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14 Rooftop Hangouts to Add to Your Bucket List

Jun 16 2014 - 6:05am

Whether you're on the hunt for a new watering hole or a place to take a cool dip, these rooftop hangouts are a must see. Combining stylish design with epic views, our roundup of not-to-miss hotels, bars, and restaurants capitalize on killer views. Check out the open-air hot spots that topped our list!

Grand Hotel Central, Barcelona

Built in 1926, Grand Hotel Central's [1] newly renovated digs combine classic Spanish architecture with sleek decor. Its infinity pool boasts unobstructed views of central Barcelona – the perfect place to enjoy a swim or just a sunset.

Source: Grand Hotel Central [2]

Le Bain, New York

Le Bain [3] in New York provides a peaceful patch of lawn by day and a pumping club scene at night. If you're planning to visit during the Summer, be sure to check out the lawn's crêperie or the club's cold plunge!

Source: Le Bain [4]

Le Sirenuse, Amalfi Coast, Italy

Originally a Summer house belonging to the Sersale family, Le Sirenuse [5] combines the luxury of a high-end hotel with the comfort of a private home. Its rooftop allows guests to soak in the stunning views while dining alfresco or enjoying a swim.

Source: Le Sirenuse [6]

Radisson Blu, Cannes, France

As if you needed more reasons to covet a trip to Cannes, the Radisson Blu's [7] panoramic terrace piles on just one more. Sure, there's the expanse of pristine ocean, but we can't help admiring the avant-garde decor.

Source: Radisson Blu [8]

The Roof, Los Angeles

If you're hankering for a gourmet bite, artisanal cocktails, and a killer view, The Roof [9] has all of that and more. Can't make it in time for Summer? No problem! Thanks to LA's balmy weather (and a sweet outdoor fireplace), it's just as cozy during Fall and Winter months.

Source: The Roof [10]

Perch, Los Angeles

Illuminated by the surrounding lights of downtown LA, Perch's [11] Parisian-style bistro and bar is not to be missed.

Source: Perch [12]

The Standard, Los Angeles

While the pool at The Standard [13] is anything but, guests who prefer not to get wet can indulge in the rooftop's biergarten or let loose on the dance floor.

Source: The Standard [14]

Hotel Shangri-La, Los Angeles

For a taste of old Hollywood glamour, head to Hotel Shangri-La [15]. The expansive rooftop is an especially chic place to host a private event.

Source: Hotel Shangri-La [16]

Thompson Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills

Combining a 1960s-inspired aesthetic with the modern elegance of Beverly Hills, designer Dodd Mitchell's rooftop destination for the Thompson Beverly Hills [17] is a must for every guest.

Source: Thompson Beverly Hills [18]

Drumbar, Chicago

Sitting atop the Raffaello Hotel, Drumbar [19] serves up tasty cocktails with views of Lake Michigan and the Hancock building.

Source: Drumbar [20]

Juvia, Miami

While Juvia's [21] rooftop setting offers a prime cityscape view, we're smitten with design details like the lush living wall and tranquil pool.

Source: Juvia Miami [22]

Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens, Greece

A prime view of the Acropolis, Lycabettus Hill, and the parliament is reason enough to want to linger over a leisurely meal at Hotel Grande Bretagne's [23] rooftop restaurant.

Source: Hotel Grande Bretagne [24]

Rosewood San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Nestled in one of Mexico's most treasured artist communities, the Rosewood San Miguel de Allende's [25] rooftop comes to life at night with flickering lanterns and a vista that can't be beat.

Source: Rosewood San Miguel de Allende [26]

Sky Bar, Thailand

Located on the 63rd floor of The Dome at lebua, Sky Bar [27] is the world's highest open air bar and has epic views to match.

Source: Lebua [28]

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