Operated by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, B.V., Sharq Village and Spa is a luxury beachfront property situated on the Persian Gulf, 15 minutes from the city centre.  Modeled after a traditional Qatari village, the 174 room resort blends authentic Arabian architecture with the very latest in modern comforts and amenities.  Services and facilities include restaurants and lounges serving Middle Eastern and Western cuisine with outdoor dining options, a cigar lounge and rooftop shisha terrace; a 6,500 square meter Six Senses Spa with 23 treatment rooms, private ladies’ areas, and two outdoor pools; and over 1,130 square meters of conference space that includes two magnificent ballrooms, a boardroom and a grand reception foyer.