52 Dreamy Hotel Rooms with Views You’d Wish You Were Looking at Right Now
The best part of traveling? Taking in the culture, the culinary creations and...the views! Here, pick a hotel based on the eye-dropping—and Instagram worthy—views you'll see right from your room.
The Arlo NoMad, a trendy hotel in midtown Manhattan, offers wrap-around floor-to-ceiling windows, giving you a sweet glimpse into the hustle-and-bustle below. Though each room offers a skyline view, head up to the rooftop, to see the Empire State Building in all of her glory. These are the 20 secrets hotel clerks don't want you to know.
A touch of winter
Need a little inspiration for a wintertime escape? Consider booking a stay here at the Atlantis Casino Resort and Spa in Reno, Nevada, where, weather-depending, you will see beautiful, Instagram-worthy snow-covered Sierra Nevada mountains. What's cool about this particular site is that while you'll see green grass below, the snow remains white and fluffy above.
This dreamy resort, Belcampo Lodge in Punta Gorda, Toledo, Belize, is in the verdant hills above the Caribbean coast in Southern Belize. Here, you'll find a jungle lodge, a 12,000-acre nature reserve and an organic farm. But after a day of exploring, fly-fishing, and beach-bathing, you'll enjoy coming back to your suite that opens to the jungle. Four of the suites are even located super-high up, so you can see a breathtaking view of the Maya Mountains and the sea. Best of all? You also get a soaking tub and private butler service. Lay back and enjoy the view, for sure. Check out these 14 unusual hotels you'll want to go out of your way to visit.
Above the fray
Though it's true that any place you stay along the beautiful coastline of Croatia will offer once-in-a-lifetime sunsets, what's special about the Brown Beach House Croatia in Trogir, Croatia, is that it offers views of the pool and beach club from the rooms. Here, you'll see the crowds and be able to join in on the fun, as you enjoy direct access to the infamous Dalmatian beach. Just pick an off-peak time of year, so it's not 101 degrees! Get a look at 10 gorgeous beaches with the clearest water in the world.
For an escape from your everyday routine, you'll love waking up in a beachfront villa at InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort in Samui Baan, Thailand. It comes complete with a private plunge pool, open-air terraces and of course, panoramic views of the Five Islands, Angthong National Park and the Gulf of Thailand.
If you dream of visiting the Guatemalan highlands, this boutique beauty, Casa Palopo in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, is worth the splurge. There are only 10 rooms at this colorful hotel, but each offers private terraces complete with seamless views of Lake Atitlan and the nearby volcanoes. And at night? Prepare to be astonished by the starry-night sky. While this hotel is a stunner, don't miss the world's most outrageous luxury hotels and resorts.
Miles of solitude
This luxury five-star resort is off the coast of Georgia on an island that's considered a true gem of the South, Sea Island. At the Sea Island Resort in Sea Island, you will find five miles of private beaches, and enjoy private balcony views from the many suites. The top-tiered suite is actually where President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Bush stayed for their honeymoon in 1945!
Water for days
The Bantry Bay of Cape Town is among the most-sought after places to visit, and this exclusive Cape Edwardian mansion, the Ellerman House in Cape Town, South Africa, is perched beautifully in this area, right on the slopes of Lion's Head. Views from the suites here will give you a clear look at the Atlantic Ocean and the city itself.
Known for its incredible wine and fine dining options that pair perfectly with a lovely sunset, Mendoza is a must-see for many travelers who venture to this South American destination. Consider staying at Entre Cielos in Mendoza, Argentina, which offers a stay at the Vineyard Loft that's 30 feet above an 8-acre Malbec vineyard. Cheers!
Steps to the beach
If you're going to venture to Mexico and want a little less party and little more R&R, book your stay in a casita suite at the Fairmont Mayakoba in the Riviera Maya. It's a separate private area that allows you to be a hop-and-a-skip from the beach, complete with exclusive butler service. And you can't forget the part you'll love waking up to each morning: the terrace off these suits includes a private infinity pool and roof lounge, with killer beach views.