40 Modern Bathtubs That Soak In the View

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Nothing makes a bath more relaxing than a breathtaking view.

Engulfed by natural views, these envy-inducing tubs will inspire you to create your own at-home oasis.

Houle designed the ofuro tub in the master bath to mesh with the home’s tallowwood wall paneling. The Ikea sink is outfitted with Vola faucets.

Houle designed the ofuro tub in the master bath to mesh with the home’s tallowwood wall paneling. The Ikea sink is outfitted with Vola faucets.

In the master bath, a Dornbracht tub filler is paired with a tub by Philippe Starck for Duravit.

In the master bath, a Dornbracht tub filler is paired with a tub by Philippe Starck for Duravit.

In the master bath, the architect managed to combine privacy and a view by adding a horizontal-line pattern to the glass wall.

In the master bath, the architect managed to combine privacy and a view by adding a horizontal-line pattern to the glass wall.

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For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker used a simple palette of gray and white tile, black countertops, and stainless steel fixtures.

For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker used a simple palette of gray and white tile, black countertops, and stainless steel fixtures.

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An Almond bathtub by Porcelanosa is accented by a tub filler from Hansgrohe.

An Almond bathtub by Porcelanosa is accented by a tub filler from Hansgrohe.

The bathroom was similarly designed to make the most of exterior views.

The bathroom was similarly designed to make the most of exterior views.

Ranch O|H

Ranch O|H

Concreteworks cast the custom outdoor soaking tub.

Concreteworks cast the custom outdoor soaking tub.

The wellness area is divided into two areas: a wet zone with a stone swimming pool, sauna, and a Turkish bath; and a separate zone for spa treatments.

The wellness area is divided into two areas: a wet zone with a stone swimming pool, sauna, and a Turkish bath; and a separate zone for spa treatments.

Madison Park

Madison Park

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Phinney Ridge Residence

Phinney Ridge Residence

At the opposite end of the house, the soaking tub gets almost daily use. The bath and shower fixtures are by Dornbracht

At the opposite end of the house, the soaking tub gets almost daily use. The bath and shower fixtures are by Dornbracht

Outdoor Tub: A tucked-away bathtub provides  a private backyard oasis. "We kind  of got carried away," resident Maury Strong recalls of the decision to place the 59-inch freestanding Keren basin outdoors. "My view was, ‘Let’s just do it all."’ The extra effort paid off—the outdoor bath is among  her grandchildren’s favorite parts of  the house. Her husband, Ron Caron, also enjoys relaxing there.

Outdoor Tub: A tucked-away bathtub provides a private backyard oasis. "We kind of got carried away," resident Maury Strong recalls of the decision to place the 59-inch freestanding Keren basin outdoors. "My view was, ‘Let’s just do it all."’ The extra effort paid off—the outdoor bath is among her grandchildren’s favorite parts of the house. Her husband, Ron Caron, also enjoys relaxing there.

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In the master bathroom, a matte Ove tub from Wetstyle is one of Maca’s favorite getaways. The angle of the custom window, designed with a minimal frame to maximize the view, mimics the roofline.

In the master bathroom, a matte Ove tub from Wetstyle is one of Maca’s favorite getaways. The angle of the custom window, designed with a minimal frame to maximize the view, mimics the roofline.

The main draw of Fukasawa's hut: a bathroom featuring a large, Japanese-style tub with a view.

The main draw of Fukasawa's hut: a bathroom featuring a large, Japanese-style tub with a view.

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One such vacation inspired the tub, made of aromatic hinoki wood, in the master bathroom.

One such vacation inspired the tub, made of aromatic hinoki wood, in the master bathroom.

The master bathroom features one of two corner windows in the house. "At night, when I take a bath, I can see the moon and the stars," says Lois.<br>-<br>Taos, New Mexico<br>Dwell Magazine : July / August 2017

The master bathroom features one of two corner windows in the house. "At night, when I take a bath, I can see the moon and the stars," says Lois.
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Taos, New Mexico
Dwell Magazine : July / August 2017

An onsen, or Japanese soaking tub, with a private garden abuts the master suite.

An onsen, or Japanese soaking tub, with a private garden abuts the master suite.

In the master bath, a Dornbracht tub filler is paired with a tub by Philippe Starck for Duravit.

In the master bath, a Dornbracht tub filler is paired with a tub by Philippe Starck for Duravit.

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Master Bathroom

Master Bathroom

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An Envy II Wall-Faced Suite toilet by Parisi sits in the home’s sole bathroom and Caroma’s Starlett 1850 Island Bath was installed next to the window.

An Envy II Wall-Faced Suite toilet by Parisi sits in the home’s sole bathroom and Caroma’s Starlett 1850 Island Bath was installed next to the window.

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The residents, who previously lived in Japan, asked that the bathroom be modeled after a Japanese-style bathhouse. Wood-effect porcelain tiles from Ariostea line the shower and tub area.

The residents, who previously lived in Japan, asked that the bathroom be modeled after a Japanese-style bathhouse. Wood-effect porcelain tiles from Ariostea line the shower and tub area.

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Sliding glass panels in the bathroom open to put the tub in the tree canopy.

Sliding glass panels in the bathroom open to put the tub in the tree canopy.

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Master tub room

Master tub room

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The corner bathroom is defined by a freestanding Kado Lure 1760 tub and a powerful view of the bay.<br><br>Tasmania, Australia<br>Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017

The corner bathroom is defined by a freestanding Kado Lure 1760 tub and a powerful view of the bay.

Tasmania, Australia
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017

The master suite’s bathroom unfolds from a glass-walled bathing room, outfitted with a Signature Hardware tub and Lefroy Brooks fixtures, to an open-air shower.

The master suite’s bathroom unfolds from a glass-walled bathing room, outfitted with a Signature Hardware tub and Lefroy Brooks fixtures, to an open-air shower.

Cabin at Longbranch | Olson Kundig

Cabin at Longbranch | Olson Kundig