Click on title to view photo in large format. At Atlantis Resort in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), an enormous aquarium on the lower level allows guests close-up views of giant manta rays and sharks. The resort stands at the head of Palm Jumeira, the largest man-made island in the world, which was built in the shape of a palm tree. The five-star Atlantis in Dubai was modeled after its sister property in Bermuda. In Dubai, the focal point of the lobby is a floor-to-ceiling sculpture of blown glass that resembles a blooming flower. In addition to the aquarium, the Atlantis Resort also features a spa, casino, water park.