These 18 Overwater Bungalows Are What Wanderlust Dreams Are Made Of

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Overwater bungalows feature heavily in tropics-bound travelers' dreams. Particularly popular among honeymooners and couples seeking romantic seclusion, these standalone abodes fulfill the fantasy of a one-with-nature, over-the-top luxury experience; after all, where else can you peek underwater from under the covers, and take a dip in the ocean without having to pass through the hordes on the beach, at the lobby, or in other common areas of a hotel? 

Not surprisingly, most hotels with overwater bungalows can be found in warm, exotic locales such as the Maldives, Tahiti, and the Philippines -- but we've even found some we love in Switzerland and Qatar. So without further adieu, here are 18 stunning overwater bungalows we visited in real life -- that now play on repeat in our dreams.

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