Want to escape the congested streets of modern-day city life? Take your next Friday night near the skies and visit a rooftop bar. We’ve rounded up some of the best sky bars that you can visit during your next Southeast Asia tour. Delicious drinks, breathtaking views, and delightful ambiance–you can experience all of this and more if you visit one of these spots.
Vu Sky Bar and Lounge in Manila
Located on the 45th floor of Marco Polo in Ortigas, Vu Sky Bar affords a stunning view of the Manila skyline as well as great drinks and savory dishes. The bar serves mouth-watering Mediterranean Tapas, and has a wide assortment of booze. Start the night early and you might be able to catch happy hour–50 percent off on all drinks!
Marini’s on 57 in Kuala Lumpur
It claims to be Malaysia’s most iconic rooftop bar, Italian restaurant, and cigar lounge–and it might just be right. Enjoy a night of amazing food and drinks while marveling at the jaw-dropping view the location offers–you get one the best views of the Kuala Lumpur skyline and a direct view of the Petronas Towers. Whether you are craving for some delicious Italian food or want to sample something at the whiskey bar, Marini’s on 57 is a solid option while visiting Malaysia.
Bar Rouge in Singapore
Here’s a place with a little more energy. Located on the 71st floor of the Stamford Hotel, Bar Rouge Singapore is said to be the place to experience one of the finest and most intimate club experiences–a club that evokes your audio, visual, and aural senses. The club also brings in some of the most sought-after DJs of the city, ensuring you that the music in the club is always on point. Boasting an undisturbed view, the bar boasts a skyline that stretches across the entire city.
Antidote in Manila
Located on the rooftop of I’M Hotel on Makati Avenue, Antidote is the highest bar in the city, and offers an unobstructed 360-degree view of the city skyline. However, that’s not the only view you’ll be looking at while you are here. It’s got the only Jellyfish bar in the country, with a dazzling aquarium filled with jellyfish, right in the center of the space. Colorful lights illuminate the aquarium, making it a great backdrop for your next IG post.
Cloud Lounge in Jakarta
It claims to have the undisputed best view of the Jakarta skyline–with a 360-degree view from the 49th floor of the Altitude tower. It also offers a one-of-a-kind Vodka Room, where you can enjoy the thrilling experience of drinking zero degree vodka. The space boasts an indoor dining area for those who want to fill up with a meal before enjoying some drinks at the outdoor lounge.