An extremely popular feature of overwater bungalows is the presence of glass floor panels but, rather surprisingly maybe, not all overwater bungalows have them.
Those that have though allow their guests to stare down hypnotically at the comings and goings of the exotic, teeming sea life below.
They also present a singularly nice photo opportunity - your partner swimming through the bright turquoise waters under your 'house' captured directly from above.
Here are our choices for, and reviews of, the best luxury overwater bungalows & water villas with glass floors in Bora-Bora in 2021!
Overwater Bungalows Bora Bora - An Overview
Overwater bungalows, or huts on the water as they can be known, may not directly have their origins in Bora Bora but these days it is deeply associated with them. As it was seen that this desert island paradise was ideally suited for their construction, almost all luxury resorts on Bora Bora now have overwater bungalows.
With Bora Bora being such an exclusive, elite vacation destination you might imagine the overwater bungalows here would be some of the finest in the world and you would be correct. You might also imagine, for the same reasons, that they would be also somewhat expensive and in that too you would be very correct.
Expensive then is sadly a given but, in our choices for the best overwater bungalows in Bora Bora, we have highlighted those we see as offering the best value.