Then we follow a dock to a thatched-roof overwater bungalow
and settle back on its veranda to enjoy a local Hinao beer and marvel at the star-spangled heavens.
The name alone inspires dramatic images: clear lagoons, distant mountains, and the kind of exotic overwater bungalows
that most people only see on their screensavers at work.
You can stake a claim to your own patch of beach, with beachfront villas, but nothing beats an overwater bungalow
- with your own ladder down to the sea, you can practise your snorkelling before breakfast or swim at sunset and spend the rest of the day relaxing on your balcony.
Walking down the island's quiet jungle paths, city life feels a world away, while its surrounding coral reef lures snorkelers with a truly breathtaking variety of tropical fish, only seconds from the shore, or steps for those staying in the overwater bungalows
The property's stunning overwater bungalows
, beachfront villas and lagoon excursions allow guests to get up close and personal with local sea creatures, and four restaurants allow guests to enjoy a meal while taking in lagoon and mountain views.
The Likuliku Lagoon resort will offer the country's first overwater bungalows
set on the edge of the natural wonder of the coral reef.
They create a harmonious landscape, with overwater bungalows
perched above a sparkling lagoon, emphasizing the obvious: that Bora is more water than land.
The Registry Collection, the worlds largest luxury exchange program,recently welcomed Palafitos Overwater Bungalows
in Mexicos Riviera Maya to its network.
Each of the 159 rooms include a private balcony opening out onto the reserve, plus the resort includes three overwater bungalows
jutting out over the lake.
FRENCH POLYNESIA Bridge & Wickers (020 7483 6555) offers offers two-week package for travel (Nov 15-Dec 21 and Jan 4-April 30) in gorgeous overwater bungalows
combining seven nights on Bora Bora and seven nights in Tikehau for .