A 660-acre paradise of beaches, five-star hotels and stunning views has been valued as the world’s most expensive island at a staggering £360million.
Al Marjan Island is made up of four man-made islands in the northernmost of the United Arab Emirates.
The expanses are now on sale for $462million (£360million) and the lucky buyer will acquire nightclubs, lavish hotels, golden beaches and private attractions.
And the four islands – Dream Island, Breeze Island, Treasure Island and View Island – offer “breathtaking views” and a “naturally luxurious environment”, according to the property’s online listing.
The advert aims to attract wealthy foreign buyers with the offer of no income tax or foreign exchange controls, with much of the infrastructure already on Al Marjan Island.
The islands extend some 2.8miles into the Arabian Gulf (Persian Sea) . The Gulf of Oman links this with the Arabian Sea, a large section of the Indian Ocean west of India and east of Africa.
The property listing says: “Set against the picturesque backdrop of the Arabian Peninsula, and enclosed by the Yanis and Jais Mountains, Al Marjan Island is truly a luxury destination.
“With sun, sand and sea all year round, Al Marjan welcomes residents and visitors from all over the world; and welcomes them to a landscape not only rich in luxury but luxurious in all things natural.
“A collection of four pristine man-made islands, each island features luxurious hospitality and residential living throughout.”
The islands are all shaped in circles and corals.
The ad continues: “The island offers complete leisure and entertainment opportunities that ensure children, adults, residents and tourists enjoy quality family time.
“With waterfront homes, quality hotels and resorts, marinas, private beaches for residents, leisure, retail and recreational facilities, Al Marjan Island is a unique investment opportunity with high returns.
“Moreover, to meet all our residents’ needs, world-class education and health facilities are accessible in close proximity to the island.
“Simply, Al Marjan Island is a much sought-after destination for residents, tourists and investors.
“A place that will soon become a destination of choice for all.”