Some of the most appreciated living spaces can be found within natural environments. Surely, when you think about resorts, you think about the most luxurious accommodations that money can buy. When exploring the best overwater resorts we often are tempted by the best of the best, but of course you have to be able to afford it, right? So, with that in mind, wouldn’t you be able to try out something cheaper, yet equally luxurious? Check out these 10 affordable bungalows and take some notes.
10. AVANI Sepang Goldcoast Resort, Malaysia
The AVANI resort in Malaysia offers amazing views over the water and beautiful rooms. The cheapest fairs are around US$147 and US$163, but the downside to this resort is that it is very difficult to get back into the main region of Malaysia. The best time to go is around February all the way to August, as this is considered the dry seasons.
9. InterContinental Resort, Tahiti
This beautiful resort in Tahiti has incredible views out over the water, and has a great backdrop of palm trees and other spectacular greenery. During the low season you can expect to pay US$409 and in the high season expect around US$469. The best time to visit Tahiti is around May to October.
8. Raiatea Hawaiki Nui Hotel, Bora Bora
Located near to Tahiti and Bora Bora, this hotel has superb views. The resort is by no means fancy; however the rooms are clean and comfortable and offer anything you need. Expect to pay around US$411 yearly. The best time to visit is around May to October.
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7. Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach resort
The Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort offers beautiful overwater bungalows for a relatively low price. You have to get in early though, as prices vary largely during the high and low seasons. Peak seasons are May to October.
6. Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort
The Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort boasts 24 overwater bungalows with two different room options. No matter what room you get expect lots of 4-star services and luxury and great views over the light blue waters. In the low season expect to pay around US$394 with a high season starting at US$620.
5. Meeru Island Resort and Spa, Maldives
Tthe Maldives has the best of the best in overwater living. With 106 villas over the water this resort is the second largest overwater resort complex and has luxury to match. Each villa is a size easily comfortable for the average traveller and there are more than enough restaurants to satisfy your hunger while you explore the area.
4. CoCo View Resort
Honduras has beautiful views over the sea with seas best suited to adventurous divers. This overwater bungalow get away is perfect for adventure seekers with a passion for diving. Bundle packages with this resort gets you access to scuba-diving gear, two boat journeys a day and unlimited shore diving.
3. St. George’s Caye Resort
The St. George’s Caye Resort is a great, cheap way to stay over the water in a cool location. Located on the far Eastern coast of Belize, North of Honduras, this area offers picturesque views over the water for a fraction of the cost of other more expensive areas. The best time to travel being around December through to February.
2. Velidhu Island Resort
The Velidhu Island Resort has got beautiful and incredible views out over the water. In the low season this resort will put you back US$369 and in peak times will be around US$521. The best times to travel are around May to October.
1. Te Tiare Beach Resort
The Te Tiare Beach Resort is only rated at 3 stars. The bungalows are spacious and overlook a serene and very clam lagoon in the South Pacific. During the low season expect to pay around US$359 and during peak times a slight increase to US$383.