8 of the Most Gorgeous Overwater Bungalows in Asia

8 of the Most Gorgeous Overwater Bungalows in Asia
November 02 03:54 2017 Print This Article

Fancy a vacation in paradise where you can dive from your room into the deep blue ocean? You won’t want to miss these gorgeous overwater bungalows in Asia!


1. Overwater Bungalows in Asia: Telunas Resorts, Indonesia

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Image credit: Telunas Resorts 

Tucked away in the Riau Islands of Indonesia, Telunas Resorts offers a getaway of your dreams. Experience a healing vacation away from the stresses of the city on their private island or in their beach resort on Sugi Island, a ferry ride from Batam. With their facilities built entirely over the crystal clear waters, enjoy your stay at one of their villas surrounded by the jungle and the sea. If you’re lucky, you might even catch sight of wildlife like sea otters and pink dolphins.

If you’re thinking of heading to Indonesia make sure you save one of our many itineraries.

Rates start at SG$250 for a room on the private island and SG$110 for a chalet at the resort. View more photos and availability on HotelsCombined for the resort or through their website for the private island.

Address: Pulau Sugi, Mentangun, Moro, Kabupaten Karimun, Kepulauan Riau 29462, Indonesia

2. Overwater Bungalows in Asia: Anantara The Palm, Dubai

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Image credit: Anantara The Palm Dubai

Situated over the waters of the Arabian Gulf, The Palm Dubai is a luxurious vacation spot that’s the first of its kind in the Middle East. Wake up to the sound of the waves, get a breakfast in bed, and admire the waters directly through the glass panel on the floor. Don’t miss chilling at the infinity pool, setting foot on the soft sand, and having a private dining experience on the villa deck.

Rates start at SG$600. View more photos and availability on HotelsCombined or Agoda.

Address: Crescent Road, The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

3. Overwater Bungalows in Asia: Cinnamon Dhonveli, Maldives

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The Maldives conjures up images of turquoise waters, colourful fish, and sandy beaches. Thinking of booking a trip there? An overwater villa at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives would fulfil your dreams of a picture perfect getaway on this famed island. Just about half an hour away from the capital, Male, this private island resort offers a prime surfing spot, international buffets and a gorgeous stretch of beach.

Rates start at SG$335. View more photos and availability on HotelsCombined or Agoda.

Address: Male North Harbour, Boduthakurufaanu Magu, Malé, Maldives

One more option for a romantic island escape is the volcanic island off the coast of Africa, Mauritius. Click here for a full itinerary.

4. Overwater Bungalows in Asia: Avani Sepang Goldcoast Resort, Malaysia

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Image credit: Avani Sepang

The Avani Sepang Goldcoast Resort is known to provide a more budget-friendly version of a Maldives getaway, with overwater villas and turquoise waters underneath. Unlike the Maldives resort, you won’t be able to dive directly into the waters. But you can still relax over the most beautiful azure ocean while enjoying the natural scenery and astounding sunsets. This resort offers a relaxing vacation at an affordable price.

Rates start at SG$135. View more photos and availability on HotelsCombined or Agoda.

Address: Bagan Lalang, 43950 Sungai Pelek, Selangor, Malaysia

If you need a quick escape close to Singapore, try Tioman for a perfect escape.

5. Overwater Bungalows in Asia: Pulo Cinta, Indonesia

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Image credit: Pulo Cinta Facebook

From an aerial view, Pulo Cinta’s villas are connected in a heart shape, reflecting the island’s history as a secret romantic escape for a pair of star crossed lovers during wartime. Today, you can book a stay at their romantic resort with your loved one, and spend quality time under the stars. And if you’re seeking some adventure, the islands of Boalemo and the Tomini Gulf offer exotic aquatic biodiversity and lush forests.

Rates start at SG$350. View more photos and availability on HotelsCombined.

Address: Patoameme, Botumoito, Kabupaten Boalemo, Gorontalo, Indonesia

Read this article for another romantic Indonesian escape to the Gili Islands. 

6. Overwater Bungalows in Asia: Huma Island Resort, Philippines

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Image credit: Huma Island Resort

Nestled on a remote private island in the Sulu Sea, this luxuriously chic resort has stilted rooms as well as those with direct beach access. Not only are some of the rooms over the water, but the spa boasts a glass floor where you can watch the fishes go by while the masseuse unties those knots. There are Italian and poolside dining options as well with the wine and cheese bar located directly on the beach sand.

Rates start at SG$580. View more photos and availability on HotelsCombined or Agoda.

Address: Diciligan Island, Busuanga, Palawan, Philippines

7. Overwater Bungalows in Asia: Song Saa, Bawah, Cambodia

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Image credit: Song Saa

Not only is Song Saa a true reflection of Cambodia’s natural beauty, it also displays the Cambodian character of social and community development. When you stay at this luxurious resort on the shores of Bawah Island you can also rest assure that The Song Saa Foundation is promoting economic development for the local community while protecting the environment. Song Saa is perfect for honeymooners, even the name which is translated to “sweethearts” will testify to this fact. Relax in the outdoor spa after some morning yoga. Stay in the spacious villas that are made from reclaimed timber and while you glide in your very own pool. You can even book the entire island all to yourself!

Rates start at SG$2,100. View more photos and availability on HotelsCombined or Agoda.

If you’re heading to Cambodia, you might want to take a look at our Siem Reap or Wild East, or Phnom Penh guides. Here’s what to eat if you do end up in Siem Reap!

8. Overwater Bungalows in Asia: Misool Eco Resort

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Image credit: Misool

The tropical hideaway of Misool Eco Resort is located on one of the remote, uninhabited islands of Raja Ampat in Indonesia, known for its breathtaking and otherworldly beauty. You will be one of only 40 guests on the island and with a staff-to-guest ratio of 4:1 you can expect world class service. Picture the perfect image of white-sand beaches and azure ocean covering tropical corals and you know you’re imagining Misool. Dive in from your stilted room into a world of biodiversity like no other.

Rates start at SG$3,800 for a week in peak season. View more photos and availability on their website.

Address: Misool, Lilinta, West Misool, Raja Ampat Regency, West Papua, Indonesia


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