The Ultimate Nightlife Guide to Cancun

Coco Bongo nightclub in Boulevard Kukulcan
Coco Bongo nightclub in Boulevard Kukulcan | © Andrew Woodley / Alamy Stock Photo
Photo of Pablo Mares
21 April 2021

Mexico is well known for the fiesta, and what better place than Cancun to have a great time? After spending all day on the beach sunbathing, it’s time to head out and enjoy one of the best nightlife scenes in all of Latin America. With tourists from all over the world partying, after dark in Cancun brings the opportunity to meet new friends accompanied by great music and the best drinks.

Coco Bongo

Nightclub, Beer, $$$
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Any night of the week is ideal to head to the Coco Bongo Fiesta. It opens at 10:30pm, the show with acrobats, tribute bands and the best DJs starts at 11:15pm and ends at 2:30am. We recommended you arrive by 10.15pm. The regular free bar ends at 3:30am, but the premium free bar ends until 4:00 am. A great place to enjoy a good time in Cancun.

The City

Nightclub, Beer, Cocktails, Wine, $$$
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With more than 8,000 square feet (743 square metres) of space and nine bars spread over three floors, The City is the ideal destination if you really want to party. Here you can see top international names perform such as Fergie, Tiësto, Paul Van Dyk and more. A good party can gather more than five thousand souls all night until dawn. With an incredible sound and lighting system, these people know how to organize a good night.

Mandala Beach Club

Nightclub, Beer, Cocktails, Wine
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There’s nothing better than listening to good music by the Caribbean Sea, with a refreshing tropical drink. This and more is what you’ll find at Mandala, an outdoor house music club. Every Tuesday at 9pm you can enjoy the pool party and bikini contest. This cosmopolitan club opens daily at 9:30 pm.

Señor Frogs

Nightclub, Beer, Cocktails, Wine
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With its 13 branches in the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean, Señor Frogs is already a tradition in its own right. Wednesdays bring a classic foam party with electronic music, house and hip hop to set the mood. This is the perfect place to have a good time and meet new people.

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These recommendations were updated on April 21, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.

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