It’s amazing to be in love especially with so much happening on Valentine's Day in the capital this year. If you haven’t made plans yet, don’t fret it, we’ve brought you just the right spots to celebrate the most romantic time of the year.

Alba Terrace

So, if you’re still deciding on where to take your sweet Valentine, simply head to Alba Terrace anytime between 12:30pm to 8pm after picking your three-hour brunch slot, and dig into a lavish feast like no other. With plenty of tantalizing delights on the menu, prepare to be left spoiled for choice.

Location: The Abu Dhabi Edition Hotel, Al Bateen Marina | Contact info: 02-208 0000

Who can resist a Valentine’s Day celebration with a view?! Enjoy spectacular views of the capital from the AT25 rooftop lounge on February 14. Head there between 7pm to 9pm where you can get two hours of free-flowing grapes and a charcuterie platter. Packages start from AED 120 per person.

Location: Marriott Hotel Downtown, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street | Contact info: 02-304 7777


Fancy a Brazilian Valentine’s Day this year?! Enjoy a traditional churrascaria experience with your significant other at Chamas. With plenty of entertainment including a live band and Samba dancers, gear up for an exciting celebration ahead. Packages start from AED 650 and include two glasses of sparkling grape or endless soft drinks.

Location: InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street | Contact info: 02-666 6888


Hop on a boat and head to neighboring Zaya Nurai Island for an intimate Valentine's Day celebration this year. Dig into a three-course dinner while enjoying live entertainment and soaking up gorgeous island views. Package starts from AED 1,400 per couple and includes a bottle of grape.

Location: Zaya Nurai Island | Contact info: 02-506 6222


One of the most trendiest and romantic spots in the capital, Hakkasan is hosting a grand Valentine’s celebration with a four-course feast featuring everything from grilled sea bass to gold leaf lobster dumpling. Now that the weather is cooler, make a beeline for the beautiful terrace for incredible views.

Location: Emirates Palace, Corniche West | Contact info: 02-690 7739

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers

There’s plenty going on at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers this year–from three-course feasts at Ray’s Grill and BiCE to a brunch at Nahaam–don’t expect a dull moment this Valentine’s Day. You can also choose to go all out with your own private tent on the beach while indulging in a four-course dinner and drinks. Sounds like a plan!

Location: Corniche West | Contact info: 02-811 5555

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort

Whether you’re in the mood for Levantine cuisine or craving Italian this Valentine’s Day, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort has something for everybody this year. You can also hire a belly dancer or a violin player for the night. Or simply kickstart the celebration early with an afternoon tea at Majlis Saadiyat from 2pm to 8pm.

Location: Saadiyat Island | Contact info: 02-811 4444

Nation Riveria Beach Club

If a four-course meal by the beach sounds like your kind of Valentine’s celebration, Nation Riveria Beach Club is where it’s at this year! From a personal butler taking you to your own private igloo on the beach to a grand feast featuring dishes such as caviar, Welsh lamb and Canadian lobster, prepare for an unforgettable night under the stars.

Location: The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Corniche West | Contact info: 02-694 4553

Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island

Fancy an intimate dinner on the beach this Valentine’s?! Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island will be hosting a romantic celebration including a four-course feast, a bottle of bubbly, premium beverages and canapés. Packages start from AED 3,000 per couple.

Location: Saadiyat Island | Contact info: 02-492 2222

Article published: 12th February, 2020
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