Everything you want to know about overwater bungalows

What are Overwater Bungalows?

An overwater bungalow is a luxury accommodation built on stilts over the water. A hotel room is that: They are located over water, typically showcasing a tranquil view. You can find these in many locations worldwide (such as Fiji, Indonesia, India).

What are the Benefits of Staying in One?

The benefits of staying in an overwater bungalow are many. These bungalows, built above water, have unique views, as well as plenty of space to relax in. Some people even say that these accommodations make you feel like royalty because they’re so lavish!

Why Should You Consider Overwater Bungalows?

Every person should experience a luxury overwater bungalow at least once in their lifetime. The benefits of doing so are many; one thing is for sure: you won’t find any other place with the stunning views as those found from these amazing accommodations.

Which Hotels Have Overwater Bungalows?

Currently, there are around 225 overwater resorts worldwide as of mid-2020, with more than 8,300 total overwater villas.

Why Are They so Expensive?

Overwater bungalows are notorious for being expensive, but why is that the case? For starters, they are considered luxury accommodation and, as such, priced accordingly.

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The Pros of Staying in an Overwater Bungalow


One of the big draws of overwater bungalows is that they feature a window in the floor so you can watch the underwater marine show.

The swim platform is an integral part of the bungalow and one that any kid-at-heart can enjoy.

Stargazing is excellent, with possibly the best sunset views.

The Cons of Staying in an Overwater Bungalow

Some people may prefer more privacy or visit a resort’s amenities without having to step off the property into the water to do so.

The bungalows are generally built in a curvilinear pattern into the ocean, so it’s possible to see other guests in the water and on their balconies.

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