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Rooftop Bars Amalfi Coast & Sorrento

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Rooftop Bar Amalfi Coast & Sorrento
Courtesy of Vista Sky Bar at Hotel Mediterraneo Sorrento

Amalfi Coast & Sorrento Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

The beautiful Amalfi Coast in Italy is a dream destination for traveleres around the globe. And rightly so! To get the very best views over the Mediterranen, the dramatic cliffs and the charming houses, head up to the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento rooftop bars.

This complete guide will lead you to the best venues, packed with all info you need about each rooftop: opening hours, dress code, photos, maps and much more. From luxurious hotels with both swimming pool, restaurant and bar, to charming Positano terraces. Just scroll down and find the rooftops along the Amalfi Coast best suited for you.

The list

15 best rooftop bars in Amalfi Coast & Sorrento

Rooftop bar Il Tridente Cocktail Bar & Restaurant in Amalfi Coast
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • Mediterranean food
  • Live music

With an elevated position along Viale Pasitea, Il Tridente offers highly rated Mediterranean food and breathtaking views over Positano and all its colored houses, as well as out over the shimmering Mediterranean Sea. Both a charming rooftop restaurant and a stylish cocktail rooftop bar and terrace, so you can visit for breakfast, lunch and dinner, or just some nightly drinks with a smashing view. The restuarant focus on Neapolitan culinary tradition, made from local fresh ingredients, while the comfy lounges in the rooftop bar are a great spot for some nice cocktails and live music.

Rooftop bar Vista Sky Bar at Hotel Mediterraneo Sorrento in Amalfi Coast

Vista Sky Bar at Hotel Mediterraneo Sorrento

$$$$ | 6th floor | Sant'Agnello / Sorrento
  • Highlights
  • Live DJs & music
  • Cocktail bar
  • Panoramic views

On the rooftop of Hotel Mediterraneo Sorrento you find the beautiful and modern Vista Sky Bar. Perched on the 6th floor right by the ocean, the views from here are amazing over of the Naples bay, the islands, and the Vesuvio volcano. Trendy and stylish, with lots of comfy lounge furniture, this rooftop cocktail bar is a great spot to enjoy a large selection of signature cocktails, champagne or fine Italian wines paired with tasty finger food. All served in a cool atmosphere, highlighted by DJ sets or live jazz and bossa nova bands.

Rooftop bar Dry Martini Sorrento in Amalfi Coast

Dry Martini Sorrento

$$$$ | 6th floor | Sant'Agnello / Sorrento
  • Highlights
  • Expertly prepared cocktails
  • 360° views
  • Memorable evenings

Found at Majestic Palace Hotel in Sant'Agnello, Dry Martini Sorrento is described as 'a true temple of mixology'. The airy, sleek and dressed-in-white rooftop terrace comes surrounded with an amazing 360° view that ranges from the sea of the Gulf of Naples to Vesuvius and the green hills of the Sorrento peninsula. High above it all, here you can indulge in an exclusive selection of more than 200 expertly prepared cocktails, including 100 different variations of the iconic Dry Martini, as well as a fine selection of food proposals, signed by Executive Chef Mario Affinita.


10 Spectacular Rooftop Bars in Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast

Rooftop bar The Roof at Habita79 Pompeii in Amalfi Coast

The Roof at Habita79 Pompeii

$$$$ | 5th floor | Pompeii
  • Highlights
  • Restaurant & lounge
  • Mount Vesuvius views
  • Live DJs

Located in the heart of Pompeii, the hotel Habita79 offers an enchanting rooftop terrace to enjoy the beautiful surroundings from above. Called The Roof, this modern and trendy venue mixes colorful and comfy lounge spots with lush greenery and a stylish bar, all framed by a splendid panorama of Mount Vesuvius. Both restaurant and lounge, The Roof offers refined local seafood cuisine, as well as crafted signature and classic cocktails. Sip and socialize, go on a culinary adventure, or enjoy “aperitivi” with DJ sets at this elevated hot-spot.

Rooftop bar ROOF FIANI Pool Restaurant Bar in Amalfi Coast

ROOF FIANI Pool Restaurant Bar

$$$$ | 4th floor | Massa Lubrense
  • Highlights
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Pool Club
  • Exceptional views

Perched on top of the Punta Campanella Resort & Spa, ROOF FIANI Pool Restaurant Bar is a trendy, bright and versatile rooftop destination. Surrounded with an exceptional view of the Amalfi Coast and the ocean, you can visit the Pool Club for sunny hours of stylish relaxation and swims in the rooftop pool. Or you head for some of the elegant dining tables and comfy loungers at the Nerano Restaurant and American Bar, where you can indulge in Mediterranean and traditional Neapolitan cuisine, as well as signature & classic cocktails.

Rooftop bar Riserva Rooftop in Naples

Riserva Rooftop

$$$$ | Posillipo Hill
  • Highlights
  • Panoramic views
  • Gourmet mixology
  • Haute cuisine

With an elevated position on the Posillipo Hill in Naples, Riserva Rooftop invites to dining and drinks with amazing views of Naples and the ocean. This elegant, exclusive and contemporary venue combines a luxury Italian rooftop restaurant and an international rooftop cocktail bar, as well as softly lit interiors with breezy outdoor terraces. Indulge in haute cuisine with the most representative dishes of the Italian regions, along with fine selections of skillfully grilled meat, or sip creative signature cocktails & crafted old style classics.

Rooftop bar Belmond Hotel Caruso in Amalfi Coast

Belmond Hotel Caruso

$$$$$ | 1000ft above sea | Ravello
  • Highlights
  • Infinity pool
  • Luxurious
  • Amazing views

Located in the cliff top town Ravello, Belmond Hotel Caruso is a super luxurious hotel with an equally luxurious selection of rooftop bar and restaurants. And of course, the famous and spectacular rooftop infinity swimming pool. One of the most iconic infinity pools in the world. While that one is exclusive to guests at the hotel, outsiders can visit the Pool Grill for a casual meal, Belvedera Restaurant for a more luxurious and romantic dinner, or Bar Caruso for innovative cocktails, live music and smashing views.

Rooftop bar Franco’s Bar in Amalfi Coast

Franco’s Bar

$$$ | Positano
  • Highlights
  • Crafted cocktails
  • Sunset views
  • Sophisticated lounge

Suspended above the sea, Franco’s Bar is a quite new roof terrace in Positano on the Amalfi Coast. This sleek and luxurious seaside bar offers an old-fashioned, quality-first drinks menu. A place for love, friends, a post-swim aperitif or just a quiet contemplation, Francos Bar aims to be lika an old classic bar that just serves drinks, with an exception of some luxurious nibbles. Magnificent views are served with quality drinks in a Mediterranean elegant, luxurious and minimalistic setting, with a nice stream of lounge music as complement.

Rooftop bar Bellavista Cocktail Bar at Grand Hotel La Favorita in Amalfi Coast
  • Highlights
  • Premium cocktails
  • Mount Vesuvius views
  • Live entertainment
  • Rooftop pool

Bellavista Cocktail Bar, perched on top of the Grand Hotel La Favorita in Sorrento, boast a spectacular view of the bay of Naples and the famous Mount Vesuvius. The terrace has both a big and luxurious swimming pool, and a stylish lounge area where you can enjoy exceptional drinks and Sorrento sunsets. Open nightly to the public, the rooftop bar serves premium cocktails made by professional barmen, to the sound of live entertainment. Perfect for a luxurious aperitif.

Rooftop bar Villa Fiorentino Positano in Amalfi Coast

Villa Fiorentino Positano

$$$$ | 4th floor | Positano
  • Highlights
  • Infinity pools
  • Amazing views
  • Hotel guests only

The luxurious roof terrace at Villa Fiorentino in Positano is only available for the guests staying at the amazing hotel. Up here you’ll find luxurious infinity pools, an infinity bar and a beautiful roof garden. Hard to find a more beautiful setting in the world. Surrounded by lemon trees, orange trees, almonds and tranquillity, the terrace offers spectacular sea and mountain views as far as the eyes can see. Cocktails, candle-lit dinners and aperitifs for couples are all served by the pool on request.

Rooftop bar MiraCapri Sunset Lounge at Hotel Delfino in Amalfi Coast
  • Highlights
  • Capri views
  • Rooftop restaurant
  • Rooftop pool

Set on the extremity of the Sorrento coast, where the Sorrentine Peninsula plunges into the sea of the Sirens, the lovely nature and design Hotel Delfino offers both great accommodation, as well as venues for elevated food and drinks. At the beautiful rooftop restaurant called Marea, all are welcome to enjoy traditional Italian cuisine with a contemporary touch, as sunny lunch or romantic dinner, served with fantastic views over the ocean and Capri. Guest staying at the hotel can also relax at the saltwater rooftop swimming pool and sun deck, turning into MiraCapri Sunset Lounge during evenings.

Rooftop bar Calypso at Belair Hotel Sorrento in Amalfi Coast
  • Highlights
  • Traditional Sorrento food
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop pool

Like many other hotels in Sorrento, Belair Hotel comes equipped with both a rooftop swimming pool and a rooftop bar & restaurant. And while the pool is exclusive to guests staying at the hotel, the Calypso restaurant is open to all. Part elegant indoor dining room, and part charming open-air terrace, Calypso offers dishes from the Sorrento tradition, creatively revisited and turned into delicate, modern cuisine that still retain the characteristic flavours of Italy. Served as lunch and dinner with amazing views over Vesuvius and the surrounding sea.

Rooftop bar The Pool Bar at Hotel Minerva in Amalfi Coast
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • Relaxing
  • Capri views
  • Restaurant terrace

Up on the roof of Hotel Minerva you’ll find the Pool Bar along with a big and luxurious rooftop swimming pool. The roof terrace comes with a majestic view, overlooking the Gulf of Sorrento and the island of Capri. Plunge into the pool and feel like you're on top of the world. The pool bar looks like a lovely marine style kiosk and offers hotel guests good coffee, snacks and drinks. A couple of floors below you also find Minerva Restaurant with a lovely outdoor terrace where all can enjoy classic Italian dishes along with a wide selection of cocktails.

Rooftop bar La Pergola at Hotel Bristol in Amalfi Coast

La Pergola at Hotel Bristol

$$$$ | Sorrento
  • Highlights
  • Several restaurants & bars
  • Rooftop pool
  • Calm & relaxing

About 10 minutes walk from central Sorrento, the family run Hotel Bristol comes with both a rooftop restaurant, a rooftop bar and a big rooftop swimming pool. In other words, this hotel pretty much covers it all when speaking of what to do on a rooftop. Hotel guests can enjoy the big and luxurious swimming pool and adjecent pool bar all day long, while taking in amazing views over Naples Bay. The rooftop restaurant La Pergola offers local Neapolitan dishes, while there are several restaurants and bars with terraces on the floors below.

Rooftop bar Grand Hotel Capodimonte in Amalfi Coast

Grand Hotel Capodimonte

$$$$ | Sorrento
  • Highlights
  • Romantic
  • 5 waterfall pool
  • Several restaurants

Grand Hotel Capodimonte comes with a huge and luxurious terrace pool area with 5 waterfall pools, fine rooftop restaurants and a rooftop bar. The pool area is only available for the guests of the hotel, while the bar and restaurants can be visited by outside guests as well. At 'Le Ginestre' you can take the chance of trying a wide range of typical dishes from the most renowned Neapolitan tradition, while the bar 'Gli Ulivi' offers premium cocktails and apertifs, all to the beautiful view of the sea and surrounding landscape.

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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Rooftop bar Amalfi Coast & Sorrento

Rooftop-grade: 7/10

Prime season: May-Sept

Inhabitants: 3,3 millions

Climate: temperate

The Amalfi Coast and Sorrento are two luxurious and beautiful coast lines in mid south Italy just a couple of miles south of Naples. The climate here is classic Mediterranean with warm summer and mild winter. Perfect when visiting rooftop bars. So, which are the best rooftop bars in Sorrento and Amalfi? Some of the roof terraces here are only open during peak season (May – October) but there are several that are open during winter as well. Many of them with heated rooftop swimming pools. Most of the rooftop bars located at this beautiful coast line are located at luxurious hotels and equipped with both a bar, a restaurant and a rooftop infinity pool. The Amalfi Coast and Sorrento are perfect for people that loves luxury. Expect a higher price tag then the rest of Italy. But the view, luxury hotels and quality you get, will be totally worth it.

About Amalfi Coast & Sorrento

The Amalfi Coast and Sorrento are two coast lines in south Italy located in the province Salerno. Two popular locations for tourists. Specially those that like luxury. The climate here is very good all year around. Warm summers and mild winters. Peak season is between May – October and many tourists from all over the world gather here to see the beautiful coast line and picturesque villages along the water. Both Sorrento and Amalfi attract both jetsetters and families. The luxurious hotels, fancy restaurants, great beach clubs and beautiful views are some of the reasons for this. Don’t miss a sunset dinner at a rooftop restaurant when in Amalfi or Sorrento.