Valentine’s Day is probably the most awaited day of couples to express their love and affection to one another. Fortunately, you are in the buzzing city of endless possibilities, Dubai! Whether you are planning to have a wedding proposal or just a romantic night with your significant other, here are a variety of selections to make you step up your game and help you get your big YES.
1. Have a dinner in the sky
Treat your loved one on an extraordinary and memorable fine dining experience this Valentine’s. If you are a couple who enjoys the sky, without the fear of heights, then a dinner in the sky is for you. Raised at 50 meters high with a crane in Dubai Marina, you are guaranteed a luxurious and hearty dinner while enjoying the breathtaking view of Dubai.
2. See the top of the world “At The Top” of Burj Khalifa
Dubai is surely known for its iconic skyscraper, Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. Take your love to new heights, quite literally, and experience a 360-degree view of the city of gold. A perfect spot, indeed, to pop that question as you will feel like you are on top of the world with your loved one.
3. Book an electric Catamaran ride in Palm Jumeirah
If you want to spend some alone time together while enjoying the view of the gorgeous coastlines of Dubai from up close, a luxury Catamaran ride with Costa Azzurra in Palm Jumeirah would make a romantic choice. It has a custom-made joystick control which is easy to navigate and two comfortable seats under a canopy, making it perfect for a romantic evening cruise for any couple. Hit up that song with its built-in stereo with Bluetooth Audio support and do not forget to bring your wine and cheese.
4. Movie date at Vox Cinemas Drive-In
For couples who are old fashioned, a movie date will surely captivate your heart. Watch a new film on a wide screen with a unique cinematic experience at the comfort of your car in the Vox Cinemas Drive-In at the Mall of the Emirates. Tip: Do not forget to reach for that popcorn, and her hand, of course.
5. Book a Helicopter ride over Jumeirah
Get a bird’s eye view of Dubai by surprising your significant other with a helicopter ride over Jumeirah. Embark on a journey and create wonderful memories as you tour Dubai on air – a unique experience suited for an adventurous couple.
6. Stroll around the world’s largest natural garden
Since its launching on Valentine’s day in 2013, Dubai’s Miracle Garden has been a picturesque spot for lovers and families alike with its millions of flowers in full bloom. Different flower structures resembling hearts and butterfly passages, castle and even the Emirates A380 will surely take your breath away. This immense garden is a sure win to take Instagram worthy photos with your loved ones to your heart’s desire.
7. Desert glamping, anyone?
A quick and romantic escape from Dubai’s fast paced environment is something to consider since the cool month of February makes a perfect idea for a desert glamping for the outdoorsy type of couples. With Dubai boasting of a number of luxurious glamping options, an escape to the wilderness within the Dubai Conservation Reserve is something new to try on. Usually, tents are being offered as well as food, beverages and other activities to make each experience truly remarkable.
8. Have a fine dining dinner underwater
From the skies to the desert and now underwater, Dubai is never short of unique experiences. Relish a unique culinary experience while sea creatures glide across your table in two of Dubai’s most luxurious restaurants – Al Mahara in Burj Al Arab and Ossiano in Atlantis The Palm. Dine with your date in a romantic setting inside a huge and luxurious aquarium, quite literally, and feel like you are one with the ocean. Thinking of a unique way to pop that question? You can schedule a diver in Ossiano to have your message and question be seen underwater.
9. Have a romantic date on a yacht
One of the most popular things for a couple to do in Dubai is to have an elegant and luxurious dinner on a yacht. Sail past Dubai Marina while enjoying a gourmet meal, champagne and some music in a rented luxury yacht – a guaranteed way to make a perfect and romantic night for your loved one. Another alternative is to have a Dhow Cruise tour with dinner along Dubai Marina or Deira Creek. International buffet with entertainment shows can be enjoyed as you cruise along the tranquil waters at the heart of the city.
10. Book tickets for the Dubai Fountain Lake Ride
Watching the world’s largest choreographed fountain with the view of Burj Khalifa is a spectacular experience, hence becoming one of the city’s most famous attractions. But to make it more romantic, you can book a 30-minute boat ride and see the dancing fountains from up close. You get to see a unique and different perspective of the fountain because you have the best seats! A truly impeccable way to end a romantic night.
These new ideas will surely help you to level up from a casual dinner date to an epic and more romantic Valentine’s Day experience. Make sure to make your night even more special by saying what your heart really meant. If you are feeling a little bit introverted, hit that music up and find that song that speaks from deep within. After all, February is called the month of love for a reason.