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When you think of overwater bungalows your mind likely lands in Tahiti or Bora Bora. But did you know there are hotels in the Caribbean with overwater bungalows, too? That’s right, you could jump on a flight and check-in to a gorgeous overwater villa before lunch. Here are 6 epic resorts to put on your bucket list for your next Caribbean escape.

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Sandals South Coast Jamaica-

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Sandals South Coast, Jamaica
For honeymooners or those looking for a romantic getaway, Sandals South Coast overwater villas are the perfect escape. The villas form a perfect heart, which is totally fitting as they are called the “Over the Water Honeymoon Bungalows.” Each bungalow comes with a butler that will be there to ensure you have the perfect vacation. Another great feature of this property is the new Latitudes overwater bar.  Grab a seat in a hammock over the water and catch a perfect Jamaican sunset.

Photo courtesy of Punta Caracol

Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge at Bocas del Toro, Panama
If you think staying in an overwater bungalow is way out of your budget, you are probably pretty wrong. Catch the next flight to Panama and head to the Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge in Bocas del Toro. For under $400 nightly you can wake up and jump right into the ocean.

Photo courtesy of El Dorado Maroma Hotel

Palafitos Overwater Bungalows, Riveria Maya Mexico
Located just 35 minutes from the Cancun Airport at the El Dorado Maroma Hotel, the Palafitos overwater bungalows are 800 square feet of pure bliss. These palm-thatched bungalows stretch far out over the crystal-clear waters of the Riviera Maya.

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Photo courtesy of Thatch Caye

Thatch Caye, Belize
Spend a week on a private island in Belize with a max capacity of 30 guests. Thatch Caye is the perfect place to explore the Belize Barrier Reef, which is a favorite among avid divers and a great place to get dive certified. This all-inclusive resort is a great option for those looking for adventure.

Photo courtesy of Anthony’s Key Resort

Anthony’s Key Resort Roatan, Honduras
Anthony’s Key Resort in Roatan is one of the few overwater bungalow resorts that is family-friendly. There are a ton of water sports to keep the kids active all day while you sit back and enjoy the sunshine. If you’re a snorkeler who wants to give diving a try, consider getting your feet wet with a discovery dive.

Sandals St. Lucian Grande Over Water Bungalow

Sandals St. Lucian Grande Over Water Bungalow | Photo by

Sandals St. Lucian Grande, St. Lucia
There are three Sandals Resorts on the island of St. Lucia, but the St. Lucian Grande takes the cake with its overwater bungalows and overwater wedding chapel. Enjoy the sunset right from your deck or on a sunset cruise with a Piton beer in hand while watching the sun dance behind the Pitons. Unlimited diving and golfing is an amazing amenity at Sandals Resorts: St. Lucia boasts two golf courses. There are direct flights daily to St Lucia from major cities like Chicago, Atlanta, Miami and New York.

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Hannah & Adam | Getting Stamped Bloggers
Hannah & Adam are travel writers & photographers who have called the road home since 2013. Their passion for adventurous travel has brought them to 60 countries and counting. They blog about their adventures on their travel blog

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