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Photograph credit: Barasti and Soho Garden

Six Top Spots To Ring In The New Year In UAE

2018 is drawing to a close and if you’re still deciding where to celebrate New Year’s Eve, we recommend six top party hotspots to ring in the new year.


Cost: AED 299

About: If you’re looking to catch NYE fireworks away from the rowdy crowds, On42 is your best bet. Located at Media One Hotel, the club is hosting a huge party with unlimited beverages for five hours alongside a DJ on board. The best part, they’ve got a Dhs100 offer for the first 100 bookings. Contact  054 430 8583 or email festive@mediaonehotel.com for reservations.


Photograph credit: ON42

Soho Garden

Cost: AED 799-1099

About: Revelers across the city will be flocking to Soho Garden to ring in 2019. The open air nightlife venue is hosting “Oh La La” artist Terri B for a live performance alongside resident DJs Jixo & Danz, Adam Graca and Jean B to keep the party going on till early hours. There are three packages available, inclusive of house beverages and a three-course dinner. For reservations, contact 056 8222 559 or email reservations@sohogardendxb.com.

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Photograph credit: Soho Garden


Cost: AED 210

About: Barasti is hosting, not just one, but two parties, ending 2018 on a high! They’re hosting a high-energy pool party with an unlimited flow of select beverages from 10 am- 5 pm. What’s more, New Year’s Eve calls for a party at their popular Sugar Beach, headlined by EDM duo Bassjackers and hip-hop mogul Fatman Scoop. Four packages are available priced between AED 3,000-7,000, for groups of four and above. Contact 04 318 1313 for reservations.

Coco Lounge

Cost: AED 499/3333

About: Splash into the new year with a pool party at Media One Hotel’s Coco Lounge. The pool-side party spot will also witness eye-catching displays of fireworks and have a party going on till the early morning. They’ve got two packages available: Silver package, costing Dhs 499 per person includes one food platter and house beverages for three hours. Whereas, the gold package, costing Dhs 3333 for six people, includes access to a cabana, six food platters, house beverages for three hours, one complimentary shisha and a bottle of bubbles. For reservations, contact 04 427 1000 or email coco@mediaonehotel.com.

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Photograph credit: Coco Lounge

Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE

Cost: AED 500-1000

About: It’s a no-brainer that Blue Marlin is one of the best places to celebrate NYE if you’re looking for a getaway. The beachside party destination is hosting some of the biggest names from the electronic music circuit, Dixon, Âme and Denis Horvat. Their bar remains open for nine hours and there are multiple dining options available by the terrace. Men enter for Dhs 700 and women enter for Dhs 500. Dining packages are available for Dhs 1000. For reservations, contact 056 113 3400 or email reservation@bluemarlinibiza-uae.com.

Soho Beach

Cost: AED 550/650

About: As if New Year’s Eve wasn’t enough to get partygoers excited, Soho Beach is giving one more reason to add to the hype, an Elrow party! The poolside party destination will be home to a night of house music, tons of confetti, crazy colours and happiness and all the essential elements of the Elrow DNA. Men enter for Dhs 650 and women enter for Dhs 550. Contact 052 433 3375 or email reservations@sohobeachdxb.com, or click here for tickets.

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Photograph credit: Soho Beach