Jounieh Floating Island

TypeSelf Propelled Floating ResortOAL74 mOAB47 mHeight28.8M
Main Deck Area3311 sq.mTotal Utilized Area9766 sq.m + 240 sq.m Engine RoomsCoastline242 m longCruising Draft6.5mDocking Draft3.00m

"Jounieh Floating Island" (JFI) is a floating touristic resort.
This floating resort cruises with its own engines along the coastline of Jounieh and neighboring towns.

  • 57 Fully-Equipped and Furnished 5-star Luxury Hotel Rooms
    The hotel on board consists of 132 rooms. Though being a cruiser, the JFI rooms, bathrooms, walkways, and lounges are designed to be spacious and open to match on-land hotels.
  • 2 honey suites
    2 luxury suites
    6 superior rooms
    2 superior rooms
    22 standard double suites
    4 Standard double
    15 Standard Twin
    4 Standard Twin
    (60 sq.m + 15 sq.m balcony)
    (64.5 sq.m)
    (27 sq.m)
    (38 sq.m)
    (26.5 sq.m)
    (24 sq.m)
    (26.5 sq.m)
    (24 sq.m)
  • 76 Underwater Studios
    The fully-equipped and furnished underwater studios each have a bed, private toilet, shower, and closet:
  • 14 Underwater Suite Cabinets
    26 Underwater Superior Cabinets
    36 Underwater Junior Cabinets
    Type 1 – 11 sq.m, Type 2: 9 sq.m
    7 sq.m
    Type 1-5 sq.m, Type 2 – 6 sq.m
  • Changing rooms: 300 lockers are available for non-resident subscribers and their guests.
  • Aqua Sports Activities:Scuba diving, windsurfing, water ski, parachuting, and all aqua sports and activities are available at JFI.
  • Roof Restaurant 340 pax
    Occidental and sea food with a 360-degree panoramic view.
  • Main deck Events – 1150 pax
    The main deck can handle events with a total capacity of 1150 pax.
  • 5 star restaurant at Green Garden – 600 pax
    At the green garden, a 5 star restaurant with 600 pax.
  • Swimming Pool
    A swimming pool at the tail of the main deck. Fresh seawater flows continuously into the pool through the body of the JFI.
  • Open & Closed Night Club – 200 pax
    The 200 pax. closed night club at the main deck, is accessible to the green garden and to the pool.An open-air night club where floor shows can be displayed at the green grass, far in the sea, away from the crowded coast line.
15 years of Self-Supported Individual Research

From 1982 till 1997, a financial feasibility and a self-supp...

The Idea is born

In 1982, the Idea is born: From Paddleboard to Floating Isla...

Investment & Industrial Hypothesis

Launching years of the Advanced Engineering Dhow 4...

Successful testing of the Prototype

In 1998 the (prototype scale 1:10)is completed and simulated...

Catamaran prototype

In 2005,a catamaran prototype (12m x5m x 5.3m) was launched ...

Dr. Talal Bin Ali Al Shair

A leading Arabian industrialist pioneers the investment in t...

Accreditation from Bureau Veritas

The first application of the Advanced Engineering of the Flo...

First Fiberglass House

In 2007, a house made of fiberglass sandwich panels which ha...

Site Launches

Tripoli: assembly workshop operating since 2012KabrAshmoon: ...

Workshops of the Floating Island

With some 300 engineers and skilled technicians rotating on ...


Launching of the First Floating Island in the world to sea.&...