Introducing the Tropical Islands Resort in a snow-covered hangar in Germany
You'd be forgiven for thinking this white-sand paradise was in some far-flung exotic destination. But you'd be wrong.
Because this holiday idyll is actually an indoor resort found in a snow-covered former Soviet military air base in Krausnick, Germany.
The Tropical Islands Resort occupies a hangar built originally to house airships designed to haul long-distance cargo - but is now a haven for winter-weary Germans.
It offers visitors a tropical getaway complete with exotic flora and fauna, a beach, lagoon, restaurants, water slide, evening shows, sauna, adventure park and overnights stays ranging from rudimentary to luxury.
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