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Hilton’s Conrad Hotels & Resorts group have officially announced that The Muraka, the world’s first underwater villa, at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, is now ready for the public. Simply put, the suite boasts a two-part structure – half of it above the Indian Ocean, half of it below – with the upper level featuring glass walls that offer unparalleled views of the water, along with a private jetty, infinity pool and secluded decks. However, the main attraction is an all-glass hotel room, 16.5 feet below sea level that can be accessed by an elevator or spiral staircase. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“Below the waves, a ‘curved ceiling, wide windows and fish peep show bathroom’ will surely make for an once-in-a-lifetime experience – thought it may be a bit difficult to fall asleep, as fish, turtles, stingrays and sharks swim by your beside. Unsurprisingly, a stay at the dreamy destination will cost you a pretty penny, with a four-night vacation package costing a cool $200,000,” reports FOX News.