Hotels with the Most Unexpected Views

Hotels with the Most Unexpected Views
Hotels from Mexico to Hawaii boast unexpected viewing treats from spider monkeys and Paso Fino horses to a continuously erupting volcano.

Paso Fino Horses: Located eight miles off the coast of Puerto Rico and without boasting a traffic light, guests at W Retreat & Spa – Vieques Island can enjoy the sight of indigenous Paso Fino horses passing by outside their window and relax to a chorus of coqui frogs.

Mexican Jungle: As a resort centered in the jungle in Riviera Maya, Mexico, Sandos Caracol Eco Resort has identified over 60 species of wildlife on the property. Guests should not be surprised to catch a glimpse of spider monkeys outside their door.

Planes Taking Off: Located in one of the world's busiest airports, Hilton Chicago O'Hare's Runway View rooms boast unparalleled sights of airplane take-offs and landings through floor to ceiling, sound-proof windows.

Kilauea Volcano: As the only hotel located within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Aqua-Aston Hospitality's Volcano Houseis perched on the rim of the erupting Kilauea Volcano with “close-up” views from the windows.

Coffee Plantation: Guests at Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose can bask in the splendor of the Spanish hacienda's 30-acre coffee plantation and nearby evergreen rainforest canopy.

Horse Drawn Carriages: Located minutes away from the French Quarter, travelers staying at Hilton New Orleans Riverside enjoy downtown city views complete with French architecture, wrought-iron balconies and horse-drawn carriages along the streets of the Big Easy.

Miami Heat basketball players: At W South Beach, sports fans can look down on the basketball and tennis courts. The courts are available for complimentary guest use, though on any given day a Miami Heat basketball player or tennis pro may be practicing.

Disney Parks and Nightly Fireworks:Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa's 27th floor space boasts panoramic views of Disney Springs, hot air balloons, and Orlando theme parks, alluring guests in with the magical ambience of Disney World's enchanting attractions. Guests can watch nightly fireworks over Epcot and Magic Kingdom in the highest point in Disney Springs.

Cliff Suites: Perched on the southeast bluffs of Oil Nut Bay are The Cliff Suites–three individual luxurious one bedroom suites with private plunge pools overlook the open Caribbean Sea framed by dramatic cliff sides.

Church Steeples: At French Quarter Inn guests can enjoy views of Charleston's famed church steeples and historic spires from their window.

Cacti Mountain Range: Nestled amongst the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa provides guests with views of the cacti spotted range.

Mauna Kea Volcano: At Hilton Waikoloa Villageguests will enjoy some of the world's best humpback whale views and sights of the Mauna Kea volcano in the distance.

Historic Stockyards: The legendary Stockyards Hotel features views of Fort Worth's National Historic Stockyards District, which hosts the world's only twice daily cattle drive.

Farm Sanctuary: A 175-acre animal haven, Farm Sanctuary Bed & Breakfast offers a chance to stay overnight on the same grounds that houses rescued animals from industrial farming sites across the country with views of roaming roosters, pigs and cows.