These places are the ones where to spend “a good afternoon”, as they offer spectacular views of the Alcazaba, the Cathedral of Malaga or the port
The afternoon has become one of the favorite routines of the inhabitants of Malaga.
Whether in a beach bar or from the heights, there is no better plan for the summer than enjoying the nights on the ‘Terraceo‘ with family and friends, if you add spectacular views, so much the better
Fortunately, the city of Malaga has a very wide and varied range of terraces that offer the best views of the capital.
In addition, they are the places indicated to spend an ideal evening due to their atmosphere, their location, their gastronomic offer and their variety of cocktails.
Here is a guide to the best terraces with a view in Malaga:
1. ALCAZABA TERRAZA
At the foot of 2 of Malaga’s most emblematic monuments, the Alcazaba and the Roman Theater, is this terrace.
On the top floor of the modern Alcazaba Premium Hotel, it has a chill-out terrace where you can enjoy a drink, in addition to the Batik restaurant.
Location: Calle Alcazabilla, 12.
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Friday to Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
More information: https://www.hotelalcazabapremium.com/terraza-chill-out/
2. TERRAZA OF THE HOTEL MOLINA LARIO
It is the roof that offers the best and most beautiful views of the city.
Location: Via Molina Larios, 20.
Opening hours: Monday and Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
More information: https://www3.galleryhoteles.com/molina-lario-the-top/
3. CHINITAS TERRAZA
In the Pasaje de Chinitas there is one of the most popular rooftops in the whole city.
It has 2 terraces and spectacular views of the cathedral.
Location: Passage Chinitas, 3.
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
More information: https://best-hotels.top/chinitas-urban-hostel-malaga/
4. SAN JUAN TERRAZA
This rooftop terrace offers stunning views of the city rooftops and the cathedral tower.
It is a little more hidden than the others and therefore usually less crowded.
Location: Calle San Juan, 12.
Opening hours: Sunday to Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Thursday to Saturday from 3:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
More information: https://www.hotelmalagapremium.com/terraza-malaga/
5. VALERIA’S TERRAZA
The roof terrace offers the best views of the sea, the port and the Farola del Muelle Uno.
Location: Plaza del Poeta Alfonso Canales, 5.
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Hours subject to change due to private events, maintenance actions and/or weather conditions.
6. TERRAZA OF PARADOR DE GIBRALFARO
Getting to this rooftop isn’t as easy as getting to the others, but it’s worth the effort, especially for the views it offers of the entire city.
Location: Gibralfaro Castle, no number.
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
More information: https://www.parador.es/…/parador-de-malaga-gibralfaro
7. TERRAZA OF HOTEL AC MALAGA PALACIO
It is the highest roof terrace in the center of Malaga and offers a complete 360º view of the whole city.
Location: Calle Cortina del Muelle, 1.
Opening hours: Sunday to Wednesday from 12:30 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. Thursday to Saturday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
More information: https://www.espanol.marriott.com/…/agpmg-ac-hotel…
8. HOTEL SALLES TERRAZA
On the other side of the Guadalmedina river is this terrace. The famous Malaga Centro hotel has a small but very cozy roof terrace. Summer nights are very lively, as they are full of lights, colors and live music.
Location: Marble Street, 6.
Hours: From 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
More information: https://www.hotelmalagacentro.com/
9. SAN TELMO TERRAZA
The San Telmo Terrace, formerly known as the Attic of the Oasis, is located in the vicinity of the Thyssen Museum.
The terrace offers a view of the Church of the Martyrs and the nearby rooftops.
Location: C. San Telmo, 14
Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. and Friday to Saturday from 5:00 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
More information: https://www.apartamentosmalagapremium.com/terraza-malaga…/
10. ONLY YOU TERRAZA
On the top floor of the Only You hotel is this sophisticated terrace.
It offers panoramic views of the city of Malaga, from which you can enjoy emblematic places such as Calle Larios, Alameda Principal, Alcazaba or Pier 1.
Location: Alameda Principal, 1, 29001 Malaga
More information: https://www.onlyyouhotels.com/hoteles/only-you-hotel-malaga/