A lot of parents and families are worried that the weather is too extreme to truly enjoy a summer holiday. Though this may be true, many activities and places in Qatar are offering adventurous ways to keep you cool. From summer camps to playgrounds and entertaining theme parks, Qatar has plenty of fun provided to keep your children or family occupied.

Explore the boredom-buster activities and amusement as the following:




    • Features a wide selection of Festival City’s Food and Beverage (F&B) outlets
    • Requirements:
      • Register a ‘Food Digital Passport’ via a special link and QR codes
      • Minimum Age of Participant: 12 years old
      • Every minimum QAR50.00 receipt in any of the food outlets earns the customer a digital stamp
      • Every 6 stamps can earn a digital raffle draw ticket
      • “Bon Appetit” Raffle-Draw Participants will have a chance to win:
        • First Prize Winner: Volvo S90 Momentum 2020
        • Trip for 2 to Turkey, France, Italy, UK or the USA
        • Gift cards worth up to QAR500, QAR1000 and QAR5000.
    • Winner Announcement: 27th July 2021, 7PM
    • Food Passport Information Desk Operating Hours:
      • Between 2-10pm on weekdays
      • Betwen 2-11pm on Thursday to Saturday


  • Book watersport activities during sunset or before sunrise at The Pearl, Katara, or Fuwairit Beach. These activities include:



    • Swimming at the beach
    • Kayaking or Stand-Up Paddle Boarding
    • Paddling Pedal Boats
    • Snorkeling
    • Scuba Diving
    • Banana Boating
    • Kite Surfing
    • Water Skiing
    • Parasailing


  • Attend the ‘6th Fresh Local Dates Festival’ next week at Souq Waqif



  • Date: To Be Announced (possibly 11-24 July 2021)
  • Operating Hours: 4-10PM
  • Location: Souq Waqif
  • The 6th edition of “Qatar’s Annual Local Dates Festival” will be held for the next 2 weeks at Souq Waqif. Around 80 farms are enrolled to be participating in this year’s festival which aspires to flourish Qatar’s agricultural sector – through its palm-tree farming and supporting high-quality local products of dates.There will be lots of types of local dates such as Khalas, Al Shishi, Al Khanizi, Barhi, Iraqi, Silji, Sufri, Nabt Saif, Al Sawafi, and Khurdi. The fresh, local dates, also known as local ‘Rutab’, are indicated with their distinctiveness and selling-efficiency that assures their freshness and quality, making them the preferred products in comparison to the other variations.With open arms, Souq Waqif is the host of the festival this year. The perfect destination for a celebration as the place attracts many groups of people such as citizens, tourists, expatriates, etc.


  • Play at Qatar’s biggest in-mall theme park, Doha Quest, and many more such as:

    • Entertaining and educating park, KidZania at Aspire Zone
    • Angry Birds World, Spark Sense and Play, Snowdunes & Virtuocity at Doha Festival City
    • Caboodle Pamper & Play at Mall of Qatar and Doha Fesitval City
    • 360 Play Minigolf at City Center Doha
    • Rebound Qatar at the Gatemall Qatar
    • Basketball Summer Camp at Education City
    • Al Messila Resort Doha Kids Club & Playground
    • Summer Camps at Museum of Illusions at the Gate Mall


  • Enjoy staycations with your furry friends at pet-friendly hotels such as Radisson Blu Hotel Doha, W Doha, and Staybridge Suites Doha Lusail.

Radisson Blu Hotel Doha

    • Price ranges at $70-81 or QAR315-400
    • Weight limit: 20kg or less
    • Has pet fee
    • Must sign a liability waiver at check-in and charged a QAR2000 refundable deposit per pet
    • An additional non-refundable fee of QAR100 per night per pet for cleaning
    • Pets are not allowed at the restaurants except guide dogs
    • Pets cannot be left in a room unattended
    • A pet bed, food bowl & official “Pet in Room” sign will be facilitated
    • Big dogs allowed
    • Standard Rooms: 1 pet maximum
    • Superior Room category & above: 2 pets maximum
    • Reserve at 4428-1428

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W Doha

  • Cats & dogs are allowed (Applies to all W Hotels around the world!)
  • Weight Limit of per pet: 40 pounds/16kg
  • Reservations should include the following: name, breed, size, age and weight
  • Charge an additional pet fee of QAR75 per night for daily cleaning pet area
  • Requires a liability signing at check-in
  • Pet Fee: QAR500 for deep cleaning room will be charged in cases of pet damages
  • Prices starts from $195 or QAR723
  • Reserve at 4453-5000

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Staybridge Suites Doha Lusail

  • Famous for being the most pet-friendly hotel in Qatar!
  • Prices start from $231 or QAR1300
  • Weight limit: 50 pounds/20kg or less
  • Proper medical certification showing pet is spayed and have been injected with all required vaccinations that are up to date must be shown
  • A ‘Pet Policy’ letter will be presented at the time of check-in
  • A non-refundable fee will be charged to the guest’s account
  • A “Pet in Suite” magnet will be given during check-in and must be displayed on the doorknob of the guest’s room at all times
  • Pet may be left unattended in-suite, however, the pet must be in their crate or pet carrier when guests are gone
  • Pets are not allowed in public areas such as the Great Room, Fitness Center, Library, Laundry, Courtyard or near the food service areas
  • Pets must be on a controllable leash at all times when outside the hotel room
  • Guests must walk their pets in the designated walk areas and are responsible for picking up after their pet in and around the hotel at all times
  • Housekeeping Service—the pet must be removed from the suite prior to housekeeping service or other arrangements must be made with hotel management
  • Call for reservations at 4456-5000

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