The night of December the 31st often feels like the end of an era. Filled with moments to cherish and stepping stones of success, the end of a year is something that is meant to be celebrated with a symbolic gesture. What better way is there to rejoice New Year than to take a well-deserved vacation in a city like Dubai?
One of the things that set Dubai apart from the rest of the world is the way people celebrate its history along with innovation. This city of superlatives develops exponentially every year in terms of architecture and infrastructure and equally honor the golden glow of tradition as well.
This scintillating city which is a towering oasis on the northern edge of the Arabian Peninsula is a land filled with magnificent high rises and sand dunes. Every New Year, Dubai turns into the city of lights and celebration with every road and street filled with people all of the world who come to enjoy the spirit of New Year in the best way possible.
If you are looking for the perfect way to have a peaceful yet exceptional New Year at Dubai, we have the perfect plan for you- Be aboard the Dhow cruise when the clock strikes twelve. This way you will have a chance to have a remarkable time along with a private dinner with your loved ones aboard a vessel that sails to all the perfect viewing points from where you can experience the sublime New Year celebrations in Dubai.
What is a Dhow?
Before Dubai became the city of superlatives, it was a small fishing village in the ancient Arab world. The Dhow is a traditional boat which used to be an integral part of this ancient Arab world and is known for its two distinctive features, its magnificent lateen sail, and its stitched construction.
Today, this historical beauty has been converted into a luxury vessel which sails on the Dubai Creek as well as across the Dubai marina canals. Let us take you on a descriptive journey of the Dhow cruise and why it is probably the best possible way you can spend your New Year’s Eve in Dubai.
Spotlights of celebrating New Year on the Dhow cruise
The decision to spend your New Year’s Eve aboard a Dhow cruise that glides through the waters of the Dubai coast may be the finest decision you can make all year. This experience simply combines luxury in every form to give you an out-of-the-world experience which will stay in your memories for a lifetime. Here are few exclusive perks you can relish by opting to board this cruise on the night of December 31st.
- Best possible view of the New Year Eve fireworks of Dubai
The Dubai fireworks are legendary for their beauty and precision. The whole of the city simply lights up when the clock strikes twelve, creating a well-timed sequence of color explosion all over the skyline. The best possible viewing point for this would be from the Dhow, as you can simply watch the whole of the skyline at one glance.
You can also have the luxury of avoiding being stuck in the traffic or waiting in line at a restaurant for your reservation by booking a reservation on the Dhow cruise. This way you can make the best of the occasion in the most comfortable manner.
- International Gala dinner under the skies
Aboard this luxury vessel, you can have the experience of a traditional Emirati meal filled with a number of delectable dishes while you wait for the arrival of the last midnight of the year. The meal options are vegetarian-friendly as well as non-vegetarian friendly. With the Dhow cruise experience, you can also exercise the luxury of skipping all the New Year blocks and congestion and celebrate in the private company of your loved ones.
- New Year specialties
The Dhow cruise on the night of December the 31st is made extra special with the help of a luscious New Year cake served on board after the clock strikes twelve. You can also enjoy the moment with a glass of chilled, sparkling Champagne complimentary of the cruise during this beautiful night.
- Live entertainment
The time that we spend awaiting the commencement of a New Year is always spent in joyful celebration with much pomp and posh. Aboard the Dhow cruise, the joy gets better with the live entertainment provided by expert dancers on art forms such as Tanoura or Yowla. This visual treat of traditional dances is guaranteed to make your time even more memorable.
Which Dhow cruise should you opt to spend your New Year’s Eve on?
During New Year’s Eve, the majestic Dhow cruise is available on the waters of Dubai Creek as well as Dubai Marina. This luxury vessel has an open aired top deck from where you can enjoy the cool sea breeze along as well as an air-conditioned lower deck with seating. Choosing the cruise on Dubai Marina will ensure you have an unparalleled view of the sprawling futuristic built forms such as the Burj Al Arab and the Dubai mall and also be able to watch the city skyline in all its glory in the best possible way at midnight.
If you want to add an element of history to your New Year eve in Dubai, you can also opt for the Dhow cruise on Dubai Creek, which was once the primary source of living to the local communities. Cruising through the Dubai creek on New Year’s Eve, you can see the bustling old city areas of Deira and Bur Dubai and the spirit of New Year spread through-out this beautiful city and its people. You can also see the ancient structures of Heritage Village, Sheikh Saeed’s house, the Old Boat Fort and the Grand Mosque light up from the glow cast by the soaring fireworks as well.
There is probably no better way to celebrate an end to another beautiful year than by being aboard the Dhow cruise. Filled with memorable moments enough to last a lifetime, a visit to Dubai during New Year is simply incomplete without a ride on this luxury cruise. Do book your passes at Tripxtours now and travel with #NOREGRETS.