. Fuwairit Beach is regarded as a nesting site for hawksbill turtles. It is a wonderful site for sunshine lovers.
- Simaisma Beach
Simaisma Beach is an oceanfront oasis. Almost 52 villas and a spa are located in this luxurious private retreat. Murwab resort is also a part of this beach.
You can enjoy the sheltered beach around the year with a fabulous outdoor pool and barbecue point when staying at this resort. Simaisma Beach is also known for watersports activities.
- Al Thakira Beach
The reason behind the popularity of Al Thakira Beach is its beautiful natural attraction. This beach is home to mangrove reserves (Qatar’s largest).
Al Thakira Beach is particularly known for its beautiful wildlife, including rare species of birds, fish, and kayak. You can visit different restaurants and shops near this beach as well.
- Sealine Beach
The Sealine Beach is a fantastic tourist attraction located at the southern end of the Qatari Peninsula. You can avail different facilities by becoming a guest of the resort here like loungers, the pool, umbrellas, and some other watersports activities.
- Four Seasons Beach
Four Seasons Beach is well known throughout the world for its connection with a luxurious hotel. This hotel is lavish, having five pools and a sand beach as well. Here, you can get your cabana.
Qualified and experienced staff will take care of your needs here.
Some other beaches to see in Qatar include the:
- Katara Beach
- Umm Bab Beach
- Inland Sea
- Zekreet Beach
- Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara
Qatar is rich in beautiful beaches, which are undoubtedly worth giving a visit! Go on a relaxing getaway and find your inner peace!