Bermuda may be known for its pink sand beaches and world-class golf courses, but thanks to a recent report in Budget Travel—the same story that was reposted on MSNBC travel—the island is also notable for a killer view from the window seat. According to the December article 10 Scenic Airport Landings, the approach to Bermuda's L.F. Wade International Airport was selected as one of the most scenic in the world by pilots and flight attendants who were polled for the story. "The island is just as lovely from the air as it is on the ground," says flight attendant Heather Zorzini who recently retired after 31 years and about 20 million miles aboard Air Canada. “Deep-green seas fade to pale turquoise as they lap at pink beaches and pastel houses with white limestone roofs come into focus on the surrounding lush hillsides. It all creates an achingly picturesque vista." Indeed it does, just check out that view! Considering Bermuda is on a list that includes mountainous Queenstown, New Zealand; sun-dappled Phillisburg, St. Marten; and electric Hong Kong, I’d say the island is in very good company.
is a Bermuda-based travel writer and television correspondent. To read his work visit DavidLaHuta.com or to follow him on Twitter visit Twitter.com/DavidLaHuta. Visiting Bermuda? Read his story, 36 Hours in Bermuda, which appeared in the New York Times travel section in September 2009 (http://bit.ly/36HoursBermuda) and Jetsetter's The Many Faces of Bermuda, which ran in January 2011 (http://bit.ly/FacesOfBDA).