If you’re a fan of holidays to Spain, why not treat yourself to an even more exotic Latino experience this year? All inclusive holidays to Mexico are the stuff that dreams are made of – untouched silica sand beaches, crystal-clear blue water, rich coral reefs and blazing sunshine. But it’s when the sun goes down that Mexico really comes to life. Here are our top tips on how to live La Vida Loca in the country’s most cosmopolitan cities.
Looking to sample world-class nightlife on your holiday to Mexico? Then head to the capital Mexico City to to eat, drink and be merry with the Mariachi players.
Whether you’re looking to fill up before or after hitting the clubs, Mi Gusto Es on Diagonal San Antonio offers cheap and fresh seafood treats.
You could be forgiven for thinking that Covadonga is a local family sitting room. Old men play dominos on one table, whilst politicians heatedly debate at the next. Make sure to try the famous Spanish tortilla when you stop by.
For a Mexican evening with a difference, visit the Imperial Club on Alvaro Obregón. A fascinating line-up of cabaret style acts will entertain you as you sip on speciality cocktails.
Mexico’s second largest city, Guadalajara is a sprawling metropolis with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
The lamb burgers at Gaspar on Lerdo de Tejada are legendary and this warm and intimate eatery is a great place to begin a night on the town in Guadalajara.
Travel off the beaten track to Primer Piso Bar, which is found just outside of the city centre on Pedro Moreno. Here you can sample the best cocktails in the city and listen to live jazz music. There’s no entry fee and you can enjoy some tapas with a glass of local red wine if you get peckish.
If you’ve packed your dancing shoes, then head down to Disco Lopez on Lopez Cotilla to strut your stuff to the city’s best DJs. Just make sure you wear your best outfit to meet the club’s strict dress code.
A popular destination for young American holidaymakers, the vibrant city of Cancun buzzes with energy from dusk ‘til dawn.
Spice & Ice is one of Cancun’s best-kept secrets. Located close to Plaza Forum by the Sea, this tiny hole in the wall sells a mouth-watering array of tacos filled with beans, rice, pico de gallo and whatever else you choose to pile into the shell.
O Ultra Lounge offers a great escape from Cancun’s rowdy sports bars, with an open-air terrace to enjoy a refreshing breeze as you admire the elegant and chic surroundings.
The hottest nightspot in the city is currently Coco Bango, which is packed with over 3,000 revellers every weekend. You can pay for your drinks individually or buy an open bar package for around $20 – $40.