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Varadero offers night owls various nightlife opportunities. You can choose between having a drink in a cozy atmosphere or having a rather wild party in one of the numerous nightclubs.
Vardero's nightlife has something for almost every type. The most important bars and nightclubs are briefly outlined in the following overview:
Best Bars in Varadero
- An important institution of the nightlife in Varadero is the Beatles Bar, where you can enjoy live music every night from 10pm with an open-air feeling in a tropical garden, with affordable drinks (beer 2 USD) and a great overall atmosphere. Where: Avenida 1er on the corner of 59th Street.
- The famous Calle 62 Bar is also a great place to sit outside and listen to live music while dancing in the closed-off street. Where: Avenida 1er at the corner of 62nd Street.
- The La Comparsita is a nice open air location. Six different concerts & events are held every week. Sundays are children's day. The entrance is 10 USD including a free drink. When: 10am-3pm. Where: Avenida 3 and 60th Street.
Best Nightclubs in Varadero
- The Cabaret La Cueva del Pirata is a nightclub located in a natural cave. Situated in a small nature reserve not far from the big hotels, the pirates cave is a popular location among the hotel guests. Dance shows are frequently performed. Starting at roughly eleven, the dance floor opens to guests. The entrance fee is 10 USD per person. The prices of the drinks are reasonable.
- The Palacio de la Rumba has a spring break atmosphere. Cubans and hotel guests gather in the air-conditioned nightclub. Visitors can expect cheap drinks, loud music and wild clubbing. The audience tends to be younger as in other locations in Varadero. The admission is 10 USD. If you don't want to wait long at the entrance, better don't come to late, especially during the high season and on weekends.
- Immediately behind the bridge that links Varadero with the mainland lies the Anfiteatro De Varadero. On weekends the open-air location hosts larger events. With a bit lucky, visitors can see well-known Cuban artists. The audience is usually composed of Cubans and a few vacationers.