Did you know Dubai is great vacation spot for couples! We’ve put together a list of romantic things for couples to do in Dubai.

If you thought Paris was the city of romance, you need to reconsider that and opt instead for cheap flights to Dubai to get your romance on!

You’re probably thinking Dubai? Romance?

Yes! Dubai!


One of our favourite couples Banky W & Adesua Etomi even got engaged in the oil rich city and we have had some popular Nigerian celebs tie the knot there as well.

If our fave celebrities flocking to Dubai for a lovers vacation isn’t enough to convince you that Dubai is the new romantic hotspot, then the amazing desert sunrises, aquamarine splendour and exclusive views of the city skyline should do the trick!

With cheap flights to Dubai from Nigeria on offer, what more could you ask for?!

In that vein we’ve put together 9 romantic ideas for couples to do In Dubai! Check it out below.

1. Overnight Desert Safari


We can’t think of anything more romantic than a night under the starry Dubai dessert sky. Overnight Safaris are a truly magnificent experience with activities like henna painting, belly dancing, Dune bashing, sunset photography and camel rides to name a few.


Couple: Ife & Timi on their Dubai baecation. Image Credit: @Ife_X Indstagram

It culminates in watching the sunrise the following morning.

2. Underwater Dining


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For a touch of romance and indulgence with bae, enjoy the best cuisine and finest wines while watching the different ocean species swim right beside you.

It truly is a breath-taking experience. Restaurants that offer the underwater dining experience are: The Al Maraj at Burj al Arab and Ossiano at Palms Atlantis.

3. Desert Hot Air Balloon Ride


For an hour, high up in the sky, you and your honey will be mesmerized by the golden tones of the dessert as the morning rolls through. The balloon ride comes to a climax with a mouth watering breakfast spread.

It accommodates 24 people, however you can opt for a private balloon just for the two of you.

4. Helicopter Ride Over City Of Dubai.


If you aren’t afraid of heights, consider taking in the spectacular views of the skyline from the luxury of a helicopter, the ride visits iconic destination such as Burj Khalifa & The Palms Jumeirah.

5. Romantic Dinner Cruise

If you aren’t into flying another way to experience the soaring Dubai city skyline is the Marina Dhow Dinner Cruise, a two hour sunset cruise on board a traditional dhow leaving from the Dubai Marina.

6. Romantic Walk On The Beach

Nothing is more simple and romantic, than taking a walk with your beloved on the golden sands of the Jumeirah beach, Make it even more memorable by catching the sunset.

7. Movie Screenings & Amazing BBQ


Are you and your other half classic movie buffs? Then a night at Claw should be on your list! Located in downtown Dubai, it promises not just vintage movie screening but some amazing food as well.

8. Horse Riding

Horse riding at the Al Dhabi Stable is another way couples can inject fun into their holiday. The riding school caters to all levels from novices to experts.

9. Relaxed Spa Date


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Wrap up your Dubai baecation, with a romantic pamper session for two. Most hotels in Dubai have spas, which offer treatments such as couple’s massage, in a luxurious suite with champagne, chocolates and strawberries on offer.

So there you have it, some super romantic activities to do in Dubai! So get to booking your flight to Dubai and exploring our recommendations for lovers and then come back to share with us how it was!