Floating Resorts:-The Future for Qatar

The Resort with these floating round self-contained units is a project that is being planned for the coast of Qatar. There will be 80 units and it will be built in a marine reserve. Each unit has four floors and an underwater viewing room. It is a huge project, with developments also on the land, which will consist of four huge hotels also with underwater viewing, the hotels will resemble super yachts.


The Amphibious 1000 is a semi-submerged resort planned for Qatar.
Picture: Giancarlo Zema Design Group (from the picture gallery)


It will be built in the middle of a marine reserve and will feature four giant hotels with underwater rooms, resembling super-yachts.
Picture: Giancarlo Zema Design Group (from the picture gallery)


Hydrogen-powered 20 metre aluminium yachts with underwater viewing areas will transport guests around the resort.
Picture: Giancarlo Zema Design Group (from the picture gallery)

See more photo’s of this resort in News.com.au Picture Gallery.

Also as part of the land developments there will be a museum, floating walkways, restaurant, exhibitions, aquariums, and a glass tunnel leading to an underwater observatory.
There is an article about this resort in News.com.au

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17 Responses to Floating Resorts:-The Future for Qatar

  1. Rebekah says:

    Would certainly be fascinating to visit. They always seem to build enormous hotels there … maybe they get a lot of tourists?!

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  3. travelrat says:

    Why does this conjure up visions of Captain Nemo playing the ‘Toccata ad Fugue’ on his organ? 😀

  4. I’ve had the luxury of visiting Dubai and was anything but impressed.Tall and amazing buildings yes, but such a lack of culture. The place is way overbuilt and fake and I felt like I was at Disney World’s EPCOT center. It’s a venue entirely made for the designer architect to showcase his/her wild design. There are buildings shaped like every imaginable thing so bizarre you can’t distinguish one building from another. I love architecture but once they are put next to every other crazy thing in Dubai, each one is significantly diminished.

  5. iqwespeaks says:

    I need to get me 1 also!

  6. Margie says:

    I lived in Qatar for a while. I hope the construction of these underwater places is of better quality than some of the other buildings that went up while I was there….

  7. souldipper says:

    Who would have suspected the Arab nations would pop out of the desert and bring us outer space? 😀

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