Complete guide

Rooftop Bars Sardinia

2024 update
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Country Italy
Currency Euro
Best time to visit May - September
Rooftop grade 6/10
Rooftop Bar Sardinia
Courtesy of Blau Skybar

Sardinia Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

The second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea is home to both history and dramatic scenery, but also fantastic beaches and a vibrant summertime atmosphere. To elevate your sunny hours and long nights, this guide will take you straight to the very best rooftop bars Sardinia has to offer.

From the capital Cagliari in the south, to the northern Costa Smeralda. From fine-dining rooftop resturants to vibrant lounges, there are some great venues to mix drinks and bites with amazing views. Here you will find opening hours, pictures, maps and much more, for every Sardinia rooftop bar worth a visit. Just scroll down and find the rooftop bar Sardinia best suited for you.

The list

6 best rooftop bars in Sardinia

Rooftop bar Le Terrazze Ritual in Sardinia

Le Terrazze Ritual

$$$$ | Costa Smeralda
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • Natural & luxurious
  • Summertime hot-spot

Found in the heart of Costa Smeralda, Le Terrazze Ritual is really a one-of-a-kind rooftop venue. Not only on Sardinia, but in the world. Carved into a rock, here you find several terraces with waterfalls, water features and colorful mosaic floors, right in the middle of the green and luxuriant nature. Open daily during the summer months, here you can enjoy top class mixology, as well as cuisine where flavors of tradition meet exotic notes, created by Chef Ricardo Pacifico.

Rooftop bar Blau Skybar in Sardinia

Blau Skybar

$$$ | 9th floor | Alghero
  • Highlights
  • Panoramic views
  • Relaxing
  • Amazing sunset

Perched on the 9th floor of Hotel Catalunya in Alghero, Blau Skybar offers a fantastic mix of relaxing drinks, bites and views. Surrounded with retractable and panoramic windows, here you can enjoy amazing vistas over the bay and historic center of Alghero. Open to all, Blau Skybar serves everything from aromatic coffee to crafted cocktails, as well as a range of dishes. Perfect for a relaxing break around sunset hour, but also for live DJs and music during summer nights.

Rooftop bar Upper Palau in Sardinia

Upper Palau

$$$ | 3rd floor | Costa Smeralda
  • Highlights
  • Lounge & nightclub
  • 360° view
  • Live DJs

Located in Palau, on the northern part of Sardinia, the Upper Palau rooftop bar offers nightly vibes and great views. With its seaside location, the open-air terrace comes with an extraordinary and panoramic 360° view over the sea of Sardinia. Up here, the evening starts with one of the coolest aperitif in northern Sardinia, where Italian bubbles and excellent cocktails are complemented with fresh sushi and seafood. As darkness falls, the rooftop turns into more of a vibrant nightclub.


6 Spectacular Rooftop Bars in Sardinia

Rooftop bar Su Tea Rooftop Restaurant in Sardinia

Su Tea Rooftop Restaurant

$$$$ | 3rd floor | Villasimius
  • Highlights
  • Fine-dining
  • Elegant
  • Sardinian slowfood

At the third floor of the Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna in Villasimius you find Su Tea Rooftop Restaurant, a fine-dining venuefine-dining venue with a pinch of great views. Overlooking the Porto Giunco bay, the panoramic terrace is available during summer to enjoy fine dining with a view. In an elegant, adults-only atmosphere, the rooftop restaurant serves a gourmet menu with exclusive dishes and creations, focusing on Sardinian slowfood specialties.

Rooftop bar Niu Bistrot in Sardinia

Niu Bistrot

$$$$ | 6th floor | Cagliari
  • Highlights
  • Marina views
  • Modern
  • Sardinian/Italian food

Like in many other Italian cities, the Rinascente shopping mall in Cagliari offers food and drinks with a view on the top floor. At the Niu Bistrot and Bar you can enjoy amazing views over the Cagliari marina, in a modern and stylish setting. The rooftop menu offers a culinary selection in the Sardinian and Italian tradition, as well as crafted cocktails and a nice selection of wines.

Rooftop bar Libarium Nostrum in Sardinia

Libarium Nostrum

$$$ | Cagliari
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • Restaurant & bar
  • Popular

Technically not a rooftop bar at all, but the street level Libarium Nostrum holds an outdoor terrace which such a view, it is well worth a mention anyway. With an elevated position in the Castello area of Cagliari, here you get one of the best views in Sardinia, with amzing panoramics over pretty much all of the city. Both restaurant and bar, Libarium serves everything from great cocktails to nice Italian food as both lunch and dinner. Popular venue, especially around the fantastic sunset.

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 Sardinia

Rooftop-grade: 6/10

Prime season: May-Sept

Residents: 1.6 millions

Climate: mediterranean

Which are the best rooftops in Sardinia? This complete guide will help you find the best rooftop bars in Sardinia, from Cagliari in the south to Costa Smeralda in the north.

Sardinia is not packed with sky-high buildings, but there are some great venues to enjoy elevated food and drinks while overlooking the ocean and the dramatic and historic setting of the island. While most of Sardinia has a rather pleasant climate year round, it is during the hot and vibrant summer months that the rooftop scene is in full swing.

About Sardinia

Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, located to the west of mainland Italy. Blessed with a rich and dramatic scenery, here you find everything from mountains and large natural parks, to rocky coastline and long sandy beaches. A popular tourist destination in summer, Sardinia can be reached by both plane and ferry, with three international airports and about 40 tourist harbours.