Best Fiji overwater bungalows for the ultimate getaway

Make your stay in Fiji as memorable as it can be with a stay in an overwater villa.

Staying in an overwater villa in Fiji is the stuff of bucket lists. Fall asleep to the lullaby of lagoon waters lapping beneath your villa, watch the sunset from your private deck, and count the marine life of protected coral reefs as your neighbours.

Most water villas are located inside luxury islands resorts where you can spend your days leapfrogging from spa to swim up cocktail bar to beach and back again.

1. Likuliku Lagoon Resort

The word Likuliku translates as Calm Waters and its these calm waters, with their submerged reefs, that surround the 10 stilted villas or "bures" of the resort.

  • Located on Malolo Island
  • Authentic design - Vesi floors and woven magi magi art
  • House of Dreams spa
  • Fijian restaurant
  • Two bars

Check rates at Likuliku Lagoon Resort

2. Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay

You’ll sleep above the cerulean blue waters of a lagoon and watch the sunset from your private deck when you stay in this resort’s over-water villas

  • Infinity pool
  • Swim up bar
  • Three restaurants
  • Spa
  • Design inspired by indigenous architecture

Check rates at Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay

3. Koro Sun Resort & Rainforest Spa

This plush resort is coddled up inside a 160-acre sanctuary on the island of Vanua Levu. Its lagoon accommodation comes in two forms - bures built on a rocky promontory with ladders that lead into the water, and floating bures, which are directly on the water.

  • Two restaurants, three bars
  • Spa
  • Free activities like guided snorkelling and school visits
  • Adult-only accommodation areas
  • Barefoot golf course

Check rates at Koro Sun Resort & Rainforest Spa

4. Musket Cove Island Resort

Located in the Mamanuca Islands, Musket Cove Island Resort is home to six over the water villas with private lanais - decks overlooking the water.

  • Three eateries
  • Onsite bar
  • Spa
  • Free activities like cooking classes and village tours
  • Welcome coconut water with handmade Fiji clay bead necklace

Check rates at Musket Cove Island Resort

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Stephanie Yip

Stef is the Travel Editor at and has been writing about travel for over a decade. She's visited over 50 countries and has had some incredible experiences, including hot air ballooning over Cappadocia, hitchhiking across Romania and seeing the Northern Lights (twice!). And while she’d never say no to a luxury escape, she's far more likely to stretch her travel dollars as far as they can go by keeping her ear to the ground for unbeatable travel bargains. And she'll tell you all about them, too! Stef has had articles featured on Travel Weekly, Escape and Hostelworld.

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