The Pearl-Qatar

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Completely man-made, this real estate development welcomes foreign guests to set up homes or enjoy five-star hotels, restaurants and other amenities.

The Pearl-Qatar neighborhood of Doha was constructed on a former pearl-diving site, recognizing the importance that the pearl industry has had in Qatar’s economic history. Visit today to see how investment in this ambitious island development has created a new gem for the country. Visit The Pearl-Qatar to see how the community has a dozen separate residential precincts with specific architectural styles, giving residents and visitors the sense of being immersed in other cultures.

For an Italian feel, visit the Qanat Quartier, which is modeled on Venice’s watery design, complete with 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) of canals with footbridge crossings. Look for the Replica Rialto Bridge, based on one of Venice’s most famous sites.

Stay in a five-star hotel on an islet in the Costa Malaz area, which offers a tropical beach setting. Stroll around the overall development’s circular marina to admire hundreds of luxurious yachts.

Come to Medina Centrale, which features a Mediterranean theme. This is the development’s primary retail center, with 130 widely varying shops as well as play spaces for kids. With large plazas, illuminated fountains and seasonal pedestrian-only streets, this area hosts many popular events including car shows and Family Fun Fridays.

The Porto Arabia precinct offers 24-hour shopping and dining, with a warmly lit boardwalk overlooking the water. For the ultimate in residential luxury, the Isola Dana area has nine private islands.

Across the entire Pearl-Qatar development, dining options include Afro-Portuguese, American, Asian, European, Indian, Latin, Lebanese, Mexican, Oriental, Qatari cuisine and numerous coffee shops, fast-food spots and casual cafés.

Travel to The Pearl-Qatar by car from the Hamad International Airport in about 30 minutes. Consider stopping at several areas west of the islands before or after your visit, including the Katara Cultural Village and Katara Beach. From The Pearl-Qatar, look north across the water to the tall buildings and ongoing construction of the new city of Lusail.

Hilton Doha The Pearl
Hilton Doha The Pearl
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