Costa Rica is now the most preferred destination for travelers seeking an adventurous holiday. While some come for the beautiful rainforests covering this Central American country, others prefer it for tits languid lifestyle. As such, nightlife in Costa Rica is something fun, exciting, and an adventure on its own. Check out these famous Costa Rica nightclubs to have on your radar.
Enjoy the Sunset from Balu’s Beach Bar
The Pacific region of Costa Rica boasts of nearly 1000 miles of coastline. So, it is not very difficult to find a secluded hilltop or a comfortable space to watch the sunset. However, if you prefer the energy of a beach bar over these secluded regions, then Balu’s beach bar is the place you must visit. This place offers an excellent choice for cocktails and local seafood while you watch the dreamy sunset.
Go Dancing At Cuban Republik Disco Longue
Considered amongst the top Costa Rica nightclubs, the Cuban Republik Disco Lounge is located in Quepos. This place offers both bottle service and a VIP section for those wanting to enjoy an elevated night out. The place inevitably gets you shaking your legs for electronic dance music and reggaeton.
Visit Volcano Brewing Company
Located in Tamarindo, visiting this place is the next best thing you can do after surfing. After all, beer on the beach is not a bad thing. Imagine staring into the pacific with a cup of Gato Malo in your hand. You can enjoy a lot more of quality craft beers in their beachfront tasting room.
Tips to Enjoy the Costa Rican Nightlife
When to Go Out
The local population of Costa Rica often party on Fridays and Saturdays. However, there can be exceptions when a bar or club hosts a discount night or a ladies’ night. The party timings may also vary. Some clubs and bars offer discounted entrance fees and drinks for arriving before 9 PM. The crowd, however, begins to flow from 10 PM onwards. The closing time also varies with nightclubs closing down anywhere between midnight to 4 AM.
What to Wear
Your nightly attire in Costa Rica is often determined by the climate of the city you are in and the kind of club or bar you visit. The hot and humid coastal towns have tourists relaxing in tank tops, flip flops, shorts, or even bathing suits.
The Central Valley gets colder by night, and so you will want to wear some warm clothing while visiting this place. The atmosphere or bars and clubs here are more sophisticated as well. So, you want to certainly opt for formal attire rather than flip flop and shorts.
Some nightclubs mandate dress codes. It typically excludes the use of hats, shorts, tank tops for men, and tennis shoes. This is mainly seen in upscale clubs and bars of San Jose.
From clubs featuring world-class DJs to beachside bars, Costa Rica’s nightlife is as diverse as its natural surroundings. Experience the best nighttime strolls when you visit these clubs during your vacation in Costa Rica.
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