The Heart of Europe
The Floating Seahorse

Hotels & Resorts

The Heart of Europe is a cluster of six islands on The World in Dubai. A global landmark, made up of 300 islands reclaimed from the sea in the shape of the world map, this engineering wonder is an iconic collection of private and resort islands, located 20 minutes from the coast of Dubai.

The Heart of Europe Masterplan

The Heart of Europe in Dubai is made up of six islands: Main Europe, The Floating Venice, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland and St. Petersburg. The islands span six million square feet and will be able to accommodate up to 16,000 people at any one time. All six islands will be connected via bridges and will be accessible by boat, seaplane and helicopter. There will be no traditional fuel vehicles permitted on the islands to create the perfect island experience.

The Heart of Europe will boast 14 hotels & resorts and many unique features, yet to be seen anywhere else in the world. These include:

  • Dubai’s first exclusive vacation resort with some of the world’s most sought after holiday homes.
  • The Heart of Europe will be home to the world’s first climate controlled streets (rainy streets and a snow plaza) allowing the destination to offer an all year round holiday season.
  • The Heart of Europe will feature Dubai’s first five star family hotel, a six star hotel, two seven star hotels and ten five star hotels. (The only island resort in the world that offers such varied facilities). Among these properties there will be a one key luxurious hotel, a party hotel, boutique hotels, a medical/wellness hotel and a pet friendly hotel.
  • 51 European countries represented across a plethora of authentic cafes and restaurants (including floating restaurants, bars and a member’s only floating yacht club).
  • Exciting nightlife (24/7) to suit all ages and interests.
  • A unique European shopping experience.
  • Home to The Floating Seahorse, the world’s first luxury underwater living experience with a view to the world’s largest natural aquarium – The Arabian Gulf
  • The resort will feature over 100,000 natural corals and its own dedicated coral nursery.
  • An underwater heritage museum.
  • A permanent circus run by a renowned European brand.
  • A calendar of annual events and celebrations including a circus festival, crayfish parties, Oktoberfest and much more.
  • A daily night show “spectacular” for all ages (fireworks, light shows, pyrotechnics, 3D mapping).
  • Majestic beachfront seven bedroom Sweden Palaces furnished by Bentley Home with their own private snow/sauna room and private beach (the only private beach villas in the world where you actually own the beach).
  • An Olympic pool with glass sides designed for watching synchronised swimming and swim related training and competitions.
  • Ancient Mediterranean trees which range from 100 to 1,500 years old (imported from Andalucía in southern Spain).

The first of its kind, out-of-this-world island holiday resort off the coast of Dubai.

St Petersburg Resort

Category: 5* Resort
Keys: 90
Location: St Petersburg Island
St. Petersburg resort will be home to 90 Floating Seahorses, delivering world-class facilities including white sandy beaches, fine dining, infinity-edged lagoon pools, lush landscaping, water features and sports activities for a truly unforgettable experience.

Portofino Hotel

Category: 5* Resort
Keys: 456
Location: Main Europe Island
Portofino Hotel is the first five star family hotel in the UAE. It will be dedicated to providing the most enjoyable vacation experience of a lifetime to families with children.

Côte d’Azur Hotel

Category: 5* Resort
Keys: 839
Location: Main Europe Island
The Côte D’Azur Hotel is a luxury five star hotel resort. It will boast 839 suites and deluxe apartments.

The Floating Venice

Category: 5* Resort
Keys: 414
Location: Floating Venice
Embrace underwater luxury living and experience the extraordinary as The Floating Venice exquisitely delivers the best of Venice to the Middle East above and below the water.

London Hotel

Category: 5* Hotel
Keys: 115
Location: Main Europe Island
This boutique five-star hotel perfectly balances British elegance with modern contemporary design, offering guests a polished relaxed service.

Scandinavian Hotel

Category: 5* Hotel
Keys: 122
Location: Main Europe Island
The first five-star hotel to embrace the Hygge concept in the Middle East, balancing modern Danish design with ancient Nordic roots, luxury and refinement with a modest and unpretentious service.

Amsterdam Hotel

Category: 5* Hotel
Keys: 115
Location: Main Europe Island
The first pet-friendly five-star hotel in the Middle East, where the hospitality extents to every member of your family, event the four-legged ones.

Ikaria Hotel

Category: 5* Hotel
Keys: 115
Location: Main Europe Island
Inspired by mountain resorts of Ikaria this five-star hotel embraces the family-oriented Mediterranean islands lifestyle through active living, organic food and traditional activities.

Munich Hotel

Category: 5* Resort
Keys: 82
Location: Main Europe Island
This ultra-futuristic hotel embraces the latest technology from check-in to fine dining experiences offering the very latest advancements to make your stay as enjoyable and relaxing as possible.

Switzerland Hotel

Category: 6* Resort
Keys: 599
Location: Switzerland Island
This five-star hotel is inspired by traditional Swiss architecture and brings the subtle refinement of a luxury alpine retreat to the coast of Dubai.

Empress Elisabeth Hotel

Category: 7* Hotel
Keys: 01
Location: The Gate
The world’s first dedicated wedding hotel offering a true 7-star experience. This single key hotel arches over the coral waters below, offering its guests privacy, discretion and the ultimate in luxury.

Marbella Hotel

Category: 5* Resort
Keys: 196
Location: Main Europe Island
Inspired by ancient Andalusian design with ottoman and Arab influences, this modern five-star family hotel offers guests elegant comforts and unspoken luxury.  

Ibiza Hotel

Category: 5* Hotel
Keys: 469
Location: Main Europe Island
This hip hotel provides fun-loving guests sleek luxurious accommodation and five-star amenities.  Exclusive events, fine dining, pool parties and access to nearby white sandy beaches make the bustling Hotel Ibiza the perfect spot for a lively and unforgettable holiday experience.

Tzar Hotel

Category: 5* Resort
Keys: 373
Location: Main Europe Island
The Tzar Hotel offers an exquisite 7-star luxury experience and is one of the most exclusive destinations in The Heart of Europe, a celebration of Imperial splendour and sophistication.

The Heart of Europe

FREEPHONE: 800 Europe
Saturday to Thursday, 8:30am-8:00pm
Friday, 10:00am-7:00pm

Arenco Tower, 20th Floor,
Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE

T: +971 4 818 1481
F: +971 4 447 2652


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