Best Overwater Bungalows in Jamaica

by Billy | Updated: November 23, 2019

Searching for overwater bungalows in Jamaica?

Well, you’ve come to the right place.

It can be a challenging task to decide which resort is the best choice for you. 

So, we’ve done the research and compiled the best Jamaica overwater bungalows.

Check out our overwater bungalow guide which answers every question you’ve ever wondered.

Here’s the short answer…

Are there overwater bungalows in Jamaica?

There are two overwater bungalow resorts in Jamaica, both by Sandals. Sandals Royal Caribbean and Sandals South Coast both have beautiful bungalows, however, they’re not cheap. If you’re looking for a more affordable option, then consider checking out Belize.

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1. Sandals Royal Caribbean

Best for: Honeymooners/Couples
Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica

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Sandals Royal Caribbean

Sandals Royal Caribbean is a diverse mix of culture, with special touches of Britain, the Orient, and Jamaica. 

Influenced by British heritage, a stay at this adults-only resort will allow you to enjoy classic British traditions during the day, like afternoon tea and croquet.

At night, switch it up to attend the glamorous parties and dine at the authentic Thai restaurant. And, of course, you’ll be doing all of this whilst enjoying the beautiful Jamaican waters. 

The overwater bungalows are one-of-a-kind, with different add-ons to choose from.

You can have a glass floor, a soaking tub, and more.

All of the bungalows come with personalized butler service, outdoor shower, and patio with a swim-up platform.

I mean, what else could you possibly ask for?

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2. Sandals South Coast

Best for: Honeymooners/Couples 
Location: Whitehouse, Jamaica

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Sandals South Coast

Sandals isn’t just limited to Montego Bay, they have other overwater bungalows in Jamaica… Sandals South Coast.

You’ll find some of the same amenities and features of the Sandals Royal Caribbean resort, but with a different twist. 

Sandals South Coast is located on a two-mile stretch of Jamaica’s white sand beach in a 500-acre nature preserve. The resort features three European villages, so you can take your pick of unique vacation style based on your preferences. 

Fun fact, Sandals South Coast is home to Jamaica’s largest pool.

As if the natural water wasn’t enough, you can also spend your days by their gigantic pool.

As the sun goes down, head to the bonfires or sushi restaurant to enjoy the rest of your night. This must be what heaven looks like.

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Nearby Bungalows in Belize

Maybe the overwater bungalows in Jamaica aren’t in your budget.

If that’s the case, there are a couple of cheaper overwater bungalows near Jamaica.

Here are three of our favorites. 

3. Thatch Caye

Best for: Families/Couples
Location: Thatch Caye, Belize

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Thatch Caye

For a secluded getaway, head to a private island located off the coast of Belize.

Thatch Caye’s resort is an all-inclusive resort, with a maximum of 30 guests at any time.

Here, you can unfold and spend your days relaxing, partaking in yoga, or sipping a cocktail at the bar. 

Thatch Caye is different from your typical resort feel, as it has everything you need, but only the necessities.

You’ll have a simple vacation here, where your focus is on the great outdoor environment and swimming and sunbathing your worries away.

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4. Little Peter Oasis

Best for: Families/Couples
Location: Belize City, Belize

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Little Peter Oasis

If you’ve always dreamed of a completely private island vacation, look no further. 

Little Peter Oasis comfortably sleeps four, but you’ll have much more space than a small two-bedroom home.

This 3-acre private island comes equipped with a private chef, two caretakers, and all of the sun, sand and water activities you could ever imagine.

You’re welcome to come here on a family vacation, but children must be 10+.

Or, skip the family time and enjoy this slice of paradise with a significant other.

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5. Aruba Ocean Villas

Best for: Families/Couples 
Location: Aruba, Dutch Caribbean

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Aruba Ocean Villas

Aruba, Jamaica, oh I want to take ya to… The Beach Boys got it right with this song.

Last on our list is the pristine Aruba Ocean Villas. This overwater bungalow heaven is the perfect place for those who want to enjoy downtime, but also explore the city. 

Located in Aruba, you can fully take advantage of every amenity this resort has.

Spas, private island tours, ATV tours, wine tastings, and more, no matter the type of vacation you want, you can find it here.

Aruba Ocean Villas is even so diverse in its offerings, you can choose between a variety of lodgings – from overwater bungalows to an off-property villa.

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Now you should have a good idea of the overwater bungalows in Jamaica.

And if you’re willing to travel a bit further, then you have options in Belize & Aruba.