The Manta Resort Pemba Island
North Pemba, Tanzania; themantaresort.com; 16 rooms from $350 (U.S.) a night; one underwater room from $1,500 a night.
When Tony Soprano offers to let you sleep with the fishes, youre not long for this world. But when the Manta Resort makes a similar offer, youre in for one of the most spectacular nights of your life no cement shoes required. The Tanzanian resort, which also offers land-based accommodation, ranging from luxury seafront villas to rustic garden rooms, now features an Underwater Room a well-appointed raft floating in the centre of a vibrant coral reef, with a glass-walled bedroom four-metres below the surface of the Indian Ocean.