Best Rooftops In Florida For Warm Winter Sips and Sunbathing

Best Rooftops In Florida For Warm Winter Sips and Sunbathing

Sunny Florida is home to some of the trendiest rooftops in the country, boasting incredible views and diverse menus of flavorful bites, vibrant music, specialty cocktails and a guaranteed good time.

Here are Florida’s most sought after rooftop bars, offering live music, tasty cocktails and flavorful bites. For more information, please don’t hesitate to reach out.


Hotel Effie at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Ara Rooftop Pool & Lounge

Guests and locals alike will delight in the rooftop pool scene at Hotel Effie’s Ara Rooftop Pool & Lounge, located at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Named for the southern constellation, Ara is Northwest Florida’s only rooftop pool bar with cuisine by James Beard Award Winner chef Hugh Acheson. The open-air event environment welcomes a poolside DJ spinning beats by day and up-tempo music by night. 


Glass Bottom Rooftop Pool at The Gabriel South Beach 

The Gabriel South Beach has a secret rooftop sun deck with a glass-bottom pool that reflects dancing images on the interior walls of the atrium. The rooftop pool, located on the hotel’s breathtaking roof terrace, overlooks the Atlantic coastline.

Mamey on 3rd 

An island-minded rooftop oasis, Mamey on 3rd, is an extension of Coral Gables’ popular Mamey restaurant created by James Beard Nominee and Food & Wine Best Chef 2020 Award Winner, Chef Niven Patel. Located in the THesis Hotel, Mamey on 3rd offers patrons gorgeous views, refreshing cocktails, and exquisite bites influenced by vibrant Caribbean, Asian, and Polynesian flavors.

Café Americano 

Café Americano is serving up American comfort food with a Latin twist during all day brunch, lunch and dinner at their popular Miami Beach location on Ocean Drive. Diners can enjoy their meal while taking in breathtaking rooftop views of bustling Ocean Drive and the pristine ocean down below.

Bella’s Bar at The Gabriel Miami (pictured above)

A hidden gem, Bella's Bar is situated on the 14th floor of The Gabriel Miami’s glittering tower in downtown Miami. Next to the pool and cabanas, guests can experience the essence of Miami at Bella's while taking in the scenic views of the Biscayne Bay and Downtown.

The Balfour Hotel

The Balfour Hotel’s stunning rooftop Sun Deck has terracotta mosaic tiles, chaise lounges and ratan seating, inviting guests to sunbathe and enjoy seasonal rotations of refreshers while gazing upon the bustling nightlife of South Beach.

SKY YARD at The Lincoln Eatery Food Hall

Located at The Lincoln Eatery Food Hall, SKY YARD offers an exciting rooftop bar experience just steps from world-famous Lincoln Road in Miami Beach. This lush green space is the perfect spot to enjoy a couple of craft cocktails while taking in the Miami Beach views. 



Quarterdeck, Fort Lauderdale's favorite neighborhood hangout spot, is the perfect destination to enjoy the rooftop views of sunny South Florida. The restaurant’s casual and fun atmosphere pairs perfectly with their great selection of American classics, high-quality seafood, specialty craft-cocktails and refreshing beer.