It’s summertime, which means people everywhere are off to enjoy beach resorts all over the world. But why settle for a room beside the water when you could get a room over the water? We’ve rounded up the most stunning overwater bungalows you can rent from all over the world — the only thing left for you to do is book your plane ticket!
These overwater bungalows are going to give you some serious travel envy
Punta Caracol Acqua-Lodge, PanamaThe Overwater Suites at Punta Caracol Acqua-Lodge will give guests a true seaside adventure experience. Not only do you get incredible views of the bay, but you also get direct access to the crystal clear water surrounding you.
Get rates and rental info.Punta Caracol Acqua-Lodge
Diamonds Thudufushi, MaldivesThe elegant and contemporary Water Villas at Diamonds Thudufushi will have you vacationing in style. Each villa features a private hydromassage Jacuzzi, a spacious living room and access to the emerald waters of the surrounding lagoon.
Get rates and rental info.@diamonds_thudufushi/Instagram
Club Med Finolhu Villas, MaldivesThe Club Med Finolhu Villas are trulythe epitome of luxury -- exceptional amenities, a personal plunge pool, a staircase that descends into the ocean and even your own butler that caters to your each and every need.
Get rates and rental info.@clubmedfinolhu/Instagram
COMO Cocoa Island, MaldivesWho doesn't want to float over the dazzling shores of the Maldives? Featuring a Balinese day-bed, a large seating area and a private terrace overlooking a lagoon, the unique Dhoni Suites at COMO Cocoa Island Resort will make you feel like you're right at home while at sea.
Get rates and rental info.COMO Cocoa Island
The FloatHouse River Kwai, ThailandThere are more places you can go to get a dreamy getaway than just down south -- The FloatHouse River Kwai is a beautiful boutique resort in the middle of Thailand's thick, green jungle. The only way to reach the resort is by boat, as each Floating Villa really is floating on the river!
Get rates and rental info.@thefloathouseriverkwai/Instagram
Conrad Bora Bora Nui, French PolynesiaConrad Bora Bora Nui's lavish two-story Presidential Overwater Villa has it all – stunning lagoon views, a fully-stocked outdoor bar, a personal whirlpool, a sauna and a sundeck. What more could you ask for in an exquisite island getaway?
Get rates and rental info.Conrad Bora Bora Nui
Rosewood Mayakoba, MexicoNestled among the mangroves, the Deluxe Overwater Lagoon Suite at Rosewood Mayakoba makes for the ultimate luxurious vacation. With an outdoor garden shower, private walk-in closet, and an ultra-modern terrace to lounge in, this stylish suite is perfect for romantic honeymoons.
Get rates and rental info.Rosewood Mayakoba/Instagram
Vahine Island Private Island Resort, French PolynesiaOn top of having access to your very own lagoon canoe at the Vahine Island Private Island Resort, each Overwater Bungalow has its own "aquarium table" that allows you to actually feed the fish swimming beneath you.
Get rates and rental info.Paolo Gamba/Flickr
Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa, MaldivesIf you want a more secluded experience, the Park Water Villa at the Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa is the place for you. In addition to your own private deck and sunbeds, each villa has individual access to the coral reef beneath the lagoon.
Get rates and rental info.Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa
Likuliku Lagoon Resort, FijiFiji's Likuliku Lagoon Resort is the perfect tropical oasis for the real island enthusiasts out there. Each bungalow sits atop the vibrant coral reef, features traditional architectural and uses local materials.
Get rates and rental info.Likuliku Lagoon Resort
Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, French PolynesiaOverlooking the majestic Mount Otemanu and perched above Bora Bora's breathtaking turquoise lagoon, the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora Water Villa is ideal for both families and couples alike looking for a true island getaway.
Get rates and rental info.Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora