entrance to west bay beach in doha qatar

West Bay Beach (WBB) Doha: What you need to know

Are you looking for a beach to go to centrally located in the heart of Doha? West Bay Beach (WBB) is one of the seaside destinations that residents and tourists go to in Qatar so that they can bask under the sun and enjoy the waters of the Arabian Gulf.

When did WBB open?

WBB along with B12 Beach Club and Doha Sands was opened by Qatar Tourism a few days before the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

The three beach clubs each feature a host of amenities like food courts, beach & water sports, toilets and changing rooms, sun loungers, children’s playgrounds, and more.

What are the facilities you can find in West Bay Beach?

  • Beach volleyball court
  • Children’s playground
  • Toilets and changing rooms
  • Outdoor shower
  • Sunbeds and umbrellas
  • Bean bags and Projector screen
  • Jet skis, banana boat, and boats for rent
  • Ice bath
  • In June 2023, WBB recently introduced tents that can be rented for QR 50 each.
  • Inflatable playground (every Friday and Saturday 8 am to 11 pm)

West Bay Beach restaurants

There are a few dining options near the entrance overlooking the beach. The food trucks/kiosks are in front of dining tables and chairs (with umbrellas) that are set on a wooden platform above the sand.

  • Paul (Bakery & Cafe)
  • Oakberry
  • Nostalgia Catering
  • Fill n Chill
  • Jolly Pops
  • MiniMelts
  • Meza Mania
  • The Icy Kart

West Bay Beach FAQ

How much is the entrance fee for West Bay Beach Qatar this 2024?

The entrance fee is QR 30 per person (weekdays) which includes free use of sunbed and umbrella. Children under 12 years old are free to enter. The weekend entrance fee is QR 45 per person.

West Bay Beach Opening Hours

As of April 2024, WBB is open from 8 AM to 12 midnight (weekends) and 8 AM to 11 PM (weekdays). Swimming ends at 5:30 PM.

Do you need to reserve beforehand?

WBB is open for walk-ins only on a first-come, first-served basis.

Where is West Bay Beach located?

It’s along Diplomatic Street in West Bay, Doha, near the French Embassy. You can find it in Google Maps by typing WBB. Click here for West Bay Beach GPS location.

Is West Bay Beach pet-friendly?

Yes, you can bring your pets with you. You can message WBB on Instagram if you have more queries regarding their pet policy.

What are the beach rules?

  • Any kind of swimsuit is allowed
  • No alcohol
  • No fire and barbecue
  • No shisha
  • No drones
  • No motorized scooters/bikes

What are the events held at WBB Doha?

There are different events held at the beach like live music, art workshops, fitness classes, movie screenings, sports events and more. Make sure to check WBB on Instagram for the updates on latest events happening.

Other beaches in Qatar you can explore

If you want to check out Al Safliya Island, here are some tour options:

Darlene is currently on the road again and traveling full-time after being an expat/overseas Filipino worker in Qatar. She's rediscovering what it means to travel solo and in her 30s while working on her blogs.