2014-05-21 13:34:49 来源： 浏览： 次
With all-glass windows from floor to ceiling, sitting five metres below the surface of the Indian Ocean, this is the world's first underwater restaurant.
Boasting unrivalled views of sharks, stingrays, turtles and stunning coral, the five-star eatery at the Conrad Maldives Hotel was built so that guests can enjoy the beauty of the ocean without getting their feet wet.
Set under the crystal-clear blue water, the restaurant is so bright, diners and staff are required to wear sunglasses.
Rated 'the most beautiful restaurant in the world' by the New York Daily News this year, Ithaa - meaning 'mother of pearl' in the Maldivian language of Dihevi - offers breathtaking 180-degree panoramic views.
The unusual building seats 14 people - and will set you back ￡190 per person for dinner.
It serves contemporary European cuisine in a six-course set dinner menu - including dishes such as caviar and lobster for dinner while the four-course lunch menu offers lighter fare.
The ingeniously designed restaurant has never had water inside, instead it was built on dry land in Singapore before workers carefully lowered it into the ocean in one piece.