OCEAN DOME ~
This is for all of you who love the beach.
Here's another nice piece of engineering and construction
This time the location is JAPAN
Here's the exterior shot
of the building.
Note the surrounding area. Mountains, sea shore,
golf course, residential area.
What do you think is inside this building
Ah So ........ it's Ocean Dome
When the roof is closed, you still get blue sky &
puffy white clouds
The roof is retractable ...
... So the SURF'S UP ... rain or shine
Imagine a beach where the sky is always blue, it's never too cold,
the water isn't filled with salt and pollution, and the surf is always
Welcome to Ocean Dome, the worlds only indoor beach.
Ocean Dome has its own flame-spitting volcano, crushed white marble sand
boasts the worlds largest retractable roof, providing a permanently blue
Temperature, wind and humidity are closely controlled to provide an
seaside experience. Every hour, the volcano erupts and the high
machines start up, starting a few minutes of sanitized surfing.
Entrance cost is US$ 50 per person, which seems especially expensive
that there is a free natural beach only 300 metres away !