10 Things to Do in Dubai in February

Sun, 14 Feb, 2021

With an abundance of sights and attractions, sports and activities, and buzzing nightlife and entertainment, Dubai is the ultimate destination for fun and relaxation for everyone. Whether you are a resident, or just visiting for a few days or weeks, there is always so much to do, see and explore. February is the perfect time to explore the city, just before temperatures start to rise. Here is a listicle of what you can do in the city in the month of February:

Skydive

Are you looking for a one-of-a-kind experience in the city of Dubai? In February, the city experiences clear skies and a pleasant climate making all the perfect conditions for skydiving. If you have a penchant for adventure, then you should definitely sign up for this hair-raising experience.

Take a dhow cruise

If you want to enjoy the best landscapes of Dubai, then you should hop on a Dhow cruise. Not only are the views from the boat fascinating but riding on a Dhow cruise is a unique experience. If you are a history and culture lover and would like to see the rich heritage of Dubai, then the Creek Cruise is the best option for you. However, if you are more interested in modern architecture, try the Marina Cruise instead.

Enjoy a desert safari

Go dune bashing and enjoy the night sky in the cold of the desert. Desert Safari in Dubai is one of the must-have experiences that you can savour on your vacation. Many of these safari tours are combined with activities such as dune bashing, sand boarding, dinner, falconry, camel rides and more. So, consider looking at tours that include everything.

Take a walking tour in Deira

The weather in February is perfect for a stroll through ‘old’ Dubai to discover the secrets to the city’s origin. Browse Deira’s souks, ride across Dubai Creek, and explore Al Bastakiya’s lanes and wind towered houses while learning about Emirati history and culture. The best part about any walking tour is that you get to see the attractions up close and personal. 

Visit Global Village

Global Village is always brimming with exciting events. Claimed to be the world’s largest cultural tourism project, it exhibits the culture and tradition of about 90 countries. From entertainment to food, from shopping to live performances, Global Village is fun for all ages.

Stroll through Miracle Garden

You will be awestruck to watch flowers of different varieties growing in Miracle Garden. The fairy tale-esque garden spans over 72,000 square metres, making it the world’s largest natural flower garden featuring over 50 million flowers and 250 million plants. It is one of the most beautiful must-visit attractions in Dubai that you ought to include in your February itinerary as it is open only from November to March.

Say hello to the animals

It’s the perfect time to make your trip to the Dubai Safari Park. It is home to more than 2,500 animals from all over the world and a leading tourist destination attracting recognition from the international community for its work in maintaining a high standard of animal welfare, nutrition and ethical conduct.

Spoiled for choice with theme parks

Dubai offers great theme parks – from water to amusement parks and even the latest virtual reality parks. Choose from IMG Worlds of Adventure, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Laguna Waterpark, Aquaventure, VR Park, Ski Dubai and so many more.

Do the Downtown Dubai trip

Start from visiting the world’s tallest building, move on to seeing one of the world’s largest aquariums and end it with a dinner right next to one of the world’s largest fountain shows. Every angle offers insta-worthy photos, so do not forget to click lots of shots while you’re there. 

 Stroll through JBR

Soak in the enchanting views of the ocean while having a quite dinner in any of the myriad F&B options at JBR. In this bustling beachside boulevard, there are also plenty of opportunities to fulfil your shopping cravings with a range of fashion, home, and handicraft shops and boutiques. The boardwalk will also give you fascinating views of Blue Waters Island and Ain Dubai, which, when operational, will be the world’s tallest Ferris wheel.