Spring Break & Nightlife in Cancun

There are many fantastic party destinations around the world but few can top the spring break destination of Cancun. The party never stops in Cancun.

In the day there’s parties at pools and beaches while at night, the party continues at the incredible nightclubs.

The nightlife area is in the Hotel Zone. In this area you will find Kukulcan Blvd and the great nightclubs and bars that make Cancun an unbelievable night out.

The nightlife here gets busy at around 11pm and keeps going until the next day. The party can keep going until 10am if spring break is on!

Another area is downtown Cancun. This place has bars, nightclubs and restaurants to enjoy. However, the area is less busy than the party area of the Hotel Zone. The nightlife here is for everyone.

So if you are going away with friends, family or as a couple you are sure to enjoy the nights out here.

Cancun is a very busy destination. You can go to Cancun and party throughout the year including New Years Eve. However the busiest and recommended time to go is in the spring break months (March and April) and the summer months (June, July and August).

Spring break is definitely a must. The drinking age in Mexico is 18 so lots of Americans come here to have a great time.

In many of the clubs you don’t pay by the drink. Instead you buy an Open Bar package – you pay one fee and this allows for the club entry and free drinks for the night. Within the price you get table service, a bottle of spirit and mixer.

You can buy open bar packages from nightclubs, bars, tour companies and even your hotel. You will find that many of the hotels and tour companies provide ‘Nightlife Tours’. In the price you get transportation and an open bar.

The Open Bar packages are really good value and worth doing but if you don’t want to, then you can still go for the other option which is paying for an entry fee to the club and then paying for drinks at the bar.

Bar crawls in Cancun are very popular and very fun to do. There are many bar crawls to go on and they are a great way to meet new people and experience the great nightclubs and bars.

Whilst you’re in Cancun you will experience unreal parties such as pool, beach, foam and even boat parties. In the nightclubs and bars, you will also witness bikini contests, ladies nights, light shows, laser shows, go go dancers, circus performers, wrestling and more!


The Cancun nightclubs are some of the best in the world. They can hold thousands of people and they have world renowned DJs on the decks. The dress code in the nightclubs is relaxed as it’s casual clothing. However you won’t get in if you’re wearing beach wear.

Here are the recommended nightclubs to check out. Coco Bongo is a legendary nightclub. If you’re going to Cancun then this nightclub is where you need to party. This place is well known for its amazing costumed performers, acrobats and incredible tribute acts.

Another club to check out is The City as it is claimed to be the biggest club in Latin America. The club has 5 floors and has some of the best DJs and artist here. Names include David Guetta, Deadmnu5 and LMFAO. In this club you will experience fire dancers, pole dancers , gymnastics and more. This club is definitely a must.

Mandala is yet another fantastic nightclub to party in. The decor here makes this place one of the classiest clubs you will have been in. It’s a place you should check out.

Daddy ‘O is another amazing nightclub in Cancun. It has a stage and a large dance floor to keep hundreds of people entertained.

Other great nightclubs to consider are Mandala Beach Club, Elevate Ultra, LA Vaquita and Palazzo.


Before you hit the clubs you might want to visit the bars Cancun has to offer. There are plenty to choose from. You can experience live music and many different music genres such as jazz, rock, salsa and reggie.

One of the first bars to go to is Senor Frog’s bar where you can be part of many great parties such as glow and foam parties. Another bar to consider is the Congo bar. It’s a great bar and you can definitely party here all night long.

Once you finished with Congo bar, you might want to check out the fun place that is Carlo’s n Charlie’s. Day or night this place always has a great and enjoyable atmosphere. Other places to consider are Hard Rock Cafe, Grand Mambo Cafe, Corona bar and Nectar.

Things to Do

The turquoise sea and the white sandy beaches are beautiful and it is the perfect place to recover from the night before. During the day there are many activities to do and that’s what makes Cancun a world class destination.

Types of things to do are going to the Xel-Ha Park, going to Xcaret, snorkeling, fishing, kayaking, scuba diving and more. One activity that is recommended is the Pirate boat trips. You step aboard an incredible themed pirate ship.

When you set sail you experience great shows and entertainment including a pirate battle. Its suitable for all ages and is recommended.

Other than activities there are also some great landmarks to visit. They include Chichen Itza, Coba Ruins, Mayan Ruins of Tulum and more.

Useful Information

Airport name: Cancún International Airport

Transfer time to resort: 25 minutes