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Star Trek Underwater Hotel to Open in Maldives

A modern looking luxury hotel made up of spaceship discs that recall Star Trek’s set has started to be built partially underwater in the Maldives. The Polish developers of the Water Discus Hotel received the green light last week by the National Ministry of Tourism  to begin construction off the island of Kuredhivary, where the unique underwater project will be built along the crystal waters and amazing coral reefs. Renderings of the Water Discus Hotel in the Maldives The two-part structure gives the guests options to see a side of the Maldives that is usually hidden below the expansive waters. Those who strive to see the underwater lifestyle of tropical fish and magnetic coral and others that prefer aerial views of their lush, blue skied surroundings will be pleased in this ambitious new project. The blue prints are extremely impressive: suspended up to seven meters above water on five pillars, the upper deck will house the hotel restaurant, a spa, a rooftop seawater pool, a tropical garden, as well as a helicopter landing pad.

Star Trek Underwater Hotel to Open in Maldives

Three Fabulous Florida Rentals

Dolphin Jump Key –  $2295 – $2795 per week Located in the Gulf of Mexico, a half mile off of Marathon, this private island includes a traditional conch cottage as well as a modern two bedroom waterfront home in Marathon. The quaint private island cottage is only a short five minute boat ride from the waterfront shore home. This special getaway is suited to accommodate the ideal vacation for everyone! Whether you are looking for an exciting island adventure with snorkelling, swimming, and kayaking on the beautiful Dolphin Jump Key, or a quiet romantic 2nd honeymoon with sun bathing, reading, and relaxing at the home in Marathon, this package offers it all. The Marathon community is just 100 miles south of Miami and 50 miles north of Key West

Three Fabulous Florida Rentals

Eagle Rock Cay: Bahamian Island Rental

The piercing blue skies and picturesque aquamarine waves are separated by strips of sandy beach and verdant greenery… if you can’t picture it, it’s time you booked a trip to the Bahamas. And while the Bahamas has no shortage of ultra-lux accommodation, Eagle Rock Cay – a perfectly sized private island paradise – offers access to all that the Abacos has to offer, yet retains the feeling of a tropical family cottage.

Eagle Rock Cay: Bahamian Island Rental

Sea Island: Luxury in the Golden Isles

Off the Atlantic coast of southern Georgia lies the historic legend and gem of a destination, Sea Island. Founded in 1928, this resort has continued to pride itself for its gracious hospitality, breath-taking architecture, and esteemed location. Over 80 years later, the tradition of the island is ever-present – families return over generations and the original grandeur of Addison Mizner’s fundamental architecture remains preserved throughout extensive renovations. Accommodations here are unmatched in their elegance and luxury, and a sense of timeless prestige fills the grounds.Four uniquely exceptional experiences offered within the resort have been prized with the Forbes Five Star Award: The Cloister at Sea Island, The Lodge at Sea IslandGolf Club, the Cloister Spa, and the Georgian Room restaurant. On-site facilities – including three championship golf courses, a tennis and squash club, yacht club, beach club, and shooting school – allow for the most affluent of leisure activities

Sea Island: Luxury in the Golden Isles

The Maldives Coco Collection Welcomes New Chef

Coco Collection Resorts, Retreats and Spas, one of the finest hoteliers in the Maldives – operating the Coco Palm resorts of Coco Palm DhuniKolhu and Coco Palm BoduHithi – recently welcomed internationally acclaimed Chef Damian Barrett as the Area Director of Culinary for Coco. Bringing an impressive resume of experience spanning 25 years in the Asia Pacific region, Chef Damain’s diverse culinary creativity was honed at such notable establishements as The Sydney Regent, Fregate Island, Baros Maldives and Banyan Tree Vabbinfrau Maldives. Chef Damian is thrilled to be, “Creating varied, unique and true culinary experiences with such a dynamic team in superb surrounds and being part of an established product evolving further.” While menus have yet to be set, Chef Damian’s enthusiasm and keen leadership is sure to help Coco Collection set new heights of culinary excellence. About Coco Collection:The Coco Collection is a cornucopia of luxurious designer hideaways committed to environmental values and minimizing its footprint on the environment

The Maldives Coco Collection Welcomes New Chef

The Solar Floating Resort

There is more electrical energy created by the sun in one hour than the entire world use in one year and the amount of solar energy reaching the surface of the planet is so vast that in 365 days there is about twice as much energy as will ever be obtained from all of the Earth’s non-renewable resources of coal, oil, natural gas, and mined uranium combined. Convinced that solar energy is the solution to global warming and environment issues, Michele Puzzolante, Italian Industrial Designer, decided to get involved in the green energy new era by inventing a “unique building integrated photovoltaic concept totally self-sufficient non-polluting energy generator,”that is in harmony with its natural surroundings, says Puzzolante the mastermind behind the concept of the Solar Floating Resort (SFR).

The Solar Floating Resort