places with the best nightlife in the world

7 Places with the Best Nightlife in the World

There are so many epic party spots all over the world. From Ibiza to The Gold Coast, our list features destinations that have fun after-dark activities and give you a flavour of the region. From Spring Break in the USA to sipping tinnies on the beach in Oz, here is our guide to the places with the best nightlife in the world.

7 places with the best nightlife in the world

1. Ibiza, Spain

Ibiza, the White Island, is one of the most popular party islands in Europe, with its beautiful beaches attracting partygoers from all over the world. The nightlife on the island is incredibly varied too. It ranges from laid-back beach bars to mega clubs with superstar DJs. One of the best things in Ibiza is to dance the night away on the sand with the waves lapping at your feet. Our favourite beach bars in Ibiza include Cafe del Mar and El Chiringuito. In Playa d’en Bossa, our favourite beach clubs are Coco Beach, Tanit Beach Ibiza, Beachhouse, and Tuk Tuk Ibiza.

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2. Mykonos, Greece

This Greek island may be small but packs a punch for nightlife. Often referred to as the Ibiza of Greece, Mykonos has a cool and cosmopolitan vibe with gorgeous beach clubs and chic cocktail bars. For the best beach nightlife, head to pretty Paradise Beach. Our favourite hot spots to hit up here include Paradise Beach Club, Super Paradise Beach Club, and Tropicana Beach Bar and Restaurant.

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3. Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico is one of the most exciting countries in the world. And Mexico City is one of the most exciting cities in the world. It is home to some of the best nightlife in Latin America. In fact, Mexico City is home to four of the World’s 50 Best Bars. Our favourite party neighbourhoods include Condesa, Polanco, and Roma Norte. Most clubs don’t get going until at least 2 am, but you will be greeted with incredible tacos when you stumble out of the club in the morning.

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4. Daytona Beach, Florida, USA

Head to Daytona Beach in Florida for a true experience of partying in the USA. This beach city is legendary for its wild Spring Break parties. It is here that MTV filmed its first-ever Spring Break special. However, outside of Spring Break, there is still plenty of great nightlife, with something for all tastes. Along the strip on the beach, you’ll find lots of bars and pubs, some selling excellent local craft beers. And if you want to dance the night away, check out Club 600 North and Ocean Deck.

5. Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is also one of the best places in the world for an unforgettable debaucherous night out. Khao San Road is the beating heart of Bangkok’s nightlife scene. It is busy, chaotic, and crowded, and where you’ll find incredible night markets and beer bars. Bangkok’s red light districts of Soi Cowboy, Nana Plaza, and Patpong are great places to visit if you want to go to fun go-go bars and cabaret shows.

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6. Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade is the capital and largest city in Serbia. When it comes to nightlife, it is being hyped as the New Berlin. Most clubs in Belgrade are free to enter, so it is a great budget party destination. In the summertime, you can dance all night long at epic beach parties and river clubs. The river/boat clubs are called splavovi and they are located along Ušće quay and the pier behind the Belgrade Fair. The views from these splavovi add another beautiful dimension to the nightlife scene here. When the summer draws to a close, the partying doesn’t stop. The people of Belgrade like to party all year long, and during the winter months, there are pulsating indoor clubs, bars, and taverns.

places with the best nightlife in the world

7. Gold Coast

What we love about the Gold Coast is that it offers the true Aussie experience of partying on the beach. The surfer city of the Gold Coast is home to countless clubs and bars all within walking distance of each other. This means that bar crawls are very popular. The Gold Coast is also a great city if you are into clubbing, as it is home to several world-class nightclubs.

places with the best nightlife in the world

Melanie May

Melanie is an intrepid solo traveller, endlessly curious about people, places and food. She is a fan of slow travel and loves exploring the world by mouth, discovering a culture through its food. Having backpacked her way around the world she turned her wanderlust into a career and is now a full-time travel writer.

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