10 Couple Retreats In GCC To Spend A Blissful Valentine’s Day With Your Loved Ones

10 Romantic getaways for couples in the GCC to celebrate Valentine's Day.

by Deeplata Garde
10 Couple Retreats In GCC To Spend A Blissful Valentine’s Day With Your Loved Ones

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate love than with a romantic retreat in GCC? Here are 10 stunning destinations in the GCC where couples can escape the everyday hustle and bustle and create unforgettable memories together.

1. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort

Take your loved one on a memorable beachfront retreat at our exclusive Palm Jumeirah resort. Choose between our luxurious one-bedroom beach Pool Villa with direct beach access or our elegant One Bedroom Water Villa. Wake up each morning to a sumptuous breakfast in the comfort of your villa or at Crescendo, with views of the infinity pool and the breathtaking Palm Jumeirah. Our package enriches your stay with a romantic villa setup, a bottle of grape or sparkling wine, a 60-minute couples’ spa treatment at Anantara Spa, and a sunset dining experience at The Beach House, ensuring a truly indulgent getaway.

What: Love On The Palm
Where: East Crescent, Palm
When: Till Valentine’s Day
Cost: Love On The Palm- AED 3,500

2. Zaya Nurai Island, Abu Dhabi


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Experience seclusion and romance at Zaya Nurai Island in Abu Dhabi. Stay in private beachfront villas, indulge in couples’ spa treatments, and enjoy intimate dining under the stars. With workshops and water sports activities, couples can reconnect in this serene setting. Immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of the sunset and tranquil environment, creating the perfect setting for an extraordinary evening of enchantment. Surprise your loved one with a spontaneous retreat to Nurai Island, where luxury and magic abound at every turn. Starting from AED 1200 per couple, this romantic adventure includes a comprehensive package featuring a full-body scrub and mask, a soothing back massage, and a fragrant roses aromatherapy bath. Complete your indulgent experience with a soothing milk and roses aromatherapy bath, bringing this luxurious moment of relaxation for couples to a perfect close.

Where: Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi
When: 14th Feb
Cost: AED 1200 per couple

3. Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah

Nestled between the Hajar Mountains and the Arabian Gulf, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah offers a tranquil oasis for couples. Enjoy luxurious accommodations, private beach access, and romantic dining experiences overlooking the azure waters.

Where: Al Hamra Village
When: Book for Valentine’s or any other special event
Cost: AED 2133 per night (for 14th-15th Feb)

4. The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain

Escape to the shores of the Arabian Gulf at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain. Indulge in luxurious accommodations, private beach access, and world-class spa treatments. With couples’ massages and candlelit dinners on the beach, romance is in the air. Enhance romance with a captivating outdoor dinner at La Plage. Surrounded by the tranquil beauty of our lagoon and the distant sounds of the ocean, indulge in a culinary journey that will awaken your senses and strengthen your bond with your partner.

Where: La Plage, Al Seef District
When: 14th Feb
Cost: BH 350 per couple onwards

5. Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman


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Experience unparalleled luxury at Six Senses Zighy Bay in Oman. Stay in private villas with stunning views, indulge in spa treatments, and savour gourmet dining experiences. With couples’ yoga sessions and romantic sunset cruises, love is in every detail. All preparations are in place for a barefoot evening on the beach with Musandam Seafood, Arabian, or International barbecues, while the starlight glistens on the nearby waters of the Oman Gulf. And what’s your view for the night? The magnificent Al Hajar Mountains, naturally. To tailor your perfect dining experience, kindly inform your GEM of any dietary needs when making reservations.

Where: Dibba-Musandam, Oman
When: Valentine’s Day
Cost: On-Demand

6. Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, Qatar

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Escape to a private island paradise for Valentine’s Day at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, GCC. Stay in overwater villas, enjoy spa treatments, and dine overlooking the Arabian Gulf. With couples’ massages and private beach picnics, romance awaits at every turn. Experience Anantara’s iconic Dining by Design, where you take the lead in crafting your ideal romantic setting. This exclusive private dining affair is tailored to your special moments. Enjoy a candlelit dinner in a beachfront cabana, amidst stunning surroundings with captivating sunsets as your backdrop. Select from an array of gourmet menus or collaborate with your chef to curate a bespoke culinary experience. Your butler handles all the details, from arranging sparkling grape juice to bespoke cakes and floral arrangements.

Where: Doha, Qatar
When: For Valentine’s
Cost: QAR 1484 per night(14th-15th)

7. Park Hyatt Jeddah – Marina, Club And Spa, Jeddah

This Valentine’s discover tranquillity along the shores of the Red Sea at Park Hyatt Jeddah, GCC. Relax in elegant rooms with sea views, indulge in spa treatments, and enjoy gourmet cuisine. With couples’ massages and sunset cruises, love flourishes in this picturesque setting.

Where: Al Hamra District
When: Valentine’s Day
Cost: SAR 1812 (14th-15th Feb)

8. Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh


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Experience elegance and sophistication for Valentine’s Day at Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh, GCC Enjoy opulent accommodations, gourmet dining, and pampering spa treatments. With romantic dinners and couples’ massages, love is celebrated in style. Experience Riyadh’s most awe-inspiring vista with a private dinner for two at Sky Bridge. Stretching across the summit of Kingdom Centre, where Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh resides, this 300-meter-high (984-foot-high) bridge offers an unparalleled panorama of the dazzling cityscape below. Indulge in a candlelit three-course gourmet dinner at a table positioned in the heart of the bridge, meticulously prepared by our Four Seasons culinary team. A professional photographer will immortalize each romantic moment. Your unforgettable evening extends with a one-night stay in our Executive Suite, adorned with romantic amenities for a truly special getaway. From twilight to dawn, the stars will never fade from your gaze. Guests must reserve at least 72 hours in advance.

Where: Al Olaya
When: For Valentine’s Day
Cost: On Demand

9. Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, Kuwait

Escape to luxury for Valentine’s Day at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait, GCC. Enjoy sea views, spa treatments, and gourmet dining. With couples’ massages and beachside dinners, romance is alive in every moment. Create cherished moments at Kuwait’s picturesque resort with the Romantic Stay Package. Their top-notch amenities and impeccable hospitality guarantee couples a luxurious and romantic getaway in each other’s presence. Indulge in a serene getaway at Kashta on the beach at Jumeirah Messilah Beach and experience the tranquil seaside atmosphere. Savour a delightful 3-course set menu filled with oriental flavours, accompanied by captivating beach decorations.

Where: Al Ta’awun Street, Kuwait
When: For Valentine’s Day Dinner, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Cost: KD 25 per person

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10. Chedi Al Bait, Sharjah

Experience heritage and tranquillity at Al Bait Sharjah. Stay in beautifully restored rooms, indulge in spa treatments, and dine on authentic cuisine. With couples’ hammam experiences and private tours, love blossoms in this charming retreat. Mark the season of love by indulging in an enchanting 4-course Valentine’s Day Dinner at The Chedi Al Bait, GCC where romance blends seamlessly with fine dining to create an unforgettable evening. Embark on this romantic culinary journey on February 14th at the restaurant, priced at AED 444 per couple.

Where: Al Bait Sharjah
When: February 14th
Cost: AED 444 per couple

This Valentine’s Day celebrate love with a romantic getaway to one of these enchanting destinations in the GCC.

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