These Are The Greatest Bathtubs With A View In The World

Whether you are planning on going on a trip to relax or looking for adventures, this selection of hotels and luxury resorts are selected among the best. And, if on top of everything, you are looking for the perfect bathtub for relaxation, most of these hotels boast the best views you may get from a bathtub! Don’t miss #11, #6 and #2

#25. Sparkling Hill Resort – Vernon, British Columbia

Classified as one of the most important and amazing wellness spa resorts in North America, the Sparkling Hill Resort is located next to the striking Okanagan Lake, and it is the perfect place for relaxing while at the same time enjoying nature. So give yourself a treat and don’t miss the hotel’s Penthouse Suites, which feature a very modern design, many Swarovski crystal elements, and last but not least, walk-in showers and bathtubs.

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But this is not all. The Penthouse Suites also boast European-style floor-to-ceiling sliding window walls. Therefore, while you rest in the room’s luxurious Jacuzzi, you can gaze at the breathtaking Okanagan Lake and the surrounding Monashee Mountain. What else can you ask for?

#24. The St. Regis Princeville Resort – Kauai, Hawaii

It is widely known that Hawaii is home to some of the world’s most spectacular mountains and beaches. But what people don’t know is that it is also home to some of the country’s most luxurious hotels. We strongly recommend staying at St. Regis Princeville Resort in Kauai, since its 50-square-meter Ocean View Suites have all you can ask for.

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These suites boast sumptuous marble bathrooms with an oversized whirlpool bath and a shower. What’s more, these tubs feature a spectacular ocean view, and they come either with or without a terrace. The bathroom’s windows or terrace opens to dashing views of the crystal-clear Hanalei Bay backed by the 4,000-foot-high green hills of the Emerald Mountains Pano.

#23. Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco – California

This enormous 48-story building was initially planned as a condominium, but it ended up being converted to a luxury hotel. It is nothing less than the 5th tallest building in San Francisco, and the building’s two towers are connected by a glass skybridge which offers a panoramic view of the entire city.

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It is needless to say that this 5-star hotel boasts extremely luxurious suites which are 2,000-square-foot large. These rooms feature walk-in rainforest showers and a freestanding tub, while at the same time offering a spectacular view of the city’s endless amount of towering buildings. Finally, these suites feature Molton Brown bathroom amenities and comfortable robes. What else do you need?

#22. Ponta dos Ganchos – Santa Catarina, Brazil

If you’re interested in going for a luxury trip to some of Brazil’s most fabulous beaches, then Ponta dos Ganchos in Santa Catarina is definitely the place you wanna go. This beach resort features many different types of bungalows, but the one we strongly recommend is the Esmeralda Bungalow. But what’s so special about them?

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These 2,475-square-foot bungalows boast a whirlpool tub which faces a giant glassed wall, offering panoramic views of Santa Catarina’s beautiful coast and emerald waters. This adults-only resort also features a dry sauna and a bathtub area with an infinity plunge pool, where you can swim while gazing at the distant mountains of Sierra de Santa Catalina.

#21. Oberoi Amarvilas – Agra, India

Can you picture yourself soaking at a tub while gazing at one of the most impressive architectural wonders of the world’s history? Well, if you visit Oberoi Amarvilas in the Indian city of Agra, this dream may become reality, since the hotel’s suites overlook the epic Taj Mahal, which is nothing less than one of the 7 Cultural Wonders of the World.

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Apart from being located a third of a mile from this glorious palace, the luxury suites of this 5-star resort feature octagonal glass-paneled rain showers and a standalone bathtub in the middle of the bathroom. As you can see in the picture, you can step out of the shower and go outside onto your private sun terrace, where you’ll have an even better view of the Taj Mahal’s white marble domes.

#20. Meliá Madrid Princesa – Spain

The Meliá Madrid Princesa is one of the most luxurious hotels in Madrid, located in the cultural heart of the city, just a short walk away from some of the main landmarks such as Puerta del Sol. Both the lounge as well as the suites feature a traditional lavish style with the latest avant-garde decoration trends.

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Without a doubt, you will be amazed by the stunning views of The Level rooms. These enormous suites located on the 10th, 11th and 12th floors of the hotel provide large windows that overlook historical sights such as the Royal Palace as well as the majestic mountains of the Sierra de Madrid. Take a look at the picture above, and you’ll realize that you can also enjoy these views from the suite’s whirlpool bathtub.

#19.The Langham – Chicago

Chicago is one of the busiest and largest metropolia in the world, so escape the street’s chaos by staying at The Langham, one of the city’s most luxurious hotels. As you can see in the picture below, the suites boast floor-to-ceiling windows which provide stunning views of the city skyline, while some of them also overlooks the famous Chicago River

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The hotel’s Infinity Suite features White Statuario marble, giant soaking bathtubs, rainfall showers, towel warmers, and Chuan Spa amenities. However, you don’t want the suites located on the 12th-floor, since they feature two bathtubs – one in the guest bathroom and one in the master suite – and both of them overlook the city’s skyline.

#18. Andara Resort And Villas – Phuket, Thailand

The magical island of Phucket, Thailand, is home to some of the world’s most amazing beaches. But for those who wish to embark on a more luxurious journey, you must know that Andara Resort and Villas has really got it all. Its 5-star Penthouse Suites are 153-square-meter large, and they feature a private staircase which leads up to an exclusive roof-top deck with an infinity pool, which also offers amazing views of the lush hillside and turquoise water.

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But not only does the roof-top deck open to beautiful oceanfront views. The Penthouse Suites also boast giant bathrooms with marble tubs and plenty of vanity space, which face giant glassed windows that overlook the Andaman Sea as well. So relax all morning in the bathtub while gazing at one of the best beaches in the world.

#17. The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the largest, busiest, and most densely populated cities in the world. So for those of you who seek peace and serenity, you may want to settle down in a comfortable and luxurious hotel in order to compensate the city’s hustle and bustle. Look no further, because Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong is exactly what you’re looking for.

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This towering building is home to one of the city’s most luxurious suites. The Ritz-Carlton Suites located on the 117th floor boasts bathrooms with a Jacuzzi, a rainforest showerhead, and obviously, a splendid view of all the city. But if you grow tired of gazing at the city’s skyscrapers from your bathtub, then you should know that the hotel features five-star Italian and Chinese restaurants, as well as a fancy café named Café103, located on the building’s 103rd floor.

#16. Vik – Chile

Vik Chile features 22 unique suites which were designed by Alexander and Carrie Wik with the help of Marcelo Daglio. These suites stand out thanks to their pioneering designs and the extensive artwork they feature. Combining art and design, they feature floor to ceiling windows which help to merge works of art with those masterpieces created by nature.

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A bronzed titanium roof on the outside of the suites reflect the iconic mountains of the region and the works by Gehry and Serra. Inside the suites, there is a variety of pieces of art created by Roberto Matta, one of the most known and loved artists of Chile. The “Secret Life of Plants” series by Anselm Kiefer decorate the interior walls of the suites.

#15. Southern Ocean Lodge – Australia

If you are heading to Kangaroo Island in South Australia, you’ll want to stay in the Southern Ocean Lodge. The lodge is located at the top of a rugged stretch of coast in an isolated cliff and has the most amazing views of the Southern Ocean and a complete view of the wilderness around Kangaroo Island. If you are looking for relaxation and comfort, this lodge is the perfect place to stay.

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The 21 suites that comprise the entire lodge combine sensitive designs with a contemporary style, and, on top of that, they are completely comfortable and provide you with spectacular views of all the surrounding wilderness. Every suite has a plush bed, sunken lounges and bathrooms covered in glass. If you want to have a drink outside, these 21 suites have outdoor terraces. The most complete suite is the Remarkable Suite which features a spacious lounge, a fire and a spa bath on the terrace.

#14. Zarafa – Botswana

Owned by the award-winning filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert, the Zarafa Camp is located in Botswana. The incredible natural region was used by Dereck and Beverly as a backdrop for their National Geographic films for more than 25 years. The Zarafa overlooks the Zibadianja Lagoon, which is the source of the famous Savute Channel. The camp provides a lot of game and will make you experience the wilderness of Botswana’s floodplains.

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The camp is composed of only four tents to make the stay much more customized and private. Every tent may host up to eight guests at the same time and ensure a constant air of intimacy and exclusivity. The tents are furnished with large beds with romantic linens, en-suite facilities, and private pools. Each tent also offers incredible panoramic views of the neverending wilderness. The warmth inside the tents is achieved through copper heaters located inside each tent.

#13. Alila Jabal Akhdar – Oman

Located in the Al Hajar Mountains and overlooking an incredible gorge, this resort offers ultimate luxury accommodations in a very dramatic setting. A former Omani military base and observation point, Alila Jabal Akhdar was closed to visitors during several years until Sultan Qaboos opened it up to visitors. Nowadays, nature lovers will feel completely at home in this particular retreat spot.

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The suite is designed to contrast and balance their luxurious comforts with the surrounding wild terrain. The LEED-certified resort takes a lot from the traditional Omani architecture, and native construction elements are present in all the suites, from the local stones to the copper accents and the pottery present in each room. The 78 suites and villas are spread in the whole terrain in order for visitors to get the most of the visually stunning panoramas.

#12. Royal Chundu – Zambia

Camouflaged along the banks of the Zambezi River and bordering Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Royal Chundu lodges cover nine miles of private waterway. These lodges offer untold tranquility in which romance and adventure are combined for the perfect getaway as a couple. The Royal Chundu suites provide guests with the opportunity to explore the surrounding area and waterfalls.

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Owned and run by a family, the Royal Chundu cover two luxurious lodges located at the banks of the Zambezi River, 30 km upstream of the incredible Victoria Falls. The biggest of the two lodges is the River Lodge, while the Island Lodge is much exclusive. If you are looking for an intimate getaway, the Royal Chundu is the best choice for you. Kitamura Island is the place in which the exclusive Island Lodge is located, a short boat ride away from the main lodge.

#11. Borgo Santo Pietro – Italy

Located near Siena at the heart of Tuscany, Borgo Santo Pietro excels at being a 5-star boutique hotel with a spa, a cooking school, and a Michelin-starred restaurant. This 13th-century Tuscan villa was restored into a beautiful country estate for the enjoyment of every guest. The grounds of the hotel is covered with cypress trees and beautiful stone fountains.

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Everything inside each and every one of the 20 villas demonstrates the touch of the designer —from the handpicked antiques, ornate chandeliers and hand-painted walls to the marble fireplaces and hand-carved beds. Even though the new Danish owner, Jeanetter, tried to maintain the royal essence of the original structure of the property, she did not avoid being modern. Each room has flat-screen televisions and pre-loaded iPods with docking stations for the guests.

#10. Post Ranch Inn – California

Located 1200 feet above the Pacific Ocean at the top of the cliff of Big Sur, the Post Ranch Inn is perfect if you want a romantic or relaxing getaway, and is considered one of the most luxurious places to stay in all California. The Post Ranch Inn is composed of 39 rooms that combine rustic elegance, natural architecture, comfort and privacy with a panoramic view of mountains or ocean.

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The design of the Coast House, one of the most attractive and luxurious of the 39 rooms, obtains its inspiration from the surrounding redwood trees. On top of that, each room has a private entrance, couches made of the softest leather and coffee tables in front of cozy fireplaces. Each room is also equipped with a daily gourmet breakfast, a minibar, and wireless Internet access.

#9. InterContinental Hong Kong – China

Boasting some of the best views of Hong Kong Island, InterContinental Hong Kong is located on the edge of Victoria Harbor. The 503 guest rooms and 87 suites have the best location, near businesses, entertainment places, and shopping malls. The hotel combines the principles of feng shui design with contemporaneous designs. Many of the rooms in the hotel have views of the harbor, and the three-story windows of the lobby give a panoramic view of the harbor.

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If you are interested in getting relaxed at the hotel, the I-Spa offers an extensive list of treatments that range from manicures and pedicures to thermal mineral baths while incorporating principles of feng shui. For those passengers who had a long flight, the jet lag massage will hit all the pressure points and leave the guests completely refreshed for their holidays.

#8. Hotel Caesar Augustus – Italy

There’s nothing like bathing with a view of the crystal-clear blue sea. And if the sea is surrounded by mountains, then there’s literally nothing more you can ask for. On your next trip to Italy, don’t doubt visiting Hotel Caesar Augustus, located in one of the most beautiful spots of the Amalfi Coast. This perfect combination of nature and luxury will leave you in awe.

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If what you want is to relax in your room while enjoying the view, then take advantage of the Jacuzzi tub that comes in every suite, while glazing at the beautiful sea. If you want to take things a step further, then rent the Tiberio Master Suite, which features a bathroom with luxury bath products, a vanity mirror, and even marble surfaces. But if you’re more of an outdoor person, you should know that the hotel has its own private terrace which overlooks the whole coast, reason for which it is considered to be the “most panoramic hotel of the Amalfi Coast“.

#7. Footsteps – Botswana

If your idea of holidays is visiting untamed regions of Africa, the Footsteps hotel in Botswana will offer you incredible experiences at the spectacular Okavango Delta and you will be able to experience the contrasts that are created when the Okavango River flows directly into the Kalahari Desert. The flow of the river creates a variety of habitats, including riverine forest, palm islands, and permanent swamps, which make the perfect habitat for a wide variety of species.

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The Footsteps Camp in the Okavango Delta offers, for a maximum of six guests at the same time, the ultimate experience in private safaris. You will travel with your group to the edge of a wonderful lagoon where hippos, lions and wild dogs are often seen in the area. Among other animals that can be seen: the tsessebe, zebra, and impala are among the most common. If the flood level is low, you may be able to ride in a mokoro through the channels made by the river.

#6. Casa de Uco Resort – Argentina

Casa de Uco Wine Resort is composed of 7 rooms, 9 suites, and vineyard converted into villas, each of them with their own extraordinary views of the incredible landscape. The private villas, which are equipped with private terraces and gardens, are nestled inside the vineyard away from the Resort, offering incredible privacy with all the resort services and amenities at your hand.

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The Two Bedroom Villa, one of the most private of the Casa de Uco Resort, may accommodate up to four guests in total. It is a two-story Villa located on the shore of a lagoon in the middle of the Uco Valley, in the province of Mendoza, Argentina. Combining sophisticated designs and serene spaces, the Villa provides a harmonious and therapeutic view of the surrounding nature. It boasts a spacious deck terrace that overlooks the water, and a two-story living and dining area.

#5. Sayari – Tanzania

Located in the northwestern Serengeti and largely untouched by local and foreign tourism traffic, the Sayari Camp is one of the last permanent camps in the area and is dedicated to protecting the environment. As the camp is located near the Mara River, the wildlife concentration is incredible all the year round, but it is during the Great Migration, in which millions of wildebeests and zebra cross back and forth across the river while in search for food, that the area becomes much more populated.

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The camp is also the perfect destination for those discerning travelers, and the Sayari Camp has been named in the Conde Nast Hot List, which ranks the best new hotel openings. The camp has also been featured in the Tanzania Tourism Board’s Sustainable Camp of the Year due to their labor in protecting the environment, as is a great option for those eco-friendly travelers that want a holiday in the middle of nature.

#4. Gora Kadan – Japan

One of the most important aspects of the Japanese relaxation culture is the traditional Ryokan experience, and the Gora Kadan is one of the places that excel at that experience, making it memorable and extravagant. Located at the quiet foothills of Mt. Fuji, Gora Kadan exists inside the grounds of the former summer villa of the Imperial family and features several open-air baths which are fed by the hot and mineral-rich spring water.

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The 38 rooms and suites that conform Gora Kadan combine a unique blend of Japanese tradition and modern design, together with the mountainous outdoors. Walkways connect the exterior of the suites and every suite is completed with tatami floors and mattresses in the authentic Japanese style. All rooms are equipped with a living room, sleeping room, indoor wooden baths, and Japanese gardens with Maple trees.

#3. The Silo – Cape Town

Located in Cape Town, The Silo is one of the latest and most modern luxury hotel and lodges created by Liz Biden’s Royal Portfolio. This luxury hotel overlooks the V&A Waterfront. What is most incredible is that this hotel is a grain silo that was bought and the converted, hence the name. If you wanted to visit Cape Town and have a luxurious time, this is your hotel.

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As common with the rest of the hotels from Royal Portfolio, every space is individually designed and styled by the same Biden. The polished refinement and industrial looks of the hotel are enhanced by the furnishing and comfort the hotel provides. The windows are 18 feet tall and give an incredible panorama of Robben Island, Table Mountain, Devil’s Peak, Lion’s Head, Signal Hill and behind all of that, the blue ocean.

#2. Wolwedans Boulders Camp – Namibia

Featuring the most unique lodges and camps that are suited for a wide variety of safari-goes, the Wolwedans Boulders Camp Collection in Namibia offers from tented camps to incredibly isolated lodges for those visitors who want a peaceful retreat. If you are planning a custom safari trip in Namibia, there are several travel consultants that will help create the perfect safari experience.

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One of the most solicited lodges is the Dunes Lodge which is located atop a dune plateau overlooking the most amazing and beautiful scenery in all directions and perfectly captures the beauty of the desert. The building is a combination of wooden structures and blinds that open to the desert. The lodge looks like a tented camp but provides comfort and protection like any other building.

#1. Tongabezi – Zambia

If you are looking to enjoy the incredible variety of activities to be done in Zambia, the perfect lodge to stay in is the Tongabezi, which is located along the banks of the Zambezi River. This lodge combines luxury accommodations with romantic ambiance, offering adventures, relaxation, and peaceful surroundings. Not to mention the incredible views over the Victoria Falls. The Tongabezi is also the perfect spot to view the Lunar Rainbow phenomenon.

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There are several things to do at Tongabezi, for example, you can arrange to have a tour of every waterfall in this particular region of Africa. If you are visiting Tongabezi during full moon season, you may able to be witness to the Lunar Rainbow, a phenomenon that occurs naturally in this area. Additionally, guests are encouraged to visit the nearby villages and experience the warmness of the Zambian people.

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