1 Baba Nest, Sri Panwa, Thailand
Located on Phuket's southern peninsula, Sri Panwa has a rooftop bar with a difference — it floats in the middle of a gorgeous infinity pool. Enjoy a delicious high-end cocktail while taking in the 360 degree panoramic views of the Andaman sea and surrounding islands — the perfect way to get an evening started. Be sure to make a reservation, as this spot is often fully booked out — for good reason.
2 Ozone, Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
Up on the 118th floor of the RitzCarlton, this blue-hued rooftop baris one of the highest in the world, with stunning views out to the bright lights of Hong Kong. Be sure to try one of the signature drinks here, the HK Skyline — which blends Zacapa Centenario Rum, absinthe, Imperial Oolong syrup, pink grapefruit juice, lime juice, and Dom Perignon foam. The bar also hosts weddings on the outdoor terrace, as well as dance parties with Hong Kong's hottest DJs.
3 L'Oiseau Blanc at the Peninsula Paris, France
Get the best possible view of the Eiffel Tower and other famous landmarks while sipping a drink at this Paris institution. The interiors are themed around vintage aviation, celebrating Charles Nungesser and Francois Coli who attempted to cross the Atlantic in 1927 from Le Bourget — and there's even an actual plane. If you're keen for more than just a drink, the restaurant offers seasonal French cuisine with a new menu every week.
4 Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge, New York
Just off the bustling neon craziness of Times Square, the Moxy Hotel is a refreshing oasis of cool. And it also boasts one ofthe bestrooftop bars in Manhattan, with an incredible view of the Empire State Building and the NYC skyline. Magic Hour is an 18th floor all-season space, with enclosed areas to keep you warm in winter, while still providing those eyepopping views. With its eclectic, social-media friendly decor and features like a miniature mini-golf course and an antique carousel, this is one you'll want to Instagram before your friends do.