From its white sandy beaches to its world-renowned architecture, Barcelona is a city of beauty. It has everything you could want in a vacation and so much more. However, the true beauty of the city can only be found from its rooftops. Once you’re done exploring the busy streets and relaxing beaches, be sure to take a visit to the skies. Barcelona is home to many of the best rooftop bars in Europe and here under the stars is where you will find the secrets of the city.
Be sure to stop by one of these five rooftop bars for a drink and magnificent views.
SKY BAR AT GRAND HOTEL CENTRAL
Considered by many to be the best rooftop bar in Barcelona, Sky Bar has the most breathtaking views of the city. With its beautiful deck smack dab in the city center and magnificent infinity pool, Sky Bar is a real urban oasis for those who want to enjoy a delicious cocktail and see close-up views of the city. Here the drink prices are cheaper than most rooftop bars, so you won’t break the bank while you enjoy the luxury of floating above the city.
LA DOLCE VITAE AT HOTEL MAJESTIC
La Dolce Vitae is luxury and glamour at its finest. Considered one of the best rooftop bars in Barcelona for the rich and famous, a night here will make you feel like a star beneath the night sky. At sunset, famous DJs take over the night while you kick back on a sofa or relax by the pool. However, with luxury comes a price. A beer will cost you €7 and a cocktail is priced at €15.
B-BAR AT B-HOTEL
The B-Bar provides a great view of Plaça Espanya while you relax next to the too-blue-to-be-true pool. Despite the bar’s perfect location and luxury accommodations, B-Bar is affordable and provides a relaxed, casual atmosphere that is perfect for winding down after a day of work or a long day of sight-seeing.
VISIT UP at HOTEL PULITZER
Although it’s not known for its views, the cozy garden feels and cheaper prices is what makes this rooftop popular for a younger crowd. There is a DJ every Thursday and Friday night and an acoustic concert on Wednesdays from 7-10PM that help to liven up the night sky. With beers priced at €3.50 and special cocktail deals nightly, the prices are hard to beat anywhere else in Barcelona. So check out VISIT UP for an affordable spot to mix and mingle under the stars.
LA ISABELA AT HOTEL 1898
Named after an exotic island in the Philippines, this hidden gem offers cozy music, unique cocktails, and authentic tapas against a 360-degree view of Barcelona. Locals and tourists both flock here for the satisfying combination of delicious drinks and fine cuisine. For those that don’t drink or would prefer a quieter time with the city views, La Isabela also does breakfast on its terrace during the summers. You can enjoy the morning sun shining down on the city while sipping on hot chocolate or a quality cold brew.
These five roof-top bars are sure to help you forget about the heat and the city commotion for a relaxing night in the heavens. However, be sure you arrive early as they are very popular and tend to become packed on the weekends when the weather is good.
Visiting the city and hungry to discover its real side? There’s no better way to do it than going on a Barcelona food tour! From traditional and trendy cuisine to tapas and brews, You will discover amazing sites, views, and tastes of a city that lives on amazing gastronomy.