New York; Paris; Barcelona: the explosion in rooftop bars have spread through key cities. While admittedly not at the same level, Palma is catching onto the trend. Luxury hotels and sharp restauranteurs know that what’s hot now is to eat and drink with a breathtaking bird’s-eye view.
Blessed with stunning architecture, right on the Med, this is a city lending itself beautifully to higher-the-better bars and restaurants. With 2018 set to be the year of the rooftop bar, here’s our guide to the best Palma has to offer.
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Rooftop Terrace Bar at Hotel Sant Francesc
Access a piece of one of Palma’s most raved about hotels, up on its roof. Sant Francesc Hotel Singular is a quintessential modern Mallorca hotel. This historic palace building in an old-town location, elegantly restored, has a Rooftop Terrace Bar perfect for evening drinks.
Light meals are served on this terrace with small pool throughout the day, while at night you can indulge in gourmet Mediterranean snacks and sushi, or simply enjoy a cocktail or two. As the sun sets over the rooftops, this is an undeniably romantic spot
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KATAGI Blau Restaurant
No expense has been spared to make the rooftop at Llaüt Palace Hotel simply stunning. High above the bay at Playa de Palma – reinvented with a facelift and luxury hotels – it has a terrace restaurant, KATAGI Blau.
The Japan-inspired décor and menu make for a chic Asia-meets-Mallorca vibe, and with three teppanyaki stations, there is plenty of choice. A good line in ‘cocktail art’ plus special brunch and business menus mean this top-floor venue buzzes from morning until late into the night.
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Almaq at Es Princep Hotel
‘A killer seaview’ says Es Princep Hotel, aptly describing its rooftop terrace, Almaq. Situated in the city’s Calatrava area, close to the seafront, this Palma hotspot looks out over the old town and the sparkling bay.
Open to non-guests every day from 19:00 to 23:30 hrs, Almaq does gourmet snacks, canapés, and cocktails. The British Telegraph named Es Princep one of six fabulous Mallorca hotels for 2018.
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Rooftop Bar & CUIT Restaurant at NAKAR Hotel
The Cathedral, Bellver Castle and the Port are all spread out before you from the ninth floor of the NAKAR Hotel: a good option for relaxing with a cocktail by evening (this space is exclusively for hotel guests during the day).
The hotel’s CUIT restaurant sits lower, on the eighth floor, and is well worth a visit for artisan, seasonal cuisine – and amazing city vistas.
Extensive city and bay views accompany the modern Mallorcan gastronomy from chef Miguel Calent at this attractive urban hotel restaurant. […] Cuit Restaurant & Bar in Palma
Sky Bar at Hotel Hostal Cuba
The Sky Bar at Hostal Cuba welcomes outside guests for breakfast year round, and for evening cocktails from March to November. Located in the trendy Santa Catalina district, this modernist building dates from 1904 and exudes old-school charm.
Stylish hotel with comfortable rooms, cocktail bar with views, gourmet restaurant & club, the Hotel Hostal Cuba is a must-stop location in Santa Catalina. […] Hotel Hostal Cuba in Palma
Enter number 33 Paseo Marítimo and take the lift to the fifth floor. There you’ll discover Bahía Mediterráneo; a colonial-style restaurant with all-out-glam décor and spectacular views. Both the restaurant and Bahia Lounge Bar & Gin Garden are open evening only (though the restaurant does Sunday brunch) for dinner and drinks.
A movie-worthy setting, with the lights of the marina, sighted below from the outdoor terrace.
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Sky Area at Hotel Almudaina
Open from midday to midnight, the Sky Bar at Hotel Almudaina has two areas: an indoor lounge bar with comfortable sofas and large windows for cooler weather, and an outdoor terrace.
High above Avenida Jaime III, with far-reaching views to the sea, this is a pleasant retreat from the busy shopping street below. Reserve a table for lunch or dinner, or simply enjoy coffee and dessert – or drinks and shared appetisers.
Avenida Jaime III 9, 07012 Palma
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