As we always say, we want to show you Spain from a different perspective, even during your leisure time.
So, here goes a list of some of the best rooftop terraces to discover Barcelona from the top: different vibes in all of them, different views, different areas….from unforgettable sea views, to stunning sites fronts, to vibrant DJs sessions, to Michelin-star fine dining, to chill-out evenings after a touring day…
The perfect way to have a break with a local vermouth at midday or end up a touring day at sunset!
Casa Fuster Hotel:
From this terrace set on top of an emblematic Modernist building designed by the famous Catalan architect Lluis Domenech i Montaner, whose architectural works have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you can enjoy 360º views of Barcelona and privileged views of Paseo de Gracia and Tibidabo Mountain.
During the summer season, on weekend nights, it houses the best parties in this area of Barcelona. The public is very exclusive, drinks are premium and they have one of the best cocktail menus in Barcelona.
Hotel 1898 (La Isabela):
It’s an oasis of calm in the midst of the city center, right in the buzzing Ramblas Street.
From its privileged location on the seventh floor of this historical building, you will be able to admire the skyline of the historical quarters of the city and beyond, while you taste delicious signature tapas and original cocktails in the bar area.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel (Terrat):
From this exclusive and classy terrace, you get a magical 360º view of the city and its surrounding mountains. It is open in the evenings for sundowners and snacks, although you can also enjoy fine dining of Peruvian cuisine by the acclaimed chef Gaston Acurio, native from Peru.
Iberostar Selection Paseo de Gracia (Sky Bar):
Right in the epicenter of the city, the Skybar at this hotel offers an unbeatable view of the emblematic Plaza Cataluña (Catalonia Square), but looking further, the view goes from Sagrada Familia Cathedral to the Mediterranean Sea.
The ideal place to enjoy a cocktail, a salad, or a snack with music vibes.
Majestic Hotel (La Dolce Vitae):
The sense of luxury and coziness of the hotel is extended up to the rooftop.
Regarded as one of Europe’s best rooftops, you can enjoy entire Barcelona at a glance while you also enjoy a delicious dinner curated by the Michelin-Star Chef Nandu Jubany and Executive Chef David Romero at one of the best rooftop restaurants in the city.
During the summer season, there are also sunset sessions with local DJs who creating a magical atmosphere.
Arts Hotel (Arola):
With its privileged seafront location, this luxurious terrace will offer you views of the Mediterranean Sea and the city.
Here, you will also be able to taste sophisticated and creative tapas and Spanish wines in a modern environment.
The perfect spot for a romantic evening.
Grand Hotel Central (Skybar):
Apart from a panoramic view of the whole city of Barcelona, it has an inviting stylish atmosphere which makes it one of the coolest and most popular rooftops in Barcelona. So, for dining, a reservation would be required.
Here, you will be able to enjoy tasty Spanish dishes and incredible cocktails.
In summer, the rooftop terrace is open in the evenings, but in winter, it is also open during the daytime for a vermouth with views, tapas, and music.
The Serras Hotel (El Sueño de Picasso)
In the same rooftop which many years ago was the first studio of Picasso in Barcelona, there is a lovely cozy terrace where you will be able to enjoy a view of the Mediterranean Sea and the marina of Barcelona (Port Vell).
Here, you will be served great cocktails as well as specialties created by the Michelin-star chef Marc Gascons.
A place with very special vibes, which in summer evenings become even more special with the performance of some DJs.
Ohla Hotel (Chillout):
Luxurious and friendly rooftop terrace right in the heart of the city. With great views, this is the perfect place to chill out and relax, either with a cocktail, a cold beer, or a great Spanish wine.
The hotel also has two restaurants, where you can have a Michelin-star experience or taste high-end local Catalan cuisine.
This rooftop urban garden just a stone’s throw from Catalonia Square is the perfect place to relax and sip a perfect cocktail or taste delicious Catalan and Spanish cuisine in the evenings, or to enjoy vermouth and some informal bites in the afternoons
The views may not be outstanding, but on this terrace it is all about atmosphere, vibes, and music.
It has live music five days a week, but on Wednesdays, it has special sessions of pop, funk, and electronic with local and international bands, and during the weekends, it has famous DJs sessions.
So, if you are in party mode and looking for a vibrant evening experience, this is your place.
The panoramic terrace of this hotel offers an unbeatable view of the Cathedral of Barcelona. So, if you love historical buildings, you will love the bird’s eye view of the old part of the city that his rooftop terrace has to offer.
Simple in decor, grab one of the tables and stool in the front row, and admire the Gothic Cathedral, either during the day or under the stars.
Ayre Hotel Rosellon:
Just 200 meters from Sagrada Familia Basilica, this is a hidden gem which offers unbeatable views of another iconic landmark in Barcelona. See the towers and spikes of Sagrada Familia Basilica from a different point of view, you will feel that you can almost touch them!
Enjoy a relaxing view while you eat some snacks or tapas and have a drink at a very reasonable price.