When you are in Dubai as newlyweds or love exploring romantic places as a couple, try to visit sites that offer unique experiences and memories to take back home. Many Dubai getaways for couples allow you to partake in fun activities with your partner. Dubai has everything from water sports and desert adventures to scenic destinations and romantic dinners by the beach.

Listed below are a few Dubai getaways for couples that are popular, especially among newlyweds.

Day Trip to The Hatta Mountains

For a romantic drive with your partner through scenic landscapes of mountain ranges, take a day trip to the Hatta mountains. Head out with your spouse and travel through the valleys, known as wadis, of the Al-Hajar Mountains. When you reach the Hatta Dam, cherish the beautiful backdrop with pools of emerald green water. Set a picnic at a nice, quiet spot on the Hatta mountains for a romantic day with your better half. If you are an adventurous couple, you may ride a bike around the hills or jump into a colourful kayak to ride the waves. The best time to visit the Hatta mountains would be from November to February, and it only takes 1.5 hours to drive from Dubai. Visit other attractions at Hatta, such as the heritage village, mountain biking, a dam, and a hill park.

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Liwa Desert Safari

Plan an adventure for a desert safari with your partner full of fun and love. Drive out for a journey towards Liwa to explore the wide-open spaces and get mesmerised by the golden sand mountains that make you want to stop and admire. Liwa Desert Safari is one Dubai romantic getaway where you can enjoy various activities as a couple, like dune-bashing and sand-boarding, under the professional guidance of a navigation driver. As the day passes, watch the magical desert sunset with your spouse. You can also explore a camel farm and get henna designs done to make for a great time. Enjoy a barbecue dinner as a couple and watch a belly dance performance under the desert stars for a romantic time. You can also decide to camp the night in the middle of the desert to take in the experience.

Al Ain

Imagine strolling hand-in-hand as a couple on quiet walled lanes beneath lines of tall fruited date palm trees with the background sound of a hot spring close by. A visit to Al Ain, also known as the Garden City of UAE, will transport you to a modern yet tranquil oasis. Just an hour and a half drive from Dubai, the 3000-acre place is in the middle of a desert yet away from the heat and noise of the city. With Dubai travel packages from GT Holidays, make a couple’s trip to Al Ain, a UNESCO world heritage site due to its forts, museums, and zoo, and drive to the famous Jebel Hafeet mountain.

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

If you love exploring architecture as a couple, visit the UAE’s serene and largest mosque for its architectural work of art, which is also one of the popular Dubai getaways for couples. The Sheikh Zayed Mosque glows due to its striking gold and white colours and looks even more stunning if you visit during dusk between 4.30 pm to 5.00 pm. The great ambiance makes for a great photo opportunity you can cherish as a couple for a lifetime.


One of the most popular and romantic getaways only 2 hours away from Dubai, Musandam offers a magical landscape. The drive brings you to the most picturesque location where the mountains meet the ocean, and you find yourself in spectacular and quaint coastal villages standing amidst the magic of mountains. Musandam presents an eclectic culture with abundant aquatic wildlife amidst historic forts, colourful local markets, and towns. You may feel that you are in a different country due to Musandam’s picturesque landscapes, often called the ‘Norway of Arabia.’ Book your Dubai- Musandam trip from GT Holidays with the Dubai tour packages.

Yas Island

If you are visiting Dubai between November and February, visiting Yas Island is fun as a couple. Find multiple activities to enjoy at the 2,500-hectare artificial island in Abu Dhabi, one of the biggest tourist attractions. Take a 2-hour drive from Dubia to the island that’s an engineering marvel. The activity hub has everything under it, from luxury hotels to shopping centers, and is also home to the famous Ferrari World and the Yas Marina Circuit. Explore the extensive golf course and the beautiful Yas Beach as a couple. Cool off at the Yas Water World, a waterpark with over 45 slides and rides and home to the world’s largest surfable sheet wave surf.

Dubai may be a small destination, but it offers spectacular sights and experiences, especially in the form of Dubai getaways for couples. Visit Us or Call GT Holidays to plan your itinerary through Dubai honeymoon packages to reap the benefit of the most romantic places.