Valentine’s day is right around the corner and Love is in the air! This romance-filled day is the perfect excuse to spoil your bae with some chocolates, flowers, and love. Dubai is all geared up to celebrate the day of love with a variety of options to make the day even more special for you and your loved one. From intimate dinners and staycations to other romantic things to do, here’s a list of places you can go to in Dubai this Valentine’s Day.
1. Aura Skypool Lounge
This Valentine’s Day spend your day by indulging in delicious food, swimming and being surrounded with mesmerizing views of the city. Unwind in Dubai's finest 360-degree infinity pool at one of the city's top rooftop pools. Enjoy the sweet sounds of a live violinist and resident DJ while relaxing on one of their comfortable daybeds or seated sofas and taking in breathtaking views of Dubai's most iconic sights. Couples will receive a red rose upon arrival, followed by a glass of champagne as a toast to their love. Swim while the stars are out, then enjoy a special "Taste of AURA" sharing platter. Expect to take home a premium AURA branded robe and tote bag as a memento of a magical evening. To avoid missing out on this enchanted and romantic experience, reserve your spots right away.
Location: Aura Skypool Lounge, St. Regis Hotel, Palm Jumeirah
Timings: 08:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Price: from AED 500 per couple
2. Ce La Vi
Celebrate the most romantic day of the year to the fullest at Dubai's top rooftop restaurant, CE LA VI. With their exquisite à la carte menu or a mouthwatering 4-course set menu, this mesmerizing venue invites couples to experience love through gastronomy. The set menu features dishes like pan-roasted sea bass, black truffle "sushi rice" risotto, smoked chocolate foie gras, and CÉ LA VI's famous vanilla cheesecake. Additionally, a live violinist and pianist will enhance the romantic ambiance and encourage couples to dine and dance in the most intimate and perfect setting. Ladies will also be given a box of beautiful red roses as a memento of the evening. Those who want to enjoy CE LA VI's romantic journey while getting a front-row seat to the Burj Khalifa can upgrade to an outdoor table. The romantic atmosphere will be up a notch at this iconic venue thanks to its delectable menu and breathtaking views.
Location: CE LA VI, Level 54, Address Sky View Hotel, Downtown Dubai
Timings: 07:00 pm onwards
Price: AED 2,000 minimum spend per couple for indoor and lounge seating AED 5,000 minimum spend per couple for outdoor terrace seating.
Valentine's Day at Babylon is sheer indulgence, with 4 different packages to choose from, each including a sumptuous sharing menu created especially for the occasion, as well as Valentine-themed drinks and desserts and special add-ons. Here are the four different packages and what you can expect in each of them –
Package 1 - Guests will receive a welcome drink upon arrival, dine on the special couple’s tasting menu along with two glasses of bubbly and dessert.
Package 2- Guests will receive a welcome drink upon arrival, dine on the special couple’s tasting menu along with two glasses of bubbly and dessert. You will also get a bouquet of roses that are will be perfect for your loved one.
Package 3- Guests will receive a welcome drink upon arrival, dine on the special couple’s tasting menu along with two glasses of bubbly and dessert. Along with that you also get a return to Tiffany pendant from Tiffany & Co which is the perfect gift and the best way to end your end your love-filled night.
Package 4 – Guests will receive a welcome drink upon arrival, dine on the special couple’s tasting menu along with two glasses of bubbly and dessert. You will also get a bouquet of roses that are will be perfect for your loved one and return to Tiffany pendant from Tiffany & Co which is the perfect gift for your loved one.
Those looking to impress their bae, this is the perfect opportunity! So, hurry up and book now to experience a night if seduction and curiosity this Valentine’s day.
Location: Podium Level. Gate Village 05, DIFC
Timings: 07:00 pm – 03:00 am
Price: AED 800 per person (package1) | AED 2300 per couple (package 2) |AED 3300 per couple (package 3 ) | AED 4000 per couple (package 4)
4. Trader Vic’s
For couples who want to indulge in a variety of delicious and mouthwatering dishes on this love-filled day, Trader Vic's has created a five-course menu. The menu includes an amuse bouche consisting of a trio of oysters, a selection of appetizers, and the option to cleanse the palate between courses with an exotic dark cherry sorbet. For the main course, the entrees are a distinctive Asian surf and turf concept made up of baked half a lobster and cubes of wagyu tenderloin beef. Couples can go crazy with the warm chocolate lava, peanut butter ice cream, and mango cream for the perfect sweet ending. If you are a food lover who love nothing more than eating amazing food with the perfect company of your partner, Trader Vic’s is your place to go this Valentines!
Location: Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Palm West Beach
Timings: 06:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Price: AED 750 per couple (5-course menu and a bottle of sparkling), AED 1,500 (5-course menu in private cabana and a bottle of bubbly).
Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Palm Jumeirah while spending the perfect Valentine's Day and savoring a superbly prepared six-course set menu with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. This Valentine's Day, Khyber will be packed with lovers thanks to its cozy tables and outdoor seating. To get the evening started off right, welcome drinks will be served to guests upon arrival. Starters, North Indian main dishes, and decadent desserts have all been specially selected for the occasion as menu highlights.
Location: Khyber, Dukes the Palm, Palm Jumeirah
Timings: 05:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Price: AED 200 per person vegetarian menu | AED 250 per person non vegetarian menu
6. Cove Beach
Want to spend the year's most romantic day at the beach with your partner? Couples are invited to relax by the beach or pool at Cove Beach while savoring a four-course set menu that includes unlimited premium drinks and live entertainment which promises an unrivaled level of romance. For a little more privacy, couples can also reserve the Jacuzzi and cabanas. Enjoy the sun as you celebrate the most romantic day.
Location: Cove Beach, Caesars Palace, Bluewater’s Island
Timings: 07:00 pm onwards
Price: AED 1,999 for 2
This Valentine's Day exclusive beach dinner begins with hors d'oeuvres and continues with a three-course lavish menu, unlimited beverages, and a bottle of rosé champagne. Enjoy it all while being nestled into a private teepee tent with your toes in the sand. To complete the intimate experience, book a couples massage at The Ritz-Carlton, Spa Dubai. Book now for an unforgettable romantic and intimate experience.
Location: Tamoka & Caña by Tamoka, The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR
Timings: 12:00 pm - 01:00 am
Price: AED 250 (la carte experience) AED 2,750 per couple AED3,850 if you add in the massage
8. Westlodge Saloon
At Weslodge Saloon, make the most out of the most romantic day of the year. Couples are invited to indulge in a special five-course romantic menu which is filled with delectable dishes that will satisfy you. The menu includes – fresh oysters, wagyu tartare served with harissa aioli, spiced roasted cashew nut, and toasted sourdough bread or a delicious salad with marinated beetroot carpaccio, topped with pickled walnut, local cress and gherkin mustard dressing for starters. A choice of black angus striploin straight off the charcoal grill with a Jerusalem artichoke puree, fondant potato and red wine jus, a chargrilled sole or braised red chicory with parmesan fondue for main course. And finally, a heart-shaped milk chocolate mousse and raspberry sorbet that will make you feel loved giving your meal a perfect ending. The five-course menu also includes two non-alcoholic drinks, as well as coffee and petit fours.
Location: City Walk, Al Wasl
Timings: 05:30 – 12:00 am
Price: AED 220 per person
9. Love lake Dubai
Have an intimate picnic this Valentine’s in the most romantic picnic spot in Dubai! Love Lake Dubai has been an irresistible place to visit for anyone with romance in their hearts, ever since it opened. It is a large area surrounded by sand dunes and fauna with two intertwined heart-shaped lakes. The two heart shaped lakes cover can only be viewed from the sky. Nevertheless, you won’t be disheartened with your time spend here as every inch of the area is dedicated to with even the trees spelling out the word 'Love.' Its love-filled atmosphere is what makes it the ideal location for couples to spend some quality time together. What better way to celebrate the most romantic day of the year in the most romantic place in Dubai!
Location: pleasant 10-minute drive away from Al Qudra Lake, just off Umm Sequim-AL Ain Road
Timings: open 24hrs
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Where to spend Valentine's Day is an obvious choice when Mezzanine Dubai is offering a three-course set menu of carefully chosen dishes, live music, a bottle of sparkling with the grandeur of Souk Madinat. Guests at Mezzanine have a variety of dishes to choose from for each course. To start, there are dishes like stuffed portobello mushrooms or steak carpaccio salad. Then either grilled salmon or beef bourguignon is served for mains and to finish, either apple crumble or the classic chocolate fondant will be served. In addition to the meal is a bottle of Prosecco. Enjoy delicious food, spectacular live entertainment along with the mesmerizing views of Souk Madinat, your Valentine’s Day is going to be all loved up and perfect.
Location: Mezzanine Bar and Kitchen, Souk Madinat
Timings: 10:00 am – 03:00 am
Price: AED 699 per couple