Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Over-Water Wonderful

Remarkable Over-the-Water Bungalows
The ultimate exotic vacation might mean allowing the ocean waves to lull you to sleep at the end of a lazy day and waking the following morning with the sun rising over the horizon.  Staying in a hotel is no doubt convenient and in most cases quite restful, however relaxing in your own private bungalow guarantees you privacy and seclusion.  Float on the sea in your own intimate over-the-water bungalow and find what many believe to be pure vacation rapture.  

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
Bora Bora is known for the over-the-water bungalow phenomenon   Many of the top hotels and resorts that are situated in this lovely part of the world feature this variety of room. The magnificent climate and stunning views allow visitors to become one with their surroundings.  Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is one such establishment. Leaf thatched roofs are a characteristic of all of the buildings here and coconut palm trees surround the main part of the resort.  The walls of the buildings are created from volcanic stone and mother-of-pearl accents creating a rustic chic look.  Enjoy the majestic views of the Pacific and the mountains in the distance, snorkel in the coral reefs and lagoon that surround this impressive resort and find travel magic.  

Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort and Spa
The idea of placing a suite on top of cement pylons in the middle of the lagoon in the South Pacific is over four decades old, but as time passes the hotel community has fallen in love with the idea an created more elaborate cabanas with limitless amenities.  Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort and Spa is a recent build, offering guests modern conveniences with the romance of staying in a hut on the water.  This resort offers 122 rooms ranging from 1,000 to 1,500 sq ft and all outfitted with extravagant interiors, rare hardwoods, and glass panel floors.  Here you will even find the resorts reception area in a building that is also over the lagoon.  While the fully loaded bungalows are amazing, the main beachfront area is pretty impressive as well.  Enjoy the 36 villas, volcanic landscape and state-of-the-art spa.  No matter where you stay, the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort and Spa promises you'll feel as if you are in paradise.

Taha'a Island Resort and Spa in Taha'a
Taha'a is a tiny island just 10 minutes from Bora Bora by helicopter.  This isolated destination allows guest to enjoy the island without unwanted outside influence.  Situated on this islet is the posh Le Taha'a Island Resort and Spa, Taha'a that offers guests the option of over-water rooms or more traditional beach villas, all built with local bamboo and thatched roofs.  The over-the-water bungalows are captivating with wrap around decks and cozy interiors.  Kayak to your room or use the lovely walkway, either way you are sure to find solitude as well as complete joy when you check into your room over the ocean.  

Sofitel Moorea La Ora Beach Resort
If receiving breakfast via a canoe to your remote on ocean cabana sounds like music to your ears, then the Sofitel Moorea La Ora Beach Resort in the resort for you.  Located on the small island of Moorea with views of Tahiti in the distance, this magnificent resort features 114 luxury bungalows, 2 fabulous restaurants a bar, pool and spa.  This might just be isolation at it's finest!  The waste deep waters are inviting and the suites feature stairs into the lagoon below so that guests can enjoy the refreshing ocean under their room.  Moorea allows guests to revel in the beauty of the South Pacific without the crowds of the larger islands that surround it.  Find magic in Moorea.

Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita
Another fantastic Four Seasons Resort that presents the above water accommodations is the beautiful Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita.  This destination is quite different from the previous French Polynesian resorts, so if the thought of staying in a above water room is fascinating but the seclusion is not for you, this Four Seasons Resort is calling your name.  Located in Mauritius off the coast of Africa, this resort offers guests a more modern over-the-water experience that also includes a resort golf course and tennis courts.  This Four Seasons gives off more of a hotel feel and showcases views, ambiance and charm.  Enjoy a meal at any of the four restaurants, tour the nearby sugar plantation or lounge by your personal veranda pool.  Here you will easily find adventure wrapped in a very chic package.  

The Island Resort from Above 
Over-Water Bungalow at One and Only Reethi Rah
Our last destination is a favorite for honeymooners, Hollywood stars and the jet-set.  The One and Only Reethi Rah calls the Maldives, located in the middle of the Pacific, home and here you will find opulent suites scattered around the 12 beaches of the 109-acre island.  Both over-the-water and beachside villas are available and both offer guests remarkable views and unfathomable amenities.  The resort, though secluded, provides guests a variety of activities and excursions.  Scuba dive or lounge by the ocean with a drink in hand.   Beautiful white beaches and azure waters are easily viewed in both your room or while dining, and the ultra friendly staff will make sure that your every need is being met during your stay.  Choose to spend your day at one of the many resort pools or head to the spa for a massage with the sound of waves crashing underneath you.  Paradise is found in the Maldives.  

Find Magic in an Over-Water Room
The attraction to these unique suites is that guests get to truly enjoy the water that surrounds them.  By placing accommodations over the sea, guests are given unobstructed views the water and experience the wonders of the ocean at any time.  The solitude you find here will ensure that you truly enjoy your trip and the privacy is perfect for couples and honeymooners.  All of these resorts offer their guests amazing amenities like divine restaurants and tantalizing spas.  No detail has been overlooked, so when you plan a trip to any of these enchanting resorts you can be assured that during your stay you will never want for anything.  Book your trip to a place where pristine beaches, shimmering night skies and  perfection everywhere you look is included with every cabana.  

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