Looking for some awesome date night inspo? There’s so much more to do than just Netflix & chill! Whether you and you your date want prefer to enjoy a romantic sunset dinner at Boardwalk Dubai, play board games for free, or try out an adrenaline-filled adventure at TepFactor Dubai, we’ve got date night ideas for every type of couple…
1. Break everything in The Smash Room
Whether you two have got anger issues, or you just want to try out something different, The Smash Room is a must-try! It’s a super fun, and oddly satisfying, way to blow off some steam by breaking random objects. We promise, you’ll have a smashing time!
Price: From AED 99 per person (AED 59 on Groupon)
2. Treat yourselves to a couples massage at The Oberoi Spa
Fancy treating your significant other to a romantic couples massage? Book yourselves in for the 90-minute Balinese treatment at The Oberoi Hotel spa, and you won’t regret it! Make sure you head there early to use the facilities – the couples treatment room comes with its own private steam room!
Price: AED 650 per person (deals available on weekdays)
3. Find the treasure at TepFactor Dubai
Ready for an adventure? At TepFactor, you and your partner will need to put your thinking caps on and work together to find clues, complete fun challenges and make your way through hidden caves to the final treasure chest! Think you got what it takes to make it to the end?
Price: AED 80 per person on weekdays, AED 100 per person on weekends (From AED 99 on Groupon)
4. Enjoy a sunset dinner at Boardwalk Dubai
Want to treat your plus one to a romantic dinner? Boardwalk Dubai not only has great food (especially if you’re a fan of seafood!), but also overlooks the stunning Dubai Creek! Head there around sunset time for dinner with a view. We checked out Boardwalk Dubai and here’s what we loved..
5. Try an Acro Yoga class
Because couples who train together, stay together! If you and your significant other love working out, you need to try out Acro Yoga. This paired-up practice requires you to work together, trust each other and communicate in order to get into the poses. Expect a lot of falling over and laughter with this one.
Where: 24 Fitness, Al Quoz
6. Have drinks in the sky at the Flying Cup
If you and your date aren’t scared of heights, hop on to the Flying Cup in JBR and prepare to be lifted 40 metres above ground! You’ll be floating above JBR Beach, where you can enjoy a drink and the 360 degree panoramic views.
Price: AED 80 per person, AED 60 for kids (from AED 55 on Groupon)
7. Get ready for game night at Back to Games
Ready to unleash your competitive sides? Make your way to Back to Games at Times Square Centre and challenge one another to a super fun game night! They’ve got loads of games to choose from, and the best part is you can play for free.
Where: Times Square Centre, Al Quoz
8. Devour the pizzas at Matto Dubai
Is your significant other a serious pizza lover? If so, Matto Dubai is where you need to go. This Italian restaurant cooks up some of the best pizzas in town, including a delicious black truffle pizza and burrata pizza – yumm! Don’t miss their all-you-can-eat pizza deal on Mondays..
Where: The Oberoi Hotel, Business Bay
9. Go kayaking at Hatta Dam
Surrounded by rocky mountains, Hatta Dam is hands-down one of the best places to go kayaking in Dubai, and a super cute couples activity. No matter how hot it is outside, we would still go to Hatta Dam for a day trip!
Price: AED 60 per kayak
10. Enjoy creative cocktails at the Burj Al Arab
Looking to impress your date with something fancy? Well, what’s fancier than the Burj Al Arab? Head to Gold on 27 for your next date night to enjoy a couple of creative cocktails and marvel at the all-gold interiors! We checked it out, and here’s what we loved!
Where: Burj Al Arab, Jumeira Road
11. Catch a show at Dubai Opera
The Dubai Opera is the perfect spot to enjoy date night with bae! There are loads of great shows to catch this month, including Arabic pop star Assala live, a free music festival celebrating local talent, the School of Rock musical and more.
Price: Varies per show
Read more: On a budget? Here are 5 affordable date night ideas to try..