24 Vacation Views Worth a Last-Minute Trip in 2019

Zlata Faerman | Oct 24, 2019 Home & Garden
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  • Saint Peter’s Bay Luxury Resort & Residences

    With pristine beaches, a rich history, and welcoming culture, Saint Peter’s Bay Luxury Resort & Residences encapsulates the island of Barbados' appeal with thoughtful Caribbean design and unparalleled ocean views. Offering expansive accommodations ranging from one- to five-bedroom beachfront villas, travelers can immerse themselves in Caribbean luxury living and enjoy all that the island has to offer with concierge services and world class dining experiences.
  • Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, Fiji

    One of the most renowned vacation destinations in the South Pacific is the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort. Recognized for providing the best dive sites in Fiji, April marks the beginning of peak diving season, where the ocean warms up and reaches its maximum water temperature, spawning life and making it ideal for divers to experience up-close views of sea critters such as nudibranchs, flatworms, shrimps, ghost pipefish and more. Though the real views to be discovered are underwater, abundant sunshine, luscious palm trees, and sandy beaches can be seen from every corner of the resort.
  • Resort Squaw Creek

    Resort at Squaw Creek in California offers luxurious Lake Tahoe accommodations with grand picture windows that reveal sweeping views of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, ancient Ponderosa pine forests, and lush meadows. A year-round mecca of Lake Tahoe activities, the resort boasts a championship golf course, cross-country ski center, fly fishing center, ice-skating rink, heated swimming pools, water slide, and scenic hiking and biking trails. Whether guests are seeking an exciting family vacation or looking for a world-class corporate conference destination, Resort at Squaw Creek provides top quality service and amenities to ensure guests depart with cherished memories.
  • Pikaia Lodge - Galapagos

    It's a remote location that runs on solar energy for electric and water. Situated on 31 private acres of land on Santa Cruz Island, the Pikaia Lodge gives the best views into the beauty of the Galapagos Islands. Pikaia hosts a vast private wild giant tortoise reserve where anyone can get the best look into the diverse eco-system of these remote islands. In addition, views of the Pacific Ocean take over from any and all public rooms and areas while extinct volcanoes, lush cloud forests, and savannahs melt into the skyline from all sides of the expansive resort.
  • The Cove, Eleuthera

    The Cove is a secluded Bahamian resort offering guests unparalleled coastal views with private access to two pristine beaches and a hilltop bar and infinity pool overlooking both. The stunning and unspoiled tropical enclave provides a tranquil stay with local flair, immersing guests in an authentic Bahamian experience.
  • Bahwah Reserve - Indonesia

    Enveloped by lush tropical greenery and azure blue ocean, Bawah Reserve rests in sheltered carefree seclusion 160 nautical miles northeast of Singapore in Indonesia’s remote Anambas Archipelago. Surrounded by clear turquoise waters, blue lagoons, and coral reefs, this pristine and previously uninhabited marine conservation area caters to outdoor adventurers with an appetite for indulgence as well as paradise seekers looking for relaxation.
  • Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa

    Travelers looking to soak in the pleasure of Italy should head to the heart of Italy’s most beloved region, Tuscany, and stay at Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa. Tuscany epitomizes la vera Italia with its wine-soaked villages, art-rich cities, and breathtaking views. This former estate turned hotel alone is worthy of a trip, with its breathtaking views of lush vineyards, medievals towns, and olive groves in the Serchio Valley, one of the most unexplored areas of Italy.
  • Jade Mountain - St. Lucia

    For truly over-the-top views, look no further than St. Lucia’s Jade Mountain Resort in the Caribbean. Travelers will stay cliffside in a three-walled, open-air "sanctuary" (no average guests rooms here!) named after the galaxies and featuring touches such as private infinity pools, 15-foot high ceilings, and tropical hardwood hand selected from the rainforest of Guyana. With uninterrupted views of the famed Pitons surrounded by striking blue waters of Soufriere Bay, the resort blends harmoniously with the Caribbean environment and acts as a natural extension of the destination.
  • Carmel Beach, California

    At the foot of Ocean Avenue, Carmel Beach is rated one of the top beach towns in the United States. The iconic spot on California's central coast attracts visitors and locals to take in its majestic scenery and fun activities.
  • The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park - Colorado


    Enjoy the panoramas of the Royal Gorge and the Sangre de Cristo mountain range in Colorado atop the country's highest suspension bridge, which hangs 956 feet above the Arkansas River below. Some of the best ways to enjoy the sites include an aerial gondola ride, walk across the bridge, or trip soaring over the gorge on the country’s highest zip line.

  • Kinzua Viaduct - Pennsylvania

    Named “One of America’s most scenic drives” by National Geographic,Pennsylvania’s Route 6 is a magical journey through the state’s northern tier and home to the Kinzua Viaduct. Stroll 600 feet out on the pedestrian walkway high atop the trees to peer miles out into the Kinzua Gorge, and gaze down through the partial glass platform at the end of the walkway.
  • Manshausen Island - Norway

    Come to Manshausen Island and look out over the Norwegian Sea. During the summer, travelers will be surrounded by the wonders of the midnight sun; in the winter, they'll have unobstructed views of the Northern Lights. What could be better?
  • Flamenco Beach

    Located on Culebra, off Puerto Rico’s main island, this beach has been ranked as one of the best in the world by TripAdvisor and is known for its reef, which houses a variety of marine life.
  • Gather Greene - New York

    Gather Greene is on sprawling 100 acres and boasts breathtaking views of both the Berkshire and Catskill Mountains. The 17-room nature retreat offers high end "glamping” accommodations that allow guests to immerse themselves in nature without being challenged by it. Each of the 17 tiny house cabins provides a treehouse-like experience with one wall made completely of glass to showcase sweeping views. Guests can also partake in activities and workshops unique to the community such as cheese making, macrame, scent blending with locally foraged products, yoga classes, and more.

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