15 Nightlife Scenes to Go in Spain

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Spain is famous for sun, fun and fiestas! With amazing weather, sociable people and constant vibrant nightlife, you will not find it hard to enjoy yourself wherever you are in Spain. Whether you visit one of the big cities, coastal communities or holiday on one the islands, there’s always music, laughter and late nights around the corner.

1. Barco

One of Madrid’s best known night clubs, there may be queues on the weekends but that just speaks highly of what’s inside. With frequent concerts, Dj’s and an eclectic mix of musical styles on different nights, make sure you check out the popular scene at Barco.


  • Name: Barco
  • Address: Barco 34, Madrid 28004
  • Price: 10 Euros
  • Opening hour: Mon- Thu, Sun 10pm – 5.30 am

2. Rooftop Bar at Room Mate Oscar

Cocktail culture is in full force at this gorgeous terrace. Stargaze and sip on something strong with the young and hip Madrid crowd. Every Friday is chill-out sunsets poolside. A good place to start the night (people rarely venture out dancing in Madrid until at least 2 am).


  • Name: The bar at Room Mate Oscar Hotel
  • Address: Plaza Vázquez de Mella 12, Madrid
  • Contact: laterrazadearriba.reservas@room-matehotels.com

3. La Macarena

An underground gem of a club renown for powerful sound, unique design and a high quality of musical artists. Located right next to Las Ramblas in the vibrant heart of Barcelona, this club is the perfect location to feel the pulse of Barcelona’s cosmopolitan crowd and dance the night away.


  • Name: La Macarena
  • Address:Carrer Nou de Sant Francesc 5
  • Opening hour: Sun – Thurs 24.00 – 5 am/ Fri/ Sat 24.00 – 6 am

4. BeCool

If you want something a little less touristy and frequented a bit more by in-the-know locals try this club. In the bar upstairs from the club there are pop, rock and indie nights that attract a hipster crowd. The music in the club is dominated by electronic and there are some popular names passing through on the decks.


  • Name: Sala BeCool
  • Address: Pl. Joan Llongueras, 5
    Barcelona 08021
  • Email: info@salabecool.com

5. La Carboneria

Looking for a more traditional way to start off your night? Stop by La Carboneria in Seville. This is where you’ll get a taste of authentic flamenco, with dancing and music until late. You can grab drinks and decent tapas here too while you sit back and get absorbed in a passionate display of flamenco.


6. Bar Panoramico La terraza de EME

For a classy experience and awe inspiring views of Seville, put on your glad rags and take the trip up to the roof top bar (La terraza de EME) on the top of the hotel. From here you can choose from a good cocktail menu (get the mojito) and gaze forever at the romantic roof tops of Seville. The hotel is right opposite the cathedral and the beautiful Giralda. Unmissable.


  • Name: La Terraza de EME
  • Address: C/Alemanes 27, 41004 Sevilla
  • Hours: Mon- Fri 16.00 – close/ Sat/Sun 12.00 – close

7. Amnesia

Obviously no list of nightlife in Spain is complete without this famous club in Ibiza. Home of the infamous Balearic sound, the young and beautiful have been dancing til dawn in Amnesia for decades and the list of celebrities that have passed through is endless. This is the epitome of Ibiza soul, history and ambience. Unforgettable…


  • Name: Amnesia
  • Address: Ctra. Ibiza a San Antonio, Km 5, 07816 San Rafael, Illes Balears
  • Hours: 11pm – 7 am

8. Space

Another Ibiza classic, this legendary venue is actually in it’s final year in 2016, even more reason to visit now before a this clubbing institution finally closes it’s doors. Known world-wide as a temple of electronic dance music, Space has infamous opening and closing parties. Don’t miss an experience here on the dance floor.


  • Name: Space
  • Address: Platja d’en Bossa, S/N, 07817 Sant Josep de sa Talaia
  • Hours: 8pm – 8 am

9. Pangea

Possibly one of the best sky bar nightclubs in the whole of Europe, Pangea is the place to go in Puerto Banus for a pre-club warm up with great music, atmosphere and drinks. You can book the VIP table if you really want to party in comfort and style.


  • Name: Pangea
  • Address: Terraza, Edificio Club de Mar Puerto Banús, Muelle de Honor, s/n, 29660 Marbella,
  • Hours: 10pm – 3 am

10. Bodegas Castaneda

Traditionally Spanish this is a good place to soak up the diverse vibe of Granada. This is a day to night kind of venue where you can try the popular tapas of the city with a cool drink and watch the crowd pick up as night falls.


  • Name: Bodegas Castaneda
  • Address: Calle de Almireceros, 1-3, 18010 Granada
  • Opening hours: 11.30am-4.30pm, 7.30pm-1.30am

11. El Dorado

El Palmar on the Costa de la Luz boasts golden sands and blue waters, and in summer a fun, beach atmosphere for going out. El Dorado chiringuito is one of the most popular in the area, with Dj’s, live music and jam sessions depending on the night of the week. Come here for unbeatable sunsets, original decor and a cool, boho atmosphere.


  • Name: El Dorado
  • Address: El Palmar, s/n, 11159 Vejer costa, Cádiz
  • Hours: 11am – 3am every day

12. Cafe Negrito

When in Valencia, hang out at Cafe Negrito. Full of a lively crowd spilling out onto the nearby square on summer nights, there is also a spacious outdoor terrace. An atmospheric place for a drink and and good conversation with an intellectual crowd.


  • Name: Cafe Negrito
  • Address: Plaza del Negrito 1, 46001 Valencia
  • Hours: 4pm – 3.30 am

13. Cafe del Mar, Tarifa

This Ibiza import has become a popular beach front venue in its own right in Tarifa. Offering a steady mix of groove, soul and funky beats this club has a lively atmosphere and relaxed crowd ready to enjoy a night of dancing and music.


  • Name: Cafe del Mar Tarifa
  • Address: Pol. La Vega, Parcela 303, 11380 Tarifa, Cádiz
  • Website: www.cafedelmartarifa.es

14. El Pelicano musicafe

Right on the sea in the old town of Cadiz, El Pelicano is where you go to dance to talented live bands. If you want to practice your salsa or any other kind of Latin dancing, this is the place to go. Great drinks and an interesting crowd, this venue also caters to private and cultural events and has a range of musical nights, classical, latin and flamenco to name but a few.


15. Chiquita Cruz

This is a Cuban themed salsa bar in the happening city of Malaga. Good for a slightly older crowd who want to take salsa seriously and enjoy a good, authentic mojito. Don’t miss the salsa dance classes during the week or live music nights. A good place to begin before going on to one of the bigger clubs nearby.


  • Name: Chiquita Cruz
  • Address:Plaza de las Flores 7, Malaga
  • Email: info@chiquitacruz.com

Spain is such a fun and party-loving country that you would find it hard to visit anywhere and not discover venues with great music, live concerts and Dj’s and people who just want to dance.

Have a good trip and travel!

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