“The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul” ― Robert Wyland
Fascinated by the idea of a luxurious underwater hotel? Look no further, here are some of the best underwater hotels in the world that boast of an adventure of a lifetime along with keeping the extravagance quotient intact. Whether it be a subaquatic themed wedding, a relaxing mermaid-esque honeymoon or a thrilling bachelorette bash, underwater hotels act as the perfect venue for an enchanting escapade.
Conrad Rangali Island, Maldives
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Immerse yourself in a world of iridescent waters and pristine landscapes sculpted of natural beauty by enjoying a romantic weekend getaway at this Maldivian luxury hotel. You can choose to stay at the glorious villa enclosed in a arched acrylic dome, making you feel submerged in a colossal ocean, surrounded by tropical sea creatures. This unique sanctuary is also home to Ithaa, the world’s first all-glass underwater restaurant, a whopping 16 feet below surface level. You might just find Nemo, if you look closely!
Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore
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Discover a whole new world as you step foot in an élite ocean suite with plush amenities. The ocean suites at the Equarius Hotel, which is one of four hotels located at the Sentosa Island in Singapore are all inclusive of a massive aquarium boasting of more than 40,000 nautical species. Complete with an ensuite jacuzzi, and an outdoor patio overlooking the stunning panorama view of the vibrant Singaporean city life, you can get the best of both land and sea at this one of a kind, palatial resort.
The Manta Resort, Zanzibar
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Embrace your inner Ariel and experience tropical luxury at its best at the Manta Resort, crafted along the serene shores of the Pemba Island in Zanzibar. The underwater chamber consists of a three-level floating structure in the middle of a secluded turquoise lagoon. You can also book a once in a lifetime scuba diving expedition where you can swim beneath the idyllic waves amongst vibrant sea life. Ever thought hitting rock bottom would look so good?
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
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Delve into the world of several flamboyant marine inhabitants whilst enjoying a lavish staycation at Atlantis The Palm located in the heart of the metropolitan Dubai. The sheer opulence of the Palm, Neptune and Poseidon suites compliment the vast in room Ambassador Lagoon comprising of numerous species from the glistening Persian Gulf sea. Built on the world’s largest man-made island, this deluxe hotel boasts of several activities you can explore during your visit. These include; a thrilling trip to the Aquaventure Waterpark where you can experience adrenaline-pumping water rides, dining at five-star restaurants with a selection of delectable cuisines and pampering yourself with rejuvenating world class spa treatments at the ShuiQi Spa.
The crowning glory of the incredible man-made Palm Island in the lovely ‘City of Gold’ known as Dubai is the luxurious and iconic Atlantis, The Palm Hotel. The extravagant property is the official host of the 6th Annual Destination Wedding Planners Congress, scheduled to take place from the 27th to the 29th of March 2019. Come and experience the exclusive event showcasing the sparkle and shine prevalent in the world of luxury weddings!
Feature Image Credit: Bernado Pictura