New York’s governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday that all state-mandated COVID restrictions on commercial and social settings have been finally lifted, after 70% of New Yorkers received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccinations.
This big announcement in addition to the high summer temperatures have made the Big Apple an interesting destination for locals to enjoy a weekend-getaway, even if it’s only a few blocks from home. New York is coveted for its amazing cityscape and it has one of the most stunning sunsets in the world. But no more talking, check out these irresistible rooftop pools in the city.
- Renaissance New York Chelsea
What used to be the Antiques Garage flea market, is now the cradle of a place called “Somewhere Nowhere”, an oasis set on the top two floors of the Renaissance hotel. Featuring a sun terrace, a fitness centre and a bar, the swimming pool has one of the best views of New York’s cityline since 2020.
2. The William Vale
Located in the Williamsburg neighborhood, the William Vale helds one of the largest rooftop pools in New York. With amazing views of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline, the rooftop pool is actually situated on the 4th floor, while the . You don’t have to be a hotel’s guest to enjoy this summer paradise: you can actually access it by purchasing a Day Pass. The Westlight rooftop bar, on the other hand, is a little higher, on the 22th floor.
3. Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
The Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is situated in one of the top locations in all of New York, just meters away from the Brooklyn Bridge. It’s an eco-conscious accommodation with a futuristic approach that offers significantly the best sunset views that can be appreciated form the rooftop pool on the 10th floor.