20 Best Places In Dubai For A Proposal

From award-winning restaurants to a floral Eiffel Tower, these places are as romantic as they get…
20 Best Places In Dubai For A Proposal
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Nimra AdilBy Nimra Adil -

Whether you're in a long-term relationship, have recently started dating someone new or have been dreaming of the perfect proposal your whole life – we’ve rounded up the best places in Dubai for your grand proposal. As Valentine's Day is just around the corner, this could serve as some very romantic inspiration... 

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1. Dine In The Desert 

Make like Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria, who got engaged in the sandy dunes. A secluded dinner for two accompanied by the sun setting will make for a great backdrop to your man getting down on one knee. 

Ummmm so this happened....#Engaged #Dubai #Happiness

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2. Dubai Miracle Garden

This popular tourist destination is perfect for your special moment because of its abundance of floral backdrops like this heart-shaped walkway. Your #engaged pictures will be the best! 

3. The Burj Khalifa

How could the record-breaking tower not be on this list? A proposal near Souk Al Bahar with the magnificent fountains in the background or splurge on dinner at At.mosphere – the highest restaurant in the world. The dinner comes with a hefty price tag but the experience will be priceless.

4. Pier Chic at Al Qasr

Dine with an amazing view of Burj Al Arab – surrounded by clear blue waters, a private table at this popular seafood restaurant is perfect for a #heputaringonit shot.

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5. Al Qudra Lake

If you prefer your personal space, pack a picnic and head to Al Qudra Lake (best for chillier weather). This casual spot is great for a relaxed out proposal away from the city. 

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6. At The Top Of the World’s Fastest Roller Coaster At Ferrari World

A feeling to match the rush of getting proposed to!. Despite not being able to get down on one knee, this would be a unique and unforgettable proposal for sure. 

7. The Farm at Al Barari

A proposal in a luscious garden away from the busy city, dreamy! From a lily pond, waterways and a bridge surrounded by greenery, this scenic location is a prime spot for the proposal of your dreams. 

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8. Ossiano at The Atlantis, The Palm

A floor-to-ceiling aquarium and some of the best seafood in Dubai. This over-the-top restaurant is perfect for your magical proposal. You can even get a couple of divers to help out with the asking from the aquarium.

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9. Book a Private Yacht

Another option for those who prefer their privacy. Book a private yacht and coast along the Dubai Marina shoreline towards the Palm. The best time for bae to pop the question is with the sun setting over the Arabian Sea.

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10. Private Terrace

Nothing is more romantic than a private dinner for two overlooking gorgeous views of Dubai’s iconic skyline. Level 42 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai offers just that.

11. At The Top of Jabal Jais

Pop the question at one of the highest peaks in the UAE. Plan a road trip and get to the top at sunrise or sunset, both times will be perfect for the special moment.

12. Ski Dubai or Dolphin Bay  

Any animal lover will love this. Choose the penguins at Ski Dubai or Dolphins at the Atlantis, The Palm. The cutest way to get the ring, just imagine the photo op.

13. Helicopter Ride

Take your proposal to the ski with a private helicopter ride over Palm Jumeirah. The right time to propose would be right after you land or unexpectedly while you both take in the insane views.

14. Skydive Dubai 

If you and your partner are adventure junkies, your proposal should be equally exciting. What’s proves your love more than jumping off a plane together.

15. Abra Ride  

A cheaper alternative to booking a yacht is to go on a traditional abra. Choose betwen old Dubai at the Creek or new Dubai at Madinat Jumeirah, the surroundings are beautiful and the Burj Al Arab makes a great backdrop.

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16. Romantic Evening at The Beach

A classic way to pop the question under the starry sky. An intimate candlelit dinner for two followed by a ring on your finger.

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17. At the Airport 

Why not propose at Terminal 3? Dubai’s Airport is one of the best in the word, and if you love to travel it could be the best spot to get asked. Maybe after you land from a trip or on your way to one. Start your holiday with a #heasked selfie! 

18. Bateaux Dubai

Take a dinner cruise along the Dubai Creek - this elegant cruise is great for a simple yet romantic proposal. There is also an alfresco deck which can definitely be transformed for an intimate proposal. 

19. A Zoo Date 

Head on over to Emiratez Park Zoo for a fun-filled day. Maybe propose infornt of the giraffes or elephants and make them a part of your special day. 

20. The Palace Downtown 

The courtyard at this Downtown  Dubai hotel is the right spot to propose. The traditional architecture and palm trees create a picturesque location for the big question. 

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21. At 36,000ft 

Few Dubai residents aren't fans of the bar on Emriates' A380 planes, so why not go down on one knee six miles in the sky? Just like this adorable couple did a few years back... 

Have we missed your favourite off the list? Let us know @CosmoMiddleEast