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Medellin Nightlife: Best Bars and Nightclubs [2024]

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Medellin nightlife is one of the most diverse and exciting in Colombia, along with that of Bogota and Cartagena . It is a vibrant party city with dozens of nightclubs and hundreds of bars, spread into at least 3 nightlife districts.  There is a scene for everyone, whether you are a digital nomad, a tourist, a backpacker, or even a (young) retiree. It is easy to blend in with Colombians from both the middle and the high class, or to hangout with other foreigners if that's what you are looking for. There is also a great dating scene, as long as you are aware of some obvious scams (more on that below). Combined with the excellent weather and the affordable cost of living, this makes Medellin one of my favorite cities to stay in Latin America. The city, especially at night, has its fair share of dangers, annoyances, and downsides. The busiest nightlife district, around Parque Lleras, can feel like a giant tourist trap with rampant prostitution, drugs and petty crime. Read my guide bel

Lima Nightlife: 20 Best Bars and Nightclubs (Updated)

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The capital of Peru and the 3rd largest city in Latin America after Sao Paulo and Mexico, Lima has a huge nightlife scene. I was very surprised to discover that there is an endless number of bars and nightclubs, not only in the center, but in all the districts and suburbs of this sprawling megalopolis. You will find a bit of everything: High-end nightclubs filled with socialites, retro 80s and 90s discos, cheap backpacker watering holes, swanky beach clubs, trendy rooftop bars, packed salsotecas, and even several red-light districts.

Cartagena Nightlife - Best Bars and Nightclubs

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Note: This Cartagena nightlife guide was written by my friend Sam who lived for several years in Colombia. I invite you to read his other guides Bogota Nightlife and  Medellin nightlife . Thibaud. Cartagena is a coastal Caribbean city, probably one of the most popular with foreigners in Colombia. You have a lot of backpackers, retirees, American cruise ship passengers, as well as local tourists. The main attractions are the old town, with its Spanish colonial architecture, the beaches, and what will interest us here: the nightlife . Nightlife in Cartagena has a fantastic Caribbean vibe, but there are a few things to pay attention to. Ripping off tourists is an art form in this city and all the unsavory characters come out at night here. You’ll need to be on the lookout for scammers, drug dealers, hookers masquerading as normal girls, and more.  That’s where I come in! After spending 3 months in Cartagena, I know where to go and when. I hope my recommendations will h

Bogota Nightlife - 20 Best Bars and Nightclubs (Updated)

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Bogota is Colombia's capital and largest city (8 million people). It is much less touristy than Cartagena or Medellin , probably because of the weather (a bit cold and rainy) and the traffic situation. In terms of nightlife, though, Bogota is certainly the best place for partying in Colombia (and even in Latin America according to The Guardian ). You have at least 50 nightclubs, hundreds of bars and countless live music venues where you can dance salsa, champeta, vallenato, kizomba, zouk or tango, etc. is the #1 Sugar Baby Website in the World - You Can Join Free In this Bogota nightlife review, I will rank my 20 favorite bars and nightclubs in the city. I will also give you a list of tips to prepare your night out: Best hotels near the party, how to meet girls, how to stay safe, how to get around, etc. If you still have questions, please just leave a comment at the end of the article.