The 5 best rooftop Terraces in Malaga

05 May
Last update: 20 January, 2020

The rooftop terraces in Malaga allow you to enjoy the nightlife in a very Mediterranean way. Discover the best ones in the city!

Malaga is a city where nightlife is one of the most important parts.

You won’t experience what a true Malagueño does unless you climb to the top of the most glamorous hotels and enjoy the views of Malaga, both by day and by night. Meanwhile, delicious tapas and fantastic copas will also be served to you, and lounge-bar music will fill the atmosphere.

Take a look at the best rooftop terraces in Malaga and choose to spend some hours with the city at your feet!

1. AC Málaga Palacio

Rooftop terrace AC Málaga Palacio
Photo courtesy of AC Málaga Palacio

This spectacular 15-store hotel is located in Malaga city centre. Climb to the top, and you will enjoy one of the best views you could ever imagine. The whole city of Malaga can be spotted from this rooftop terrace, from the new Muelle Uno to the Castle of Gibralfaro, from the Cathedral to the farthest neighbourhoods of the historic centre.

You can stay here and just enjoy a drink while attending a private show, or you can eat in the breathtaking, view-provided restaurant. It deserves a stop by, it surely does!

You can access to it all day:

  • Sunday to Wednesday, from 12.30 pm to midnight
  • Thursday to Saturday, from 12.30 pm to 2 am

2. Alcazaba Premium Hostel

Rooftop terrace Alcazaba Premium
Photo courtesy of Alcazaba Premium Hostel

Another rooftop terrace that doesn’t lag behind is that of the Alcazaba Premium Hostel.

Located in Calle Alcazabilla, it offers impressive views of the magnificent Alcazaba and the Roman Theatre. It is situated so close to the renowned fortress that it will feel as if you can touch it just by raising your glass. And the glass you’re raising can’t be but that of a heavenly cocktail, prepared by professional bartenders and accompanied by the sound of relaxing chill-out music.

Like the majority of rooftop terraces in Malaga, that of the Alcazaba Premium Hostel also offers a restaurant service. Try tasty and peculiar recipes at the Batik, and you will start mouthwatering as soon as you step a foot inside the restaurant.  

The rooftop terrace of the Alcazaba Premium Hostel opens all year round:

  • From Monday to Sunday: from 3.30 pm to 2 am
  • Friday and Saturday: from 3.30 pm to 4 am

You may also like to know that at the end of June, the Malaga Premium Hostel will open its doors. It will also have a terrace overlooking the Tower of San Juan, named Terrace of San Juan. In case you need more reasons to come to Malaga in summer 😉

3. Room Mate Larios

Terraza de Verano Malaga - Rooftop terrace Room Mate Larios
Photo courtesy of Room Mate Larios

In the central shopping street Calle Larios, there is this fantastic rooftop terrace that belongs to the Hotel Room Mate Larios. The design furniture will welcome countless moments of relaxation, the chill-out music is sure to make you forget each and every thought you might have, and the spectacular views of the Cathedral, the Castle of Gibralfaro and the neighbouring houses’ roofs will lead you into a dreamlike experience.

The rooftop terrace is open:

  • Sunday to Thursday (Monday excluded): from 4 pm to 11 pm
  • Friday and Saturday: from 5 pm to 2 am


4. Chinitas Urban Hostel

Rooftop terrace Chinitas Malaga
Photo courtesy of Chinitas Urban Hostel

The Pasaje Chinitas is one of the most picturesque alleys of the capital city of Costa del Sol, located at the end of Calle Larios, in the Plaza de la Constitución. It is characterised by the pretty little square located at the cross of the streets that compose the Pasaje de Chinitas.

Here, you will find the Chinitas Urban Hostel, which is provided with a rooftop terrace you can’t miss out on. This two-storey terrace offers close views of the Cathedral at the sound of relaxing music, copas and cocktails that will make you fall in love with Malaga (if you hadn’t already!). 

The rooftop terrace opens everyday at 4 pm and stays open until late, to provide its guests with a night-long fun.

5. Room Mate Valeria

Rooftop Terrace Room Mate Valeria in Malaga
Photo courtesy of Room Mate Valeria

Belonging to the same company of Room Mate Larios, the Room Mate Valeria also owns a spectacular rooftop terrace, located near the Alameda Principal, Malaga’s main boulevard. It overlooks the big wheel Noria Princess and Malaga port. The pool of the terrace invites you to enjoy a dip during the hot summer days, while the lounge areas let you share unforgettable moments with your beloved ones.

Just know that the pool is available for those who stay at Room Mate Valeria. Its opening hours are:

  • Every day, from 11 am to 6 pm [hours subject to changes due to maintenance service]

Don’t forget to have a drink and taste the specialities offered by the bar on the terrace, which will leave you breathless if you hadn’t been left already by the spectacular views of Malaga city centre!

The rooftop terrace is open daily:

  • Sunday to Thursday (Monday excluded): from 11 am to midnight
  • Friday and Saturday: from 11 am to 2 am

From May 15th, its opening hours will be:

  • Sunday to Wednesday: from 4 pm to midnight
  • Thursday to Saturday: from 4 pm to 2 am

Places to stay in Malaga

The rooftop terraces in Malaga deserve to be enjoyed at full. Look through this selection of the best holiday homes and villas in Malaga to enjoy each and every one of them all night long. You will come back to the best accommodation ever, to enjoy with your family and friends, after a day spent among the best viewpoints of Malaga.

The best rooftop terraces in Malaga are a dream came true. Enjoy their views while delighting in delicious specialities and exotic drinks.

Have you ever been to any of these terraces? Do you think any other terrace needs to appear in this selection? Tell us in the comments below!

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