In the mood for some romantic getaway where you and your partner can forget the worldly worries and lose yourself with each other? Dubai has plenty of such places offering the perfect dose of luxury as well as privacy- both popular as well as hidden. So we bring you some of the top romantic hotels in Dubai offering grand spas, great food, and awe-inspiring views from the hotels. Here’s a list:
1) Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort
This is one of the prettiest hotels out there. Perched on the foot of East crescent of The Palm Jumeirah, the resort hotel’s facility is perfect for a romantic staycation in Dubai. Find yourself getting lost into serenity with your partner, as beautiful lagoons and a sandy white beach surrounds you. The upscale resort is styled with a touch of Thai hospitality and has its room decked up with all kinds of luxurious amenities you can imagine.
Where: Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, East Crescent, Palm Jumeirah
Cost: Water Villas starting from AED 1,500 per night
2) Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf
The Dar Al Masyaf resort is located at Madinat Jumeirah Resort. And anyone familiar with the resort knows that it exudes luxury as well as the opulence of another kind. The rooms are majestic, with balconies offering great views of the private beach as well as the Burj Al Arab. This beach resort lets the romantic couples enjoy around 40 restaurants, explore the resort in water-taxis and have a little adventure of their own all in the facility itself. So you and your loved one never have to venture out into the city while you are here. Romantic, if you ask us!
Where: Madinat Jumeirah
Cost: starting AED 1900
3) Nikki Beach Resort & Spa
Imagine holidaying out with your partner in Barbados, at a secluded island. At Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, experience the taste of an island-themed romantic holiday. This Balini-esque resort offers chic hotel rooms with slatted balconies and an ever-bustling party scene. The understated luxury makes it a classic choice for a serene stay. Add to it its bubbly spas and infinity pools, and you have a perfect romantic getaway at your hands.
Where: Pearl Jumeirah
Cost: AED 1776 for a Luxx Room
4) Jumeira Al Qasr
Yet another one of Madinat Jumeirah’s hotel, the Arabian architecture of this one sets it apart from Dar Al Masyar. Set amidst the beauty of manicured gardens, secluded beach facing spas, and pristine waters, this is as romantic a getaway you can ask for in Dubai! Add to it, the access to Wild Wadi waterpark and other water sports; this is a complete romantic experience.
Where: Madinat Jumeirah
Cost: approx AED 2000 per night
5) Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
Away from the bustle of Dubai city life, this is a perfect romantic getaway for couples looking for a little escape. With a backdrop of the breathtaking desert landscapes, this resort is an ultimate luxury with its royal Arabian styled setting. From Morrocan style bathtubs to luxurious spas with desert views. It really doesn’t get better than this, specially if you are looking for a desert resort.
Where: Near Al Qudra Lake
Cost: AED 1100
6) Queen Elizabeth 2
The iconic Queen Elizabeth 2 has been converted into a luxury hotel permanent floating at Port Rashid for a while now. You will feel like you are afloat on a cruise, as you look away from the windows. With leisure activities and a live arts theatre that’s hosted famous artists every once in a while, QE2 is a great place to be at for couples looking to combine romance with artsy leisure in Dubai. The hotel guests can go on a museum tour, or explore the magnificent spa retreat and indulge in the cruise’ many leisure experiences.
Where: Port Rashid
Cost: AED 400
7) JA Beach Hotel
The recently renovated JA Beach Hotel at Palm Jebel Ali is one of the oldest luxury resorts in Dubai. With Olive laden gardens, an opulent view of the sea, and a 15 km drive away from Bollywood Parks, this hotel in Dubai screams luxury and romance. The well-manicured lawns, the serene pools, and the romantic beach views all make for a perfect romantic hotel getaway in Dubai. Add to that modern interiors and adventure activities like waterskiing and seaplane flights, there is everything here that you could ask for.
Where: Pearl Jebel Ali
Cost: starting from AED 957
8) Caesars Resort Blue Waters Dubai
You and your partner love watching The Masterchef? Then this might be it for you. A luxurious resort perched on Blue Waters Island with Ain Dubai views, along with a shopping destination and hotel? Yes, we love it! A Gordon Ramsey restaurant to calm your hunger pangs and a luxurious retreat replete with spas, pools, and breathtaking views, we already know this resort is going to be a fav in upcoming years.
Where: Blue Waters Island Dubai
Cost: starting AED 1911
9) Raffles Dubai
Spacious rooms, lush green gardens, opulent interiors, and a luxurious outdoor pool- Raffles Dubai has it all. The private terraces serve to make this hotel a perfect romantic hotel. With seven restaurants in the hotel, the guest is spoiled for choice. But what makes it also such a great option is its swim bar that allows you to take a swim with your partner while basking under the sun sipping your favorite drink.
Where: Wafi, Sheikh Rashid Road
Cost: starting AED 1020
10) Al Maha Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa
Another one of a desert resort, Al Maha, offers some of the best facilities out there. Styled in some good old Beduin luxury, the hotel provides 42 standalone suits with private pools as well as access to a heated infinity pool and retreating spas. If you are looking for a romantic staycation in Dubai, away from the city, Al Maha’s luxury hotel is perfect. It’s guest only exclusivity adds to the privacy and serves for an ideal outing amidst the palm groves and desert canopies.
Where: Murqquab, Dubai
Cost: starting AED 3600