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Amazing images of underwater hotel in Dubai

Last updated on: May 8, 2012 12:26 IST

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Dubai has some of the best hotels in the world, such as the famous Burj Al-Arab and Jumeirah Beach hotel, and now the financial capital of the United Arab Emirates plans an underwater hotel in the city.

Let's take a look at the Water Discus Hotel, which is being designed by Deep Ocean Technology.

According to Business Insider, Dubai company Drydocks World has signed a contract with Swiss firm BIG InvestConsult to develop the hotel in Dubai and other underwater hotels in the region.

No cost estimate or opening date of the hotel has been announced, it said.

NOTE: Courtesy, Deep Ocean Technology.

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Image: Let's take a look at the Water Discus Hotel.
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Water Discus Hotels comprise two discs - an underwater and above-water one. This combination will allow guests to admire the depths of the ocean while making the most of the warm climate.

The two parts of the structure are connected by three solid legs and a vertical shaft containing a lift and stairway. The size of each disc has been adjusted to local conditions.

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Water Discus gives the unique opportunity to experience being in the very heart of the underwater world day and night. This will whet your appetite for more. Water Discus offers an array of courses suitable even for beginners.

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Water Discus offers comprehensive and safe diver training. Certificate in the use of diving equipment can be obtained.

Amenities at Water Discus include, among other things, a four-metre deep diving pool, a cave and wreck diver training facility, as well as air-filled huts and emergency breathing stations equipped with surveillance cameras.

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Special courses have been designed for pilots of underwater tourist vehicles, which are a permanent element of our infrastructure.

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A sense of security is essential for good holiday and Water Discus Hotels have been designed to meet the highest safety standards.

Safety was a top priority for both designers of the structure and a team of professionals who worked out the maintenance procedures. The goal was to ensure that guests feel safe both inside and outside, while diving.

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The design, construction and technical condition of the complex are under permanent supervision of an international classification organisation with experience in the field of building and operation of boats, ships, offshore structures and professional diving systems.

Water Discus meets safety standards as evidenced by class assigned and renewed periodically according to local law and requirements of international organisations.

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The Water Discus complex was designed to ensure safety at all times, even in the most adverse weather conditions. The structure sits up on three sturdy legs fixed to the seabed, and the upper disc is suspended above the water surface.

These two technical solutions will ensure that Water Discus remains safe even in the event of a fairly high tsunami, which can normally flood the nearest coastal areas.

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The complex is surrounded by a beautifully vibrant coral reef. This unique location will allow you to enjoy the tropical weather and the colourful underwater world, which is just within your reach and will engage all your senses.

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The disc, located up to 10 metres beneath the surface of the sea, is composed of 21 hotel rooms adjacent to the underwater dive centre and a bar. Each room is integrated with the underwater world as closely as possible, offering a surprisingly direct, yet safe contact with the local flora and fauna.

Special lighting system of the area around the room and the miniature underwater vehicles which can be operated from inside will allow you to take a closer look at even the most microscopic underwater creatures using macro photography.

We also ensure that our guests can protect their privacy whenever necessary. All rooms are sound-proof and have curtains of different levels of transparency.

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The complex was designed and equipped to provide transport services using vessels, aircraft landing on water and helicopters.

Transport facilities were designed not only to support logistics but also to improve safety. The upper deck of the complex, for example, is connected to the shaft and can be used as a landing pad for helicopters, ensuring a quick and convenient transport.


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