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Written by Farheen on April 30, 2020 Share on

Romantic things to do in Dubai: Romance in the desert paradise this 2021

No matter what occasion you’re celebrating be it a honeymoon anniversary, valentines day or even just want to spend quality time with your better half, Dubai is a perfect getaway to make your love come alive. Its got luxurious hotels, extravagant shopping malls, beautiful sunsets, sandy white beaches an array of restaurants and cafes with unbeatable views for a special time with your loved on. Here is a list of the most romantic things to do in Dubai to truly enjoy the bliss :

Most Romantic Things To Do In Dubai in 2020

1. A Helicopter Ride

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A helicopter ride soaring above the city with aerial views of the city is one of the best romantic activities to do with your special someone. Watch all of the iconic structures such as Burj Al Arab,  Burj Khalifa, The Palm Jumeirah for an unforgettable view and experience. It is surely on the pricier side than other activities, but it is so worth it for a once in a lifetime sort of experience.

Where: Nassimi Beach Parking, Atlantis Hotel, Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Duration: 12-minutes, 17-minutes, 22-minutes or 40-minutes tour
Price: Starting From INR 12540


  • Ensure to find the right tour operator
  • The longer tours have a better experience
  • Do not forget to carry your passports

2. Seaplane Flight

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Seaplane is truly enjoyable due to its unique landing and takeoff. Take in the glory of a birds-eye view of Dubai in this 20-minute ride through this highly unique experience where you get to spot all of Dubai’s iconic architecture such as the palm Jumeriah Islands, Burj Khalifa and many more. It is definitely one of the most fun things to do as a couple in Dubai.
Pick a window seat for the best views.

Where: Seawings office at the Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club
Price: INR 20,285.


  • Do not forget to bring your passport along
  • Tour operates only between 8.00 am and 5.00 pm. Don’t worry! PickYourTrail’s app will give all the live updates and get your activities confirmed beforehand.

3. Romantic Yacht Date

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Want to truly treat your better half? what’s more romantic than dinner under the starry skies in a luxurious yacht? A three-hour cruise with a splendid three-course meal is what everything one wants. The crew of the yacht are highly professional and satisfy guests with utmost hospitality. Kick back and relax under this romantic setting of the Dubai Marina. Do not forget to put on your fanciest attire.

Where: Eleganza Apartments – 19th St – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Price: Starting INR 30000 for 90 mins

Also Read: Top 10 Wedding Venues in Dubai

4. Bollywood Park

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Romance is done like no other than in Bollywood! An emotion so celebrated in the world of Bollywood so how can a true blue Bollywood theme park not be on the list of the most romantic things to do in Dubai? Add in some thrill and enjoy the romance in this Bollywood style theme park. The park is split into 5 zones namely Mumbai Chowk, Bollywood Film Studios, Bollywood Boulevard, Rustic Ravine, and Royal Plaza where you can see some dramatic stunt shows and performances or enjoy the fun rides based on your favourite Bollywood movies with your partner.

Where: Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Timings: Open from 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Price: Starting from INR 1920

5. Hot Air Balloon Ride

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Hot air balloon rides are globally popular as one of the most romantic activities to do with your better half. No special occasion is required to enjoy this ride watching over the splendid sand dunes and the majestic mountains of Hajjar in the backdrop. Fly with the most skilled pilots of Balloon Adventures Emirates and enjoy the amazing 360-degree views of Dubai which is a must-try!

Where: Rashidiya, Dubai
Duration: 1 hour
Best Time: September to May

  • Suitable clothes as per the weather conditions are recommended
  • Breakfast is part of the package with the Balloon Adventure Emirates.

6. Rejuvenating Spa Date

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The latest trend is going on a spa date with your loved one and rejuvenating yourselves together has got to be one of the romantic activities to do in Dubai. A visit to the Talise Ottoman Spa in Palm Jumeirah is nothing short of sheer Arabian luxury. Apart from its massage rooms, snow rooms, and saunas, one can enjoy the peaceful thalassotherapy pools leaving you relaxed and pampered with your loved one. Couples must try the Royal Ottoman Hammam.

Where: Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeriah, Crescent Road (West), Dubai
Timings:  9 am to 9.30 pm
Price Range: INR 8500 to INR 4,50,000

7. Overnight Desert Safari

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Gazing at the starry nights together, watching the sunset go down, riding camels and attending the live Arabian performances in the vast sands, are what makes this experience special. A night spent here with your beloved under the moonlit light adds more charm to this truly romantic experience. This activity also includes Dune Bashing, Camel Safari, Sandboarding, Ski/board, Shisha, Bar Be Que Dinner, Belly Dancing, Overnight Stay and Breakfast.

Where: Red Sand Dunes, Lahbab, 80971, Dubai
Timings: 3 pm to 9 pm
Price: Beginning From INR 8,000


  • In case you want to watch belly dancing performances and drink cocktails at the bar, do not book your tours during Ramadan as the services are suspended at that time.
  • Carry essential toiletries in a little bag as transfers will be done in groups of 6 and there is not sufficient space in the car.

Also Read: 5 Private Pools in Dubai

8.Dine At The Burj Al Arab


Definitely not an ordinary experience. You will have to make a reservation at the restaurant much ahead of time to be able to enjoy the world-class cuisine and culinary experience that you can not miss out on. One of the best is to try out the Culinary Flight, will not only amuse your taste buds with the best of Dubai cuisine. There is a dress code to be adhered to, lunch code is to wear smart casuals and dinner code is to wear semi-formals.

Where Culinary Flight, Jumeirah Beach Road, Umm Suqeim, Dubai
Timings: Lunch is12.30 pm to 15.30 pm and Dinner is 7 pm to 12 midnight

What are you love birds waiting for? Enjoy romantic moments with your loved one this 2020 with a trip to Dubai. Leave it to PickYourTrail to plan the most romantic trip of your life. Book your romantic Dubai honeymoon package to build memories as a couple.

Also Read: Romantic Restaurants in Dubai

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