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Banana Island

Thrilling adventures or serenity? Relaxing by a sandy beach or having fun in the water? Whatever your choice, Banana Island by Anantara has it all.

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Banana Island Resort Doha

Located on an exclusive 13-hectare island, Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara offers a taste of traditional Qatari hospitality and a superb resort experience with the first and only over water villas in Qatar (most guests, without being prompted, refer to it as 'The Maldives of Qatar').

How to get there?

    • Banana Island Resort is accessible by boat only. It is a 25-minute journey by ferry from Al Shyoukh Terminal, located in the city's downtown area.
    • Al Shyoukh Terminal is accessible via car or taxi (Uber is widely used, alternatively Karwa). Valet parking is available. The distance from Hamad International Airport is 20 minutes. Souq Waqif and the Museum of Islamic Art are within a short walking distance.
    • The nearest metro station to Al Shyoukh Terminal is Souq Waqif.
Banana Island


PO Box 23919, Doha, Qatar


+974 4040 5050


Located just off the coast of the vibrant city of Doha, the island is a 20-minute boat ride and provides an exciting escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Its world-class facilities include a lagoon pool by the sandy beach and a shallow pool for kids, a surf pool with professional instructors, a bowling alley, a 20-seat cinema, a golf court, tennis courts and a fitness centre, creating the perfect getaway in an alcohol-free environment that caters to all ages.

After an exciting day, relax at the Spa; enjoy the Turkish hammam, a Thai massage, the sauna or the jacuzzi or get a facial treatment to revitalize your skin. Discover the plethora of spa facilities at this private island with captivating views of the ocean that will relax you even more.

To close off a perfect day, visit one of the many restaurants to indulge in traditional Arabian, Italian, Middle-Eastern or American flavours from the hands of renowned chefs. In-room dining and in-villa BBQ is also available.

Banana Island

Visitors get easy entry to Qatar with Hayya

The Hayya platform makes it easy for visitors to experience a seamless entry process on arrival in Qatar.

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PO Box 23919, Doha, Qatar

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