Qatar Airways & Our Habitas unite to launch ‘Our Habitas Ras Abrouq’

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Qatar Airways Group and Our Habitas have officially launched a luxury resort nestled on the West Coast of Qatar next to the Al Reem UNESCO-Designated Biosphere Reserve.

Located about one hour’s drive from Hamad International Airport in Doha, the resort features unspoiled views of the Arabian Gulf, spectacular golden sunsets along with an exciting blend of art, culture, music, wellness, and adventure programs.

“Our Habitas Ras Abrouq” is the latest hospitality offering by Dhiafatina, the hospitality subsidiary of the Qatar Airways group which has a growing portfolio of local and International hotel properties and spas. Currently, Dhiafatina owns or operates several local hotels such as the Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha, the Oryx Hotel at Hamad International Airport, and the Oryx Garden Hotel.

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Badr Mohammed Al-Meer
CEO – Qatar Airways

“Our Habitas Ras Abrouq is a breathtakingly beautiful Qatari desert destination and now travelers across the Qatar Airways global network can experience this landscape in a unique way when they fly to Doha. We are working with Our Habitas to unlock the future of travel by curating one-of-a-kind, innovative, travel experiences.”

Our Habitas co-founder and chief executive, Oliver Ripley said that, “We believe that people are changing the way in which they choose to travel, seeking meaningful connection with places, culture, nature, and each other, this resort welcomes global travelers to discover Qatar, its culture, and immerse themselves where the desert meets the sea inside a UNESCO biosphere.”

According to the statement, HE Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani along with VIP guests, media, designers, and artists were present at an opening ceremony to showcase the distinctive hospitality venture that promises a unique experience.

The area stands out due to its unusual landscape of white cliffs and beautiful geological forms yielding a captivating view of the Qatari desert. The resort’s one-to-four-bedroom villas, each with private pools and large outdoor decks, overlook the Arabian Gulf.

Qatar Airways Group partners with Our Habitas
Our Habitas Ras Abrouq

Internationally acclaimed artist Richard Serra’s public art installation, the East-West/West-East sculpture commissioned by Qatar Museums Authority, is 1.6km from the resort. Qatar Museums has also been working alongside Qatar Airways Group contributing a unique perspective and a creative, cultural element.

The desert resort also features an on-site restaurant, Qissa, a terrace lounge, a beach club, a wellness center, a state-of-the-art gym, a water sports adventure hub, an infinity swimming pool, and padel tennis courts.

Our Habitas Ras Abrouq offers travelers the opportunity to immerse themselves in various workshops and activities which include pottery, restorative sunrise yoga, breathwork, sound ceremonies, calligraphy, and al sadu weaving workshops. Adventure seekers can also take part in exhilarating water sports such as kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, padel tennis, mountain biking, hiking, desert exploration, and survival training.

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