The Single Girl’s Survival guide to Valentine’s Day in Qatar

So what if the only Valentine you get is from your Mum? You don’t need a partner to have a rocking good night out in Doha
ByDawn GibsonTuesday , 11 February 2014
The Single Girl’s Survival guide to Valentine’s Day in Qatar
Black Valentine's on 13 February is expected to be a night to remember

BLACK VALENTINE
Where:
Hive at Intercontinental Doha The City
Why Go? Glam up and dance to a cool European DJ
All the single ladies – you’ll be too busy on the dance floor to worry about flowers at this Valentine’s Eve party on Thursday 13 February. Romanian DJ Catalin will be on the bridge to keep you partying.

INFO: QR100, 9pm-2am Thu 13 Feb, Intercontinental Doha The City, West Bay, 4015 8888, doharestaurants@ihg.com, www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels

PARTY ON AT THE RED BALL
Where: Rocca Terrace at Grand Hyatt Doha
Why Go? Awesome house music and a great party
This will be the party to be seen at, so wear your slickest outfit. London DJ Katie Smiles will keep you on the floor until the wee hours as Doha’s club crowd comes out to play for this Coco Latté event.
INFO: QR100 (includes two drink vouchers), 10pm-2am Fri 14 Feb, Grand Hyatt Doha, West Bay Lagoon, 7021 8096, www.facebook.com/GrandHyattDoha

VALENTINE’S LATE BRUNCH
Where: The Doha Marriott Pool Terrace
Why Go? Scrummy food, good tunes and heaps of singles!
If you’re looking for a fun, party atmosphere with gourmet food included, the late brunch is the go. Pace yourself through the various food stations, nibble on cute cupcakes and heart-shaped cookies, then get down with awesome London DJ Kinky D. 

INFO: QR380, including drinks and bubbly, 6.30pm-10.30pm Fri 14 Feb, Doha Marriott, Ras Abu Aboud St, 4429 8499, www.facebook.com/DohaMarriottHotel

HAVE A SPA DAY
Where:
Glow American Salon
Since Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year, it’s the perfect excuse to indulge in a little pampering! Glow has some gorgeous options for luxurious me-time – try a one hour hot stone aromatherapy massage followed by a peppermint masque mani and a Glow signature pedi! 

INFO: QR250 aroma hot stone massage, QR120 peppermint masque manicure, QR95 Glow signature pedicure, Glow Salwa Rd or West Bay Lagoon St, 11am-8pm Fri, 10am-7pm Sat-Sun, Tue-Thu, closed Mon, Salwa Road 6686 4221, West Bay Lagoon St: 6686-7220, www.glowamericansalon.com

FROM CRYSTAL WITH LOVE
Where:
Crystal at W Doha
Why Go? The return of DJ Masterstepz
British DJ Masterstepz is coming back to Doha and we’re loving it! The London club and radio DJ will play a signature mix of house, R&B, hip hop, reggae and dancehall garage. Crystal resident DJ Waylon Pereira will be delivering the opening set.

INFO: QR200, 10pm-late Fri 14 Feb, strictly reservation and guest list only, W Doha, West Bay, 4453 3135, www.crystaldoha.com