Watr owns its stunning view of the ocean with a Peruvian-Japanese menu and a bar decked in reclaimed wood. The soundtrack is more akin to breaking waves than the usual club bangers you hear in these parts. There’s just something about the laidback, romantic vibe of this place that makes us feel like we’re in a spa with frosé on tap—and that ain’t a bad thing. Reservations are required for non-hotel guests.
If you’re looking for Miami’s best rooftop bars, your first stop is most likely going to be one of this city’s many trendy hotels. Whether it’s a boutique spot with bohemian vibes in Little Havana or an ultra-luxe oceanfront tower in South Beach, chances are its rooftop is home to a buzzy watering hole made for sipping cocktails and soaking up iconic Magic City views. Of course, you’ll also find fantastic boozy terraces perched throughout the city in historic buildings, funky food halls, retail complexes, Wynwood warehouses and more. Unfortunately, those breezy vistas don’t come cheap—which is why you’ll also want to cross-reference our guide to Miami’s best happy hours on your mission to imbibe at the best rooftop bars in Miami.
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