Top 8 rooftop bars in Barcelona
Everything looks better from any rooftop bar with the most beautiful views of Barcelona. Because when you go up, the real world is down and you enter a more hedonistic world were touching the sky is closer.
Barcelona is in the mood for rooftops, and its sky bar is full of reasons for us to go to them, offering after works, concerts, cocktails, and all kinds of activities to enjoy the skyline of the city under the sun, the moon, or the stars.
In previous articles, we discussed which are the best restaurants with a Michelin Star and where you can eat the best Paella in Barcelona. Because we know about the million-dollar question: how to find the very best rooftop in Barcelona?
Hotels with rooftop bars in Barcelona
In a city brimming with fantastic rooftops, it is not an easy task. In today’s article, we want to talk about the top 8 rooftop bars in Barcelona.
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Terrat – Hotel Mandarin Oriental
Terrat is a six-star terrace in the heart of Paseo de Gracia.
The experience of its views over the most elegant street and most emblematic buildings of modernism in Barcelona should be mandatory for special occasions. Located at the top of the Art Deco building that houses the Mandarin Oriental hotel, El Terrat offers magnificent views of the city and an exclusive gastronomic experience reminiscent of the most remote places in the native Peru of Gaston Acurio, one of the most prominent chefs of the moment.
The outdoor experience also becomes unforgettable during sunsets, unique!
La Isabela – Hotel 1898
Located on the rooftop of Hotel 1898, from this terrace-lounge and oasis of calm in the middle of the Rambla you can admire one of the best panoramic views of the skylines of Barcelona. An ideal place for luxury lovers at any time of the day, sunbathing on the Balinese beds.
In the morning (from 9 to 11 am) the Breakfast in the Sky offers a selection of delicatessen accompanied with a glass of cava. Later, the Tapas Deluxe is made with products from La Boqueria Market. At nightfall, it is one of the best options in the city to taste exotic cocktails under the open sky.
Ayre – Hotel Rosellon
Is one of the best-kept secrets among the terraces of Barcelona. Located on the rooftop of the building one block from the basilica of the Sagrada Familia.
And if you follow the view, starting from the three towers of San Adrián and ending at the incredible skylights of the palace on Montjuïc, with the sea in the background, you can also see the back of the city with the Collserola mountain crowned by the communications tower, and the Tibidabo amusement park with its illuminated Ferris wheel making the whole picture a beautiful postcard, a 360º view. The terrace consists of a jacuzzi area with sun loungers and another one with chairs and tables more bar-style where you can enjoy a drink or a cocktail.
Wet Deck – W Hotel Barcelona
The W hotel, called by many “Sailing hotel” because of its shape, was built on a breakwater, so it enjoys a privileged location overlooking the sea. It becomes a luxury to which it is easy to become addicted to listening to the lounge music while enjoying the breathtaking views of the beaches of Sant Sebastia and Barceloneta.
During the summer season, you will be amazed to see the transformation of the WET terrace from day tonight. Live DJs spinning, fruity cocktails mingle at the bar and the dim light of the Mediterranean sunset conspire to provide the ultimate summer getaway to Barcelona.
La Dolce Vitae – Majestic Hotel
Its exclusive design furniture contrasts with the Philip Stanton mural that borders the magnificent pool and enriches the experience of touching the city’s sky.
In summer La Dolce Vitae offers cocktails and an extensive list of cavas to accompany a menu of dishes designed by Nandu Jubany. Nandu is a reference chef of haute cuisine and quality gastronomy, the Michelin-starred chef and owner of the restaurant ‘Can Jubany’.
Smooth mixes of bossa-nova, jazz, and immortal pieces by the Dj in live music turn this urban oasis into a dream overlooking the most recognized modernist buildings of Barcelona.
The Roof – Hotel Barcelona Edition
Located on the rooftop terrace – the tenth floor – of The Barcelona EDITION hotel and offers incomparable panoramic views of the city, including those of the colorful roof of the Mercat de Santa Caterina, a ceramic mosaic of 4,200 square meters with the colors of fruits and vegetables. At the back of this emblematic building, you can also see the remains of the old convent of Santa Caterina on which this, the first covered market in Barcelona, was built.
The Roof is a reference terrace where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of the city all year round, as its central part is prepared for inclement weather thanks to retractable glass walls. Outside, seating and loungers in natural materials and greenery accompany the exclusive pool and spectacular views.
Sky Bar – Grand Hotel Central
At this magical Barcelona rooftop and terrace, you’ll find the best rooftop pool in Europe. During the day it is for the exclusive use of the hotel guests, but at the end of the evening, it opens its doors to anyone who wishes to enjoy a chill-out area and an exquisite dinner suspended over the city of Barcelona.
Undoubtedly this terrace surprises us because we did not expect that in a street as busy as the Via Laietana is such a quiet space and one of the terraces with the best views of Barcelona.
It is undoubtedly a “must” of Barcelona to have a cocktail in its bar area or lounges, surrounded by views of the sea area of Barcelona and an infinity pool that changes color, creating magical lights in the evenings and nights.
Panoramic Terrace – Hotel Colón
A lovely and relaxing Barcelona rooftop bar located on top of the Colón Hotel. Situated right opposite Barcelona Cathedral, the views you get over the majestic building are fantastic and complemented with great views over all of the Gothic Quarter.
Set over two levels, the wooden decked open-air terrace is a great venue to enjoy a chill-out cocktail or sangria, either in the afternoon sun or under a starlit sky, together with some live music.