Bora Bora is famous for luxury resorts with villas over the lagoon. For a romantic getaway or dream honeymoon, try one of these beautiful overwater bungalows in Bora Bora and Moorea in the Islands of Tahiti.
A stay at the Four Seasons is like walking into your favorite photo of an overwater bungalow in Tahiti. The choices that the Four Seasons offers -- nearly 100 bungalows with various views of Mount Otemanu, the lagoon, the beach and more -- make this luxury resort a must on your wish list. With so many amenities throughout the resort, the Four Seasons is one of the most romantic resorts in the world, yet it also made the ISLANDS Best Islands for Families top 10 ranking too.
If you have the chance, jump into an outrigger for a fun paddle through the lagoon. The local Tahitians are very, very good at outrigger racing and can give you some pointers -- not that this is a race.
Le Moana's 50 overwater bungalows reach out into the lagoon with unique Polynesian designs that complement the cultural offerings of the resort, including pandanus weaving and mother of pearl engraving.
Moorea's first hotel was built on this site by the Bali Hai Boys. ISLANDS will have their story in a future issue of the magazine and here on islands.com. In the meantime, feel free to daydream about plunging into this pool.
The 28 overwater bungalows here are equipped with everything you need: spectacular view from the sundeck, glass floor, air conditioning and minibar. There's also a satellite flat-screen TV. Try not to turn it on.
ISLANDS photographer Zach Stovall recently visited the overwater bungalows of the Hotel Sofitel Moorea. We're going through his mountains of amazing images for an ISLANDS Wish List feature for an upcoming issue of the magazine and islands.com. For now, here's a sneak peek of what's to come.