The World
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Three hundred man-made islands in the shape of the world created as a real estate venture.
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Анастасия В
24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
the coolest hotel in Dubai where you can swim in the sea and swim in the pool for 24 hours. unusual rain that can be ordered whenever it’s convenient, I’ll come back again
Written 12 September 2023
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Moussi S
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Friends
Mohammad Faisal on World Island Dubai from the heart of Europe had incredible service. he was very kind and helpful when needed and did a great job in making sure all guests were very happy!
Written 14 January 2023
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Nathalie K
Dubai, United Arab Emirates3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021
An absolute disappointment as an experience to visit. Looking at it from the skies it looks impressive & somehow pretty, but to go there for the day was a complete waste of money & I do not recommend it. My friends & I hadn't been so thought it would be a good idea to spend the day and celebrate our friends birthday. The boat ride there was lovely, in an open boat, but coming back it was a closed off boat, it stank of fly repellent spray, the AC unit didn't seem to be working properly. The island looked like it was established in the 1990s ! The waters were full of waste (obviously brought in with the waves from other places and the mainland) and could be better maintained. The food was terrible, salad old, meat hard ... and the whole experience simply WAY too expensive! The boat ride alone 300 dhs and we each paid 400 to cover food and drinks !

The only good thing were the men who were running the resort in particular 'Vipin' we thank him for such a great service, him and his team were very attentive.

It is a shame, it could be much better maintained, the food could be much better, needs cleaning much more often. We took a kayak ride round the back of Lebanon island and it was full of broken chairs and tables - looked like a real wasted place.
Written 9 November 2021
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Waleed E
Dubai, United Arab Emirates288 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 • Solo
The world island is an amazing project to create abut 100 islands few kilometers away From Dubai, i am working in building one of the iconic projects in the islands - The heart of Europe project - many high level hotels and luxury villas and palaces, the view and all the environment is crazy, it is over any imagination,
Written 3 April 2018
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tcos1804
Dublin, Ireland32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2017 • Couples
By chance a taxi driver recommended we visit here it was such a good evening, there was so much to see and so much entertainment if you are visiting Dubai this is a must
Written 5 November 2017
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ZaimJee
Dubai, United Arab Emirates841 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Business
Once our flight took the take off from Dubai Airport and specially it passed by to give the view of The World and The Palm which was amazing
Written 14 September 2017
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RickMIusa
Grand Rapids, MI2,443 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2017 • Couples
Yes, Thomas from Syria has it right, what a disappointment The World is. The project is defunct now with the water eroding all the continents and the entire concept turning into a bust.
Written 3 May 2017
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THOMASFROMDAMASCUS
Damascus, Syria3,767 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2017 • Solo
The World Islands is a project a few kilometers off the Dubai shoreline.
I had the opportunity to sail out to The World Islands in 2008 and it was very impressive at that time, but you could see then the sea was eroding the man-made islands at an alarming rate.
On most every flight into and out of Dubai International Airport over the past 10 years I always kept an keen eye on The World Islands project. Just last week I was able to snap a few photo’s from the airplane and boy is this project a total disappointment.
No longer can you make out the continents and the man-made barrier reef has almost disappeared!
It simply shows you that without the proper planning Mother Nature takes back what was to be a great project!
Written 23 March 2017
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Peter
Antwerp, Belgium8,203 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Family
Seen from above, the project seems to remain unfinished and even gradually disappearing in the sea again. Wonder if this ambitious plan will prove to be a bridge too far.
Written 4 February 2017
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923Dan
Swindon, UK3,067 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2016 • Business
The Dubai World Islands are an amazing man-made project, though you can't freely visit, and they are still unfinished.
I was lucky to fly straight overhead on a recent business trip, and whilst there isn't much to see, they are a spectacular feat of man-made engineering!
Written 13 November 2016
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