Overwater Bungalow & Holiday Packages

Imagine waking up to the caress of gentle ocean breezes, stepping onto a private deck enveloped by crystal-clear waters. At night, you’re winding down under a blanket of stars while being lulled by the rhythm of the waves. This is the one-of-a-kind overwater bungalow experience. And, to top it off, your private sanctuary is nestled in a world-famous island paradise like Tahiti or the Maldives where unforgettable experiences await.

Enjoy the epitome of comfort and luxury and be just a few steps away from exciting over and underwater activities and close encounters with marine life. Entire Travel Group has curated the best overwater bungalow holiday packages just for you. Craft the beach holiday of a lifetime with our help.

A Guide to Overwater Bungalows

Entire Travel Group has perfected the experience of overwater bungalow holidays. Read our quick guide and find inspiration for your upcoming journey.

Why Stay in Overwater Bungalows?

Staying in an overwater bungalow is a unique and enchanting experience you shouldn’t miss. For one, it offers unparalleled serenity for that ultimate relaxation. Plus, you’re treated to breathtaking scenic views. Since you have direct access to the sea, you get to enjoy immediate snorkelling and swimming opportunities. Overwater bungalow holidays are also the perfect escape for couples seeking intimacy and romance, making them a popular honeymoon option. Moreover, with so many water activities to choose from, these exclusive retreats are great for families as well.

Picking a Destination

Overwater bungalows are the cream of the crop of beach holidays. There’s only a handful of places in the world that offer the full experience. Still, it can be hard to choose a destination. The Maldives’ overwater bungalow resorts are often the top choice, but there are equally stunning options to choose from. For example, overwater bungalows in Fiji are set against lush, tropical landscapes, while a Tahiti overwater bungalow resort combines luxury and the authentic Polynesian charm.

Activities and Excursions in Overwater Resorts

There is no shortage of things to do and places to see while indulging in pure bliss in your overwater bungalow stay. Here are some activities and excursions offered at overwater resorts:

  • Snorkelling and Diving: Explore the vibrant underwater world right at your doorstep. Snorkelling and diving trips can introduce you to colourful coral reefs and a variety of marine life.
  • Sunset Cruises: Enjoy a romantic cruise on tranquil waters, complete with breathtaking sunsets and gentle ocean breezes.
  • Water Sports: Try your hand at kayaking, paddleboarding or windsurfing, all available from your overwater bungalow, for a dose of adventure.
  • Marine Safaris: Embark on guided marine safaris to spot dolphins, turtles, and, if you're lucky, majestic whales in their natural habitat.
  • Island-hopping: Explore nearby islands to experience different cultures, cuisine and landscapes, with the convenience of boat or seaplane transfers.
  • Private Dining: Arrange a romantic dinner on your bungalow deck or a secluded beach, enjoying the freshest seafood and local delicacies.
  • Spa and Wellness: Indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments in the comfort of your bungalow, with the sound of the ocean as your backdrop.
  • Cultural Experiences: Participate in cultural demonstrations and workshops to learn about the local traditions, dances and crafts.
  • Nature Walks: Discover the island's natural beauty with guided nature walks, where you can spot indigenous flora and fauna.
  • Stargazing: With minimal light pollution, overwater bungalows are perfect for stargazing. Consider stargazing excursions or simply gaze up at the night sky from your deck.
  • Fishing: Try your hand at traditional or big-game fishing, with the possibility of catching your own dinner.
  • Beach Picnics: Savour a romantic picnic on a secluded beach, complete with a basket of your favourite treats.

Tips to Make the Most of Your Overwater Bungalow Stay

So now you’ve booked your Tahiti or New Caledonia overwater bungalow, the next step is to make sure you have the perfect holiday plan. Here are a few tips to make your holiday seamless:

  • Plan Ahead: Research and book activities, dining reservations and spa treatments in advance to secure your desired experiences during your stay.
  • Pack Light: Overwater bungalows often have limited storage space, so pack only the essentials to keep your bungalow clutter-free.
  • Protect from the Sun: Sunscreen and sun protection are crucial. The sun's reflection on the water can lead to sunburn, so be prepared.
  • Relax and Unplug: Use this opportunity to disconnect from screens and enjoy the natural beauty and serenity around you.
  • Respect the Environment: Be mindful of the delicate marine ecosystems and follow eco-friendly practices during water activities.

For the past 50 years, Entire Travel has been trusted by thousands to turn their dreams of travel into a reality. As an ATAS accredited, family-owned and operated business, our sole mission is to help people explore the world in a way that's stress-free, luxurious, and within both their budget and timeframe. This includes everything from privately escorted tours to serene overwater bungalows.

Unwind while taking in unforgettable views

For those seeking luxury, what better way to unwind in paradise than in a gorgeous Overwater bungalow? These self-contained apartments are located directly over the water, typically a calm, turquoise lagoon. These bungalows make it possible for you to take in some incredible views every hour of the day. Most even have a section of glass flooring where you watch the marine life below!

Browse overwater bungalows in multiple countries

We currently offer holiday packages with stays in overwater bungalows in multiple countries. This includes our Tahiti overwater bungalows and several others in Fiji and Maldives.

With our excellent customer service and on-ground travel support, you can rest assured knowing that we're here for you, 24/7. No matter which country or travel package you choose, our friendly team is here to take care of the details and ensure that your needs are being met.

Book one of our overwater bungalow holidays

Think you and your partner would enjoy a serene holiday in one of the overwater villas or overwater bungalows on our website? You'll have no trouble finding the perfect destination for both of you when booking your holiday through Entire Travel.

If you have any questions about our tours, packages, destinations, or anything else, please don't hesitate to reach out. You can call us at 0800 855 045 (New Zealand), +61 2 9094 3322, and 1300 380 992 (Australia), or fill out our enquiry form. Our friendly team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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FAQs About Overwater Bungalow Experience

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What is an overwater bungalow?

Overwater bungalows are luxurious resorts constructed over the water, often on stilts, and provide direct access to the surrounding lagoon or ocean. Guests also enjoy privacy and modern comforts within their villas while also enjoying a wealth of amenities available at the main resort.

Where can I find overwater bungalows?

You can find overwater bungalows in premier island destinations around the world, including the Maldives, Tahiti, Fiji and New Caledonia. These stunning locations offer a range of overwater bungalow packages for travellers seeking a luxurious and picturesque escape.

What amenities are typically included in an overwater bungalow?

Overwater bungalows offer a host of amenities. These include private decks with direct water access, glass floors to view marine life, outdoor showers, spacious bathrooms, air conditioning and king-sized beds. Guests can enjoy entertainment options, room service and access to resort amenities like pools, spas, yoga retreats and dining options.

What should I pack for a stay in an overwater bungalow?

When packing for a stay in an overwater bungalow, consider bringing swimwear, sunscreen, comfortable clothing, a good camera, snorkelling gear if you're a fan, and appropriate electrical adapters. Additionally, don't forget any personal items and medications you may need.

Are overwater bungalows suitable for families with children?

Many overwater bungalow packages and deals are often designed with couples and romantic getaways in mind, but some resorts do offer family-friendly options. It's essential to check with the specific resort or accommodation provider regarding their policies and suitability for children. Some resorts have dedicated family overwater bungalows, while others may have age restrictions.

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