10 Best Places to Propose in United Arab Emirates (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



The United Arab Emirates is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for islands, beaches, mountains, waterfronts, mosques, buildings, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in the United Arab Emirates to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in the United Arab Emirates for Outdoor Lovers
  • Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Burj Khalifa
  • Palm Jumeirah
  • Al Bastakiya Quarter
  • Louvre Abu Dhabi
  • Jebel Hafeet
  • Dubai Marina
  • Romantic Destinations in the United Arab Emirates
  • Al Qudra Lakes
  • Hatta
  • Sir Bani Yas Island
  • Best Places to Propose in the United Arab Emirates

Romantic Locations in the United Arab Emirates For Outdoor Lovers


1. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Located in Abu Dhabi, this architectural masterpiece is one of the largest mosques in the world. Proposing in the serene surroundings of the mosque, with its intricate design and majestic domes, can be incredibly romantic.


2. Burj Khalifa

The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa offers breathtaking views of the city from its observation decks. Proposing here, especially during sunset or at night when the city lights are aglow, can be truly magical.


3. Palm Jumeirah

This iconic man-made island is home to luxurious resorts, pristine beaches, and stunning views of the Arabian Gulf. A private dinner on the beach or a helicopter ride over the Palm could set the stage for a memorable proposal.



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4. Al Bastakiya Quarter

In the heart of Old Dubai, the Al Bastakiya Quarter is a charming neighborhood filled with traditional Arabian architecture, winding alleyways, and historical charm. A proposal here exudes cultural richness and authenticity.


5. Louvre Abu Dhabi

For art-loving couples, the Louvre Abu Dhabi provides an elegant and sophisticated setting for a proposal. You could plan your proposal amidst the museum's remarkable art collection or in its picturesque outdoor spaces.


6. Jebel Hafeet

Head to Al Ain and take a drive up Jebel Hafeet, the UAE's tallest mountain. The panoramic views from the top offer a breathtaking backdrop for a memorable proposal, especially during sunrise or sunset.


7. Dubai Marina

Take a romantic stroll along the Dubai Marina promenade with its dazzling skyline in the background. You could pop the question on a private yacht cruise or at one of the waterfront restaurants overlooking the marina.


Romantic Destinations in the United Arab Emirates

The UAE is full of romantic beaches, islands and mountains. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, at a spectacular mountain, or on a beautiful beach.


8. Al Qudra Lakes

Located in the desert near Dubai, the Al Qudra Lakes offer a serene and picturesque setting for a romantic proposal, especially during sunrise or sunset. You can arrange a private picnic by the lakeside and pop the question surrounded by natural beauty.




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9. Hatta

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and head to Hatta, a mountainous enclave in Dubai. The tranquil Hatta Dam and the rugged Hajar Mountains provide a rustic yet romantic backdrop for a proposal amidst nature.


10. Sir Bani Yas Island

For couples seeking adventure and seclusion, Sir Bani Yas Island, located off the coast of Abu Dhabi, offers luxury resorts and pristine beaches. You can plan a private beachside dinner or a sunset safari followed by a romantic proposal under the stars.


Best Places to Propose in the United Arab Emirates

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, the United Arab Emirates has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.


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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.
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