Imagine going to sleep in a floating capsule hotel, and waking up on a desert island in the morning.
Amazingly, that’s an experience a theme park in Japan plans to offer.
Huis Ten Bosch, a Dutch-themed park in Japan, is building spherical capsules which float on the sea.
The two-storey capsules are left to float slowly overnight to an island, which houses numerous attractions that tourists can explore the following day.
A night in the capsule, which holds up to four people, costs between $260 and $350.
The project is expected to start by the end of this year.
“Imagine waking up and finding yourself in North Korea.”
Netizens however, are not completely convinced by the concept.
“Imagine waking up in the morning and finding yourself in North Korea,” said one commenter on Naver’s Matome News.
“I am afraid that it [will go] off to the Pacific Ocean,” another said.
“You won’t know where you are in the morning but it would be fine if the hotel always monitors it with GPS,” one user added.
Huis Ten Bosch owns a 39,000 square meter uninhabited island near its main theme park area in Nagasaki.
It’s not even the first wacky idea Huis Ten Bosch has come up with.
In 2015, it launched a hotel that was manned almost entirely by robots — some dinosaurs.
Named Henn-na Hotel, or fittingly translated as the “Strange Hotel”, the hotel says it uses robots as a serious effort to utilise technology and achieve efficiency.
The hotel was recognised by the Guinness World Records as the “first robot-staffed hotel” in the world.