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German resort fakes sun and sand

Krausnick, Germany - With sandy beaches, azure water and palm trees, it looks like a sun-kissed resort.

Holidaymakers can be seen relaxing in swimming shorts and bikinis. Even the occasional flamingo can be spotted.

The 'resort' is actually built in a hangar on the site of a former Soviet military air base in Krausnick, Germany. Picture: jwyg, flickr.com. Credit: flickr.com

But not everything is as it seems at Tropical Islands.

The “resort” is actually built in a hangar on the site of a former Soviet military air base in Krausnick, Germany.

As this picture shows, the resort contains a beach, a lagoon, water slide and adventure park.

The “resort”, which opened in 2004, has a maximum capacity of 6 000 visitors a day and in its first year attracted 975 000 visitors. – Daily Mail

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