10 Best Nightclubs In Cancún, Mexico - Updated 2021

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Perched on the Yucatán Peninsula, between the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, lies Cancún, the shining beacon of its country. Home to some of the jazziest resorts, dazzling restaurants and clubs, exceptional beaches, and stunning Mayan sites, it is safe to say that Cancún is among the most-loved vacation destinations in the Western Hemisphere. Cancún began as a tiny dot on the world map in the 1970s but rapidly rose to fame as Mexico’s biggest resort. If you’re planning a getaway to this lavish city, it is only fair that you experience the best of what it offers – a colorful nightlife. Use this list of the best nightclubs in Cancún, Mexico and believe what we say for yourself.

1. Cuncrawl

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Cuncrawl takes ‘party till the sun comes up’ a little too seriously with its early opening hours and 'party like an animal’ scene. It has an all-inclusive charge that allows you to drink as much as you can during the time it is open. It is quite popular for hosting bachelor/bachelorette parties and is also one of the safest nightclubs in town. You can party in the regular lounge area or book their private VIP access if you want to party only with your group.

Cuncrawl

Address: Blvd. Kukulcan, Punta Cancun, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún

Website: Cuncrawl

Opening hours: 10pm - 4am (daily)

2. Antique


Experience the best of regal nightlife at Antique, one of the poshest nightclubs in Cancún. Boasting an exclusive clientele and top-notch security, the place becomes a party haven, playing the best of Latin andeElectro-pop post 12:30 am. Do note that they’re very particular about their dress code, so wear suitable outfits (men, no shorts please!). One of the best things about the place? If you order a bottle and aren’t able to finish it in one evening, you can return to the club another time and ask for the same bottle to be served at no extra cost! Ain’t that thoughtful?

Antique

Address: Av. Puerto Cancun Edificio DIomeda, locales 7 y 8, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún

Website: Antique

Opening hours: Thu - Sat: 11pm - 5am (closed Wed to Sun)

3. The City

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


Here’s one nightclub whose claim to fame is hosting gigs by some of the biggest music artists like Tiësto, Alesso, Nicky Romero, Hardwell, NERVO, R3hab, and many more. Expectedly, it is super crowded and if you find it fun to party with a crowd then this is the place to be. There’s even some aerial performances, fire shows, and robot-dance performances thrown in regularly. Don’t be alarmed if you land here early and don’t find much of a crowd. It usually starts building up around midnight.

The City

Address: Blvd. Kukulcan Km 9.5, Punta Cancun, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún

Website: The City

Opening hours: Fri: 10pm - 4am (closed all other days)

4. Coco Bongo

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If you’re willing to shell out a slightly hefty amount for a Vegas-style party experience in Cancún, Coco Bongo is the place to be. Pick up a heady cocktail from their open bar, seat yourself at a table, and leave yourself to be bedazzled by the exemplary pageantry and pulsating salsa beats at the place. Else, go in for the VIP package for an extra decadent affair.

Coco Bongo

Address: Plaza Forum By The Sea, Blvd. Kukulcan Km 9.5 #30, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún

Website: Coco Bongo

Opening hours: 10pm - 4am (daily)

5. Palazzo

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Robot light shows, dancers gyrating to exciting music, thrilling acrobatic shows, and fun vibes make Palazzo worth a stop. We recommend you opt for the bottle service to ensure the bill remains under check and you don’t have to keep making trips to the bar. However, do note that previous guests have reported some unpleasant experiences here, so it’s best you stay with your group of people and don’t move around unescorted. Rest assured, you’re in for a treat here!

Palazzo

Address: Blvd. Kukulcan 9, Punta Cancun, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún

Website: Palazzo

Opening hours: Wed: 11:30pm - 3:30am (closed all other days)

6. Tropicana


Plunge into a world of Mexican and Cuban song and dance at Tropicana. Shimmy to Latin rhythms or twirl to Carribean moves without worrying about a thing. Sundays here are another level of amazing with people shaking their legs to cumbia, salsa, and bachata numbers.

Tropicana

Address: Av Tulum 53, 22, 77500 Cancún

Website: Tropicana

Opening hours: Thu - Sun: 8pm - 5am (closed Mon to Wed)

7. Mambo Cafe


Jive to some Latin music and immerse yourself in laidback fun at Mambo Cafe, which is just a few minutes drive away from the Zona Hoteliera neighborhood. You can even brush up on your salsa dance moves here, just imitate the senoritas! Take pleasure in the Cuban-style band performances that are hosted post-midnight. So stay a while and make it an enjoyable night for yourself.

Mambo Cafe

Address: Avenida Xcaret Cancún

Website: Mambo Cafe

Opening hours: Wed - Sat: 10:30pm - 3am (closed Sun to Tue)

8. Capital Social Club


Looking to party amid the locals? Head to the Capital Social Club for a chilled out night of dancing to popular songs. It is not set in a typical nightclub, so you can sit at your table and have fun watching other people have a great time. Charges are not too heavy on the pocket, which adds to the positive experience. They host ladies’ nights on Wednesdays and theme parties on Fridays and Saturdays.

Capital Social Club

Address: Av. Nichupte S/N 77500 Cancún

Website: Capital Social Club

Opening hours: Wed - Sat: 10pm - 6am (closed Sun to Tue)

9. Señor Frog's


Open practically all day long, Señor Frog’s is another cool and friendly place to party Cancún style. Here, every Wednesday there is a foam party, every Sunday a glow party, and all other days, an open bar! The theme parties follow certain timings, so remember to check their website before heading out.

Señor Frog's

Address: Blvd. Kukulcan, Punta Cancun, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún

Website: Señor Frog’s

Opening hours: 10am - 2am (daily)

10. Mandala Beach Club

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It’s not the usual indoor nightclub! At Mandala Beach Club, even the daytime will be filled with thrill and chill. A beach club, as the name suggests, this place is all about tropical drinks, bikinis, Caribbean waters, and thumping music set against the backdrop of the beautiful beach and the Caribbean Sea. The places opens its doors at night only on Tuesdays, so you can practically spend the entire day chilling like a water baby, sipping on some pina coladas!

Mandala Beach Club

Address: Km. 8.5, Blvd. Kukulcan, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún

Website: Mandala Beach Club

Opening hours: Tue: 10:30am - 6pm, 10:30pm - 5am; Wed - Mon: 10:30am - 6pm

Outrageous and outstanding Cancún nightlife

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Cancún’s nightlife can be safely bracketed in the spectrum ranging from outrageous to outstanding, especially since there’s no ‘down time’. All clubs and bars are open year round and make for an equally smashing experience regardless of the time of the year you choose to visit. Our list brings together the best nightclubs in Cancún, Mexico, so you don’t need to go and search. Just use this!

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