Honeymoons in Dubai

Whether you want to relax and unwind after the hectic wedding planning or whether you want to do something new each day, Dubai really does have everything. From white sandy beaches to ancient temples and museums, to colourful souqs, to desert safaris there's plenty to keep you occupied. Why not stay in one of the hotels or rent an apartment and enjoy all that Dubai has to offer.

A honeymoon in Dubai will really wow you with its glamour and glitz surrounding you whichever way you turn. Famous not only for its oil but for some of the tallest buildings in the world, Dubai is a millionaire's playground. With regular flights from South Africa you could be exploring this stunning landscape in just over 11 hours. History buffs will enjoy a visit to the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House which holds hundreds of old Dubai before it became rich. The Jumeirah Mosque is probably the best known of the mosques in Dubai with its large central dome and is the only place where non Muslims can worship. Hop on a sightseeing bus which will ferry you around the sights or treat yourselves to a hot air balloon for a gentle aerial tour. You might like a visit to the races, but betting is not allowed. You can even go skiing in the indoor ski resort. With so much to do, your stay in Dubai will give you enough memories to last a long time.
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Dubai Overview

Whether you're dreaming of sun, sea and sand on your honeymoon or are looking for new adventures each and every day, then Dubai has it all. With gorgeous beaches and spa resorts to help you relax and unwind and plenty of sightseeing opportunities and activities to pursue, the only difficulty will be in deciding what to do next.

A honeymoon in Dubai will give the newlywed couple plenty of opportunity for relaxing and unwinding as well as having a huge choice of activities to do and places to visit. Regular flights from Canada mean you could be exploring in just over 13 hours. History buffs will enjoy visiting the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House Museum which has tons of photos of old Dubai as it used to be before it became wealthy. There's also the Jumeirah Mosque which has a huge central dome. If you're after an adrenalin rush then a desert safari often called dune bashing is a must, but make sure you go with an empty stomach! Enjoy a dinner cruise along the Dubai creek on a traditional dhow or a modern cruiser. Shop till you drop, and eat shawarma. With so much to keep you occupied your stay in Dubai will be unforgettable.

Key Facts for Dubai

Currency: UAE dirham

Flight time: 13 hours from Toronto

When to Honeymoon in Dubai

When to go:
Temperatures are high throughout the year. The best time to visit is between October and April when it is coolest

Flight Information:
Dubai is approx 7 hours from London with direct flights operated by British Airways and Emirates

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Getting Married in Dubai

If you're looking for a destination to get married abroad that features sun, sand, and glamour, then why not visit Dubai. One of the 7 emirates that form the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is a millionaires playground with a sky line of glass sided sky scrapers which mingle with domes of ancient mosques. With a wide variety of wedding packages to take advantage of, weddings abroad in Dubai offer you and your guests luxury and the wow factor and with plenty of things to see and do, before and after your wedding Dubai makes the perfect honeymoon location too. With its long coastline full of white sandy beaches and crystal blue waters, there's plenty of opportunity to relax and soak up the sun and if you can tear yourself away from the sands, there's a myriad of ancient sites and museums to visit as well as colourful souqs. There's also some amazing tax free shopping to take advantage of too, so bring along an empty suitcase.

Marriage Requirements


Only religious weddings are legal in Dubai and civil ceremonies do not exist in within Dubai law. At least one of the company will have to have been residing in Dubai for at least 21days.  The following documents are required : proof that the couple are free to marry, copies of the couples passports, full birth certificates, passport sized photos, baptism certificates, a residence permit for one of the couple. They will also need two witnesses. For more information visit http://dubai.angloinfo.com/countries/uae/dubai/marriage.asp

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