Dubai, an ultra-luxury emirate in the United Arab Emirates, is situated on the Arabian Peninsula and is known for its vast golden sandy coastline. The man-made city also boasts of myriad shopping places, tall skyscrapers, and artificially created island archipelago.
1. Enjoy a romantic cruise dinner on the wooden Dhow
The wooden boats called Dhows sail across the Dubai creek, a narrow saltwater channel that ends at Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. The Dhow cruise serves buffets with delectable food, accompanied by live music & dance performances. The night cruise also offers splendid views of Clock Tower, Al Maktoum Bridge, and other landmarks.
2. Walk among the clouds at Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa – the tallest building in the world – rises way above the rest of the city. The sky lounge on level 148 makes it possible to literally walk among the clouds. And when the clouds are at a higher altitude, guests can have an 180° view of Dubai & the places far across.
3. Splurge on the fine dining at Burj Al Arab
Burj Al Arab, known to be one of the first seven star hotels in the world, houses some exquisite restaurants that are perfect for a romantic dinner. These lavish restaurants offer delectable food and ultra-romantic settings with rose petals & candlelit tables.
Restaurants in Burj Al Arab: The Addura – tucked away beneath the aquarium – and the upper-level Al Iwan that offers splendid sea views
4. Fly over the mega skyscrapers in a Seaplane
The spectacular views of Dubai’s beaches, skyscrapers, and other architectural wonders are best experienced on a 40-minute seaplane flight. The flight will take you over, among others, palm-shaped archipelago Palm Jumeirah, World Island, Burj Khalifa, Burj Al-Arab, Jebel Ali, and Dubai Marina.
5. Take a tour of the city in a Helicopter
A helicopter ride over the tall skyscrapers of Dubai is a one-of-a-kind experience. In addition to the 5-tourist helicopter tour, a private helicopter ride can also be arranged for you and your beloved. Take photos of the tourist places in Dubai as you glide over the city.
What’s special: An aerial tour of Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, The World Islands, Wild Wadi, etc.
6. Soar over the spectacular Dubai desert and city in a Hot Air Balloon
Glide over the desert, far away from the glitz & glamor of the city. The balloon carries up to 24 people at a time. The magic ride over the desert offers endless views of sand dunes, emerald green oases, and native Arabian animals in their natural habitats. These include oryxes, gazelles, and camels.
7. Take a romantic walk along the beach
Like any other beach destination, Dubai offers a long coastline with beautiful beaches. A romantic walk along the beaches must be on your bucket list as you take a trip to Dubai.
Best beaches in Dubai: Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Jumeirah Beach Park, Jumeirah Open Beach (formerly Russian Beach), Burj Beach, Mamzer Beach Park, and Kite Beach.
8. Explore the desert and spend a night in the camps
Desert camping and private night safaris on the sandy lands add to the romantic experience in Dubai. Desert safaris include camel rides, night safaris on camel backs, and dune bashing in 4×4 SUVs & ATVs. Dubai also offers luxury tents with barbecue dinner and belly dancing on live music.
9. Buy gifts for your beloved at the shopping centers
Much like the other tourist attractions of the city, the numerous shopping places in Dubai reflect a blend of the traditional Islamic ethos with the ultra-modern lifestyle. From mega malls & traditional souks to local street outlets, the famous shopping centers are perfect to buy souvenirs and gifts for your beloved.
What to buy: Handicrafts, décor, electronics, designer luxuries, and gold ornaments
Where to buy: Wafi Mall, Dubai Mall, Ibn Battuta Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Gold Souk, and Textile Souk.
10. Watch a movie under the stars for free
People might argue that going for a movie on a honeymoon in Dubai is a waste of time and money. But a movie screening at a rooftop theater under the blanket of stars is definitely romantic. And what’s more? The Sunday night movie screenings are totally free of cost.
Where: Pyramids Rooftop Complex in Wafi complex
When: Sundays; 8:30 pm onwards
Check out the currently running movies before you head for this rooftop theatre.
There are some extremely exciting & romantic experiences offered in Dubai honeymoon that provide the best holidaying experience in the middle-east.
So, which of these experiences are you looking forward to on your honeymoon in Dubai?
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