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Top 5 Best Bars and Nightclubs in Tulum

Some of the most popular nightclubs with a complete party atmosphere that you must visit. 


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Besides the spectacular coastline and crystal turquoise water beaches, Tulum is also famous because of its incredible nightlife. Hosting some of the most popular music festivals and having renamed nightclubs, it is consolidated as one of the top beaches in Mexico. 

After visiting the Mayan ruins, switch up the vibes and go to the nightclubs and bars in Tulum. During the week, most of them take turns hosting the biggest parties in town, so you won’t miss any party opportunities. Here there are some of the most popular nightclubs with a complete party atmosphere that you better visit. 


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Batey Mojito & Guarapo Bar

Maybe the most popular bar in Tulum with chill vibes during the day and a party atmosphere during the night. They are famous because of the variety of fresh mojitos and the peculiar way of serving sugar cane inside a VW beetle. There’s live music most nights, and every Tuesday and Wednesday they host the biggest parties of the week in town. 


Casa Jaguar

Casa Jaguar is a Caribbean restaurant with a jungle party atmosphere that offers delicious dining, drinks and cocktails, and dancing. It is especially famous because of the jungle party hosted on the terrace every Thursday night, with local and international DJ’s setting some electro and house music. In case you can’t make it on a Thursday, there are smaller parties on Tuesdays and Saturdays so you can go and have a drink. 


Gitano is a trendy cocktail bar with Mexican stylish and Bohemian vibe that has a Mezcal bar in the back that includes a great selection of over 40 different mezcals. It is also popular for its unique jungle room that hosts awesome gypsy disco parties every Friday night with DJ sets for you to dance and party. 

However, there are also small parties with live music every Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday in case you can’t make it on Friday.  

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Papaya Playa Project

Papaya Playa is a beach club that hosts incredible parties during the week, especially on Saturday nights, but the real treats are the full moon parties. Every month on Saturday closest to the full moon, there is an incredible beach party with renamed DJs, drinks, and cocktails to have a perfect time. The cover price can vary depending on the event but it is around USD $25 per person. 

Papaya Playa is also popular for the largest parties during December and New Year’s Eves. Since there are very crowded, it is recommended to get your tickets in advance and show up early to avoid long waiting hours. 


La Zebra Hotel

Are you looking for a salsa party? La Zebra Hotel offers the perfect salsa party every Sunday with deliciously crafted signature cocktails, authentic local cuisine, and a lot of laughter and dancing in the company of the live band. If you don’t know how to dance, do not worry since there is an hour of free lessons to learn a couple of new dance steps starting at 6:30 pm.