A stay in an overwater bungalow in Maldives might sound the ultimate romantic vacation. So much so that most people imagine overwater bungalows would be strictly for adults only, but this is not the case.
It needs to be stressed though that even if the resorts, and their overwater bungalows, are family friendly you will rarely encounter children in the overwater bungalow section.
Nevertheless, if you really want to be sure of a child free bungalow experience, here are our choices for the best strictly adults only overwater bungalows & water villas in Maldives in 2021.
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Overwater Bungalows/Water Villas Maldives - An Overview
Note: For something even more special The Maldives is also home to the world's very first underwater hotel room. You can check it out here.
Though the concept of the overwater bungalow or water villa didn't actually come from the Maldives it is now the country most associated with it.
Resort owners there were quick to realize that the waters surrounding their multi-island paradise were extremely well suited to the construction of overwater bungalows. And construct they did, so much so that today the majority of the world's overwater bungalows/water villas are in the Maldives. The majority of visitors to the islands, especially those on honeymoon or romantic getaways, end up staying in one.
You have more choice in overwater bungalows in the Maldives therefore than anywhere else on earth, and competition between the resorts has lead to very high standards. Below you will find our choices for the best resorts with water villas in the Maldives in 2021 but be aware that this list could have been much, much longer!
None of the resorts in the Maldives will be cheap of course but all of the resorts we have listed will offer what we see as the best value, especially in terms of all-inclusive packages.