Why go to Qatar? Travel to the land of 1001 surprises!

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Despite its small size, Qatar is now tending to become a top tourist destination. Its leaders have done everything to make the country pleasant, safe and attractive.

Wondering why go to Qatar? It is a resolutely modern country turned towards the Arts! In its capital Doha, there are no more museums. The most famous to date is the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, where there are collections spanning several centuries. More recently, the Mathaf (or Arab Museum of Modern Art) was inaugurated. The brand tends to promote the creativity and innovation of Arab and international artists through contemporary art in all its forms.

Why go to Qatar? Shopping, beaches and organized stays!

Qatar is not limited to art. You can also go shopping at Souq Waqif or relax at the beautiful Sealine Beach Resort, a beach located 55 km from Doha. You can lounge there and even sleep in the hotel. The beaches, in general, are accessible by 4 × 4, an unforgettable family adventure. For those who prefer organized tours, there is the Arabian Adventures Day Tours. Camel rides and picnics in the desert are on the program!

Stroll through the streets of Doha

Qatar, small but sporty

Contrary to what one might think - given the size of the country -, Qatar is a country which organizes many sporting events. He notably organized the 2015 Handball World Championships and will host the 2022 Football World Cup. In addition, each year the Doha Open takes place in January and the Qatar Cycling Tour, among others.

The artificial islands of Doha

Dream hotels

Why go to Qatar? To sleep in a real palace! A bit like Las Vegas and all the new oriental paradises, Doha in particular offers many luxury hotels. Inside, comfort is obviously omnipresent and the equipment is very numerous. Some establishments, for example, have recreated immense settings such as the Grand Canal in Venice ...

Luxury hotel on the coast

We invite you to use our comparator to find a plane ticket to Qatar or a cheap hotel in Doha.

Pratical information

Do you want to prepare your stay? Here is some practical information that will help you better understand your future trip.

  • Saint-Martin Tourist Office : visit the official tourism website.
  • Passport and visa : to go to Qatar, you need a passport valid for at least 3 months as well as a visa. 
  • Health and vaccination : you must have an anti-meningococcal vaccination to travel to Qatar.
  • Money : the currency is the Qatari riyal (QAR).
  • When to go? It is very hot and humid in the summer. It is strongly recommended to go between November and April to have a pleasant climate.


  • How to get there ? To travel to Qatar, nothing like the plane. With Qatar Airways, one of the safest airlines in the world, you will land at Doha International Airport.
  • How to get around? Most trips are made by car and especially by 4 × 4. In Doha, taxis or limousines should be preferred, which are financially accessible, as there is almost no public transport.
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