The daytime is probably not the best time to meet girls, as most of the people in the city are busy. There are a lot of tourists on the beach. Surprisingly, normal bikini bathing suits are allowed. Thus, the each provides some sort of interaction between makes and females, but you still have to be very careful not to appear sexual to females.
Best Places to Meet Girls
Unfortunately, access to the beach is reserved for beach club members, which means you will have to pay a fee to access these clubs. It is worth the money, though. The alternative is to attend small public beaches, but these have no girls and they have become increasingly littered over the years. Moral of this story: pay for a club and you get access to girls. The best clubs to visit are:
- Pearl Lounge at Marriot
- Belgian Cafe at InterContinental
- The Terrace at Four Seasons
- Dunes at Grand Hyatt
- Backyard at Sheraton
- Rise at Mondrian
Other than the beach, the mall is also another venue to find girls. Arabs have a fantastic shopping culture – and fantastic means that they spend a lot of money on luxury goods. It is a cultural norm to showcase your wealth through purchasing luxury clothes and items. Thus, you will find a few girls hanging out at the mall. It’s a focal point of the culture. Try the following malls in Doha:
- Villagio Mall
- Lagoona Mall
- City Centre Mall
Tips for Nighttime
Your chances of hooking up during the night are actually pretty good, despite the country’s historic ties with Islamic religion. There are lots of things to do, places to visit and people to meet. Moreover, there is a great mix of foreigners and locals to interact with. As one of the more lenient countries in the middle East, Qatar does is recon free allow for night clubs and bars to sell alcohol. There are two rules:
Being an Arab nation, most of the clubs have a dress code that is smart-casual. This is just a natural extension of the culture’s quest for status through wealth. Stick to these guidelines and you are guaranteed a good night out in one of the world’s wealthiest cities.
Important Note: some of the clubs may have a gender segregation policy. This means that men are required to dance in a separate area to women and vice versa. These clubs will usually have a couple’s section, so you may find a way to use this to your advantage.
Best Nightclubs to Meet Girls
The city centre is the only place where you can find night clubs. This is due to a governmental restriction on clubs outside of the main hotel district; thus, all the nightclubs are within the hotels themselves. This has a few implications, the most important being the expenses involved with alcohol, the many tourists in the vicinity and the volume of prostitutes night clubs attract. Thus, the best option is probably to have some sort of pre-drinks at home before heading out. Also, be aware that some of the girls you will meet are prostitutes. They are easily recognizable because they will ask you for money sometime during the night; however, you don’t want to waste your time on a hooker.
While the nightlife is not as good as it could be, the industry is definitely on the rise. Here are a few great clubs to try in Doha: