• Christy Borjes

All-Inclusive Over-the-Water Bungalows in Mexico & the Caribbean

If you are dreaming about the perfect honeymoon or perhaps a once in a lifetime romantic vacation with your sweetheart, visions of crystal clear tropical water and thatched roof over-the-water bungalows may come to mind. Although exotic destinations such as Bora Bora or the Maldives are known for this type of vacation, there is simply no reason to travel that far away. Recently, upscale all-inclusive resort chains in the Caribbean and Mexico have introduced brand new over the water bungalows that offer the ultimate in luxurious accommodations much closer to home.

So where can you find these accommodations? Detailed below are 5 incredible all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico offering over-the-water bungalows:

1. Sandals Grande St Lucian: (St Lucia)

The over-the-water bungalows at Sandals Grande St. Lucian feature a tranquility soaking tub for two, an over the water hammock, sun deck with swim-up platform, and "sea-through" glass floors. The décor is a mix of modern luxury with exotic palapa-style architecture. Best of all, guests have access to Sandals Butler Elite service and 24-hour room service.

2. Sandals Royal Caribbean: (Montego Bay, Jamaica)

The innovative and luxurious over-the-water villas at Sandals Royal Caribbean are suspended above turquoise waters and feature see-through glass floors for ocean viewing, a tranquility soaking tub, an over the water hammock for two and a private infinity pool. These rooms also come with a personal butler and water taxi service to the resort.

3. Sandals South Coast: (Jamaica)

Sandals South Coast offers exotic, thatched roof, palapa-style bungalows with every modern luxury. These lavish bungalows are perched above the Caribbean Sean and offer a secluded oasis of refinement including sea-through glass floors so you can view the marine life below, signature tranquility soaking tubs, an outdoor shower, a romantic over-the-water hammock for two, a suspended patio with swim platform, and personalized butler service.

4. El Dorado Maroma: (Riviera Maya, Mexico)

El Dorado Maroma offers the first and only over-the-water bungalows in Mexico and are situated right off the pristine white sands of Maroma Beach in beautiful Riviera Maya Mexico. Guests experience breathtaking ocean views and magnificent décor. Luxury features include glass bottom floors, direct ladder access to the ocean, a private infinity pool, a spacious terrace with wooden lounge chairs, Aguas del Amor outdoor showers, a personal Jacuzzi® for two, and other top-of-the line amenities.

5. Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa: (Antigua)

The brand new Chairman Overwater Bungalows are situated on the scenic shores of Deep Bay, and boast picture-perfect views of the Caribbean Sea. The spacious accommodations offer the highest level of luxury with anticipatory service offerings, ideal for discerning travelers in search of the ultimate luxury getaway. The bungalows include one master bedroom with a king-sized bed, seating area, dining room, swim-out infinity plunge pool, over-water hammock and glass floors to enjoy the ocean life below. 

If you are serious about staying in an over-the-water bungalow, please keep in mind that you should book early, at least a year in advance or more. These accommodations are wildly popular and sell out fast. Also, make sure to save up, these luxury accommodations are not cheap and average roughly $1500 - $2500 per couple per night.

I hope you have enjoyed learning about over-the-water bungalows available in Mexico and the Caribbean! If you would like a seasoned travel agent to help with your travel plans, please contact me by clicking here, or email christy@tropicaltravelboutique.com. My service is completely free and I never charge any fees. I look forward to talking to you!

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