With the incoming heat of summer, alsocomes the desire to spend time outdoors. We want to propose you one of the most chic plans of the season in the city to enjoy these days. So, why not to relax in one of the terraces of the most luxurious hotels in Barcelona during summer?. These after work plans with amazing views looking town with a drink, make summer in Barcelona something sophisticated and glamorous.
During the summer season in Barcelona, about 40 hotels open their terraces not only to customers, but to anyone who wants to come and enjoy great views of the city of Barcelona. Chill out spaces, swimming pools, luxurious bars and an exclusive atmosphere that permeates the atmosphere. In our Luxury Font blog, we invite you to discover 5 of the hotel terraces where you’ll be able to live an unique moment.
1. The Mandarin Oriental Barcelona, the hotel to live sophisticated moments
The Mandarin Oriental Barcelona is located in Passeig de Gràcia near numerous shops, restaurants, as well as cultural and entertainment attractions of Barcelona. The Mandarin Oriental, opened in November 2009 and was designed by a team of Spaniards architects and designers, Carlos Ferrater and Joan Trias de Bes (architecture) and Patricia Urquiola (interior design). The hotel has 98 rooms and suites housed in a building from the mid 20th century that hasbeen home to a bank in the past.
Mandarin Oriental Barcelona: its Terrat
TheTerrat, is theprivileged terraceon the ninth floor of the hotel Mandarin Oriental in Barcelona. It is the ideal place to relax, taking into acoount that it has a pool that allows you to enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the city.
A place of Peruvian haute cuisine
Mandarin Oriental Barcelona is at the top of the gastronomic bar. A luxury proposal by Carme Ruscalleda with Moments and chef Cadiz Angel Leon with the BistrEau to whom is added the renowned international Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio. While the first two are cooking on the first floor and in the central area of the lower level, the Acurio is outside: it is the Mimosa hotel gardens and the Terrat, on top of building, both in operation since 15 April to late October. The idea is that in the case of Mimosa, with a terrace of 600 square meters, is a very informal, refreshing and daytime letter, while the Terrat is a proposal for evenings with more sophisticated dishes accompanied by cocktails . The space is enlivened with music and open until dawn. This is one of the most influential chefs in the world and one of the major drivers of Peruvian cuisine in the world.
2. The Silken Diagonal Barcelona, modernity and design
What is to be outlined concerning the Silken Diagonal Barcelona Hotel is its exterior facade, designed by Juli Capella that combines white and black. But also its interior also stands out: full of details with a raw elegance, current design trends and tranquility. The contemporary Silken Diagonal personality is reflected in rooms with whirlpool bath and Jacuzzi suites, among others, offering you a pleasant and comfortable stay.
Your impressive penthouse terrace with swimming pool
Discover one of the most exclusive terraces of Barcelona. The glamor is present in this penthouse on the tenth floor shaped like a pool, where you can swim from May to October. In addition, the Diagonal Barcelona Hotel features bar service available continuously. On the terrace of the hotel, and next to the pool there are at your disposal comfortable loungers for sunbathing in the best way possible.
The menu of its terrat:
The terrat menu proposes tapas (Iberian ham, patatas bravas, potato salad, Iberian ham croquettes, hash ceps … among others), sandwiches and snacks (like Mixed ham and cheese Edam, sandwiches Iberian ham or Hot Dog with crispy fried onions for example) but also paellas, pizzas (Margarita, 4 cheese and Iberian ham and arugula) and desserts (including pies, creams, cheesecakes and fruit salads).
3. The Majestic Hotel & SPA Barcelona
The Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona, is a hotel located on Paseo de Gracia. It is located near Gaudi’s Casa Mila and Les Rambles. Today, it is owned by the Soldevila family. The Hotel was originally called since 1918 the Majestic Hotel England until it was renamed the Majestic Hotel in 1940.
The terrace bar “La Dolce Vita”
The terrace La Dolce Vitae is a multi leisure and relaxation place, located on the roof of the building. It is a place of delicate, exquisite, jovial and open taste that combines comfort and creativity. The exclusive design furniture contrasts with the mural designed by Philip Stanton thats borders the gorgeous pool. Soft blends bossa nova, jazz and immortal hand parts of a DJ make this urban oasis a dream overlooking the most famous Barcelona modernist buildings. During the summer, every Friday from 20h30 you can not miss the ‘Majestic Sunset Sessions’, to enjoy the hippest international DJs from Paris, Miami, Mallorca or New York.
A menu prepared by a chef with a Michelin star
In the bar terrace La Dolce Vita the majestic Hotel invites you to enjoy a menu with dishes prepared by the acclaimed chef Nandu Jubany (chef with a Michelin star) offering tasty options like the traditional Iberian ham with tomato bread, oysters, artisan delicious burrata with grated tomato, olives and basil Aragon, or bobby veal tenderloin with coca loaf as well as the iconic beef burger of the Majestic. These exclusive dishes will allow you to discover haute cuisine and fine dining.
4. The Hotel Claris: a fusion of art and history
The Hotel Claris in Barcelona is a classic hotel of the Catalan capital since it opened its doors during the season of the Olympic Games in 1992. This luxury five-star hotel is in the heart of the city, a few meters from Paseo de Gràcia, occupying Vedruna Palace, an ancient palace of the early nineteenth century. Some rooms at this hotel have undergone refurbishment to upgrade and give them greater charm, blending history with modernity, and above all, with art. In fact, this hotel has always been characterized by his obvious passion for art. Since then it is possible to find in the rooms of this exclusive hotel, outstanding mosaics and Roman sculptures from the first and second centuries, original prints commissioned by Napoleon in the early nineteenth century and English furniture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and sculptures from India or Burma dating from the V centuries XIII.
La Terraza del Claris
La Terraza del Claris is located on the top floor and next to the hotel pool. It offers spectacular views of Barcelona downtown.
A Mediterranean cuisine
The menu proposed by the terrace, contains signature dishes of Mediterranean-inspiration that you can choose. Among the dishes available there are, rice, shrimp and asparagus and sage oil, fish market with wheat and red wine sauce or pork tenderloin with foie Poele and roast sauce. The menus also proposes you desserts (teresa toast with vanilla, a glass of chocolate textures …), a drink (water, wine) and a coffee.
5. The Hotel Pulitzer, to enjoy a fantastic musical option
The Hotel Pulitzer Barcelona is a four-star charismatic boutique hotel located in the heart of the city, next to Plaza Catalunya. The Pulitzer is located inside a historic building, although it has been renovated with modern materials and the most advanced automation technology, it has managed to retain the charisma that has been given to it over the years. It has an elegant and classical facade that blends perfectly with with its interior. The Pulitzer hotel has won several times national and international awards, thanks to its contemporary design, which makes its spaces flooded with light, artworks and touches of color.
La Terraza del Pulitzer
The Pulitzer Barcelona Hotel is opening its terrace every afternoon since May 9 (between 6pm and midnight) and offers under the ‘Good afternoon Pulitzer’ concept, a full and varied program of live music with DJ sessions three days a week. These afternoon sessions, born from the idea of offering artists, bands and DJs unique places as hotel terraces to present their musical ideas. So Wednesdays are reserved for pop, electronic or funk groups of both the local and the international independent scene. Betty Belle, Begun, Brigitte Laverne, Big Summer, Chancha Via Circuito, Nadia Reid, Tversky or Twin Drama are some of the names performing lives this season. Sunsets Thursday and Friday are giving sessions of renowned DJs from different clubs and groups. AWWZ, Bearoid, Playless, Raver Jewish, Sound Tupinamba, Trujillo or Vanity Dust, will make your stay more pleasant. One Friday of each month takes place the These Charming Evenings, where the Pulitzer Hotel invites personalities from the world of culture and journalism to attend Borja Malet DJ sessions.
A gourmet menu for the most demanding palates
The Hotel Pulitzer has designed a menu of gourmet snacks and special cocktails to complete the Pulitzer Evenings Good experience. At the tops of life such as Iberian ham or cheese Mahon, new proposals as hummus and guacamole, plus gourmet snacks including vegetarian options or the ability to taste them with bread without gluten meet. The terrace of the Hotel Pulitzer stands out for its selection of whiskeys and gins and for its wide range of cocktails – classic and own-creation carefully selected for their bartenders.
Barcelona, real dream destination for thousands of tourists and investors from around the world who come to visit its cultural and artistic heritage, also seduces thanks to is wide selection of exclusive hotels to enjoy the summer. Barcelona is undoubtedly one of the top cities to live internationally.