DRINK: Top 3 Bars For A Night Out In Downtown Cancun

Downtown Cancun has a popular nightlife.

The strip of clubs and bars in Cancun are only a $1 bus ride away if you are staying in the Hotel Zone. When in the downtown area, you are at the heart of all the fun that Cancun has to offer.

Congo Bar

Punta Nizuc-Cancun 210, Punta Cancun, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancun, Q.R., Mexico

Congo Bar is the hotspot of Cancun’s nightlife with its great atmosphere, awesome cocktails, and fantastic music. If you are looking for EDM or Spanish music, this is your place to be. You’ll find strobe lights, balloons, confetti, and people dancing the night away — all of this at a low cost of $25/person. And this includes drinks! If you’re still not sure about this place, the open windows allow you to see inside the club to decide if you want to enter. This is an extreme party bar, so if you want to dance, this is the place to be!

Congo Bar Cancun.
Photo: Congo Bar Cancun.

La Vaquita

Blvd. Kukulcan km. 9.5, Punta Cancun, Zona Hotelera, 77550 Cancun, Q.R., Mexico

La Vaquita is known for its cow theme interior design and large cocktails. This bar has a more casual atmosphere. If you like old and new R&B, HipHop and Spanish music, with a large screen on the wall showing live music videos, this is the perfect spot to go out to. The entry fee is $30 per person, including drinks. There is confetti falling, balloons being given out and a smoke machine. This bar has an open space floorplan with large windows. La Vaquita may not be an extreme party place like the Congo Bar, but it does have good vibes and more space to dance.

Senior Frog Bar

Blvd. Kukulcan, Punta Cancun, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico

The famous Senior Frog has a more relaxed environment than most bars in Downtown Cancun. This is a great place to grab food and drinks for a reasonable price before heading out to another bar to party. Senior Frog has live band music and gluten-free options! For a more relaxed night out, Senior Frog is your place to go.

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Anastasia Vazquez


Anastasia loves exploring the world, animals, reading books, writing, fashion, and laying on a beach on a hot summer day. She has explored most of the United States, some European and many Caribbean countries. She loves being in new places, trying authentic food, talking to locals, and living in the moment.

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