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Meliá Bangkok Sukhumvit.Thailand’s rooftop bars offer an unparalleled blend of breathtaking views, unique architectural designs, and luxurious experiences that have captivated locals and tourists. Two standout venues in Bangkok and Chiang Mai redefine the rooftop bar scene, elevating it to new heights of sophistication and allure.

Bangkok’s Sky-High Gem: The Giant Swing Pool Bar

Perched on the 34th floor of the INNSiDE by Meliá Bangkok Sukhumvit, The Giant Swing Pool Bar is a jewel in Bangkok’s vibrant nightlife. The bar’s crowning feature is its transparent infinity pool, offering a dramatic photo backdrop that mirrors the iconic Giant Swing, a Brahman structure symbolizing the city’s rich heritage.

Adjacent to this captivating pool is a spacious rooftop terrace designed to evoke Ibiza’s serene, carefree ambience. Outdoor lounges and sunbeds are strategically placed to maximize the panoramic vistas of Bangkok’s skyline. Open from 10 AM until midnight, this open-air pool bar serves a delightful mix of Mediterranean, Thai, and international snacks and dishes, such as the signature INNSiDE Burger. The bar also offers a range of refreshing beverages, including imaginative cocktails that perfectly complement the stunning setting.

By night, The Giant Swing Pool Bar transforms into an extension of the hotel’s 33rd-floor LUZ Bangkok Tapas Bar. Here, guests can enjoy a unique spectacle as they peer into the illuminated bottom of the infinity pool, creating a mesmerizing visual experience that blends seamlessly with the tapas bar’s vibrant atmosphere.

Chiang Mai’s Majestic MAI The Sky Bar

In Chiang Mai, Meliá Chiang Mai’s MAI The Sky Bar stands as the city’s highest bar, offering a 360-degree panoramic view that captures the essence of this historic city. Located on the 22nd floor, the bar features rooftop terraces at varying heights, connected by a spectacular glass bridge. This innovative design element enhances the aesthetic appeal and provides guests with unparalleled views of the Ping River to the east and the revered Doi Suthep Temple to the west.

The bar’s entertainment lineup includes live bands and DJs, creating a lively and dynamic atmosphere. Drawing inspiration from Meliá’s Spanish heritage, the menu at MAI, The Sky Bar, consists of a variety of tapas and pinchos, grazing boards, and desserts, categorized under “Para Picar,” “Tableros,” and “Postres,” respectively. The expert mixologists craft a selection of beverages, including imaginative cocktails that reflect the natural beauty of Chiang Mai’s forests and mountains.


The Giant Swing Pool Bar in Bangkok and MAI The Sky Bar in Chiang Mai offer more than just a place to enjoy a drink; they provide an unforgettable experience combining luxurious settings, exceptional culinary offerings, and breathtaking views. These rooftop bars are a testament to Thailand’s ability to blend modern sophistication with cultural heritage, creating destinations that are as inspiring as they are enjoyable.




Written by: My Thanh Pham