South America's Coolest Clubs and Party Hangouts 2023
1. Makena Cantina Club
Perhaps the coolest club in Argentina (if not in South America), Makena Cantina Club is THE place to be in Buenos Aires on Sundays with their legendary Mama Africa theme nights.
Address: Fitz Roy 1519, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone: +54 11 4772 8281
2. Colonia Dos Pescadores
Always popular with upscale Argentinians, Brazilians, and Chilenos, Buzios is a laid-back South American version of St. Tropez and one of the best places to hang out is at Colonia Dos Pescadores, a buzzing packed streetside venue, where you can dance and party until the wee hours of the morning.
Address: Rua das Pedras, 1240 - Lot. Triangulo de Buzios, Buzios, Brazil
Voted one of the World's 50 Best Bars in 2022, Alquimico is perhaps the swankiest place to hang out in Cartagena on any given night.
Address: Cl. del Colegio #34-24, Centro, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Phone: +57 316 533 1932
4. Niceto Club
The best place to dance and party in Buenos Aires on Fridays is at the Niceto Club for their legendary Fiesta Bresh parties, filled with the young and beautiful.
Address: Coronel Niceto Vega 5510, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone: +54 11 4779 9396
5. La House Provenza
The place to hang out in Medellin is their famed Calle 35, which is one of the coolest streets in South America. Have a delicious asian fusion dinner at Yacky Chan, the best KFC bao at Bao Bei, and then finish your evening with drinks and dancing at La House Provenza.
Address: Cra. 35 #8A - 31, El Poblado, Medellin, Colombia
Phone: +57 310 499 4804
6. Maria Maria
Maria Maria is one of the most popular and funnest places to be on any night in Cordoba. Tip: Go after 2am, when it starts getting packed.
Address: Av. Marcelo T. de Alvear 386, Cordoba, Argentina
Phone: +54 9 351 403 5599
7. Moby Dick
Moby Dick is a long-standing institution in Punta Del Este and is not to be missed during weekends in January.
Address: Rbla. Gral. Artigas 650, Punta del Este, Uruguay
Phone: +598 4244 1240
8. Bikini Disco
For those in-the-know, Argentina has its own version of Carnaval in Gualeguachu, which takes place every Saturday during January and February. Smaller in size than its famous Rio counterpart, but with more beautiful women. Gualeguaychu is a lovely small city with a popular riverside beach park and the place to party on Carnaval weekends is at Bikini Disco, which gets packed with young revelers after 3am.
Address: Av. Morrogh Bernard 90, Gualeguaychú, Entre Ríos, Argentina
Phone: +54 9 3446 56 7243
9. The History
Perhaps one of the funnest places to party in São Paulo, The History is the place to relive great music and live performances from the 70's and 80's.
Address: R. Gomes de Carvalho, 820 - Vila Olímpia, São Paulo, Brazil
Phone: +55 11 3047 4410
10. Manantiales Point Cafe
Manantiales Point Cafe is a great place for dancing in Punta del Este. It is really dark inside and gets really raucous and wild.
Address: Rbla. Gral. Artigas esquina, Punta del Este, Uruguay
Phone: +598 4243 8817
11. La Mala
One of the best places to hang out in Buenos Aires, La Mala has a beautiful outdoor courtyard with a young cosmopolitan crowd on most summer evenings.
Address: Arco 3 y 4, Av. del Libertador 3883, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone: +54 11 4033 3546
12. El Candelario
A beautiful restaurant and club set in an old colonial mansion, it has a very unique atmosphere and is one of the best options for a night out in Bogota.
Address: Cl. 12b # 4-94, Bogotá, Colombia
Phone: +57 321 276 2580
13. Teatro Amador
Although Panama is technically in Latin America, we felt it was close enough to include Teatro Amador in Panama City as it is a really fun place to party. It gets really packed with great performances.
Address: Avenida Central entre Calle 11 Y 13, Panama City, Panama
Phone: +507 212 1567