Best Places To Spend Christmas In Dubai You Just Don’t Want To Miss

December is a month full of festivities, enjoyment, future possibilities and introspection of the past. Every year millions of travellers and vacationers choose their favourite destination to enjoy the last week of December to the fullest. The festivities start from Christmas eve itself. While Dubai is an obvious choice for travellers all through the year but Christmas in Dubai truly is an event that has brings out the best of the city. From the vibrant décor, exceptional shopping extravaganza, and even special Christmas brunch, Dubai is sure to kick start your celebrations in a distinct style.

If you’re in Dubai during the Christmas celebrations, here are the few places you definitely should check out.


Atlantis the Palm

Festive village at Atlantis the Palm

One of the most celebrated hotels of Dubai, Atlantis the Palm might be a bit heavy on your pocket but is in every way, a perfect place to feel the spirit of Christmas. The Poseidon’s Court in front of the Ambassador Lagoon is sure to give you some chills and make you feel like you’re right there in the north pole waiting for Santa to come out with your goodies. Enjoy a treat of the best of pies, cakes, cookies, amazing gift hampers, and the gingerbread houses to enjoy the best of festive makeovers in Dubai, only at Atlantis the Palm.

Christmas Frunch at Radisson Blu

Christmas Frunch at Radisson Blu

Who says you have to wait for 25th December to eat the Christmas day brunch? Head to Radisson Blu and enjoy the Christmas ‘Frunch’ with Santa Claus during the whole week. Yes, the huge menu comes mainly with Italian and European cuisine with perfect Christmassy colours and vibrancy. Eating a Christmas brunch at the Radisson Blu is more of an experience than just a chore to fill your hungry tummies. The exotic three course menus include the best of Christmas dishes prepared in authentic style. It’s a perfect place for a Christmas binge.

Christmas Eve at Irish Village

Christmas Eve at Irish Village

A legendary place amongst the tourists to enjoy special occasions, Irish Village comes out with its best during the Christmas celebrations. Offering a free entry to all the party hungry people, Irish Village throws its best party on the Christmas eve and the giant Christmas tree makes the whole environment festive. There’s no way you can miss dancing to the groovy Christmassy tunes of the celebrated international Dj and some fine dining that’ll make your tummy sing the Christmas tunes.

Christmas celebrations at Dhow cruise

Christmas celebrations at Dhow cruise

Dhow cruise has always been the best way to admire the glittering skyline of the Dubai and when it is Christmas, its overwhelming to see the glamourous Dubai lit up beautifully in red. Book a Dhow cruise dinner from Dubai marina and spend the night admiring the skyscrapers, the lights and the beautiful celebratory glow of the city that fills even the saddest heart with joy. the dinner spread is special for the occasion of Christmas and so are the entertainment options. So, if you’re looking for a private tie with your family and loved ones devoid of the frenzy crowd, Dhow cruise is your place to be.

Regis winter garden market

You’ve got to be at a place where Santa Claus shuns his old slay and prefers to arrive on a Bentley. Yeah, set in the beautiful location of the St. Regis Versailles Gardens, the winter Christmas market is full of Christmas goodies, kids and family friendly activities, celebratory gifts, great stalls for shopping and some amazing food treats.  Similar to St. Regis market, you can also find the exceptional Christmas celebrations at Ripe market, festival market at la Farine, and the upbeat Christmas carnival at the Arabian ranches golf club.

Christmas at Malls of Dubai

The Malls of Dubai

It is a known fact that Dubai boasts of some of the best malls in the world. Not only are the Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, The Dragon mart, and the Ibn Battuta mall one of the biggest in the world, they are also the best places to see the glittering decorations and avail amazing shopping deals during Christmas. The Christmas celebrations are gigantic and overwhelming. The entire surroundings, each and every store, food stall and showroom exudes the Christmas feel all throughout the month.

Everyone has a different idea of celebrating Christmas but when you’re in Dubai, it’s hard to not gel and forget yourself in the amazing celebrations. Dubai has something to offer to everyone during Christmas and that’s what makes it a people’s destination. Come celebrate Christmas in Dubai this year.

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