Breakfast like a King with the lavish breakfast selection offered at
Mado Turkey in Porto Arabia, 20 La Croisette. Choose from a wide range of fresh Turkish dishes such as cheeses, olives, salads, home-made jams, and various options of omelets.
Maybe still suffering from jet lag? Treat yourself to a
relaxing mid-morning beach time and head over to the
Marsa Malaz Kempinski Hotel. You can bask under the Arabian sun at the exquisite 5-star Marsa Malaz coastline; the perfect backdrop to a beautiful day. Enjoy a full day’s pass for
Once rejuvenated, an afternoon of
shopping is a must for every visitor! On the retail front, the precinct of
Porto Arabia has approximately 80,000 square meters of space, bustling with globally recognized upscale retail stores such as Emporio Armani, Philipp Plein, Stella McCartney, Elie Saab and Agent Provocateur to name a few.
Medina Centrale – known as the Town Center of the Island - adds a further 60,000 square meters of retail, and
Qanat Quartier approximately 30,000 square meters with up and coming outlets. So get your comfortable shoes on and get shopping!
With all that shopping on offer, stop to refuel with a
late lunch or an early dinner at one of the many dining outlets in Porto Arabia. Choose from a host of
international cuisines such as:
• Japanese: Junko - 14 La Croisette
• Lebanese: Burj Al Hamam - 01 La Croisette
• French: Le Relais de l'Entrecote - 01 La Croisette
• Italian: Carluccio’s - 18 La Croisette
• Egyptian: Si El Sayed - 12 La Croisette
As the sun goes down, take in the sights of the Island and its surroundings onboard a traditional
dhow (boat). Setting sail from Porto Arabia’s marina, Ronautica Middle East offers a leisurely cruise on a classic and beautiful dhow, with views of West Bay, the Corniche and the Museum of Islamic Art.
Tour tickets are QR60per person (children under 15 QR40 and under 3 years go free!)
On arrival back to the Island, take a leisurely evening stroll from Porto Arabia to Medina Centrale, where you have the option of numerous dessert cafes such as:
• Dip N Dip
• Forty Fruity
• Camille's Ice Cream
And to wash it all down with, drinking a cup of Karak is a must! Known as the traditional hot beverage of the Middle East, sample the delights of this drink from Karaki in Medina Centrale.
As the night draws in, you can start to
unwind for the rest of the evening with a trip to the movies. Located in
Medina Centrale, Novo Cinemas - the Middle East’s largest chain of cinemas – provides a complete entertainment experience with cutting-edge cinema technology and luxury premium facilities. The flagship facility at The Pearl-Qatar boasts standout features that include 1,456 seats over 10 state-of-the-art screens and a specialized 7-star screen with all the trimmings.
Still going strong?
For the revelers who can carry on, good news is that you still don’t have to leave The Pearl in order to continue throughout the night. If you head back to Marsa Malaz Kempinski Hotel, there are various nightspots that cater for different musical tastes. Within the hotel, is Illusions; a place which promises a night of mystery, intrigue and cabaret style entertainment, and just slightly separated from the main hotel are three fine dining restaurants each housing their very own night time offerings: • Toro Toro • Antica Pesa • Nozomi
With all this entertainment and host of activities available at The Pearl-Qatar, it just leaves one cautious thing to mention: Just don't miss the plane.