Running out of date-night spots in Dubai? Chill, we’ve got your back! Whether your significant other is a huge foodie, or you two are up for a thrilling adventure, we’ve rounded up some really cool date night ideas for every couple in Dubai. So take your pick and enjoy!
Nuts about Nutella? We all know the key to every foodie’s heart is chocolate, so why not treat your partner to an insanely delicious Nutella milkshake at Freez! And if that’s not enough, they also serve some of the city’s yummiest Nutella crepes, waffles, ice cream and more.
Cost: From AED 15 per dish
Where: Freez, in Al Quoz
2. Try out an Escape room
Up for a double date? Escape rooms are not only super fun bonding session, but also a great way to switch off from the real world. With only 60 minutes to spare, you will all have to work together to find clues to help you escape. Here are some awesome escape rooms to try in Dubai, including a Harry Potter-themed one at Phobia!
Cost: Approx. AED 100-150 per person
Where: Multiple locations
3. Dine in the Dark
Ever had a meal in the dark, with no absolutely no lights at all? Noire lets you do just that. As soon as you enter, you’ll need to hand over your phones, and you’ll be guided to your table without knowing who or what is around you, nor what you’re going to eat! Here’s a Dubai date night you’ll never forget.
Cost: Approx. AED 650 for two
Where: Noire, at Fairmont Sheikh Zayed Road
4. Go for a Comedy show
There’s nothing more fun that a date night filled with laughter. Courtyard Playhouse in Al Quoz holds weekly comedy nights, all performed by Dubai’s very own comedians. Alternatively, The Laughter Factory brings some of the world’s funniest comedians to perform in Dubai regularly.
5. Go Bowling
If you’re a fan of bowling, this one’s right up your alley. Although it’s a little far out, Al Nasr Leisureland is a great place go bowling, and they even serve drinks! That’s not all though.. Al Nasr Leisureland is also home to a gaming room (where you can play pool, spot the difference, etc.) and an ice skating rink!
Cost: From AED 30 per person on weekends
Where: Al Nasr Leisureland, in Karama
6. Get a couple’s spa treatment
If you and your significant other are always busy working, a long and relaxing spa day is in order! Book out the couple’s treatment room, and de-stress with a 90-minute Balinese massage at The Oberoi Spa. Each room comes with a private steam room, so make sure you get there early!
Cost: AED 1,300 for two
Where: The Oberoi Hotel, Business Bay
7. Dinner in the Sky
Here’s one for the adventurous couples. Regular dinners will never be the same again, once you’ve tried Dinner in the Sky. Lifted up by a crane, you will be dangling 50 metres above ground while you enjoy a meal cooked right in front of you!
Cost: From AED 499 per person
Where: Dinner in the Sky, at Dubai Marina
8. Zip-line across Dubai Marina
Thrill-seekers, have you tried out the X-Line at Dubai Marina yet? If not, what are you waiting for? There are two zip-lines side by side, which makes it perfect Dubai date night for couples who live for the adrenaline rush. The best part is that you won’t be sitting up like regular zip-lines, this one has you harnessed face down, so you will feel like you’re flying!
Cost: AED 1,200 for two
Where: Dubai Marina, all details here
9. Weekend Getaway
Need a break from the busy city? Treat your significant other to a romantic weekend getaway! Luckily for us, the best resorts are only a short drive away! Some great options are the picture-perfect Zaya Nurai Island in Abu Dhabi, The Cove Rotana in Ras Al Khaimah and the Fairmont in Fujairah.
10. Netflix & Chill
And last but not least, sometimes all you need is a lazy night in with pizza, pyjamas and your TV remote (for when Netflix asks if you’re still watching). Feel like you’ve already watched it all? Here are some handy Netflix hacks to unlock secret categories and more!
Featured image credit: Via Instagram | @ZayaNuraiIsland