Sandy Beaches in Qatar – Summertime beach ventures

Qatar is a country known for several different reasons, such as its cuisine, attractions and for being a financial hub. Whilst all this is true, Qatar is also home to beautiful beaches. When you visit this country, take some time off to drop by at a few of these beaches and enjoy the gorgeous scenery around.

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Fuwairit Beach

If you appreciate your privacy and alone time, Fuwairit beach is the place to go. A great place to relax, go for a swim and get a tan, this beach is usually always less crowded. You can always travel down to this beach as it isn’t too far from several of the best hotels in Doha, Qatar.

 

Al Khor family beach

As the name itself suggests, this beach is rather family oriented. Plenty of equipment around for kids, you can visit this beach for family time. Plenty of facilities are provided for the visitors of this beach, such as bathrooms and showers readily available to those who may need it.

 

Al Dhakira Beach

This beach is a great site to go kayaking and fishing with your friends and family. You can even pack your own BBQ grill and meat as cooking your own meal is allowed on this beach. Al Dhakira is also home to the largest mangrove preserve in Qatar.

 

Umm Bab

Known as ‘Palm Tree Beach’, this beach is located in Al Rayyan. Roughly 1 hour and 15 minutes from Souq Waqif Boutique Hotel by Tivoli, this beach is home to a cluster of palm trees, making it a picturesque scenery to admire

Top Shopping Destinations in Dubai – The Grandest of Retail Therapy!

A shopping haven perfect for shopaholics and fashionistas alike, Dubai offers an eclectic range of retail options be it at mega malls or traditional souks. Needless to say, you can shop till you drop… literally!

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The Dubai Mall
Staggering in size and its selection of products, the Dubai Mall is one of the largest in the world. Iconic fashion brands like Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Armani, Valentino and Cartier can be found here along with the Galeries Lafayette and Bloomingdale’s department stores. A 20 minute drive from Oaks Liwa Heights, the mall also features an ice rink, cinema complex and an aquarium.

Dubai Gold Souk
If it’s some “bling” you are after then this is the place to go to. Located in Deira and within easy reach of many hotels and luxury apartments in Dubai, this famous souk has a wide array of gold jewellery and accessories for sale as well as gold bars. Hint; bargaining can get you discounts!

Al Fahidi Street
For all your electronics needs, this street is a ‘must visit’. You will find the latest laptops and cameras along with household appliances too including washing machines and fridges. Do remember to ask for a warranty and one that is applicable in your home country.

Karama Shopping Centre
If you are after souvenirs and handicrafts, then this shopping centre is worth visiting. Fashion, sportswear, handbags and accessories are also available here and are relatively less in price than what you would find at luxury malls.

 

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Enjoying the Beach in Beau Vallon Seychelles – A Turquoise Dream Come True

Only a handful of other bays are as vibrant and picturesque as Beau Vallon, which constantly consists of a mixture of both locals and tourists. Beau Vallon is often referred to as the most famous beach in Seychelles.

Snorkelling

The beach hosts several good snorkelling spots, as the reefs around this area are healthy and the marine life is ample. Often, the Mahé beach resort you are staying at will guide you on the snorkelling instructions and the best time to go snorkelling. Hotels, such as Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino, allow you to explore the mystic waters of Beau Vallon Bay all year round.

Whale Shark spotting

During the months of August to October, it is a common sight to spot Whale sharks. These majestic beasts are usually spotted around the north and west shores of Mahé. Beau Vallon is situated in the north, so if you’re around this time of the year, keep an eye out for whale sharks!

The Scenery

If you’re looking for a quiet place away from tourists, just some peaceful time for yourself, North of Beau Vallon is for you! A strikingly beautiful ride is what awaits you, as you go through narrow roads with the coastline on one side.

Beach activities

Once you’ve rested in the shade of Takamaka trees, there are plentiful beach activities for you to engage in. These activities may require some practice! From kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing to jet skiing, you’re bound to spend your day doing what you enjoy.

Damon Starky is a creative nomadic travel writer, who is well informed and experienced on a wide range of interests that would connect to the needs of any type of traveler. Google+