Elevate Your Evenings: Phuket’s 15 Finest Rooftop Bars

Joy Intisuk

Phuket, Thailand
Phuket, ThailandLooking for the ultimate nightlife experience in Phuket?

The island is not just famous for its stunning beaches, it is also home to some of the most spectacular rooftop bars in Thailand.

See Phuket transform as the sun sets, and the rooftop bars become the stars of the night. These high-altitude pubs offer more than just cocktails and drinks, they showcase breathtaking views, a cool breeze, and an atmosphere that’s hard to match.

From chic, modern designs to laid-back, cozy settings, each rooftop bar presents a unique experience to its guests.

Join us as we explore the best of Phuket’s rooftop bars, where every evening promises a memorable escape high above the island’s bustling streets.

#1 Sunset Deck at L’Arôme By The Sea

Phuket, Thailand

L’Arôme By The Sea is an award-winning modern contemporary French cuisine restaurant in Phuket. Headed by its Swiss executive chef, Yannick Hollenstein, this fine dining resto was highlighted in the Michelin Guide Thailand in 2022. The recognition does not stop there; it earned the second spot in the Top 25 Restaurant Award in Phuket for two consecutive years, from 2022 to 2023.

After relishing sophisticated culinary dining, you can head to the Sunset Deck to drink the night away with their extensive selection of fine wines. You can ask one of their sommeliers to give insights and suggest the perfect wine to suit your taste.

Now, this is what I call – classy…

Location: 247/5 Prabarami Rd, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Bar Hours:  4:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Website: https://en.laromegroup.com/laromebythesea
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +66 (0)65 239 2111

#2 Baba Nest

Phuket, Thailand

At Baba Nest in Sri Panwa Phuket, experience an exclusive rooftop bar like no other. Perched atop Cape Panwa, it boasts stunning 360-degree views of the Andaman Sea and the rest of the islands surrounding it. Its standout feature is a floating deck circled by an infinity pool, creating a serene, almost surreal ambiance.

Here, you can enjoy expertly crafted cocktails in an intimate setting, perfect for soaking in breathtaking sunsets. With limited seating, advance reservations are recommended to secure a spot in this sought-after venue.

Location: Sri Panwa, Phuket 88 Moo 8, Sakdidej Road, Vichit, Muang, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Bar Hours:  5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Website: https://www.babaphuket.com/baba-nest-best-exclusive-rooftop-bar/
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 076-371-008

#3 Akoya Star Lounge

The Akoya Star Lounge is a high-end bistro 55 meters above sea level. Atop the hills of V Villas Phuket, the 360-degree panoramic view gives a perfect spot for a sunset gaze. Akoya Star Lounge offers an exclusive selection of wines, champagnes, and cocktails crafted to delight your senses.

The atmosphere here is unparalleled – chic yet relaxed, ideal for a romantic evening for lovers or a casual hangout with friends. As night falls, the lounge transforms with ambient lighting and live music played by DJs, setting the mood for an unforgettable party time under the night sky.

Location: 39/39 Moo 8 Wichit, Ao Yon Road, Amphoe Muang Phuket, 83000 Phuket, Thailand
Bar Hours:  5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Website: https://www.vvillasphuket.com/restaurant-bars/akoya-star-lounge/
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +66 076 630 939

#4 Sundeck Phuket

Phuket, Thailand

Sundeck Phuket offers refreshing Mediterranean-inspired food and dining experiences in the heart of Amphoe Mueang. This two-floor indoor and outdoor terrace bar gives you a prime spot overlooking the best sunsets of Kata Noi Beach.

The place comes alive at night with live DJ music to set the energetic vibe. Try the island’s best sangria and delectable gourmet pizza to complete your visit to Sundeck Phuket.

Location: 228 Pasak–Khok Road, Tanot Karon, Amphoe Mueang, Phuket 83000
Bar Hours:  11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Website: https://thesundeckphuket.com/
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 06-4062-3602

#5 The Roof Top at Beach House Layan

Phuket, Thailand

The Roof Top at Beach House Layan is an exclusive beach club bar scene within Phuket’s 5-star Anantara Layan Resort. This luxurious rooftop bar is not as sky-high as others, but its third-floor height does not fall short of giving you a glittering glimpse of the sea.

As the clock strikes 6, a live band sets the party mood in this Cabana-style terrace lounge bar. Friendly baristas keep the cocktail drinks coming as you sit back and relax in the sunset view. And ohhh, premium cigars are available too for those who wish to blow some smoke in style.

Location: 168, Soi Layan 4, Tambon Choeng Thale, Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83110, Thailand
Bar Hours:  5:30 PM to Midnight
Website: https://www.beachhouselayan.com/
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 076-317200 ext 569

#6 Malika Sky Bar and Terrace

Malika Sky Bar and Terrace is a day-to-night affair. Situated on top of the high-end Kalima Resort and Spa, this hillside restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a 180-degree panoramic view of Patong Bay.

The terrace is divided into four sections, each offering different vibes and purpose. If you want to soak in the beauty of the sunset, come early and reserve your spot on the sofas surrounded by the pool. If booze is all you’re after, take a seat in the blue circular bar and get a custom drink crafted by one of their mixologists.

Location: 338/1 Prabaramee Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand 83150
Bar Hours:  6:30 AM to 10:30 AM (Terrace), 5:30 PM to Midnight (Sky Bar)
Website: https://www.kalimaresort.com/dining/malika-sky-bar-and-terrace
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +66 76 358 999

#7 Vanilla Sky Bar and Gastro Pub at Cape Sienna

Phuket, Thailand

The Vanilla Sky Bar and Gastro Pub sits atop the luxurious Cape Sienna Gourmet Hotel overlooking Kamala Beach. This rooftop pub is right up your alley if you are craving authentic Belgian draught and international beers to keep you company throughout the night.

Feeling more experimental? The bar also serves gastronomic molecular cocktail drinks that will make you feel a little tipsy but well-entertained. If I were you, I’d come early to catch the Happy Hour (30% off on selected drinks) from 5 PM to 6 PM.

Location: Paradise Beach Kamala Co., Ltd, 18/40 Moo 6, Nakalay Road, T. Kamala, A. Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Bar Hours:  5:00 PM to Midnight
Website: https://www.capesienna.com/restaurants/vanilla-sky-bar-gastro-pub/
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +66 (0) 76 337300

#8 Heaven Restaurant, Bar, and Cafe

If you want to chill and unwind, Heaven is the place to be in Phuket. This all-in-one restaurant, bar, and cafe is the perfect spot to end your afternoon, mesmerizing the beautiful views of Kata Noi, Kata Bay, and Karon Bay.

Unlike the typical night bars, Heaven plays a more laidback lounge and house background music. Nothing too loud but enough to set your groove for a night full of chill and drinks.

From authentic Thai to Italian cuisine, this viewpoint terrace bar and restaurant serves generous dish portions to its hungry guests. The drinks here won’t disappoint you either. The bar and cafe serve coffee, lattes, smoothies, cocktails, and local beers to quench your thirst as you please.

Location: 6 Moo2 Soi Leam Mum Nai Ban Karon, Phuket, Thailand, Phuket, Thailand, Phuket
Bar Hours:  3:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Heaven.Restaurant.n.Bar/
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +66 93 140 0113

#9 Casa Boho Phuket

Phuket, Thailand

The Casa Boho rooftop bar above the Hyatt Regency Resort in Phuket exudes the funky Latin-American vibes. Let your Bohemian spirit enjoy sips of cocktails, wines, and bits of those tasty tapas while overlooking the serene sunset at Kamala Beach. All the while listening to upbeat background music to match your dining experience.

This poolside bar and restaurant serves authentic Cuban, Mexican, and Argentinian dishes. So, ready your palate to savor bold flavors from carne asada to refreshing ceviche.

Location: Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort, 16/12 Moo.6, Tambon Kamala, Phuket, Thailand, 83150
Bar Hours:  12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Website: https://www.casabohophuket.com/
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +66 76 231 234

#10 Kee Sky Lounge

Phuket, Thailand

The Kee Sky Lounge is a luxury yacht-designed rooftop bar of the high-end Kee Resort and Spa. This two-level viewpoint terrace gives you a 360-degree perspective of Patong – the bay on one side and the cityscape on the other.

The lounge’s well-lighted circular bar offers various beers and cocktail drinks, including their signature Coco Cloud and Mai Tai. But their cannabis-infused drinks are a must-try. It gives a different kick that makes you feel more chill and relaxed.

Location: 152/1 Thaveewong Rd., Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150 Thailand
Bar Hours:  5:30 PM to Midnight
Website: https://www.thekeeresort.com/sky-bar-seaview-patong-beach.php
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +6676335888

#11 Andaman Sky Lounge

Phuket, Thailand

The Andaman Sky Lounge is a legit sky-high bar on the 19th floor of the Andaman Beach Suite Hotel in Patong. It is definitely hard to miss, as it is only one of the very few towering buildings in the area.

There are three spots to enjoy at the Andaman Sky Lounge – the indoor room, the outdoor counter, and the side terrace. Each gives its guests a different view of Patong – the hills, the bay, or the company of live singers.

Location: Andaman Beach Suites Hotel, 19th Floor Sky Lounge, 60/12 Rat U Thit 200 Pee Road, Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand
Bar Hours:  5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Website: https://www.beachsuites.com/dining/#sky-lounge
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 66 76 341 879-83

#12 Sizzle Rooftop Bar

Phuket, Thailand

Sizzle Rooftop Bar is situated atop Avista Hideaway Resort in Patong. The ambiance here is sophisticated yet welcoming, with an open-air setting that allows you to enjoy the cool and refreshing sea breeze and stunning views of the Andaman Sea and the mountain forest.

Sizzle specializes in mouth-watering steaks and seafood, a must-order when dining here. To complement the dish, pair it with one of their fine selection of wines, cocktails, and artisanal drinks.

Location: 39/9 Muen Ngern Road, Patong District, Amphur Kathu, 83150 Phuket, Thailand
Bar Hours:  4:30 PM to 11:30 PM
Website: https://www.avistahideawayphuketresort.com/best-restaurants-in-phuket-patong/rooftop-bar-in-phuket/
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +66 76 681 681

#13 Ava Rooftop Bar at Roxanne Cafe and Restaurant

Phuket, Thailand

Roxanne Cafe and Restaurant is a popular go-to place for fresh and healthy vegan and halal meals. On its 4th floor, though, is where the AVA Rooftop bar is located. This recently opened bar gives you an understated view of Patong Bay.

Just like their meals, their drinks are also delectable and affordable too. Ask the bartender to mix their signature cocktail drinks like the tangy Phuket Paradise or the Tom Yum with a spicy kick.

Location: 104 Thawewong Rd, Patong Beach, Phuket, 83150
Bar Hours:  8:00 AM to Midnight
Website: https://roxanephuket.com/
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (+66)0 66 042 0979

#14 Patong Sunset View Restaurant

Patong Sunset View Restaurant is not entirely a bar per se. But, it is a small and cozy restaurant serving a selection of cocktails and alcoholic drinks that go well with their fusion of Thai and European dishes.

It may not be as high-end and sophisticated as those on top of the list, but it offers a priceless panoramic viewpoint of Patong Bay. See those hotels and establishments light up in front of the glimmering view of the night sea.

Patong Sunset View Restaurant is getting even more popular lately. So, you better book in advance to secure a table from this small restaurant.

Location: 60/1 Hasippee Rd. Patong , Patong, Thailand, Phuket
Bar Hours:  1:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Website: https://www.facebook.com/patongsunsetview/
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +66 87 887 8039

#15 After Beach Bar and Restaurant

Just a 10-minute uphill drive from Karon, you’ll see the well-known After Beach Bar. This reggae-themed bar has been one of the most visited stopovers to Kata Beach.

Lined along clusters of restaurants, this bar gives patrons a more rustic and laid-back experience – no need to worry about dressing up or preparing anything fancy. Not the finest – Yes, hence, last on the list. But its panoramic view of the Kata Noi Beach is absolutely worth the visit.

Reggae songs from no other than the legendary Bob Marley fill the room to complete the carefree beach vibe ambiance. This is the perfect place to mingle and immerse in the local night scene in Phuket.

The bar also sells some eclectic reggae accessories you can buy as memorabilia for your trip.

Location: Kata View Point, Phuket, Thailand, Phuket
Bar Hours:  10:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Website: https://www.facebook.com/afterbeachbarkata/
Phone: +66 80 872 0326

Final Thoughts:

Phuket‘s rooftop bars offer a unique blend of stunning views, great ambiance, and delicious drinks. From lively spots like Casa Boho to serene escapes like Heaven Rooftop Bar, there’s a rooftop for every taste. Whether it’s the elegance of Sunset Deck at L’Arôme By The Sea or the gourmet experience at Sizzle Rooftop Bar, each place adds a special touch to Phuket’s nightlife.

I encourage you to explore and find your favorite rooftop bar in Phuket, where every evening is an adventure and a chance to create unforgettable memories.

Joy Intisuk is not only a seasoned travel writer and a native of Chiang Mai, Thailand, but also a Director and Chief Editor of Thailand Nomads. Specializing in the digital nomad lifestyle, Joy leverages over a decade of experience exploring Southeast Asia to bring a deep and personal insight into the vibrant culture and hidden gems of Thailand. Her expertise is particularly focused on the logistical nuances of living and working remotely in the region.

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