Nobody wants to stay hidden inside when the weather is so nice outside and when the sun is shining. So, every year during summer, we abandon the usual coffee shops and bars we’ve gotten used to frequenting and we head to outdoor terraces and rooftop bars where we can enjoy the same beautiful atmosphere and the freshness and beauty of the outdoors.
So if you’re planning on visiting the world this summer, you definitely have to stop to enjoy these amazing rooftop bars. They range from luxurious to casual and cozy and they each feature unique views and stunning decors. This summer would be the perfect time to get to enjoy them so persuade your friends or loved one and off you go.
The Roof Top Bar at Coast can be found in Sydney and it’s a wonderful meeting place. It offers amazing sunset views and it’s beautifully decorated with plants and comfortable furniture. The botanical décor is very lovely.
New York has many wonderful rooftop bars to be proud of and one of them is the Ava Lounge. It’s more of a rooftop garden where you can relax and admire views of Time Square while lounging on the benches and sipping a cocktail.
This is an amazing rooftop café and bar situated on top of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Here you admire marvelous views of Central Park and the skyline in the distance after visiting the art exhibits.
Of course, a rooftop bar is as beautiful as the views it offers. This one features views of the Empire State Building and it has a total surface of 2043 square meters being New York’s largest rooftop bar. It has a garden with palm trees, fountains and a wonderful lounge area.
If you prefer something a little more casual but still impressive, you can go take a look at the Le Bain bar. It can be found at the Standard hotel and it’s surrounded by a glass wall that allows you to admire uninterrupted views over the Hudson river.
This is A60, a stylish rooftop bar found in the Soho district where celebrities like spending time every once in a while. It’s an exclusive bar for members only where you can gain temporary access as the hotel’s guest.
Another great rooftop bar here in New York is Above 6, situated at the top of Columbus Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. It has a retractable roof so you can enjoy a cocktail here in any weather.
30 stories above Manhattan is this stunning oasis, an all year-round rooftop bar enclosed in glass and with controlled temperature. It was designed by Frank Denner in collaboration with Pentasia Designs and De-Spec.
Bookmark’s Lounge is situated is situated on the 14th floor of the Library Hotel and here you can enjoy cocktails inspired by world’s famous writers while enjoying a different type of relaxing experience.
Salon de Ning is a rooftop bar found at the top of the Peninsula Hotel. It’s decorated in a 1930’s theme combined with contemporary elements, an eclectic blend of old and new.
This is the Lantern Bar, the newest rooftop bar in Singapore. It’s the highlight of The Fullerton Bay Hotel and it offers panoramic views over the city skyline and the stunning surroundings.
Situated in the heart of Singapore, this is the Loof rooftop bar. It can be found on the low-rise extension of the Odeon Towers building and it has an open air wooden deck and a covered zone where the bar is also found.
This spectacular rooftop bar is located in Mumbai, 34 stories up in the air. It’s the Aer bar which you can find at the top of the Four Seasons hotel. It’s the city’s highest rooftop bar and it offers stunning views of the sea and the cityscape.
This luxurious rooftop bar is situated in the center of Dubai, at the top of the Four Points hotel. It has a swimming pool and it offers panoramic views of the city below.
Shanghai is also a city rich in beautiful bars and recreational areas. This is the Vue bar, situated on the 32nd and 33rd floors of the Hyatt. Its decorated with comfortable daybeds and it offers amazing waterfront views.
Night of Joy is a very elegant, slightly Victorian rooftop terrace and bar decorated with antique furniture and accessories where you can enjoy a simple cocktail and relax with your friends.
The Vertigo and Moon bar is situated on the 61st floor of the Banyan Tree hotel in Bangkok. From up here, the whole city seems small and far away and you get to distance yourself from everything.
Park Society is a wonderful rooftop bar situated on the 29th floor. Here the music is very pleasant, the views are wonderful and the atmosphere is perfect for spending some quality time with a friend or special someone.
This is the 360 bar at the Millennium Hilton hotel, one of the best rooftop bars in the city. It’s situated on the 31st floor and it’s an open air terrace with spectacular views over the city.
This is another great rooftop bar and this one also has an outdoor pool. It’s decorated with minimalist white features and offers beautiful views. The Mikla bar is also a romantic destination.
The Luna Bar can be found north of Mexico City, in an urban resort in this amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site city. It’s very cozy, with a casual and very inviting atmosphere and décor.
The Three Sixty bar is situated 25 stories up in the air in St. Louis, Missouri. It’s a very modern bar, with colorful furniture and a very comfortable and relaxing décor where you can lounge and enjoy the weather.
So whether you live in one of these amazing cities or you’re just passing by, take advantage of this opportunity and get to enjoy these stunning rooftop bars. Admire the views and take these memories with you but remember to come back for more.