You Can Soon Stay At Maldives’ First (And Muslim-Friendly!) Underwater Villa


Nasreen Nasir •  Apr 24, 2018

Maldives may be home to stunning overwater villas and beautiful landscapes, but soon, you will be able to enjoy its stunning marine life from their own underwater villa! ?

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Yes, that’s right! Muslim-friendly resort, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has recently announced that they will be offering a new travel experience that needs to be on everyone’s bucket list - sleeping in an underwater villa located on the exclusive island.

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Immersing 16.4 feet under the Indian Ocean, this much-anticipated villa will be named The Muraka (which means coral in Maldivian language) and it is expected to open in November 2018! ?

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As the representative of the resort explains, the underwater villa will feature two stories – one located above sea level and a bedroom complete with a living area and bathroom at sea level, all boasting breathtaking views of the surrounding marine life and coral gardens.

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This means that you'll be sleeping with the fishes (literally!) while encased in a clear glass tube. What’s not to like about that? ?

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In addition to being the first underwater villa in Maldives, Muslim travellers will love this too: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island will stay true to its Muslim-friendly concept and there will be Halal dining options available on the premise (yay!) so Muslim guests can be assured that their basic needs will be taken care of. ?

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As for the price tag, there is no confirmation yet but some have estimated that you can expect a whopping USD50,000 for a one-night stay in this villa (yikes)! But then again, with incredible features and a view like this, we think that it's definitely worth the price. ?

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So if you ever wonder what it’s like to sleep beneath the sea level, here is your chance! ? Honeymooners, this one's definitely for you! ?