Cancun’s pulsating social scene is almost as famous as its beautiful beaches. Here you’ll find bars and clubs aplenty. If you’re looking for something a little more cultural, there are lots of great options too.
Some of the places to go to sample Cancun’s vibrant nightlife include the La Isla Shopping Village, the Forum by the Sea and the Plaza Dady’O. Bulevar Kukulkan is another great area to check out for night time fun.
If you want a change from the bright lights and loud music of Cancun’s club land, then why not check out the Ballet Folklorico, a company that performs a dinner show at the Cancun Convention Center. This show features lavish costumes and traditional dances from all parts of Mexico.
Bulevar Kukulkan Km 13.5, Cancun, Mexico
Overlooking the lagoon, this bar offers a large selection of cocktails, along with a sushi bar. Chic and sophisticated, it tends to attract a slightly older crowd.
Open daily 9pm-4am.
Forum by the Sea, Bulevar Kukulkan Km 9.5, Cancun, Mexico
This huge dance club does have a cover charge, but once you’re inside there’s an open bar. Crowds of people flock here to dance the night away, with the venue sometimes holding as many as 3,000 people. Music is a mix of everything from 70s classics to salsa.
La Isla Shopping Village, Bulevar Kukulkan Km 12.5, Cancun, Mexico
A martini bar and restaurant, La Madonna offers a lot of patio seating. Here you’ll find more than 180 varieties of martinis on the menu.
Bulevar Kukulkan Km 9.5, Cancun, Mexico
Once you pay the cover charge here you can head inside the 8,000 square foot club and enjoy the open bar. With a capacity for 5,000 people, its 9 bar areas, and a huge sound system, this club is frequented by many of the world’s top DJs, as well as a host of celebrities.
Paseo Kukulkan km. 11., Cancun Q,, Cancun, Mexico
You will enjoy great live Jazz Music in a tropical atmosphere.
Paseo Kukulkan km. 9,5, Cancun Q, Cancun, Mexico
You will enjoy live music in a modern setting.
Paseo kukulkan km.9,5, Cancun Q, Cancun, Mexico
Featuring international and Mexican cuisine. There is usually live Rock music, DJ, karaoke and open bar.
, Cancun, Mexico
You can enjoy listening music or watching videos on giant screens or if you prefer you can also play pool.
Kukulkan Boulevard.,, Cancun Q, Cancun, Mexico
La Boom is one of the biggest Superclubs of Cancun, with a multi-level dance floor and lights display.
Paseo Kukulkan, Cancun Q, Cancun, Mexico
In this club, you will find live salsa music in a really romantic atmosphere.
Open Tues-Sun from 10pm to 4am.
Paseo Kukulkan km 17.5, Cancun Q, Cancun, Mexico
Enjoy live music in a Mexican decorated space.
Open Mon-Sun from 6pm to 11pm.
Hotel Zone, Cancun Q, Cancun, Mexico
Cats has offered Reggae and R&B music from Jamaica since 1986.
Open Mon-Sun from 9pm to 5 am.
Paseo Kukulkan km 7.5, Cancun Q, Cancun, Mexico
This is one of the Cancun Islands most popular discos. It usually features 70s retro music. There are generally special events night on Fridays and Saturdays. Note that you usually can't enter it if you're dressed in shorts or jeans.
Open Mon-Sun from 10pm to 3am.
Paseo Kukulkan km 11, Cancun Q, Cancun, Mexico
Featuring huge drinks, a beautiful view of the lagoon and great piano music.