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Not Just for Honeymooners: 5 Overwater Bungalow Resorts for Families

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Not all overwater bungalows are reserved for honeymooners! Your family can stay in a luxurious overwater bungalow at these bucket-list resorts across the globe.

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa in the Maldives.

1. Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa

Book the Deluxe Family Water Villa at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa in the Maldives. The villa accommodates two adults and two children with bunk beds and a king bedroom with a Jacuzzi tub for parents. The villa is also equipped with Playstation, free Wi-Fi and a DVD player — not that you’ll be needing any of those with views this good.

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora.

2. Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

The Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora features one-bedroom overwater bungalows for four guests, and two-room overwater bungalows for up to six guests — perfect for families! Some of the overwater bungalows also feature private plunge pools.

Kanuhura Resort in the Maldives.

3. Kanuhura Resort

The Water Villas at Kanuhura Resort feature an outdoor shower, private sundeck and room for four people. The Maldives resort also features a kids’ club, water sports and a spa.

InterContinental Moorea Resort and Spa.

4. InterContinental Moorea Resort and Spa

The InterContinental Moorea Resort and Spa in French Polynesia offers 49 overwater bungalows for families, each one with a king bed (or twin beds) and pullout sofa bed. Other amenities include both bathtubs and showers and private terraces.

Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows.

5. Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

Who said you had to leave the country for an overwater bungalow experience with the family? A Disney Vacation Club property, Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows features overwater villas with private balconies on Seven Seas Lagoon.