Cancun’s superclubs, bars and lounges make it a great place to have tons of nightlife fun that can last into the wee hours of the next day. The drinking age in Cancun is 18.
You will find that the heart of Cancun nightlife is in the clubs. Popular places like Coco Bongo, Dady O’s, the City and Dady Rock are staples in any Cancun vacation.
Want Cancun nightlife, but not a club kinda of person? Places like Senior Frogs or Carlos N Charlie’s serve food during the day and serve fun at night.
If you are looking for a casual place to do the congo line, a festive Cancun bar is the place. Look for yards of margaritas, lots of tequila shots and dancing contests. Beware of your first sip from your straw, sometimes they fill it with alcohol as a surprise.
Most of the bars in Cancun close around 1 or 2 in the morning, earlier than the rest of Cancun nightlife,
You can pay by the drink or get an open bar package which run any where from $20 – $40.
The Cancun bars are mostly located in Punta Cancun, convenient if you want to pre-game and then go to the clubs to experience more Cancun nightlife.
If you are looking for more of a hip, martini drinking Cancun nightlife, you might want to head downtown to Cancun city.
These places, such as chelounge, offer a more sophisticated way to enjoy the Cancun nightlife, but might cost you a bit more. An open bar at a lounge in downtown Cancun is closer to the $100 range. There are also a couple of lounges in the Hotel Zone, like Nectar Bar which overlooks the Nichupte lagoon. But don’t forget your wallet when going out at these Cancun nightlife spots – a bottle of tequila goes for upwards of $80.
Entertainment and Live Music
Live music and DJ style music is featured in a lot of Cancun nightclubs and some interesting shows are occasionally featured. If you do a little homework you should be able to find something to guarantee that anyone in your group will enjoy Cancun nightlife.
Call ahead to make sure you are going to get what you want in the way of entertainment, as scheduled shows sometimes have a way of changing without notice.
Cancun Nightlife Spots
When dialing the local number of these Cancun nightlife hot spots from the U.S. or Canada, always dial 011 52 (998) before the number shown.
|Azúcar Bar Caribeño||Hotel Zone||Salsa||883-0100|
|Baccara Beach Bar||Hotel Zone||Fun Bar||883-2077|
|Baja Beach Club Bar||Hotel Zone||Fun Bar||883-1156|
|Bar’n Roll||Plaza Kukulkan||Rock||885-3133|
|Carlos and Charlie’s||Hotel Zone||Fun Bar||883-0846|
|Champion’s||Hotel Marriott||Sports Bar||881-2000|
|Chrisitine Club Disco||Hotel Krystal||Discotheque||883-1793|
|Coco Bongo||Plaza Forum By the Sea||Show & Disco||883-0592|
|Dady Rock||Hotel Zone||Rock||883-1626|
|Fat Tuesday||Hotel Zone||Fun Bar||883-2676|
|Glazz||La Isla Shopping Village||Live Music & Shows||883-2674|
|Hard Rock Cafe||Plaza Forum By the Sea||Rock and Roll||881-8120|
|La Boom Club Disco||Hotel Zone||Discotheque||883-1152|
|La Farandula||Hotel Zone||Salsa||883-0510|
|La Misión||Hotel Zone||Salsa||885-1706|
|No Way José||Downtown||Rock Taped||884-2280|
|Planet Hollywood||Plaza Flamingo||Rock and Roll||885-3022|
|Risky Times||Downtown||Fun Bar||884-7503|
|Salón Merengue||Hotel Zone||Salsa||883-2919|
|Sr. Frog’s||Hotel Zone||Fun Bar||883-1092|
|The City – Nightclub – Beach Club – Lounge||Blvd. Kukulkan, Km. 9.5||Bar/Restaurant – Live Music||883-2077|
|Tequila Boom||Hotel Zone||Bar Disco||883-1152|