Ramadan retreat at Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton Doha occupies an exclusive island in West Bay Lagoon

THE Holy Month of Ramadan is a magical time for young and old alike, and the perfect time to come together with family and friends at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha.

With an award-winning spa and a host of recreational facilities to complement the numerous culinary venues from Italian signature restaurant Porcini to the French fine dining restaurant La Mer, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha offers the perfect gateway either for a weekend stay or extended summer holidays.

The Ramadan retreat package starts at QR985 ($270) per room, per night in a single deluxe room and includes overnight stay as well as the choice of either sunset  iftar at The Lagoon restaurant or sohour at the tent in Al Wosail ballroom.

The festive and grand Ramadan tent at Al Wosail ballroom offers the sounds of Lebanese musicians and the very best of regional and international cuisine, together with Arabic bread baked on the spot. Featured throughout Ramadan is also a traditional Arabic souk, displaying gifts such as handmade Middle Eastern carpets, jewelry boxes and local Arabic crafts available for guests to purchase for friends and family.

The package is valid throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan, excluding Eid, and subject to rate and room availability at the time of booking. Advance reservation is required.

Soaring 115 m above Qatar’s sea and desert landscape, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is an impressive symbol of the nation’s emergence as a destination for travellers to the Middle East. The 374-room, five-star hotel fuses contemporary styling with classic Arabic and European design. Located on its own exclusive island in the prestigious West Bay Lagoon district, the hotel has sweeping views, which overlook the turquoise blue waters of the Arabian Gulf.