Staying in an underwater hotel is no longer a science fiction dream that only readers of Jules Verne’s novels can achieve. It has become a reality.
Although there are still no unusual hotels that are not completely submerged, a growing number of hotels around the world offer their guests to stay in underwater rooms. This is particularly the case with Atlantis (The Palm, Dubai), one of the first underwater hotels in the world. If you’ve ever wanted to sleep under the sea, surrounded by beautiful fish and with a breathtaking view, you can now do it in underwater hotels such as the Poseidon Undersea Resort. Finally, there is a restaurant and a disco located under the crystal clear waters of the Maldives …
1. Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
Neptune and Poseidon, the underwater suites of Atlantis are more intimate, romantic and luxurious than in your wildest dreams! The bedroom and bathroom have large bay windows, so you can enjoy the view from wherever you are in your suite. Imagine lying in bed watching the marine life of the Ambassador’s lagoon … Does that tempt you? If you want to stay in one of the suites of this waterfront hotel in Dubai, book an airline ticket and pack your bags!
2. The Manta Resort, Pemba Island, Zanzibar (Tanzania)
The underwater room is the most amazing room of the luxurious submarine hotel “The Manta Resort”, located on the island of Pemba in Zanzibar. Indeed, to access it, you need to board a wooden boat. After two minutes of sailing on the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean you will arrive at the underwater room located in the middle of the coral reef populated by manta rays … This room is a kind of private floating island, With stunning views and lots of comfort. Finally, if you are a little scared at the thought of staying all the time under water, you can always show on deck to sunbathe or admire the sea seen from above. In short, do not hesitate to stay in the underwater room of Manta Resort, it is an experience to do at least once in your life.
3. Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Rangali Island (Maldives)
Admittedly, the luxurious unusual Conrad Maldives Rangali hotel does not have any underwater room. On the other hand, you can dine under the sea without having to wear diving suit. Located 5 meters below sea level, the Ithaa submarine restaurant allows you to sample traditional Maldives or western dishes while admiring the coral reef and fish swimming next to you. Do not miss.
4. Subsix, Niyama (Maldives)
After a good meal, what better way to celebrate the Subsix, the world’s first submarine disco also located in the Maldives? Although the Subsix is part of the luxurious Niyama underwater hotel, the disco is accessible to all. You can dance, sip very stylish cocktails or relax in the depths of the Indian Ocean. Dancing under the waves has never been so cool! For your information, the Subsix is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9:00 pm until the end of the night.
5. Utter Inn Hotel, Vasteras (Sweden)
“Utter Inn” is Sweden’s only underwater hotel. Floating in Lake Mälaren – a huge lake near Stockholm and as large as Lake Geneva twice – this hotel is certainly not luxurious, but the experience is worth it. Featuring twin beds and a table, your room, located 3 meters below the lake – has panoramic windows that allow you to look in all directions. Created by Mikael Genberg – a local artist – the Utter Inn underwater hotel has now become a popular place to spend a romantic weekend away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Besides the possibility of sleeping under the water, you can sunbathe on the wooden terrace, admire the magnificent surrounding nature or explore the nearby islands by boat.
6. Jules’ Undersea Lodge, Key Largo, Florida (United States)
Jules ‘Undersea Lodge (Jules’ Undersea Lodge) is named after the famous novel “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea” by Jules Verne. The underwater room is one of the first of its kind … But accessing it is not easy. To reach your room located at more than 6 meters deep in this underwater hotel, you will have to dive to reach the “front door”, actually an opening located at the bottom of your room. This place that was once a research laboratory has been converted into a comfortable hotel room where you can enjoy a pizza for dinner in peace … Good stay!
7. Lime Spa, Huvafen Fushi (Maldives)
Located in Huvafen Fushi, Maldives, the resort “Lime Spa” is the first underwater wellness area in the world. Take time to relax with the many sensory treatments offered while enjoying an exquisite view of the aquatic life of the Indian Ocean.
8. Lovers Deep (Caribbean)
“Lovers Deep” is an ultra chic underwater hotel that exceeds anything you can imagine and reinvents the concept of luxury by itself. Sailing off the coast of the Caribbean islands, Lovers Deep has been designed to allow couples to undertake a romantic getaway in complete privacy under the foam of the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea …
9. Poseidon Undersea Resorts (Fiji)
The Poseidon Undersea Resort is the world’s first fully submarine hotel. It has 24 capsules of 51m ² as well as a restaurant and an underwater bar, a library, a conference room, a chapel to get married, a spa and even a luxury suite of 110m ². This submarine hotel is located in Fiji.
10. The Water Discus Hotel, Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
Financed by a Swiss company and designed by Deep Ocean Technology, Water Discus Hotel is one of Dubai’s most impressive underwater hotels. Its 21 luxury suites are housed in two large discs that look a bit like a spaceship; One of the discs is located above the water and the other underneath. The resort also has a bar and a diving center. An unusual hotel not to be missed.
11. Planet Ocean Underwater Hotel, Florida (United States)
This underwater hotel “Planet Ocean” is based near Key West, Florida, respecting the local ecosystem. In addition, coral restoration and ocean conservation programs are underway. According to its developers, this luxurious complex comprises twelve rooms, a lounge (bar), a dining room and most importantly … a magnificent view of the sea creatures that populate the place.