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Rooftop Bars Algarve

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Country Portugal
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Best time to visit April to October
Rooftop grade 7/10
Rooftop Bar Algarve
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Algarve Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

From beautiful beaches and picturesque fishing towns to luxurious resorts, the Algarve in the south of Portugal sure has a lot to offer. Including a wide range of elevated Algarve rooftop bars, perfect to enjoy the glorious and sunny climate with some alfresco bites and drinks with a view.

This complete guide will help you find the best rooftop Algarve, packed with all info you need about each venue: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. From vibrant Albufeira rooftop lounges, to relaxing Lagos terraces and luxurious Faro rooftop bars. Just scroll down and find the rooftop Algarve best suited for you.

The list

11 best rooftop bars in Algarve

Rooftop bar Algarve Lagos Avenida Hotel Rooftop in Algarve

Lagos Avenida Hotel Rooftop

$$$$ | 6th floor | Lagos
  • Highlights
  • Modern oasis
  • Marina views
  • Infinity pool

Located across the road from the marina in the city centre of Lagos, the Lagos Avenida Hotel offers an amazing rooftop for great Algarve views. Set over several levels, the rooftop holds a glittering infinity pool, as well as a rooftop bar and terrace, dotted with bar stools and comfy lounge spots, perfect to sip a cocktail, craft beer or sangria from the bar. Truly a chic and modern rooftop oasis, the rooftop is always available to guests staying at the hotel, and from time to time also open to the public.

Rooftop bar Algarve Sky Bar Carvoeiro in Algarve

Sky Bar Carvoeiro

$$$$ | 7th floor | Carvoeiro
  • Highlights
  • Elegant
  • Panoramic views
  • Mixology cocktails

As the Portuguese sun sets along an endless horizon, the Sky Bar on top of the Tivoli Carvoeiro comes alive with lively entertainment and a chilled atmosphere. Elegant in setting, surrounded by amazing panoramics over the Praia Cave and out over the ocean, the spacious terrace comes dotted with comfy and trendy lounge spots and a glowing bar. Here you can order exquisite mixology cocktails, champagne, wine, sangria and tasty appetizers, and for a more filling dinner there is also a sushi restaurant area.

Rooftop bar Algarve Rooftop Eva in Algarve

Rooftop Eva

$$$ | 5th floor | Faro
  • Highlights
  • Vibrant
  • Rooftop pool
  • Sunset sessions

Perched on top of AP Eva Senses in the heart of Faro, Rooftop Eva is a real summer hot-spot for vibes and views. The fifth floor rooftop bar share terrace with the hotel's large rooftop pool, creating a casually chic and tropical setting, surrounded with amazing views over Ria Formosa. Mostly famous for hosting vibrant weekend sunset sessions and parties with live music and DJs, the rooftop is also a great spot for a sunny lunch, or some more laid back drinks with friends.


10 Spectacular Rooftop Bars in Algarve

Rooftop bar Algarve Cosmopolitan Rooftop Bar in Algarve

Cosmopolitan Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 5th floor | Faro
  • Highlights
  • Glamorous
  • Creative cocktails
  • Live music

Hotel Faro & Beach Club holds a modern and innovative rooftop cocktail bar, called Cosmopolitan Rooftop Bar. Quite swanky and glamourous in setting, this downtown venue mixes interior and outdoor seating, and offers great views over the charming Faro Marina and the old town. Up here you can indulge in creative signature and old school cocktails, complemented with premium snacks, perfect to enjoy to a beautiful sunset. The rooftop bar also share floor with the Ria Formosa Restaurant, where you can taste high-quality local cuisine.

Rooftop bar Algarve Luca’s Rooftop in Algarve

Luca’s Rooftop

$$$ | 6th floor | Lagos
  • Highlights
  • Local dishes
  • Ocean views
  • Live music

From the top of Carvi Beach Hotel on Dona Ana Beach in Lagos, Luca’s Rooftop blends panoramic ocean views with a laid-back contemporary vibe. Rooftop restaurant and bar, this elevated venue puts you face to face with an amazing Atlantic view. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Luca’s serves tasty local dishes, combined with Mediterranean flavours and seafood, and complemented with a wide array of refreshing drinks. perfect for a friendly and culinary experience with a view.

Rooftop bar Algarve Maria's Restaurant & Beach in Algarve

Maria's Restaurant & Beach

$$$ | 2nd floor | Almancil
  • Highlights
  • Restauran & rooftop bar
  • Ocean views
  • Comfy

With a prime location directly on the beach between Vale do Lobo & Quinta Do Lago, Maria's Restaurant & Beach has been welcoming guests for more than 30 years. Featuring a retractable roof and sliding glass doors, the restaurant is an all year vuneu to dine inside or outside with great ocean views, but for even better vistas, there is also a comfy rooftop during the warmer months. Maria's offers a menu filled with Portuguese classics and international dishes, complemented with a hand-picked wine list, as well as signature cocktails, beer and other refreshing options.

Rooftop bar Algarve Yolo Lounge in Algarve

Yolo Lounge

$$$ | 3rd floor | Albufeira
  • Highlights
  • Funky & vibrant
  • Multi-level
  • Shisha

Yolo Lounge is a multi-level secret garden and rooftop, offering excellent cocktails, gourmet street food and plenty of shisha. Colorful and funky, from the lush courtyard all the way up to the stylish and comfy rooftop terrace, where an Arabian lounge setting is mixed with great views over Old Town. A vibrant place for night time fun, offering fire dancers and live DJs, along with a creative menu filled with excellent cocktails and plenty of other refreshing drinks, gourmet street food, as well as a large selection of shisha.

Rooftop bar Algarve LAB Terrace in Algarve

LAB Terrace

$$$ | 2nd floor | Faro
  • Highlights
  • Chill-out
  • Ria Formosa views
  • Live music

Found south of the Faro Marina, the LAB Terrace is a chill-out venue with one prime feature: amazing and uninterrupted views over the Ria Formosa wetlands. The relaxing terrace comes with plenty of bistro style seats, as well as comfy front-row sun loungers, lined up to perfectly enjoy the beautiful display when the sun sets on the horizon. Serving a nice selection of wines, cocktails, champagnes, sangrias and fresh bar bites, LAB Terrace also turns vibrant from time to time, with both live music and DJs.

Rooftop bar Algarve 2 Passos in Algarve

2 Passos

$$$$ | 2nd floor | Almancil
  • Highlights
  • Unique venue
  • Ocean views
  • Michelin Guide

Situated on Ancão Beach in Ria Formosa Natural Park, 2 Passos is a unique venue, standing on high stilts atop the sand dunes. Here you can enjoy amazing views over the Atlantic and the surrounding nature, through the panoramic windows inside, and from the open-air rooftop terrace on top. Serving gastronomy with a "taste of the sea", 2 Passos Restaurant has been part of the Michelin Guide several years in a row, and you can expect dining of the highest class. Or sip crafted signature and classic cocktails, sangria or Portugese wine at the rooftop.

Rooftop bar Algarve Voodoo Rooftop Bar in Algarve

Voodoo Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 3rd floor | Albufeira
  • Highlights
  • Elegant & mystical
  • Vibrant
  • Live DJs

Found on the vibrant The Strip in the Montechoro area of Albufeira, Voodoo Rooftop Bar offers an elevated setting to mix buzzing nights with a view. Set on top of the Club Vida, Voodoo opened in 2020, presenting an elegant and mystical terrace, filled with tropical Tulum-vibes. Ovelooking the sea, here you can enjoy a lux menu filled with cocktails and shisha combos, bottles of champagne and premium spirits, as well as a selection of sushi and bar bites, and a daily line-up of DJs.

Rooftop bar Algarve B Rooftop in Algarve

B Rooftop

$$$ | 5th floor | Albufeira
  • Highlights
  • Modern
  • Rooftop jacuzzi

100 metres away from the renowned Pescadores Beach, Hotel Baltum offers its own oasis for elevated relaxation. Called B Rooftop, this bright and modern rooftop lounge comes with plenty of comfy loungers, large umbrellas and a stylish bar, all surrounded with magnificent views over the historic center of Albufeira and the ocean. The rooftop, which also includes an area with sun beds and a jacuzzi, is an exclusive oasis for guests staying at the hotel during the day. But late afternoon and early evening, it is usually open to all.

Hans Ebenman
Hans Ebenman

Hans has visited over 500 rooftop bars, 200 rooftop pools and 300 rooftop restaurants since 2015. This vast experience has made Hans a true rooftop expert, and one of the most knowledgeable in the field. Today, numerous of travel magazines, bloggers and media websites contact Hans to get his expertise on rooftops.

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City info

Rooftop bar Algarve

Rooftop-grade: 7/10

Prime season: April-October

Residents: 470 000

Climate: mediterranean

Which is the best rooftop Algarve? This guide will help you find out, as we take from luxurious rooftop lounges to charming, ocean side terraces.

Many of the best Algarve rooftops are found on top of luxurious hotels, and it is not unusual that they are complemented with a glittering rooftop pool. But there are also more causal venues, including restaurants on the beach with a rooftop terrace above.

With a glorious and sunny climate, Algarve is a great destination for alfresco dining and drinks, and it is nor surprise that you can find plenty of venues to enjoy this all along the coast, from Lagos to Faro.

About Algarve

The Algarve is a region in southern Portugal, bordering to the south and west with the Atlantic Ocean. Home to beautiful beaches, picturesque fishing towns, great nature, golf, and luxurious resorts, Algarve is understandably a higly popular tourist destination. With plenty of sunshine, mild winters and warm summers, the weather is pleasant pretty much year-round. The capital city of the region is Faro, and othe notable cities are Albufeira, Lagos and Loulé.