Winter in Dubai – 8 Fun things to do in Dubai during winter

Written by Unique Properties

If you have been complaining about how hot it gets in Dubai during summer, winter is just few days away and now is the time you should be stepping out and enjoying the cool winter in Dubai.

Most events take place during the winter in Dubai, hence there are lots of outdoor activities one could enjoy in Dubai during winter season, here we have listed few of our favorite fun things to do in Dubai during winter.

– Desert Safari

Dubai has one of the most beautiful sandy landscapes that are formed from sandy desert patterns. During winter when the weather is perfectly chill it is very common to go on a desert safari weekend with family and friends.

There are lots of companies that offer desert safari trips at relatively good prices that includes activities such as quad biking, dune bashing, camel riding and ladies favorite henna tattoo. So if you are looking for a bit thrill and a weekend getaway from the city life, a desert safari might be your best option.

– Visit Dubai’s Miracle Garden

Located in Al Barsha, Miracle Garden showcases identifiable structures completely covered with flowers. Here you can immerse yourself among more than 50 million blooming flowers throughout the different exhibits.

Instagrammers will surely love Miracle Garden, as it is the perfect spot for a photo shoot session, the Garden offers plenty of attractions to see including heart-shaped pathway, pyramids and full-size houses completely covered with colorful flowers.

The flowers are meticulously cared for by a team of expert park keepers, so the flower displays look their absolute best every day, give this hidden spot a visit any day and you will not regret it at all.

– Global Village

Global Village’s new season has just started before winter, easily one of our favorite winter attraction the Global Village season lasts for 6 months offering visitors all sorts of attraction and activities.

Considered the world’s leading multicultural festival park this event shows Dubai’s true multicultural spirit, with over 20 country pavilions from around the world, visitors can witness every country’s unique culture and get a taste of their unique dishes. Not to mention all the circus shows and carnival games which this festival is known for.

– Visit Dubai Garden Glow

Dubai Garden Glow is a world of imagination with a skillful blend of unique art and theme creating an amazing concept. The garden consists of marvelous creations designed by best artists.

The garden started by taking inspirations from the Wonders of the World, following year the garden paid tribute to nature and last year the garden celebrated underwater world and in this year’s edition the garden will pay tribute to global sustainability and recycling and adds to Dubai’s booming tourism sector.

– Ski Dubai – Indoor Skiing & Snow Park

While it may be technically true that it never snows in desert, Dubai figured out its own way to make snow in the middle of the desert not just a dream but a reality.

Ski Dubai is the world’s third largest indoor ski slope and the first to open in the Middle East. With a chair lift, a t-bar and 6,000 tons of snow at your disposal, whether you just want to enjoy some snow, learn the basics or get good enough to fly off a 10 ramp, Ski Dubai will definitely make you feel like in the Swiss alps. A perfect place to have a full winter experience in Dubai.

– Kite beach

If you’re serious about your water-sports and wish to test your skills on one of the best free beaches in Dubai, Kite Beach has the challenge you seek.

While going to the beach during winter is not common in other parts of the world, here in Dubai it is actually common with temperature averaging at just 20°C, the weather is actually beach-friendly and during this time of the year the waves are pretty strong which makes it perfect time for surfers.

– Enjoy a hot air balloon ride in the middle of the dessert

If you want to experience the most beautiful sunrise in the city, you must try a hot air balloon ride in the middle of the dessert, the views are just outstanding. 

The truly unique thing about flying with Balloon Adventures is you get to experience a world-first phenomenon. Imagine soaring above the Dubai desert with Peregrine falcons during sunrise, a scenery you will sure always remember.

– Play Golf at Dubai Hills Golf Course

A few kilometers away from Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Hills is one of the most beautiful golf courses to be built in Dubai.  This immaculate course enables players of every skills and age level to equally enjoy the 18 holes of a lush green course which features a harmonic mix of flat and hilly terrain. This beautiful Golf Course attracted global investors to invest in Dubai Hills real estate, as playing Golf in Dubai’s calm winter weather with stunning background views of the city’s skyscrapers is truly a special experience.

Dubai’s winter is just about to start, we hope that this short list gave you some ideas on how you could spend your winter in Dubai. If we have missed your favorite activity to do during winter in Dubai, don’t hesitate to let us know below in the comment section. Wishing you and your loved ones a happy Christmas and a great new year.