Banana Island Marina Resort Opens in Doha

By Paul Joseph

Yacht visitors to the middle east can now enjoy stopping off at a beautiful new marina resort by luxury hotel group Anantara, situated off the coast of Doha, the capital of Qatar.

Nestled on a distinctive crescent shaped island in the Arabian Gulf, the Banana Island Resort boasts a 30-slip marina and 141 luxury guest rooms, suites and villas boasting a range of lavish features including poolside cabanas

Other notable amenities within the resort include an indoor botanical garden, oxygen fern room, female only hydro pool and Anantara Spa with separate male and female Turkish hammams and Jacuzzis.

No fewer than eight dining options include a choice of Middle Eastern, Italian and international cuisines dotted around the island from the marina, poolside, by the shoreline and on over water decks with tranquil views and soft sea breezes.

The Banana Island Resort Anantara is a 20 minute journey by luxury ferry from Al Shyoukh Terminal located in the city’s downtown area or a 10 minute helicopter ride directly from the airport

Anantara has a range of luxury hotels and resorts located across Asia and Africa.


By Paul Joseph