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Cabo San Lucas Nightlife

Bars, Nightclubs and Entertainment in Cabo San Lucas

It is hard not to come to Los Cabos and not experience at least one night out on the town. The majority of the nightlife is centered in down town Cabo San Lucas, with a few notable spots in San Jose del Cabo. Bar hopping is easily done in Cabo San Lucas with the majority of the popular bars and nightclubs located on the main streets of Lazaro Cardenas & Marina Boulevard. There is a bar that will suit every type of personality, from laid-back tee shirt, shorts and sandals to trendy big city, dress code super clubs. Cover charges usually do not apply unless it is a special event or holiday season.

It is completely safe to walk around either city at night. With Police patrolling constantly, it is not recommended to drink in public and be watchful of traffic. Taxis run 24 hours a day and are located in designated areas in close proximity to bars. Please don’t do anything that you would not do back home.

Check out Los Cabos nightlife: Event Calendar

Mandala: One of the newest super clubs in Cabo San Lucas, is super hip and state of the art. Boasting a roof top "beach club" complete with sun beds, hard wood deck and sand, indoor disco, VIP areas and more! This is quickly becoming one of the more popular places to go for a good night out!

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Baja Junkie: Words cannot express how grateful people are when you are offered a 4 hour long "happy hour"! 50% off all appetizers and drinks from 3:00pm - 7:00pm daily!

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Barómetro: A nice, Miami style restaurant and lounge bar right in the heart of the Cabo San Lucas marina. A good option for those looking  for a relaxing place to just have a drink.

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Cabo Wabo Cantina: Probably one of the most famous clubs in all of Cabo San Lucas. Home to Van Halen lead singer Sammy Hagar. The club works as a restaurant during the day, from 11:00am to 11:00pm, and as a nightclub from 7:30pm to 2:00am. DJ and Live Music. Perfect if you intend to avoid the younger crowds, as the age range goes from the early thirties to the mid fifties. Located on Plaza Mariachi on Marina Boulevard.

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El Squid Roe: Definitely, the most popular club in the city. The music is  mostly commercial hip-hop and top 40 hits, with beers $5.00 and up, but you will never have more honest fun than inside this place. Open 6:00pm - 4:00am.

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Pink Kitty: By popular demand, Avarus Nightlife unveils the first true VIP nightclub in Cabo San Lucas. Featuring international DJ's, superior sound and lighting systems, exceptional bottle service and a sexy all female staff. The most fun you can have with your clothes on.

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Nikki Beach & Passion Lounge: Nikki Beach is the ultimate beach club concept that brings dining, fashion, music and entertainment together to earn, as quoted by the London Observer, the undisputed reputation as being the “ The Sexiest Party on Earth ”. Here that you will find a unique blend of gorgeous people from all parts of the globe sharing languid afternoons and endless nights. Nikki Beach is world renowned for its surreal beauty and ambiance. It is one of the few places on the planet with champagne & cocktails at noon, accompanied by contemporary European delights & mood enhancing tunes, is a consistent reality. Inside the ME Hotel (by Melia) at Playa el Médano.

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Happy Ending Cantina: Located on Marina Boulevard, surrounded by Cabo's hottest bars and nightclubs, Happy Ending sits on the "50 yard line" midway between Cabo Wabo and the Giggling Marlin in one direction, and the Pink Kitty, Hard Rock Cafe, Mandala and Squid Roe in the other. It's walking distance from most hotels in Cabo San Lucas. Free WiFi and free phone calls to over 60 countries are available all the time. Happy Ending is fully handicapped-accessible, including restrooms. Since opening in late 2008, Happy Ending has become one of the most popular places to visit in Cabo.

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The Giggling Marlin: Have a thrill at one of the oldest places in Cabo, but beware that you may become part of the entertainment. Marina Boulevard and Matamoros, across the street from Plaza Mariachi. The Marlin offers a nightly drinking contest show that encourages guests to participate in. Also have a friend snap a shot fo you being hung upside down by the infamous Marlin.

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The Nowhere Bar: Overpriced, yet trendy, the perfect place to watch and be watched. Inside Plaza Bonita, on the Marina. Ladies Night every Tuesday gets extremely busy. DJ spins top 40 and pop tunes most of the time, always keeps the dance floor hoping. Opened everyday from 11:00am till 3:00am.

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The Jungle Bar: A fun place to hang out and listen to rock and alternative music. Plaza Mariachi, next to the Rips. Ladies Night every Saturday. Open from 10:00am - 3:00am

Rips Bar: A tiny bar downstairs the Cabo Wabo and next to the Jungle Bar, whose main attractions are the low price of beer and, therefore, the younger crowd that attends it. Inside Plaza Mariachi on Marina Boulevard.

The Love Shack: Tiny pub with a pool table and lots of junk hanging from the wall in a road house style. Especially popular on Wednesday Ladies Night. Excellent stop before hitting the Squid. Morelos and Niños Héroes street, around the corner from the Squid Roe. Open until 3:00am

Monkey Business Bar: A small standing bar with 8 stools and standing room only, located just next to the Giggling Marlin. This bar is certainly named for monkeying around, it serves up some of the best Margaritas in town!


Photos courtesy of Mariano Lemus Jr. (DJ MOSS)