A stay in an overwater bungalow/water villa in Maldives might sound like something only for couples - the ultimate romantic getaway, but this is not always the case.
They can also be an incredibly memorable experience for children, and many overwater bungalow resorts will have child minding services, kid's clubs and even educational programs (mainly about marine life, the environment etc.) for children. Check on the booking page for each resort for all the fine details.
So then, for an alternative vacation experience for your family, here are our choices for the best family friendly/child friendly overwater bungalows 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.