Secret Areas are discoverable landmarks in Xenoblade Chronicles, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and Torna ~ The Golden Country. Secret Areas are always landmarks, making them available for skip travel after they are found.
They are often hidden away or otherwise difficult to find. Many secret areas offer scenic views or other special points of interest, commonly quest-related.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Secret Areas in Xenoblade Chronicles 2 are also known as Viewpoints or Secret Areas/Viewpoints.