The Muraka Underwater Villa

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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.

The Muraka Underwater Villa
The Muraka Underwater Villa
The Muraka Underwater Villa
The Muraka Underwater Villa
The Muraka Underwater Villa

“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.