We receive many inquiries from our readers who are dying to trade their city lives for a day in a chalet along the beautiful blue Kuwaiti shores. Renting a chalet (beach house) in Kuwait can be a fun-filled experience for the whole family if it’s planned properly in advance. If spending a relaxing day, weekend, or week (if you’re lucky enough) on the beach is your thing, then here are some great resources & places to make this happen:
The vision for Failaka Heritage Village and the Palace of Sheikh Abdullah Al Salam, a previous ruler of Kuwait commenced in 2002 under the auspices of the then Emir of Kuwait H.H. Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah. The above task was further initiated by Masharee Al Khair Establishment a Kuwait charity, who placed the following message on the wall of the reception building:
“Our heritage was the greatest achievement of our ancestors, and our fathers kept it for us, we implant this heritage in the minds of our children, our heritage is a river full of light which we take continuously to guide us to the good, to the prosperity in the future. We owe a lot to our great heritage, which was the reason for what we have accomplished and achieved.”
His financial and moral support was a magnificent motive to keep the heritage area with all its contents and its environmental surroundings. So we have restored and renovated the whole area, just to keep the heritage of our ancestors and fathers, to reflect His Highnesses wish to give the new generation an idea of this great heritage, and from its revenue, the charity is fundingAccomodations: Fifty Heritage Houses, originally built sixty years ago, now fully restored and furnished with satellite television and ensuite facilities. Ikaros Hotel, coverted from the old police garrison to a four star standard, comprising 24 rooms. Book your room HERE.
If you are looking to rent a chalet for a fun weekend with friends or family, or if you are interested in purchasing one, then your best bet would be Shalay.com! Shalay.com is a Kuwaiti company providing a world-class marketplace for chalet and watercraft lovers and owners. They help and serve thousands of people interact between professionals, buyers, sellers, and enthusiasts. They are local experts and they know that there is no better feeling than being at the shalay!
They have just launched a handy iPhone app which is free and available to download on the App Store HERE!
A holistic spa retreat with spectacular diving, dining and private beaches. Reclining on 1.6km of pristine shoreline, this resort is the place to unwind and indulge your senses. Its sleek, modern architecture is designed to take full advantage of the views of clear, aquamarine sea and our private beachfront, where waiters bring refreshments direct to your sun recliner. Sophisticated, super modern surroundings, exclusive private beaches and soft, white sand, spa mud and Turkish baths, unique thalassotherapy pool. Full beach info HERE!
This is a water fun park. Water slides, artificial wave pool & kids pool. The Aqua Park was inaugurated in 1995 in Kuwait City. It is the first and the biggest water park in the Arab Gulf Region spread over a total surface area of 60,000 m3 and is situated on the Arabian Gulf Road adjacent to the Kuwait Towers.
Welcome to Khairan Resort, a facility provided by Touristic Enterprises Co. The Khairan Resort is located on the seafront with the spectacular view of the Arabian Gulf sea. It contains a total of 148 Chalets, (24 Royal chalets, 124 usual chalets & 48 studios). All the chalets are fully luxurious, air conditioned and contain a living room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen with all the necessary utensils, bathroom, telephone, television with its VCR, a terrace and a garage for the car. Reservation ahead of time is required as the resort is fully booked for the weekends.
Al Corniche Club boasts 300 metres of pristine landscaped beach, dotted with palm trees and a grassy seating area. Children can enjoy the new climbing frame, play area and children’s pool with fountains. The beach kiosk caters to all our members’ and guests’ refreshment needs and our cabanas provide a luxurious retreat from the sun. Cabanas are available for rent by families from 9am to10 pm everyday. Full beach info HERE!