Dubai has an array of unforgettable experiences for lovers from a secluded overnight desert escape to viewing a magnificent sunset by hot air balloon.
Serene resorts and secluded escapes
An island escape for two
Located on its own island within the architectural wonder of the World Islands just four kilometers off the Dubai mainland, the recently opened Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort offers unmatched privacy for guests looking for a secluded escape. Featuring stunning views of the city’s dramatic skyline, villas with a private swimming pool, and a private beach steps away from every room, the property offers the perfect retreat for couples eager to relax away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Love is in the air
Book a romantic stay at a truly unique oasis located less than an hour’s drive from Downtown Dubai. Situated in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa’s beautifully designed suites feature a private pool where guests can relax and take in views of the surrounding dunes, populated by majestic Arabian Oryx and gazelles.
Luxury for your loved one
Celebrate love at the brand-new Atlantis The Royal. The much-anticipated Atlantis, The Royal Resort & Residences set to open February 10, 2023, features 795 hotel rooms and 102 suites set across the 43-floor property. Home to a huge 90-meter rooftop infinity pool, the hotel will play host to restaurants helmed by international celebrity chefs, including Gastón Acurio, Costas Spiliadis, Ariana Bundy and Jose Andres, whilst Heston Blumenthal’s famed ‘Dinner by Heston Blumenthal’ will make its much-anticipated debut in the region, catering to discerning couples planning to celebrate their love.
An ultra-romantic experience awaits
Reside in complete seclusion at this luxurious property with sweeping views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai's impressive skyline. Inspired by the architecture of Moorish and Andalusian palaces, the One&Only The Palm boasts an extensive pool complete with private cabanas, perfect for some down time with your loved one.
A love story set on Dubai’s seafront
Bvlgari Resort Dubai is one of the city’s most romantic and stylish retreats. Home to the first Bvlgari Yacht Club & Marina, the resort is truly an oasis of luxury. Featuring a number of accommodation options including private villas, the property is the perfect space to spend quality time with your nearest and dearest, with the feeling and privacy of ‘home’.
Discover a hidden gem in Madinat Jumeirah
Literally translating to the ‘Royal Villa’, Madinat Jumeirah’s Malakiya Villas are the epitome of exclusivity, featuring a private swimming pool and expansive terrace overlooking the resort’s network of captivating waterways. Complete with private butler service, the private villas are designed to transport couples to a world of opulence and comfort.
A city stay with your partner
At La Ville Hotels & Suites, guests can enjoy a boutique stay with their significant other in the heart of Dubai’s urban and happening City Walk. The sophisticated 5-star hotel has 156 rooms & suites, all of which offer a relaxed and stylish vibe. The hotel is also just 10 minutes away from some of Dubai’s most iconic destinations, such as Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall and many more.
Romantic experiences à deux
Let your love take flight
Couples can embark on a romantic hot air balloon flight and watch the scenic sunrise over the mesmerizing Arabian desert. Share a spectacular moment and an experience truly unique to Dubai whilst floating on air.
Unwind with your other half
Considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Dubai, West Beach at Palm Jumeirah is home to decadent dining destinations, luxurious beach clubs and a host of aquatic activities. Head to ‘The Club’ which houses SAN Beach Club, Eva Beach House and Playa Restaurant for a romantic day out accompanied by one of Dubai’s most spectacular views.
A private dining experience under the stars
Organize a romantic meal for two in the privacy of your own villa at the stunning Melia Desert Palm Hotel. Enjoy the bespoke dining experience complete with a personal chef and waiter serving up gourmet appetizers, crisp salads and flavorsome barbecue selections followed by decadent desserts.
Reignite the spark with an evening on the seas
Charter a luxury yacht to sail across the pristine waters surrounding Dubai and experience unique perspectives of city's main attractions. A luxurious, private experience on-board a stunning yacht will promise to surprise and delight your loved one.
A desert romance
Gaze at the stars and delight in the endless desert landscape in an immersive overnight camping safari. Spend an unforgettable evening around the bonfire with your special someone in a traditional Majlis (traditional meeting room), and share precious moments away from the sights and sounds of city life at Platinum Heritage’s authentic Bedouin camp.
Take the perfect snap with your partner
A picturesque evening
For a more low-key outing, pack a romantic picnic and head down to Al Qudra Love Lakes for a relaxed evening away from the city.
Re-discover the romance
Located in Dubai's heritage district on the edge of its historic creek Al Seef is a rustic yet contemporary destination that embraces Dubai's past and future. Whisk your partner away for an evening complete with food, alfresco shopping, and unmissable leisure and entertainment experiences.
A spectacular backdrop at AURA Skypool
Since opening in winter 2021 AURA Skypool, which boasts the title of the world’s highest 360-degree infinity pool, has been wowing visitors with unobstructed panoramic views of Dubai’s iconic landmarks such as Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa and beyond. Suspended 200 meters in the air, AURA is the ideal spot for couples to swim a few synchronized lengths, ChristineChristineChristineor capture a special moment whilst suspended in the sky with Dubai’s skyline staging the perfect backdrop. Couples visiting on February 14th will enjoy special sharing platters, and the sweet melodies of a live violinist and DJ to accompany the uninterrupted views of Dubai’s main landmarks.
Destination dining à deux
Floating over the clear turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf, Pierchic offers a sophisticated ‘overwater dining’ experience like no other. Boasting a modern Mediterranean seafood menu with fresh catch and sustainably sourced produce delivered to the restaurant daily, Pierchic is ideal for a romantic lunch or celebratory dinner. Arrive early to capture picture perfect shots on the boardwalk leading up to Pierchic with Burj Al Arab in the background.
A unique experience with your one and only
Head to the breathtaking One&Only Royal Mirage for the ultimate romantic escape. This beachside oasis reflects authentic Arabian splendor and occupies a kilometer long stretch of exclusive coastline overlooking Palm Jumeirah and Ain Dubai. Couples booking dinner at 101 Lounge & Dining at sister hotel One&Only The Palm can take a boat transfer directly from The Jetty Lounge, the chilled out beachfront casual dining venue at Royal Mirage, directly across to 101, presenting the ultimate way to arrive for date night.
Golden moments at Burj Al Arab
An architectural wonder, Burj Al Arab is one of the city’s most Instagrammed icons due to its unique shape resembling the sail of a dhow – a traditional Arabian water vessel. The all-suite luxury hotel hosts signature restaurants, each offering a world-class dining experience. Impress your special someone with a trip to the recently opened contemporary lounge Gilt, which features sparkling décor accented by a stunning white gold-threaded marble backdrop to create moments to remember. Later, head down to Al Iwan, the hotel’s quintessential Arabian restaurant, to enjoy traditional Middle Eastern delicacies in an elegant setting.
Celebrate amore at Il Borro
Located within the turtle lagoon area in Jumeirah Al Naseem, Il Borro Tuscan Bistro is the perfect destination for some of the finest Tuscan cuisine in Dubai. With ingredients including organic honey, olive oil and vegetables sourced directly from the Il Borro estate in Tuscany, the restaurant celebrates seasonal Italian cuisine. Couples can choose to dine al fresco on the large wooden terrace overlooking the water surrounded by olive trees lit up by twinkling lights, complemented by the gentle breeze from the water.
Ultra-chic celebration of love
For a refined affair, couples enjoy an evening of French-Vietnamese cuisine at Indochine. This chic DIFC destination has stylish ambience and tropical décor, with bold dishes and a cozy, intimate feel. Their signature dishes include the lemongrass escargot, Vietnamese ravioli, beef pho rolls, Hanoi crispy chicken and more.
Decadent romantic dining
Indulge in high quality Asian-inspired fresh seafood and carefully crafted dishes served in a relaxed, lounge style setting at Sea Fu. The restaurant is at the luxury Four Seasons Dubai Jumeirah Beach and offers spectacular ocean views.
Underwater dining at Ossiano
With floor to ceiling views of one of the biggest aquariums in the world, MICHELIN starred restaurant Ossiano is the ultimate picturesque spot to pop the question. A diver can be arranged to display a placard with a message of your choice.
Date nights and fun activities for two
Have a swinging time at Top Golf
For a fun-filled date night, head to sports and entertainment destination, Top Golf located in the famed Emirates Golf Club for an engaging golfing experience. With stunning views across the Dubai skyline, couples of all levels, skills and age groups can book a private climate-controlled booth complete with high tech balls, in which to practice their swing, whilst dining on light bites.
Discover the desert on horseback at Al Jiyad stables
Couples can saddle up and join a private guided tour with Al Jiyad Stables through the mesmerizing sand dunes on horseback for a unique perspective of the immense desert landscape. Rise early to explore the desert heritage of Dubai at sunrise, or head to the lake at Al Qudra at sunset for the best chance to spot Arabian Gazelle, Arabian Oryx and native birds.
Live life on the edge at Address Sky View
A thrilling experience awaits at Sky Views Dubai at Address Sky View, the newly opened attraction that takes city sightseeing to new heights. Brave couples can take on the Edge Walk and Sky Glass experience located on the 52nd and 53rd floors of the iconic twin-towered Address Sky View hotel. Take a thrilling ride in the panoramic glass elevator to the observatory more than 220 meters above the ground and head out for the nail-gripping Edge Walk in order to enjoy spectacular views of the city’s fabulous skyline, or brave your fears and ride the breathtaking Sky Slide whereby you hurtle from floor-to-floor more than 219.5 meters above the ground.