Cherish holiday time packed with fascinating excursions, revealing deep sea wonders and scenic sensations. Luxuriate in a cosmopolitan range of exciting resort facilities, from a state-of-the-art cinema to Qatar’s sole full-motion Formula 1 simulator.
Banana Boat Rides
Share adrenaline pumping thrills with family and friends as you climb into an inflatable boat being pulled through the ocean spray. Get wet on an exhilarating ride of fast twists and bumps across the clear aquamarine waves around Banana Island.
Enjoy a tranquil coastal glide by morning, enjoying smooth natural light and a soothing breeze. Or pick up the pace and augment your kayaking excursion into a workout. Single and double kayaks are available for all types of adventures.
Stand-Up Paddle Boarding
Improve cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance and balance by climbing on top a stand-up paddle board. A good introduction to stability for those interested in learning to surf, this is fun and relaxing exercise that can also be enhanced into a sundown yoga session with scenic views.
Wakeboarding is an invigorating sport that allows guest to skim across the water’s surface while being towed behind in the water. Take turns with family and friends admiring breath-taking views of Doha’s coastline from the most stimulating stance, testing balance and concentration during the heart-pumping action.
Embark on a high seas adventure where a delicious prized catch could end up being yours. A team of experienced crew and fishermen take care of all the details from tackle to revealing the area’s best trawling spots. Relish the scenery while angling for Doha’s ocean treasures, from white sea bass to red and white snapper and more.
Discover a fresh floating world available for the first time in the Middle East. Hamacland is an innovative water lounge where land meets sea and sky – a cross between a personal island and private beach where loved ones can spend quality time together. Use it as a base for water sports, relaxation or whatever you like, revelling in freedom and authentic luxury.
Our resort’s pristine private sands are ideal for exciting games of beach volleyball set up against Doha’s skyline and sparkling waters. Take advantage of year-round sunshine by enjoying a little healthy competition. Balls are available upon request.
Bicycles & Motorised Vehicles
A variety of rental vehicles provide ultimate freedom, adventure and ease for guests to discover the landscape. Choose from bicycles, motorised vehicles or innovative two-wheeled Segways to roam the beauty of Banana Island, with diverse options for both children and adults. Helmets and locks are included with every rental.
Hop on for an environmentally friendly tour of the island, aboard a velotaxi pedalled by an expert local guide. Velotaxis are a small-scale mode of transport that are completely emissions-free. Explore the island while sitting comfortably in the backseat enjoying open air and plenty of shade.
Stretch out and strengthen endurance on our synthetic grass tennis court, located conveniently on the resort grounds. Enjoy a friendly match with travel companions or take advantage of personal coaching sessions with an experienced trainer. Facilities are open day and night for easy accessibility.
Learn how to surf without braving real ocean waves just yet. Our surf pool is a controlled environment supervised by professional instructors, so beginners can start to get their feet wet. Waves inside our two surfing lanes can be customised to suit any level. Master techniques with poise and no paddling out into the water necessary.
Dive into Qatar’s waters and discover a hypnotic world of sunken shipwrecks and exotic sea creatures.
Our Diving Centre offers a range of services, from beginners’ scuba excursions to courses for professional instructors, providing guests with unparalleled convenience. Explore vibrant coral reefs teeming with tropical marine life, or venture further afield into the dazzling underwater sphere.
Play a round of golf at our nine-hole putting course, an easy activity that’s fun for everyone. We offer S.N.A.G. (Starting New At Golf), a programme designed for all ages and levels, that’s especially well-suited to entertaining younger guests and families.
Indulge in an exclusive VIP cinema experience, in our 20-seater theatre boasting the next generation of movie-watching technology. Unwind in a luxurious environment with a wonderful film, nestled in blankets and enjoying treats from soft drinks to tasty popcorn.
Carry on with a well-rounded exercise routine or start completely anew. Our fitness centre allows guests to embark on comprehensive workout regimes with a range of highly functional training equipment. Benefit from the motivational boost of a certified professional during your stay, with personal training available upon request.
Discover the rush of virtual racing at speeds of up to 250 kilometres per hour. Anantara Banana Island is home to Qatar’s only state-of-the-art full-motion Formula 1 simulator. Choose from a variety of race cars and famous circuits, for a truly lifelike experience featuring incredible audio and visuals.