Top things to do in Bahrain for Valentine’s Day

Yes, it’s that time of year again. V-Day approaches – and with it all that worry about what to do, where to go and how to celebrate this romance-filled day.

Somewhere artsy

Dinner and a movie can only take you so far. Here are some creative ideas you can try!

Get your hands dirty at A’ali Pottery Workshop

Don’t be afraid to get a little bit messy! Learn the basic techniques of working and building with clay at A’ali’s traditional pottery workshops.

Experience ‘Diving into the Jurrasic’ at the National Museum

Dive into the Jurassic brings together immersive CGI films with original fossils and replica casts from the Natural History Museum’s unique marine fossil collections to bring the ancient seas to life. The exhibition takes visitors on a journey beneath the waves to meet the amazing creatures that inhabited the oceans 200 million years ago at a time when dinosaurs ruled the land.

Have a date at Darseen Café.

After having an art-filled day at the National Museum, drop by this hidden gem for coffee, tea and some light bites. Darseen Café boasts its fantastic indoor and outdoor seating options, chic décor and relaxed ambiance.

P.S. You can turn your coffee date into an outing! Buy a ticket at the café’s door, for a ‘boat ride’ for just BD1!

Somewhere historic

Impress your date with these off-the-beaten-path date ideas.

Visit Bahrain’s old ‘Pearling Path’, in the heart of Muharraq

In the heart of Muharraq, Bahrain’s former capital, the heritage site “Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy” relates the unique legacy of Bahrain’s pearling era. The Pearling Path can be experienced and visited at any point of its 3,5km stretch that snakes through the old alleyways of Muharraq.

Travel back through time at Riffa Fort

Built in the 1600’s, the fort was designed to be a stronghold against enemies that may invade Bahrain. Today, it is known as Sh. Salman bin Ahmed Fort. Marvel at this architectural wonder and learn about the relics of Bahrain’s past.

Tip: Visit Riffa Fort a bit early and drop by Saffron by Jena for a bountiful Bahraini Breakfast!

Somewhere fun

Amusement parks and water parks are always a blast, so if you’ve got one not too far away give it a go?

Say ‘wahoo’ at ‘Wahooo! Waterpark

If you love adventure and want endless hours of fun, then grab your swimsuits and enjoy the fun rides, slides, and other watery attractions at Wahooo!

Reminisce at Adhari Park

Love may be a rollercoaster, but taking your date on a fun park is the perfect way to make them fall head over heels for you.

Go Karting at Bahrain International Circuit

You’ll never have an excuse for planning a boring date again!

Try an ice-breaking date at Funland

Wrap up together and enjoy your own winter wonderland!