Forget about the miracle of walking on water, there’s something better and more interesting than that: spending your vacation in an overwater bungalow. Just picture this image: a beautiful, serene room just sitting there, suspended over the water, with magnificent views and complete privacy. There are numerous such beautiful bungalows all over the world.
Gili Lankanfushi Maldives.
The Gili Lankanfushi villas can be found in the Maldives, on a lagoon surrounding a coral island. The resort has a total of 45 luxury villas and 7 Crusoe residence only accessible by boat. They are sustainably designed with natural materials and a combination of rustic and modern beauty.
Four Seasons Bora Bora.
The Four Seasons Bora Bora is a resort on the South Pacific. It opened in 2008 and guests can choose to stay in one of the 100 overwater bungalows and 7 beachfront villas. They all have thatched roofs and they’re decorated with indigenous artwork.
Also located in Maldives, this resort offers a series of water bungalows, villas and suites perched above the lagoon. The Velassaru Maldives features a minimalist design and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean.
Dusit Thani Maldives.
Dusit Thani Maldives is a retreat situated next to a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and it offers 100 stunning villas. It also has the largest swimming pool in the Maldives and it’s a tropical paradise.
Fushi Beach & Spa Maldives.
Is a spectacular vacation destination, with a total of 221 accomodations. The guests can choose to stay in one of the beach villas, water villas or retreats. The Fushi Beach villas are built on stilts and they offer the most beautiful and unobstructed views.
Olhuevi Resort Maldive.
The Olhuevi Resort is located on the tip of South Make Atoll, in the Maldives and it has 164 rooms and villas featuring a combination of traditional and contemporary architecture. The Jacuzzi villas are the most interesting, built on stilts, they offer privacy and magnificent views.
The Residence Hotels.
The Residence Hotels can be found at the end of the Gaafu Alfu Atoll, in the Maldives. It offers 94 overwater bungalows and beach villas with large decks and lounge areas. Guests can enjoy a selection of activities such as diving, fishing but also more relaxing options such as yoga or meditation.
W Retreat & Spa.
Situated in the North Ari Atoll, also in the Maldives, the W Retreat & Spa is a luxurious and sophisticated vacation destination. Guests can choose between the overwater Ocean Oasis or the Beach Oasis.
Vilu Reef Beach & Spa Resort, Maldives.
The Vilu Reef Beach & Spa Resort can be found on Nilandhe Atoll in the Maldives and it offers 121 rooms with views of the lagoon and the reef. They are sit over the ocean. The presidential suite is at the far end of the resort where it can benefit from privacy and panoramic views.
Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives.
The Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives is an exclusive 5-star retreat which spreads along the beach and the lagoon. It features 64 villas or overwater bungalows, all with beautiful views of the ocean and elegant designs featuring natural tones and textures.
Constance Halaveli Maldives.
In Alifu Alifu Atoll there’s a magnificent resort called Constance Halaveli Maldives. It offers its guests a series of exquisite overwater cabins with simple but luxurious designs. This place isa secluded oasis, perfect for those seeking peace and privacy.
Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora.
Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora is an amazing romantic destination perfect for honeymooners. The resort is located at the heart of the tropical gardens and close to the only public beach on Bora Bora. It’s the perfect destination for those seeking beachfront accommodation.
Le Meridien Bora Bora.
Le Meridien Bora Bora is another stunning resort, renovated in 2010-2011 and now featuring a mix of contemporary and classical beauty. It offers a combination of bungalows and villas featuring glass floors and amazing views.
Pearl Beach Resort & Spa.
The Pearl Beach Resort & Spa offers 80 overwater bungalows as well as three restaurants, 2 bars and a diving center. It’s an idyllic destination and a great choice for romantic couples, families and friends.
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort.
The Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort is a luxury hotel surrounded by tropical landscape. It offers Polynesian style bungalows built of natural materials and inspired by the surroundings. The bungalows are perched atop the lagoon and feature in-floor viewing platforms.
Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa .
Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa sits between two bays on the island of Moorea. It offers beautiful views of the beach and gardens as well as of the ocean. Guests can stay in overwater bungalows and they can also visit the overwater Toatea Bar and the spa.
Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa.
Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa opened in July 2002 and has been a prime tropical estinatination ever since. Located on the secluded Motu Tautau islet, the resort offers 57 suites and villas inspired by traditional Polynesian architecture.