Sleeping with the Sharks, waving at the fish and dining around the corals! If that sounds exciting to you, stay on and dive right in. Here are 6 underwater hotels you should check out to get up close and personal with the beautiful life underwater.
1. The Manta Resort: Pemba Islands, Zanzibar
The Manta Resort is a famous African underwater hotel with luxurious rooms for the guests. It is about 13ft deep in the sea. The resort’s per night stay is $1000 for one person. If you’re lucky, you may be able to spot a scary-looking endangered fish called coelacanth.
2. Atlantis, The Palm: Dubai
Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai is one of the exotic and royal underwater hotels in the world. The room costs around £5,500 a night. Relax in your king-size bed, and drift by the underwater world, soundlessly in this underwater hotel in Dubai. If you want to make it more exciting, select from a ‘Neptune’ or a ‘Poseidon’ suite, which will give you a floor-to-ceiling window appeal.
3. Lovers Deep: St.Lucia, Caribbean
A submarine with a twist! Lovers Deep is a unique luxury hotel that plumbs the depth of the ocean with soundproof rooms and private chefs. A specially adapted leisure submarine with furnished interiors, and a menu that’s exquisite. World-Class service at Lover’s Deep is focused to let couples relax and unwind at a price of approximately $292,000 per night, not including air transport.
4. Poseidon Undersea Resorts: Fiji
Surrounded by over five thousand acres lagoons, one of the best underwater hotels that explore the ocean’s depth. Fine Dining, Retail Boutique, Library, Theatre and Conference Room are some of the services available; along with fitness amenities. Make the ocean your underworld playground for an amount of $30,000/wk per couple.
5. Ocean Suites, Sentosa Resorts World: Singapore
One of the best hotels with rooms underwater, this one in Singapore has a total of 11 Ocean Suites. The upper level consists of an open living area leading onto an outdoor Patio and Jacuzzi while the lower level offers guests with an underwater view.
Ocean Suites offers the view of the world’s largest aquarium to its guests, with five-star comfort and butler service, for the price of $2400 (US$1,963) a night, plus tax.
6. Hilton’s Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort
Enjoy a luxurious welcome and an explicit sight of the underwater world, without donning a swimsuit. Have a wonderful dinner below the waves while sharks and turtles swirl above your head.
With only seven tables, reservation needs to be made quite in advance for this underwater hotel in Maldives. Hilton Conrad Maldives Rangali is a restaurant that seats 12, but for about $11,710 a night it can be turned into a spectacular suite for two.