Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara is located on a Qatari crescent shape island in the Arabian Gulf, and is only a 25 minute journey by luxury catamarans from Al Shyoukh Terminal located in the city’s downtown area or a 10 minute helicopter ride with bird’s eye views of the spectacular coastline directly from the Hamad International Airport. The island provides a natural harbour framed by an 800 metre long private beach where guests can relax and swim in the calm, safe waters of the turquoise sea. Guests relax in heavenly peace at the awarded Anantara Spa with extraordinary treatments that capture Doha’s ancient tribal roots, as well as a vibrant souk heritage of exotic sights, scents, sounds and touches. The spa offers several treatments rooms, Moroccan and Turkish hammams, pool, sauna and steam rooms. The resort’s dedicated Balance Wellness Centre is the first and only facility of its kind in the Middle East within a resort, offering holistic programmes for relaxation, detox, de-stress. Unique facilities include an indoor botanical garden and nutritional wellness cuisine with menus crafted by specialist chefs. Eight dining options offer a mouthwatering choice of Middle Eastern, Italian and international cuisines at spectacular locations all around the island from the marina, poolside, by the shoreline and on over water decks with tranquil views and soft sea breezes. Offering richly interactive culinary experiences, guests can learn to recreate traditional Qatari cuisine with a master chef showcasing the Middle East’s coveted spices and exotic ingredients. The resort boasts its own marina with 30 berths and a fully equipped dive centre with a practice pool, ideal for beginners and a two-lane surf pool. Guests looking for recreation options on dry land are also spoilt for choice, from tennis, beach volleyball and a fitness centre, to an entertainment centre with a nine-hole putting golf course, eight pin bowling alley and VIP cinema theatre.
The 141 luxury guest rooms, suites and villas of Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara are designed in Arabian style with signature Anantara touches including 54 Premier Sea View Rooms, 16 Deluxe Sea View Rooms, eight Sea View Suites, 18 Anantara Suites and 34 spacious Sea View Pool Villas featuring a personal pool and poolside cabana. Families and groups of friends find luxurious space in the eight two-bedroom and three prestigious three-bedroom Over Water Villas with personal pool and dedicated butler service.
Rates start at EUR 240 per room per night.