Dubai hotel plans first-of-its-kind indoor tropical rainforest

DUBAI, UAE (KGO) -- Another jaw-dropping mega-project is coming to Dubai -- architects are planning a first-of-its-kind tropical rainforest to be built indoors.

The project will be part of the upcoming Rosemont Five Star Hotel & Residences, under Hilton's luxury independent brand Curio.



PHOTOS: Architects plan new indoor tropical rainforest for Dubai hotel


Architects say the over 75,000 square foot rainforest will include adventure trails, a sandless beach, a splash pool, waterfalls, streams and a rainforest cafe.

There will also be a "prehistoric Jurassic-inspired marsh."
Architects plan to welcome the first's guests in 2018.
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