Inspired by all the opulence of an Arabian palace with its abundance of marble, maze courtyards, and traditional Middle Eastern architecture is Sharq Village & Spa. This five-star resort sits on a private stretch of beach close to Doha city centre, overlooking Doha Bay.
There are 174 rooms and suites at Sharq Village & Spa, with spaces suiting couples and families alike. Beautiful features include canopied beds, floor-to-ceiling windows, a private balcony with resort, sea, or pool views, and marble bathrooms with both shower and soaking tub. Also available is a spacious villa that sleeps 10 and boasts premium features such as a private gym, indoor pool, and chef’s kitchen.
A choice of seven restaurants, lounges, and bars means guests can easily find the perfect spot for a meal or drink. The all-day dining restaurant specialises in Levantine cuisine, with other dining venues offering cuisines ranging from Persian to Pan-Latin. The poolside cafe and bar is a casual spot to spend the afternoon.
Also found across Sharq Village & Spa are three outdoor pools including a children’s pool, a private beach, spa, kids’ club, and fitness centre.
Things to do at Sharq Village & Spa, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel
The spa at Sharq Village & Spa has 23 treatment rooms, a hammam, and sauna, and offers over 250 relaxing therapies. Perfect for relaxing after long days spent exploring the exciting city of Doha.
As is the resort’s private beach where simply lying on a sun lounger and taking in the sea views is always recommended. Splash and swim in the sea for free or try some watersports for an additional cost.
The city’s Diplomatic District, home to the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre and City Centre Doha Mall, is just a 10-minute drive away. The Pearl Monument, Museum of Islamic Art, and the authentic Arabian market called Souq Waqif can all also be reached within 10 minutes.
Another short drive from Sharq Village & Spa is Katara Cultural Village with a beach, museum, amphitheatre, and art galleries to enjoy. Man-made Pearl Qatar Island with its marinas lined with yachts, boutique shops, hotels, cafes, and restaurants is also well worth a visit.