Airbnb’s First Underwater Room Allows Guests to Sleep with Sharks

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AirBnB is a good way to save money on accommodations when you travel, and a unique one may excite some marine biologists with wanderlust.

The first underwater AirBnB offers clients the chance to spend the night with 35 sharks in Paris. Not for the faint-hearted, the sharkbait bedroom at Aquarium de Paris is surrounded by a 360-degree transparent wall in a 3-million-liter tank of water, giving guests a full “shark experience.”

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The circular bedroom sleeps two and offers panoramic views of a 10-meter-deep tank and its 35 inhabitants, swimming around in water.

For those who would love such adrenaline-pumping adventure, good news: three lucky winners and their guests have been given the opportunity to stay in the room for a night, with a tank-side tour and a meal at the aquarium.

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The experience intends to set the record straight regarding the feared and “misunderstood” creatures, as well as emphasizing the importance of their population to the marine ecosystem.

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Shark environmentalist Fred Buyle, who also happens to be the host, will enlighten guests with facts about these fascinating creatures.

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There are a few rules to be followed regarding the stay at the sharkbait bedroom: photography is banned after dark; no sleep-swimming is allowed; feet and hands are to be kept inside the bedroom at all times; and in case you can’t sleep, count sharks, because sheep can’t swim.

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