One of the greatest things about traveling, is getting the chance to take in breathtaking scenery that you usually can’t find at home. If you want to really savor that experience longer, stay in a hotel that offers spectacular views right from your room.
The five-star Mykonos Blu, sits atop a bluff with its own private stretch of sand at the edge of the sparkling Aegean Sea. Securing a Waterfront Bungalow offers guests dramatic sea views of the infinite blue horizon from a romantic bed, draped in filmy voile, along with a stucco ceiling with cloud effects, extending the Cycladic sky indoors.
Sometimes referred to as the hotel at the end of the earth, Fogo Island Inn, set on the windswept coast of a small island off northeastern Newfoundland, is an all-inclusive resort with expansive ocean views from every room. Cuddle up next to the wood-stove fireplace, set against the dramatic background of the waves crashing into the rocky coastline, just beyond the wall of floor-to-ceiling windows.
Once a private summer home, this small, elegant hotel is an ideal spot for enjoying everything that Italy’s Amalfi Coast and the picturesque resort town of Positano, known as the pearl of the coast, has to offer. Most rooms overlook the bay of Positano and also have a private terrace or balcony. During the day, views of the Mediterranean are absolutely mesmerizing.
This magnificent lodge is located in the heart of Chile’s extraordinary Torres del Paine National Park on the banks of the Salto Chico waterfall, providing impeccable views of untouched landscapes, including the Paine Massif mountain range. Guests can enjoy a day of hiking or horseback riding and then return to soak their cares away in an open-air Jacuzzi with stunning vistas of Lago Pehoe and Macizo del Paine.
No two rooms are the same at this boutique hotel made up of ten 17th-century canal houses on the aristocratic Herengracht in the heart of Amsterdam. Its unique location offers peace and quiet, yet it’s within walking distance to many of the city’s popular attractions, including museums and restaurants.
All rooms and suites in this Southwest-style resort offer spectacular views of Sedona’s red rock country. Made of adobe casitas in the Boynton Canyon, it blends into the fiery red rock cliffs, with views from its 218 rooms and suites featuring interiors that are inspired by the surrounding terrain, looking out onto undulating canyon walls and green cottonwood trees.
Located on the doorstep of London’s top attractions, including the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and Leicester Square, the Corinthia Hotel provides unrivalled luxury along with the largest room sizes in London. Guests enjoy sweeping views of the city with its 294 rooms housed inside a magnificent Victorian building including original, restored Victorian columns and tall windows letting in an abundance of natural light.
This five-star property located on prestigious Avenue Montaigne, home of Parisian Haute Couture, is just steps away from the River Seine and the Eiffel Tower, with its Classic Eiffel Suites typical of 19th-century Paris offering breathtaking views of the city’s most iconic landmark. Suite 750 is a duplex apartment with a terrace that provides unrivalled views of the City of Lights, including the majestic Iron Lady.
This adults’ only hotel is nestled on the cliffs of Big Sur in Central California, high up on a ridge overlooking the Pacific. By booking a Pacific Suite, no matter where you are in the room, you’ll be exposed to the ocean, but unseen by other guests. Even the lavish, tiled bath large enough for two offers a commanding vista, while the floor-to-ceiling window can be opened to let in a gentle breeze and the pleasant scent of the salty sea air.
The Aman Canal Grande is housed inside a regal 16-century palazzo, with reminders of Venice’s opulent heritage, built to demonstrate the wealth and artistry of the city in its heyday. It offers sumptuous interiors along with views of what is arguably the city’s most iconic feature, the Grand Canal.
This high-end hotel allows guests to enjoy the naturally striking beauty of Baja, California without the noise and chaos of the party crowd. It offers a peaceful reprieve with pristine grounds and spacious rooms with stunning views of the distinctive rock formation at Land’s End, located where the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez meet.
This boutique, luxury ski lodge is located in the center of Zermatt, a car-free village known for its breathtaking surroundings, a popular base for skiing and mountaineering, including the Matterhorn which towers above the village. The property is set nearly 150 feet above the rooftops of Zermatt, providing grand views of some of the most awe-inspiring scenery in the planet.