Venues with a view offer the best of both worlds, stunning outdoor settings and indoor space where you can still take in the view when if it rains. Here are some of the most beautiful venues with a view from around the world.
Zephyr Palace (Costa Rica)
Zephyr Palace is a perfect setting for executive retreats. This stunning mansion with 7 luxurious suites offers panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean's Nicoya Gulf, tropical forests and the beaches nearby.
Scuba diving, sailing, snorkeling and horse riding are available nearby. Guests have full access to the facilities of Villa Caletas Hotel.
Hotel Villa Caletas (Costa Rica)
With 46 guest rooms and suites, 3 indoor and 2 outdoor function spaces (including an amphitheater), Villa Caletas is self-described as "close to heaven" because of its views.
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club (Kenya)
It was once the private retreat of Hollywood actor William Holden and the playground of the rich and famous. Amidst 100 acres of landscaped gardens in Nanyuki, Kenya, this 120 room luxury hotel delivers spectacular views of Mount Kenya.
There are 5 function rooms that can accommodate groups ranging from 24 to 260. On-site activities include golf, horse riding, croquet,and lawn bowling.
Hatta Fort Hotel (United Arab Emirates)
About an hour from Dubai in an 80 acre garden setting, Hatta Fort Hotel offers splendid views of the majestic Hajar Mountains where it is located. The 50 chalet-style rooms, suites and villas provide a private setting for team building retreats and business meetings.
The property is known for its natural rock pool. There are ropes courses and climbing walls on-site. 4 x 4 Jeep excursions are available in the surrounding mountains and desert wadis.