6 stunning underwater hotels and restaurants around the world

Under the sea

6 stunning underwater hotels and restaurants around the world
Sleeping in a regular hotel suite is overrated. Spend a night (or a few) with aquatic life in underwater hotels or dine in these restaurants - definitely an experience to remember

Sea restaurant at Anantara Kihavah 

Sea restaurant

Dining with views of marine life three metres below sea level, separated only by the floor-to-ceiling glass panels and ordering wine from the world's first underwater wine cellar? It can only be made better by the fresh, seasonal menu at Sea. 

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Al Mahara at Burj Al Arab

Al Mahara restaurant

Al Mahara, which translates to 'The Oyster Shell' in Arabic, doesn't just tantalise your palate; it's a dining experience that will stimulate all your senses. The aquarium inside the restaurant is the first thing you see as you walk in and the beautiful colours of sea life will be what entertains you while a team of award-winning chefs prepare your meal.

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Subsix at Niyama Resort


At Niyama resort is where you will find Subsix, six meters below the surface of the Indian Ocean. The res and upon arrival, there is a staircase that leads to a room below the surface of the ocean and your companions for the day will be sea life such as  manta rays, parrot fish and turtles. 

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Beach Villas Ocean Suites at Resorts World Sentosa

Ocean suites

There are 11 exclusive suites, designed like deluxe two-storey townhouses to choose from, which give you the opportunity to explore both land and sea. The upper level consists of an open living area leading onto an outdoor patio and jacuzzi, which is pretty standard, until you see the lower level where you get a stunning underwater view with more than 50,000 marine animals swimming about. And you don't have to move anywhere from the spectacular sight, since there's a personal butler service to cater to your every need.

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Ithaa at Conrad Maldives

Ithaa restaurant

Rated as the most beautiful restaurant in the world by the New York Daily News in 2014, Ithaa, meaning 'mother-of-pearl' in Dihevi, Maldivian language, offers panoramic views of the coral gardens that surrounds it. It sits five metres below the surface and serves contemporary European cuisine.

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Atlantis, The Palm Dubai

Atlantis at The Palm Dubai

Fall asleep and wake up to views of marine life and ruins of the mythical lost city of Atlantis, at Atlantis, The Palm Dubai where floor-to-ceiling windows in the Underwater Suites look straight into the Ambassador Lagoon. The experience continues in the exquisite ensuite bathroom with similar windows that allow you to gaze at the vast marine life from the warmth of your tub. 

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Sherelyn Goh

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