There’s a reason why New Year’s eve is known to be the best time to be in Dubai after the Dubai Shopping festival. Fun, entertainment, and luxury are always a part of the Dubai’s lifestyle, but there’s something magical about the festive time of new year.
New year celebrations in Dubai are always special and tourists from all parts of the world come here to witness the opulence of the Burj Khalifa fireworks, the bridal- like décor of the whole city, the amazing shopping deals and so much more.
If Dubai is your destination to be this new year’s eve, there are a lot of options waiting to be explored. Some of the best are as under.
The Atlantis Royal Gala New Year Eve’s party
One of the most sought after venues for the New Year’s Eve in Dubai, you need to book your tickets well in advance to secure a place at the Atlantis. It has got a series of packages available for the visitors with varying amenities, to enjoy the New Year’s eve to its best. These packages are exclusively designed for the New year. They include live music, dance, sumptuous range of cuisine prepared by world renowned chefs, and exclusive seats to witness one of the world’s best fireworks show of Burj Khalifa.
The Special New Year’s eve dinner cruises
The dhow cruise dinners are as it is a very special way to glide through the heart of Dubai. These dinner cruises are organized in an extra special way to ensure you get the best of enjoyment for a price that does not dig a hole in your pocket, during the new year. The two-hour dinner and entertainment cruise will ensure you and your loved ones get to enjoy a delectable menu of international cuisine and varied entertainment options including tuna dance, songs and music. The view from the open air upper deck of the cruise will stun you with the beautifully decked up Dubai in amazing lights striding past you slowly. The 2-hour cruise experience during the new year’s eve is good enough to last you a lifetime.
Inter-Continental, Dubai Marina
A perfect venue to celebrate the festive season is at the Intercontinental at the Dubai Marina. From the culinary specialties of the best of world chefs at their various restaurants to the packages offering beverages, three course menus and drinks; Inter-Continental ensures your tummy is singing its praises by the end of the event. Intercontinental offers everything, from chaos to the elegant dining experience and allows you to enjoy the new year’s eve the way you want.
The New Year Special Desert Safari Experience
One of the most unique ways of welcoming the new year in Dubai is to enjoy the specially organized Desert Safari tours. The desert of Dubai is the city’s pride and there’s nothing more exciting than getting a chance to spend the new year in the adventurous panache of the desert.
Starting your celebration from the evening itself, you’ll be picked up from the designated point and can then enjoy the last sun set of the year amidst the beautiful desert in style. Head further to the camp site decorated in traditional Bedouin style having the best of Shisha, entertainment options, and delicious dinner arrangements to ensure your new year is welcomed in a memorable way. Away from the chaotic hustle- bustle and the traffic jams of the city, a special desert safari tour can be a great idea to bring on the new year.
Enjoy the new year at the JBR beach Dubai
For a pocket friendly way of enjoying the new year along with hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the night, Jumeirah beach is the perfect venue. Away from the chaotic and mundane glitter, the place is for the people who believe that it is the company of your loved ones that makes the new year’s eve truly special and not the venue. Just pack a mat, take some delicious food parcels and enjoy the sound of the water waves while a new year of hope, inspiration and love dawns upon you.
Okku, the H Hotel
How about a back- to- the future inspired theme party at the Okku? As unique as its theme, the party includes authentic and award winning Japanese cuisine giving your new year celebrations a delicious twist. Find yourself travelling through time amidst the mesmerizing music of the best known Djs, lavish gourmet dinner menu with 14 courses and an irresistible ambience. So if you’re one of those who needs much beyond just the fireworks, Okku is your place to be. But don’t forget to book your table well in advance.
Al Mahara, Burj Al Arab
If pocket is not your constraint, there are just about too many great places to be at in Dubai. But if you ask the place where the people living a fairytale would be on the new year’s eve, the answer is Al Mahara. There can be too many great galas and dinners in your life, but Al Mahara is sure going to be in the most distinctive list. From a stimulated submarine ride to the under-water inspired seafood, Al Mahara takes you closer to the Disney experience of the underwater world of Atlantis.
Dubai is given its glitter by the shimmering décor, smile with the various events aimed to make its visitors happy, and a life through the millions of people who specially come here to have a memorable new year’s eve.
Glittering, smiling, and ecstatic, Dubai is a treat during the new year’s eve. Watch the most famous fireworks at the Burj Khalifa at midnight. The city already holds the world record of the largest firework display so we don’t really need to mention what you should expect from the display. Enjoy the excitement, fun and great entertainment activities at the best malls of the world such as Dubai Mall, Mall of the emirates and Ibn Battuta.
Whatever be your budget, the city of Dubai holds a charm that is sure to make your new year celebrations, memorable in more ways than you can imagine.