Whether the Greek Isles, Antigua, or Ibiza, islands around the world are this summer’s hottest destination. So much so that some might find their island getaways a tad too crowded with familiar faces. Who wants to run into her tax accountant, co-worker, or ex-fiancé on Mykonos?

For New Yorkers, a less overrun island getaway is now a hop—or, rather, a tramway ride—away, following the arrival of a new hotel and glamorous rooftop lounge showcasing unrivaled views of Manhattan and beyond.