Complete guide

Rooftop Bars Málaga

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Best time to visit April - October
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Rooftop Bar Malaga
Courtesy of H10 Croma Rooftop Bar

Málaga Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

Here you'll find the best Málaga rooftop bars, with all info you need about each venue. Dress code, maps, view spots, pics and much more for every rooftop bar Málaga worth a visit.

Known as the capital of Costa del Sol, with about 300 sunny days a year, this really is one of the best spots in Europe for rooftop terraces. And there are some aboslutely amazing ones here, with a relaxed coastline atmosphere, rooftop pools and views over both the city and the Mediterranean. Just scroll down and find the rooftop bar Malaga best suited for you.

The list

14 best rooftop bars in Málaga

Rooftop Bar Malaga Lolita Skyview Pool & Lounge in Malaga

Lolita Skyview Pool & Lounge

$$$$ | 8th floor | Málaga Park
  • Highlights
  • Modern
  • Breathtaking views
  • Infinity pool

The top floor of Only YOU Hotel Málaga is home to Lolita Skyview Pool & Lounge, a modern rooftop that features both a stylish cocktail bar and a beautful infinity pool, all surrounded by breathtaking views over Malagas’s iconic attractions. An exclusive oasis for guests staying at the hotel during daytime, but in the evening, all are welcome to indulge in the views, the sophisticated chill-out atmosphere, and a menu filled with refreshing Lolita cocktails and a global selection of poolside dishes.

Rooftop Bar Malaga Rooftop AC Hotel Malaga Palacio in Malaga

Rooftop AC Hotel Malaga Palacio

$$$$ | 15th floor | Málaga Park
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • Classy
  • Restaurant

The rooftop bar at the excellent AC Hotel Malaga Palacio, also known as ÀTICO Bar & Restaurant, is a classic hot-spot to enjoy drinks and food with a view. Perched on the 15th floor, you get an incredible panoramic over the city, harbor and the Mediterranean Sea. Both stylish indoor restaurant with panoramic windows and lovely open-air terrace, one of the best things about this rooftop is that its open all day long. You can have your lunch, cocktails, fine dinner or apertifs at this lovely Malaga rooftop bar.

Rooftop Bar Malaga La Terraza de San Juan in Malaga

La Terraza de San Juan

$$$ | 5th floor | Iglesia de San Juan
  • Highlights
  • Spacious
  • Wonderful views
  • Chill

Found right in the heart of Malaga, La Terraza de San Juan is a spacious and stylish rooftop, made to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in good company. The wooden decked terrace comes with bar stools, comfy lounge sofas and plenty of greenery, and here you get really cool close-up views over the legendary tower of the Church of San Juan. The rooftop menu features everything from delicious cocktails to a wide array of food, served daily from afternoon to late night, in a friendly, fun and vibrant setting.


10 Spectacular Rooftop Bars in Malaga

The Top at Hotel Molina Lario Rooftop bar in Malaga

The Top at Hotel Molina Lario

$$$ | 8th floor | Málaga Park
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • Panoramic views
  • Creative cocktails

Located at the amazing Hotel Molina Lario, the Top offers a cosmopolitan and trendy setting for drinks with a view. Overlooking the mountains, the Catherdral and the Mediterranean, this is an ideal place for both after work, refreshing cocktails in the all day sun, tapas or more late night party. The rooftop bar is famous for it’s creative and delicious cocktails, and guests staying at the hotel can also swim in the cool rooftop pool.

Rooftop Bar Malaga Terraza Catedral in Malaga

Terraza Catedral

$$$ | 5th floor | Catedral de la Encarnación
  • Highlights
  • Modern
  • Catedral views
  • Elegant

Set on top of the OXO Video Game Museum, Terraza Catedral is a new and elevated hot-spot to enjoy Malaga from above. Blending an interior dining room with an outdoor terrace, the sleek rooftop comes dressed in wood colors and soft lighting. And true to its name, here you get amazing views over the close-by Málaga Cathedral. Open daily, the rooftop invites to both lunch, dinner and drinks, with a menu that holds tapas, salads, burgers and Mediterranean mains, as well as crafted cocktails.

Rooftop Bar Malaga H10 Croma Rooftop Bar in Malaga

H10 Croma Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 10th floor | Puente de la Esperanza
  • Highlights
  • Stylish
  • Panoramic views
  • Rooftop pool

With a prime location in the heart of Málaga, H10 Croma Málaga features a fantastic top floor rooftop. Natural, chic and stylish, the spacious rooftop terrace comes with comfy loungers, bar stools, greenery, sun loungers and a rooftop plunge pool. All surrounded by amazing and panoramic views over Malaga. While the rooftop pool is exclusive to hotel guests, all are welcome to visit the rooftop bar & restaurant, where you can indulge in everything from snacks and tapas, to cocktails, sangria and wine.

Rooftop bar Malaga Rooftop at Alcazaba Premium Hotel in Málaga

Rooftop at Alcazaba Premium Hotel

$$$ | 5th floor | Alcazaba
  • Highlights
  • Two levels & two bars
  • Panoramic views
  • Great ambience

The terrace at Alcazaba Premium Hotel is one of the trendy hot spots in the Malaga. You’ll get sweeping city views from here, along with some really cool close ups of the Alcazaba and Gibralfaro castles. Best time to visit is during sunset. Mostly because of the beautiful vistas, but also because the terrace is not that crowded earlier in the evening. Friendly, fun and casual in vibe, the rooftop bar serves great cocktails to very reasonable prices. If you are hungry, just go one floor down to the great restaurant called Batik.

Rooftop bar Malaga La Terraza de San Telmo in Malaga

La Terraza de San Telmo

$$ | 4th floor | Carmen Thyssen Museum
  • Highlights
  • Crafted cocktails
  • Relaxed
  • Live music

The intimate La Terraza de San Telmo (formerly La Terraza Oasis) comes with a natural and somewhat exotic design, framed by the beautiful Malaga rooftops. The rooftop bar serves a wide range of different and crafted cocktails, along with plenty of other refreshing drinks, cervezas and vinos. Open daily from afternoon to late night, La Terraza de San Telmo is a great spot for relaxing sunset drinks, as well as more vibrant nights out, often with live performances.

Rooftop bar Malaga Valeria's Terrace in Málaga

Valeria's Terrace

$$$ | 5th floor | Málaga Port
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • Amazing views
  • Great cocktails

Valeria's Terrace (or La Terraza de Valeria) is found on top of the Room Mate Valeria, located between Soho and the port of Malaga. With a bright and lovely Mediterranean setting, the rooftop also comews with amazing and uninterrupted views over the port, Plaza Marina, the skyline, the Alcazaba and Gibralfaro. Guests staying at the hotel have exclusive access to the rooftop pool, but when all are welcome to enjoy the fantastic cocktails, views and chill-out vibes.

Rooftop bar Malaga Áurea Rooftop at Salles Hotel Málaga Centro in Malaga

Áurea Rooftop at Salles Hotel Málaga Centro

$$$$ | 7th floor | Aurora Bridge
  • Highlights
  • Live music
  • Rooftop pool
  • Restaurant

A really lovely and happening rooftop terrace, home of the Áurea Rooftop, a beautiful rooftop pool, and also some great and intimate live music sessions. Natural and stylish in decoration, the rooftop comes surrounded with amazing views over the Cathedral, Alcazaba, the port and Gibralfaro castle. By day, Áurea Rooftop is a great spot for snacks, light meals and drinks in the sun. By night, you can indulge in tapas and other Mediterranean dishes, as well as an extensive range of tasty cocktails and nightlife entertainment.

Rooftop bar Malaga La Terraza de Larios in Malaga

La Terraza de Larios

$$$ | 4th floor | Plaza de la Constitución
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail bar
  • Great location
  • Stylish

La Terraza de Larios, on top of the Hotel Larios Málaga, is located at the busy and famous Marchues de Larios Street. The best features this rooftop Malaga has to offer is location, the cool and mosaic tiled rooftop bar, and panoramic views over the cathedral and the city rooftops. From the rooftop bar you can order from a varied selection of cocktails, signature drinks and snacks, presented by the friendly and skilled bartenders.

Rooftop bar Malaga Terraza Topic by Soho in Málaga

Terraza Topic by Soho

$$$ | 8th floor | Soho
  • Highlights
  • Lots of sun
  • Panoramic views
  • Modern

This charming and open-air rooftop bar is perched on top of the modern boutique Hotel Soho Bahía Málaga. The modern feel of the hotel is also reflected on the terrace, with stylish lounge furniture and a classy looking bar. Quite large and perched on the highest building in the area, the views you get are incredible. Panoramics over large parts of the city and glimpses of the ocean. Tropical-urban in setting, this Malaga rooftop bar serves refreshing cocktails along with tasty snacks.

Rooftop bar Malaga Terraza Chinitas in Malaga

Terraza Chinitas

$$ | 4th floor | Plaza de la Constitución
  • Highlights
  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Central
  • Flamenco concerts

Terraza Chinitas is a quite new, but already classic and popular place among the rooftop bars in Malaga. The rooftop is located right in the middle of town, among small corridor of streets and old traditional stores. Four floors up, you have to walk the stairs to get to this intimate and relaxed terrace. But it's worth it to enjoy nice music, great and casual vibes and wallet-friendly cocktails to the views of downtown Malaga and the Cathedral.

Rooftop bar Malaga Parador de Gibralfaro in Malaga

Parador de Gibralfaro

$$$$ | 2nd floor | Castillo Gibralfaro
  • Highlights
  • Mount Gibralfaro
  • Panoramic ocean views
  • Romatic

Parador de Gibralfaro is both a nice hotel and a fine rooftop bar and restaurant (called Restaurant El Mirador), located on Mount Gibralfaro, a couple of minutes outside the Malaga city center. Only two floors up, but with great hillside help, the rooftop terrace offers beautiful views over the Mediterranean Sea and the city skyline. Perfect to visit both during daytime for a sunny lunch, and by night you can’t find a more romantic setting than this in Malaga.

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 Málaga

Rooftop-grade: 8/10

Prime season: April - October

Residents: 600 000

Climate: subtropical-Mediterranean

With about 300 sunny days per year, Malaga is really a city made for rooftop bars. And they make the most of it, there is alot of great terraces to chose from around the city. Most of them with a classic "costal feel", meaning quite simple decor with white lounge furniture and then letting the sun do the rest of the decoration. Malaga is not a city filled with sky scrapers, so most of the rooftops are around the fifth floor or so. Some have a rooftop pool and are open through out the day, and almost all of them are open quite late into the night. Which are the best rooftops in Malaga?

You can find a complete guide about Malaga here. All you need the get most out of your visit in this beautiful city.

About Málaga

Malaga is one of the oldest cities in the world, situated on the Mediterranean coast in Andalusia in Spain. It is the sixth largest city in the country. Being such an old city the historical city center offers alot of sights telling stories of old times. Among the most famous are the Castle of Gibralfaro and the Alcazaba. The most famous person from the city is probably the artist Pablo Picasso, who of course has his own museum.