Heading to Qatar and looking for a place to stay? Barely a year old, the Grand Hyatt Doha-- designed as an opulent Arabian palace-- is turning heads in Qatar's capital. Located on the shores of the new West Bay Lagoon district, the hotel is a quick taxi ride away from the city's financial district and and the new Museum of Islamic Art. From the palatial entryways to the oversized atrium and lobby with floor-to-ceiling windows, the Grand Hyatt oozes luxury in its design. Facilities include three outdoor swimming pools, a fully equipped fitness center, and the Arabia-inspired Jaula Spa, reminiscent of a village with elegant gardens and tranquility pools. Best of all: The Grand Hyatt Doha has its own private beach. All guest rooms boast terraces or balconies, walk-in rain showers with separate tubs, and cutting-edge technology.
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