How does the Dubai nightlife look like?
Dubai, part of the United Arab Emirates, is one of the most luxurious places in the whole world. You are thinking of visiting Dubai soon but first you are looking for things to do when you’ll be there. All that architectural magnificence, huge shopping malls and a lot of world records, are not the only reason to visit Dubai. With its huge but also luxurious parties and nightclubs, Dubai has also a really big and popular nightlife to enjoy. When you are going for a night out in Dubai, you can think about big foam parties, VIP nights, Huge boat parties and a lot of luxurious nightclubs with the most exotic and popular themes.
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Here I described the 3 best places to enjoy the Dubai nightlife. At the end of this blog you can find some tips and things to keep in mind when you are enjoying the nightlife of Dubai.
1. WHITE, Dubai
One the most well known nightclubs in Dubai: WHITE Dubai. They have won ”Time Out in Dubai” 3 years in a row. Located on a rooftop at the edge of the city, the view is amazing over here. At WHITE Dubai you can party and see the impressive skyline of Dubai downtown and Dubai Marina. WHITE Dubai is a place you do not want to miss out when going for a night out in Dubai. The kind of people that come at WHITE Dubai is a mix of tourists and residents, it is a great place to meet new people from all over the world. Make sure you will be there earlier than 11:59 p.m., otherwise the rooftop will be full and the doorkeepers won’t let you in anymore. WHITE Dubai has a free entrance, but some nice ladies at the door will choose to let only the most well dressed people in. Make sure you wear some classy clothes. During any day of the week you can expect some nice live performances from artists like Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa and some good DJ’s.
Located: Meydan Racecourse Grandstand Rooftop – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Opening hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, from 10 p.m. till 4 a.m.
More information: https://www.whitedubai.com
Partying at the highest building of the whole world, the Burj Khalifa, it is possible at nightclub Armani/Privé. The well known designer Armani has designed his own hotel with nightclub in Dubai. Also people who do not stay in the Armani hotel are allowed to visit Armani/Privé. This nightclub gives people a feeling of glamour from the time you move in at the entrance till you leave. Everyone is dressed chic so the ambiance is amazing. Personally this is my favourite nightclub in Dubai, I will recommend you to come here once in your life for sure. To taste a little of the ambiance, watch the video below, but watch out. Once you have seen the video, you definitely want to go to this amazing nightclub!
Located: Burj Khalifa, Dubai Downtown
Opening hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from 11 p.m. till 5 a.m. (lounge opens at 17 p.m.)
More information: https://www.armanihoteldubai.com/prive
3. Billionaire Mansion
Looking for a different nightclub which has a different vibe you haven’t experienced in your life yet? Billionaire Mansion can give you that vibe! Starting with a great dinner at 7 p.m.. During dinner the party already starts. Shows of acrobats and dancers will start during your main dish. A experience you will never forget. When you have eaten enough, the party starts at an other area that looks like a real Billionaire Mansion. Don’t look weird when you are standing next to a table filled with a lot of expensive bottles champaign, vodka or whiskey. Real billionaires comes to this nightclub. Partying with billionaires is a normal daily situation in the Billionaire Mansion. During a night in this nightclub you will see a lot of shows of beautiful dancers, ”bottle trains” and acrobats. Billionaire Mansion is a real happening, so make sure you have been in this place minumum once in your life!
Located: Tai hotel Burj Khalifa boulevard
Opening hours: Sun: 8 p.m. – 4 a.m. | Tue – Sat: 8 p.m. – 4 a.m.
More information: https://www.billionairemansiondubai.com/
Ladies night Dubai
Ladies night in Dubai is a unique concept. This concept started with free drinks for ladies in all nightclubs at Tuesdays. Now Ladies nights can be found all days in the week in different clubs. Some clubs offer free drinks for ladies the whole night, other club do offer only the first 2 drink for free. Males are also allowed during this nights but they are not able to drink for free, make sure to bring enough money to keep up the ladies with drinking during this nights. This ladies nights are like dreams for men who love ladies, a lot of ladies can be founded in the clubs during this nights.
To taste a little of the ambiance of a Ladies Night in Dubai, look the short video of a ladies night in Cavalli club Dubai.
Ladies Nights can be founded in every nightclub in Dubai and takes place at different nights. So also the Night Clubs described above organizes ladies Night during the week. For man and women this nights are a really nice concept to have a great night!
For more information about wich nightclubs organize a ladies night on which day you can look at the Ladies night page.
Tips and things you have to know about the Dubai nightlife
Dubai is probably really different as the country you live in. There are some rules that you could never have heard of before. Make sure to read the points below before you go here.
- 21+, probably one of the most important thing to know before you decide to book a trip to Dubai. Drinking alcohol in Dubai is only allowed when you are 21+ years old. You can not move into the Dubai nightlife if you are under 21 age. All nightclubs in Dubai are provided with security who definitely check you ID or passport. Make sure that you always take your passport with you when you go to a nightclub.
- Alcohol, the United Arab Emirates is a strictly religious country. The religion in the UAE is Islam, so residents are not allowed to drink alcohol. Dubai and Abu Dhabi are the only two states where alcohol is allowed. Keep in mind that only hotels can offer alcoholic drinks so you won’t find any alcohol in supermarkets or restaurant which are not part of a hotel. Alcohol in Dubai is also very expensive comparing to other countries, this because of the small demand from the local people. One glas of beer/wine can cost like 2 times more than you are used to pay for it. TIP: buy some alcohol when you arrive at the airport in Dubai and bring it to your hotel room. At the airport you can buy alcohol tax free. Only drink that alcohol you bought in your own room and make sure you do not take it outside. Read the next point to know why!
- Public: Drinking alcohol or being drunk in public is strictly forbidden in Dubai. You can be arrested for that, make sure that you move too and from a nightclub by taxi.
- Hotels: Because of the fact that alcohol only can be served in hotel, all nightclubs are located in hotels. Not all hotel do have a nightclub. When you looking for a hotel and want to go for a night out some time, I recommend to look for a hotel with its own nightclub. You can always go to other hotels to party at their nightclub if your hotel does not have its own nightclub.
Tip: People in Dubai (residents and tourists) wants to impress by dressing and smelling well. If you want to meet new people, make sure to dress and smell well too. People will appreciate that. In Dubai you can easily make some new friend during a night out.
Now you have a good and clear vision of the nightlife in Dubai. You know some nice places to visit and the most important things to keep in mind during the nightlife. If you love parties and ambiance, I’m definitely sure you will ever go to Dubai to experience the Dubai nightlife! Hope to see you soon in this amazing city!
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