Staying in an underwater hotel is no longer a sci-fi dream, not even something only the readers of Jules Verne’s novels could dream about. It is a reality.
1. Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai
The underwater suites at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai are really fit for the king of the seas. They are the most intimate and romantic lodging you could ever dream of… as long as you don’t have nightmares about sharks. Just imagine lying in bed while seeing he marine life in the Ambassador Lagoon. Both the bedroom and the bathroom have floor to ceiling windows, so that you can enjoy the views.
You can choose between Neptune and Poseidon Underwater Suites and the price is around EUR 6200 per night.
2. The Manta Resort, Pemba Island, Zanzibar
The Underwater Room is the most special room at the very exclusive Manta Resort in Pemba Island (Zanzibar). To get there, you need to board a wooden boat that takes you in two minutes to this unique space that lies over the crystal clear sea of the Manta house reef.
It’s like a private floating island, complete with stunning views and lots of comfort. And if staying underwater all the time is too much, you can still sunbathe on the deck.
3. Conrad Rangali Island, Maldives
The luxurious Hotel Conrad Maldives Rangali does not have an underwater room, but you can still dine in style submerged and without having to wear a diving suit.
The Ithaa Undersea restaurant is located 4,8 meters below sea level and you can have your mix of Maldivian and Western cuisine while you look up to see the beautiful reef and marine life. Not to be missed.
4. Subsix at Niyama, Maldives
Nothing better than a good party after a good meal. It may not be on the same island, but the world’s first underwater club is also in the Maldives.
The Subsix is part of the luxurious Niyama resort, but accessible to anyone. Here you can dance, chill out and have very chic cocktails while looking into the depths of the Indian Ocean. Dancing beneath the waves never had been so cool!
5. Utter Inn Hotel, Vasteras, Sweden
The Utter Inn is the one and only underwater hotel in Sweden and floats happily in Lake Malaren, near Stockholm.
Guests can relax on the 25-m2 deck or take the dinghy out to one of the nearby uninhabited islands and when night falls it’s time to climb down the stairs to the bedroom with its panorama windows in all four directions – three metres below the surface of the water.
The room above the surface of the water has kitchen equipment has kitchen equipment, including a hot plate, crockery, 10L of fresh water and refrigeration, and a dry toilet. There is no electricity, but there is a portable gas heater and lighting. Fishing is not permitted from the hotel deck.
6. Lime Spa at Huvafen Fushi, Maldives
The Lime Spa at Huvafen Fushi resort is the world first underwater treatment space. There you will be able to enjoy sensual and sensorial treatments while looking at the sea life of the Indian Ocean.
If you can afford it, try their Lime Light Ritual, a 180 minute treatment that embraces the essence of the Maldives with indigenous island coconut, lime and mineral offerings, followed by an awakening massage, some time in the relaxation pod and the best views of the lagoon.
7. Anantara Kihavas, Maldives
Experience the dazzling Indian Ocean in the exclusive underwater restaurant and wine cellar, Sea.
Your ceremony becomes beautifully surreal with only a glass wall separating you and your guests from the edge of the reef. With primary view windows poised next to a channel enjoy the spectacular displays of sea life all around.