The 15 Best Rooftop Terraces in Malaga

Malaga is trendy. The friendly Mediterranean city includes in its naturally wide range of nightlife another very attractive feature for urban visitors and residents who love to enjoy the city in summer: Rooftop Terraces in Malaga.

As you will discover, having a drink at sunset on a terrace overlooking the city is another of the pleasures that offers Malaga. We invite you for a stroll, discovering the best terraces overlooking Malaga.

The Best Rooftop Terraces in Malaga

Molina Lario Pool Lounge

Piscina Lounge Hotel Molina Lario (2)

On the eighth floor of the Hotel Molina Lario is the Pool Lounge.

This terrace is divided into three levels with fantastic views over the city, the cathedral and the harbour.

The hotel is centrally located just a few metres from Calle Larios.

It is open all year round, with signature cocktails, live music and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

piscina Lounge Hotel Molina Lario (4)

  • Address: Hotel Molina Lario. Calle Molina Lario 22.
  • Opening hours: All year round, Monday to Sunday from 1.30 pm to 1 am.
  • How to get there

Terrace AC Málaga Palacio

Situated just a few steps from the port and Pier One in a privileged location on the 15th floor of the Hotel AC Málaga Palacio.

Clients from 35 to 50 years old, mostly Spanish and many people from Malaga. As the terrace is open all day, there is a very varied atmosphere.

The glass part is open all year round; the pool area, when the weather is good.

An aperitif with a view tastes better! Terrace of the AC Malaga Palacio
  • Address: Hotel AC Málaga Palacio, Calle Cortina del Muelle 1.
  • Opening times: Monday to Thursday and Sundays from 12:30 pm to 11:30 pm. Fridays and Saturdays from 12:30 pm to 00.30 am.
  • How to get there

Terrace San Telmo

Terraza de San Telmo

La Terraza de San Telmo is a terrace with a young and middle-aged clientele, many of them foreigners, clients of the hostel.

During the week there is a lively afterwork with young professionals and executives. There are live jazz and flamenco performances, exhibitions and other activities.

  • Address: Calle San Telmo, 14.
  • Opening hours: Every day from 5 pm to 1 am.
  • How to get there

Terrace Hotel Larios

The terrace of this Boutique Hotel is located in the heart of the historic centre of Malaga on the well-known Calle Larios.

It has a very varied atmosphere and is one of the best places in the city to have a drink. There is a varied selection of cocktails, signature drinks and tapas.

  • Address: Marqués de Larios, 2
  • Opening hours: Sunday to Wednesday from 5 pm to 1 am. Thursday to Saturday from 5 pm to 2 am.
  • How to get there

Terrace Hotel Sallés Málaga-Centro

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Spacious terrace of this Hotel located next to the Guadalmedina river and a few metres from the historic centre.

With swimming pool, tapas, cocktails, live music and VIP corner.

There is a lively atmosphere with clients from the age of 30 and up, both foreign and Spanish.

  • Address: Calle Mármoles, 6.
  • Opening hours: Every day from 11am to 2am.
  • How to get there

Terrace Alcazaba Premium Hostel

terraza de la alcazaba, Rooftop Terraces Malaga

With spectacular views over the Alcazaba and the Roman Theatre, the terrace is located on the fourth floor of this boutique hotel.

Located in the heart of Malaga and just a few metres from the famous Bodega El Pimpi.

On this terrace with a trendy atmosphere, you can enjoy a wide selection of drinks and cocktails.

  • Address: Calle Alcazabilla, 12,
  • Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 3 pm to 2 am. Sunday from 12 pm to 2 am.
  • How to get there

Terrace Chinitas Urban Hostel

Terraza de Chinitas Urban Hostel, Rooftop Terraces Malaga
Photo Cristina B.

Just a few metres from Calle Larios is this hostel with a rooftop bar and views of the Cathedral. Popular and busy. Informal atmosphere.

  • Address: Pasaje Chinitas, 3.
  • Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 5 pm to 12 am.
  • How to get there

Terrace Soho Boutique Bahía Hotel

hotel bahia malaga, Rooftop Terraces Malaga

Located in the Hotel Bahía Málaga, the Terrace on the 7th floor offers a privileged view of the city centre.

The terrace offers cocktails, tapas, salads and pinchos at an affordable price.

  • Address: Hotel Bahia Málaga, Calle Somera, 8
  • Opening hours: Open from 2 pm until 12 am.
  • How to get there

Terrace Hotel Room Mate Valeria

Terraza Hotel Room Mate Valeria, Rooftop Terraces Malaga

The roof terrace has a good atmosphere, views of the sea, the harbour and the Lighthouse of Pier One.

The perfect place for an afternoon or evening drink.

  • Address: Plaza del Poeta Alfonso Canales, 5.
  • Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 11 am to 2 am.
  • How to get there

Terrace Parador de Gibralfaro

Terraza del Parador de Gibralfaro

Just a few minutes from the centre is the terrace of the Hotel Parador de Gibralfaro, located on Mount Gibralfaro, opposite the Alcazaba, offering a spectacular view over the city and the bay.

The terrace offers traditional Andalusian food for snacking. The Terrace of the Parador is one of the most popular places in town for the views and there are very few tables, so we recommend booking in advance.

Customers are of average age around 40 years old, half foreigners, half Spaniards.

  • Address: Castillo de Gibralfaro
  • Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 11 am to 12 am.
  • How to get there

Terrace Hotel Only You 5*

Terraza Hotel Only You

On the top floor of this 5-star hotel is the sophisticated Lolita Skyview Pool & Lounge terrace.

It offers panoramic views of the city of Malaga; you can enjoy views of emblematic places such as Calle Larios, the Alameda Principal, the Alcazaba or Pier One.

A sophisticated ‘chill out’ space with an infinity pool (for the exclusive use of guests), sun loungers, bar and pool bar menu.

Terraza Hotel Only You, Rooftop Terraces Malaga

Further information: +34 951 39 00 69. Email:

  • Address: Alameda Principal, 1, 29001 Málaga
  • Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 1 am. Exclusive use for hotel guests until 4 pm.
  • How to get there

Terrace Lob at El Corte Inglés

Terraza Lob, El Corte Inglés

After shopping at El Cortes Inglés, perhaps you fancy some tapas and a drink with a view? Head up to the 6th floor to the Gourmet Experience.

The place presents an avant-garde and innovative concept that allows you to enjoy different types of cuisine in the same place, while you can watch how the dishes are prepared.

Whatever is consumed is ordered at the bar and paid for on the spot.

On the panoramic terrace, the Lob Terrace, there is a wide range of cocktails and drinks. There is often live music.

  • Address: Avenida de Andalucía, 4 y 6
  • Opening hours: From 10 am to 12 am (Sundays and public holidays opens at 12 noon). Fridays and Saturdays, from 10 am to 2 am.
  • How to get there

Terrace Burger King

Terrace Burger King

If you are driving to or from the centre of Malaga, this can be a refreshing alternative if you want to enjoy a terrace with sea breezes and a bite to eat without the hustle and bustle of the centre.

Located next to the sea promenade and with beautiful views of Malaga.

  • Address: Calle Pacifico 15
  • Opening hours: From 12:30 pm 1:30 am.
  • How to get there

Terrace Quizás

La Terraza del Quizás, Rooftop Terraces Malaga
Photo Victor BaSi

Located on the sixth floor of Apartamentos Málaga Premium in the historic centre. From there you can enjoy beautiful sunsets and great views, sipping a good cocktail.

This casual Boho chic terrace is open in the afternoons, from 5 pm to 1 am.

Terrace La Aduana

La Terraza de la Aduana
Photo Tonda Sternburg

Only recently have we discovered this real gem with breath-taking views, installed on the rooftop of the renovated Palacio de la Aduana, an 18th century building in the heart of the old town, which now houses the Museum of Malaga.

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