Anantara Banana Island
Why We Love This Hotel
Location: There is nothing quite like the private catamaran-accessible Banana Island Resort Doha in Qatar; with its golden strip of beach, spectacular views of the Arabian Sea, and a carefree environment, the resort is truly a special destination.
Variety: There are practically endless activities available for resort guests that range from high seas fishing excursions to late-night cinema screenings, ensuring that every day will be chock full of exciting, varied diversions.
Relaxation: Indulgent bathtubs complement every suite, the golden sands of the beach beckon, and an ample spa provides an array of treatments; in short, this resort is a haven for relaxation.
- Doha, Qatar
- Hotel Type
- Location Type
- Banquet Facilities
- Business Center
- Childcare Services
- Disabled Facilities
- Fitness Center
- Golf Onsite Or Nearby
- Kids Club
- Meeting/conference Facilities
- Outdoor Pool
- Private Beach
- Shuttle Service
- Tennis Court
- Water Sports
- Wi-Fi In Public Areas
Premier Sea View Room
These spacious rooms of 590 square feet are naturally lit via floor-to-ceiling windows and bathrooms with a view. They feature a private balcony or a terrace, and they are fitted with a coffee table and a daybed that allows guests to enjoy the fresh air. The bedroom itself is appointed with a king-size bed or two twins, and the Arabian tropical design promotes a relaxing atmosphere. In the bathroom, there is a standalone tub and a refreshing rain shower.
Deluxe Sea View Room
Located in a quiet cove and overlooking the open ocean, these rooms of 495 square feet open up to the sea and are styled with brilliant fabrics and Arabian motifs paired with cooling hues and top-grade materials. The terrace is perfect for lounging, the bedroom is appointed with a king-size bed, and guests can enjoy the rain shower and soaking tub in the bathroom.
Covering just over 950 square feet, these open-plan living accommodations overlook the lagoon pool from their widows and daybed-equipped balcony. Floor-to-ceiling windows flood the suite with natural light. There is a separate living area filled with comfortable armchairs and a couch. The bedroom is separated from the living area by a lattice divider, and it is appointed with a king-size bed. The bathroom has a soaking tub and a separate rain shower, and there is also a walk-in closet.
Anantara Sea View Suite
Located on a quiet stretch of beach overlooking the Persian Gulf, the 818-square-foot Anantara Sea View Suites open up directly to the beach. Guests can decide to greet the waves directly or enjoy the ocean breezes from their outdoor terrace, complete with twin loungers. The suite itself has floor-to-ceiling windows, a living room, and a bedroom separated by a wall, as well as a luxurious bathroom. The living room has a couch, comfortable chairs, and a dining space, and the bedroom features a king-size bed and a built-in daybed. Inside the bathroom, guests can enjoy the separate rain shower and soaking tub.
Two Bedroom Sea View Pool Villa
Located in a quiet cove overlooking the Persian Gulf, these sunny villas include a private pool that comes complete with an outdoor shower, loungers, and even a poolside cabana where guests can dine. The suite itself has a dining room, a living room, and two bedrooms. One bedroom is appointed with a pair of twin beds and an ensuite bathroom. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, and the master bathroom is fitted with a large bathtub and a rainforest shower.
Two Bedroom Luxury Sea View Pool Villa
This villa is similar to the Two Bedroom Sea View Pool Villa, albeit with an additional 200 square feet worth of space. The additional space manifests itself in the form of a separate dining room and living room; the latter is appointed with a sofa and other relaxing furnishings. The two bedrooms have a king-size bed and a pair of twins, respectively.
Three Bedroom Overwater Villa
This floating sanctuary overlooks the ocean and the Doha skyline beyond. The accommodation’s main villa hosts two bedrooms and a private, overwater pool villa that is perfect for lounging under the sun or dining. This villa has a large central room that has a living space and a large dining table; a divider separates the two spaces. Both king bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms, each complete with a soaking bathtub and a separate rainforest shower. An overwater walkway connects the main villa to an auxiliary one, which also has a thatched-roof and is appointed with a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom fitted with a rainforest shower. In total, this accommodation covers an impressive 2,368 square feet.
Three Bedroom Sea View Pool Villa
As the resort's largest beach villa, this accommodation contains two king bedrooms and one twin, making it perfect for families. Both king bedrooms open up to the villa's private pool, which is right next to the beach and complete with a poolside cabana where guests can dine al-fresco. Everyone can gather together in either the living room or the dining room, and all the bedrooms offer their own ensuite bathrooms with a separate tub and rain shower.
Five Bedroom Anantara Overwater Villa
Covering 3,875 square feet, this massive accommodation is composed of two auxiliary overwater villas, both with a king bedroom and rainforest shower-fitted ensuite bathroom, and a main overwater villa with three master bedrooms, a terrace, and a spacious living room. The terrace overlooks the sea and boasts plenty of lounge space with a private infinity pool. The living room is divided into separate spaces for dining and lounging, and three master bedrooms all have ensuite bathrooms complete with rainforest showers and large soaking tubs. A village host oversees this villa.
The island’s professional bowling alley is festively designed with bright colors and flatscreen televisions that keep track of score. There are a wide variety of bowling shoes and balls available, ensuring that everyone can find the right equipment to shine on the lanes.
Guests to the resort's 20-seat theater can sink into plush chairs and enjoy the facility's next-generation movie technology. Blankets, soft drinks, and popcorn are all available.
The resort's Fitness Center is equipped with a range of machines and weight stations, and floor-to-ceiling windows flood the space with light. There are also certified professionals on hand, and personal training is available upon request.
Bordered by manicured tropical vegetation, the resort's nine-hole putting course makes for a great way to relax. There is also a learning program for beginners, which is well-suited for younger guests and families.
Kids and Teens Clubs
Staffed with professionals, these clubs are a lively den of games, movies, and books. There are also babysitters on hand if parents want an adults-only evening.
The resort's spacious spa offers a wide array of treatments that draw inspiration from both Doha’s ancient tribal roots and Western healing practices. The spa has four single treatment suites, each fitted with a steam room, three couple suites, and one Thai massage suite. Spaces have white walls, intricate tilework, and they overlook the ocean. There are also Moroccan and Turkish hammams, an indoor pool, and various other facilities, such as an ice well, a sauna, a Jacuzzi, and a steam room. In addition to massages, guests can enjoy private facial treatments, manicures, and pedicures.
These pools are designed specifically to help guests learn how to surf in a controlled, supervised environment. There are two surfing lanes, and the waves can be adjusted to suit any skill level.
The resort has four swimming pools that, in total, cover more than 107,500 square feet. The lagoon pool, which spreads along a golden strip of beach, is the center of the island's action. Guests can enjoy all-day refreshments poolside, and there is also a children's pool complete with slides.
The resort’s synthetic grass tennis court is available day and night. Personal coaching sessions can be arranged on request.
Dramatically perched at the water's edge, Al Nahham encourages guests to explore local flavors and spices within an iconic thatched pavilion or on a surrounding deck. There is a selection of mezze from around the region, and Shishas are also available, which are a perfect way to end an evening under the stars.
With show kitchens, live cooking stations, and changing buffet themes, Azraq presents exciting world flavors. The buffet is open for breakfast, and guests can enjoy a selection of a la carte dishes for lunch and dinner, in addition to buffet options.
Q Lounge & Restaurant
This overwater restaurant, which is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, is a must for lovers of Indian cuisine. Its menu includes Tawa Paneer Khurchan, Mushroom Malai, Baingan Bharta, Ghee Roast Lamb, Prawn Vindaloo, and Butter Chicken, just to name a few, and there are also some international favorites. After dinner, guests can enjoy an icy mocktail or sweet shisha.
With magnificent, soaring architecture and a distinct backdrop, Riva makes for an excellent place to savor Italian flavors served up fresh with panache. Riva guests can dine indoors or on the outdoor garden terrace that overlooks the gulf, and family-oriented pizza-making classes are held during the day.
This restaurant offers a 1960s American diner experience in Doha, complete with booths and burgers. There are also shakes, which are available in signature Oreo, Rocky Road, and mint chocolate chip flavors.
This cozy café offers sweet and savory pastries, donuts, customized cakes for special occasions, and the resort's "signature hot chocolate with creamy marshmallows." There are also some healthy meals available here.
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