Published on August 17, 2016

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Photography by ZUCCHETTI KOS VIA ORACLEFOX.COM

by Cora L. Diekman 

Nothing compares to a bathtub with a seaside view, complete with fresh ocean breezes only steps from the sandy beach. Bonus – that rain shower is perfect for rinsing sand from your hair after an ocean swim.

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Photography by MATTHEW WILLIAMS VIA DWELL

Cabin life doesn’t have to be rustic.  This Lake Tahoe dwelling is all luxury with a picture window view of the surrounding ski country – dreamy Alpine feels included.

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Photography by BRUCE BUCK FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

This 432 Park Avenue penthouse features a reflective bathtub with a million dollar view, thanks to a prime location 90 stories high, and a 10-foot window for taking it all in.

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Photography by LOCATI ARCHITECTS VIA DECOHOLIC

Ski country never looked so beautiful, with views of snow-covered slopes from the warmth of an oversized soaker tub.  And candles, too.

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Photography by @PRISCILLAHONN VIA INSTAGRAM

This Instagram shot of Phuket, Thailand sums up everything we dream for in a bucket-list getaway to the tropics.

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Photography by WILLIAM WALDRON VIA ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST

Manhattan meets Colorado in this Aspen home that’s all about the view – and a lot of luxury, too.

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Photography by @VILLATREVILLE VIA INSTAGRAM

Thanks to Instagram, we’ve added yet another dreamy locale to our bucket list.  Hint: it’s full of Amalfi Coast views via the Villa Tre Ville Positano resort – in Italy, of course.

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Photography by MAXWELL MACKENZIE VIA ARCHDAILY

Yes, that does appear to be a fireplace next to the bathtub.  With a front row view of the changing leaves, this is officially the fall-weather bathroom of our dreams.

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Photography by BILL TIMMERMAN FOR LUXE VIA INTERIORCOLLECTIVE

A Japanese soaking tub is perfect for enjoying these picturesque desert views.

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Photography by 432PARKAVENUE.COM

432 Park Avenue is looking for residents to occupy these dreamy digs, with jaw-dropping views of the New York skyline, of course.

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Photography by SA_RA_HHHH

This Instagram shot of the Hard Rock Hotel in Ibiza shows off some amazing views of the beach below.

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Photography by EVE WILSON FOR THE DESIGN FILES

If we could design an English cottage with rolling countryside views, THIS would be the bathroom.

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Photography by MARK ROPER VIA POPPY TALK

This lovely cactus garden provides a lovely view AND a privacy screen, too.  Perfect!

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Photography by @MONDANITEDECO VIA INSTAGRAM

An outdoor bathtub with a view is always a good idea.  Thanks, Instagram!

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Photography by WORTH INTERIORS

Turks & Caicos does the bathtub scene right – with views of the beach, of course.

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Photography by NIKOLAS KOENIG VIA ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST

A sliding door turns an indoor bathroom into outdoor space in a matter of seconds.  Love those ocean views!

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Photography by @BEACHBOXTV VIA INSTAGRAM

In this case, we’re in love with the view AND that gorgeous tub.

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Photography by LORI PAR VIA ELEPHANT JOURNAL

It’s definitely rustic, but those views!  This is how glamping does bathtime.

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Photography by FERNANDO GUERRA VIA CONTEMPORIST

An idyllic view doesn’t always call for oceans or mountains.  This lush garden view is perfectly lovely with plenty of spa-like feels – and privacy, too.

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Photography by QUALITYBATH.COM

A turquoise-ocean view makes any room special, but this spacious bathroom is over-the-top glam.

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Photography by @WHEELER321 VIA INSTAGRAM

A bathroom that’s open to the rainforest puts Costa Rica at your fingertips, with the ocean in sight.  Just one question – how soon can we visit?