Top 6 Santa’s Grottos In Dubai For A Magical Meet And Greet This Festive Season

Santa's meet and greet and festive extravaganza this Christmas in Dubai

by Deeplata Garde
Top 6 Santa’s Grottos In Dubai For A Magical Meet And Greet This Festive Season

Embrace the enchantment of the festive season in Dubai with these top Santa’s grottos that promise magical encounters, delightful gifts, and memorable experiences for all. From snowy wonders to brunches and more, here’s a guide to the most captivating Santa visits in the city.

1. Ski Dubai: A Winter Wonderland Celebration


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Experience a snowy Christmas at Ski Dubai, where Santa’s grotto awaits with joyous festivities. From December 1 to 25, between 10 am and 10 pm, dive into the holiday spirit for AED 125 per person. Capture the moment with Santa and his elves, receive a special gift, and warm up with a cup of hot chocolate. Explore the snow globe, glide on the ice rink, and indulge in the festive market for an immersive celebration.

Where: Sheikh Zayed Rd, Al Barsha
When: 1st to 25th December 2023
Cost: AED 150

2. Expo City’s Winter City: A Majestic Yuletide Haven


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Celebrate the season at Expo City’s Winter City, adorned with a magnificent 52-foot Christmas tree and a festive village. Here’s an invitation for you to become an Eco Hero. You will join Santa and Opti on an exciting mission to protect the North Pole and Christmas. Families of all ages will enthusiastically engage in solving clues, overcoming challenges, and interacting with classic Christmas figures. All these activities will be carried out with a strong emphasis on sustainability. While embarking on these adventures, remember to take time to enjoy the festive season’s delights. Sip on cups of hot chocolate that warm your soul, taste candy canes that sparkle with sweetness, and navigate the Christmas market for a unique shopping experience.

Where: Expo City, Dubai
When: 15th Dec. to 7th Jan 2024
Cost: 20 AED onwards

3. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah: Luxury Unleashed for Christmas

Indulge in a luxurious Christmas at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah with a festive tour. On December 24 and 25, from 10 am to 7 pm, venture into Santa’s grotto in the royal suite. Opt for a two-course Christmas dinner and a festive cocktail for AED 2,000 for two adults and two children, or AED 669 per person. Immerse yourself in the opulence of a truly extraordinary Christmas experience.

Where: Umm Suqeim 3
When: 24th and 25th December 2023
Cost: AED 2000

4. Madinat Jumeirah Christmas Market

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The Madinat Jumeirah Festive Market, located on Madinat Jumeirah Fort Island, spans over 1750 sqm and offers a variety of engaging family activities. These include a North Pole Train, a four-lane bungee, and a Venetian carousel. Children can also enjoy Abra rides with Santa and have fun decorating their own gingerbread houses. A selection of festive food and drinks will be available for everyone to enjoy, all while a live band sets the mood with seasonal favourites.

Where: 5th December – 7th January
When: Monday to Thursday, 15:00 – Late
Friday to Sunday, 12:00 – Late
Cost: Free Entry

5. Atlantis The Palm: A Magical Escape

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Atlantis The Palm promises a magical time with festive menus by celebrity chefs, a visit the Santa’s grotto, and a lively band at Warehouse. From December 24 to 25, indulge in a culinary journey.Experience luxury and celebration in one extraordinary setting.

Where: Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
When: 24th & 25th December 2023
Cost: Dhs775 per person for dinner

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6. Legoland Dubai: A Bricktacular Festive Adventure

Build and play at Legoland Dubai during the Festive Bricktacular event from December 14 to January 7. Meet Santa and his elves in his grotto, get a photo and a gift, and decorate your own gingerbread house. Enjoy candy cane hunts, and the Holly Jolly Dance Show, and grab your exclusive collector’s brick. Entry to the Festive Bricktacular is free with your Legoland Dubai ticket, while Santa’s Grotto costs AED 125 per person.

Where: Dubai Parks And Resorts
When: December 14 to January 7
Cost: AED 125 per person

Dubai transforms into a festive wonderland with these Santa’s grottos, offering diverse experiences for everyone. From snowy escapades to underwater wonders, each venue promises a unique and enchanting encounter with the spirit of Christmas. Embrace the magic, create lasting memories, and revel in the joy of the season at these spectacular destinations.

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