Christmas Day in Dubai 2016 – New visitors may be confused on how they can celebrate Christmas Eve Dubai 2017. We’re here to ease your worries. There are many things you can do during Christmas, and if you know the right places, you can also enjoy Christmas atmosphere in this city that also known with its luxuries and ultramodern architecture.
Contrary to popular belief, there are many churches in Dubai. One of the examples is Jebel Ali. Locals and expats are frequent to visit this church to pray, reflect and celebrate. They have regular mass in English, French, German, and many other languages. During Christmas, this church will be crowded with people who wants to celebrate and singing carols.
Taste of Fame
When we talk about Christmas, we can’t forget about Christmas Dinner, the most important part of the celebrations. Visit Taste of Fame to find traditional Christmas menu including roast turkey with all the trimmings accompanied by the most famous celebrities like George Clooney or your favorite superheroes like Spiderman. Although the famous faces might not be the real thing, you can still feel the glamorous atmosphere, complete with paparazzi who will snap your picture on your way inside the restaurant.
Souk Festive Market
Celebrate Christmas 2017 in Dubai through one of the most favorite activities during Christmas: shopping and sightseeing. The most visited place in Dubai for shopping and sightseeing is Souk Festive Market at Madinat Jumeirah. The 5,000 square meters of the Amphitheatre is especially festive during Christmas with stalls selling a huge range of delicious seasonal foods like gingerbread treats, drinks, and gifts. There will be live music, bars, and Reindeer Rodeo to entertain the guests.
Do try to visit Café Rouge for a laid-back Christmas and live jazz performance. During Christmas Day, brunch will be offered on their menu so do not forget to order their roast turkey with cranberry sauce. After you have enough, you can continue by exploring Jumeirah with its beautiful villas and beach and visit Jumeirah Beach Residence’s the Walk.
You can’t miss winter festival for a real Christmas atmosphere in Dubai. In a country that famous for the sun and desert safari, you still able to experience traditional Christmas with Santa, Christmas carols, giant Christmas tree, snow fight, ice skating, gingerbread house and winter market here. Winter Festival will offer an unforgettable Christmas for you.
The best destination for Christmas Eve in Dubai for you who looks for a romantic and enchanting night with a breathtaking view is the infamous Skyview Bar in the Burj Al Arab. Take their famous panoramic elevator which moves six meters per second to the 27th floor. They have a wide selection of cocktails created by the best mixologist, just a perfect place to spend your night after your Christmas dinner.
N’dulge Nightclub, Dubai Skyline, and Nasimi Beach in Atlantis
As the main destination for a luxury holiday, Dubai offers many choices of the best accommodation that would make you feel like a King. Best hotel for Christmas in Dubai is Atlantis, a resort famous for its marine animal parks. Located at the tip of artificial archipelago Palm Jumeirah, you can wake up to a stunning view of the Arabian Gulf or magnificent Dubai skyline. Atlantis also organizes a Festive Village during Christmas with endless activities and games for you and your family. You can celebrate your Christmas Eve at Ossiano, surrounded by views of the Ambassador Lagoon. Salha and the Million Dollar Band will entertain you during your dinner.
If you are more interested in parties on the beach or just enjoy the nightlife at Dubai, you can find many choices at Atlantis. Try to visit N’dulge Nightclub for a hype night out and lots of dancing. Another option is Nasimi Beach, extravagant restaurant and a perfect place to get your Christmas tan during the day and switch to a vibrant club at night. You can enjoy glittering Dubai skyline over the beach with the perfect mix of locals and expats crowd.
Where to Stay
- Atlantis The Palm
- Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Royal Residences
- Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
- Palazzo Versace Residences Dubai
- Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa Dubai