Caribbean and Central America Nightlife

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Caribbean and Central America Nightlife

  • La Rumba

    Varadero Nightlife

    La Rumba is a pretty wild and exciting bar on certain nights of the week. They have a bubble machine on the ceiling, and the dance floor was about a foot deep with bubbles while we were there. If you're okay with the concept of "anything goes" then you will probably have a fun time at La Rumba. As I said, pretty much anything goes.

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  • Clubs and Discos

    Punta Cana Nightlife

    We heard about this place Sins4Two but did not find much information in local ads nor with the locals, turns out that the place does not advertise much as it is quite exclusive, yet they accepted my reservations (that is another thing, they dont accept you unless you made a reservation). Price was reasonable as all consumption was included and...

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  • Tropicana

    Havana Nightlife

    Tropicana is a little expensive to go to but i think that you should go there if you are in Havana. The music is good, the costumes is fantastic and the artists are very good. No special dresscode but people coming there tend to have nice evening clothes on.

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  • Dancing

    San Juan Nightlife

    Where do locals go to have fun? One of the best places is at the Plaza del Mercado. This fresh produce market becomes the center of nightlife on Thursday and Friday nights. Most tourists don't know about it; I happened to hear about it from one of the tour guides. Most venues have no cover. Just have a few drinks and enjoy yourself. Come as you...

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  • Monoloco

    Antigua Guatemala Nightlife

    Make sure you stop by the Monoloco while in Antigua. It's a great place to get a good meal, meet interesting travelers, and watch sports. There is always something fun going on whether it is Ladies' Night, a 4th of July party, or the Superbowl or World Cup. The food is great- large portions and fresh ingredients. The bar manager, Zac, is a great...

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  • Blue Marlin Bar

    San José Nightlife

    I dont want any one to get the wrong impression of this fantastic place. I have been to the bar/cascino numerous times in my two trips to costa rica. about to be my third. the bar caters to Americans, they have EVERYTHING an american wants. or we would not keep coming back and the place would shut down. the prostitutes are more classy than alot of...

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  • II Bar

    Caye Caulker Nightlife

    On an island that isn't particularly known for its nightlife, the I&I Reggae Bar is a good option for those who are looking for something to do once the sun comes down - or even as the sun is coming down, since you can watch the sunset from the rooftop terrace. The view is not exactly the best on the island, but the atmosphere totally makes up for...

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  • Theater / Shows

    Holguín Nightlife

    The caverna is a club modelled on the cavern club in liverpool england. Most of the groups will play western music. One group not to miss is called Supertrouper,.Led by an english/canadian guy, the group features two beatiful cuban singers, who speak and sing in english perfectly.All kinds of music is featured Abba, madonna, Cher,Shania twain, rod...

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  • Calypso Bar at Princess Hotel

    Belize City Nightlife

    About Belize - it will do for one trip. If it were cheap for what it has to offer, but it is not.... Tickets from the any place (Dallas, Houston, Miami) are over 1K. Hotels in Belize and islands are over $100 /night while rooms and facilities are far from being top notch; Very shabby and worn out... More importantly, Caribbean waters near Belize...

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  • Casa de la Trova

    Santiago de Cuba Nightlife

    This place holds maybe 100 - 120 people. The performers change during the course of the evening but are generally of an impressive standard. Most of the people that are in the crowd seem to be touristy couple but it isn't exclusively like that. There's some Cubans also go numerous of whom approached me. Within no more than a few mins max on each...

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  • Live Music

    Trinidad Nightlife

    Its namesake is a drink of the region made from lemon juice, honey and aged Havana Club brand rum served in glazed pottery. This concoction mixes with the magic of a place frozen in time, charming those who have been coming here for decades. This was the drink of the Mambises (name given the Liberating Army). The tavern is part of one of the city's...

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  • Sunset

    Cienfuegos Nightlife

    Well me and my friends could always be found at Benny More's. No pics of it so I just placed one of the local beach called 'Rancho Luna' Anyway there is a lot of things to do....btw just a little tip, as soon the sun goes down at the beach...than get the hell out of there. Trust me...otherwise the mosquito's will kill ya...I mean it. Why would...

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  • Nassau

    The Bahamas Nightlife

    I stayed at the Atlantis and besides the lame night clubs that they have for kids. There wasn't much night life in the resort, Most people just hit the Casion's once it gets dark. Also getting into downtown become an issue as there are no ferry boats into town. You need to get a cab, where fares are negotiable based on how you look /dressed. Whts...

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  • San Pedro

    Belize Nightlife

    BC's Beach Bar is a great place to watch sports. They have a big screen TV, and the college games were on when were there. It's right on the beach, and there are tons of college tees tacked up all over the palapa. The ambience, truthfully, is no different than the other beach bars, but it's a cool place to get a drink. The nachos are amazing there,...

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  • Havana Cafe

    Varadero Nightlife

    A nice club, went there couple of times only because it was located in the resort where i stayed. Usually they played spanish pop music and around 12:00 people would start to fill up the place but there was always not enough people inside Try Pina collada it's great and if you tip the bartenders soon they'll remember what you are drinking and...

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  • Mangu

    Punta Cana Nightlife

    Pretty much the ONLY place to party in Punta Cana......just ask anybody. It's located at the occidental resort and isn't a far taxi ride away from other resorts. Don't pay more than $15 for a 10 minute taxi ride with around 4 people. The club is PACKED every day of the week and has two levels. The first level plays mostly merengue with some hip...

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  • Casa de la Musica

    Havana Nightlife

    A big stage with bands playing, in front of it the dance floor and around the dance floor tables/seats and bars. Very good atmosphere a good place to practize your salsa skills, or just dance the night away. There is no special dress code.

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  • Eating and Drinking

    San Juan Nightlife

    One of the things I enjoyed the most about staying in the Condado area was the number of places we could go to in the evening just to grab a drink. Perhaps the two places we enjoyed the most were the Barlovento and Hacienda Don José, both located within easy walking distance from the Condado Plaza. The Barlovento (http://www.barloventopr.com) is...

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  • El Pueblo Tourist Center

    San José Nightlife

    Centro Comercial El Pueblo (aka El Pueblo Tourist Center) can be a great place to go for night life, although not necessarily Costa Rican night life. Instead, it's more akin to the kind of night life you would find in the United States or western Europe; expensive drinks, cover charges for some bars, even pizza stands to buy a snack from when...

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  • Barrier Reef Sports Bar

    Caye Caulker Nightlife

    We love this place!! We are not even a big fan of sports, and we feel in love!!! They have trivia night 3 days a week, and belive me you will have a great time. Ramie the "Quize Master" is so funny, and will come up with no telling what kind of questions!! The people that works here is so super nice & the food is great.

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  • Disco's

    Holguín Nightlife

    The was this bar at our hotel that would turn into a disco at night. It didn't look that great but boy did we have good times in there at night. Don't wear too much...it gets really warm after a couple of drinks mixed with dancing.

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  • Radisson Happy Hour

    Belize City Nightlife

    The poolside bar at the Radison Fort George could be anywhere, though the thached roof for the bar is a nice touch. None theless there is live music on friday and happy hour deals on drinks and snacks lasts from 6-9 with free chips and salsa. Tere is apparently live music on most weeks but it was a DJ when I was there. Hehe, there is very little...

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  • Live Music

    Santiago de Cuba Nightlife

    in santiago you can find almost every day concert, live music TRANCE, DANCE & PERFORMANCE Have a look at the pros : salsa, casino, mambo, chachacha or son courses and lessons offered by members of Conjunto Folklorico de Oriente founded in 1959 or Ballet Folclórico Cutatumba, an Afro-Cuban group well-known in North America and Europe. Some of the...

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  • Grand Bahama

    The Bahamas Nightlife

    It might seem small and simple bar, but that's just the Bahamian way! Start the night there, have a Tequila, watch someone drinking a bodyshot, laugh, meet the owner, talk to local people! Enjoy it! Just wear comfortable clothes

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  • Caye Caulker

    Belize Nightlife

    The I&I Bar is a great reggae hangout on the island. If you're lucky, you'll get to meet "The Lyrical King" - a local Reggae singer who frequents the place. You need to buy a drink to go to the uppermost level of the bar, but it's worth it for the view and the hammocks. casual

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  • La Cueva Del Pirata

    Varadero Nightlife

    This is weird, I think your name was Nelson Pedros? Or something like that? You were a landscaper from Toronto or Ottowa or around there. Your 26 or 24. I'm 17 and from Saskatchewan. We met at the club and I left early the next morning because it was the last day of my vacation (and the first day of yours)... We talked alot, you seem interesting....

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  • Imagine Nightclub

    Punta Cana Nightlife

    Imagine Nightclub is one of the best off resort nightlife options in Punta Cana. Located inside a cave it's about a 15-30 minute ride from most resorts. There are 4 different caves each with their own ambiance. The club regularly holds themed events, check their website for details (google "imagine punta cana" or check out their facebook page)...

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  • Florodita

    Havana Nightlife

    I appreciate the historical connection this old Havana bar has to the world in regards to its association with famed author Ernest Hemingway. I've always liked finding cafes, plazas, and old hotels where famous historical figures spent time while in these various cities. Apparently old Hemingway enjoyed more than a few nights hanging out in El...

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  • Casinos

    San Juan Nightlife

    I don't frequent casinos, but our original schedule called for us to leave San Juan quite late and I was told this was so that we could utilize the casinos on shore. The blue building was identified as a former casino which is now a government building by another VTer. However another one of his IDs was wrong, and I can't find any confirmation of...

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  • Key Largo

    San José Nightlife

    You've got the Key Largo, right across the street from the Blue Marlin! It just goes to show why San Jose is great for nightlife. When I get together with my friends that went on this trip, to this day we easily think of and laugh about our time in Key Largo. Could be because, when we first walked in the door, we were so snot hanging drunk that...

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  • Lazy Lizard

    Caye Caulker Nightlife

    This is the major chill zone in Caye Caulker. You can sip your beer or whatever while tanning or snorkeling next to the bar. A few tables are placed in the water, but don't worry, the water is not deep enough for you to drown in - if your drunk body gives out:) Food is also ok. No shoes, no shirt, no problem.

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  • Beach

    Holguín Nightlife

    the only acctual "disco" in the area....not belonging to the hotels... Friday admission is $5.00 USD for an open bar Not bad. Music is hip-hop..... adn maybe some hit from the early 90's if you're lucky. But hey! Open bar! :))))))))))) none

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  • Parque Cespedes

    Santiago de Cuba Nightlife

    View of Parque Cespedes from the balcony of our casa. Lots of tourist shops line this park. During the Festival of Carribean Culture this is also the focal point of music, dance and art exhibits from all over the Carribean (one week in early July). At night, this park is the centre of jinetera activity. You can avoid them however and just watch...

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  • Atlantis

    The Bahamas Nightlife

    Brand new nightclub AURA at the hotel Atlantis. Good coctails, music is OK, few dancers.. but you will have very limited area if you are not in VIP. no sneakers, im not sure about jeans, havent seen anybody with jeans on.

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  • Placencia

    Belize Nightlife

    There are lots of small drinking establishments dotted along the main walkways in Placencia. Most of them are pretty good and relatively cheap. There are sometimes a few problems though: Some of the bars run a tab based service which can be a problem. Keep track of what you have been drinking. Also we had a local (called John Wayne) sit down...

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  • Mambo Club

    Varadero Nightlife

    Due to the glut of all-inclusive hotels round here, nightclubs have trouble attracting business. If you venture out just once then come to Mambos - I doubt there is a better night out in Varadero. Nightclub is at the far end of the peninsular, attached to the Club Amigo hotel. Cover charges vary with the wind, apparently including all your drinks...

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  • Shows

    Punta Cana Nightlife

    Nights at the resort might be animated, and suit all preferences. The options are: . the bar, where you can listen to music and have some nice drinks . the casino for those who like gambling or enjoy that kind of place; notice that in the case of the casino, the All Inclusive contemplates the entrance on the casino, only. . the disco, to enjoy the...

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  • Habana Café

    Havana Nightlife

    Can't really describe how I felt that night at the Habana Cafe. It was a mixture of feelings and all of them positive ones. I found myself looking around the place and dreaming of the past. The interior decoration will transport you back to the 50's or before. I love vintage cars and photography, good live music and drinks, so this was for me a...

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  • Mia's Movies

    Caye Caulker Nightlife

    We didn't avail ourselves of this opportunity, but apparently people show movies or more probably video tapes of movies in this little building. The sign says that the movie is $5.95 and will be at 8:00 pm. The bottom of the sign advertises Conch Shells for $5.00. I wonder if they'd take a trade. The building has solid shutters on the windows to...

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  • Bahamas Music/Dance

    The Bahamas Nightlife

    While we were there they had the Junkanoo Festival. It was aewsome. There were so many Local foods and drinks. Singing and dancing all night long. I was so excited we got to go, I had been wanting to ever since I saw the movie After the Sunset. :-) Casual, Tropical

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  • Belize City

    Belize Nightlife

    The 'Hard Rock Cafe' - but not the official one. It really was a friendly place but not too crowded. Always a big welcome when you entered. Anything goes, but in the evening make sure that long trousers and long sleeved shirts are worn. Mosquitos really love to bite.

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  • La Bamba

    Varadero Nightlife

    So I heard this place was real fun. It was okay, but not amazing. Usually was the same music everynite but if you go there once or twice, you'll have fun. Free drinks and entrance if you're a guest at the tuxpan, otherwise its $10 and all you can drink. Has great potential, just needs more people in it. New Years Eve though at this club was a...

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  • Parisien

    Havana Nightlife

    Located at the Hotel Nacional, this venerable cabaret show is a vibrant and extravagant spectacle. Still, it will always play second fiddle to the Tropicana, which trumps it in terms of size and setting. Nevertheless, the show here is less expensive, and certainly more convenient

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  • Sea-ing is Belizing

    Caye Caulker Nightlife

    One of the things we did one night was go to a slide presentation on the birds and animals of Belize called "Seaing is Belizing". It cost us $5 each, which I thought was a lot, but it was very worthwhile. I don't know the name of the bookstore and I don't know if it is still there. Currently there are two businesses that might be the descendents...

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  • Out Islands

    The Bahamas Nightlife

    ...According to the Web site... Nippers Beach Bar & Grill – It's Not In the Brochure! You may have read about Nippers in travel magazines, seen photos on calendars, or perhaps even seen a documentary on the Discovery Channel -- but you'll never read about Nippers in any travel brochure. Why? Simply, because this particular piece of paradise can't...

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