Overwater bungalows, canal villas, and lagoon suites are the perfect way to enjoy the ambiance of a resort with lush, natural environment. Here are 4 with meeting facilities.
Tanjong Jara Resort (Malaysia)
Facing the South China Sea on Malaysia's east coast, Tanjong Jaya Resort is a cluster of 99 suites and seaview rooms inspired by traditional Malay palaces. The design is so unique that the resort was recognized with the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
One bedroom Anjung Suites rest above the water. Other room categories include 10 beachfront Anjung Rooms and 23 Serambi Sea View Rooms with verandahs.
The conference hall accommodates 96 - 120 for dining, 80 for meetings in classroom style without staging, and 35 with a stage
Pangkor Laut Resort (Malaysia)
Situated on Pangkor Laut, a private island in Malaysia's Straits of Malacca, Pangkor Laut Resort's Sea and Spa Villas rest on stilts above the water. The 140 villas also include beach villas, garden villas, and the Suria, Purnama, and Pavarotti Suites.
Meeting facilities consist of a 425-square-meter conference hall with a capacity of 160. The hall can be subdivided into 2 rooms.
El Nido Lagen Island Resort (The Philippines)
El Nido Lagen Island Resort is part of the El Nido group of eco-tourism resorts in the El Nido-Taytay area of Palawan, a shimmering collection of 1,780 scenic islands in The Philippines.
At this secluded 50-room property, nestled between a shallow lagoon and a lush forest, the 18 water cottages with verandahs and sliding glass doors provide stunning views of the picturesque surroundings. Water cottages are built on stilts and connected by a boardwalk. The conference room accommodates 70 participants in theater-style setup.
Angsana Laguna Phuket (Thailand)
Part of the Laguna Phuket integrated community, Angsana Laguna Phuket has 403 guest rooms built on 6 lush lagoons. For corporate events, there is a ballroom and 9 fully equipped meeting rooms.
Some of the other places in Asia with overwater include Langkawi, Malaysia. To discover overwater bungalows in other parts of the world, also read Mesmerizing Maldives, 5 Overwater Bungalows in Europe and Corporate Event Venues: 5 Overwater Bungalows on the Cvent Event Blog.