Overwater bungalows offer a unique way to enjoy tropical locations. Resorts around the world offer a variety of stays, from tranquil to modern.
Overwater bungalows offer stunning views of the ocean. Whether you are looking for a romantic honeymoon or a family retreat, read below to decide on the best overwater bungalow in the world.
Soneva Jani is a tranquil sanctuary in the Maldives. This luxury all-inclusive resort features villas with one to four bedrooms. Each villa has a private pool and retractable roof. Enjoy rare, unforgettable experiences at Soneva Jani, from family fun to couples’ romance. The all-inclusive stays include unlimited drinks, dining experience, and spa treatments.
- All-inclusive stays include experiences and spa treatments
- Private Pools in each villa
- Private water slides
Location: Anambas Archipelago
Bawah Reserve has been deemed “paradise” by World Travel Magazine. Guests can dive right into the ocean from their private verandah. These overwater bungalows offer luxury seclusion and panoramic views. Bawah Reserve offers water and land activities. The staff is ready to help turn any stay into a romantic getaway, offering assistance with proposals, anniversaries, or weddings.
- Air-conditioned bedrooms
- Four unique dining options
- Provides all toiletries, including sunscreen and bug repellant
Location: Tahiti, French Polynesia
Le Tikehau Resort is Each Bungalow offers a private deck to enjoy a view of the lagoon. The bungalows feature a TV, a glass floor, and a safe. There is a full-service spa available to enhance your relaxation. Some bungalows have direct lagoon access. The bar and restaurant offer exquisite island cuisine.
- Outdoor sports equipment provided
- Outdoor pool
- Pink sand
Sandals Royal Caribbean
Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Sandals Royal Caribbean is a luxury 5-star resort. The overwater bungalows are full of amenities to make your stay relaxing. The all-inclusive resort includes 24-hour room service, free airport transfers, and access to other Sandals resorts nearby. Each room has all the modern conveniences like air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. You can rent a bungalow with a private infinity pool if you want to upgrade.
- Overwater hammocks
- 9 Restaurants on site
- All activities and entertainment included
Conrad Bora Bora Nui
Location: Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Conrad Bora Bora has several options for overwater bungalow stays. Room features may include hammocks, a private infinity pool, lagoon views, and/or retractable windows. All bungalows feature a mini bar, bluetooth speaker, and HDTV. Conrad Bora Bora has five on-site restaurants. The resort also has an outdoor pool and fitness center. Both land and water activities are available to book through the resort.
- Ahi Ma’a feast (selection of meat, seafood, and vegetables cooked for up to 12 hours in the underground oven made from coconut leaves and rocks)
- In-room spa treatments available
- Access to a private island
Location: Moorea, French Polynesia
Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort is an eco-friendly hotel featuring overwater bungalow stays. They have the only overwater restaurant in Moorea Lagoon. Each bungalow has a private sun deck for sunbathing, relaxing and enjoying the view. The resort has a tour desk to help guests book activities and tours. Sweeten your stay by upgrading to include breakfast or other amenities.
- Overwater restaurant
- Rainshower and clawfoot tub
- Direct Lagoon access
Waldorf Astoria Maldives is a luxury resort for groups of all sizes. They offer a variety of overwater bungalows, including a private island for up to 15 people. The overwater bungalows feature elegant amenities: comfortable sofas, state-of-the-art sound systems, and 65-inch TVs. Some bungalows have private pools, hot tubs, and lagoon access. These spacious accommodations will make you feel at home. The Waldorf Astoria Maldives has 11 restaurants on-site, with options for every taste. This family-friendly resort has kids clubs for younger guests. The concierge is available to book ocean activities at the resort.
- 11 restaurants
- Kids club for younger guests
- Glass bottom boat tours available