Not a lot beats the refreshment of a cold cider or the glamour of a sexy cosmopolitan in the company of your dearest friends. Perhaps only enjoying them from a view, with the city buzzing at your feet.
If you want a vacation that oozes glamour and style, put on your best dress and head to the dizzying heights of a rooftop bar, where you can gaze out at the twinkling city lights below. From Bangkok to the USA, we introduce to you ten of the best rooftop bars in the world…
Why: The Sky Bar offers a breathtaking, 360 degree view of the City and the Chao Phraya river – the advantage of being 63 floors up. To make sure you have a unforgettable time under the stars, they pride themselves on the finest vintages and cocktails.
Why: Fancy authentic Spanish and Mexican tapas? What better place than Mexico itself. Enjoy it while admiring colonial style arches and the La Parraquia as the sun sets north west of Mexico City.
3. Three Sixty
Why: A sports fan’s dream, as this rooftop offers a perfect view of the Busch Stadium – home to the Cardinals. It also has a picturesque sight of the St Louis arch.
Why: The four seasons in Mumbia is not just luxury accommodation – their rooftop bar now makes it an out of this world experience. Sipping on premium drinks while taking in the view of the Arabian Sea.
Why: As one of the first rooftop venues in Asia, the Vertigo and Moon bar serves beautiful steaks and seafood when dining Al Fresco. Throw in a fantastic view and luxurious drinks and you’ve got a perfect evening.
6. KU DÉ TA
Why: For dining, drinking and entertainment, KU DÉ TA is an elegant setting for all guests – whether you’re booked into the hotel or just visiting.
7. The Glenmore
Why: The Glenmore’s without pretense. It’s just a laid back venue, with unbeatable sights of Sydney Harbour and the Central Business Disctrict.
Why: Situated in Instanbul, you’ll have an amazing view of the Bosphrous, while enjoying a meal. With a huge selection of world cuisine, you’ll be spoilt for choice – but whatever you choose will have the 5kat touch.
Why: Open till late, the ME London is the perfect way to end your evening. With Tower Bridge, the Shard and St Paul’s Cathedral stretched out in front of you, you’ll feel on top of the world
Why: Lounge the afternoon away in comfort with a sultry sangria in hand, while admiring all Miami has to offer from a height.
Now might be the perfect time to get over your vertigo, get out and experience the exhilaration and glamour or a rooftop bar.
Do you have a favourite rooftop bar that we’ve missed off the list? Leave your comments below!