Travellers go to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for different reasons – some for business, and others, to bond with their family and friends. The country is also a favourite destination among couples, especially those seeking a special honeymoon destination. If you’re among the latter, you’re in luck. This article is written just for you.
Excited for your honeymoon? You can make it more memorable by spending it in the UAE in the following ways:
1. Get Your Heart Racing in Ferrari World
Abu Dhabi has many fascinating landmarks perfect for honeymoon getaways, but none can make your hearts race as fast as Ferrari World Abu Dhabi attractions. Deemed a great place to visit in Abu Dhabi, this theme park on Yas Island serves as the perfect hangout for couples seeking high-octane experiences. It is one of three world class theme parks in the area and the only one that has a ride as fast as Formula Rossa – the fastest roller coaster on the planet.
Of course, there’s so much more in store for couples in Ferrari World:
●Get the VIP treatment by signing up for the Ferrari driving experience.
●Compete with your partner and see who dominates the racetrack in an exciting go–karting competition or simulated Formula One race via the Scuderia Challenge.
2. Let Your Inner Child Loose in Warner Bros. World
Yas Island also houses Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi – the newest addition to the “Big Three” Yas Theme Parks. Home to beloved childhood characters and iconic heroes, the park lets you and your better half unleash your inner children. Experience nostalgia together and have an unforgettable honeymoon in one of six “lands” where over 40 Warner Bros. rides and attractions can be found.
Not sure what to try? Here are some recommendations from avid Warner Bros. fans and seasoned travellers:
●The Flintstones Bedrock River Adventure
●Green Lantern: Galactic Odyssey
●Justice League: Warworld Attacks
●Daffy Jet-Propelled Pogo Stick
●Batman: Knight Flight
●The Riddler Revolution
●The Joker Funhouse
●Scooby Doo: The Museum of Mysteries
●Tom and Jerry: Swiss Cheese Spin
3. Witness a Magical Sunset on Yas Bay
Bask in Mother Nature’s wonders with your beloved on your honeymoon in the UAE. Watch as
the sun slowly descends down the horizon, spilling vibrant colours into the sea and the sky and
welcome a wonderful night in Abu Dhabi.
Even if you’re not into cruises, you can still enjoy a magical sunset with your spouse in one of
the waterfront dining hotspots on Yas Bay.
Located on the southernmost part of Yas Island, the Yas Bay Waterfront is the island’s day-to–
night entertainment centre. It is known for giving tourists and locals a gorgeous view of the
The Waterfront houses more than 20 contemporary al fresco restaurants, bars, and cafes
where you can enjoy delicious food while basking in the beauty of the Abu Dhabi sunset.
4. Soar High Together at CLYMB
Want to try something new with your partner? Visit CLYMB Abu Dhabi.
Home to two world-record holders, the adventure centre can help you reach new heights in
their internationally acclaimed indoor wall climbing and skydiving facility.
Dubbed as the ultimate adventure hub, CLYMB revolutionised these two activities with record–
breaking structures under one futuristic roof:
●The SUMMYT – the tallest indoor climbing wall in the world at 43 metres (138 feet) high.
●CLYMB Flight Chamber – the largest skydiving wind tunnel on the planet at 32 metres by
9.7 metres (104 feet by 32 feet).
5. Splash Around at Yas Waterworld
Need a break from the desert heat? Spend a day with your beloved at Yas Waterworld Abu
Here, you and your spouse can get a chance to cool off and experience a thrill of a lifetime with
the amazing range of theme park rides and water slides.
From the first hydromagnetic water rafting ride in the world to the country’s first solo speed
slide, Yas Waterworld offers many adrenaline-pumping adventures that will make your
Fond of surfing? Do what you love, even in a country with a calm coastline. All you need is to
buy a ticket to Yas Waterworld and line up for Bubbles Barrel to ride the world’s largest sheet
6. Witness Dancing Water and Lights in IMAGINE Dubai
Done with all the excitement in Abu Dhabi? Head on over to Dubai and watch in awe as the
IMAGINE Dubai fountain show lights up the night sky.
Located in Dubai Festival City, the awe-inspiring attraction leaves tourists and locals speechless
every night with a stunning visual presentation born from the combined power of fire, water,
light, music, and laser technology.
This grand production has won two world records – one for being the largest water screen
projection on the planet and another for the world’s largest permanent projection mapping.
The best part is, you can enjoy the IMAGINE fountain show for free. The show begins at sunset
(6 p.m.) every day, repeats every hour, and always ends with resounding applause.
7. Go on a Dhow Cruise in the Dubai Creek
Like Yas Bay, Dubai Creek also sees a lot of visitors, especially couples seeking an enchanting location to make more memories.
For those on a honeymoon, seasoned travellers recommend a gentle cruise on the country’s traditional water vessel – the dhow.
Dhow cruises offer a chance for you and your significant other to relish the back-to-back beauty of Dubai. Depending on the tour you book, you can enjoy the breathtaking historic beauty of Dubai Creek and the modern vibe of the Dubai Marina.
On your journey, you also enjoy the captivating evening views of the Dubai city centre and sample local and international dishes included in the feast that comes with the cruise package.
Most two-hour dhow cruises also come with access to live performances, including the iconic Tanoura Dance.
A Heartfelt Journey Through the UAE
The UAE is a famous honeymoon destination for couples from all over the world. If you’re planning your romantic getaway there soon, consider these activities for a more heartfelt journey that will forever be engraved in your memory.