Doha Qatar Sports & Recreation

From water sports to sand dune racing, football to fishing, Doha, Qatar is a sportsman's paradise with diverse landscapes and seas to explore. Surrounded by the Arabian Gulf, Qatar offers a variety of water sports, like swimming, scuba diving, water skiing, sailing and boating. Just outside of Doha, you can enjoy hiking, horseback riding and ATVing across the desert. For action packed racing, Doha offers motor racing, camel racing, and horse racing tracks. Tee off at the Doha Golf Club, one of the top courses in the Gulf, or cheer for your favorite football team at Khalifa International Stadium.
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Aspire Zone/Doha Sports City -

An international sports destination in the heart of the city, Doha Sports City is the soul of sports in Qatar. Doha Sports City features several sporting venues, including Khalifa International Stadium, a 50,000 capacity stadium used for soccer matches, Hamad Aquatic Centre, an Olympic-size swimming pool, Aspire Dome, the world's largest indoor stadium with 13 different playing fields, and Aspire Academy For Sports Excellence, where world-class coaches and scientists work with young athletes to become sport champions. The complex is an important aspect in the 2022 FIFA World Cup bid submitted by the Qatar Football Association. Doha Sports City is home to Doha's tallest structure, the Aspire Tower. For information, Visit

Doha Hotel For Sports Fans & Adventurers -

Smart international travellers and sports enthusiasts stay connected and comfortable at the new Ramada Encore Doha, a refreshing and innovative hotel in the heart of Doha, Qatar. Located 1 km from Doha City Sports and 2.6 km from Grand Hamad Stadium, Ramada Encore Doha features stylish and contemporary accommodations with wood floors and glass bathrooms, flexible meeting space, and modern lifestyle luxuries, such as free in room wired internet, indoor pool, health club, business centre, and The Hub, a lively gathering place with fresh world cuisine and a gourmet coffee bar. Relax, play, eat, love and lounge at the Ramada Encore Doha!
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Water Sports, Cruises & Fishing -

Surrounded by the Arabian Gulf, Doha is a playground for water sports and cruising. Enjoy swimming, sailing, windsurfing, jet skiing, scuba diving, water skiing, boating, fishing, parasailing and kitesurfing on Doha Corniche Bay. You'll find luxury yachts, sailboats, pedal boats, dinghies, and water cycles for rent in the harbor and marinas of this seaside city. Enjoy sailing classes or take a sunset cruise on a traditional dhow and savor stunning views of Doha after dark. Enjoy fishing from traditional wooden dhows or charter boats on the Doha Corniche Bay and the fishing harbours of Al Khor and Al Wakra. Qatar has some big fish to catch!
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Inland Sea Safari -

Journey to the Inland Sea in the middle of the desert, and see the amazing 60 meter sand dunes. All terrain and four-wheel drive vehicles with safety equipment take you on an exciting tour to Qatar's mysterious desert. Traveling on the sand dunes, you will enjoy mesmerizing views of the desert. Descending down the slopes you will hear the sands shift and sing. Experience the Dunes Discovery Tour in a four-wheel-drive vehicle along the coastal route and enjoy panoramic views of the dunes and the Inland Sea. Enjoy dune bashing - zooming over the towering dunes - and embrace the beauty of the desert.
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Golf/Doha Golf Club -

Play a round of golf at the spectacular Doha golf Club - home to the PGA European Tour's Qatar Masters. Voted the 2nd best golf club in the Gulf, Doha Golf Club features the 7374-yard 18-hole Championship Course and 9-hole Academy Course. Contoured from the natural beauty and diverse landscape of Qatar, these courses offer a variety of challenges with 8 lakes, giant cacti, and imposing limestone rock formations. Lush and lengthy green fairways present a dramatic contrast to the desert that lies beyond. Doha's Championship Course offers one of the longest par 72 courses on the tour. After a round of golf, relax in the clubhouse and enjoy a refreshing oasis in the desert. Tee Times:
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Horse Racing -

Catch exciting Arabian and Thoroughbred horse racing every Friday at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club in Doha. The club features international races with the top Arabian and thoroughbred horses - many bred in Qatar - in the world. The club offers a full schedule of races, show-jumping and equestrian events. For race schedules, visit

Camel Racing - Al Shahaniya Racetrack -

A half-hour's drive into the shimmering desert outside Doha,  Al Shahaniya racetrack is home to exciting camel racing and Qatar's high-tech attraction - robot camel jockeys. This unique clash of modern and ancient sport delights tourists and locals as toddler-sized electronic riders clad in a colourful racing silks ride gangly beasts across the sands. Camel racing is a popular entertainment attraction and sport in Qatar.

Motor Bike Racing -

Enjoy World Super-bike racing and the Moto Grand Prix at Losail International Racetrack in Qatar. Run on the 5.4 km track, the Qatar Moto GP,  in its 7th year, is one of the most exciting, longest and fastest motor bike grand prix races in the world. Marvel at the racers as they fly around the concourse at 330 kph. Visit
Doha Airport Hotel
Doha Airport Hotel

Doha Sports Stadiums & Football Clubs -

Catch the action of a Qatar football game and listen to the Arabic football chants shouted to the sounds of the drums. There are 10 football teams in Qatar, each supported by a local club and stadium.
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Ice Skating & Bowling -

Ice skating is becoming a popular activity in Qatar. Doha's City Centre Mall has two large ice skating rinks, where tourists and locals can rent skates and take a break from the city. Doha also offers bowling alleys with one exclusively for ladies. The Qatar Bowling Centre is a 32-lane facility for ten-pin bowling.

Khalifa International Stadium -

Part of the Doha Sports City complex, Khalifa International Stadium (National Stadium) is a multi-purpose sports stadium in Doha. Main venue for the Doha 2006 Asian Games, the 50,000 capacity stadium is home of the Qatar national football team and hosts a variety of sports. The stadium hosted an international football match between Brazil and England in 2009 and the athletics of the 2009 ISF World School Games.

Grand Hamad Stadium -

A multi-purpose sports stadium in Doha, Qatar, Grand Hamad Stadium is primarily used for football matches. Home field of the Al-Arabi Sports Club football team, the 13,000-seat stadium was a major venue during the 2006 Asian Games for sports, including football, table tennis, rugby sevens and fencing.

Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium -

A multi-purpose sports stadium in Doha, Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium presents football and soccer matches. Rebuilt in 2004 for the Gulf Cup, the unique 15,000-capacity stadium is home of the Al-Sadd Sports Club football team.

Al-Ahly Stadium -

Located in Doha, Al-Ahly Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium and home field for the Al-Ahli football team. The stadium holds 20,000 people.

Qatar SC Stadium -

Qatar SC Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Doha, used mostly for football matches. The 20,000 person stadium is home of the Qatar Sports Club football team.
Doha Airport Hotel
Doha Airport Hotel
Ramada Encore Hotel Doha
Located at Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Thani Street (Al-Asmakh Area),
“A” Ring Road, Musheirib
, Doha, Qatar

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