There may be no more sublime a sight in all the world than the caldera at the center of Santorini, and Chromata is blessed with a front-row view.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A modest elevation above Joatinga Beach means everything to La Suite; this pint-sized boutique might just have the best sea view in all of Rio.
Sunset is when Casa Angelina comes alive; the views from the terraces are a forceful reminder of everything that’s special about the Amalfi Coast.
SUMAHAN ON THE WATER
It’s no exaggeration: Sumahan is perched right on the edge of the Bosphorus, in an upscale residential neighborhood, looking back towards the bustle of the west bank.
Soufrière, St Lucia
Three walls is more than enough; you wouldn’t want a pane of glass coming between you and your front-row view of St. Lucia’s towering, volcanic Pitons.
TAJ TASHI THIMPHU
It’s stunning enough from the outside, but the view from inside the Taj is inspiring as well, surrounded by nothing but Himalayas in every direction.
MANDARIN ORIENTAL NEW YORK
New York City, US
From high above Columbus Circle the views range far and wide, from the Midtown skyline to the Hudson River, and a bird’s-eye-view of Central Park.
LOS CAUQUENES RESORT & SPA
It’s as close as any Tablet hotel gets to the end of the world, and the views over Beagle Channel are the sort of thing nature documentaries are made of.
ANDAZ WEST HOLLYWOOD
Los Angeles, California
As the rare West Hollywood high-rise, the former Riot Hyatt is known for its unbroken views of the Sunset Strip and the Hollywood Hills.
Queenstown New Zealand
Azur delivers on all that its name promises — views of the spectacularly cerulean Lake Wakatipu. And it certainly doesn't hurt that this tableau is framed by a snow-capped mountain range known as 'The Remarkables".