Soaking It In: Bathtubs With a View

Once the rush of festive season settles down, making time to reflect becomes a little easier. What’s in store for the year ahead? If you ask us, there’s no better place to gather your thoughts than in the warm, relaxing embrace of a perfectly drawn bath. Better still – make that a bathtub with an unforgettable view. At Four Seasons, the simple yet grounding experience of a bath gets elevated to new heights.

Look out onto Petite Anse bay from your hillside tub in the Seychelles, relax in a hand-hammered copper bathtub set among the treetops in the Golden Triangle, or sip champagne as you gaze out on a historic garden in Florence from your free-standing marble tub. Whatever your view of choice, the result is bound to be relaxation and clarity. These tubs will have you dreaming of your next stay with Four Seasons.

Ocean views in the Seychelles

A woman sitting in a bubble bath with rose petals

Whether you’re feeling jet-lagged or simply tired after a long day in the hot sun, the large sunken bathtub in your private villa at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles is the ideal spot to recover and recharge – with a little help from a personal attendant from the Resort’s Le Syel Spa, who can time your bath to coincide with the sunset over Petite Anse Bay. Immerse yourself in the flavours of the island with the Mahé treatment – a soak in coconut and mango milk and cinnamon essence – or opt for the Indulgence treatment: a chocolate-scented bath accompanied by a bowl of melted chocolate.

Open-air bliss in the Golden Triangle


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After an adventurous day trekking through the jungle, soothe aching muscles with a bath in a hand-hammered copper tub at the treetop-fringed Spa at Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle. Take in breathtaking views of River Ruak and the expansive bamboo forest as you splash in water enhanced with mountain botanicals, invigorating body and spirit, set to a soundtrack of birds singing nearby.

An artful take in Florence

A spacious, ornate bathroom with a raised marble bathtub in the center

The bathtub is the star of your art-filled bathroom at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze. Sip champagne in your free-standing marble tub filled with delicately scented bubbles, gazing up at frescoed ceilings, a Renaissance courtyard or out onto the lush garden. In the Conti Renaissance Suite, some of the frescoes in the bathroom represent the Temple of the Seven Virtues seen in the Hotel garden. But no matter which room you’re staying in, bath time here is a feast for the eyes.

Downtown views in New York


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Each of the 189 rooms and suites at Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown feature deep soaking tubs, but the true star is the egg-shaped tub in the Empire Suite, which also boasts stunning views of Midtown’s distinctive skyline. These oversized tubs fill up in two minutes flat, making it easy to squeeze in a relaxing bath to wash off the day before transitioning to a fun-filled night. Need an extra energy boost? Stop by Next|Health at the Hotel Spa for one of their innovative IV therapies or have the Spa book a personalized session with one of the industry-leading wellness experts from The Collective.

Instagram-worthy views in Costa Rica

Bathroom with a vanity, mirror and a free-standing white bathtub opens up to an outdoor terrace with views of the ocean

The soaking tub in the Casa del Cielo residence at Four Seasons Resort Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica has become an Instagram sensation thanks to its sensational ocean and jungle views. But the Resort’s custom bath rituals can turn any room with a tub into a private spa. Whether your muscles are tired from a hike or you’ve just come from the airport after a long flight, the Spa team can customize bath ingredients like jojoba oil or Epsom salt to cure your woes as you gaze out at the surrounding tropical forest.

Private spa in Oahu

When the views are this beautiful, you’ll want to do everything outdoors. And the Deluxe Room with Outdoor Spa Tub at Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina let you do just that. Surrounded by lush green foliage with the deep blue of the ocean waters peeking through, the outdoor spa tub is set on an open-air patio outfitted with a table, chairs and loungers inviting you to stay a while. With a plate of fresh Hawaiian papaya and your drink of choice, what more could you need?

A cultural approach in Kyoto

Indoor wellness pool

In Japan, bathing is considered a daily ritual meant to bring purification and pleasure. At Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, the best way to experience the custom is with some time in the Hotel’s ofuro, a hot bath and sauna. Steep in traditional Japanese sake – which contains rich amino acids to brighten and soften skin along with purifying, moisturizing and anti-ageing properties – or luxuriate in a milk bath made with natural hot spring water, organic green tea extracts and green tea seed oil for dewy skin.

Sky-high serenity in Tokyo

The fervent energy of Tokyo is keenly felt in the Otemachi district, the city’s buzzing financial centre. Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi offers an unexpectedly delightful place to collect your thoughts: your room’s freestanding bathtub. Surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows, the tub is perfectly positioned so you can take in the sprawling city views from the ultimate vantage point. Turn on the Bluetooth speaker and put on the Frequencies playlist – curated by Bellosound in collaboration with the Hotel’s Director of Spa and Wellness Faraaz Tanveer – and time your bath with the sunset to watch the Tokyo skyline glide from day into night.

Cityscapes in Philadelphia

Woman with short dark hair sits in a bubble bath sipping a glass of champagne next to floor-to-ceiling views of a city skyline

Float above the clouds at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center, where deep soaking tubs set against floor-to-ceiling windows provide skyline views you won’t find anywhere else. The Hotel itself is set atop Philadelphia’s tallest tower – the Comcast Technology Center – meaning you can relax in the tub and go sightseeing at the same time.

Natural splendour in Tamarindo

Blurring the lines between indoors and out, each room at Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo, México, feels like you’re in your own private world. Wake up to the sound of waves crashing on the nearby beach before stepping into your free-standing oval tub to watch them roll in as you enjoy a soothing soak. A hammock waits for you just outside on your private terrace to further ease into the morning at your own pace.

Spa attendant pours oil on woman's bare shoulders as she sits in rectangular tub

No matter where you are in the world, taking a little time for yourself is always a good idea – and Four Seasons is here to help you make the most of it. Whether it’s turning your bathroom into your own private spa with a locally inspired bath ritual or drawing a bath for you just in time to see the city skyline light up as the sun goes down, these tubs at Four Seasons come not just with incredible views, but with personalized care and attention that makes a simple thing like a bath feel luxurious.


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