Do you want to travel to Dubai with your spouse or partner? If yes, this article gives you a list of the best things to do in the city. Read Here!
Things to do in Dubai for couples
A trip to Dubai with your spouse will fascinate you for years to come because this city is the most beautiful place in the world, offering numerous things to do, including romantic ones, for couples. Here are some of the best things to do in Dubai with your significant other. Read on!
1. Visit Dubai Miracle Garden
Dubai Miracle Garden is the most romantic place in the city that attracts couples and partners. Although the Miracle Garden is away from Downtown, it is one of the most visited places in Dubai. The garden has more than 150 million plant and flower species, creating a fragrance-rich environment for couples to relieve stress and soothe their minds.
2. Learn History at Etihad Museum
Although Dubai offers many things for romantic couples, the trip is incomplete without visiting the Etihad Museum. Many couples who want to learn the ancient and modern history of Dubai visit this museum. The museum offers numerous interactive exhibits, artwork, artifacts, and exciting films. The place is a short walk from Jumeirah Mosque.
3. Walk around the Dubai Marina
The Dubai Marina is one of the most romantic places for couples to explore and enjoy. It is a top sight in the city and free to visit. In addition, walking around Dubai Marina is mesmerizing because you will enjoy seeing the tall buildings, skyscrapers, and lush green spaces, creating a soothing environment for couples to relieve stress and feel happy.
Don’t forget to stop at Pappa Roti Café to enjoy the best butter bun. The panoramic views and stunning landscape of Dubai Marina will calm your heart and soothe your mind. Surrounded by the scenic views of skyscrapers and luxury hotels/restaurants, spending a day in Dubai Marina is one of the best things to do for couples in this paradise-like Middle Eastern city.
4. Shop at the Dubai Mall
Dubai Mall has everything a couple would dream for, from 1,200 stores to aquariums and underwater zoos to candy shops, restaurants, cafes, cinemas, to luxury brands. It is near the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.
Some of the best things to do in Dubai Mall are visiting the VR Park, enjoying skiing, ice rink, shopping at Fashion Avenue, visiting Dubai Dino, and relishing the iFLY. Don’t forget to shop for your favorite items and eat lunch at one of the Indian or Lebanese restaurants.
5. Desert Safari
Desert Safari is the most iconic attraction in Dubai and a perfect place for couples and families to relish numerous activities, including dune bashing, camel riding, quad biking, belly dancing, camping, and spending night under the stars while eating the traditional Arab or Emirati food, including BBQs.
Moreover, a falconry show, henna tattooing, and belly dancing are cultural activities at Dubai Safari. Many companies offer Safari tours. Make sure you choose the one that comes within your budget. You can even spend a few days in the middle of the desert and enjoy the magical sunsets with your significant other.
6. Shop at a Traditional Souk
The souks in Dubai are local markets to browse and buy traditional goods. The best thing or item to buy in the traditional souks are souvenirs. Make sure you wear a scarf to respect the local culture. You can also purchase traditional artwork.
In addition, most areas of the souks are walkable and enjoyable. Remember, some vendors are aggressive in the market, so make sure you avoid arguing when buying things. However, most vendors and shopkeepers are professional and friendly.
Shopping at the traditional souk is one of the best things to do in Dubai for romantic couples. We recommend visiting the upscale souk near the Palace Hotel for a brilliant experience.
Although this souk is slightly less traditional, it offers numerous conventional products you will love to buy. Overall, the best thing about the souk is to experience the local culture and see what Dubai looked like in the yesteryears.
Millions of people, including couples, travel to Dubai to enjoy the traditional and ultramodern activities in the desert city. When you visit Dubai, you forget about Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Sydney, London, and Tokyo. Until Next Time!
- Article based on personal opinion, experience and research.
- Photos from Unsplash & canva.