With the hottest celebrity couples such as Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan, Socialite, Poppy Delevingne and husband James Cook to International Boxer Amir Khan and wife Faryal Makhtoom, experiencing the luxury offerings for couples at Atlantis, The Palm, the world’s leading entertainment resort is amongst the most romantic places in the world to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
Named one of the Top Ten Places in the world to propose by leading travel experts, Destinology, Atlantis, The Palm has a variety of options from intimate dinners, luxurious spa treatments to amazing experiences, for lovebirds this Valentine’s holiday.
Valentine’s Day with a difference
For the adrenaline junkie lovebirds, courageous duos can book a date night with the predators of the ocean with the newly launched Sharks by Night programme. Armed only with torches and glow sticks, couples will navigate the depths in the dark coming face to face with 750 pounds of lean muscle and 300 razor sharp teeth as hunting time begins. From AED 1,300 per person.
For those who like their hearts intact on Valentine’s Day, a less daring date with a hungry ray is also a great way to bond with an adventurous loved one. Ray feeding at Aquaventure starts from AED 150 per person.
In need of an afternoon with the person that’s done everything in Dubai? The Royal Swim at Dolphin Bay is the ultimate date with a difference. Couples can enjoy a private session in the depths of the lagoon experiencing a range of fun activities including the foot push where these wonderful marine mammals glide guests magically across the waters using all of their strength and a dorsal tow, where guests are taken for a ride while they hold the dolphin’s dorsal fins. Top it off with a commemorative photo of the experience of a lifetime!
Fancy food options
For those seeking a Valentine’s Day to remember, couples can book a candle lit cabana and dine under the stars on the romantic beachside at the Royal Beach. Providing the ideal Valentine setting with a bottle of champagne, chocolates, a three course dinner and a live performance, the perfect evening is complete with a little romantic stargazing. AED 3650 per couple.
For something a little different, Ossiano, Atlantis, The Palm’s most romantic restaurant known for its spectacular ‘underwater’ setting, is holding its celebrated Valentine’s Day afternoon tea on Saturday 13th February. Set against the mesmerizing tranquility created by the captivating ocean life of the Ambassador Lagoon – home to 65,000 marine species, the afternoon tea in Ossiano begins with a lavish serving of caviar and accompaniments including with blinis, crème fraiche, and cornichons plus much more. AED 995 per person.
Food, is of course, the recipe of love! A variety of award-winning restaurants at Atlantis will be offering sumptuous Valentine’s Day options for every palate, from the superb Japanese at Nobu, which will be serving a special 5 course set menu for AED 550, to hearty Italian at Ronda Locatelli which will surprise couples with a set menu at AED 295 per person. YUAN, the new Chinese dining sensation, will host its anticipated Valentine’s Day dinner with a set menu for AED 388 per person and Seafire and Bread Street Kitchen & Bar will entertain couples with love themed set menus at AED 350 per person.
And if a proposal is on the cards? Why not get one of our skilled divers to propose to your sweetheart whilst you both enjoy dinner in the highly romantic underwater setting in Ossiano restaurant?