After a great dinner at one of the many restaurants available in Malaga, why not head up to one of the rooftop terraces and have an after dinner drink (or two) and admire the city at it best. Malaga has some wonderful rooftop terraces and here is a list of our favorite ones.
Terrace of the Hotel AC Malaga Palacio
This spectacular 15-floor hotel is located in the center of Malaga. If you go up to the top you can enjoy one of the best views you’ve ever imagined. The whole city of Malaga can be seen from this terrace, from the modern Muelle Uno to the Gibralfaro Castle, and from the Cathedral to the most remote neighborhoods of the historic center.
You can enjoy a drink while having fun watching the private show, or you can eat at the restaurant’s impressive viewpoint. Without a doubt, it deserves a visit!
Opening Times: The glassed area is open all year, the pool area when the weather is nice. Open from noon until 1 am. Thursday, Friday and Saturday open until 4 am.
Molina Lario Pool Lounge
In the main and commercial street, Calle Larios, this fantastic terrace belongs to the Room Mate Larios Hotel. The designer furniture offers countless moments of disconnection. Spectacular views of the Cathedral, Gibralfaro Castle and the roofs of neighboring houses will make you experience a dream.
Opening Times: Open from May 24th until late September. From Thursday to Saturday from 9:30 pm to 2:30 am. In July and August open daily.
Terrace of the Hotel Sallés Malaga-Centre
Spacious terrace of this hotel located next to the Guadalmedina River, just meters from the historic centre. There is a lively atmosphere both tourist and Spanish crawds.
Opening Times: In Spring from 12 midday to 8 pm, Fridays and Saturdays until 12 midnight. In summer from 12 to 2 am.
Address: Calle Marmoles, 6.
The roof of the Oasis Hostel houses the Oasis Lounge, a terrace with young and middle-aged clientele, many of them tourists and hostel guests.
During the week it is very lively spot for ‘afterwork’ professionals and young executives. There are live performances of jazz and flamenco, exhibitions and other activities.
Opening Times: From 9 am to 2 pm and 3.30 pm to midnight. From Thursday to Saturday open until 3:30 am.
Address: Calle San Telmo, 14.
Terrace of the Alcazaba Premium Hostel
Another terrace that you can not miss is the one located at the Alcazaba Premium Hostel.
Located on Alcazabilla Street, it offers stunning views of the magnificent Alcazaba and the Roman Theater. It is located very close to the famous fortress, you will feel that you can almost touch it just by raising your glass. They offer cocktails prepared by professional bartenders, always accompanied by relaxing chill-out music.
Opening Times: Sunday to Wednesday from 4 pm to midnight and Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 4 pm to 2.30 am.
Address: Calle Alcazabilla, 12
Terrace Soho Bahia Hotel
Located on the eighth floor of the Hotel Bahia Malaga, the terrace offers a privileged view of the city centre as well as cocktails, tapas, salads and snacks at affordable prices.
Opening Times: From 11 am to 2 am.
Chinitas Urban Hostel
Pasaje Chinitas is one of the most picturesque streets of the capital of the Costa del Sol, located at the end of Calle Larios, in Plaza de la Constitución. It is characterized by the beautiful square located at the crossroads of the streets that make up the Chinitas Passage.
Here you will find the Chinitas Urban Hostel, which has a terrace that you cannot miss. It has two floors that offers close-up views of the Cathedral, as well as relaxing music, drinks and cocktails that will make you fall in love with Malaga (if you have not done it yet!).
Opening times: The terrace opens every day from 4:00 pm and stays open until late, offering its guests fun nights.