It may get cooler, but the snow does not fall in sunny Dubai. A host of wintery activities will ensure you don’t miss your favorite winter pastimes. From the best hot coco in town to skiing and ice skating, here are the top five way to play with the snow in Dubai.
Mall of the Emirates
Yes, you can ski in Dubai. Located in the Mall of the Emirates, ski Dubai provides a variety of activities in its 22,500 sq m space. You can ski, you can snowboard, play in the snow, or go up to the Avalanche Cafe and treat yourself to a nice warm hot chocolate.
The Dubai Mall
04 448 5111
Dubai Ice Rink
Get your ice skates on and head to the Olympic-sized Dubai ice rink at the Dubai Mall. Learn to ice skate, play hockey, and socialize with friends. Skate hire and a 2 hour session is 50 AED.
04 409 4000
Hot Coco at The Avalanche Cafe
Take a break from skiing and head to the Avalanche Cafe, one of Dubai's best kept secrets when it comes to hot chocolate. Delicious whipped cream which looks almost like snow is then sprinkled with M&Ms on top of rich hot chocolate--you can't get more cozy than this!
04 602 1234
Volcanic Hot Stone Massage-Amara Spa
The 90-minute hot stone volcanic hot stone massage is the perfect winter treat to keep you revved up, relaxed, and warm. Thus treatment uses volcanic hot stones to release the body's stored tension. Price is 650 AED for 90 minutes.
Atlantis, The Palm
04 426 0000
Nasimi Beach Winter Wonderland Full Moon Party
In tune with the chilly weather, the theme of this month's full moon party at Nasimi beach is "Winter Wonderland." The event is complete with a snow machine, flying fairies, stilt walkers and statues which interact with guests. Local DJs will be on the decks while you dance the night away on the beach and admire the stunning view.