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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 – Maldives

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. No, this resort isn’t all-inclusive, but if you’re looking for all-inclusive resorts in the Maldives, these are some of our top picks.

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

2. Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora – French Polynesia

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 – Maldives 

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. Kanuhura Resort is located on its own island—as are all resorts in the Maldives. (Mind blown? Here are some other things you probably didn’t know about the Maldives).

InterContinental Moorea Resort and Spa in French Polynesia

4. InterContinental Moorea Resort and Spa – French Polynesia

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 in Orlando, Florida

5. Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows – Orlando, FL

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.

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