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Galentine's Day in Dubai: Where To Live It Up With Your BFFs This Year

Here are 7 great suggestions to celebrate Valentine's Day 2022 in Dubai with your friends.

Posted on

4 February 2022

Last updated on 17 February 2022
Galentine's Day activities in Dubai 2022

Valentine's Day isn't just for romance.

Valentine's Day in Dubai is right around the corner, and what's just as great as spending the day with a significant other? Spending it with your BFFs!

If you're interested in celebrating Valentine's Day with your friends, here are seven wonderful ideas for you and your best girls this year.

1. Get dolled up with your girlfriends.

Show your favourite girls just how much they mean to you by planning together a day of self care.

Unwind with your friends this Valentine's Day in Dubai by planning a trip to the salon for an afternoon of getting dolled up and pampered. Whether it's a group mani/pedi to your local nail salon or a session at a day spa, nothing beats a girls' day out.

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2. Order in a round of bubblies at home.

Wine isn't just for fancy, candlelit Valentine's Day dinners for lovers.

Order your favourite bottle of wine and pair it with a delectable homemade charcuterie board. Grab your friends and celebrate the day at home with comfort food and wine pairings.

Red wine, white wine, rose wine, champagne, sparkling wine, and more - there's a drink for almost every food you can imagine.

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3. Tuck into a Valentine's Day potluck.

Save yourself a few dirhams and consider planning a potluck or home dinner with your friends.

Break out the music, a few movies, board games, etc.

Best Valentine's Day ideas in Dubai with friends

4. Plan a weekend getaway from all the hullabaloo.

Plan a girlfriend getaway with your besties by checking into a hotel or renting an affordable apartment for a day or two.

If you're feeling adventurous, there's loads of places in the UAE offering outdoorsy treks, hikes, and camping opportunities. It's the perfect weather for it!

Fun things to do in Dubai for Valentine's Day with friends

Pictured: Hatta Dam Lake in Dubai, UAE.

5. Go shopping.

The only thing more fun than shopping is doing it together with your friends. Treat yourselves to some fabulous finds at the mall, local boutique stores, or go thrift shopping.

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6. Take yoga or fitness lessons.

This Valentine's Day in Dubai, enjoy a relaxing day with your friends by stretching it out and centering your mind through a yoga session.

Alternatively, if you want to get the heart pumping, opt for a workout class with your girls. Zumba, Pilates, and dance classes can help keep the good vibes going.

Fun things to do in Dubai for Valentine's Day with friends

7. Jam out to live music.

There's plenty of music shows taking place in February this year. Head over to a local jazz or live music bar in Dubai, or visit Expo 2020 for their free concerts and live entertainment.

British band Coldplay will be taking the main stage at Expo 2020 the day after Valentine's Day - don't miss out if you're a fan!