Dubai may be a fast-paced city with ultra-stylish architecture, endless leisure attractions, and high-end shopping and dining choices. That said, it is also a fantastic place for a romantic holiday. So, if you are looking to give a perfect start to the new chapter of your life, simply choose Dubai for your honeymoon.
The rest is assured that it makes for an unforgettable and treasured getaway with your beloved.
Now if you need help putting together your upcoming trip, you can consider adding a few or all of the below attractions.
1. Ain Dubai
Start off your honeymoon in Dubai by taking to Ain Dubai! It is the world’s tallest and largest observation wheel that peaks to a height of 250 meters, giving you the unparalleled views over the Bluewaters Island, Palm Jumeirah, and Dubai Marina. Pose for some cool snaps as you enjoy the approximately 40 minutes ride in one of its 48 capsules that is completely enclosed and air-conditioned as well.
For the most exclusive and intimate experience, you can opt for premium tickets inclusive of dine and drink options (dependent on your choice.) Back in the ground, head to Madame Tussauds Dubai in the vicinity. It is the first of its kind in the Middle East that allows for some cool pictures with the life-size wax models of your favorite celebrities.
2. Museum of the Future
This is one of Dubai’s recently opened museums where you can both journey into the future. It will transport you to 2071 as you explore its diverse zones and galleries that appear straight from a high-tech movie set. You get to experience the future of wellness, be part of enlightening discussion panels, and even witness the Digital Amazon, among others. Apart from these, the structure itself is uber striking, with its ring like steely structure comprising a hollow part in its center.
3. Burj Khalifa
Take your love for each other to new extraordinary height at Burj Khalifa! After all, it is the world’s tallest building, soaring to a height of over 828 meters. Get your Burj Khalifa tickets to its ‘At the Top’ observation deck, located on the structure’s 124th level or 148th level where you get the rare chance to stand on the world’s highest observation deck.
Add an amazing dining session at the Café (on the ground level) and further enjoy added perks such as the world’s fastest elevator ride as well as an exciting presentation on the region’s modest past.
4. The Dubai Mall
Shopping is the first thing that comes into the mind when you think about a mall. While the Dubai Mall is one of the ultimate shopping destinations to delight your other half, it is more than that! It is an ultimate destination for an action and fun packed outing, with its mix of adventurous and edutainment attractions. Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Dubai Ice Rink, VR (Virtual Reality) Park, Hysteria and Infinity Des Lumières (the first digital art gallery in the Middle East) are just a few to mention. That’s not all; you should not miss the iconic Dubai Fountain show that is right outside the mall, against the backdrop of Burj Khalifa.
5. The View at The Palm
Gift your beloved with the best ever views while in Dubai! The legendary man-made island of Palm Jumeirah needs no introduction. Get the full 360 degree views of this palm-tree shaped island as well as its breathtaking surroundings by simply heading to the View at the Palm. It is the first of its kind observation deck that is built for this purpose. It is perched on the 52nd level of the Palm Tower which also hosts an interactive exhibit (featuring aquarium inspired tunnels) plus an amazing café area.
6. La Perle by Dragone
Add some distinct fun, magic and passion to your honeymoon by watching La Perle by Dragone. This is a captivating show that is definite to wow you with its inspiring blend of brilliant performances, unbeatable athleticism, extraordinary artistry, enchanting choreography, high-end special effects, and stylish costumes. What is more enticing is that all these happen in on or above water; not to mention, the stage itself is one of this show’s major draws. With over 2.7 million liters of water, you get to see the performers diving 25 meters into this aqua stage. It can also be transformed into a dry platform in no time.
8. XLine Dubai
Want to do indulge in a safe yet pulse-pounding aerial adventure together? One of the highly recommended activities to do in Dubai is XLine Dubai. It is the world’s fastest, longest and mostly the steepest urban zipline which you can enjoy with your spouse by your side, thanks to two parallel zip cables found here. You will fly like a superhero in a belly-down, head-first kind of position. Beyond the exciting adventure and fun elements, it allows you to take in the most glorious views over the modern Dubai, especially across Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) and Palm Jumeirah.
Now if you wish to get adventurous and impulsive in the lap of nature, take a quick retreat to Hatta, which is just about 140 kilometers from Dubai. It is an unspoiled part of the emirate where you can visit the historical Hatta 360 Observatory (developed in 1880), Hatta Falaj – depicting the region’s ancient water supply system, and of course the 3000-year-old Hatta Heritage Village where the time stands still. Wish to add some action and amusement? Make your way to Hatta Honey Bee Discovery Centre which is one of the region’s largest honey producers or visit the Swan Lake where you can indulge in water activities in a scenic setting.
10. Dhow Cruise
Treat yourself and your love of the life to an atmospheric dining in a rustic ambience aboard a wooden sailing vessel, known as dhow. It makes for a fantastic evening, no matter you wish to cap off your day with a quintessential Dubai activity or want to give a perfect kick off to your night out in Dubai. Subject to your dhow cruise package, it mostly includes buffet dining with unlimited refreshments and traditional performances like Tanura show.
Dubai is a city that is supremely eclectic and out of the world. And the best thing is that it satisfies every budget and preference. Whether you want to splurge or simply don’t want to leave a dent in your pocket, Dubai offers you the best of options in all categories, thus promising you a dreamy honeymoon that you have come to expect.