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    32 Restaurants With Spectacular Views

    Would you like a sunset with that?

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    1. Sierra Mar, Big Sur, Calif., U.S.A.

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    You're sitting: on top of a cliff

    At: Post Ranch Inn

    Looking at: the Pacific Ocean

    Ordering: the nine-course Taste of Big Sur tasting menu

    2. Eagle's Eye, Golden, Canada

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    You're sitting: 7,700 feet above sea level after a 15-minute gondola lift ride

    At: Kicking Horse Resort

    Looking at: the Purcell, Selkirk, and Rocky Mountains

    Eating: local wild salmon

    3. Elements Restaurant, Scottsdale, Ariz., U.S.A.

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    You're sitting: on Camelback Mountain

    At: Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

    Looking at: Paradise Valley, Ariz.

    Ordering: from a menu by Food Network star and executive chef Beau MacMillan

    4. Sunset da Mona Lisa, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

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    You're sitting: at the tip of the bay of Cabo San Lucas

    Looking at: the Pacific Ocean

    Eating: seafood and Italian food (i.e., homemade pasta and swordfish or sea bass)

    5. Dasheene, St Lucia, West Indies

    You're sitting: on an old cocoa plantation returned resort

    At: Ladera Restort

    Looking at: the Pitons and the Caribbean Sea

    Eating: local cuisine like potato and coconut soup and Caribbean lamb salad

    6. The River Cafe, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S.A.

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    You're sitting: under the Brooklyn Bridge

    Looking at: the East River, New York skyline, and the Statue of Liberty

    Eating: poached Nova Scotia lobster, sweet and sour butternut squash, celery root purée, brussel sprout leaves

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    7. 6.8 Palopo, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

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    You're sitting: at shore of Lake Atitlan

    At: Casa Palopo

    Looking at: Toliman, Atitlán, and San Pedro Volcanos

    Eating: Filet Robalo, grilled fish served with a fresh cilantro sauce or racks of lamb served with a mint and date sauce — ask for yucca chips on the side

    8. Sanctuary Lodge, Cuzco, Peru

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    You're sitting: in the closest hotel to Machu Picchu

    At: Sanctuary Lodge Hotel

    Looking at: Sacred Valley, Urubamba River, and Machu Picchu

    Eating: a traditional Peruvian meal

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    9. Le Jules Verne, Paris, France

    You're sitting: 125 meters in the air, second floor

    At: the Eiffel Tower (like, you're inside of it)

    Looking at: Paris

    Eating: classic French cuisine

    10. torre d'alta mar, Barcelona, Spain

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    You're sitting: 75 meters high in an old port cable's tower

    Looking at: 360 degrees of Mediterranean Sea and Port Vell

    Wondering: what it was like to be at the 1929 Barcelona Universal Exhibition (The tower was originally built for it.)

    11. Rosellinis, Ravello, Italy

    You're sitting: on a medieval fishing village on the Amalfi coast

    At: Palazzo Avino Hotel

    Looking at: the Mediterranean Sea and other pretty fishing villages

    Eating: two-star Michelin Italian fare with regional wine

    12. Piz Gloria, Mürren, Switzerland

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    You're sitting: on a summit 2,970 meters high

    At: Schilthorn

    Looking at: 200 Alpine summits, including Piz Gloria, the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau peaks

    Ordering:"Martini, shaken not stirred" at the James Bond bar or the James Bond breakfast

    Welcome to the Bond World 007. The 1969 James Bond 007 film On Her Majesty's Secret Service was filmed here.

    13. Les Remparts, Eze, France

    You're sitting: on the Côte d'Azur (aka the French Rivera)

    At: Château de La Chèvre d’Or

    Looking at: the Mediterranean Sea and St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

    Eating: Mediterranean dishes, because, you know, you're in the Mediterranean

    14. Hotel Edelweiss, Mürren, Switzerland

    You're sitting: on the sun terrace

    At: Hotel Edelweiss

    Looking at: the big three of the Swiss Alps: Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau Summits

    Drinking: beer

    15. Strofi, Athens, Greece

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    You're sitting: at the edge of Acropolis

    Looking at: the Parthenon

    Eating: traditional Greek and Mediterranean cuisine (No ambrosia?)

    16. Milkla, Instanbul, Turkey

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    You're sitting: on the hotel rooftop

    At: The Marmara Pera

    Looking at: Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

    Eating: Turkish-Scandinavian food inspired by chef and owner Mehmet Gürs' background (i.e. North Aegean octopus and tahini ice cream)

    17. Vertigo, Bangkok, Thailand

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    You're sitting: in open-air at the 61st floor rooftop

    At: Banyan Tree

    Looking at: the heart of the business district, river, and city skyline

    Eating: signature dishes like roasted snow fish, tenderloin, wagyu, or vertigo appetizer plate

    18. Soneva Kiri, Koh Kood, Thailand

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    You're sitting: in a bamboo dining pod

    At: Soneva Kiri Resort

    Looking at: Gulf of Thailand's shoreline and an ancient rain forest

    Eating: homemade Thai cuisine brought to you by a flying waiter

    19. Bukhari, Uma Paro, Bhutan

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    You're sitting: in a dramatic dining room named after the traditional Bhutanese fireplace — it's that cool thing in the center of the room

    At: Uma by COMO hotel

    Looking at: Paro Valley

    Eating: Bhutanese and international dishes with seasonal, locally sourced produce

    Also at Uma:

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    You're sitting in: the villa terrace

    At: Uma by COMO hotel

    Looking at: Paro Valley

    Having: a private dinner

    20. Tapasake, Island of North Malé Atoll, Maldives

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    You're sitting: on a Maldivian lagoon

    At: One&Only Reethi Rah

    Looking at: Laccadive Sea in the Indian Ocean

    Eating: Japanese cuisine, with highest grade sushi and sashimi shipped from Tokyo

    21. Ayung Terrace, Sayan, Indonesia

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    You're sitting: on the terrance

    At: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

    Looking at: the Ayung River and palm trees

    Eating: Asian-inspired and Indonesian specialties

    22. Felix, Hong Kong, China

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    You're sitting: on the 28th floor

    At: Peninsula Hotel

    Looking at: Hong Kong skyline and harbor

    Indulging in: European cuisine

    You can catch the Symphony of Lights, a nightly multimedia show between Victoria Peak and Hong Kong Harbor.

    23. Kupu Kupu Barong Villas, Bali, Indonesia

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    You're sitting: in a split-level setting with outdoor terrace

    At: Kupu Kupu Barong Villas

    Looking at: the Aunug River and forest

    Eating: Southeast Asian–French fusion

    24. Waterfalls Restaurant, San Pablo City, Philippines

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    You're sitting: at the foot of Labasin Falls

    At: Villa Escudero Resort

    Looking at: Labasin Falls

    Eating: All you can eat lunch buffet.

    Labasin Falls is not actually a natural waterfall, but a spillway of the Labasin Dam. A slight bummer, but still cool.

    25. Klein’s Camp, Serengeti, Tanzania

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    You're sitting: at the edge of Kuka Hills

    At: andBeyond’s Klein’s Camp

    Looking at: Serengeti National Park and the Masai Mara National Reserve

    26. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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    You're sitting: at an altitude of 7,800 feet, at the rim the largest unbroken caldera in the world

    Looking at: Ngorongoro Crater, the eighth Natural Wonder

    Eating: a private brunch

    27. The Rock Restaurant, Zanzibar, Tanzania

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    You're sitting: on a rock

    Looking at: Michanwi Pingwe beach and the Indian Ocean

    Eating: the Rock Special (lobster, cigal, jumbo prawn, fish filet, and calamari all on the grill)

    28. Delaire Graff Restaurant, Stellenbosch, South Africa

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    You're sitting: in the Cape Winelands

    At: The Delaire Graff Estate

    Looking at: Simonsberg Mountain Range and Estate vineyards

    Eating: kabeljou fish or free-range beef with bone marrow and oyster mushrooms

    29. Wildman Restaurant, Northern Territory, Australia

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    You're sitting: in Mary River National Park Wetlands

    At: Wildman Wilderness Lodge

    Looking at: Mary River Floodplains

    Eating: pan-fried barramundi (fish) and tomato-braised lamb shanks

    30. Blu Bar on 36, Sydney, Australia

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    You're sitting: at Level 36

    At: Shagri-La Hotel

    Looking at: Darling Harbour, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the Opera House

    Drinking: a $10,000 martini (the Diamond Martini: "Your choice of ultra-premium

    Vodka or gin! Oh, it also comes with a room..." the menu assures.)

    31. Aria Restaurant, Sydney, Australia

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    You're sitting: on the waterfront of Sydney Harbor

    At: Aria Restaurant

    Looking at: Sydney Harbor Bridge and the Opera House

    Eating: seaonal ingredient dishes like roasted Sicilian eggplant with basil, ricotta gnudi, and zucchini blossoms

    32. Skyline Restaurant, Queenstown, New Zealand

    You're sitting: 450 meters high at the top of Bob's peak

    At: The Skyline Queenstown

    Looking at: Lake Wakatipu, Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Walter Peak, Cecil Peak, and all of Queenstown

    Eating: Taste of New Zealand buffet after an epic gondola ride