Varadero is a popular resort town located on Cuba’s Hicacos Peninsula. While in Varadero, you’ll find plenty of restaurants, bars, and clubs to keep you entertained well into the night.
Bars, Clubs, and Live Music
Tourists and locals alike are a fan of having a good time while in Varadero. As a result, the city is flush with places to eat, drink, and let loose. Recent travelers to Varadero suggest checking out Bar Calle 62, Discoteca La Bamba, Comparsita, Havana Club, Las Cuevas (The Pirate Caves), and International Hotel, just to name a few. The Mambo Club is a favorite amongst the locals and features live bands, tables, a dance floor, and couches. Most of the bars and clubs in the area are open until 3 am, so you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the multitude of bars and nightclubs in the area.
If you’re in the mood for authentic, live Cuban music, go to The Music Room. Located off Street 42 in a big pink building, it’s a prime destination for tourists who want to get a taste of the culture, creativity, and wealth of musical talent in Varadero. Check the local newspapers and ask your front desk attendant at your hotel for details about upcoming shows and information regarding how to buy tickets.
Resorts and Open-Air Dancing
Besides the bars and nightclubs, parties can also be found at the many resorts and hotels in Varadero. Those who stay at Cuatro Palmas, for example, can find several bars opposite of the resort property. These bars and the resorts themselves often host large parties with live music, a variety of food and drinks, and open-air dancing. Many of the all-inclusive resorts also allow you to have drinks on the beach. Most resorts hold themed parties that may or may not be family-friendly. Consult your travel agent before you head to Varadero, and make sure you find a hotel that caters to your and your family’s needs.
Editor’s Note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about nightlife in Varadero.