“Romantic Escapade in Dubai Brings Unique Experiences to Adventurous Couples”4 min read
17 February 2020, Singapore and Malaysia – Love comes alive on a romantic trip to Dubai with dreamy displays of spectacular skyline and mesmerizing sunrise over desert oasis while love birds dine under the starry sky, embark on an adventure discovering the exotic land and catch all sensational entertainment the dazzling city has to offer. The array of enjoyable activities makes it the perfect honeymoon destination for couples to celebrate any special occasions.
Kayaking at Hatta Dam
Sedr Trailers Resort
Damani Lodges Resort
Find unique accommodation, authentic dining, and exhilarating activities all in one destination at the breath-taking Hatta mountains safari or the exotic desert safari. Cradled by the staggering peaks of Hajar Mountains, the picturesque enclave of Hatta is known for its scenic beauty and historical heritage. The eco-friendly attraction is also home to the region’s first luxurious “trailer hotel”, the Sedr Trailers Resort and the cozy hill-top glamping at Damani Lodges Resort. Both quirky accommodations come with private terrace, communal bonfire and barbecue facilities for a true camping experience. Adventurous couples will also find plenty of thrills in the region’s hotspot such as hiking, mountain biking, kayaking at Hatta Dam, axe throwing, archery, stargazing, freefall jumps and many more.
Bab Al Shams Desert Drive
Al Maha’s Bedouin Suite Private Pool
Hot Air Balloon Experience
For lovers, spending a night together under the starry sky lit by moonlight, in the vast majestic Arabian Desert adds more charm to the surreal romantic experience. Choose from one of the many tour operators for an authentic Arabic camping stay in the Bedouin camps that takes guest back in time before the city was born, and experience signature activities like camelback rides, sandboarding, falconry exhibitions, dune bashing, henna painting, ATV, traditional music and dance performances. For a more luxurious experience, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa offers complete tranquillity with authentic Arabic architecture, top-tier hospitality and lavish buffet spread; or indulge at the private, guest-only Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa and catch sunset at the comfort of the temperature-controlled private infinity plunge pool overlooking panoramic views of the Hajar mountain massif; or soar hundreds of feet high and marvel at the golden light turning the pristine desert dunes into shimmering pale gold during sunrise while trying to spot indigenous animals at the morning hot-air balloon experience.
Activities for the Love Birds
Dubai Miracle Garden
Dubai Fountain Boat Ride
The glitzy city offers an array of unique activities for couples. Immerse in love at the world’s largest natural floral extravaganza, witnessing more than 50 million flowers in full bloom at different exhibits and quirky layouts as Dubai Miracle Garden grace the city as an instagrammable hotspot every October to March, serving as great photo backdrop with the significant other. Enjoy a picnic, spot wildlife or cycle leisurely around the Al Qudra’s love lake, the newest addition cluster of lagoons in the beautiful desert oasis carved in the form of two hearts entwined together. Take a boat ride on to the Burj Lake to spectacle the beautifully choreographed water and light show at the Dubai Fountain as water shoots up to heights of 150 metres, forming glitters and colourful rainbows that reflect the lights underneath the water. Love takes off on the other end with the seaplane tour, where couples can enjoy a bird’s eye view of Dubai’s awe-inspiring skyline and iconic landmarks including Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab and Palm Jumeirah. Enjoy a classic date night dressing up in sophisticated attire for the perfect night out at Dubai Opera, the centre stage for all arts from musicals and ballets to operas and orchestra, or the city’s first-ever resident theatrical masterpiece – La Perle.
Couple Wellness & Spa
Saray Spa Hammam Room
Talise Ottoman Spa
Rayya Wellness VIP Treatment Room
Pamper with a loved one in sheer Arabian luxury treatment at JW Marriott Marquis’ Saray Spa private couple suites with a fully customized journey of relaxing massage and sweet honeymoon treats such as handmade chocolates and sparkling beverages, or opt for the signature “Arabian Body Rituals” featuring ancient healing techniques with locally sourced natural ingredients such as healing salts of the Dead Sea. At the popular Jumeirah Zabeel Saray’s Talise Ottoman Spa, revisit Hammam tradition that has been carried on for centuries using natural ingredients including coffee, Arabian rose, gold and even green tea, and dive into divinity at its indoor salt water Thalassotherapy swimming pool. Indulge in the ultimate opulence experiencing the “Iklik Hamman”, where the entire all-inclusive spa floor is dedicated to the couple with saunas, whirlpools, majlis, snow rooms, Jacuzzis, steam bath and relaxation lounges. Rayya Wellness Resort, located in The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel offers not only luxurious spa packages with latest technology, it also curates tailor-made wellness and fitness treatments, with access to highly skilled consultants including NLP practitioners, nutritionists, spa therapists and doctors of naturopathy.