Honeymoons in Qatar

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Qatar Overview

Qatar is an Islamic state rich in attractions for those seeking a holiday with a difference. It boasts kilometers of stunning sandy beaches with lapping warm waters making it the ideal place for water sports. The cosmopolitan capital city of Doho is home to the largest shopping mall in the Middle East or you can take time to explore the traditional souk. Alternatively, take the opportunity to witness a camel race or discover the natural beauty of the desert on a jeep safari. The hospitable nature of the people of Qatar will make a trip here very welcoming.

Key Facts for Qatar

Currency: Riyal

Language: Arabic

Capital: Doha

Flight time: 15 hours from Sydney

When to Honeymoon in Qatar

When to go:
Qatar has a desert climate of hot, dry summers and mild winters. The best time to visit is November, or late February to March, when it is cooler and less windy

Flight Information:
Qatar is approx 7 hours from London with direct flights operated by Qatar Airways

Qatari Riyal

21 day visas are issued on arrival and cost Qatari Riyals 55 (approximately £8)

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Getting Married in Qatar

Many couples are now considering weddings abroad in Qatar and if it's luxury and sunshine which are at the top of your list, then this could be the perfect choice for you. This tiny State has luxury in abundance with its sophisticated and stylish hotels and it's state of the art modern architecture. It also has a lot of charm and a fascinating history which can be seen in it's mosques and old forts, as well as it's traditional souqs and dhows. In addition there are many cities to visit, which are all quite different, from the cosmopolitan capital, Doha, to the quaint Al Khor with it's picturesque harbour. With an array of modern and stylish hotels which can play host your your wedding, as well as provide you with accommodation if you decide to stay on for your honeymoon, Qatar will reward you with some unforgettable memories and experiences to cherish for years to come.

Marriage Requirements


There are several legalities to adhere to when getting married in Qatar and your consulate will be able to advise you. The documentation required is valid passports, full birth certificates and a completed marriage application form. You will also need to provide a Decree Absolute if either of you has been divorced. After the ceremony the Marriage Certificate needs to be registered with the Ministry of justice. For more information visit http://www.qatarvisitor.com/index.php?cID=414&pID=1599

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