Nassau's top hangouts range from the chic and trendy to the ultra laid back local pubs

Out of all the clubs and bars in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Nassau nightlife on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Nassau Best Nightlife list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

Cable Beach
Club Luna


Club Luna is just one mile east of the Cable Beach strip and is home to one of Nassau's newest hot spots for the party crowd. Music varies depending on the day of the week from reggae to hip hop. Two stories allow for up to 5,000 patrons to...  Read More

Paradise Island
Sea Glass


Located in the upscale The Cove at Atlantis, this lounge's resort setting in the Bahamas makes it the perfect place to enjoy delicious drinks that are as colorful as the stunning sunsets framed by the windows overlooking Paradise Beach. Patrons...  Read More



One of the most refreshing night clubs in Nassau, Bambu is a favorite of visitors and locals alike. With music as mixed as its clientele, this crowd-pleaser always offers a thrillingly new experience. Bambu's open-air bar and dance floor...  Read More

Paradise Island
Aura Nightclub


The most upscale nightclub on the island, Aura brings a bit of the Las Vegas, South Beach and New York party scene to the islands. A popular place to dance until dawn while in the Bahamas, this 9,000-square-foot night club boasts dedicated DJs...  Read More

Cable Beach
22 Above


While in Nassau, seek out this sophisticated lounge and indulge in delectable cocktails crafted by charismatic bartenders. 22 Above also offers an extensive martini list, wines by the glass and award-winning exotic concoctions. Patrons can...  Read More

Senor Frogs
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A small chain with locations in Mexico and the Caribbean, Senor Frog's caters mostly to tourists, functioning as a festive family friendly restaurant by day and a lively nightclub by night. The menu is big, with enough choice to please everyone,...  Read More

Paradise Island


Atlantis' casino nightclub is announced by the huge dragon statues at its entrance. Escape from the buzz of the gaming floor to the thump of the dance floor! Feeling lucky after a win? Celebrate at the casino lounge with a little something...  Read More

Rainforest Theatre


Live entertainment in the midst of a tropical rain forest! The Wyndham's impressive 800-seat theater presents a fun variety show most nights of the week, featuring magicians, comedians, musicians, dancers and even a few surprise acts....  Read More

Club Waterloo


Nassau's most venerated nightspot has been in operation for close to 30 years. The owners transformed a lakeside mansion in to the official 'it' spot for the party crowd. The secret to their success is probably the variety. There are several...  Read More

Hammerheads Bar & Grill


Situated on East Bay Street between the two bridges to Paradise Island, Hammerheads is the epitome of an island bar and grill. It's usually filled with a good mix of locals and tourists who enjoy the laid back atmosphere, great happy hour...  Read More


Meet Shonalee King Johnson

For Shonalee Johnson, growing up in The Bahamas meant that if she wanted to see the world, she’d have to jump on a plane. She started exploring the 700 islands in her Bahamian...  More About Shonalee