Al Safliya Island is an island located off the coast of Doha, the capital city of Qatar. The island is located 3 miles north of Ras Abu Aboud. A popular tourist destination among locals, journey by boat from Doha takes roughly 30 to 40 minutes.
Al Safliya Island is about 2 miles long east to west, very narrow, and curves with the northern side of the Doha Port; it is low, sandy and has clusters of grass. The northern reef projects 1 ½ miles southeastward from the island; it is mainly sand, and outside the entrance trends northeastward and northward for some miles.
Al Safliya Island in Qatar is a barren island with no facilities. One needs to bring their own things in order to enjoy at the island. Along the southern beach of the island, one can find wooden umbrellas to relax and chill in the sun. Dustbins can be found at the islands but do not expect any restroom facilities. The water of the island is clear and one can expect great adventurous activities here which makes this island one of the best islands in Qatar. Jet skiing, swimming, paddle boarding and banana boat ride are some of the thrilling adventures to try on the Al Safliya Island, Qatar.