For anyone concerned about climate change, the Maldives are a prime example of its negative effects. Every year a little bit more of the Maldives
And just because the bungalow is below sea level doesn't mean it will be sacrificing quality!
The suite, called the Muraka ("coral" in the Maldives' Dhivehi language) will have a 193-square-foot area where the bedroom floor sits 16 feet below sea level."Sleep with the fishes: Conrad Maldives building underwater suite" https://t.co/tGYQ7bjDah— Qasim (@syedqasimh) April 18, 2018
The price of your stay is nothing to be scoffed at, however.
There’s a underwater villa for rent for 50,000 a night ?— Bennie “Snake Eyes” Wilson (@MintChip04) April 18, 2018
$50,000 a NIGHT?— Sean Segler (@SeanSailorx) April 17, 2018
Twitter is in awe of the underwater views!
Today everyone wants to experience a reality that seems unfeasible. This hotel room definitely achieves this dream https://t.co/BxM4cs5Fyu— Celena Danahy (@CelenaDanahy) April 17, 2018
Of course, the climate change jokes were often too good for users to ignore.
2030 headline: "Inside a regular hotel room in the Maldives." https://t.co/CWO7y43Ilw— Bob Herman (@bobjherman) April 17, 2018
When you decide to just really lean in to that whole climate change thing https://t.co/Os0l8Rusai— Alex Fitzpatrick (@AlexJamesFitz) April 17, 2018
Preview of housing for our seapunk overlords circa 2100 https://t.co/XIWR8Nv5Vl— Carl Franzen (@carlfranzen) April 17, 2018
If you want to visit and you've got the funds to make it happen, it seems you'd be in good company!
Though the suite isn't without its downsides…
You won’t be able to see the fish when you are sleeping. Sounds like a waste of money.— Scott Sherrell (@ScottSherrell) April 19, 2018
Who knows? Perhaps this new hotel will start a trend of climate-change friendly locations!
They should make 1 in the plastic island so we can see the rubbish n ? floating around with our own eyes n we can stay there for free ?— BOT39472 (@flazygirl) April 19, 2018
Or the bleached formerly Great Barrier Reef#MakeBarrierReefGreatAgain