New Year’s Eve is the perfect opportunity for a party as you welcome in a brand new year (hello 2015!) and all the possibilities that lie ahead. But if in past years you’ve felt like the night is normally a bit of an anti-climax, we’ve rounded up the world’s most iconic sky bars, some of the highest in the world, all with unbeatable views of some of the most stunning cities in the world.
Ozone Bar – Hong Kong
Ozone Bar is the highest bar in the world (hence the name) located in the International Commerce Centre in the Ritz-Carlton on floor 118. The rich blue and purple décor allows you to relax and feel as if you are an extension of the night sky as you chill to the beats of the DJ all night long. This spectacular bar also plays host to an alfresco rooftop terrace where you can spend the evening sipping away on classic cocktails and Asian inspired tapas. However make sure you book early if you want to eat!
100 Century Avenue – Shanghai
This bar and restaurant is part of the beautiful Park Hyatt Hotel where you’ll jump in a lift to the 92nd floor, so no need to buy tickets for the viewing platform. With the most stunning views make sure you arrive early to watch the sunset before the city lights begin to turn on. Grab a window seat for the full experience and this is sure to impress your other half. Its laid back, elegant but affluent style is the perfect way to welcome in the New Year. Drinks and food are not cheap but you’ll never forget the December 31st you spent there!
Sky Bar – Bangkok
Over 820 feet in the air on the 63rd floor, this rooftop is arguably one of the most stunning with a glittering multi-coloured island bar serving a variety of cocktails from old classics to more modern takes with Asian influences. Make sure you grab front row seats on New Year’s Eve for the amazing fireworks show that is sure to start your year with a bang.
1-Altitude – Singapore
Also located on the 63rd floor, this alfresco bar gives you an outstanding 360-degree view of Singapore and Marina Bay with 16,000 square feet of bars and tables to explore set on different levels. This impressive and romantic bar is sure to help you celebrate the New Year with a large selection of cocktails and spirits to get you in the party mood! Sure to leave a lasting memory.
Aer – Mumbai
Located on top of the Four Seasons Hotel this is definitely the place to party the night away (though you are asked to wear full length trousers or skirts and proper shoes). Arrive early to watch the sunset over the city before the excitement of the night kicks in. The DJ playing music until the early hours is sure to get you in the mood as you say hello to 2015!
Sky Room – New York
This rooftop bar is definitely worth a visit, though be prepared for the prices! You’ll have to book to avoid disappointment especially during one of the busiest nights of the year though it is sure to be a great night. The bar is open from 9pm-2am with a champagne toast at midnight and the live ball drop countdown. Spanning two levels with two international DJs this will sure be a night to remember!