More and more tourist destinations offer overnight stays and underwater experiences such as spas, deep-sea restaurants. One of the most famous names for underwater resorts is the Conrad Maldives on Rangali Island. This luxury resort owns the first restaurant in the world 5 meters deep under the sea, opened in 2005.
The resort owns the only underwater apartment in the world that is completely surrounded by glass walls. It has the name Muraka, which means “coral” in the local language. The price per night in this underwater room is more than 12,000 USD per night, serving up to 9 people.
The Palm in Dubai has two luxury underwater apartments: Poseidon and Neptune, located in an aquarium on an artificial island. Each underwater room is fitted with special glass, which can turn dark at the touch of a button if you don’t want to see sea creatures swimming. Room rates from 7,500 USD per night.
The world’s first underwater spa is found at Huvafen Fushi, Maldives. This is the place described by many tourists as ideal to immerse yourself in a blissful dreaming state while the body relaxes with therapeutic massage therapies. The most popular treatment is Underwater Dream, which lasts for 90 minutes for $ 330. Tourists relax while watching colorful fish and coral. You can go to the spa by the stairs leading down to a depth of 8 m below sea level.
And the first underwater hotel in Australia, Reefsuites opens on the famous Great Barrier Reef in 2019. This place consists of two suites suspended below a floating float. To get here, visitors can take a direct 90-minute flight from Brisbane to Airlie, then take a 3-hour boat ride to the reef. In addition to turtles and rays, guests who rent a room under the sea can also admire more than 1,500 species of fish. At night, visitors can turn on the lights to see the underwater world. The price of a room per night is 1,200 USD per person.
The work of memorial artist Mikael Genberg, Underwater Room is located underwater at Manta Resort, next to Pemba Island in Tanzania. It took four years to build and cost more than half a million dollars.
Staying here is an opportunity to experience the Indian Ocean in the most enjoyable way, according to many people. You will take a wooden boat for two minutes to reach a house in the middle of the clear sea, next to a coral reef. Occasionally, visitors will come across an octopus clinging to a window glass or a passing giant shark. Guests can also sunbathe at the top. Renting a room per night from 1,850 USD, tenants must stay at least three nights.
If you’re looking for a more affordable underwater experience, you can check out the Utter Inn on Lake Malaren in Sweden. Also a design by artist Genberg, at first glance it looks like any summer house with two traditional red and white colors, paved patio for visitors to sunbathe, read books, enjoy tea … What makes it Unique is the area located at a depth of 3m including a kitchenette and dining room. Visitors are taken there on a steam boat, and given a raft to move to the nearby island during their stay.
The house has no electricity, only a lamp powered by a battery. The upper floor of the house has a toilet, a kettle to make tea, coffee drinks, soft drinks … However, the bathroom does not have a shower. Room rent per night from 269 USD.