Looking for inexpensive yet fun activities to celebrate Diwali in the UAE? We’ve got you covered
7 November 2018| Last updated on 7 November 2018
The festival of lights is upon us and there are loads of things celebrations happening
Diwali, or the festival of lights, has finally arrived in the UAE and residents are absolutely cheerful.
A beautiful celebration of lights, colours and positive atmospheres – Diwali brings about the good and rids the evil for celebrators around the world.
People around the world come to together to celebrate Diwali, which is a day dedicated to celebrating everything that is good and conquering everything that is evil.
It is usually celebrated by lighting up several lights and candles, called “diyas,” and by praying to the Hindu Gods, Lakshmi and Ganesh.
And for those who are already familiar but are in search of the perfect Diwali celebrations to take part in this week, we’ve got your back.
While this wonderful event enchants the country, there are loads of celebrations happening all week and during the weekends in the UAE this year – so here are loads of options to choose from.
1. Watch the beautiful sunset on a Dhow cruise
The perfect plan for those who want to be in the outdoors while celebrating Diwali this year – and why not…the weather in the UAE right now is just gorgeous.
Take a 2-hour Dhow cruise and get entertained while you watch the fabulous views of Dubai’s Creek for just AED75.
You won’t even have to worry about grabbing a snack, because an international dinner buffet is included in the offer and will keep your hunger away this Diwali.
2. Immerse yourself in Diwali spirit on a desert safari
If you’re looking for an out-of-the-box Diwali plan this year, then look no more – grab your friends and family members for an ultimate immersive Diwali experience.
How better to watch the lights do their magic that in the Arabian Desert dunes away from the city lights.
Be surrounded by mesmerizing entertainments including a belly dance, a tanoura show and fire show – this is the best way to combine your Diwali celebrations in a unique location.
We bet none of your friends and family has this in store for their celebrations this year….and the best part is that it’s only AED45 per person! It’s practically a steal….
3. Enjoy all your favourite delicacies at a Diwali buffet
Diwali may be about lights, colours and everything good and more – but it is also about food, which plays a huge roll in Diwali celebrations across the world.
Indian delicacies are enjoyed by millions around the world as they celebrate the festival of lights and Hindu New Year every year.
So how better than to spend your Diwali eating all your favourite foods than in a beautiful setting in M Hotel Downtown by Millennium in Dubai for just over AED100 per person.
A small price to pay to enjoy fabulous views of Downtown Dubai and the city lights with your loved ones this Diwali.