Dubai is a popular family holiday destination as there are so many things to see and enjoy in the city with one’s family. However, what most people do not know is that the city offers lot of things for couples too. Yes, this Emirate city of innovation and modern architecture is perfect for honeymoon or a romantic holiday with your partner. Moreover, if you are living in Dubai, you have plenty of options to choose from, if you want to plan a romantic date with your spouse or partner. With this note, we present to you some of the best romantic things to do in Dubai to make your holiday or date night extra special.
Relaxing Spa Date
If you have arrived in Dubai soon after your marriage, for your honeymoon, hit one of the spas in Dubai for a relaxing couple spa. Most hotels have a spa or you can choose one of the many luxurious spas in and around the city. Most spas offer couple spa packages that not includes signature massages but also a relaxed day with delicious champagne or wine and great food. You can give your body the much needed rest and at the same time spend some quality time with your partner. It is also a great way of pampering your better half and to show him or her that you care.
A romantic, candlelight dinner is one of the classic romantic things to do with your partner and can never be a failure. The best thing is Dubai has some of the best restaurants that offer a great view and amazing services. The Pierchic, with its fantastic view of the Arabian Sea and the delicious seafood, is surely one of the most popular choices amongst couples. Head to Villa Beach if you want to dine right on the beach, with the view of the sea and Hotel Burj Al Arab, the only seven star hotel in the world. If you want to try something unique, you can book a table for two at At.Mosphere, the highest restaurant in the world, located on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.
Desert Safari Date
The desert safari is surely the most popular activity in Dubai amongst both tourists and locals. The usual desert safari is where you partake in adventurous and entertainment activities with hundreds of others. As this may not seem too romantic to you, it would be best to choose the private or luxury desert safari where you would be able to enjoy the beauty of the desert as well as the privacy and special services. If you want to make it even more memorable, go for the overnight desert safari where you get to spend a night in the desert, in comfortable Bedouin-style tents, in the company of your beloved. What could be more romantic than this?
Hot Air Balloon Ride
The hot air balloon ride can be a part of the morning desert safari or can be enjoyed on its own, depending on your interest. Whatever it might be, watching the desert from a bird’s eye view is surely magical. Choose a private hot air balloon ride so that you do not have to huddle with other tourists. During the ride over the dunes, you would be able to see the gorgeous sunrise in the desert as well as the rare desert wildlife including gazelles, onyx, etc. If money is not an issue, opt for breakfast in the hot air balloon ride to make it even more romantic. If you thinking of popping the question to your partner, you would not find a more perfect place for the same than this in Dubai.
An intimate dinner, walking on the beach or breakfast on a hot air balloon ride may not be the perfect idea of romance for everyone. If you are a couple who find romance and excitement in doing adventurous things, Dubai would not disappoint you. It is a great place to indulge in some extreme adventures like sky diving, dune bashing, bungee jumping, ziplining, etc. Apart from this, you also get plenty of opportunities to go hiking, off-roading, mountain climbing, etc. in Dubai. So, instead of packing that evening dress and suit, pack your trainers and walking shoes and get ready for the adventures of a lifetime during your holiday in Dubai.
Dubai is home to some of the best beaches in the world, some of which are private properties of hotels. You can visit these beaches by paying an entry fee (if you are not a guest) or choose to have a picnic at one of the public beaches (which are equally good). Be it the Jumeirah Open Beach, Kite Beach or the Sunset Beach, each of these beaches in Dubai is beautiful and gives you the perfect spot to lounge and relax with your partner. You would also be able to partake in some interesting water spots at these beaches, if you are up to it. Pack a picnic basket for a romantic date or dine at one of the restaurants or cafes on these beaches. Whatever might be your interesting, watching the beautiful sunset in the company of your partner would surely make the moment a romantic one.
Dhow Cruise Dinner
Yes, we have already spoken about dinner dates. However, this one is tad different. Instead of a regular hotel, you would be dining in a floating one. Dhows are traditional boats that were used for transportation in the past. Today, they have been transformed into stylish restaurants, while keeping the old world charm intact. Book a table for two on the dhow cruise either at the Dubai Creek or the Dubai Marina and enjoy the views of the city. You would be served with a delicious buffet dinner and entertained with live music and Tanoura dance performances. Try to get a upper deck table to enjoy the cool evening breeze during the cruise.
Dubai Fountain Show
The Dubai Fountain Show is a free sound, light and water show that happens on the Burj Lake (outside the Dubai Mall), every evening, multiple times. The amalgamation of colourful lights, soulful music and the moves of the water fountain make it an enthralling watch. To make the show romantic, opt to dine at one of the restaurants in the nearby area, from where you can watch the show in the best possible way. You can also choose to go on a boat ride on the Burj Lake to see the fountain show more closely.
Hope we have given you enough holidays to make your Dubai holiday a romantic one. Plan in advance so that you would be able to enjoy an unforgettable holiday in the Emirate city with your partner.
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