Dubai has always been famous for its revolutionary ideas and innovation. There is always something awe-inspiring and inspirational for visitors in Dubai. The World Islands is one of the top attractions in Dubai. It is a cluster of artificial islands to resemble the globe, located just at the outskirts of the city.
Initially, it was started as a real estate development. Later on, it turned into one of the best tourist attractions in Dubai. So, book your window seat now and look out for this architectural marvel as you fly over the city. If you have plans to get there, we have listed some basic things to do and learn before actually being there.
Why The World Islands is so Unique?
The concept is truly unique in its own. You will find an artificial group of islands formed in the form of a world map. The World Islands has a lot of restaurants and hotels which are lavish and you should definitely not miss. It is probably the cheapest and fastest way to reach different continents without visiting them actually. It is a great opportunity for you to visit all the 7 continents in the world in one day.
The history behind The World Islands
The idea behind The World Islands was the brainchild of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai. The islands were built by Van Oord and Boskalis and developed by Nakheel Projects, who have also developed the Palm Jumeirah. It is a group of 300 islands. Its construction was started in 2003 but it was put on hold in 2008 because of financial reasons. There are only 2 or 3 islands till today in the Dubai World Islands which are completely operational and open to the public. Because of improper functioning, there has also been the news that islands might be sinking into the water again.
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Book the World Island Tours
You can now book a day tour with us to the World Islands online. The tour package includes a tour to the Lebanon Island, one of the only operational islands of the group of islands. It also includes access to the hotels and beaches of the island.
The World Islands – Things to Do
Currently, the World Islands are operational and are open for commercial purposes for tourism. Here are some of the best things to do for the visitors –
Enjoy your day at leisure at the beach
If you have plans to visit beaches along with Jumeirah, you may visit the World Islands and explore one of its two beaches which are open to the public. You can soak in the beautiful views of the glorious sun, relax with the calm lull of the waves and splash your feet in the sea water. There are also cafes and shacks out there at the beaches to buy some finger-licking dishes and some delicious cocktails.
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Play volleyball with family and friends
Your holiday vacations cannot complete without having some friendly competition with family. Divide your group into two teams and enjoy the fun sport of volleyball. The team which loses may buy drinks for the winners at the beach.
Enjoy some water sports
You can enjoy a huge range of water sports activities at the Lebanon Island to choose from, including parasailing, jet skiing, banana boat rides, and even more. These can be enjoyed by people of different age groups. There are also boat tours out there where you can get deep in the waters and visit other islands.
Relax and unwind by the pool
The holidays are all about having fun and relaxing. There is nothing better than taking a relaxing dip by the pool and reading a good book and bask in the sun. Your kids can splash around the pool and you can chill out in the calm waters of the pool.
Have a romantic dinner at Toro Blanco
Toro Blanco is one of the most amazing and best restaurants in the World Islands and you can book your table before you dine at this restaurant. You can have a calm and romantic candlelit dinner with someone special and enjoy a special event with your loved one in this restaurant.
Enjoy the Party Night
The islands in the World Islands are being developed. But it doesn’t mean you cannot enjoy the time over there. There are a few of the nightclubs playing some great tunes and serving the best drinks for you. These nightclubs are built to set an ideal environment to party all night. For all the party animals, there is good news that they can visit some of the clubs over there.
Have a relaxing island
In Lebanon Island, the Island is a hotel in Dubai and it is the first of its kind in the island group among several hotels in Dubai. You can avail luxurious amenities like pool, spa, private beach, and fine dining facilities at this hotel. It is one of the best hotels in the World Islands.
Host your special events and moments for the guests
You can also make reservations for some special events on the island, including birthday parties, receptions, and weddings. If you are looking for a special attraction, the World Island is the best venue where you can have the ideal destination wedding. You can have the most incredible wedding event ever at this venue. Well, this island also hosts some other events like seminars, fashion shows, and award ceremonies.