The New Year celebrations in Dubai is nothing short of extravagant and opulent to the core, ranging from fireworks, exclusive and memorable fine dining experiences, exclusive wild parties, and much more. The celebrations are always special and if you are planning to welcome the New Year in this wonderful Emirate over your holiday period, you are surely going to be surprised at the options available at your disposal. We have listed out 7 exciting ways to spend your New Year’s Eve in Dubai which can enhance your stay and experience in this Emirati Land.
Check out the grand fireworks in Dubai
The annual grand spectacle at the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa is surely going to leave the audiences speechless in awe and leave you wanting for more. The Downtown Dubai gives you one of the best spots to view this
grand spectacle and celebrate your New Year in Dubai in a grand fashion. In the year 2014, Dubai was home to the largest firework display released in a six-minute show. Post that year, Dubai is always associated to bring in every New Year with explosive grandeur at the iconic marvels such as the Burj Khalifa and the Palm Jumeirah. Do come in early and book your spot to catch the best view.
Visit the royal gala at the Atlantis in the Palm
You can definitely find your way into the annual extravaganza at the Atlantis the Palm, which is home to one of the most happening parties in Dubai on New Year’s Eve. From a 26-piece live band kick off, canapés, savoring a luxury buffet which serves the best of seafood and authentic Emirati delicacies, you can’t ask for anything more. If that wasn’t sufficient, the grandstand view of the Palm and the riveting Dubai skyline in the backdrop make up the essential components of your ambiance.
Enjoy the Dubai shoreline on a wooden dhow cruise
Hop on to the world’s biggest wooden dhow, which is a marvelous 3-tier vessel at the Dubai Creek. Savor the delicious luxury five-course buffet dinner with dishes handpicked by popular chefs from Movenpick. All this while you enjoy a live entertainment show where talented artists perform the traditional Tanoura dance till the DJ hits the floor. It is feeling which cannot be described in words as you move past the Dubai shoreline and enjoy the spectacular view of the city skyline. You can even book a yacht, and invite all your friends and relatives and sail in the seas to enjoy marvelous views of the world’s longest and largest fireworks display all over the incredible Palm Jumeirah Island.
Make a reservation for a dinner at a hotel or a restaurant or a lounge
You get a staggering variety of global cuisine in Dubai and there are exclusive hand-picked menus from the most popular chefs on planet exclusively for the New Year’s Eve party. If you are not looking at a glamorous location, head to the buzzing nightclubs or lounges in Dubai where the world’s best DJs and artists perform their magic over the audience. The top spots include Cirque Le Soir, 360, and Cavalli Club. If you are looking out for a laid back and relaxed environment, then you can enjoy delicious buffet dinner at several hotels and restaurants in the city with your loved ones.
Enjoy a desert safari party
The desert safari is one of the best places to experience authentic Emirati culture and the rich traditions of the Arabian land. So whether you are traveling alone or in a group, you can head to the Dubai Desert Safari to experience a quintessential Arabian night in the heart of the dessert. There is plenty of entertainment in store for guests as you are welcomed with a live band playing fusion music, a traditional dance show, followed by an international buffet dinner with live BBQ stations.
Enjoy a ride on the RTA marine transport
There are special deals on the RTA’s marine transport facilities such as the Dubai Ferry, Abra, water taxi, and the water bus where you can witness the spectacular fireworks display at the iconic landmarks of Dubai. The boat rides start off their cruises past 10pm on New Year’s Eve. You can either hire the boat or purchase individual tickets to the facility. Do book your ticket well in advance as the tickets get sold off in no time.
Throw a house party
If you prefer to celebrate your New Year with utmost privacy with only your loved ones, then there is nothing better than a party at the most private space in Dubai. Prepare exclusive delicacies or ask your guests to bring a dish to share the load. Toast to the new year as you enjoy the spectacular fireworks display on television.
Celebrate the New Year in a happy and meaningful way. You have survived a tough year and you definitely deserve to have a great year ahead.