Dubai is widely known for its high-end skyscrapers, exotic buildings, some of the world’s best tourist centers and extravagant lifestyle. However, it should be known that the city is also a perfect destination for a wedding ceremony for anyone looking to tie the knot in the most memorable way.
Destination weddings on its own, allow you and your guests to kill many birds with a single stone. You get to enjoy your special day, a vacation, adventures, and experience other cultures, not to mention it can also double as a honeymoon destination.
Not only does the beautiful city of Dubai boast a plethora of beautiful views that can serve as breathtaking backdrops for your dream wedding, the city is lauded as the top spot in the world for Arabian-themed weddings, luxurious weddings, beach weddings, and many more. Additionally, Dubai weather is usually always sunny, and the city boasts a gazillions activities for your family, friends, and guests.
Below are 10 reasons why the city of Dubai is the perfect destination wedding location.
1. The adventure
The real reason why you’ll choose to have your wedding in Dubai is to create as many memorable moments as possible. You have hundreds of options to choose from when it comes to adventure, from riding camels on the desert before or after the wedding, to ski-diving, jet-skiing, desert safari, and so much more.
2. Luxury at its summit
If you’ve got some cash to spend, Dubai is the perfect place to be. There are high-end hotels and places you can visit to have all the luxury experience that you need, not forgetting the world’s largest shopping outlet, the Dubai Mall. If you are to enjoy luxury, there’s plenty of luxury to go round the table, it’s just a matter of choosing the ones that best suit you and your partner to get the best experience.
3. A get-away from the wedding crashers at home
You certainly don’t want to pack your entire neighborhood on the plane just because you’re having a wedding in Dubai. All you need are close allies like family and close friends, to make your special day a memorable one. Choosing to have a destination wedding in a place like Dubai, can help you cut back uninvited guests.
4. Sometimes less-costly than it is back at home
Bringing your closest people to Dubai to have your wedding could save you the cost of having to cater to the needs of so many guests, including the uninvited, when you have your wedding back at home. Bringing your close circle to Dubai means you don’t have much catering to do, just a small party for the important people in your lives. The fact that most hotels offer discounts on groups makes it even better.
5. Great place for wedding photographs
Dubai is renowned for its beauty and everywhere you see, just seems like a perfect place to stop for a photo shoot. Every spot in Dubai is beautiful and photograph-worthy. So whether you are going with a professional photographer, or with your DSLR camera, or smartphone, you’re sure to always have beautiful backgrounds for every single shot taken.
6. You can multi-task
On your trip to Dubai, you can have your dream wedding, honeymoon and a good time with family and friends. You have all those in the package of travelling to Dubai in the first place. Sometimes, deciding on where to have your honeymoon with your partner can be a daunting task, but in Dubai, you don’t need to scratch your head over this, because there are plenty of options to choose from. You could choose to go out with your family and friends to explore the beauties and wonders of Dubai before your wedding and then finally choose a better spot for your honeymoon after the whole tussle of the wedding party.
7. Dubai is home to the best locations
As a city that owns some of the world’s historic structures, finding a location for your wedding shouldn’t be much of an issue. The world’s tallest building can be found in the city, the only 7-star hotel in the world can be found in Dubai. You can also choose to have your wedding on the yacht, a local church, say your vows on the beach, or in the desert. Any location you choose to go with, you’re sure to have a memorable occasion and enjoy yourself to the fullest, because you’ll be getting a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
8. Cultural Diversity
Dubai is mostly known for being one of the Arab cities that embrace other cultures, so whether you’re coming from any part of Europe, Africa, America, or Asia, to have your wedding in the city, you can do it without much restrictions. Whether you’re a Christian or a Buddhist, there’s always a room for you to have your dream wedding in the beautiful city.
9. Perfect place for pre-wedding shopping
Dubai is not only known for its exotic buildings and surreal architectures, it is also known for being a trade center where you can actually get anything you desire. It should also be the perfect place to get all your pre-wedding items; clothing, jewelries, souvenirs, and many more.
10. Dubai is extremely safe
Finally, we get to talk about your safety in the city. You sure wouldn’t want to bring your family and guests to a place where everyone will be scared to go out and explore. Dubai is one of the world’s safest cities and you’re not likely to be a victim of any crime whatsoever, no matter how small.
Other noteworthy reasons
- Access to a plethora of professional wedding planners and photographers.
- For some countries, the UAE is visa-free; and for countries that aren’t visa-free, visas aren’t difficult to get, in most cases.
- The UAE is geographically located at the center of the world, hence it’s relatively easier and quicker to reach, from most countries.