The Best Activities for Couples in Dubai

Written by Arpan Ghosh

With Valentine’s Day just over a week away, we at have put together a list of activities that can help you make the day extra special.


6 Fun Things To Do in Dubai

1. Picnic in the Park 2. Relaxation for Body and Soul 3. Dinner Cruise
4. A Romantic Journey in the Sky 5. Pool Day at The Palace 6. Go Skiing



1.  Picnic in the Park

Picnic in the Park

Sometimes the best activities are the simplest ones. Enjoy a lovely lunchtime picnic in one of Dubai’s many beautiful parks. There’s the ever-popular Za’abeel Park, the site of the newly opened Dubai Frame and home to several lovely attractions such as Dubai Garden Glow. There’s also Barsha Pond Park, which is ideal for a lakeside stroll after your meal.


2.  Relaxation for Body and Soul

Relaxation for Body and Soul 
Most of Dubai’s luxury residences have their own state-of-the-art spa and wellness facilities, so you needn’t wander too far to enjoy a day of being pampered. Alternatively, you could venture to one of the countless world-class hotels and resorts scattered around the city, such as the renowned Talise Ottoman Spa at the Madinat Jumeirah, or the Anantara Palm Spa.

3.  Dinner Cruise

Dinner Cruise
Image Courtesy of Bateaux Dubai
We could recommend one of several top-notch restaurants from around the city but if you’re looking for a truly unique experience, we suggest taking a trip to Bateaux Dubai. Enjoy a four-course meal while sailing along Dubai Creek and taking the most stunning views of the city.

4.  A Romantic Journey in the Sky

A Romantic Journey in the Sky 
Image Courtesy of Balloon Adventures Dubai

If you’re looking for a romantic getaway in the clouds, hop in for a hot air balloon ride over the city courtesy of Balloon Adventures Dubai. There is one tour option that includes breakfast and a chance to watch a trained falcon soar through the sky alongside you, and if you're at the point in your relationship where things are getting really serious, you might want to consider the 'Ultimate Marriage Proposal' package.


5.  Pool Day at The Palace

Pool Day at The Palace 
Image Courtesy of Palace Downtown
What better way to spend a cool winter in Dubai than lounging by the pool? The Palace Hotel Downtown, located mere steps from the Burj Khalifa, offers a year-round Pool Day package that provides full poolside access with the added option of indulging in the hotel spa and Jacuzzi and enjoying a lovely lunch buffet or afternoon tea.

6.  Go Skiing

Go Skiing

Enjoy a day on the slopes without having to book a flight or venture outdoors. Ski Dubai, the fantastic indoor ski slope in Mall of the Emirates, is designed for various skill levels. You can book lessons, visit the penguin enclosure and then huddle over a cup of hot cocoa in the ski 'lodge' cafe.