Making it through another year is worthy of a celebration. If you’re bored of the same old birthday celebration, traveling to Dubai and experiencing all the wonders it can offer is a great way to celebrate in style. This guide features a hefty selection of Dubai birthday ideas for adults and kids because that’s how versatile Dubai is!
Ideas for Adults
Adults celebrating their birthdays in Dubai will have plenty of ideas to make your celebration extra memorable this year.
- Book a Yacht Party
Renting a yacht or a boat to celebrate your birthday might sound like something that only celebrities would do. However, Dubai has plenty of boat and yacht rental companies that enable you to celebrate your birthday in style for an affordable rate. The hourly rental fee for yachts and boat parties in Dubai starts at 450 AED (122 USD) to 550 AED (150 USD). The prices vary according to the model and type you are renting. Your birthday only happens once every year so it’s worth the splurge for memorable fun with friends and family!
- Have a Spa Party
Dubai’s lifestyle is all about luxury and pampering. To get the full Dubai experience, why not celebrate your birthday in one of its many world-class spas? You can bring your friends along for this experience and everyone can get the pampering they deserve – from massages to hair and nail treatments! Since there are many spa options in Dubai, you can pick one that suits your budget.
- Thrill-Seeking Adventures
Dubai is a well-known destination for adult thrillseekers who want to check an item off their bucket list for their birthday. These activities include skydiving and base jumping. If you dare, you’ll be guided by professional base jumpers and skydivers to ensure your safety. It is an exhilarating experience that you will never get to experience anywhere else. Therefore, take the leap (pun intended) and make this your most memorable birthday yet.
- Bedouin Camping in the Desert
No visit to Dubai is complete without heading to the desert. For your birthday, you can book a Bedouin camping experience and enjoy a desert safari tour. Your desert safari package includes thrilling rides in the desert and other activities, such as quad biking and sand boarding. You get to spend the night at a quaint campsite with lots of dancing, musical performers, and photography. A sumptuous dinner featuring international cuisine is the perfect way to cap off a lively evening.
- Splash Around the Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark
Waterparks are a hit even for adults; if you want to unleash the inner kid in you, head to the Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark for your birthday in Dubai. The waterpark features record-breaking slides and water rides that will get your adrenaline pumping. You can also enjoy a few unique experiences, such as roller coasters or getting up close with sharks. There is also a private beach where you can go if you want to relax in peace.
All birthday celebrants can get a free Aquaventure pass or 50% off their annual pass!
- Unique Dining Experience at Ossiano
Just when you think you’ve seen all the unique things that Dubai can offer, here comes a unique dining experience that you need to have at least once in your life: Ossiano. If you dine at Ossiano on your birthday, you get to enjoy a one-of-a-kind view of the Ambassador Lagoon right next to your table. This seafood restaurant in Atlantis offers a fine dining experience. You get to watch the giant aquarium as you sample the tastiest seafood dishes that the world-class chefs have prepared for your birthday. You can’t get grander than this for your birthday!
Ideas for Kids
Who says that only adults get all the fun in Dubai? The Jewel of the Desert is a fantastic destination for the entire family because you can find plenty of family-friendly attractions and activities.
If you are celebrating a kid’s birthday, you will be in for a treat because of these Dubai birthday ideas for kids.
- Visit an Interactive Play Museum
There are several museums in Dubai where you can spend your child’s birthday but Al Quoz, Oli Oli is one of the best. This interactive and experiential play museum boasts eight galleries spanning two floors. Each gallery has a theme that offers a unique experience that kids of all ages are sure to enjoy. The galleries are Air, Water, Toshi’s Nets, Incredi-Balls, Cars & Ramps, Toddler Gallery, and Future Park. There is a 30-minute birthday ceremony and healthy party food for the kids to enjoy.
- Pizza-Making in Dubai
Pizza-making is another fun activity for the kids during the holidays. It’s a fun birthday idea because pizza is a universally-loved food. Plus, it is fun for the kids because they can get hands-on experience of how to make pizzas and they can customize their favorite pizza toppings. It will be a rewarding experience for the kids knowing that they can enjoy food that they helped to cook. Pizza Express is one of the top destinations in Dubai for pizza-making and birthday parties.
- Dubai Ice Rink
The Dubai Ice Rink is another popular destination for a kids’ birthday party in Dubai. It is fun and exciting for kids to glide over the ice and pretend that they’re playing around in real snow. A birthday package at the Dubai Ice Rink includes a birthday announcement and a rendition of the ‘Happy Birthday’ song for the birthday boy or girl. You can book a birthday party at the Dubai Ice Rink for a minimum of ten kids; the birthday celebrant gets free access!
- Go-Karting at Dubai Autodrome
A go-karting experience is a fun birthday idea in Dubai for kid thrillseekers. At Dubai Autodrome, you can book a go-karting package for your little one’s birthday. The karting track is located indoors so you won’t have to worry about the weather conditions, making it the perfect birthday idea for any time of year. You have many options for birthday packages, such as karting, laser tag, or both. All karting activities provide kids with access to essential safety gear and equipment.