Failaka Island is located in the Arabian Gulf specifically 20 km off the coast of Kuwait City in the northern part of the Persian Gulf and covers an area of 24 km.
The island has a very great historical and tourist importance in Kuwait and is a cultural front for it. The spring season on Failaka Island is considered very special for both residents of Kuwait and visitors alike, as flowers open and the island acquires a pleasant temperature, which makes it one of the tourist places in Kuwait
The island is historically important due to the presence of interesting samples from the Bronze Age and the civilizations of Delmon. It is said that the Greeks lived on this island and created local communities whose remains are still preserved in the form of coins, temples, and seals found on the island.
The best things to do there
• The island contains many historical attractions that you can see closely. You can visit the museums and buildings scattered around the island to get a closer look at the most important cultural and historical features of Failaka Island.Read:The 3 best hotel apartments in Al Mubarakiya Kuwait Recommended 2022
• If you are a fan of sailing, you can rent a boat and go on a cruise on this boat and explore the exciting Gulf waters, where a number of boats of various sizes and shapes are dotted on the island.
• If you feel hungry during your tour, you can try the Bedouin food, known for its great taste. The residents of Failaka Island are famous for their reception and good hospitality. Certainly, sitting with the island’s indigenous people and eating with them will be an experience that is difficult to forget.
• Don’t forget to take a good number of souvenir photos so that you can keep your visit to this wonderful place forever.
Hotels near Failaka Island Kuwait
Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Resort is a 5-star Kuwait hotel located 30.1 km from Failaka Island Kuwait
Most of the Arab visitors gave this resort a very good overall rating and other negative comments regarding the overvaluation of the use of luxuries inside the hotel
The Regency Kuwait Hotel is one of the best 5-star Kuwait hotels located 27.1 km from Failaka Island Kuwait
Summary of Arab visitor ratings
Most of the Arab visitors gave this resort a very good general evaluation regarding quietness, cleanliness, staff and hotel location, and other negative comments regarding the high material return for services inside the hotel
Failaka Island Kuwait website