Sofitel Moorea la Ora Beach Resort Hotel, French Polynesia

Sofitel Moorea la Ora Beach Resort Hotel, French Polynesia

Located on the edge of a magnificent lagoon with views of the main island of Tahiti and awe-inspiring mountains rising out of the Pacific Ocean, Sofitel Moorea la Ora Beach Resort Hotel boasts 112 luxurious villas – some built over the water, others on the white-sand beachfront, while several are surrounded by landscaped gardens. You can experience the chic decadence of French-style cheese and wine with the vibrant culture of Moorea. And if an overnight stay is out of your budget, there are day passes available.

Hotel Palafitte, Switzerland

Hotel Palafitte, Switzerland

Overwater villas aren’t confined to tropical locales. Hotel Palafitte created an architectural masterpiece when it unveiled its modern 26 over-lake villas built on stilts. You may not see tropical fish, but you can indulge in water activities like boating and kayaking, eat delicious food, and enjoy amazing sunsets and views of the Swiss landscape.

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