To prevent yourself from going stir-crazy during quarantine, try a change of scenery. Luxury hotels all over the world have live cams showcasing their dreamy destinations. These livestreams let you escape to everywhere from the rocky coast of Maine to the secluded sands of the Maldives all without leaving your living room.
Scroll below for some live cams that will send you on a virtual vacation.
Every accommodation in this all-suite Mexican resort faces the Sea of Cortés and you can appreciate a similar view with this live footage. Take a gander at the curved hotel façade, the palm-covered grounds with sinuous pools and the strong waves slamming the sand.
Floating off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island offers 13 miles of unspoiled, wide beaches. Witness the barrier island’s beauty with the hotel’s time-lapse, which follows the same beach scene from sunrise to long after the property’s azure umbrellas are packed away for the day.
Travel to New England with the help of this hotel, which is perched on 70 acres atop Bald Head Cliff. Even if you can’t watch foamy Atlantic waves crash into the jagged coast from one of the sea-themed rooms, this livestream gives you a great view.
The cam overlooking Grand Wailea and its beachfront looks like a magazine photo, until you notice the gently lapping waves. Soak up Wailea Beach, the reflection and activity pools, the chapel and much more live from 11 to 1:30 a.m. EDT daily. At night, a time-lapse of the day takes over the feed.
See Lake Tahoe in its colorful spring splendor with Edgewood Tahoe’s lakefront webcam. The rustic alpine getaway lets you get a glimpse of its swimming pool, towering pines, golden sand, pristine blue lake and snow-tipped Sierra range. All that’s missing is the crisp mountain air.
The Riviera Maya hotel nabbed a prominent role in the hit Netflix program Love Is Blind, but it has its own reality TV show. This cam makes the hotel the leading lady. The palm-lined, curvy pool and the ocean take centerstage instead of newly engaged couples who happen to be strangers.
Every day during the quarantine, this opulent hotel posts a sunrise photo from its live cam on its “Your Window” Instagram highlight. It’s a stunner of a scene: the sun peeks out from behind the mountains, casting a soft glow on Lake Como, with the hotel’s floating pool in the foreground.
The view from this Five-Star hotel atop a rugged bluff stretches 50 miles along the Northern California coastline. Pretend you’re spending the day in one of the property’s Adirondack chairs admiring the panorama with this time-lapse pointed at the kelly-green golf course and the dramatic coast with its royal-blue waters.
Imagine peering out of your window at the Five-Star hotel, past the swishing fronds on the palm trees to the inviting beach and rolling waves beyond. The live cam also reports the temperature in the lower right-hand corner, so that you can almost feel the sun shining on your face, too.
Grace Bay ranks among the best beaches in the world. It boasts white, powdery sand and crystal-clear, warm waters. Snag a front-row seat to the picture-perfect setting with this live cam from the all-suite Seven Stars Resort. It’s the next best thing to jumping into the ocean.
When you envision paradise, this island retreat with overwater villas flashes in your mind. But you don’t have to rely on your imagination — gaze at the sparkling turquoise waters and a thick swathe of palms and banyan trees sprawled across 58 acres in the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve Baa Atoll on this feed.
If you daydream of days spent lounging poolside, tune into this Mexican hotel’s feed. The camera zooms in on the enticing free-form pool dotted with palm trees and loungers. The pool fronts Banderas Bay, so you also can watch the pounding surf.