Seven Seas Hotel and Residences, Boracay, Philippines
Inception : 2012
Status : Construction
The resort boasts 77 underwater rooms so you can literally wake up to clown fishes in anemones, butterfly fish, or maybe sharks and a myriad of other colourful marine life. It comprises of 1,139sq meters of oceanarium and a total of 452 rooms of which 77 rooms are underwater. The development also has an underwater restaurant with a capacity of 250 pax .The building will rise over 22 meters above sea level and more than four meters under the water. The resort is located on a unique piece of land whereby part of the site, its lowest portion is naturally below sea level and another portion borders a steep slope, proved appropriate for the development of an underwater resort.
The natural feature is utilized by turning it into a lagoon and filling it with marine life. The lagoon then became the center point of interest and the resort is articulated to respond to the lagoon. The lagoon is essentially a large aquarium with the guest rooms incorporated as underwater rooms to provide a unique holiday experience of living underwater close with the fishes.