Failaka Island : Treasure island
Step in to a world of elegant historical beauty at Failaka
Island, the most beautiful and admired island in the whole of
Kuwait. Failaka Island combines history with a wondrous
offering of natural beauty.
This magnificent destination to visit combines the traditional past of Kuwait with structures dating back to the Bronze Age Dilmun civilisation with more 'recent' events such as the 17th century settlement of the Utubs.
Failaka Island was originally inhabited by the Greeks who knew the island as 'Ikaros' and ended up spending two hundred years here. Many of their structures are intact, presenting an exciting journey of discovery. The island is littered with an impressive collection of ruins and other artifacts.
Swimming pools, restaurants and playgrounds
The island also offers a massive tourist complex that presents
visitors with various swimming pools, restaurants, sports
playgrounds and more. Some of the popular activities on offer here
include fishing, water sports and boating.
Getting to the island is done by ferry from the main island of Kuwait. These run throughout the day.
Break away from the city
This island presents the perfect break from the hustle and bustle of Kuwait City and the ideal getaway. With all this on offer it is no wonder that the island is the most visited tourist destination in the country.
Discerning guests of Al Jahra Copthorne Hotel and Resort will be able to easily access this destination due to the hotel's ideal location. Additionally as one of the luxury hotels in Kuwait, guests will enjoy a range of amenities during their stay.