Type: Women Only Established: 1988 Size: 10,389 sq. meters Hours: 3pm – 10pm Phone: 4468 5594
Thumbs Up ✓Toddlers ✓School Age ✓Toilets ✓Water Dispenser ✓Tween ✓Kiosk ✓Playground ✓Shade ✓Benches ✓Walking ✓Mosque nearby
Thumbs Down ✗ No males over the age of 6 ✗ No WiFi ✗ No designated parking
Directions Al Zubara Street, Al Khulaifat Al Jadeeda District GPS: 26.124116,51.210666
From light signal at D-Ring and Haloul Street / Ali Bin Abi Talib Street Interchange driving towards entrance ramp to D-Ring Road toward the airport (you will be parallel to D-Ring and Salwa Road will be behind you.)
After signal light at D-Ring and Haloul Street Interchange, take 3rd right.
Then immediate 1st right onto Al Khulaifat Al Jadeeda
Then take the 1st right
The park will be in front of you but the entry is located on the opposite side. You can drive around from the right or left.
Let’s be honest. With a male-to-female ratio of 10:3.16 some days you can do with a little less testosterone. Women can breathe a sigh of relief in this park. No men allowed. Boys aren’t either, unless they’re under the age of six. Mothers with 7 year-old males don’t despair Busamra Park can be found two streets away.
Khulaifat Park has a male guard stationed at the entry but he does not have a view into the park. The park is closed in the morning to allow the gardeners work their blooming magic. These hours are strictly maintained, usually.
Women host parties, religious services, birthday parties and picnics. The playground caters to toddlers and older girls. If you’re easily amused and haven’t climbed rocks in a few months, the rocks piled around the bridge are wicked fun to climb. And renditions of Billy Goat Gruff can be reenacted.
The entrance to the park is hidden away from the main road; drive round the back and park along the street.