Maldives 4-star resort with half board and snorkeling for US$623 per night

Located in the middle of a vast and beautiful ocean, the Maldives serve as one of the world’s most talked about vacation destinations with visitors traveling hundreds and thousands of miles for a chance to stay a few days in this beautiful oasis. Here you’ll find several different types of resorts to choose from, some that operate on an all-inclusive basis, some that are more suited to those seeking a private honeymoon and others yet that pride themselves on being a cheap Maldives resort that offers the famed glass floor.

If you’re looking for a cheaper Maldives resort in the 4-star category that won’t break the bank yet still offers lots of different things to do and see as well as great amenities, then you’ll want to look closely into the Thulhagiri Island Resort. Here you’ll find beautiful rooms and views starting out at only US$623 a night for two people on a half-board basis.

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Moorea 5-star water villas with a glass floor and driving range for US$544 per night

There are many different descriptive words that can be used to describe the South Pacific island of Moorea with perhaps the most popular ones being beautiful, stunning, welcoming and dreamy. These words, along with others, are commonly used due to the island’s reputation of being one of the best islands in the South Pacific to visit for a luxury vacation. Here you’ll find palm trees, seafood galore, white sand beaches and an ocean filled with tropical reefs.

You’ll also find a nice selection of first class resorts, with a few of them offering overwater villas that treat guests like kings and queens. If you’re seeking an overwater resort with rooms starting out at around the US$500 mark, you’ll want to take a good look at the beautiful Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort and Spa. At this particular resort, you’ll find decked out overwater villas starting out at only US$544 per night for two people.

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Maldives 5 star all-inclusive resort with a jacuzzi for two for US$734 per night

An ocean country far removed from it all, the Maldives consist of hundreds of islands in the middle of one of the most productive and beautiful bodies of water on the entire planet. But during a visit here, you’ll not only find bountiful amounts of ocean creatures, both big and small, but islands dotted with palm trees and lined with white sand beaches, friendly locals and a rich culture that welcomes travelers from around the world.

You’ll also find a plethora of beautifully designed and well kept resorts, with a large number of these resorts sitting in the luxury 4 and 5-star classes. Though all resorts are water front, they do vary a bit from one another. If you’re seeking a resort that caters more toward the romantically inclined and is an all-inclusive, then you’ll want to look into the spacious jacuzzi water villas at the Veligandu Island Resort. With nightly rates starting out at only US$734 a night, you’ll find that paradise is closer than you thought.

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Bora Bora 5-star water villas with a spa and wedding facilities for US$597 per night

Seen in movies, TV shows, commercials and music videos, Bora Bora is not only a beautiful South Pacific island surrounded by crystal clear ocean teeming with tropical fish, but an ideal location for those seeking an escape from ‘the real world’. In addition to beautiful white sand beaches, palm trees that sway effortlessly with the ocean breezes, healthy reefs with vibrant corals and colorful fish and the presence of friendly locals, guests will find a few great accommodation choices, including those housing the famed overwater villa.

If you’re looking for a private island experience at a small resort, you’ll fall in love with the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island Resort that’s situated just across the water from the Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort. Not only will you have access to both, but you’ll find yourself surrounded in luxury from the rooms, to the restaurants to the on-site spa. Another plus? Overwater villas here start out at only US$597 per night for two people.

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Maldives 4 and 1/2-star all-inclusive water villas with a golf course for US$617 per night

A stunning location that beckons travelers from around the world with crystal clear waters, palm tree lined beaches, a friendly culture and good food, the Maldives serve as a prime vacation destination, with many returning year after year. But not only will you find beauty in the natural environment here, but also in the many luxury resorts that call this island nation home.

If you’re looking for an all-inclusive option that prides itself on the many different activities and amenities offered in conjunction to its large and spacious overwater villas, then you’ll fall in love with the Kuredu Island Resort. With nightly rates starting out at only US$617 per night for two people, it’s hard to go wrong.

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About overwater bungalows and water villas

First introduced in the South Pacific only a few decades ago, the overwater bungalow is now one of the hottest trends in the resort world. Honeymoon couples have been staying in these iconic rooms since the beginning, but now they are popular with families and adventure travelers as well.

For many people, the South Pacific island of Bora Bora is the most famous destination for the best overwater bungalows, but it’s actually the Maldives, which is just southwest of India, where most of these huts-on-stilts exist. The Maldives has more than 80 resorts that feature water villas (as they are typically known there), with several new private-island resorts opening every year.

In the South Pacific you will find almost a dozen resorts on Bora Bora, another five on Moorea, and two on Tahiti that have over water villas. There are about 10 additional overwater resorts on other South Pacific islands stretching all the way to Fiji and New Caladonia.

There are also about a dozen overwater bungalow resorts in the Caribbean, mostly off the coast of Central America, with nearly all of them being diving-oriented “eco resorts.” But a few luxury overwater bungalows exist and more are being built on St. Lucia and other islands in the popular areas of the Caribbean, and this website will be the best place to look for information on all of them.