Great Views Out The Window

You know you have made a great choice of accommodation when you can gaze out the window and enjoy views of your destination, all from the safety and comfort of your room. The appreciation of your destination doesn’t have to stop when you come back home from a day of exploring. Open the window, poke your head out and experience the smells and sounds as well as these spectacular views.

It is surprising how many times we have been inspired to take a photo out the window. Looking back on our photo collection we have found so many times that the view was so spectacular that we simply had to take a photo.

Switzerland view from the window
A spectacular view of the Swiss Alps out the window of our mountain chalet in Hasliberg, Switzerland. The next day it snowed, for a totally different view from the same spot.
Hunker Bunker
The view of Lake Te Anau, from the Hunker Bunker, an off-grid property we stayed at in Te Anau, on the south island of New Zealand.
Van Vieng Laos
We spoiled ourselves when backpacking through Cambodia. Instead of a grotty dorm room as usual, we stayed in a villa with killer views across Nam Song in Van Vieng.
Ubud Bali
Our weekend rental near Ubud had huge windows overlooking a valley and lush forest in Bali.
Vinelands South Africa
It was a no brainer to stay on a vineyard when visiting the Stellenbosch winelands region near Cape Town in South Africa. It was such a peaceful setting. From the main bedroom, we looked out onto their small vineyard.
Looking in
A cheeky monkey looking back at us through the window, at the Buhleni Farm Chalets, Ezulwini Valley, Ezulwini (Swaziland).
Tuscany Italy
Classic tuscan views out the window of our accommodation in Italy, in a little village called Castelnuovo d’Elsa between Florence and Pisa.
T-House Ubud Bali
We stayed for a couple of months in this T-House, just outside of Ubud, Bali. What a front yard, true Bali style.
Table Mountain Cape Town
When in Cape Town, wherever you look you can see Table Mountain, sometimes even from the comfort of your own bed.
Rome Italy
Apartment living in the suburbs of Rome does not mean the views are limiting. Out the window, you can stay and watch the locals go about their business
Perth Hills Western Australia
The Aussie bush right out the window of our weekender in the hills of Perth
Laos River
For $5 a night, this room we rented in Don Det in southern Laos had million-dollar views
Kangaroo Island, South Australia
We stayed with relatives near American River on Kangaroo Island, in South Australia, and were spoiled with an amazing view across the Bay.
Hermanus South Africa
Hermanus is the whale watching capital of South Africa, and we were hoping to spot some whales out our window, it would have been the most conformable whale viewing spot ever.
Goa India
Goa, located south of Mumbai India, is all about the beaches, and we were lucky to find a place at the end of one of the beaches with a view of all the action.
Corsican View
Corsica is a stunning natural paradise. We love that we can visit friends and they have a view like this, the beauty of Corsica on the doorstep.
Sapa through the window
This is one of our oldest images of a room with a view. You can see how spectacular was the view of the mountains around Sapa, Vietnam.

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