Date Night Ideas for a Romantic Valentine's Break in Dubai

Publish Date: 29th January 2021

Ready to break out of quarantine and take a romantic trip this Valentine’s? Dubai isn’t just the place to be for adventure and entertainment seekers - it has a beautiful breathtaking side to it too! This city of lights is the new age city of love with its picturesque skylines, authentic delicacies and romantic nightlife. When you think of Dubai, you think of deserts - and think of how perfect a date night on the sands under the night sky would be! If you’re thinking of having the perfect exotic romantic getaway, think Dubai. 

Dubai is a great destination for young and old couples with wonderful places to visit, stay at, and enjoy.

Romantic places you can stay at in Dubai:

Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort 

If you’re someone who enjoys the property they are staying at, then a romantic resort is the perfect place for you and your loved one. This romantic resort is down a block from the Waldorf Astoria in Palm Jumeirah in Dubai and is one of the world’s top spa resorts. Indulge yourself in their pool or spa wellness treats for a perfect staycation. If you’re missing the city, the window from your hotel room will offer you an astonishing view of Dubai’s skyline! 

One&Only The Palm 

A romantic property on secluded sandy beaches - what more can you ask for! This modern retreat is built with splashes of traditional Arabic architecture, giving your senses the perfect treat. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens, and the cityscape is not too far off. 

La Ville Hotel & Suites

Elegance and intimacy - this romantic resort boasts both. With chic modern architecture, this hotel offers you Dubai’s finest atmosphere in a very stylish and trendy manner. It is close to the city’s best shopping centres and the grand Burj Khalifa! 

Romantic activities your partner and you can take up in Dubai:

Take a desert adventure 

Get lost in the sand dunes of Dubai as you soak in Emirati culture on a private overnight camping trip. Feel like a royal as you cruise across the dunes in a jeep or on a camel - enjoy an unforgettable bonfire as you enjoy the stars at night.

Over-the-water dinner date 

Get to know your partner once again amidst the exhilarating waters of the Arabian gulf in Pierchic. If you love seafood, then this dinner date is going to be a truly unique experience. Enjoy the world’s best Mediterranean meal as you engulf your senses in Dubai’s skyline. 

The Dubai Fountain

Located at the Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Fountain show is a spectacular choreographed man-made wonder that you should definitely add to your itinerary! 

Romantic places to delight your taste buds with in Dubai 

Quaint coffee shops

The Old Dubai districts are the best places to experience some of the city’s best and oldest coffee shops which boast culture and tradition.

Cruise Dubai Creek

Hop on a traditional abra boat and cross over to the creek to Dubai’s city centre where you will find some of the best cuisines and street food in Dubai. 

Lebanese and Arabic cuisine

Mantoushe, Al Hallab, Al Safadi, Nurai - some of Dubai’s top haunts for amazing Lebanese and Arabic food. If you’re craving authentic Middle Eastern cuisine, you should definitely pay these places a visit. 

Offbeat romantic things to do in Dubai 

Get photographed

Our top recommendation when it comes to doing an offbeat activity, would be to hire a personal photographer who will take the best photos of you both as you fall in love with each other again. Instead of hunting for your camera every time you see something beautiful, let the photographer capture your romantic memories and your expressions as you discover this dreamy destination together. Leave your phone behind and let the professional handle the lens - so you can focus on holding hands and being with each other! 

Take a romantic hot air balloon ride

Book a romantic hot air balloon ride as you glide and experience the most exhilarating sights of the city. In addition to floating over 4,000 feet, you can also view an in-flight falcon show! 

Whether you’re looking for a quick getaway or want to stay for a few days, Dubai has everything and more for couples. From cultural delights to luxurious wellness, Dubai is a couple’s haven whether you’re looking at a quick budget weekend off or a longer retreat. Get in touch with a Travel Tours holiday expert to help you plan the perfect trip.