The best clubs in Tulum 2024

Tulum, a tropical paradise on the eastern coast of Mexico, is not just famous for its stunning beaches and Mayan ruins – it also knows how to throw a party! If you’re looking for a good time and a dance floor that won’t quit, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog post, I´ll tell you about the best clubs to find in Tulum, no matter if you want to go out in Tulum Centro or if you want to go and see one of your favorite DJ´s in one of the beach clubs. Tulum also has some really fun Jungle partys where you can party until 10AM in the morning. Keep on reading to find out where the best spots to party are at.

Let´s start with Tulum Beach

1. Vagalume, one of the best clubs in Tulum

The first club on the list is Vagalume because it’s my favorite club on beach road. There is a big tent where you can party but for the most part it’s all outdoors so you can dance under the stars. They have amazing DJ´s and you should check out their website before you go, to buy tickets in advance and see who is playing. They also have amazing cocktails and their known for their hand sculpture above the pool so it’s also a really popular spot to take some Instagram pictures. Overall Vagalume is always a lot of fun so you should definitely check them out.

2. Papaya Playa Project

Papaya Playa Project is a beachfront hotel in Tulum. Their club is right on the beach as well, so you can dance in the sand under the stars. It’s the place to be for great music and good times at night in Tulum. During the day, you can hang out in cozy cabanas, enjoy tasty food at the restaurant, and when the sun sets, the beach club is where the party is at. It’s the ultimate spot for an unforgettable Tulum nightlife experience! Check out their website to see which DJ´s are playing in advance. Papaya Playa Project is one of the most popular and best clubs in Tulum.

3. Bonbonniere

Bonbonniere is also a club at the beach but is unlike the others indoors and is known for its unique red lights all over the ceilings. It’s a very popular place to go after the other clubs on the beach close because they’re open until 4AM in the morning. It’s a fun place to be and they have great music. They’re also one of the only clubs that is indoors and therefore has AC if that’s important to you. Check out their website here.

Tulum Centro

Now if you don’t want to party at the beach or pay beach road prices, Tulum Centro is a great place to party as well. Here are three of the most popular spots in Tulum town.

4. Santino, one of the best clubs in Tulum

Number One on the list is Santino. Santino is one of the most popular spots in Tulum town and there is usually always something going on, especially on the weekends. They usually play Latin music and have decent priced drinks so they’re a great place if you want to have a fun night out in Tulum. Santino is definitely one of the best clubs in Tulum Centro.

5. Straw Hat Hostel

Straw hat hostel is as the name says a party hostel in Tulum town. It’s usually very cheap to stay there and it’s because of their crazy rooftop partys that are going on every single night. They have a big dance floor on the roof and they play all kinds of different music but mostly classics you hear in other places as well and Latin music. Their drinks are cheap so be prepared for craziness if you decide to go to Straw hat. It’s usually always packed and there are a lot of drunk people there but it’s also a lot of fun if you want to have a good time with friends.

6. Che Hostel

Che is also a party hostel in Tulum. They also have hostels in Playa del Carmen and Bacalar. They are also known for their great partys and they have a wheel you can spin where you have to do crazy things like jumping in the pool naked. Overall since it´s a hostel their prices are decent and their partys are a lot of fun. Check them out if you want to have some fun with your friends in Tulum town.

Festivals & Jungle Partys

7. Zamna

Zamna Festival is a renowned electronic music and arts festival that takes place all around the world but especially in Tulum.. Known for its mesmerizing blend of music and art, Zamna has gained a reputation as one of the most captivating events in the region.

With world-class DJs and live performances, it draws music enthusiasts and partygoers from around the globe. Set against the backdrop of Tulum’s lush jungles and pristine beaches, the festival offers an immersive experience where people can dance under the open sky and explore art installations. Zamna Festival is an annual celebration that captures the essence of Tulum’s unique spirit and creativity. If you happen to be in town for festival season make sure you check out Zamna.

8. Set Underground

Set Underground is a fun jungle party in Tulum. The way Jungle partys work is you either buy tickets online or when you’re there and there are buses that pick you up in Tulum and drop you off in the middle of the jungle. There is usually a big stage and grounds where you can explore, party and dance the night away until the AM´s. Jungle partys are a lot of fun and an amazing experience especially if you’ve never been to one before. Check out their website here.

9. Day Zero

Day Zero is a highly acclaimed electronic music festival held in Tulum, Mexico. This event is celebrated for its immersive and mystical atmosphere, fusing electronic beats with ancient Mayan traditions and natural beauty. It typically takes place on the first day of the new year and has gained a reputation as one of the most unique and captivating events in the global electronic music scene.

With a lineup featuring renowned DJs and artists, as well as mesmerizing visual and performance art, Day Zero offers a transformative experience for attendees, where they can dance beneath the moon and stars in a setting that pays homage to the cultural heritage of Tulum. Day Zero is a celebration of music, nature, and spirituality that attracts music enthusiasts and adventure-seekers from around the world. Check out their website here.

As you can see, no matter if you’re in Tulum and want to have a fun night out with friends in Tulum town or at the beach or you want to have the full Tulum experience by going to one of the festivals or jungle partys, there truly is something for everyone here to have fun! Check out the best bars in Tulum.

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