Different travelers go to Los Cabos for different reasons, and there are many reasons to visit the destination.
Some go for the luxury all-inclusive resorts, others go to explore the diverse landscape, many go for the wide variety of water activities that can be enjoyed in the destination, and then there are those that visit Los Cabos for the nightlife.
The best place to enjoy the nightlife is in Cabo San Lucas’s downtown area, which is why thousands of tourists visit this part of Los Cabos every day.
Downtown Cabo San Lucas
Downtown Cabo San Lucas is an area that surrounds the main tourist area that spans multiple blocks.
The area is filled with restaurants, shops, bars, and nightclubs and is where all of the nightlife action takes place.
Whether you’re looking for a more laid-back bar where you can have a few drinks and listen to some live music or a high-energy nightclub where you can dance until the wee hours of the morning, you’ll find it in downtown Cabo San Lucas.
The area is so popular that it is visited by around 5,000 people every night.
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Location Of Downtown Cabo San Lucas
Part of the downtown area in Cabo San Lucas sits just outside of the popular marina area.
Some of the best clubs are only steps away from the marina and the hotels around it.
Many of the most popular spots are near each other, so if you’re going to plan a night out you’ll be able to visit multiple hotspots in one night.
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Best Bars In Cabo San Lucas’s Downtown Area
While nightclubs are the more popular option in downtown Cabo San Lucas, there’s no shortage of bars either.
Local bars, bars with live entertainment, bars that serve food, bars with DJs, and more await those looking for the Cabo nightlife experience.
Some of the best bars in downtown Cabo San Lucas are:
- The Nowhere Bar – Fun marina bar with DJs.
- Slim’s Elbow Room – “The World’s Tiniest Bar”
- The Jungle Bar – Live music and outdoor seating.
- El Squid Roe – Best bar/restaurant in Cabo.
- Cabo Wabo – Bar/restaurant with live music.
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The Hottest Clubs In Downtown Cabo San Lucas
Those looking for a more high-energy nightlife experience in a nightclub atmosphere won’t be disappointed when visiting Los Cabos either.
Visitors flock to the handful of nightclubs in the downtown area for a good time.
Among the most popular hotspots are:
- Mandala – Dance club with DJs.
- La Vaquita – Hip hop, R&B, reggaeton dance club.
- Crush Nightspot – Luxury club with bottle service.
- Pink Kitty – Sexy nightclub w/ DJs & bottle service.
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How To Get To Downtown Cabo San Lucas
If you’re staying in the marina area of Cabo San Lucas you can walk to some of these popular bars and nightclubs.
San Jose del Cabo, on the other hand, is about 20 miles from Cabo San Lucas.
If this is where you’ll be staying you’ll have to take a taxi, Uber, or private transportation to get to the bars and nightclubs, which can cost as much as $40 – $60 or more each way.
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Staying Safe When Enjoying Los Cabos’ Nightlife
As safe as Los Cabos is as a vacation destination, you should still take a few steps to stay safe when enjoying the nightlife in downtown Cabo San Lucas.
As with any vacation destination, you should avoid walking around alone at night.
It’s also a good idea to avoid being too flashy and to refrain from becoming too intoxicated and making yourself a target for criminals.
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Possible Upgrades Coming To Downtown Cabo In The Future
The downtown area gets a lot of traffic, and according to local merchants needs some remodeling and upgrades.
They’re currently working on getting this done.
In the future, downtown Cabo San Lucas could be even better than ever.
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