A haven for night revelers and party animals, Puerto Vallarta will attract you with its gregarious attitude and vibrant spirit. Love it or hate it, there is no way to ignore the city’s lively activities at night. The city has an unrestrained and robust nightlife. Playing it down is never an option. There is an amazing line-up of beach clubs and dancing clubs that have obtained a cult status in Puerto Vallarta.

Every traveler’s first stop in experiencing the Puerto Vallarta nightlife remains the famous beachfront boardwalk, the Malecon. Being the heart of the nightlife, this is where all the great actions happen. Its festive and vibrant atmosphere lures young and old people alike and locals as well as tourists to have fun.

You can find the best restaurants, bars, and clubs on the Malecón. Carlos O’Brian’s, Zoo, Christine, and Collage are only some of the most popular nightlife venues in the Malecon area. Carlos O’Brian’s is a restaurant that transforms into a lively disco at night. Zoo is a dancing club where party animals enjoy the newest techno, house, dance, and reggae music. Christine is a stylish club well-known for its crowd-pleaser playlist and avant garde light shows. Collage is a group of clubs that share a huge dance floor. It is known for its Foam Party Tuesdays

Head to J & B Salsa Club if you love to dance along live Latin music. It compels guests to move a hip to its samba and salsa renditions. For gay and lesbian party goers, the best place is Disco Club Paco Paco. This club features a transvestite performance every weekend and and has a nice open-air rooftop bar.

Here is a listing of some clubs in Puerto Vallarta:


Area: Hotel Zone
Hotel NH Kristal – (322) 224-6990


Club 69
Area: Downtown
Paseo Diaz Ordaz 644 – (322) 222-3476


Area: Marina Vallarta
Blvd. Francisco Medina Ascencio s/n – (322) 221-0505


Area: Zona Romantica (Old Vallarta)
Madero 388 – N/A


Area: Zona Romantica (Old Vallarta)
Lazaro Cardenas 329 – (322) 222 8868

Hard Rock Cafe
Area: Downtown
Paseo Diaz Ordaz 652 – (322) 222-2230


Mambo Cafe
Area: Marina Vallarta
Plaza Marina Local A50 – (322) 221-1940


Paco Paco
Area: Zona Romantica (Old Vallarta)
Ignacio L. Vallarta 278 – (322) 222-1899


Area: Zona Romantica (Old Vallarta)
Lazaro Cardenas 267 – N/A


Zoo Bar
Area: Downtown
Paseo Diaz Ordaz 630 – (322) 222-4945