Posted on January 04, 2020

January 2020 is a very special month for Banana Island Resort Doha as it will be celebrating its 5th anniversary. The first of its kind resort in the region due to its strategic location, overwater villa concept and the stunning views overlooking the turquoise Arabian Gulf waters, has lined up an array of offers to celebrate the occasion.

During January 2020, there will be five exceptional reasons to celebrate with Banana Island Resort Doha, where the number "five" will be the lucky number to mark the 5th anniversary. Guests celebrating their 5th wedding anniversary (marriage certificate is mandatory) or their 5th  birthday (birth Certificate is mandatory) or their 5th stay at the resort (previous reservation is mandatory) will enjoy complimentary in room celebration set up, 25% off in the exclusive private dining experience in extraordinary settings by Design, 15% off at Spice Spoon Classes for couples where they can explore their favourite dishes, and learn to create them from scratch. In addition, guests will receive a complimentary cake when dining in the outlet of choice in the island.

Moreover, guests booking their stays from January 1 to 30 through the resort’s official website, will automatically enter the raffle draw for a chance to win two nights stay in our luxurious properties in key destinations of Oman and Thailand. In addition, all guests and visitors of  Banana Island Resort will have the opportunity to win one of the "5" "Hello Beautiful Weather" day pass for two when they follow the resort’s Instagram account @bananaislandresort, post a photo or video of your happiest times at the resort using the hashtag #MemoriesMadeAtBanana during January 2020. Moreover, in-house guests booking a table of five during January 2020, to dine at the resort’s renowned restaurants Riva, Azraq, Al Nahham or Q Lounge will get 25% discount.

Banana Island Resort Doha set 2 [].jpgOn this occasion, Mr. Husam Malki, General Manager of Banana Island Resort Doha said, “We are delighted to celebrate this special occasion with our guests and visitors who are the real reason behind our success. It is with a great sense of fulfillment that we celebrate our 5th anniversary and move into the 6th year of operation. We are proud of our accomplishments over the period whereby we achieved a qualitative transfer in the local hospitality industry due to our exceptional location and the upscale level of services we provide to all our guests.”

Mr. Husam further said, “I would like to express my sincere appreciation to our management, partners and team members for their unwavering commitment to excellence, as well as to our esteemed guests for choosing our resort and helping make it one of Qatar’s distinguished destination for families and tourists. Our insatiable ambition is what keeps us moving forward to achieve lasting results and this is evident from the high levels of occupancy we achieved throughout the year and steady annual growth.”

Banana Island Resort Doha offers guests a taste of traditional Qatari hospitality and a unique resort experience, It is a paradise sanctuary with world class facilities and limitless activities providing relaxation and adventure, wellness and pure indulgence. To add excitement to the mix, Banana Island Resort offers visitors a vast choice of activities to inspire, relax and thrill at the resort’s recreation center. Both above and below the water, the center offers guests an endless leisure activity; such as a fully equipped fitness center, surf and swimming pools, children and teen clubs, and a range of sports activities. In addition, the resort boasts the first wellness center of its kind in the Middle East, its own helicopter pad, marina, and dive center.

Eight dining options at the resort offer a mouthwatering choice of Middle Eastern, Italian and International cuisines, to be savoured at spectacular locations all around the island from the marina, poolside, by the shoreline and on over water decks with tranquil views and soft sea breezes. The resort’s dedicated Balance Wellness Centre offers holistic programmes for relaxation, detox, de-stress and radiance, fitness, weight management, yoga and alternative therapy, as well as pre- and post-natal and anti-ageing journeys.

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After opening in early 2015, Banana Island Resort Doha has been raising the benchmark for luxury in hospitality. In 2019, the resort was bestowed with international awards, adding further to the list of global accolades. Among the notable awards won by the resort includes the TripAdvisor Top 25 Hotels for Families Middle East, Resort of the Year 2019 – Qatar by Travel & Hospitality Awards, Award for Excellence in Fine Dining 2019” from Corporate Vision Magazine’s 2019 Corporate Excellence Awards,  Recommended Hotel” rating from Forbes Travel guide, “World’s Best Hotel in Qatar” by Travel Plus Leisure magazine, Qatar’s ‘Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2019’ from World Travel Awards, Best Luxury Hotel & Spa 2019” award during the Business Excellence Awards 2019, Luxury Spa of the Year – Qatar award from Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2019.

World Spa Awards 2019. In addition, the resort was also named winner as Qatar’s Best Hotel Spa at World Spa Awards 2019, while Ohlala Spa & Wellness Awards 2019 saw the resort bag the award for Favourite Beach Club, Best Wellness Spa and ­­Favourite Body Reshaping – Balance Wellness. The achievements continued with Luxury Spa’s 2020 Conde Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence honouring the resort with Best Spa Facilities – Asia, indian Ocean & Middle East.