01-04-2021 - Thursday - 1:03 pm

5 Romantic Things to do in Dubai to Celebrate this Valentine’s Day

On this Valentine’s Day, here are top 5 romantic things you can do to create memorable moments with your loved ones.

Love is in the air – in the pleasantly cold and romantic air in Dubai. With Valentine’s Day just a night away, loving couples are all eager and ready to fill the special day with romantic moments to cherish a lifetime. This year, what is more exciting for lovers here in Dubai is that Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday, the holiday. But it is certainly not as easy as it sounds because most people want to plan something different and unique for their loved ones. Some might decide on a romantic dinner in a fancy restaurant. Others might want to spend the day with their significant other in a calm and serene place.

Or have you already been bombarded with creative ideas to celebrate the day, making it quite a task to choose among the plenty of options available? That being said, if you are in Dubai on Valentine’s Day, you are at the right place. Even if you are a young romantic who wants to spend the day with your lover or a married couple who wants to make the day special with the entire family, Dubai has just the right options for you.

The Mesmerising Dubai Miracle Garden

Dubai Miracle Garden
Image by Juned Alam from Pixabay

What is more romantic than a pretty flower, a bunch of flowers, or a few bunches of flowers? Dubai’s own Miracle Garden with 72,000 square metres of flowers beautifully arranged in mesmerising views! Launched on Valentine’s Day in 2013, Dubai Miracle Garden is the perfect Valentine’s Day destination in Dubai if you are not a nightlife lover. An enchanting beauty of stunningly beautiful alleyways and arches, the grand garden is the perfect spot to click some romantic Insta-worthy pictures with your special one. You can also hire professional photographers to capture some of your wonderful memories. How about surprising your loved one with a special gift amid a plethora of ornate flowers?

A Romantic Road Trip from Dubai

Dubai Road Trip
Image by travel backpacker from Pixabay

If you have spent a significant amount of time searching the internet for ideas to make this Valentine’s Day special, you might have noticed that most of them are quite expensive. Love is in the air, and the air is free. So why not enjoy the fresh breeze and go on a long road trip from Dubai? It is not only inexpensive but also a wonderful experience for the traveller in your – and also the romantic in you. Fujairah, Dibba, and Ras Al Khaimah are three top destinations for romantic getaways from Dubai. And the luxuriously smooth and traffic-free roads that lead to these places are ideal experiences to celebrate this Valentine’s Day. Pack some delicious foods with you. You will find several places en route where you can park and enjoy the fresh air.

Dhow Cruise Along Pristine Waters

Dubai Creek
Image by mufaddalap from Pixabay

When it comes to romance, a candle-light dinner is the first thing that comes to our minds. How about adding some entertainment to it? Dubai Marina and Dubai Creek have several dhow cruise packages for really affordable prices. The package usually includes a 2-hour cruising along the pristine waters of Dubai in colourfully decorated dhows, a wide variety of delicious Arabic food and desserts, and Tanura dance show. Climb upstairs to the open deck of the dhow and enjoy the scenic night skyline of Dubai and an ever-romantic night. If you want it to be just you and your loved one on board, you can also hire private dhows and enjoy your privacy.

Hand-in-Hand on Sandy Shores

Dubai beach
Image by adamtepl from Pixabay

Walking along the sandy shores of long beaches in Dubai is an experience in itself. Enhance that experience with your special one at La Mer, which is not just a beach. Ideal for a romantic night on Valentine’s Day, La Mer is an open beach that also offers the best entertainment experiences in Dubai – water sports, movies, shopping, dining, and an absolutely perfect spot for Insta-worthy photographs. The marine theme of this beachfront development is lit up best at night, providing a romantic atmosphere. If you want to keep it simple, visit Mamzar beach at night and pack a picnic basket too. It is a calm open beach with no crowd at all – a perfect spot for the romantic in you.

The Heart-Shaped Lake

Love Lake
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Treat your eye to the enthralling heart-shaped lake in Dubai ideal for romantic couples. The Love Lake is a hidden gem crafted in the shape of two intertwined hearts. Located in the middle of a desert, it has been a favourite destination for the nature lovers and romantics. On this Valentine’s Day, take your love to this desert oasis and surprise with a cute gift. Nothing more could express your love. What is more exciting is that it is located close to the popular Last Exit at Al Qudra. It is an ideal location to have a romantic dinner after spending some quality time at the oasis.

Make this Valentine’s Day Memorable

The vibrant city of Dubai has an infinite number of options to choose from whatever the occasion is. On Valentine’s Day this year, which fortunately falls on the weekend, the options are endless. If nothing, you can still spend a wonderfully romantic night at your comfort at home. Cook a delicious dinner with your significant other, watch a romantic movie, or just enjoy a romantic dance to some soothing music. After all, Valentine’s Day is all about expressing love for each other.

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