The weekend is here again, with plenty of fantastic options for enjoying yourself in and around Doha. Here are five of our top picks:
- Get Into Your Best Black and Whites for the Biggest Party in Town: Fri 30 August
The Coco Latté Rocca parties are back with a bang! The first of the season is the Monochrome party this Friday night, featuring London DJ Kinky D, who is being flown by Coco Latté airline sponsor Emirates especially for the occasion. Entry is free for party people dressed in black and white, so start coordinating your perfect outfit now! And, even better, you can win a VIP package courtesy of Ahlan! Qatar and Coco Latté which includes fast track entry for four people, welcome drinks, a reserved table and an exclusive four hour DJ mix by Kinky D electronically delivered to the winner. Details on how to win are on Ahlan! Qatar’s Facebook page, so get onto it!
INFO: Free entry for those wearing black & white, otherwise QR50, doors open 8pm, Fri 30 Aug, Rocca at Grand Hyatt Doha, 7021 8096 or 4448 1277, www.facebook.com/cocolattelondon/events
- Splash Out and Party by the Pool at Sealine Beach Resort: Thurs 29 August
There’s nothing like a pool party to welcome in the weekend, so head out to Sealine Beach Resort for some serious good times this Thursday night. The Summer Splash Pool Party at the Grill Pool will rock to a cosmopolitan line-up of female DJs, Djane Smitz from Mauritius, Amy B from New Zealand and Laura Love from the UK, pumping out the tunes pool-side until the wee hours of Friday morning. Entry is strictly for those 21 or over, so make sure you take your ID if you’re fresh-faced.
INFO: Tickets are QR75 for girls, QR 150 for guys (Doha Rocks Cafe, Virgin Megastore at Villaggio and Landmark, or http://tickets.virginmegastore.me),QR250 on the door, 9 pm to 2 am Thurs 29 Aug, Sealine Beach Resort, through Mesaeed City, around 40 minutes drive from Doha, 4476 5247, 6622 8344 or 5550 3697
- Get Your Groove On at Crystal with DJ Masterstepz, Friday 30 August
One of the UK’s best-known DJs will be at Crystal to provide the soundtrack to your perfect Friday night. British DJ Masterstepz, a club DJ and former radio DJ on London urban music station Choice FM, will be setting the dance floor alight from 10pm until 2am, but get in early and you can get the party started with Chill out & Happy Hour featuring DJ Suzee X from 7pm.
INFO: Crystal at W Doha Hotel, West Bay, 4453 5135, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.whoteldoha.com
- Be a Fashionista over Brunch: Friday 30 August
In a nod to the upcoming fashion weeks in London and New York, The Grill at the Grand Hyatt is playing host to the most fashionable brunch in Doha this Friday. The hotel, Coco Latté and Trinity Talent Qatar have joined forces to create a chic brunching experience, complete with runway shows featuring models wearing clothes from talented local designers. There will be a luxurious buffet and music by DJ Santiago Vittorelli, so glam up and enjoy!
INFO: QR280 with soft drinks, QR395 with special beverage package, 12.30pm to 4pm, Fri 30 Aug, 4448 1240, www.facebook.com/cocolattelondon/event
- Enjoy a Good Old-Fashioned Roast, Sat 31 August
Saturday is a good day to sit back, relax and let somebody else take care of the cooking. How about a scrumptious beef, lamb or chicken roast with Yorkshire puddings and all the trimmings? The Admiral's Club at the Ritz-Carlton puts the roast on every Saturday evening, so head down and forget about the washing up.
INFO: QR120, 6pm-10pm every Sat, 4484 8663, email@example.com, www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/Doha/Dining/AdmiralClub/Default.htm
Have a fantastic weekend!