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Best Places to Visit this Valentine in Dubai

Author: Sikander Ali
by Sikander Ali
Posted: Oct 29, 2017
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February is the month of love and romance. With Valentine's Day on February 14, the whole month gets a festive appearance with preparations for the day starting in the beginning of the month. If you are in Dubai during this time of the month, you would be looking for ideas to make it really special for your spouse or partner. Moreover, Dubai is a city that offers loads of things for Valentine's Day celebrations. From restaurants to malls to hotels, the entire city of Dubai hosts a lot of Valentine's Day events and celebrations. You may also find Valentine special packages. Here we have come with a few things that you can do for Valentine special 2016 in Dubai.

Gourmet Date: If you are confused about what to do this Valentine Day, the best thing would be to go on a typical date that involves a great restaurant, good food and fine drinks. There is no dearth of special restaurants in Dubai which offer delicious food and a really amazing ambience too. Plus, most of these restaurants would be getting ready for Valentine's Day.

One of the most all-time romantic restaurants in Dubai is the Pierchic at Al Qasr, Madinat. The fact that the restaurant stands on a pier, right on the sea, gives it a unique view as well as setting, making it one of the sought after restaurants in Dubai. On Valentine’ Day, couples can not only enjoy the beautiful view but also a scrumptious 5-course dinner. Moreover, if you are planning to pop the question to your lady love, you would not find a more ideal place than the deck of the Pierchic.

If you like Italian food and want to have a panoramic view of the entire city of Dubai, the Alta Badia in Emirates Towers would be the perfect place for you. This restaurant takes the effort to serve Valentine special drinks and dishes that would definitely satisfy your palette.

If you want to make your Valentine's Day extra special, take your loved one to Majlis Al Bahar at Burj Al Arab, which is a restaurant right on the beach. There is definitely nothing more special than the sight and sound of the beach and the opportunity to dine under the star-lit sky. Some other restaurants that would be great for your Valentine's Day date include Ruth Chris's Steakhouse (Address Marina Hotel), Le Classique (Dubai Golf Club), Stay (One & Only, the Palm), etc.

Romantic Dhow Cruise Dinner: Dhow cruises are great for romantic dinners throughout the year and for Valentine's Day, it becomes extra special. You can choose to go on a dhow cruise either on the Dubai creek or the Dubai Marina, and enjoy beautiful views of the Dubai city. The regular dhow cruise would provide you with good food, drinks, entertainment and an opportunity to spend a relaxed time with your partner. However, if you want to spend private time with your loved one, you can also charter a private dhow for your Valentine's Day romantic dinner. You can also hire an entire dhow and host a Valentine's Day party for your friends.

Hot Air Balloon Ride: If you want to do something unique and special for your beloved on this Valentine's Day, take her for a hot air balloon ride in Dubai. The perfect time would be early morning when it would not be too warm and you would be able to watch a beautiful sunrise. Most hot-air balloon rides take place on the desert, and hence this is a great way of viewing the beauty of the desert. To make it even more special, carry a picnic basket and have a small picnic up in the air. Moreover, if you are planning to propose, do it up in the sky, with the sun dazzling in the background. It would surely be a date and a proposal that both of you would cherish forever.

Valentine Day Extravagance: As Valentine's Day is the day of love, why constraint it just for dinner? If you are planning to make this special day a little extravagant, plan a luxurious holiday right in Dubai at one of the several suave hotels in the city. Moreover, most of these hotels also offer special Valentine Day packages that would make your day a memorable one.

The St Regis Hotel in Dubai is one of the best places to spend your Valentine's Day. This place has arranged everything to make your day really special. It is a two-day vacation which would start with a helicopter ride in the Bentley Flying Spur which would give you an aerial view of the entire city. At the hotel, you would enjoy a comfortable and luxurious stay including couple's massage, champagne breakfast, five-course dinner, etc. And, if you have not decided on a gift for your lady love, you do not have to worry about it. Your partner would be presented with a Dhamani pearl necklace set and hamper for skincare products. Added to all this is the fact that you would have 24x7 butler service too.

Some other places that offer Valentine packages are the Ritz-Carlton Spa, Waldorf Astoria Dubai, Banyan Tree, etc. These places would not fail to provide you with an exceptional Valentine Day experience.

One thing that you need to remember when it comes to celebrating Valentine's Day in Dubai is you need to make your bookings early so that you do not miss on good opportunities to woo your lady love. Choosing one of these ideas would ensure you that have a great day with your partner. With this we wish you a very Happy Valentine's Day!

About the Author

Sagar is a foodie by heart who also loves to explore places on his own. He wants to convert his hobbies into profession and even aspires to open his own travel website along with a Chinese restaurant.

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