Places To Go To This Valentine’s Day 2016 In Dubai

Some Of The Best Places For This Year’s Valentine’s Day

1. Vida Downtown Dubai Offers Love-Filled Baskets this Valentine’s Day

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Whether you are looking to wine and dine your sweetheart or you are opting for a night around town celebrating ‘Galentine’s’ with your girlfriends, there is no better place to experience Valentine’s Day than at Vida Downtown Dubai, offering a fun night out for both singletons and long-term lovers alike.

Urban Picnic Under The Stars
Charm your loved one while enjoying a unique nighttime picnic under the stars, while indulging in heavenly culinary treats. Sit back and relax in a candle-lit ambiance overlooking the shimmering pool while dining in one of the beautiful, white, signature poolside cabanas.
Date: Sunday 14 February
Time: 7pm to 11pm
Price: AED 499 per couple (inclusive of house beverages and glass of bubbly on arrival), shisha is also available upon request, at an additional charge.
Location: 3in1 at Vida Downtown Dubai
For reservation:

2. Something new at BOCA this Valentine’s Day


BOCA’s resident DJ sets the mood with a playlist of romantic classics, join a gastronomic trip around the Mediterranean with signature BOCA dishes on 5-course set sharing menu for 2 with a glass of sparkling bubbly at AED 350. For an additional AED 150 guests can enjoy a wine pairing with each course.

Alternatively, exclusive Valentine’s sittings to 6 couples in unique Cellar with an 8-course rose themed dinner at AED 550 per person hosted by a sommelier. The 6 couples will all be seated on the large rustic oak table creating an intimate and interactive setting.  A delicious way to connect!
Date: The experience runs form the 12th to the 16th of February
Time: Starting form 8pm until 11pm.
Location: BOCA Restaurant, Gate Village 6, DIFC
For reservation: 04 323 1833 or visit

3. Reconnect with Romance this Valentine’s Day at Six Senses Zighy Bay

SSZB Sense on the Edge 

Six Senses Zighy Bay sets the stage for romance and elevates the Valentine’s weekend to a whole new level this year, as the resort presents a wide array of romantic delights through the ‘Arabian Romance Package’.

No journey is complete without a soothing spa experience at  Six Senses Spa, a refuge for mind and body; a retreat from the busy humdrum of daily life and a sanctuary of well-being.

‘Arabian Romance Package’ has been crafted on the basis of a minimum two-night stay with benefit details as below:

  • Two nights in a luxury Villa with private pool (choice of Pool Villa, Pool Villa Beachfront, Pool Villa Suite or Pool Villa Suite Beachfront).
  • Daily buffet breakfast for two persons
  • One paragliding session for two persons (paragliding available from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm subject to wind and weather condition) or arrival by private speedboat (15-minute speedboat ride from Dibba Oman, available from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
  • One shared sunset cruise for two persons with sparkling date juice and canapes
  • One 50-minute signature spa couples treatment
  • One Destination Dining option for two persons. Options are romantic Wine Tower dinner, Wine Cellar, In-Villa Barbecue Dinner or Dinner at Sense on the Edge, which is available from Thursday to Saturday and subject to availability.

For reservation: Prior reservation is recommended due to high demand and can be made to

4. Turn Up The Love This Valentines Day at Manzil Downtown Dubai

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When it comes to Valentine’s Day, great things always come from romantic getaways. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to put your thinking cap on, and bring out your inner Cupid! It is also the perfect time to whisk your loved one away on an enchanting break for two.  Manzil Downtown has the perfect staycation options so that you don’t even have to leave the city.

Enchanted Dining under the Stars
Spoil your loved one under the stars at The Courtyard while enjoying a delicious three course set menu set against the sights and sounds of this unique urban oasis.
Location: The Courtyard
Date: Sunday 14 February
Time: 7- 11pm
Price: AED 350 per couple (includes a beautiful 3 course set menu and selection of house beverages)

Valentine’s Day with a View
For a slightly more upbeat option, make your way to the Boulevard Lounge for an evening of aperitifs. Let the talented in-house chefs spoil your senses with a culinary journey through the finest selection of carefully prepared canapés, while enjoying a celebratory glass of bubbly on arrival. Relax with your sweetheart and enjoy the chilled out beats with one of the most romantic views in the city as your backdrop.
Location: Boulevard Lounge
Date: Sunday 14 February
Time: 7- 11pm
Price:  AED350 per couple (inclusive of a glass of bubbly on arrival, the Chefs selection of fine canapés, and a selection of house beverages). Shisha is available upon request, at an additional charge.

Manzil Downtown Dubai
Located Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard
The Old Town, Downtown Dubai
For reservation: +971 4 423 8899 email

5. A Valentine’s to Remember at Fümé and Downtown Dubai

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Because after all love is all about sharing
Fume’s cuisine cupids have created a special menu – served at both branches –  infused with love, passion and hearts (metaphorically speaking). Let us show you how romantic a sharing style set menu can be from only AED 222 per person.

Valentine’s Menu
Saucy Starters
House Smoked Salmon tart
Italian Burrata with strawberries & balsamic
Steak tartar with slow cooked organic egg
Foie Gras Terrine with berry jam

Naughty Mains
Pink Beef Sliders
King Shrimp gratin
Beetroot crusted Salmon
Korean lamb cutlets
Bok Choy

Selection of Decadent Desserts
Pink éclair with strawberries
Black forest chocolate pudding with cherry ice cream
White chocolate mousse with fresh strawberries or raspberries

Fümé, Pier 7 is also offering the set menu with unlimited beverages while you dine for AED 299. This will include the following:

Wines – Fümé ‘s own selection of best Italian reds and whites
Beer – bottled Stella
Spirits – Tanqeuray gin, Matusalem rum and Famous Grouse whisky
Cocktails – Sparkling Kir Royale and Cosmopolitan

Because after all… love is all about sharing
For reservation: +971 4 456 8784

6. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah offers an Unforgettable Valentine’s Experience

Palm Avenue Pool Cabana Hi Res

The perfect setting for a romantic getaway this Valentine’s. From intimate spa treatments to exclusive and secluded dining experiences under the sparkling Dubai sky or an overnight stay in the stunning Royal Suite, the award-winning five star hotel provides the most idyllic backdrop for creating authentic moments with your loved one.

Unforgettable Valentine’s Experience at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

The experience is priced at AED100.000 per night, available February 11 to 15, 2016*

When evening falls, enjoy a seven course dinner and grape-pairing at the Italian signature restaurant, Social by Heinz Beck, three star Michelin star chef including luxurious ingredients as foie gras, lobster, truffle and caviar.

Private Beach Dining Experience

Starting from AED2000 per couple, available from February 11 to 15, 2016

With breathtaking panoramic sea views of the Dubai skyline and the iconic Palm Jumeirah, the private beach dinner experience is the perfect start to an unforgettable romantic evening. Your Personal Concierge will welcome you and guide you to a candle lit beach-side cabana where a feast of gastronomic delicacies will await. Experience a personalized selected menu by the culinary team. The Valentine’s beachside dinner experience will have live entertainment and a special romantic set up.

Reservations are required at least 48 hours before the intended date.

For reservation: +971 4 818 2222 or email

7. Celebrate Love this Valentine’s Day at Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai

Club Lounge Terrace Exclusive Valentine's Dinner millenium

Spoil your special one to the most memorable romantic experience of the year.

Surprise your better half with a lavish romance-themed seafood buffet at Gozo Garden with devilish dessert station and several beverage options. Couples will be treated with a special welcome drink and a heart-shaped dessert to share while every lady will receive a rose. Sit indoor or al fresco and recall your favourite romantic melodies performed by our live band.

Gozo Garden, 14th February, 7pm – 11.30pm
AED 195 per person inclusive of soft beverages
AED 225 per person inclusive of soft and house beverage as well as glass of sparkling wine
AED 530 per couple inclusive of house beverages and a bottle of sparkling wine
AED 100 per child age six to 11 years old

For reservation: +971 4 7028888 or email:

8. InterContinental Dubai Marina Valentine’s Day Offers

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Experience romantic culinary and luxury hotel experiences in the heart of Dubai Marina

Love is in the air as InterContinental Dubai Marina will celebrate its first Valentine’s Day with an array of romantic luxury experiences. From exquisite culinary treats to overnight stay packages and complimentary Valentine’s Day gifts,  guests will fall in love all over again.

There are a number of romantic  offers for guests and visitors to enjoy this Valentine’s Day which can be booked up to 14th February 2016.

Valentine’s Day at Marina Social
The offer:  Fall in Love again this Valentine’s Day as Marina Social at InterContinental Dubai Marina is offering a six–course set menu including perle blanche oyster, pickled fennel, dill, granny smith apple with an additional choice of bubbles and grape. In a restaurant renowned for its ‘Social’ dining concept Michelin Starred chef Jason Atherton’s Dubai restaurant is the ultimate place to enjoy a sharing menu with a romantic twist on Valentine’s Day.

Price: AED 1,000 per couple inclusive of six-course set menu; AED 1,600 per couple inclusive of six-course set menu with grape pairing including two glasses of bubbles.
When: Dinner on the 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th of February.

Valentine’s Day at Accents
The offer:  Guests can choose from a six course set including herb crusted warm goat cheese, puy lentil salad, red onion compote and champagne 3 way – jelly, sorbet and parfait in addition to the traditional A La Carte with grape and cocktail offers also available. The courses will have a sharing element with romantic  roses, macaroons and a polaroid picture of the couple offered as a parting gift on Valentine’s Day. Guests will also be able to enjoy live music.
Price:  AED 700 per couple for six courses.
Valid:  Dinner on the 14th of February.

Valentine’s Day at YNot
The offer:  Guests can choose four items including lobster thermidor, fennel and orange & strawberry pavlova and liquorice crème patisserie from a Valentine’s Day blackboard with grape recommendations and special prices for premium Rose Bubbles and sparkling.
Price:  AED 300 per couple.
Valid:  Dinner on the 14th of February.
Valentine’s Day Room Packages
The offer: The  Valentine’s Day package at InterContinental Dubai Marina is inclusive of a room with complimentary dinner for two at Accents on the 14th February and complimentary breakfast the following day.
Valid:  14th February 2016.
Price: AED 1400++ per room for 2 adults

For reservation:

9. Special Valentine’s Day Offer at Intersect By Lexus


Finally a place where Feb. 14th isn’t so traditional! Come alone or with friends to INTERSECT BY LEXUS and mingle with others at “team trivia night”, with the chance of winning some exclusive prizes. Needless to say the food and grape beverages will make your evening a memorable one, whilst enjoying some cool tunes from the guest DJ.

This unique Valentine’s Day offering from INTERSECT BY LEXUS is a fun way to meet new people, and celebrate this holiday in a creative way. Forget about those Valentine’s Day traditions and formalities by making new memories, and laughing the night away with no need to buy a bouquet. Leave the roses at home and come to INTERSECT BY LEXUS for a night of music, luxury, gastronomy and style!

Time: 8PM – 12AM
Date: February 14, 2016
Price: AED 250 per person, includes all food and beverage
Location: Village Gate 7, DIFC
For reservation: 04 355 9524

10. Iris Dubai’s Valentine’s Wine & Paint Night

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Iris Dubai has something special planned for everyone this February 14th.

Whether you join as a couple or with your friends, Iris Dubai’s Wine & Paint night is a fun and different way to relax and enjoy Valentines. The concept is simple; each person receives an outlined canvas and paint to create their own masterpiece while a friendly instructor shares tips and tricks on how to achieve beautiful results! Of course, there’s always the incredible city view to inspire creativity.

Make sure you sign up for Iris’ ValentineWine & Paint night in advance, as spaces are limited. For AED 369 per person, the night will include two glasses of wine or non-alcoholic beverages, as well as the masterpiece you get to take home!

To end it all on a sweet note, Iris Dubai will gift guests with Valentines cupcakes to celebrate and say thanks on this special day for all the love!

Time: Wine & Paint night timings: 7:30pm – 10:30pm
For reservation: +9715 695 11442

11. A Sophisticated Evening of Cheese, Wine and Dreamy Dessert at Iris Yas Island’s Elegant Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s, Iris Yas Island has come up with the perfect sharing menu for those who like a little sophistication on their special occasions.

A wide variety of delicious cheeses and selected red and white wines are on open offer all night but guests are advised to leave a little room for the too-good-to-miss desserts!

All this for only AED500 per couple. As interest in this offer is already high, pre-booking is required.

For reservations:  +971 55 160 5636 email



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