Congratulations on your wedding life! Are you planning on a honeymoon in Dubai? Great! Dubai is the pluperfect place to initiate your married life. Through this post, we are here to help by enlightening you with the top ways to spend a romantic honeymoon in Dubai.
Top Things Not to be missed on your Honeymoon in Dubai
- A Hot Air Balloon Ride
Do you want to feel like Aladdin and Jasmine on a magic carpet? Then there is no other thing close to that other than a hot air balloon ride in Dubai. You can choose to take the hot air balloon ride at sunrise or sunset. The experience of witnessing the oncoming of dawn or the onset of dusk in the Dubai skyline is extremely captivating, bewitching, and fascinating.
- Dinner on a Dhow Cruise
A dhow is a traditional wooden boat that was utilized for fishing in early Dubai before the discovery of oil. Now, these dhows are converted into floating restaurants where you can enjoy a candlelight dinner with your partner and witness a live singing and dance performance. You can book either a Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina or Dhow Cruise Dubai Creek. The major difference between the two is that Dubai Marina is the modern part of the city with its towering skyscrapers, pristine beaches, and all the glitz and glamor while dhow cruise through Dubai Creek will sail you through the rich cultural and traditional heritage of the city. Both are equally enthralling.
- Desert Safari
Desert Safari is an unforgettable experience in Dubai. While a majority of the tourists will book for a day trip, as a couple on their honeymoon, you must experience the overnight desert safari camp. On the desert safari, after enjoying the barbeque, dune dashing, and belly-dancing; you can choose to stay for the night in a Bedouin camp. We don’t need to tell you here that this is one of the perfect ways to spend honeymoon in Dubai as you get to enjoy an exclusive period of solitude with your partner beneath the starry sky of the desert.
- Dinner at Burj Al Arab
Burj Al Arab, the opulent 7-star hotel in Dubai is an engineering marvel. Situated on an island on Jumeirah Beach, dinner here might be extremely costly; however, it is indeed worth the price you are paying when on a honeymoon. You can even book a guest-room with a private butler service. Moreover, if you are into sports and luxury cars, Burj Al Arab won’t disappoint you as you can hire cars like Ferrari and Lamborghini for a self-drive. Also, you can achieve the pinnacle of relaxation when you soak yourself in the rejuvenating spa experience that Burj Al Arab has to offer. Apart from Burj Al Arab, you can enjoy a memorable spa experience at Atlantis the Palm, Ritz-Carlton, and Hilton Dubai Jumeirah as well.
- Shopping in Dubai
Dubai has the world’s largest mall, the Dubai Mall. Apart from housing a large number of shops, there are a ton of ways present to entertain yourself in the mall. Apart from the malls, you can also visit traditional gold, spices, and textile Souqs. You can buy gold jewelry at the cheapest prices in Dubai in the gold Souqs. However, even if you don’t wish to splurge onto gold, the experience in these gold Souqs is memorable.
- Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
When in Dubai, don’t forget to pay a visit to the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. The coolest thing here is shark diving and safe cage snorkeling. Both are equally fascinating and provide a memorable experience.
- Fuel your Adrenaline
If you are one of those couples who love adventure, then Dubai won’t disappoint you. Along with the thrilling rides in the amusement parks, there are a ton of water sport options available in Dubai like scuba diving, jet-skiing, kite surfing, knee boarding, and like mentioned above, shark diving and cage snorkeling. You can also zip your way on the world’s longest urban zip line from Dubai Marina. Moreover, you can treat yourself to skydiving as well in Dubai. Trust us! There’s no experience better than sky diving over Palm Jumeirah to get the adrenaline kick you need.
- Ski Dubai Snow Park
Ski Dubai Snow Park is an indoor ski resort covering an area of 22,500 square meters. Throughout the year, the park is open maintaining a temperature of -1 to 2 degrees Celsius. It is present in the Mall of Emirates and apart from skiing, you can enjoy a plenitude of snow activities with your partner here. When you get tired, just sip on a hot chocolate whilst enjoying the cute little penguins.
- Dancing Fountain
Watching the dancing fountain along with music is one of the best ways to spend your evenings with your partner when on a honeymoon in Dubai. You can choose to eat in one of the restaurants close by while enjoying the view of the colorful fountains.
- Head to the top of the Burj Khalifa
It doesn’t matter what your purpose is for visiting Dubai; you simply cannot miss the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. If you aspire to head to the top of Burj Khalifa, make sure you book tickets well in advance as on-the-spot booking for the same is next to impossible. Moreover, don’t forget to dine high in one of the restaurants in the Burj.
These are some of the top activities that will make your honeymoon memorable in Dubai. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. Hence, make sure you plan it all and make the first days of your married life highly romantic and unforgettable.