Al Jassasiya Beach Qatar is a hidden quiet gem of a beach with relatively easy access. It features clear water and amazing sand and hence is perfect for a quiet beach-day with swimming and relaxing.
The best way to Jassasiya Beach
Drive north on Shamal Road and take Exit 66 and continue to the right. After about 3 km turn left at the signal and drive until you see a big palace on the right hand side. After the palace you can see some mangroves and the beach behind. In order to get to the beach side of the mangroves, continue until you reach a big white wall surrounding a private residence. Drive along the right side of that wall and make a sharp left turn (but be careful of oncoming cars) until you reach the beginning of the beach. If you drive a sedan park on the left near the wall. If you have a good 4×4 and experience with driving in sand, continue along the beach.
Mangroves, Maldives-like beach, shallow water, nice view
The crescent shaped white beach is perfect for a little getaway. The sand is perfectly white and soft and the shallow water makes this a great beach for families with kids. Mangroves behind the beach provide a pleasant green backdrop and made us forget to be in a desert country. This is as close to the Maldives you can get, when visiting a natural beach in Qatar.
Swim, relax, picnic, sand-castles and wade for crabs and shells
You can swim if you walk out into the turquoise water that gets deeper gently. The fine sand makes Jassasiya beach a great beach for building sand-castles and chilling out. If you still want to be active, the little channel leading into the mangroves behind the beach invites to wade and look for crabs and shells.
Best time to go:
Because this beach is inaccessible for caravans, it is possible to find an empty bit even on weekends in summer or winter. The nearby Beach just north of the walled residence is usually crowded and best to be avoided, if you want to enjoy peace and quietness.
Facilities at Jassasiya Beach Qatar
There are no facilities at Jassasiya Beach Qatar. Bring everything you need for a fun day at the beach, including:
- sun protection lotion
- plenty of water
- a charged cell-phone to call for help if needed
Ideas to combine with Jassasiya Beach Qatar
If you feel adventurous and the weather is bearable you can combine your trip to Jassasiya Beach with a visit to the Jassasiya Rock Carvings nearby. Please bring trash-bags and take out everything you bring in. In other words leave this beautiful place better than you found it! This is one of the most beautiful beaches in Qatar and your contribution to maintaining it is important. What makes Jassasiya Beach offbeat?
- less crowded than the other beaches in the area
- no caravans are able to ruin the view
- crystal clear water and clean beach
- small mangrove area that can be viewed from the dry sand of the beach