United Arab Emirates is famous for its strange things and has a plenty of spectacular man-made islands. Here, you can find every single of UAE islands which are worth to visit.
Al Reem Island
Al Reem which is an Emirates Pearl Island is a famous residential and commercial island. This island is among the Abu Dhabi’s fast and well-advanced areas, it was less than 10 years ago that the island was just a sandy island. This island is a natural area which situated 600 meters far from the north-eastern shore of Abu Dhabi and linked to the city of Abu Dhabi by some bridges. It is just 20 minutes far from Abu Dhabi International Airport. Al Reem Island is famous for its Gate Towers, an architectural landmark of the island, which are similar to the Stonehenge. This island is host of educational organizations such as Paris-Sorbonne University.
Yas Island is among the famous spots of Abu Dhabi. This landmark is a family-friendly center and is just 30 minutes far from the city and 15 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport by car. Yas Island is among the few islands that can be accessible by car, that have magnificent waters on each side of the highway. Yas Island includes a race path, some theme parks, an incredible golf course, stunning hotels, a beautiful beach, a useful mall, and the like. Yas Viceroy Hotel, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Waterworld, and Ferrari World are some commercial places that are available on this island.
This island which has 7 minutes distance from downtown Abu Dhabi, and 20 minutes from the International Airport of Abu Dhabi is the cultural hub of Abu Dhabi. This island is where prestigious institutions like Cranleigh Abu Dhabi and NYU Abu Dhabi are situated here. Saadiyat Island with 27-square-kilometre has been developing to a significant transformation into a top-class cultural and leisure hub. And in the future, it will be the home to Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. Pritzker Architecture Prize winners designed All of these attractive areas of this island. And it has two amazing white-sand beaches, Beach Golf Club, and a complex of luxury hotels.
This island was an important place in the United Arab Emirates’ pearl trade. For over 7,000 years, it was inhabited and also is the most important historical pearl-diving station. It is located 219 kilometers far from Abu Dhabi and is one of the oldest inhabited islands. It doesn’t have any hotels on Dalma island, there is just Dalma Motel that you can stay in or you can find a hotel on the surrounding islands like Sir Bani Yas Island.
Sir Bani Yas Island
Sir Bani Yas Island is a wildlife nature restore in Abu Dhabi. Over half of this unbelievable island contains the Arabian Wildlife Park. It is located 170 kilometers far from the main city, it homes to common safaris where you can find over 13,000 animals. This is an old island that is a place of the only finding Christian abbey, which everyone can visit on a tour. locals believe that this abbey was built about 600AD, was abandoned in 750AD, and was rediscovered during the diggings in 1992.
Al Maryah Island
This island is one of the essential destinations for business and lifestyle in Abu Dhabi. Two of the most popular hotels, Rosewood Abu Dhabi and Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi, are situated on this island and there also are some luxury boutiques and a waterfront pedestrian promenade with fantastic sunset views. This island is developing as an important business center for the Abu Dhabi worldwide Market. Al Maryah Island is an expensive and upmarket location for those who want the perfect things in their life. Some famous restaurants and cafes like The Cheesecake Factory, Paul Café, Zuma, Nusr-et, and Coya are available on this island.
Al Lulu Island
Al Lulu Island is a man-made island that is situated 4 kilometers far from the city. unfortunately, the ferry services to the Al Lulu island have been stopped, and only those who have private boats can enjoy the beauty of the island beaches. This island has some plans like building a bridge to connect it to the mainland and also designing and constructing a tower of 1.300 feet named Lulu Towers. This man-made island is near to Abu-Dhabi and is a reputed tourist destination.
Al Maya Island
Al Maya Island is a private island that is operated directly by Abu Dhabi Country Club and there are entry fees for this island. A one-day journey to this island costs more or less AED 100 you can have the beach, the cruise, and the club’s facilities. Al Maya Island is situated almost 9 kilometers from the city. This island is among the largest islands in Abu Dhabi and it’s well-known for its camping and barbeques, the luxurious beauty of the island can captivate your mind.
Everyone can access Dolphin Island by hiring private ferries from tour companies which cost from about AED 40 per person to AED 3200 for a private charter. Dolphin Island’s sandbank can fondle everyone’s eyes and make a memorable enjoyment in the middle of ocean sand. On Dolphin Island is no assurance of seeing dolphins, but scuba diving in the crystal and clear waters can guarantee an extravagant experience.
Das Island is situated in the Persian Gulf close to Qatar. In Das Island oil and gas industry personnel inhabit. This island was a very popular spot for breeding turtles and seabirds and now despite producing oil and gas turtles still feed in a safe situation this island has also remained a crucial destination for migrant birds. There is a small airport on this island that makes accessibility much easier.
Happiness Island was a private island priory and had entry but now everyone can have easy access to this island by getting annual and monthly memberships. There are an unlimited pool and a Jacuzzi with a sea view which makes it a lovely destination to de-stress. You can a day stay at a fascinating Houses of Happiness which includes 26 and enjoy plenty of activities like aqua aerobics, Pilates, and a wide range of water sports.
Snoopy Island is located in Fujairah, a 2-hour drive from Dubai. This is a haven for travelers and locals. Those who live or travel in Fujairah should know this island. Crystal and clear waters, and magnificent coral reefs are the reasons for the popularity of this island and also its tranquil destination is perfect for divers and honeymooners. The Sandy Beach Hotel is in the middle of this island and if you want to experience all the glory of the island, this special hotel is extremely recommended and deserves special mention. This Snoopy island hotel is one of the most incredible hotels, and it must be on your travel list.