The World Islands

Another world awaits – a world surrounded by water and cut off from the hustle and bustle of city life. Where wildlife flourishes and peace abounds.

Welcome to The World, a new development that gives your most imaginative investment dreams the room to be realized. A collection of 300 private islands in the shape of continents located off the coast of Dubai, The World reinvents the earth and offers the ultimate in privacy and exclusivity. The is the new shape of opportunity. This is The World.

The World Islands are a collection of man-made islands shaped into the continents of the world, located off the coast of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. It will consist of 300 small private artificial islands divided into four categories - private homes, estate homes, dream resorts, and community islands.

Each island will range from 250,000 to 900,000 square feet (23,226 to 83,613 square metres) in size, with 50 to 100 metres (164 to 328 feet) of water between each island. It will cover a total area of 9 kilometres (5.4 miles) in length and 6 kilometres (3.6 miles) in width, surrounded by an oval shaped breakwater. The only means of transportation between the islands will be by marine or air transport.

The World Islands will be located 4 kilometres off the shore of Jumeirah, close to the Palm Jumeirah, between Burj Al Arab and Port Rashid at approximately 25 degrees 13 North and 55 degrees 10 East.

The unparalleled opportunities that can be found on The World wouldn't be complete without absolute peace of mind. While the islands are created for privacy and exclusivity, the thoughtful infrastructure is designed for the safety and convenience of investors, residents and visitors - an infrastructure that allows you to relax and leave the mainland behind.

Whether you’re marking a special occasion, searching for a secluded place to pop the question or just looking for an experience that is completely out of the ordinary, our tour of the World Islands could be just the ticket. Aboard our luxury vessel, we’ll jet you across open water to a vast and largely unpopulated world of deserted islands and sheer beauty. The views alone will take care of dropping your jaw, while we get down to the business of making your cruise an unforgettable experience. Simply let us know what your heart desires and we’ll make the arrangements – a gourmet feast, a private butler, a personal photoshoot, or a DJ to spin the decks. Just let us know and we’ll take care of it.