Swap those grey skies for some sunshine and picture-perfect scenery by checking in to one of these beautiful hotel rooms with a view from around the world.
With Storm Ciara causing general mayhem and angry skies keeping us all company, check out some of the world’s most beautiful rooms with a view to inspire serious wanderlust – from the sweeping Pacific Ocean in California to a remote outdoor landscape in Colorado.
Viceroy Santa Monica – Santa Monica, California
Located steps from the beach, Viceroy Santa Monica welcomes guests to experience its luxurious hotel rooms with spacious living areas and incredible ocean views. With the hotel soon to undergo a $21 million renovation, visitors can enjoy one of the 162 and can make the most of the all-new poolside experience, restaurant, fitness centre and interesting art installations.
Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel – Dana Point, California
Sleek accommodation, incredible dining and exemplary service are at the heart of what makes the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel so special. There are four ocean-view suites to choose from, each offering sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. Within the suites, guests can also enjoy comfortable king beds, luxurious bath products and flat-screen TVs. For more information on this and other luxury hotels, visit visitdanapoint.com.
Sankara Hotel and Spa: Yakushima Island, Japan
Nothing screams luxury more than a subtropical island spa. Sankara Hotel and Spa offers views of not only the emerald green forest but also the wide-open sea from the comfort of guests’ private room or veranda. No expense is spared here – with authentic Asian spa treatments and a hotel chef trained in three-star French restaurants prior to taking up his residency. For more information, visit welcomekyushu.com.
Paséa Hotel & Spa: Huntington Beach, California
Located just steps from the Huntington Beach Pier, Paséa Hotel & Spa is a modern oasis with an unrivalled sense of clean, coastal style and comfort. Offering laid-back luxury with a deep connection to the Huntington Beach surf culture, Paséa Hotel & Spa comprises 250 spacious guestrooms, rooftop bar and spa. Every room features an unparalleled ocean view with spacious balconies and design elements inspired by the coastal location. For more information, visit surfcityusa.com.
Balboa Bay Resort: Newport Beach, California
Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach is the epitome of laidback luxury, offering a relaxing spa, fine-dining and recently-renovated guest rooms and suites. For an extra special stay, guests should book the Presidential Suite, which features a spacious living room, two bedrooms, three private balconies and a 12 person dining table, in addition to serene waterfront views. For more information, head to visitnewportbeach.com.
JW Marriot Marco Island Beach Resort: Florida’s Paradise Coast, Florida
Set on three miles of private beach on the Gulf of Mexico, the JW Marriot Marco Island Beach Resort is an upscale 664-room resort famed for its sugar-sand beaches and family-friendly activities. Guests can unwind in luxurious rooms and suites, each with scenic private balconies, including the palatial penthouse (pictured) boasting sweeping ocean views. With 12 restaurants, a championship golf course and an exquisite spa, there’s no reason to leave. For more information, visit paradisecoast.com.