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Underwater Hotels

Underwater Hotels

  • It’s not about where you go, but what you find when you get there

Dive deep for these underwater accommodations and enjoy a seascape instead of a landscape outside the window of your hotel suite.

Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai
Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai

Atlantis, The Palm

Dubai, UAE

Two underwater suites dubbed “Neptune” and “Poseidon” complement the architectural wonder that is Atlantis, The Palm— the luxury resort crown of Dubai’s world-famous Palm Island. These suites’ floor-to-ceiling windows look out on Ambassador Lagoon, an aquarium that depicts the lost city of Atlantis and contains around 65,000 sea creatures. atlantis.com

Reefsuites at Reefworld

Whitsunday Islands, Australia

The first underwater accommodations Down Under deliver an amazing vantage point of the Great Barrier Reef, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The experience begins with a 40-mile ocean journey in a high-speed boat out to Reefworld, an intimate pontoon moored in an environmentally gentle manner. After a day of top-shelf cuisine and water activities, you retire to the subsurface Reefsuites, where frolicking sea life takes center stage. cruisewhitsundays.com

The Muraka at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
The Muraka at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

The Muraka at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Maldives

This super-private, split-level suite perched over the Indian Ocean provides a first-of-its-kind underwater master bedroom/viewing theater. Over 16 feet beneath the waves is a transparent space with acrylic walls that offer a 180-degree panorama of undersea splendor. Summon the private speedboat at any time and enjoy the services of a chef and 24-hour butler. conradmaldives.com

The Underwater Room at The Manta Resort

Pemba Island, Tanzania

The Underwater Room at the all-inclusive Manta Resort (located on a private coral-fringed artificial island in the Indian Ocean) combines sumptuous accommodations and a sub-surface aquatic display. A staff member is assigned to meet your every need. themantaresort.com