Acapulco, Mexico: Nightlife

Whether it’s intimate piano bars or loud and lively discos, Acapulco’s night scene has a bit of everything. The clubs and discos open late and usually stay open until sunrise. The best place to start a night-out is the Bar Los Flamingos. This cliff-top bar with its famed cocktails and traditional restaurant is probably the best sundowner spot in the city.


Baby’O, Acapulco’s most famous and exclusive club, attracts many well known personalities from the world of sports and entertainment, both local and international. This relatively small establishment has a classy 1980’s feel to it, with a great party ambiance. Baby’O plays an array of different music genres, and live shows while also holding contests during weekends.

A popular pirate themed bar, Barbarroja is a magnet for tourists. The boat-shaped bar opens early in the evening and lures people with its cheap drinks and sexy pirate costumed women, dancing on tables. Barbarroja mostly plays pop music.

Without a doubt the best disco in town, Palladium features an intense bay view through its floor to ceiling windows. The club attracts a young crowd with its drink till you drown cover system. People pay a fixed sum to get it and then its open bar until 5 am. Palladium plays a variety of pop, rock, techno and house.

For an older and slightly more sophisticated crowd, Siboney is an excellent piano bar. Serving fine wine, entrees and delicious cocktails, this classy bar has a beautiful view and a refined ambience.

Cabaretito Beach Acapulco is the city’s most popular gay club. Whether it’s dancing, watching shows or celebrating birthdays, Cabretito Beach welcomes all types of people. The music ranges from electronic reggaeton, salsa to country.

A chain of rowdy and entertaining restaurant bars, Senor Frog’s attracts families all day. Offering a friendly environment with reasonably priced drinks and foods, the establishments are classic Mexican party spots.