Overwater accommodations have become a thing, with style on many travelers‘ bucket lists.
Luckily, there are many spread out across the globe, so people can go far or near if they want.
Four Seasons Bora Bora
The location is one of the most-talked-about tourist spots, the Four Seasons Resort in Bora Bora provides guests with 5-star luxury from start to end. It has unmatched views of the Pacific Ocean and top-of-the-line service. The resort has 100 villas anchored on the lagoon side with majestic views over Mount Otemanu.
All the villas are set just above the crystal clear lagoon and were designed by local architecture to offer a mix of traditional Polynesian details and modern luxury accommodation.
Guests can watch the sunset on their furnished deck or treat themselves to a couples massage at the luxurious spa.
Velassaru Maldives Resort
Once you leave the airport, it is a short speedboat ride to the Maldives’ five-star resort, Velassaru. The accommodation is centered in gardens and surrounded by crystal clear water. Each overwater bungalow has a contemporary flair and a lagoon view. Guests are provided their own in-room wine chiller, a bathtub that overlooks the water, and a home theater system that connects to Bluetooth.
The location also offers many excursions and water activities, like snorkeling and fishing at sunset.
Sandals Royal Caribbean Jamaica
The Sandals Royal is on a private island in Jamaica and offers high-end tropical accommodation surrounded by pristine waters.
It is the perfect destination for honeymooners. There are 25 bungalows spread out along the resort, and what’s even more unique is that the bungalows are configured in the shape of a heart.
Each over-the-water bungalow provides 24-hour butler service and has huge terraces with wooden sun loungers. And one popular feature is see-through glass floors to make it seem like you’re floating above the Caribbean waters.
Guests can enjoy a wide range of amenities, including floating hammocks, soaking bathtubs (that fit two), king-size beds, and outdoor showers. If you want to turn it up a notch, guests can book a villa with a private infinity pool.
Another perk is the tropical cocktails offered at the 360-degrees rooftop bar.
Located on the private island of Motu Tu Vahine, the Vahine Island Resort gives the ultimate island fantasy. Consider the resort exclusive; it has only nine beachfront and overwater bungalows, which guarantees guest serenity, comfort, and intimacy, Luxury Hotel says.
The overwater bungalows sit within the blue lagoon and have great amenities, like an aquarium table, so guests can watch the rare tropical fishes that swim below. The bungalows are equipped with hammocks that overlook the blue lagoon.
Visitors are encouraged to book a spa day at the resort’s open-air massage room.
Laucala Island, Fiji
If you can splurge, why not do so at the ultimate millionaire’s hideaway, Laucala Island? The location is well-known for its 25 luxurious overwater accommodations.
Each villa has a private pool, mini bar, flat TV screen, Wi-fi, and outdoor shower.
And if at your beck and call is what you want, each villa comes with 16 staff members, so the service is sure to be superb. The private pools have been labeled as some of the best in the world due to their glass-edged walls that allow guests to see the surroundings.
And if food is your calling, try out the Australian star chef Anthony Healy’s dishes offered at the resort.
Palafitos at El Dorado Maroma Riviera Maya, Mexico
Located on one of the world’s top ten beaches, this resort offers guests the opportunity to indulge in the beauty of Maroma Beach. El Dorado resort has both secluded and luxurious overwater villas and combines traditional and contemporary accommodation over crystal clear pristine waters.
These bungalows give a new meaning of luxury with the glass bottom floors and direct access to the ocean. Guests can relax in the indoor whirlpool made for two or enjoy mesmerizing views from their private deck.
The resort encourages guests to catch the sunrise from the private infinity pool or while showering in the “Aguas del Amour” open-air shower.
Which one would you choose?