You Can Rent This Floating Party Pod That Can Sail Around the World With 12 People

Kelly Allen
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Photo credit: @ _anthenea_/Instagram
Photo credit: @ _anthenea_/Instagram

From Prevention

More people are looking for remote getaways lately — like a stay in an old-school covered wagon or sleeping in a truck camper in the woods. Another option to consider? An eco-friendly floating pod that can sail around the world.

Anthénea is a luxury, floating hotel suite and a water-based mobile home. It’s designed by architect Jean-Michel Ducancelle, whose inspiration for the vessel came from James Bond’s floating pod in the 1977 film The Spy Who Loved Me.

The floating habitat runs off of solar energy and releases clean water back into the ocean using black and gray water stations. It uses sand screw anchoring to avoid any damage to the underwater ecosystem and environment. Inside, the dome-shaped vessel offers 360-views of the ocean. The bedroom includes an extra large round bed with an overflow round bathtub that can be filled with sea or freshwater. There’s also a small living area with kitchen necessities and fiberglass windows that allow you to see into the ocean. On top, the pod has an open, outdoor seating area that accommodates up to 12 people.

If you’re looking to stay a few nights, the pods exist on Côte de Granit Rose (aka the Pink Granite Coast) in Brittany, France. If you want to buy one to live in or as a second home, you can do that as well — and even request customizations to your pod. The pods are designed to sail so that owners can travel to different destinations. For pricing and more details, head to the company’s website.


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