Rooftop bars and restaurants with views: A must for Palma’s mild spring days and magical nights
Perfect for feeling closer to the heavens, the rooftop bars of the capital of the Balearic Islands invite you to have the sensation of being in the clouds while you enjoy the spring sun of Palma – all the while with formidable views and a luxurious and cosmopolitan atmosphere as the common backdrop.
Palma's rooftop bars offer live music, cocktails, after-work gatherings, and a place to chill out, as well the chance to admire the magic of Palma's night-time skies from above.
Cosmopolitan and diverse, Palma has a privileged climate that invites visitors to enjoy it all year round and, when spring arrives, visitors feel even more like walking leisurely around the city to discover the array of corners full of charm and, of course, to treat themselves to a special moment at one of the municipality's magnificent rooftop bars.
But the day is not the only time that you can enjoy these spectacular terraces, as each day when the sun goes down Palma transforms itself. Magic impregnates every corner and the city’s draw electrifies the environment. In order to see everything better, there is nothing like going up to one of the rooftop bars in the Balearic Island's capital, leaving the real world below and letting the Mediterranean breeze caress you under the stars. An aura of charm and seduction will surround you, capable of hypnotising pleasure seekers in an atmosphere of spectacular architecture and dazzling views.
Most of these rooftop bars are located on exclusive hotel terraces or are part of restaurants, and they have become an ideal option to enjoy a night out on the town's terraces and long evenings with a good cocktail in your hand. They provide a different way of seeing the city lights of Palma and a privilege for both residents and tourists alike.
Here are some rooftop terraces for you to enjoy the best views of Palma
1. AlmaQ at the Es Príncep Hotel
Overlooking the impressive Bay of Palma and the old city wall, the elegant Es Príncep Hotel not only stands proud because of its unparalleled surroundings; it is also perfectly located for you to be carried away by the charm of the Balearic capital, which features unique architecture and buildings. On the upper terrace, the hotel houses AlmaQ – a rooftop bar where you can enjoy the most spectacular views of the sea in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Quiet and calm during the day; lively and casual at night. Much more than a bar with unparalleled views.
2. Singular Terrace Bar at the Sant Francesc Hotel
A 30-square-metre swimming pool, a solarium, a 200-square-metre panoramic terrace, a bar to enjoy the best Mallorcan cuisine, and unbeatable views of the Sant Francesc church. With a privileged location, the Singular Terrace Bar stands as a magical place where you can enjoy an appetising drink or a creative culinary proposal by El Quadrat Restaurant. A fresh and informal place for you to enjoy the soft rhythm of the music while watching the sunset over the old town of Palma.
Located above the Can Alomar Boutique Hotel, this rooftop bar has a restaurant with views of the imposing Mallorca Cathedral and the famous Paseo del Borne of Palma, as well as a wellness area with a hydromassage pool, a relaxation area, and a massage area. This terrace's cosy and pleasant atmosphere offers impeccable and friendly service in which warmth prevails in customer care, and the restaurant features a fusion of Japanese/Peruvian/Mediterranean cuisine in which the quality of the ingredients is quite noteworthy.
The Nakar Hotel has an exclusive secret tucked away on its roof: a spectacular terrace with incredible views of the sea and the rest of the city. This is a rooftop terrace from which you can see the city's main monuments and attractions, such as the Cathedral, Bellver Castle, the Harbour, and the Bay of Palma. Customers can enjoy the terrace, the 12-metre-long pool, and the comfortable hammocks – especially after sunset, with a few drinks and music to liven up the atmosphere.
An uncommon place whose modern terrace offers magnificent views of both the Bay of Palma and a large part of the city, with the Cathedral standing out among the trees. Open all year round, the Sky Bar is famous for its broad selection and perfect preparation of delicious cocktails, which can be enjoyed in a relaxed atmosphere at night while listening to pleasant music. In addition, this is a place that is located in a charming neighbourhood –Santa Catalina–, flooded with textures, sensations, and unique atmospheres and which stands as one of the culinary paradises of all the island.
A great hidden treasure located on the eighth floor of the Almudaina Hotel that allows you to enjoy panoramic views of the city that encompass practically 360º. This rooftop bar offers an outdoor lounge and solarium with comfortable chairs and sun loungers, as well as a shower to cool off. Here you can enjoy the sea breeze, incredible sunsets, chill-out music, cocktails, and delicious appetisers to snack on with friends with the Cathedral and the Mediterranean Sea as the backdrop.
Overlooking the old dock and its elegant yachts, the 49 Steps Skybar terrace is the perfect place to relax and watch the sunset, as it has one of the best panoramic views of the city. The terrace is open from the beginning of spring and features good music, impressive views, exclusive cocktails, and tasty tapas.
The greatest secret of this wonderful hotel can be found presiding over its rooftop: a terrace with luxurious views of Palma's Paseo del Borne and the Mediterranean Sea in the background; a place from which you can almost touch the sky and have cocktails in the clouds while enjoying the panoramic views over the city.
A chic urban hideaway located right next to Sa Feixina Park with a rooftop bar that makes all the difference. On the seventh floor of this boutique hotel is the Blue Jazz Club, where you can enjoy jazz concerts and jam sessions in true New York style, as well as lunch with music under the sun on Sundays. With city and harbour views and a rooftop pool, this is the perfect place to enjoy a spring cocktail.
With its 360º panoramic view, the rooftop of this designer hotel is an ideal place to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a refreshing swim in the longest infinity pool in Palma. This is a multi-purpose space for leisure and relaxation that houses a cocktail bar and gourmet snack centre, as well as a solarium area with comfortable hammocks and Balinese beds to allow you to take refuge from the sun, contemplate the sea views, and enjoy the constellation of city lights.
The Iberostar Selection Llaut Palma houses one of the jewels of Palma Beach on its rooftop. The rooftop terrace, part of the incredible KATAGI Blau Restaurant, is located in an unparalleled setting, livened up by its vertical gardens and the golden hues of the incomparable sunsets that can be seen from above. Having lunch or dinner at the restaurant is a unique culinary experience that will transport you directly to the essence of Asia thanks to its dishes prepared with top quality ingredients. https://katagiblau.com/en/