Dubai is a magnet for any kind of celebrations and we are here to spill some fancy places and things to do in the New Year’s Eve in 2020.
Still not decided, where should you be at the time when the clock tongs 12 on 31st midnight? There is no better way to ring in the bells of the New year than exploring another country and its culture. From America to Europe to Asia, glitz and glamour unfurl throughout the globe. And amongst this pile of choices, Dubai remains favourite for every kind of travellers.
Whether your idea of unveiling the New Year is to lie under the stars, or have a picnic near the beach, or dance with your star-studded band, or just hang out in an exquisite rooftop restaurant, or escape in the natural serenity- Dubai is the perfect hunt for you.
Making your job easier, here we bring you 10 tested and succeeded ways to usher in the New Year 2020 in Dubai-
1.See the fireworks
11.59 and the anticipation begins! With every countdown, the excitement escalates, the flashlight increases and the fireworks begin. Fireworks are the star activities in Dubai and millions of tourists from all over the world, as well as the locals, flock to the significant landmarks to immerse in this extraordinary celebration. Many bring the foldable seats, pack a snack, and carry a camera to hail for this huge pyrotechnic display. The celebratory locations to glance at these illuminations and explosions are Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab and Palm Jumeirah.
2.Join the party on the Palm
No sleep and dance all night is the hymn here. Atlantis The Palm, is brimming with all kinds of opportunities to party, enjoy rides, or make memories. It has great outdoors with tremendous chances of letting your hair down. Rejoice in the beachside revelry, watch incomparable fireworks, feast on gourmet cuisine and spectate the arts and crafts. The 11km Broadwalk is an ideal spot to stroll and sit, which is lined by malls and restaurants and at one end has direct access to see the fireworks. You can also nab a table at the Royal Gala for some tasty delights and mesmerising sight.
3.Ride to the desert
Dubai Desert Safari is a royal escapade that would work well even on the New Year’s Eve. It harmonises the adventure and culture to form a tuned package of entertainment. Get your seats booked and turn your New Year to a very interesting affair. Rush your adrenaline with the dune bashing, feel pampered at the camp and quench your gastronomical thirst with a delicious buffet. At midnight, you can see the sky filled with fireworks and stars and sleep in the tent.
4.Set a picnic at the beach
Kite Beach is one of the popular beaches in Dubai where people gather and cherish the ecstatic moments. It is a fun spot with dozens of activities to do. And is a perfect hangout place for New Years. Since it draws a sea of people, you must arrive early to grab a spot. It has a sprawl of beautiful buildings like Burj Al Arab and the NYE fireworks at the Palm. The Beach at Jumeirah Beach Residences is another vantage point to pack a picnic. It has an array of restaurants and a hive of activities to bring in the night with a bang.
5.Have a star-studded bash
There is no dearth of pubs and lounges in Dubai. Zero Gravity is an award-winning beach club with impressive landscape. It celebrates the New Year with huge pomp and shows attracting famous DJs like Rudimental and Sigala. Dubai’s skyline looks captivating, the New Year fireworks are outstanding, sunset scenes are over the top and the background score will keep you high-spirited. The city comes alive here and you can unwind with refreshing drinks and authentic cuisines.
6.Admire the fest at Global Village
One of the exceptional extravaganzas is seen in the Global Village. The ultimate family-friendly destination that stages multiple shows and gathers people from all over the world under one roof. The fireworks lit the entire sky. The rides are available for the kids to have endless fun. The shops have souvenirs to take back memories. The musical concerts will entertain you for long. And all this for a family of four at under AED 100.
7.Sail alongside the skyscrapers
Explore the bonanza of Dubai’s New Year’s Eve from the river on the cruise. Dhow Cruise Marina is the best of all. This is a floating restaurant where you are greeted with a delightful buffet and drinks. The thrill get better with the live shows which could be either a belly dance or magical show or a musical performance. The beauty that surrounds you in the form of buzzing streets, artistic architecture and bright firework will keep up the energy.
8.Discover the old-world charm
Want to see the old Dubai celebrating the New Year and making the most of the moment in their vintage style? Head towards the heritage district of Al Seef, which is the bustling waterfront destination by Meraas. Embrace the gorgeous panoramic view of the Dubai Creek as the sky bursts with fireworks. The best part is it is home to 50 cafes and restaurants and lets you devour delectable dishes and dessert. You can also tap your feet to the top DJs and bands.
9.Make it romantic at rooftop bars and restaurants
Thought of romantic rendezvous this New Year? Amidst the chaos of the city, stick with your partner in a spellbinding ambience of food and gala. The city is thriving with choices of exotic restaurants that have a top-notch outlook, beautiful designs and classic wines. Few examples are award-winning Italian restaurant Segreto, luxurious dining space Pierchic, fireworks displaying eatery Thiptara, an oasis-like restaurant by the pool Palm Avenue and many more.
10.Hit it off with yacht parties
Romantic dinner or family celebration, yacht are always the best ideas for New Year’s eve. If nothing tickles your brain at the last moment, give this a try. You will love how it blends the goodness of festival at one place. You can taste the scrumptious spread of buffet, marvel at the stunning fireworks, hum with the live musical shows, and revel in the splendid evening. Watching the unparalleled view, you will break loose with the world and also be with them as the countdown roars.
Dubai is capable of bringing the world together on New Year. It’s way of merrymaking is everything near to perfection. Book your tickets and see for yourself.