From the sea to the sand and sky, the most memorable gifts are experiences. Top Spots Dubai rounds up the ultimate unforgettable unique gifts to share with someone who has it all.
1. Hot Air Balloon Ride
Treat the recipient of your gift to a truly memorable experience – a hot air balloon ride over the Dubai desert. Rides combine the rush of adventure with a sense of serenity. The experience allows guests to explore the Dubai desert from 3,000 feet above, and take in the desert dunes and the UAE’s wildlife and terrain as they’ve never seen them before.
2. Sunrise Safari with Breakfast
This is an excellent gift for those looking to connect to the region’s nature and have some fun in the process. Guests hop onto a 4 x 4 and make their way through the desert taking in the wildlife of the UAE as they go. There’s also the chance to try out some dune bashing before catching the sunrise. A professional photographer will capture the moment and beverages including fresh juice, tea and coffee, as well as water and soft drinks, are served.
3. Deep Dive Dubai
A visit to Deep Dive Dubai immerses guests in a new underwater world. At 60 meters deep this diving pool, inspired by a sunken city, takes the title of the deepest swimming pool in the world. State-of-the-art lighting and sound systems add to the experience by creating a range of underwater moods.
4. Dinner in the Sky, Sky Dive Dubai, Dubai Marina
Gift the ultimate dining experience. Located in the Sky Dive Dubai diving centre, Dinner in the Sky is already a hit in more than 40 cities around the world. The concept offers guests the chance to enjoy a chef-prepared meal from a table, suspended by a crane 50 meters in the sky. Enjoy your cuisine while you take in jaw-dropping views of the city and sea from Palm Jumeirah to JBR and Dubai Marina.
5. Sky View Edge Walk, Address Sky View
Thrillseekers will appreciate this heart-racing gift. Sky Views Observatory Edge Walk is located more than 220 metres above ground level, it’s Dubai’s highest full-circle hands-free walk with no windows or protective barriers in the way! Guests move around the ledge encircling the top of the tower while taking in some of the city’s most impressive views that span Burj Khalifa and the Downtown Dubai skyline.
6. Jet Car
A gift that offers thrills and some seriously impressive Insta story shots. Jet Car is the latest craze to hit the seas. In a sea vehicle shaped like a sports car, guests will appear as though they are “driving” along Dubai’s waters. Jet Car is built with a steering wheel and gas pedals just like a real car and even features a GPS on the dashboard.
7. Atlantis Dolphin Encounter, Atlantis Hotel, Palm Jumeirah
A visit to the Dolphin Bay habitat and a chance to encounter its marine life is a truly memorable gift. Here guests can enjoy a meet and greet with sea lions and dolphins and have their photograph taken to capture this special moment forever.
8. Jet Ski
The recipient of your gift will take you to the water and explore the UAE’s coastline by jet ski. During a jet ski tour, they can circle key sights including the Burj Al Arab hotel, and make their way down the trunk of the Palm. A jet ski session is the ultimate experience for high-energy people that love the water.
9. Dune Buggy
The ideal gift for adventure-seekers. Guides will drive you in an off-road dune buggy across the Dubai desert’s dunes. More confident drivers can drive themselves.
10. Helicopter Tour, Palm Jumeirah
A gift that reveals Dubai from new angles. Heli tours are an exhilarating gift that offers the chance to really make the most of the city. Tours begin at Atlantis hotel on Palm Jumeirah and make their way around Dubai’s iconic skyline, revealing the city’s famous beaches and key attractions including Downtown Dubai, Dubai Marina, Burj Al Arab, and Burj Khalifa.