Dubai is usually not the first choice of couples planning a honeymoon or a romantic holiday. HRight from staying at the most luxurious hotels to eating at the most dreamy fine dining restaurants, a holiday in Dubai with your partner can one of the most romantic experiences of your life. Here are the top romantic things to do in Dubai for couples.
Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride
Evening date nights and candlelight dinners are considered the ideal romantic things to do for couples. However, to enjoy a magical morning with your partner, taking a hot air balloon ride is a must. The hot air balloon ride starts during the wee hours of the morning, giving you the chance to enjoy a glorious sunrise in the desert. Moreover, as you float above the desert, you would also get to see the beauty of the desert as well as its rare flora and fauna. If you are planning a proposal, there is no better place than on the hot air balloon for the same.
Go on a Dhow Cruise Dinner
There are numerous restaurants in Dubai where you can enjoy a romantic dinner with your beloved. Nevertheless, if you want to have a unique dining experience, you must opt for the dhow cruise dinner at Dubai Marina. The Dubai Marina is one of the most happening areas in Dubai and the cruise gives you the chance to enjoy the beauty of the place peacefully. You get to cruise on the Dubai Marina in a traditional dhow converted into a restaurant. Apart from the ambience of the dhow, get ready for some delicious food as well as entertaining performances onboard.
Enjoy an Aerial View of Dubai at Burj Khalifa
How do you feel about watching the sunset from the highest observation deck in the world? Quite dreamy, right? Book tickets to the observation deck on the 148th floor of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. While there is another observation deck on the 124th floor, the one on the 148th floor would give you a more exclusive experience, as it is less crowded there. Both the observation deck on the Burj Khalifa gives you a 360o aerial view of the entire city. Opt to visit during the sunset for the most surreal experience.
Have an Adventurous Time at the Desert Safari
The desert safari Dubai is one of the most popular things to do in the city. It gives you the chance to visit the vast desert dunes and spend time admiring the beauty of the place. You get to indulge in adventurous activities like dune bashing, sandboarding and camel riding. Apart from this, you also get to enjoy entertaining performances like Tanoura dancing and belly dancing. There is also a delicious BBQ dinner awaiting you here. If you want to make your desert safari experience more romantic, you can go for a private desert safari. You can also customize your desert safari to have a special experience.
Stroll at the Dubai Miracle Garden
Flowers and romance go hand-in-hand, making the Dubai Miracle Garden the most romantic place in Dubai. A natural flower garden, the Dubai Miracle Garden is home to more than 50 million flowers. Open from October to April, the theme of the park changes every year. However, the garden has some star attractions that remain the same every year. It is pure delight to walk around the miracle garden to check out the structures made of flowers. The floral clock, Burj Khalifa, Emirates A380, Disney characters, houses, castles, etc. would definitely awe you. It is the perfect place to spend a lovely evening with your partner in Dubai.
Visit a Theme Park
Visiting a theme park may not be the ideal way of spending a romantic time. However, if you and your partner love adventures, Dubai gives you the best version of adventures. There are plenty of adventure parks in Dubai. The IMG Worlds of Adventures is the biggest indoor amusement park in the world. There is also the Dubai Parks & Resorts, which is home to three theme parks and one water park. Dubai also has some amazing water parks, the Wild Wadi and Atlantis Aquaventure being the best two. There is also VR Park Dubai, which is perfect for couples who want to enjoy some virtual reality and augmented reality experiences.
View the Magnificent Dubai Fountain Show
The Dubai Fountain is located right outside the Dubai, Mall, one of the largest malls in the world. The Dubai Fountain is part of the Burj Lake, which is the largest manmade lake in the world. The Dubai Fountain Show happens every 30 minutes, from six in the evening to 11 at night. As the music begins, the fountain begins to dance on its tunes. The play of lights, along with the music and movements of the fountain, makes the entire experience surreal. You can watch the fountain show for free while standing at the edge of the lake or maybe while dining at one of the numerous restaurants in the area. However, the best way of watching the Dubai Fountain Show is to go on a boat ride on the Burj Lake.
An important thing to remember is that although Dubai is quite open-minded and is considered a romantic city, it is still a part of an Islamic country and public display of affection is illegal here.