Raise the roof(top) with these lofty Boston escapes

August is a good month for sky gazing. The earlier sunsets, meteor showers, hazy afternoons and azure skies are the excellent backdrop for elevated enjoyable.

We converse of Boston’s unbelievable rooftop spots for swimming, sipping, eating and leisure.

Consider testing these particular rooftop spots for a particular escape that’s nonetheless near dwelling.

Rooftop Pool at the Colonnade Hotel: Open to the public Mondays by Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. — it’s an exquisite expertise.

The pool space has snug lounge chairs, shaded areas, tables and loads of open house. The crowd leans towards younger, however not completely. And you’ll discover distant employees hanging out and splitting their time between Zoom calls and pool dips.

There’s nice summer-themed meals service (take a look at the grilled fish tacos, which pair completely with the home Pineapple Mojito) with a number of shareable, snack decisions.

Up the ante and do an in a single day keep — you’ll get entry to all those self same facilities all the different days of the week with a extra non-public really feel. There’s a $50 entry charge. www.colonnadehotel.com/roof-top-pool

Giggles and pool views in the Seaport: The Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport https://bit.ly/3T7iqys introduced a number of firsts to the Seaport when it opened nearly a 12 months in the past, and their pool is one. While it’s not technically “roof prime,” it positive feels that manner. Tucked into the facet of the constructing about half manner up, the pool space has the really feel of being away from all of it, all whereas inside view of the metropolis scape.

The pool itself is just open to resort friends (it’s an awesome location for an in a single day or longer) however the pool space and its restaurant, Lifted, hosts nice occasions open to everybody. Take their Rooftop Comedy Series, a partnership with Laugh Boston.

On Aug. 25  the present stars comic Orlando Baxter and options Emily Ruskowski, Rafi Gonzalez, and Will Noonan.

Tickets are bought as basic admission ($45) in addition to VIP seating for restricted teams of 5 ($65 per particular person) that features premium rocking chairs, a central firepit, and a devoted server, at https://bit.ly/3QE30Ap.

The doorways open at the Omni Pool Deck adjoining to Lifted Pool Bar at 7 p.m., with dinner and cocktail service supplied — an ideal time to absorb the metropolis sundown earlier than the present, which begins at 8:30. You could catch a glimpse of the moon reflecting in that Seaport excessive pool.

For in a single day friends, the pool provides an escape — whilst fall comes, it’s shielded from most wind and catches a number of solar; an ideal day trip for a metropolis go to.

Yacht Rock/Clambake nearly in the sky: OK, so there’s no rooftop pool however [email protected], a 15,000-square-foot rooftop lounge has all the accoutrements you need for an out of doors hangout. Lounge chairs and couches, tables, cabanas, beachy decking, non-public get together areas and extra imply this rooftop has every little thing for above-the-city rest and enjoyable.

From one facet you possibly can look down on the theater district, and from the different, an awesome view of the Back Bay unfold earlier than you. Selfies, anybody? The Rooftop has all types of occasions — from yoga to events — open to the public.

Aug. 27 and Sept. 22 might very nicely be your “should go to” dates although. [email protected] is  internet hosting two end-of-summer lobster clambake events with Yacht Rock vibes, cocktails, a uncooked bar, and a full lobster clambake ready proper on deck.

Tickets may be bought for $105 on Eventbrite.com and embrace cocktails, meals, Yacht Rock music spun by DJ J-Wall.

The vibe at the Rooftop is at all times “enjoyable,” so they’re hoping friends will come wearing nautical apparel.

Should you not have the ability to make these, don’t fear: The Rooftop is open Monday-Thursday from 5 to 10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from midday to 11 p.m. and Sundays midday to 10 p.m. serving signature cocktails and New England seaside fare.





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