If you’ve been looking to celebrate Valentine’s Day without breaking the bank, we’ve found just the right places for you. With couples’ packages below AED 500, you can make your way over to these gorgeous venues with your other half for a wallet-friendly celebration:

Fancy a candle-lit dinner by the pool? Head to this beautiful restaurant located at the beachfront of the Habtoor Grand Resort for a three-course set menu perfect for two. Expect a romantic ambience together with roses, chocolates and a live DJ playing jazz tunes to set the mood. You can also join the ‘SOLACE’ after-party later at 11pm with the best in deep house tunes playing out throughout the night. Their standard package costs AED 395 per couple.

  BiCE Ristorante
Seeking an authentic Italian experience on Valentine’s night? Escape to BiCE Ristorante at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah & Hilton Dubai The Walk for a four-course meal with a glass of bubbly and live entertainment. For a more intimate dining experience, you can also choose to book a private table at their stunning garden. After dinner, make your way to the gorgeous open-air terrace which overlooks the garden and sea. Sounds like the perfect way to end a perfect night. Packages start from AED 450 per couple.

Mango Tree Thai Bistro JBR
If you and your significant other love Thai cuisine, then you can’t go wrong with Mango Tree Thai Bistro JBR on Valentine’s night. With a special menu prepared only for the occasion, you can enjoy all your favorites from ‘Chicken Satay With Peanut Sauce’ to ‘Phad Thai Gai’ all through the night. Dessert lovers can also look forward to their special Mango Tree Sweet Combo for a sweet way to end the day. Don’t miss views of JBR and Ain Dubai from their terrace. Sharing menu costs AED 399 per couple.

Manzoni Bistro & Bar
How does a four-course tailor-made meal with two glasses of bubbly sound? With its cosy interiors and intimate settings, Manzoni Bistro & Bar is the perfect place to enjoy the best in Italian cuisine with your other half on Valentine’s night. There’s also a lively show kitchen where you can catch some behind-the-scenes action as the chefs cook up a storm. Or you can choose to head to the 35th floor to enjoy a romantic meal by the pool. Packages start from AED 480 per couple.

The Grand Grill
This award-winning South African steakhouse at Habtoor Grand Resort is offering a special three-course menu prepared only for Valentine’s night. Known for their wide variety of international beef selections, you’re going to be in for a delicious feast quite unlike any other. But it doesn’t end there – your ‘love dinner’ at The Grand Grill will also include a few other surprises such as roses, chocolates, etc. Their standard Valentine’s package will set you back AED 395 per couple.

Trader Vic's JBR
For a lively Valentine’s Day celebration complete with energetic performances by an in-house band, head to Trader Vic’s Hilton Dubai Jumeirah. Enjoy some amazing Latin tunes that’ll have you dancing the night away with your partner. Choose from either a special three-course menu or order à la carte at this vibrant hotspot in JBR. Known as one of the most popular Polynesian bars and restaurants in the world, expect not a dull moment in this gorgeous venue. Packages cost AED 440 per couple and includes a grape drink.

**Photos courtesy of venue's Facebook page**
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