10 Best Places for Partying All Night Long in Lima, Peru

Most dance and clubs, bars, and other party venues in Lima, Peru, operate until very late at night, allowing you to continue partying for many, many hours. Some of them address to very young public, some others to people in their 30s or a bit older; a few ones are known as pick-up points. But all of the clubs included in this list offer excellent music, top quality drinks, live shows, and the possibility of having fun all night long.

Most of the clubs listed here are located in Miraflores and Barranco, like Vale Todo or Tequila Rock, which may be convenient for you: but we have also included one in San Borja and one in Lima Downtown, in case you are in or near to those neighborhoods, or if you simply want to try something different. All these clubs are in relatively safe locations, with surveillance cameras and security guards.

However, let's make some clarifications, since the label "night club" may be a bit confusing here in Lima; actually, most places that define themselves as "night clubs" in Lima are in fact bordellos in disguise. We are aware of the fact that adult fun businesses have a great demand nowadays, but to avoid confusions or misunderstandings they are not to be listed here, but under "burlesque" or other similar category.

Etnias Bar, a place that claims to be a cultural bar, has a very strong "rasta" atmosphere and focuses in providing their customers ethnic art experiences and original live shows, so you can get to know many local artists: but there's also DJ's...  Read More

If you are a child of the 80's, or partied a lot during the 90's, this may as well be your favorite dance spot in Lima. Nebula is one of the oldest discos and dance clubs in Lima, and certainly one of the most respected ones, due to the quality...  Read More

One of the most popular bars in town, this place has several socializing spaces, from the ground to the attic. They specialize in pisco-based drinks, focusing of course in the Peruvian pisco-sour; but they have elevated it to a new dimension,...  Read More

Dolce Vita is a good and affordable choice for a night of fun, and the ideal place for people in their mid-twenties. This is a modern disco, located in the very heart of Miraflores (only 150 away from Kennedy Park), with a large dance floor and...  Read More

One of the fanciest and most exclusive dance clubs in Miraflores: its dance floor is very large and the place always has the trendiest sets of disco lights. Most of the regulars here have bought memberships or are friends of a member. Aura also...  Read More

San Borja

Cronos is still a new place (it was first opened in November, 2011) but is earning a reputation of being a classy, elegant and safe lounge disco, special for young adults looking for a different alternative. It has also become known for having...  Read More

This is actually a disco, a dance club: it is considered as the the best spot in Lima for electronic music, with some of the best Peruvian and international DJs spinning here. But Gotica also attracts people looking for a trendy bar, and draws a...  Read More

El Dragon de Barranco

Established in a traditional manor house in Barranco, El Dragon is considered by many people (especially young individuals) as the the best and most lively dance spot in Lima. There's always live music, very specially electronic, dance, rock,...  Read More

The most popular and well known spot in Lima's gay/lesbian scene, it has gone through some careful remodeling and now it has place for some 500 guests, including straight ones (yes, they are welcome). Vale Todo hosts some of the most spectacular...  Read More

This place has become by far the most popular place among locals and foreigners seeking for fun an adult partying. It is a dance club like many others, but it is the only one in Lima that is open every night during all the year. Of course it...  Read More


Meet Isabel Guerra

Isabel is a freelance Journalist, Writer, and Photographer born and raised in Lima, Peru, where she currently lives: in addition to her writing career and to her traveling almost all over...  More About Isabel

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