Top 10 Budget Friendly Things to Do after Iftar

As the holy month of Ramadan envelops Dubai, the city doesn’t sleep after dark. Contrary to the daytime fasting and reflection, the nights come alive with an array of exciting activities to engage in. From glowing golf to immersive food tours and serene stargazing experiences, Dubai offers a plethora of options to make the most of Ramadan nights. Here are our curated budget friendly activities to indulge in once the sun sets.

Glow-in-the-Dark Golf at 3D Backlight Minigolf:

Escape the daytime heat and test your skills at 3D Backlight Minigolf in JBR. Navigate through themed rooms illuminated with neon paintings, offering a unique twist to the traditional sport. Operating hours: Mon to Thurs 1pm to 1am, Fri to Sun 11am to 1am. Price: Dhs110. Contact: Tel: (0)4 565 7621, Website:

Culinary Adventures with Frying Pan Adventures:

Embark on a gastronomic journey through the heart of Dubai’s older neighborhoods with Frying Pan Adventures’ food tours. Explore hidden culinary gems and savor lesser-known dishes from Middle Eastern cuisines. Timings: Deira, 6.30pm to 10.30pm, every other Wednesday and Saturday through June. Price: Dhs395. Contact: Website:

Dive into the Dark with Al Boom Diving:

Experience the underwater world like never before with Al Boom Diving’s cage snorkeling at Dubai Aquarium. Get up close with marine life under the guidance of experienced instructors, offering an unforgettable aquatic adventure. Timings: Every half an hour from 1pm to 2pm and 3pm to 8pm. Price: Dhs296. Age limit: 8 and above. Contact: Tel: (04) 341 4940, Website:

Neon Badminton at Pioneers Badminton Hub:

Take badminton to the next level with neon badminton sessions at Pioneers Badminton Hub. Enjoy smashing shuttlecocks under neon lights for a thrilling sporting experience. Timings: Fri and Sat, 9pm to 12am. Price: From Dhs150. Contact: Tel: (0)55 287 1234.

Aura Skypool Evening Swim:

Relax and rejuvenate with an evening swim at Aura Skypool’s infinity pool, offering stunning views of the night sky. Indulge in live entertainment and DJ beats while floating under the stars. Timings: Every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday from 8pm to 11pm. Price: From Dhs200. Contact: Tel: (0)4 566 2121, Website:

Night Beach Swimming:

Beat the daytime heat and the weekday rush with Dubai’s newly opened public night beaches. Enjoy 24-hour swimming in Jumeirah and Umm Suqeim, illuminated by state-of-the-art lighting systems. Locations: Jumeirah 2, Jumeirah 3, and Umm Suqeim 1. Open 24 hours. Contact: Dubai Municipality.

Marina Cruise with Xclusive Yacht Rentals:

Sail through Dubai’s iconic landmarks aboard a luxury dinner cruise by Xclusive Yacht Rentals. Experience the charm of Dubai Marina, Ain Dubai, and JBR while dining on an international buffet under the night sky. Timings: Daily 8.30pm to 10.00pm. Price: Adult Dhs260, Child Dhs160. Contact: Tel: (0)4 457 3185, Website:

Clear Kayaking with Crystal Clear Watersports:

Explore the waters of Dubai in a unique way with crystal clear kayaking under the stars. Paddle through the tranquil Jumeirah waters in a clear kayak, offering a mesmerizing view of the night sky and city skyline. Contact: Tel: (0)56 473 8459, Website:

24-Hour Gym Sessions at GymNation:

Stay active and fit with round-the-clock gym access at GymNation in Al Quoz. Break a sweat at any hour of the day with a variety of workout options and over 200 classes available. Location: Al Quoz, Dubai. Open 24 hours. Memberships from Dhs199. Contact: Website:

Neon Graffiti Experience at Wild Paint House:

Unleash your creativity with a neon graffiti session at Wild Paint House in Al Quoz. Let your imagination run wild as you create luminous artworks with friends, adding a splash of color to Dubai’s nightlife scene. Timings: Mon to Fri 2pm to 10pm, Sat and Sun 10am to 10pm. Price: From Dhs220. Contact: Tel: (0)54 505 7944, Website:

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