* New elements to be launched to wider audiences over coming months
Salwa Beach Resort has partially opened with a small number of highly luxurious beach villas, Katara Hospitality has announced.
Hilton’s new beach resort and Qatar’s new major leisure destination, located 84km from Doha, will also launch several other elements and facilities that will be accessible to a wider audience in the coming months.

Salwa Beach Resort is Qatar’s new major leisure destination

Nesma Lounge hotel lobby

Lavish and spacious accommodation

A section of the waterpark

In a press statement Friday, Katara Hospitality said the resort, which spreads across 3.5km of picturesque private beaches, has opened with two-, three- and four-bedroom beach villas with private pools, gardens and scenic terrace. These are “lavish and spacious”, measuring from 318sq m to 1,353sq m in size.
Salwa Beach Resort is also offering an exclusive guests’ preview of some waterpark attractions, such as the King Cobra slide, Ship Kids’ Pool and the Waterfall Pool, between 3pm and 6pm daily. In-villa dining menus are available round the clock.
“Over the coming months, many other elements of the extensive resort will be launched one by one, extending facilities that will be accessible to a wider audience,” the statement noted. These include the following:

* 246 deluxe rooms and suites (Hilton Hotel) with wonderful sea and garden views, providing a wider variety of accommodation to welcome more guests.
* Over 20 restaurants offering the finest cuisine, such as the locally inspired all-day dining restaurant Souk Kitchen, the vibrant Dante Cucina Italiana, the fashionably stylish Octa seafood restaurant and lounge, Miss Wong Chinese restaurant and others.
* Arabian Village with 31 secluded villas reflecting traditional Arabian architecture, with the authentic Arabic restaurant Levantine at its heart.
* Outdoor swimming pools set among beautifully landscaped gardens.
* Eforea Spa, which offers 2,800sq m of relaxation and wellbeing over two floors.
* Marina with 56 berths.
* A meeting centre with a ballroom for large weddings and conference and a selection of versatile, well-equipped meeting rooms.
* Salwa Beach Resort will also launch to the public the Desert Falls Water & Adventure Park, offering 57,000sq m of fun. It has 28 slides and rides, including Spinning Rapids, Superbowl, lazy and torrent rivers, surfing dunes, Whizzard mat racing and many additional attractions such as cliff jumping and diving experiences, go-karting track and laser tag.
* The resort will also open the Salwa Sports Academy, featuring training facilities, football pitches and multi-purpose playing courts, as well as a sports bar, The League.