Posted by: Aniket Agarwal
If there’s one city that offers luxury for all and is truly an all-in-one travel destination, it’s Dubai. With an exquisite skyline, alluring beaches, and an ultra-modern lifestyle, Dubai is the ‘Kohinoor’ of the Sahara desert. The reason for its immense popularity among honeymooners is because Dubai offers the perfect combo of water, sand, and snow. How? You can go for a relaxing swim at the Jumeirah beach, go for dune bashing in the Sahara and play with snowballs at Ski Dubai. In this blog, we’ll tell you the top 10 things to do in Dubai on your honeymoon trip. If you plan nicely, you can do all these things within a five day trip to the Emirate city. We’re sure after reading this blog, you would want to plan your trip asap. To ensure a great trip ineedtrip has given links to exclusive Dubai honeymoon packages and Dubai Holiday Packages only for you.
Seeing Dubai from the top of Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa has to be at the top spot (pun intended), every tourist that visits Dubai has this activity in his/her itinerary. The spectacular skyline of Dubai from the 124th floor of Burj Khalifa will make you wonder how someone could build such a modern city in the middle of a desert. But how is it a couple activity? Imagine standing at the top of one of the tallest buildings in the world while looking down at the magnificent city with your partner, doesn’t that excite you? Bonus: If either of you is scared of heights, you’ll be holding each other very tightly, the moment you look down, you’ll have goosebumps. One more thing, if you plan your honeymoon to Dubai with ineedtrip, you’ll be able to get to Burj Khalifa free as it’s included in all of the Dubai packages.
Things to do: Be Awestruck by Dubai’s skyline, Get pictures, take the Burj Khalifa tour
How to reach: Is that even a question? Cab/Metro/Taxi, everything will take you there.
Skydiving over Palm Jumeirah
Heard about the human-made island of Dubai, the Palm Jumeirah? Why don’t you take a top view of the splendid island before you go down to take the tour on foot? Skydiving in Dubai is considered to be one of the best adventure sports in the Emirates. And diving over the Jumeirah will be a once in a lifetime experience. If you’re someone who loves adventure sports and skydiving has been one of your dream adventures, then this is the perfect place to strike it off from the bucket list. Do note that this is one of the must-must do activities in Dubai.
After the dive, when you need some time to relax, you can either hit the Jumeirah beach or visit the aquaventure waterpark at Atlantis if you’re looking for some more adventure.
Things to do: After the dive, take the Palm cruise tour, Aquaventure waterpark.
How to reach: Get to the Internet City or Nakheel metro station and take a cab from there or reach the Damac metro station and take the tram to Palm Jumeirah.
Playing with snow at Ski Dubai.
We told you that Dubai offers sand, water, and snow all in one place, right? Here’s your chance to a snowy getaway. Ski Dubai is much more than a skiing slope, it’s home to 10s of exhilarating snow activities. It is one of the biggest snow parks in the world where you can try activities like skiing, zorbing, swimming with the penguins, and much more. Play in the snow, lie down to make butterflies or maybe make a snowman there are a lot of activities to do if you’re not up for skiing. Here’s the best part, remember bumping cars? You’ll get to relive your childhood with a twist, at Ski Dubai, you can take the wheel at Ice Bumping cars and enjoy your heart out. This is one of the best activity in Dubai for people traveling with family.
There, there, don’t get all mushy over those childhood memories. Visiting Skii Dubai is one of the best things to do in Dubai for couples.
Things to do: Besides playing with the snow? Ice bumper cars, skiing, zorbing, zip-lining, pictures with penguins
How to reach: Take the metro till the Mall of Emirates station and then follow the signboards
Shopping at the world’s biggest mall
The Dubai Mall is the biggest mall in the world. It’s so vast that it’ll take a week to explore each and every section. With over 1000 shops to buy from, the place is heaven for shopaholics. Even if you don’t want to go shopping, there are a lot of things to do here, and a tour of Dubai Mall will leave you wondering about the crazy ideas architects come up with. Couples always visit ‘Hysteria,’ a scary house built within the Dubai Mall to witness ultimate horror and experience what being haunted feels like.This place will truly test your bond, will you run from the ghosts or will you protect your partner and make sure they feel secure? Walk-in scared, holding hands and come out hugging and laughing at the scary traps.
Things to do: 4 out of 10 things in this blog are located here, so that’ll be all
How to reach: Take the metro to the “Dubai Mall’ station
Witnessing Earth’s diverse Marine life at the Underwater Zoo
The underwater zoo and aquarium in Dubai require no introduction. With 10s of activities to do, this is the best place to witness the exotic marine life of Earth. You would see whales, tiger sharks, turtles and over 140 species of fishes here, your visit to this place will be full of awestruck moments and unbelievable sights. If that’s not enough, you and your partner can go for shark diving and come face to face with the ultimate predator on Earth. You can go for Cage Snorkeling if you don’t want to take the risk of getting mauled.
You’ll enter the 10 million liter tank in a cage wearing your snorkeling gear, you’ll be as close to the sharks and other fishes as you would while diving, but since you’ll be in a cage, it will be safer.
Things to do: Shark Feeding, Shark Diving, Cage Snorkeling
How to reach: Take the metro to the “Dubai Mall’ station
Going for Sahara Safari and Dune Bashing
Besides the electrifying nightlife, luxurious hotels, and sky-touching buildings, Dubai offers an exquisite getaway to the Sahara.Desert chases are frequent in action and thriller movies, but what if you get to see and feel what the actors do while moving up and down the dunes in superfast SUVs. You can go for a hot balloon ride to have a top view of Dubai or maybe take a camel ride to explore the Sahara. With ineedtrip’s Dubai honeymoon packages, you’ll get to experience the thrill of dune bashing and desert safari for free.
Things to do: Dune bashing, Quad bike riding, Sandboarding, Camel Riding
How to reach: You don’t have to worry about it, all of the Dubai packages at ineedtrip include desert safari
Trying watersports and swimming at Jumeirah Beach.
A beach, finally! Now that you’ve had the feels of visiting Manali (at ski Dubai) and Jaisalmer (at Sahara safari), it’s time to visit a beach place. The Jumeirah beach attracts a lot of crowds, thanks to its white sand and clear waters. You can go for a swim with your partner on the spotless beach and lay down on the beach to soak in the sun later. The place is perfect for a long evening stroll after a day full of water sports. Watersports! You have to try fly fishing, as weird as the name sounds you’ll be strapped to a big E shaped inflatable tied to a speedboat. It’s like parasailing, but the fun part is that unlike parasailing, you wouldn’t know which direction the speedboat is headed, the excitement will keep you enthralled.
Things to do: Flyfishing, Flyboarding, Diving Parasailing, Wakeboarding and much more
How to reach: Take the metro up to Emirates Tower station and catch a taxi from there
Taking a tour of the Bollywood Park
Are you a Bollywood fan? Do you want to shoot some dacoits with Jai and Veeru? At Bollywood park, you’ll get to see Salman Bhai (duplicate) beating the life out of goons to rescue his girlfriend. Take the ride to catch Don in a 3D tunnel or watch a spectacular dance at the set of MughaleAzam. If you ever felt like being a director, you can create your own trailer of the movie “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara”. you can cast your partner as the lead of the story if you want.
Things to do: Take all the 3D, and 4D rides, Motiongate park, and Legoland are nearby
How to reach: Take the red line metro, get off at the last stop and take a taxi to Dubai Parks and Resorts
Experiencing the culture of over 100 countries at the Global Village
To visit the global village, you will have to travel to Dubai between October and April. If you plan your honeymoon during that time, the Global Village is the best place to visit in Dubai. You’ll get to see and experience the culture of over 100 countries, their local dance, food, music, and much more. This particular place requires at least two days to be explored thoroughly. By visiting just Dubai, you’ll be kind of traveling to 100 countries. When people ask, “where did you go for the honeymoon?”, you can say world tour.
Things to do: Attending Live concerts, trying local cuisines, shopping local art and visiting the circus
How to reach: Public buses, cab or taxi, there’s no direct rail route
The Dubai Fountain
Have you watched the movie Ocean’s Eleven? The Dubai Fountain is much bigger than the one shown in that movie. It is the best place to be after a long day of shopping at the Dubai Mall or Dubai Souks. Each show at the fountain lasts for 4-5 minutes, and there are multiple shows from 6 PM to 11 PM. There won’t be any second when the music, the lights, and the rhythm of the water. The Dubai Fountain is entirely free. You can stay as long as you want and watch as many shows as you wish till 11 PM.
Things to do: Just enjoy the music and the light show
How to reach: You just have to get to the Dubai Mall as we mentioned above
If you plan to visit around Jan-Feb, you can experience the Dubai Shopping Festival as well. If you want to know more about it, read our blog on a guide to shopping at the Dubai Shopping Festival.
These are the top 10 activities for couples in Dubai. If you’ve made up your mind to travel to Dubai and do all these activities, here’s our offer.
Check out our Dubai honeymoon packages section to claim extraordinary discounts and get to customize your own package.
With ineedtrip, you can relax and enjoy the honeymoon, while we take care of your hotel and travel arrangements. Our Dubai honeymoon packages will take you on the tour of Burj Khalifa and get you to a thrilling desert safari. We’ll also arrange a dinner on the dhow cruise to make your honeymoon more memorable.
Let’s go forward with customizing your package.