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20 of the Best Worldwide Places to Stay for Panoramic Views

14 January 2021

Whether you prefer a windswept seascape, bustling city scenery, or a sweeping mountain vista, it’s often the unique views that make a holiday special.

After all, who wants to take a break in a windowless cottage, or a beautiful and luxurious cabin…that overlooks a multi-storey car park?

So whatever your viewing pleasure, we’ve selected some of our favourite worldwide properties, with some of the very best panoramic scenery to feast your eyes upon.

(With such outstanding backdrops to keep you company, the TV can stay off all holiday long!)

Author: Nina Jervis
Main Image: Apollo 11 | New Zealand

Belle Tout Lighthouse B&B

Beachy Head, East Sussex, England
A historic Lighthouse B&B perched on the white cliffs of Beachy Head, with show-stopping panoramic views and many original features.  
Bedrooms: 6
Sleeps: 2 per room
From
£155 / night

The Stonehouses

Ullapool, The Highlands, Scotland
Modern luxury, exceptional design and views to die for await at The Stonehouses - two truly unique holiday homes in the magnificent North West Highlands of Scotland.
Bedrooms: 2 per property
Sleeps: 3-4 per property
From
£175 / night

The Harpy Houseboat

Tower Bridge, London, England
Welcome aboard London's oldest houseboat, The Harpy, with unrivalled majestic views of Tower Bridge.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 10
From
£800 /night

Radio Tower

Saint Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands
Stay in one of Jersey's most iconic and unique buildings, with dramatic 360-degree coastal views all around that promise to take you far away from everyday life.
Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 6
From
£190 / night

Ketch

Killough, County Down, Northern Ireland
Make memories on the wild shores of the Irish Sea at Ketch, tucked away in the shadow of Ireland's tallest onshore lighthouse.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
From
£318 (2 nights)

Tainaron Blue

Mani, Peloponnese, Greece
Experience elaborate architectural design in a piece of history at Tainaron blue - a fabulous hotel in a converted Tower of Mani set by azure shores on the southernmost tip of mainland Greece.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps:
From
£200 / night

Vedetta Lodges

Scarlino, Tuscany, Italy
Five-star, dog-friendly glamping in the beautiful Tuscan countryside, complete with a warm Italian welcome!
Bedrooms: 1 per lodge
Sleeps: 2-4 per lodge
From
£123 /night

Canopy Tower

Soberanía National Park, Colón, Panama
Get up close and personal with the natural world, from the comfort of a treetop bedroom in Panamá's tropical paradise.
Bedrooms: Rooms/suites
Sleeps: 1-2 per room
From
£101 pppn

River Eye Treehouse

Tessungdalen, Telemark, Norway
Experience the simple pleasures of natural Norway up close, from the pure comfort of a hand-built forest treehouse.
Bedrooms: Studio
Sleeps: 9
From
£170 / night

Crane Hotel Faralda

Amsterdam, Netherlands
View the beauty of Amsterdam from a unique position - a stylish and award-winning hotel at the top of a former crane!
Bedrooms: 1 per suite
Sleeps: 2 per suite
From
£934 / night

DDG Retreat

Casares, Andalucia, Spain
The ultimate in unique Andalusian luxury; a peacefully private glamping haven featuring the world's most opulent tents.
Bedrooms: 1 per unit
Sleeps: 2 per unit
From
£300 / night

Sacromonte Landscape Hotel

Sacromonte, Maldonado, Uruguay
An architect-designed hotel and winery sustainably blended within a vast stretch of valley grassland in Uruguay.
Bedrooms: 1 per cabin
Sleeps:
From
£395/ night

Hobbitenango

Antigua, Central Highlands, Guatemala
Experience the fantasy world of storybooks, set high above the Antiguan hills with breathtaking volcano views.
Bedrooms: 1 per casita
Sleeps: 4 or 6 per casita
From
£60 / night

Kagga Kamma

Cederberg, Western Cape, South Africa
Escape the din of city life, in a culture-rich South African nature reserve and spa surrounded by vast, unspoilt wilderness.
Bedrooms: Open plan
Sleeps: Up to 2 (+2)
From
£134 / night

Pilot House

Drimnin, The Highlands, Scotland
A unique aluminium cabin for two, architect designed and perfectly set in the remote Scottish Highlands, for spectacular views over the Sound of Mull.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£160 / night

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