Gay Puerto Vallarta Nightlife

Most of the gay spots are on the level ground where the Rio Cuale (Cuale River) empties into Vallarta's Bandaras Bay. This area, a zone often called South Side or Zona Romantica over last few years, could just as well be called homo heights.

There is a decided shift away from the straight night spots that so dominate the malecon just north of the city center. South of the city center is where gay men and women are found everywhere. And so are their watering holes, clubs and bars.

Vallarta's primary club or disco scene, gay or straight, is pretty late in the evening. Don't plan on much happening at these clubs until well past midnight.

Earlier in the evening the happy hour circuit usually starts off at various places where the crowd gathers to watch the sunset.

Before the late night action gets going, the places to be are the smaller bars along or near Lazaro Cardenas Street, and also Olas Altas Street.

Olas Altas Street, a wonderful side-walk café strewn strip of land where the mountains are closest to the beach, is where everyone walks.  Olas Altas has become something reminiscent of a Paris back street, lined with sidewalk cafés, but located in the tropics here in gay Puerto Vallarta.  Along Olas Altas Street are several gay bars.  All are the kind of places where you'll see activity earlier in the evening.

Starting at 10pm the disco clubs get going and they peak sometimes very late, often past 2 in the morning.


Kooky Karaoke Bar

Kooky Karaoke Bar

Sing your heart out! A place to hang out with friends and sing! Great drinks, friendly ambiance and all the songs available just ask for your song. **Open following all protocol.**

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Evening Tours

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Organized gay group events in the evening or late at night.

Art Walk

Art Walk

Puerto Vallarta has established itself as a vibrant center of art creation, exhibition and promotion. An important contribution to the city´s art scene is Puerto Vallarta´s ArtWalk. The participating galleries in Centro Historico offer works by important national and international artists.

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Vallarta Eats Food Tours

Vallarta Eats Food Tours

Join Vallarta Eats Food Tours as they skip the usual tourist restaurants and head for the best off-the-beaten-path eateries in Vallarta. Eat with locals as they fill your plates with fresh, mouthwatering fare from the real Mexico. Let them treat you to a little taste of culture and a whole lot of fun. Come hungry!

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Gay Vallarta Bar Hopping

Gay Vallarta Bar Hopping

"Join the Party Tour and Meet New Friends on Gay Bar Hopping Tour. No Line No Wait No Cover"

Neighborhood Bars

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Some places that have that neighborhood place. Cantinas.

Anonimo

Anonimo

Come on in and play your favorite videos... our customers control the music here, so whatever you like you can play! Our cozy neighborhood atmosphere makes everyone feel welcome... it has been said that if you don't make a new friend here, you're an asshole. We have a full bar and great beer selections; there truly is something for everyone at Anonimo!

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Chachalaca Bar

Chachalaca Bar

Just a 2 minute walk from Los Muertos pier and 5 minutes from Los Muertos Beach! **Open following all protocol.**

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Awaysis Bar & Restaurant

Awaysis Bar & Restaurant

The former Que?Pasa is now the new Awaysis Bar Restaurant in town. Enjoy their delicious menu selection and the weekly specials.

Blue

Blue

A small place to relax before or after the night right on the strip of the gay bars.

Cantina La Margarita

Cantina La Margarita

A mix of Latin, American and Canadians. Music is top 40 old and current artists. Friendly hot staff in a great location in the center of the main strip of bars.

Divas Bar

Divas Bar

A small bar where everybody is welcome.

Elixir Mixology Bar

Elixir Mixology Bar

A unique sensory experience in the heart of Puerto Vallarta. Created and operated by Lesbians women.

La Catrina Cantina

La Catrina Cantina

La Catrina Cantina is a Mexican Cabaret showcasing local artists and Spanish music including singers, dancers, and Drag Queens. Music genres range from Mariachi, Ranchera, Cumbia, Salsa, to Mexican Folk music.

Los Amigos

Los Amigos

Look for the giant rainbow flag (and I do mean GIANT) adorning the front of this bar, located across the street from the old Senor Frogs in Zona Romantica.

Luna Lounge

Luna Lounge

Bucerias first and only LGBT bar!

Mr. Flamingo

Mr. Flamingo

Tiki Bar on the happening corner. Great music and drinks from 2pm - 3am

NOX

NOX

"En Nox hallarás un brillante ambiente, música de moda y un amigable staff."

Quiero PV

Quiero PV

A place to relax and be yourself.

Reinas

Reinas

Reinas Bar (Queens in Spanish), eminates the royal motif in every inch of this very gay bar. Open for service following protocol.

STUDS Bear Bar

STUDS Bear Bar

Put your harness on and wait for it! Grand opening May 21st. Bear Playground!

View Resto & Deck

View Resto & Deck

Restaurant - Bar. Ideal to spend a wonderful time with family and or friends. As well as to continue the party while enjoying our big variety of food selections and drinks.

Clubs and Discos

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Clubs and Discos where late night partiers love to go.

Strip Clubs

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Male oriented stripper clubs.

Antropology

Antropology

Antropology offers a non-stop show of male strippers for your viewing pleasure. **Open following all protocol.**

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69 Stripclup

69 Stripclup

Pure lust strip clup.

Wet Dreams

Wet Dreams

This Men Only gentlemen´s club offers shower shows every hour.

Lounges

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Casual elegance.

Blondies PV

Blondies PV

Enjoy chill music and signature drinks in a dynamic space with a cool breezes and an ocean view. Serving premium cocktails and frozen drinks from their SLUSHBAR and in the open air loft above. ** Open following all protocol.**

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La Noche

La Noche

A three level entertainment complex featuring an amazing 2 level rooftop garden bar with views of the city and surrounding mountains. On the main floor there is always a party going on with DJ Mike playing the best music, go go boys and shows. Smoking and nonsmoking areas available.

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One Six One

One Six One

An upscale environment with a 'living room lounge' ambience, live DJ'd house music, craft cocktails, an outside patio and a rooftop. Open for service.

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The Top Sky Bar

The Top Sky Bar

An amazing lounge with ocean view in a spacious setting.

Therapy Vallarta

Therapy Vallarta

An upscale Brunch, Bar Lounge & Night Club concept in Puerto Vallarta. Great food, great cocktails and great house beats in the same location.

Martini Bars

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Some of gay Vallarta's bars specialize in great conversation and mixed drinks.

Apaches

Apaches

This gay owned martini bar serves up stiff drinks daily in the middle of Zona Romantica.

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Garbo

Garbo

A chic little piano and jazz bar located a half block off of the famous Olas Altas on Pulpito.

The Corner

The Corner

Our sexy and friendly bartenders will make all feel welcome at The Corner.

Hotel Pool Bar

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Intimate poolside gay bars.

Hotel Mercurio

Hotel Mercurio

Gay owned, Gay staffed, for Gay & Lesbian guests. There is no discrimination at Hotel Mercurio. Bar open to the public after 3pm. Enjoy their new menu at the bar.

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Pool Club @ Casa Cupula

Pool Club @ Casa Cupula

The only clothing optional Pool Club in PV! Open every day 12-7pm, Food and drinks service.

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Amaria Villas

Amaria Villas

Nestled in the mountains along the Rio Cuale. This gorgeous jungle oasis caters to those that seek a unique and custom-tailored experience that also embraces the local culture and traditions.

Sports Bars

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Gay friendly sports bars with all the satellite hookups to get that important game.

All Access Sports Bar

All Access Sports Bar

A local sports bar with all the USA favorite snacks and food.

Shows

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Show Calendar

Act2PV

Act2PV

Act II Entertainment provides full on entertainment. Live music, musicals, comedy shows and drag shows in one of the three rooms they have; Main Stages, Red Room and Encore Piano Bar.

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Incanto

Incanto

Cabaret, Piano Bar & Cafe Puerto Vallarta, owned by Tracy Parks, takes its name from the charming and elegant setting along the Rio Cuale that divides old town from centro in beautiful Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

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The Butterfly Cabaret

The Butterfly Cabaret

The Blue Chairs brings international entertainment to their Butterfly Cabaret next the their main lobby.

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The Palm Cabaret & Bar

The Palm Cabaret & Bar

The Palm newly renovated, intimate cabaret, seeks out only the best in cabaret entertainment and features artists from Mexico and America's continent.

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El Secreto De La Muxe

El Secreto De La Muxe

Come check out this local bar just minutes away from the gayborhood. Drag shows every night from starting at 10pm.

La Gata

La Gata

A coffe bar with great entertainment in theatre, comedy, live music and so much more.