Top Romantic Things To Do On Valentine’s Day 2020 in Dubai!

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From breathtaking sunsets to splendid attractions, glorious tours and more, Dubai is a favorite among couples who want a romantic retreat. It is also the place to be on Valentine’s Day in Dubai 2020. The enchanting city is filled with thousands of possibilities that you can explore with your partner. Take your partner to Dubai this year and create memories that will be with you for a lifetime!

Valentines Day 2020 Event at IMG Worlds of Adventure

IMG World of Adventure

This Valentine’s Day 2020 you can take your other half out for an amazing ride at the IMG Worlds of Adventure! You will groove to the beats of DJ Bliss and DJ Taya Kruzz at the Valentine’s Day Party in IMG Worlds of Adventure. Also, dress to impress because the best-dressed couple stands a chance to win incredible prizes. You can access all the major rides when you buy the tickets to the event. So, what are you waiting for? Take your lover out for an exhilarating experience on Valentine’s Day.

Location: E311 – Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd – Dubai
Timings: 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Average Time Spent: Approx. 5 hours


  • For more information on the Valentine’s Day event at the IMG Worlds of Adventure, visit our page.
  • Book your tickets in advance to avoid any hassles.

Discover the Skyline of Dubai with the Towering Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa

Feel on the top of the world while you take-in the 360 views of the Dubai in all its glory at the Observation Deck of the Burj Khalifa. Take your partner to the 124th and 125th floor of the Burj Khalifa and for a Valentine’s Day special combine it with a tour to the 148th floor. Celebrate your Valentine’s Day 2020 at the highest observatory in the world. You can also take your partner for a romantic dinner with the Burj Khalifa Armani Meal. This tops the list for the romantic things to do in Dubai. So, what are you waiting for? Buy your Burj Khalifa Tickets now!   

Location: Observation Deck, 1, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai
Height: 830 meters
Timings: Non-prime hours: 8 AM to 3 PM; Prime Hours: 3.30 PM to 6 PM
Total No. Of Floors: 163
Observation Deck Level: 124 & 125
Average Time Spent: 1.5 hours


  • Burj Khalifa Tickets are priced differently for the Prime and Non-Prime Hours.
  • From 5:30 AM to 7:30 AM, you can watch a romantic sunrise along with Breakfast at the Burj Khalifa on the weekends (Thursday, Friday and Saturday).

Surprise your partner with a Romantic Desert Safari

Romantic Desert Safari

Are you looking to spend your Valentine’s Day in Dubai 2020 away from the hustle and bustle? Escape to the desert with your partner and spend the day in the middle of the desert. Watch the sky get painted with different hues during the sunset and gaze at the thousands of stars lighting up the sky at night time. Also, relish the scrumptious spread laid out for you in the desert. You can also add thrill to your day with the dune-bashing and camel ride. It will be you and your loved one under the glittering night sky. Surprise your partner with the best Valentine’s Day celebration in Dubai. You can also choose the Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner as an alternate.  

Location: Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
Timings: Overnight Stay


  • There are several inclusions in the desert safari like dune-bashing, belly dancing, adult drinks and more. So, explore it fully!
  • Carry some toiletries, towels, medicines or anything else that is important for you as you will be spending the night there.

Spend a Magical Evening at the Dubai Opera

Dubai Opera Shows

Do you and your partner love to watch the theatre? We have the perfect plan for you! Head to the Dubai Opera Shows to spend the evening watching Jules Grison perform ‘Formidable! The Show’ which is a tribute to the legend Charles Aznavour. The evening will be a dreamlike experience. It is a fantastic way to spend Valentine’s Day in Dubai in 2020.

Location: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd – Dubai
Timings: 3:00 PM or 8:00 PM
Average Time Spent: Approx. 2 hours


  • Reach the Dubai Opera at least 30 minutes before the show.
  • There are some amazing restaurants at the Dubai Opera so you can head there for a delectable meal.

Spend a Romantic Evening Onboard the Dhow Cruise

Dhow Cruise

Redefine tranquility and luxury, nothing is better than a romantic dinner while you cruise through the Dubai Creek on the traditional Dhow. It is one of the most romantic things to do in Dubai.
You can choose from a range of modern cruises and traditional rides complete with the candlelight dinner, romantic music, personalized setting and more. The options include Dhow Cruise Creek, Dhow Cruise Marina, Bateaux Dinner! Take your lover out for a mesmerizing celebration of Valentine’s Day in Dubai 2020.   

Boarding Location: Deira Creek
Inclusions: Soft drinks, tea or coffee, beverages, music & dance show, and international buffet dinner
Average Time Spent: Boarding at 8:30 PM; Ends at 10 PM (90 minutes)

Visit the Floral Wonderland- Miracle Garden Dubai

Miracle Garden Dubai

Flowers represent love like nothing else! Imagine surprising your loved one with a tour of a garden full of about 45 million flowers in full bloom! Take a walk through the heart passage and watch the stunning display of flowers around you at the Miracle Garden Tickets. In the midst of the world’s biggest garden of natural flowers, you will feel the romance surround you! You can also visit other scintillating attractions like the Airbus A380, Butterfly Passage, Floral Castles and more.  

Location: Al Barsha South 3, Barsha, Dubailand Area, Dubai
Timings: Sunday to Thursday: 9 AM to 9 PM; Friday and Saturday: 9 AM to 11 PM
Average Time Spent: 1.5 -2 hours


  • Book your tickets online to avoid waiting in long queues.
  • You can book the Hopper Pass that also includes the Global Village Dubai.

Take A Romantic Hot Air Balloon Ride

Romantic Hot Air Balloon Ride

What do you think about taking the love of your life up in the sky full of stunning views of the sunrise and dazzling views of the landscape? The Hot Air Balloon Ride commences in the middle of the vast Arabian Desert in Dubai and is a classic romantic gesture for your better half. From 4000ft above the ground, you will see the vast stretch of the desert, the inhabitants of the sandy land and the views of the towering sky-scrapers at a distance. It is your chance to collect memories that you will cherish for a lifetime. You will also be welcomed with delectable breakfast after you complete the ride. For Valentine’s Day celebration in Dubai, this ride is one of the best things that you can do.

Location: Margham Desert area, Dubai
Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM
Average Time Spent: Ride takes 60 minutes.


  • Wear comfortable clothes for the best experience (according to the weather conditions).
  • Carry a camera with you to take breathtaking photographs of your views.

Witness the Dubai Skyline with the Helicopter Ride

Helicopter Ride

How about surprising your partner with a romantic gesture that matches the countless over-the-top gestures in movies? The Helicopter Ride is just that. Fly over the enthralling city of Dubai hustling beneath you. Get an unmatched view of the Dubai Marina, Spice Market, Dubai Creek and many more. This iconic surprise on Valentine’s Day in Dubai 2020 will take your partner’s breath away and therefore you will be able to make the most of it and make memories for years to come.  

Location: Nassimi Beach Parking, Atlantis Hotel, Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Different timings according to different tours
Average Time Spent: 12 minutes, 17 minutes or 22 minutes.


  • Make sure that you are carrying your passports.
  • Choose the longer rides as it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Dinner in the Sky

Dinner in the Sky

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is a little extra. So, why not go the extra mile this Valentine’s Day in Dubai 2020!? Book a surprise Dinner in the Sky for your better half. You will be raised 50m above the ground for a delectable meal while you enjoy the views of the city beneath you! It is one of the most romantic things to do for couples in Dubai.

Location: Dubai International Marine Club
Timings: There are different timings for different sessions
Average Time Spent: 90-minute


  • Book your dinner in advance as it is one of the most sought after experiences on Valentine’s Day.
  • Carry a light wind-cheater with you in case you feel cold.

Get Enchanted by the Dubai Fountains

Dubai Fountains

Every year for the Valentine’s Day celebration, the Dubai Fountains put on an incredible show that is themed on love and togetherness. The Palace Downtown is the perfect place to show thousands of expressions of love and create infinite memories with the view of the stunning fountains, extravagant romantic celebration or a quiet dinner. Book your seat anywhere that has an unrestricted view of the fountains so that you can indulge in some mouthwatering food along with a remarkable view.

Location: The Dubai Mall, Dubai
Timings: Monday to Sunday: 6 pm to 11 pm
Frequency: Every 30 minutes
Average Time Spent: 1-1.5 hours  


  • Book your table in advance so that you do not miss out on the opportunity of surprising your partner.
  • Choose the place carefully for amazing views of the Dubai Fountains.

Watch a movie in the open

VOX Cinemas

There is probably nothing more romantic than sitting on a rooftop and watching your favorite movie under the night sky. With bean bags, couches and more, the VOX Cinemas Outdoor promise a perfect way to spend Valentine’s Day 2020. You can also a delightful meal with the delicious items from the a la carte! Book the tickets in advance as the tickets sell out fast!

Location: Galleria Mall – Al Wasl Rd – Dubai
Timings: According to the show you choose
Average Time Spent: According to the movie’


  • Book well in advance to avoid any hassles.
  • The outdoor theatre is on the rooftop so take light jackets to avoid getting cold.

Spend your day Diving in the Deep Waters

Scuba Diving

If you both love water then you can spend your Valentine’s Day Dubai and make everlasting memories You can venture into the depths of the sea and explore the marine life by taking a day trip to the Gulf of Oman. Explore the captivating seascape by Scuba Diving at Fujairah. The vast marine life at the underwater kingdom will leave you mesmerized beyond words.    

Location: Sandy Beach Diving Center
Timings: 9 AM
Average Time Spent: 3 hours


  • You should know the basics of swimming before this experience.
  • Carry food, swimming clothes, and sunscreen to make yourself comfortable.

Spend your evening on a Luxury Yacht

Luxury Yacht Tour

Surprise your partner by organizing a private luxury yacht tour for them! To add to your experience, you can also go for a picnic on the yacht by getting your favorite food along. You can also dance with your loved one and organize a barbecue on the yacht. Enjoy the enchanting views of the skyline and the iconic buildings in Dubai. This is one of the most luxurious ways to spend your Valentine’s Day 2020 in Dubai.  

Location: Dubai Marina
Timings: According to your choice
Average Time Spent: According to your choice


  • You have to carry your own food on the yacht.
  • If you want to do fishing, you have to carry the bait to the yacht.

Take your lover on a Luxury Limousine Ride

Luxury Limousine Ride

Do you want to organize a super luxurious Valentine’s Day celebration in Dubai? Then. You can surprise your better half with a ride in a luxury limousine with a chauffeur. While you are in the limousine, you will be served with soft drinks which will add to the celebration. This private limousine tour is the perfect way to make your lover feel special.

Location: Pick up from any Dubai Hotels/Residences
Timings: According to your choice
Average Time Spent: 1 hour


  • Food, consuming alcohol and Smoking is strictly prohibited in the private Limousine.
  • There is a choice between different models of a limousine, so choose wisely!

Valentines Night Opera and Dinner on-board the QE2


Spend a magical evening with a candlelight dinner under the sparkling stars along with the soulful Italian opera at ‘La Voce Dell’ Amore – The voice of love’ aboard Queen Elizabeth 2 Valentine’s Day Tickets. Dine under the stars with a scrumptious meal on the decks of the QE2 and let the legendary duo Antonio Perez Iranzi and Fiona Tanner Baldwin serenade you in a truly breathtaking evening. Set against the scintillating Dubai skyline, this is the ultimate destination to experience true romance.

Location: The QE2 Dubai, Mina Rashid, UAE Dubai
Timings: 8 PM-11 PM
Average Time Spent: 3 hours


  • Book in advance to avoid any hassles or missing out on the opportunity.
  • Wear comfortable clothes and carry light jackets to avoid the cold.

Shop the Day Away!

Dubai Mall

I don’t want to go shopping…said no woman ever! So, why not spend the day while shopping with your lady love. There are numerous malls in Dubai such as the Dubai Mall, Ibn Battuta Mall, WAFI Mall, Dubai Festival City Mall, one can never get enough of the hustle and bustle in Dubai. You can also take the Shopping Tour which covers Dragon Mart, Meena Bazaar, Spice Market, and Karama market.

Location: Anywhere in Dubai
Timings: According to your choice
Average Time Spent: According to you


  • If you are looking for good discounts, head to the Souks and local markets.
  • The best things to buy include Gold, Chocolates, Arabic Perfumes, Shisha Kits, Carpets, Electronics, and Spices.

Xclusive: Special Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise Marina

Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise

Take your better half out for a splendid celebration of love onboard Xclusive’s 125ft luxury houseboat. The luxurious two-hour cruise commences from Dubai Marina and goes all the way to the iconic architectural marvel Burj Al Arab to give you the spectacular photo-worthy moments. While you enjoy a specially handcrafted dinner menu catered by The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, you can expect some awesome surprises coming your way. The five-star hospitality by the Xclusive Crew, the royal red carpet entry and the modern glass boat are just a few of the things that you can expect in this grand event. The highlight of the experience is the live entertainment onboard that will play your favorite tunes on request to set the perfect mood for the evening. There will be complimentary chocolates and roses for the couples to mark the day of love!

Location: Xclusive Yachts Kiosk -Pier 7, Dubai Marina 
Timings: 8.30 PM to 10.00 PM 
Average Time Spent: 90 minutes

These are the best things that you can do on Valentine’s Day in Dubai that will help you in spending unforgettable moments together. It is always important to travel and explore with your partner because that is how you can live some of the best days of your life! For a complete guide on the things to do in Dubai in February, read our blog!
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What are the top things to do on Valentine’s Day in Dubai 2020?

There are many things that you can do on Valentine’s Day in Dubai include:

  • Renting a Luxury Limousine
  • Scuba Diving at the Fujairah
  • Valentines Night Dinner and Opera at QE2
  • Cruise through the Dubai Creek on the Dhow Cruise

What are the best things to do for couples in Dubai?

Some of the best things that couples can do in Dubai include:

  • Relax at the Spa in Burj Khalifa
  • Shopping at the Dubai Mall
  • Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride
  • Visit the Dubai Fountains

What are the best places to propose in Dubai?

The best places to propose in Dubai include:

  • Miracle Garden
  • Private Yacht
  • Dubai Fountains
  • Burj Khalifa

Can ladies wear shorts in Dubai?

Yes, ladies can wear shorts in Dubai except for some places that ask you to cover your knees.

Can unmarried couples stay in a hotel in Dubai?

Yes, according to the current rules, unmarried couples will be allowed to stay in a hotel in Dubai.

What can you do for free in Dubai on Valentine’s Day?

You can visit various places for free in Dubai on Valentine’s Day:

  • Visit the old Dubai and go to the Coffee Museum.
  • Visit Burj Nahar.
  • See the Dubai Fountains.
  • Visit the Dubai Canal.
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