The thought of Middle East is always accompanied by scorching sun , camels and deserts. However like Oasis in the desert one of the Middle Eastern Cities is home to an array of water sports. Water Sports in Doha is quite the popular activity for locals as well as foreigners in the Qatari capital. Some of the famous water sports activities that you can take part in range from Scuba diving to thrilling speed boat aided rides. If you are visiting Doha on holiday and are looking for a place to enjoy comfort and luxury but at the same time pump up the levels of your adrenaline in water , a highly recommended option is Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara.
The first Scuba diving club opened it’s doors in this Middle Eastern City well over 35 years ago and operates as a non profit organisation dive club. The club has members from different nationalities and different competency levels and is a great way to meet like minded people if you are an expat trying to settle in. On the other hand if you are looking for some team related sports activity the Doha Dragon Boat Team is the place to be. Regarded as one of the fastest growing water sports in the world , the Dragon races are becoming popular even in Doha. Another interesting activity is the Kite boarding and kite surfing in Doha. What is exciting is there are lessons offered to those interested and the skill can be picked up in sessions spanning over 10 hours in four days , also if you are visiting Doha with family and want everyone to get involved then even children as young as 12 years can engage in Kite surfing and boarding under professional guidance and supervision.There are also sailing courses and the usual banana boat rides , water skiing and kayaking on offer as well.
Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world.