Top 10 Rooftop Bars
Sitting on top of some of the world’s most exquisite hotels, and serving up sweeping vistas along with creative cocktails, the following rooftop bars are sure to blow your mind.
Relais Blu Belvedere - Italy
With its 11 charming sea view rooms, exquisite cuisine and fabulous location in the heart of the Natural Marine Reserve of Punta Campanella, Relais Blu offers a one-of-a-kind experience for the discerning visitor to Italy. Nestled between the picture-perfect Amalfi Coast and the Sorrento Peninsula, on one of the most spectacular stretches of Italian coast, the boutique hotel organizes cooking classes and a plethora of excursions to the nearby towns and beaches. Its beautiful rooms and suites are filled with natural light and charmingly decorated in crisp whites, marine blues, and refined nautical accents. The well-curated mix of old and new furnishings, eye-catching designer details, modern technology, sumptuous Jacuzzi baths, and breathtaking sea views make this hotel a warm and classy coastal retreat.
Hotel Hacienda Na Xamena - Ibiza, Spain
Perched 180 m above the sea level, Hacienda Na Xamena in Ibiza is a stunning clifftop hotel with five-star comforts, wonderful interiors, dramatic sea views, and spectacular cascading pools. Rooms are stylish and characterful, with decoration themes that span a variety of indigenous styles and cultures from around the world. Devoted to fresh and savory local cuisine, the on-site Eden Restaurant & Lounge, with its magnificent terraces, vibrant atmosphere, and panoramic sea views, takes alfresco dining to the next level.
Belmond Hotel Caruso - Amalfi Coast, Italy
Overlooking the postcard-perfect Amalfi Coast, Belmond Hotel Caruso in Ravello is the embodiment of genuine Italian luxury. Its classy Belvedere Restaurant serves exquisite Mediterranean fare in spectacular indoor and outdoor settings, and each of the beautiful, individually decorated rooms is an oasis of style and tranquility. Retaining many of the original architectural features of the 11th century palace, the hotel’s sumptuously appointed interiors dazzle the eye with their enchanting frescoed ceilings and timeless Italian furnishings. Outside, a fabulous infinity pool and a charming collection of manicured gardens offer some of the most wonderful views in the world.
The Berkeley River Lodge - Australia
Remotely located along the north Kimberley Coast in Western Australia, The Berkeley River Lodge combines 5 star luxury with an authentic outback experience. Perched atop dramatic dunes, the property’s 20 ocean-view villas boast sleek, contemporary design, open air baths, and private decks complete with daybeds and magnificent views. Other upscale facilities include a sparkling 20 meter lap pool, a luxurious Bell 407 helicopter, and the exquisite Dunes Restaurant, where guests can indulge in artisan cheeses, refined Australian wines and inspiring dishes prepared by Chef Paul Seymour.
Villa La Cassinella - Lake Como, Italy
Perched on the western shores of Italy’s spectacular Lake Como, Villa La Cassinella is a jewel-like oasis of serenity and refinement. Surrounded by 30,000 sqm of beautiful gardens, the property boasts a tennis court, a terrace with spectacular lake views, an infinity edge swimming pool, and a separate building where guests can enjoy a cutting edge home cinema and a fully equipped fitness room. The interior design is a sumptuous mix of Sienna marble floors, period furnishings and exquisite European antiques. Inside the elegant rooms, special touches such as luxurious Italian bedding, opulent chandeliers or huge open fireplaces will make you feel like royalty.
Loisaba Wilderness - Kenya
From its dramatic Star Beds to the staggering game-filled surroundings, everything at Kenya’s Loisaba Wilderness is quintessentially African. Enjoying a spectacular setting in Laikipia, the property offers delightful accommodation in a self contained cottage and two camps with unique, open air beds overlooking either the “Kiboko” waterhole or the Ewaso Ng’iro River. Suitable for up to 10 guests, the tastefully furnished Loisaba Cottage comes with en-suite bungalow rooms, a private swimming pool and a game drive vehicle. For a truly outstanding experience, sleep under the stars in one of the farm’s custom designed Mukokoteni (bed on wheels).