Best rooftop pools in Lisbon

Enjoy the mix of a refreshing swim with fantastic views over Lisbon

Published: January 15, 2021
Rooftop pools in Lisbon
Rooftop pool Lisbon at EPIC SANA | Photo: www.lisboa.epic.sanahotels.com/

Being on a rooftop, the feeling of being higher than your surroundings and having an excellent view is insightful. Now imagine being in a Lisbon swimming pool on top of a rooftop! Pools offer a unique atmosphere and rooftops provide you with a spectacular view as well.

With close to 300 days of sunshine each year, Lisbon and rooftop pools go pretty much hand in hand. To help you find the very top venues to mix refreshing swims with views, we have gathered the best hotels with a rooftop pool in Lisbon. Luxurious places, which will make a visit to the lovley capital of Portugal even better.

Enjoy the ultimate list of the 8 best rooftop pools Lisbon has to offer!

8. SANA Reno Hotel

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Rooftop pool Lisbon at SANA Reno Hotel | Photo: https://reno.sanahotels.com/

Located in central Lisbon, close to Park Eduardo VII, the modern SANA Reno Hotel houses a charming Lisbon rooftop pool, where you can enjoy refreshing dips high above the city rooftops.

The SANA Reno rooftop swimming pool is heated 24 hours a day and 365 days a year, and is available to guests staying at the hotel from 9am in the morning to 9pm at night. A great spot to cool of in between exploring the city.

Adress: Av. Duque D'Ávila, 195/197, Avenidas Novas, 1050-082 Lisbon

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 9am to 9pm

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7. Jupiter Lisboa Hotel

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Rooftop pool Lisbon at Jupiter Lisboa Hotel | Photo: www.jupiterlisboahotel.com

The modern and trendy Jupiter Lisboa Hotel comes with a fantastic rooftop pool. And not only rooftop pool, as the stylish 8th floor terrace also holds a rooftop bar. Complemented with fantastic and sweeping 360-views over the city, this is really one of Lisbon's top spots.

While the rooftop bar is open to the general public (daily 10am - 10pm), the rooftop swimming pool and comfy sun loungers are for hotel guests only. As a guest you can both take your lapse in the larger rooftop pool, or just chill out under the waterfall in the smaller plunge pool.

The main rooftop pool is available with an average temperature of 26º degrees from May to October, and the lush and wooden decked terrace is perfect for loooooong hours of pure relaxation.

Adress: Avenida da Republica, 46, Avenidas Novas, 1050-195 Lisbon

Availability: Pool: Only guests at the hotel / Rooftop Bar: Open to all

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6. HF Fénix Music

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Rooftop pool Lisbon at HF Fénix Music | Photo: www.hfhotels.com

Located in Marques de Pomba, in the heart of Lisbon, HF Fénix Music hotel offers you a great sensorial experience while having a drink at the bar on the rooftop or a swim in the pool looking over a panoramic view of the city.

This is a very trendy hotel which celebrates music, and all rooms have their own musical theme. This is also visible at the lounge-style terrace, with a cool painting of a singer watching over you as you take your dips. Large and comfy daybeds right by the azul rooftop pool means you can spend more than a couple of hours on the terrace.

During daytime, this Lisbon rooftop pool, bar and terrace is an exclusive oasis for guests staying at the hotel. Nightly during the summer season, Onair rooftop bar is open for all to enjoy drinks, views and a trendy atmosphere.

Adress: Rua Joaquim António de Aguiar 5, Santo Antonio, 1050-010 Lisbon

Availability: Pool: Only guests at the hotel / Rooftop Bar: Open to all

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5. Memmo Alfama

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Rooftop pool Lisbon at Memmo Alfama | Photo: www.memmohotels.com

Memmo Alfama is a big and beautiful design hotel with 42 rooms, and it allows you to enjoy one of the best views of the water from Alfama. The sleek, first floor terrace is equipped with lounge chairs, perfect to indulge in vistas over River Tejo while ordering something from the wine bar. But the terrace also has a lovely rooftop pool.

While it is maybe not the largest or highest rooftop pool in the city, it has one unique and very cool feature: its red color. Perfectly integrating with the red tiles of the rooftops of the neighborhood, it's both beautiful and refreshing.

Adress: Travessa das Merceeiras 27, Santa Maria Maior, 1100-348 Lisbon

Availability: Pool: Only guests at the hotel / Rooftop Bar: Open nightly to all

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4. NH Collection Lisboa Liberdade

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Rooftop pool Lisbon at NH Collection Lisboa Liberdade | Photo: www.nh-collection.com

You can stay in the heart of Lisbon by the NH Collection Lisboa Liberdade. Here you can enjoy the rooftop area with a drink at the bar Ático by NH and check out the panoramic view over the historic Lisbon, the river, and the São Jorge's Castle.

Or even better, take a swim in the seasonal rooftop pool. Eleven floors up, it is for sure a swim with a view. Surrounded by green astroturf and comfy sun beds, this is a rooftop where it's easy to feel at home.

The rooftop pool is free and open to hotel guests from May to September, with towels available, as well as drinks and light meals you can enjoy poolside.

Adress: Avenida da Liberdade 180 B, Santo Antonio, 1250-146 Lisbon

Availability: Pool: Only guests at the hotel / Rooftop Bar: Open nightly to all

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3. Altis Belém Hotel & Spa

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Rooftop pool Lisbon at Altis Belém Hotel & Spa | Photo: www.altishotels.com

On the banks of the Tagus River you find the luxurious and fantastic Altis Belém Hotel & Spa, which has a small but very stylish swimming pool on the rooftop. What makes it so unique is the great view of the river flow, the 25 de Abril Bridge, and the minimalist design spa.

While the indoor spa with sauna and turkish bath is fantastic, it is something special being out on the open-air terrace. A dip in the Altis Belém Hotel rooftop pool might the closest you get to the feeling of swimming in the Tagus River.

While relaxing, you can also enjoy à la carte service from the 38º41´ Gastrobar.

Adress: Doca do Bom Sucesso, 1400-038 Lisboa

Availability: Only guests at the hotel / BSpa Members

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2. Memmo Príncipe Real

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Rooftop pool Lisbon at Memmo Príncipe Real | Photo: www.memmohotels.com

The Memmo Príncipe Real is a beautiful hotel, designed by architect Samual Torres de Carvalho, located in the elegant Príncipe Real district. Tucked away through a narrow street and a small tunnel, the hotel is somewhat of a hidden gem, and truly one of the most exclusive spots in Lisbon.

Stylish all around, the hotel terrace is really something special. And even though it is not even on the roof, it offers some of the best views found in the city. The terrace alos has a long and thin rooftop pool, featuring a beautiful green mosaics and a sense of lux and relaxation in a perfect combination.

Lush and stylish lounge in setting, the rooftop pool and comfy green sun loungers are exclusive to guests staying at the hotel. But the outdoor / indoor cocktail bar and restaurant Café Príncipe Real is open to all.

Adress: Rua D. Pedro V 56J, Santo Antonio, 1250-094 Lisbon

Availability: Pool: Only guests at the hotel / Café Príncipe Real: Open to all

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1. EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel

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Rooftop pool Lisbon at EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel | Photo: www.lisboa.epic.sanahotels.com

The modern and superb Epic Sana hotel is found in the upscale area of Amoreiras, and this property offers one of the most impressive rooftop experiences in Lisbon.

The spacious terrace is set over both the 8th and 9th floor, and holds a fantastic and heated rooftop infinity pool, a stylish rooftop bar, and a wide range of comfy daybeds, sofas and sun loungers. Pretty much a resort, high above the buzzing Lisbon.

The rooftop infinity pool is open from May to September, where guests staying at the hotel can swim with exclusive and panoramic views over the Tagus River. The Upscale rooftop bar is however open to all, from morning to night.

Is it the EPIC SANA infinity pool the best rooftop pool Lisbon? It might very well just be.

Adress: Av. Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco, 15, Santo Antonio, 1070-100 Lisbon

Availability: Pool: Only guests at the hotel / Upscale Rooftop Bar: Open to all

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Summer in the city can become tremendously hot and just because you are not along the beach does not mean you need to withstand the heat and not make the most out of it. The heat is the best excuse for reaching out to your local hotels with swimming pools. Grab some friends, go for a drink and enjoy cooling off in a rooftop swimming pool with an amazing view!

For more drinks with a view, check out the best rooftop bars Lisbon has to offer right here.

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