La Terraza Rooftop Restaurant
La Terraza, 4th floor, Condesa df Hotel, 102 Avenida Veracruz N., Colonia Condesa, Mexico City 06700. +52 55 5241 2600. Sun to Wed 2pm-11pm. Thurs to Sat 2pm-1am. Private loungers are warmed by heat lamps and you can enjoy the smart shushi menu, along with a drink from the healthy bar while contemplating the views of the castle of Chapultepec and Espana Park. email
Area Bar and Terrace, 6th floor, Hotel Habita, 201 Avenida Presidente Masaryk, Colonia Polanco, Mexico City 11560. +52 55 5282 3100. Mon to Sat 7pm-2am. The Rooftop Bar at Hotel Habita is an al fresco terrace and bar with a striking twelve-foot long outdoor fireplace and with sweeping city views. email
Coffee Shop, 37th floor, La Torre Latino, 2 Avenida Madero and Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexico City. +52 551 87423 Open 9am-10pm. 365 days a year. Panoramic Mexico city views. email
La Terraza Rooftop Restaurant, 7th floor, Hotel Majestic Best Western, 73 Avenida Madero, Colonia Centro, Mexico City 06000. +52 55 5521 8600. Rooftop overlooking the Zócalo. 7am-11.30pm.
Bellini Revolving Restaurant, 45th floor, World Trade Center México, 1 Avenida de las Naciones, (Nápoles), México City, Mexico 03810. +52 5 628 8304. +52 55 9000 8325. +52 55 9000 8305. Spectacular views. Lunch Mon to Sat 1pm-7pm. Dinner Mon to Sat 7pm-2am. Sun 2pm-11pm. Brunch Sun 9am-2pm. email
Sky Club Disco, 46th floor, World Trade Center México, 1 Avenida de las Naciones, (Nápoles), México City, Mexico 03810. +525 488 0700.
El Cielo de Cortes
El Cielo de Cortes Lounge Terrace-bar, Hotel de Cortes, 85 Av. Hidalgo, esq. Paseo de la Reforma, Centro Historico, México City, Mexico 06300. +52 55 551 8181. Rooftop bar offers a contemporary setting with trendy lounge sofas and tasty fare, not to mention the panoramic views of Alameda Central Park, iconic buildings and legendary churches.
Terraza, 3rd floor, La Casa de Las Sirenas, 32 Guatemala, Col. Centro, Mexico City. +52 55 5704 3225. View of Zocalo (town square), the Catedral, and Templo Mayor. This venue is located right behind Mexico City's impressive Metropolitan Cathedral. The restaurant is located on the rooftop of an historic house.
La Terraza del Centro Rooftop Restaurant, Centro Cultural de Espanain, Spanish Cultural Center, 18 República de Guatemala, Centro Histórico, México City 06000. +52 52 5521 1925. Breathtaking views.
El Bar Mata Rooftop Bar, 11 Filomeno Mata, Centro Historico, Distrito Fed., Mexico 06000. +52 55 5518 0237. This rooftop bar is located on top of a five-story colonial building. Open most nights until at least 1am.
Hostel Cathedral, 4 República de Guatemala, Colonia Centro, Distrito Fed. Ciudad de México. Rooftop bar is filled nightly with hostel guests as well as visitors.
The Terrace, W Hotel, Campos Eliseos 252, Chapultepec, Polanco, DF., Mexico 11560. +52 55 9138 1800. Starwood. email
Restaurante-Bar Balcon del Zócalo, 6th floor, 61 Ave. Cinco de Mayo, Col. Centro, Mexico City, Mexico 06000. +52 55 5130 5130. On the corner of 5 de Mayo, the Terrace with an amazing view of the Main Square. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Restaurante Bar Terraza, 5th floor, Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico, 82 Ave 16 de Septiembre, Esquina Plaza de la Costitución, Col. Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06000. +52 55 1083 7700. Enjoy the most spectacular view of the Zocalo of Mexico City. Continuous Buffet. Weekend Brunch 9am-6pm.
La Terraza Restaurant, Hotel Majestic, 73 Madero Avenue, Mexico City. +52 55 5521 8600. Views of the National Palace and Metropolitan Cathedral. Also spectacular view of the Zócalo, where a giant red, white, and green Mexican flag is ceremoniously lowered at 6 p.m. daily. Open most nights until at least 1am. email
Tori Tori Restaurant, 71 Anatole France (Emilio Castelar), Loc. A y B, Mexico City 06500. +52 80 9069. Patio has the best seating and provides a lovely view of the park. Japanese. Lunch daily. Dinner Mon to Sat.
Hotel del Angel Bar, 11th floor, Hotel del Ángel, 154 Río Lerma, Mexico City. +52 5 533 1032 View the Independence Monument.
Blue Sunset Rooftop Bar, Malecón y 4 Almendro, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Gay bar on top of the Blue Chairs Beach Resort, with a spectacular view on the bay. Daily.
HOTEL BASICO Rooftop Bar, Playa Del Carmen, 10 5a Ave y calle 10, Quintana Roo, México, Mexico 77710. + 52 98 4879 4448. First Floor has a rooftop cocktail bar. email
Twisted Palms Rooftop Lounge, Ignacio L. Vallarta 228-18, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 48350. +52 322 171 2855. facebook
Barcelona Tapas, Matamoros & de Octubre, Downtown Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. +52 322 222 0510 A great restaurant for celebrations or romance. Although the several flights of stairs can be a deterrent for those with limited mobility, the climb is worth it for a stunning view of Banderas Bay. Truly one of the gems of Puerto Vallarta. email
Hostess and innkeeper, Gloria Whiting
El Nido Rooftop Bar, Cuatro Vientos Hotel, Matamoros 520, Puerto Vallarta, Jal. Mexico. El Nido has a panoramic vista of the magnificent Bay of Banderas.
Insu Sky Bar and Pool Lounge, Blvd. Nuevo Vallarta y 53 Paseo de los Cocoteros, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico 63732. +52 322 226 8200 Take the elevator and enjoy the beautiful breeze as you look out over the Bay of Banderas. At night it becomes a cocktail lounge.
Sky Bar, Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort, Carretera Cancun-Chetumal Km. 340, Cancun, Quintana Roo, CP. Mexico 77500. ?
Restaurant Bar, Cabo Villas Beach Resort, Callejon del Pescador s/n, Colonia El Medano, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur 23450. +52 624 143 9166 Breakfast buffet is available from 8am–11am. Lunch, dinner and snacks are served 11am–10pm.
De Cortez Grill and Restaurant, Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Golf & Spa Resort, Corredor Turistico KM 10, Lote D, Cabo Del Sol Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico 23410. +52 624 14 58000 5pm-10.30pm.
Luna Rooftop Tapas Bar, Rosewood San Miguel de Allende Hotel, 11 Nemesio Diez, Colonia Centro, San Miguel de Allende, GTO, Mexico 37700. +52 415 152 9700. Al fresco setting presents breathtaking views of La Parroquia, the city and magnificent sunsets. email
Be Tulum Resort, Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Km 10, Tulum, Mexico 77780. Designed by Argentine architect Sebastian Sas from the studio Sas Arquitectos. DWAV
Reina Rojo Hotel, 20 Street between Av. 5 & 10, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. +52 984 877 3800 Rooftop.
Rooftop Terrace Restaurant/Lounge, La Azotea Hotel, corner of 5th Ave esq, and 8th Street col. centro, Playa del Carmen, Mexico 77710. Opposite La Parilla.
Canibal Royal, 48 Nte & Mar Caribe, Col. Colosio, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico 77710. +52 984 859 1441 DWAV