Barcelona is one of the best cities in the world for taking in the spectacular panorama from the comfort of a classy rooftop terrace. Sunshine, music and beautiful views, what more could you ask for? The city has its fair share of spots to enjoy an afternoon drink or late night cocktails whilst enjoying the breath-taking views that Barcelona has to offer.
Watching over the city from a rooftop in Barcelona is extremely enchanting and although the drink prices are at the higher end of the spectrum, its worth it to get lost in the magic of city from above.
La Isabela Terrace is situated a 2-minute walk from the popular La Rambla at the top of Hotel 1898. It is an oasis of peace and calm away from the tourist buzz down below. Famous for its breakfast during the summer months, it’s the perfect spot to soak up some rays whilst sipping on a cocktail.
Mostly overlooking the gothic quarter, the Sky Bar located at the top of the Grand Central Hotel on Via Laietana has a cool, chic vibe with comfy couches surrounding the hotel’s infinity pool. The perfect spot for couples or groups looking for a place to catch up and chill out in the evening.
This rooftop terrace is slyly located at the top of the museum at Port Vell with views of super-yachts and Montjuic. The cool white décor near the sea makes it an appealing spot for a warm day.
If you’re tired of wandering through the small streets of gothic and born, taking in the city from one of these chic rooftop terraces is a sure way to experience the cosmopolitan drinking culture that Barcelona has to offer from above. Don’t be put off by the price tags, in general, Barcelona is an inexpensive city so its ok to treat yourself once in a while!
Shopping on Passeig de Gracia and fancy a pit stop? Treat yourself to a vino or two at the luxurious Majestic Hotel terrace overlooking Barcelona’s most famous cosmopolitan boulevard.
You need to venture out of the city for this one but it is definitely worth it. With some of the best views of the city, the luxury Gran Hotel La Florida on Tibidabo is the perfect spot for a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city.