Located north of Doha’s West Bay and spanning 38 sq km, the vision is for the city to be a blend of residential and commercial neighbourhoods, including 22 hotels, golf courses and an amusement park; with many connected services listed to support the project, such as intelligent street lighting, watering, and a smart grid to manage the electrical network.
Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) welcomes new hotels including the Fairmont & Raffles Lusail Hotels and Residences Qatar. This project, resulting from the partnership between Katara Hospitality and Accor, is set to become a flagship address, not only for Qatar, but for the Middle East.
The city will also welcome the seventh Hilton hotel to open in the region, the Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas, located 84 km from the capital, Doha. The resort is set across 3.5 km of private beaches and features and spacious beach villas, each with private pools and gardens for a secluded getaway.
Active families seeking adventure can explore the Desert Falls Water & Adventure Park; sprawling 57,000 sq m and features 28 slides and rides, including torrent rivers, surfing dunes and whizzard mat racing. Those wanting to stay dry can get a thrill from go-karting and laser tag.
Outside of Abu Samra, the Zulal Wellness Resort is set to be the largest wellness destination in the country and the first wellness centre offering traditional Arabic medicine (TAIM). The resort will be located in the north of Qatar and will offer treatments and facilities for sun-seeking families or couples looking to escape to the Arabian dunes.
The concept of Lusail City has progressed in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030 and continues to strengthen Qatar’s extensive tourism development strategy as the country works to diversify and build upon its offering for visitors.