Moorea overwater bungalow for US$512 per night in December
Since half the world wants to head to the Tropics in December or January, it isn't easy to find bargains during this period. However, as long as you don't need to go on Christmas week, there are still some promotions worth considering.
Right now you can book one of the better overwater resorts in Moorea for US$512 per night for their standard overwater bungalows, and only US$535 per night for their Premium overwater bungalows. The Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa has a reputation for feeling like Paradise for first-time guests, and reviews are almost all 5 stars across the board.
An Overwater Bungalow at the Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa for US$512 per night for two people including breakfast daily. A Premium Overwater Bungalows is only US$535 per night as part of this same promotion.
These prices are for available dates in December only on Hotels.com, which is offering 40% the normal price for a limited time. There is no minimum stay required to qualify for these rates, but they are only available as bookings allow so it's best to check your dates on the Hotels.com page for the Moorea Pearl Resort.
5-star amenities at a 4-star price
The overwater bungalows at the Moorea Pearl Resort are over 500 square feet, making them almost double the size of a typical city hotel room. They are also filled with high-end amenities like flat-screen TV with DVD player, premium bedding, and an iPod docking station so you can create your own mood from the moment you first walk in the door.
Of course you also get a glass floor cutout so you can watch the sea life directly below your overwater bungalow, even at night. The highlight, however, is on the outside, with the large private terrace with sun loungers and stairs that lead directly down into the clear lagoon below.
Great activities and a luxury spa
The diving in the South Pacific is some of the best in the world, and of course the Moorea Pearl has an on-site dive center in addition to free use of snorkeling gear for all guests. They also have an infinity pool plus a variety of other water activities in addition to volleyball and table tennis.
The spa at the Moorea Pearl is in the traditional Polynesian style, with a steam bath, 3 massage tables, a special pool for aquatic massages, and a rain shower room. It's also one of the more affordable spas among the luxury resorts on the island, so those watching their budgets can still afford a treatment or two without breaking the bank.