Overwater bungalows are the epitome of luxury travel. For globetrotters with an insatiable desire to explore the world’s most exquisite destinations, indulging in the allure of overwater bungalows is the best way to enjoy an epic beach getaway. Revered for their enchanting ambiance and breathtaking views, these romantic getaways have secured a coveted spot on the bucket lists of countless travellers.
Thankfully, you don’t have to travel to the far corners of the South Pacific to turn this dream into a reality. The Caribbean boasts a handful of luxurious overwater bungalows perfect for your next tropical adventure.
Belize: Thatch Caye, a Muy’Ono Resort
Nestled on a secluded private island away from the mainland, Thatch Caye, a Muy’Ono Resort, is home to 15 of Belize’s finest overwater bungalows. The premier overwater bungalows include private decks, hammocks, and a natural saltwater swimming pool. Beyond the dreamy bungalows, guests are treated to an all-inclusive experience with beachfront dining options, bike rentals, and a variety of thrilling onsite activities such as sailing and fishing.
What sets Thatch Caye apart is its close proximity to the Belize Barrier Reef, the second-largest coral reef in the world, making snorkelling an absolute must for visitors.
Mexico: Palafitos-Overwater Bungalows
Whether you’re travelling in a group or simply enjoy spacious accommodations, the two-bedroom private presidential bungalow in Palafitos is the perfect choice. With a primary suite and an additional bedroom with two double beds, these bungalows comfortably accommodate up to four people. Enjoy unobstructed views of the ocean from the prime location at the end of your dock, where you’ll also have access to a private pool and a rest net suspended above the turquoise sea, providing the perfect setting for relaxation and serenity.
The overwater bungalows also come with dedicated butler service, ensuring that your every need is taken care of. With the added amenities of a private pool and a rest net overlooking the mesmerizing waters, this exclusive Riveria Maya getaway promises an unparalleled experience of rest and relaxation for all travellers.
Aruba: Aruba Ocean Villas
Discover an unparalleled luxury beach holiday at Aruba Ocean Villas, where the island’s unique spirit comes alive in this locally owned and operated resort. Exclusively catering to adults aged 21 and up, this resort sets itself apart as the only one in Aruba, offering both overwater bungalows and authentic beach bungalows.
Step into a world of luxury and adventure as you choose from seven meticulously designed overwater villas, each promising an immersive and unforgettable vacation. Each overwater bungalow includes king-size beds, an open-air living room, a private pool and an air-conditioned bedroom cabana.
For an extraordinary stay, The Owner’s Estate awaits just 5 minutes away from the main property, a perfect retreat for large groups. Experience the seamless blend of indoor and outdoor living with four beds, 3.5 baths, a spacious overwater deck, and a fully equipped kitchen, accommodating up to 8 people. Surrender to the ever-changing ocean, where crashing waves and golden sunsets provide a soothing symphony, adding to the blissful ambiance of your stay.
Jamaica: Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay
When it comes to adults-only all-inclusive resorts, one name stands out above the rest: Sandals. Renowned for its excellence, Sandals offers an unforgettable vacation experience against the backdrop of the Caribbean’s most stunning beaches. Book the Over the Water Private Island Butler Villa with Infinity Pool at Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay, Jamaica, for the ultimate luxurious beach holiday.
These stunning over-the-water villas off the resort’s private island provide a unique and immersive connection with the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy floating water hammocks and private glass floors, allowing you to witness the beauty of the turquoise waters and vibrant marine life. Travellers can indulge in the breathtaking views from their private infinity pool, complete with an outdoor shower, while benefiting from dedicated butler service for an extra touch of luxury.
Antigua: Royalton Antigua
Indulge in an extraordinary vacation at one of Royalton Antigua‘s six exclusive overwater bungalows. From the instant you set foot on this private beach resort paradise, guests will indulge in top-tier luxury hospitality. The resort’s overwater bungalows are a haven of relaxation, featuring an overwater hammock, a king-size bed, an in-suite jacuzzi, and a stunning swim-out infinity plunge pool. With a dedicated butler attending to every detail, you can unwind and fully immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of Antigua.