By Carly Bayroff
Everybody loves rooftop bars for the vibe they exude. You can’t help but feel glamorous and sophisticated while drinking on the roof of a fancy hotel or building. Mark your calendars for a summer holiday full of traveling because these six rooftop bars around the world have amazing cocktails for you to sip on but even better breathtaking views.
The Press Lounge, NYC
With a dramatic 360 degree view of New York City what could be bad? An entirely glass-walled indoor space allow guests to have amazing views of Manhattan from inside. The real showstopper is being outside. With comfortable lounge seating, an extensive wine list and seasonal small plates and cocktails, being atop the Ink48 Hotel is the perfect atmosphere to see the NYC skyline lit up at night.
Rock Bar, Bali
Located atop rock formations at the AYANA Resort and Spa and Bali, prepared to be amazed by the Rock Bar. You can expect amazing sunsets on the beach, listen to DJ performances when the sun sets and hear the waves crash, all while drinking cocktails and eating amazing tapas.
Complete your visit to Barcelona with a visit to the rooftop bar at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. The rooftop terrace is exclusive dot hotel guests in the afternoons but open to all at night. Relax while taking in the sunset, enjoy panoramic views of the city, choose from a wide range of drinks, take a dip in the rooftop pool and enjoy Peruvian cuisine all in one place.
Take in city and sea views at AER, the open-air rooftop bar on the 34th floor of Mumbai’s Four Seasons Hotel. Feel completely removed from the bustling streets of the city here where you can enjoy cocktails and listen to a DJ playing music all night. This trendy spot is complimentary to hotel guests but prepare to pay a cover fee in you’re staying elsewhere.
This chic bar is located on the rooftop of Singapore’s boutique hotel on the Marina Bay, The Fullerton Bay Hotel. The lights from the city make this bar sparkle, complete with waterfront views and tropical greenery. Enjoy cocktails and snacks at the large circular bar at the center of the rooftop or take your drinks to comfortable seating among the luxurious space.
Radio Rooftop Bar, London
Situated on the 10th floor of the ME London Hotel, this rooftop bar has views of the river Thames and London’s city skyline. Claim your spot with a reservation and get ready for live DJ’s. Get to the bar via a lift on the ground floor of the hotel. Bring your friends here for celebratory cocktails at night, sip champagne while choosing from their extensive food menu for lunch or take in the views for a boozy brunch on Sundays.