Opera Bay - (Used to be El Divino), Buenos Aires

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Cecilia Grierson 225 - Puerto Madero
  • At Opera Bay, with international friends
    At Opera Bay, with international friends
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  • Opera Bay - (Used to be El Divino)
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    El Divino
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    Opera Bay - (Used to be El Divino): Dancing in Puerto Madero

    by sabrina_florida Updated Jan 4, 2006

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    One of the catches about this place is the building itself. There are three dancefloors inside, electronic music in general but some oldies too (no latin music at all).
    There's a sort of deck which overlooks the river (actually a canal). The view of Puerto Madero there is beautiful! The lights, the moon above...
    Wednesday nights are what we call "After Office". Now, I'd never go on that day as the idea is to show how cool you look in a suit. There are guys who don't wear one at work but put on one just to look like a yuppi. This is as from 7 pm.
    So, I've just warned you... now yo do what you want...! :)

    Dress Code: Casual. Which striked me, cos I thought the bouncers would be a bit "pestering". But many people, men mostly, were wearing snickers.
    Jeans and trainers accepted. Unless you go on a Wednesday...

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    El Divino: Dancing by the river...

    by luzmaria Written Jan 25, 2004

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    On wednesdays theres an after office party for those who like to start their night early -unlike whats usual in Buenos Aires- so from 8 pm to 2 a.m u can go have fun at this very posh nightclub with 3 dancefloors and a sushi bar...

    Dress Code: tie required

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    El Divino - Oprabey: High Class dancing with a view

    by Truna Written May 10, 2004

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    This venue, formally known as El Divino, is located just on the water in Puerto Madero. The venue is amazing, and looks like the Sydney Opra house.

    Currently it is under new management. There are two rooms inside the venue, a large front room, and a smaller one towards the back. During the summers, the outside is open starting 6 pm, when people gather for dinner and watch the sun set over the port.

    Wednessday nights are the most popular nights with trance, house, and pop music.

    Dress Code: You can wear whatever you'd like. Many people who are there are in shirts and ties / skirts or dresses.

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    El Divino: Excellent location

    by pili Written Aug 2, 2003

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    Nights in Buenos Aires begin late and often end in the wee hours of the morning. Many people dine late, have a drink or coffee and then hit the clubs shortly after midnight, though 2 am really isn't too late to start dancing. Clubs don't close before 5 am, and most close well after dawn, so you can pick up breakfast before heading home.-
    In the picture you can see "El Divino"

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    Opera Bay - (Used to be El Divino): Wednesdays night: midweek break

    by gueto Written Jun 26, 2007

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    Opera Bay is a nightclub which architetural roof is well known to be similar to Sydney Opera house (don´t expect the actual Sydney Opera house architecture though).

    It is especially good on Wednesday nights because it becomes an "after office" gathering and it gives people a little break during the week.

    You have different music sections and a big terrace that is opened during warm weather. The view is magnificent. You get to see the whole area of Puerto Madero with its lights and boats.

    Dress Code: Men have to wear suits and ties.
    Women just don´t wear snickers.

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    Opera Bay - (Used to be El Divino): Great nightclub!

    by rodrigonp Updated Mar 24, 2007

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    Huge nighclub, a little bit expensive but one of the most famous in Buenos Aires! The design remembers the Opera from Sidney. The ticket is a little bit expensive, something like $30 pesos but it worths because the place is beautiful (it has a great view from Puerto Madero harbor) and the envinroment is amazing (like 5 or more dance floors)..

    I've heard that one is the best nightclub in Buenos Aires, it's located on Puerto Madero close to the casinos.

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  • Opera Bay - (Used to be El Divino): Wednesday Night Madness #2

    by baanasta Updated Aug 25, 2006

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    From the outside this place looks like a spaceship that went off course and landed in Puerto Moderno. However, the inside is a different story. Opera has been famous for its Wednesday nights but that has been affected somewhat by the emergence of Museo. In spite of this, Opera Bay rules those nights in the summer time due to its huge outdoor area. At times, this place gets fully packed, which is amazing given how big it is between the inside, outside, multiple rooms, and multiple levels. There are bars spread out througout the inside and outside, and the music tends to vary by room. It's hard to call this place a club because the dancing is somewhat limited to a few of the inside areas, and it is more of an afterwork crowd. Weekends are decent too, but not comparable to Wednesdays. Make sure you get there early on Wednesdays too avoid long lines.

    Dress Code: Strict. No jeans allowed. I have been there several times when the bouncers absolutely refused to let someone in because they were wearing jeans.

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  • Opera Bay - (Used to be El Divino): Party Hard early Wed. Party Hard late Sat.

    by funzsolo Written May 18, 2005

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    Probably the best Buenos Aires dance club on Wed and Sat. Its a huge club and like all huge clubs its only good when theres a huge crowd. I found a good mix of people and tunes unlike most dance clubs in BA just playing Techno and thinking there cutting edge cool. The building itself from the exterior is like a knockoff of the Sydney Operah house style and the interior is nothing spectacular lacking in the warmth and character of the smaller clubs. But hey its a big ass dance club and a hell of alot of people drinking, dancing and having fun. Its a meat market which is what dance clubs should be. Drink prices are average for BA hot spots, cover charge seems to varies Overall best club ¨club¨in BA at the moment

    Dress Code: Wed office attire for the fellas is common Sat night stylish is IN but u will see slobbish as well

    ladies - all the argentine ladies always keep it fashionable as for the foreigners they wear whatever

    if u wear hats keep it off until u get inside

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    Divino Buenos Ayres: Divino Buenos Ayres

    by glicko Written Sep 2, 2002

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    A huge club in BS. As.' now-fasionable 'Puerto Madero' dockland. The place looks kind of like the Sydney Opera House. It's patio features latin music while inside the DJs spin some pretty good house. Like everywhere else in Bs. As., this place doesn't even start to get cool until about 2:30 am and then keeps going well into the morning.

    Dress Code: Relatively casual (as casual as any other nightclub in Bs. As.)

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    Party all night at El Divino...

    by lolita2002 Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Party all night at El Divino in Puerto Madero
    Buenos Aires Night life is great and late!!! The nightclub scene is hot in Buenos Aires. I suggest you to visit gastronomic areas such as Puerto Madero, Recoleta, Palermo Viejo (Palermo Hollywood), Las Cañitas, Paseo de la Infanta, Arcos del Sol and Costanera Norte. After having dinner you can dance!

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    Opera Bay - (Used to be El Divino): Pretty cool club

    by oceania26 Written Jan 9, 2007

    Things don't get started until after 4am there - by 5am it's jammed pack with locals and you can barely move. There will be a line up of people trying to get in at 5:30am. If you go earlier, 2-3am - it's not as packed and there's more tourist there.

    It costs about 30 pesos. There's about 5 or 6 rooms that play different types of music and of course sell over priced beverages.

    Dress Code: There's no real strict dress code - dressy casual was fine when I went.

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  • Opera Bay - (Used to be El Divino): Visit Opera Bay free!

    by reefisnotbrazil Written Aug 20, 2005

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    Dress Code: No jeans, No shoes here!!

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    Opera Bay: Go To Dance!!!! (Saturday - Fashion)

    by Charlin_Baby Updated Jul 27, 2004

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    There is not doubt that Opera Bay is the most luxurious disco today in Buenos Aires....so go there and enjoy it!

    Dress Code: Is a bit Fashion place, so.....good dress

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    Nov 18, 2013 at 11:55 AM

    This place closed a couple of years ago.
    Este lugar cerró hace un par de años.

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