From star gazing and sand sculpting to campfire dining and experiences immersed in nature, these are the 10 activities to keep kids engaged and busy at Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som.

Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som is more than just a destination for relaxation, it’s a whole being wellness journey designed to rejuvenate guests of all ages and life stages. There’s also an entire programme of interactive and nature-inspired wellness activities curated to keep little ones entertained from morning through to the evening.

Just an hour’s drive from Qatar, Zulal Discovery is part of the Middle East’s largest and most immersive wellness destination and offers a serene sanctuary, with cooler summer temperatures, for families to switch-off and rejuvenate together.

The range of family-friendly activities is limited only to the imagination, which is why we’ve highlighted ten unique and engaging experiences to keep kids entertained and the family relaxed amidst the luxurious surroundings of Zulal Wellness Resort.

Mangrove Education

The Mangrove Education Centre offers a hands-on learning experience about the vital ecosystems of the Qatari mangroves. Families can get immersed in nature, plant their own mangrove tree and appreciate a deeper understanding towards environmental conservation.

Art and Craft

At Discovery Oasis, a dedicated children’s educational facility, young minds are encouraged to express their creativity and learn about lessons on recycling and sustainable artistry through an ongoing programme of daily arts and crafts.

Kids’ Cooking Classes

Through interactive cooking classes, children are introduced to healthy recipes to help develop healthy eating habits. These sessions teach them how to make nutritious food choices and combine education with culinary fun.

Marine Eco Walk

Kids can go on an adventure and explore the resort’s beautiful natural surroundings on a family walk with our guided Marine Eco tours. They’re an exciting way for kids to learn about marine biology and the importance of conservation, all while soaking up the stunning natural surroundings.

Star Gazing

With clear skies free from light pollution, Zulal Wellness Resort offers an unparalleled star-gazing experience in the desert. It’s an educational adventure into astronomy, where families can learn about the constellations and the wonders of the universe.

Paddle Boarding and Kayak Adventures

Families can take to the tranquil waters with paddle boarding and kayaking excursions. It’s the perfect way to explore the natural beauty of the area and enjoy some serene time together on the water.

Fish Golf

Fish Gold combines fun with environmental awareness. Families can play golf with biodegradable fish food balls which are used in place of traditional golf balls. It’s a unique activity that feeds the fish and provides physical activity and entertainment for the whole family.

Circle of Trust

This unique card game encourages family trust and open communication, strengthening family bonds through playful interaction.

Sand Sculpting

A creative and engaging way for children to learn about their surroundings and the ocean. Sand sculpting sessions allow children to explore their artistic talents while absorbing the benefits of being close to nature.

Campfire Dinner

Experience the joy of a traditional campfire dinner, where the primal pleasures of eating by the fire and roasting marshmallows and sharing stories helps families to reconnect and reinvigorate in natural and peaceful surroundings.

For families looking to reconnect and invest in their physical health and mental wellbeing this summer, Zulal Wellness Resort offers a range of wellness retreats tailored to families and children of all different ages. Crafted to promote personal and inter-familial growth, the Discovery Reconnect retreat is ideal for families who want to spend time bonding. The Zulal Nurture Kinder retreat promotes creativity and early healthy habits for infants, while Zulal Explore Junior Retreat introduces children aged 4 to 8 to wellness concepts through fun activities. The Zulal Adventure Retreat focuses on building self-esteem and social skills for 9 to 12-year-olds and Zulal Young Adults empowers teenagers up to 17-years old to develop comprehensive life skills and self-confidence.