Overwater Bungalows in Mexico - An Overview.
Mexico has only three resorts with overwater bungalows/water villas - Palafitos El Dorado, Rosewood Mayakoba and Banyan Tree Mayakoba.
So not a lot to choose from and strangely enough all three overwater bungalow resorts are just a couple of miles away from each other in the upmarket resort town of Playa del Carmen, equidistance between Tulum and Cancun.
All are also really fabulous 5 Star resorts though and thus very suited to play host to Mexico's only overwater bungalows.
It's difficult for us to judge which resort is the best overall as all have extremely high standards, and the overwater bungalows equally so.
We did though rather prefer the Palafitos overwater bungalows only because they strayed less from the traditional Pacific vibe that we have grown to like.
Others though will prefer the sleek modernism of the Rosewood’s or the Banyan Tree’s overwater bungalows.
It’s a tough call, but I guess you could have worse things to do today than having to choose between three of The Mayan Riviera's, and Mexico’s, classiest resorts!
Rosewood & Banyan Tree Mayakoba’s line up alongside the edge of a lagoon, while the Palafitos overwater bungalows are just off shore.
Palafitos El Dorado is all inclusive and the entire resort is adults only. Rosewood Mayakoba is a family friendly resort but their overwater bungalows are strictly adults only. Banyan Tree Mayakoba is family friendly, both the resort in general and the overwater bungalows.
Check out our full reviews below plus lots of photos, booking information etc. - all you need to know.
Overwater bungalows have cornered the luxury honeymoon market to the point that the two now seem synonymous with each other. And this is even more true in the popular honeymoon destinations of the Caribbean.
It is the ultimate romantic accommodation – and if there was ever a time to stay in one then on your honeymoon has to be it.
Welcome therefore to our choices for, and in depth reviews of, the best overwater bungalow resorts for a honeymoon in the Caribbean in 2023.
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