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...
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.
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.
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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. Ski Dubai
Any animal lover will love this. Choose the penguins at Ski Dubai for the cutest way to get the ring. Just imagine the photo op.
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. 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!
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. At 36,000ft
Few Dubai residents aren't fans of the bar on Emriates's A380 planes, so why not go down on one knee six miles in the sky? No, theses diamonds are not real.
Have we missed your favourite off the list? Let us know @CosmoMiddleEast