W Lounge (Av. José Requena y García, Montevideo) – this nightspot, also located within Parque Rodó, plays mainly Cumbia, Rock, Techno and Trance music. It has two dance floors and accommodates 3,000 patrons.
Tequila (Calle 11, La Barra, Punta del Este) – given that the local beach bikini model set descends upon this venue during the region’s Summer months, this has been billed one of the hottest spots in Punta del Este. The crowd is VIP on most nights (of various age groups), given the strict door policy […]
Soho (Rambla Artigas, Puerto del Punta del Este, Punta del Este) – this is a popular terrace bar and sushi lounge. The crowds start showing up around 11 am for lunch, with Soho staying open until at least 4 am (if not later). Resident electronic dance music DJs start their mix sessions around 2 am […]
Ocean Club (Playa Brava, Punta del Este) – for Playa Brava sunbathers, this is a great beach club located within walking distance. Afternoon lounge sessions and nightly theme parties are held here throughout the spring and summer (attracting well-heeled young Argentines, Brazilians, and locals).
Moby Dick (Rambla Artigas 650, Punta del Este) – this is one of Punta del Este’s most popular watering holes, located in front of the marina. Patrons enjoy the outdoor seating, food and drinks, while others come for the live rock bands. Visitors are advised to come before 1 am, since it tends to get […]
MDM Disco Club (La Barra, Camino Urquiza, Punta del Este) – this is the former location of the Uruguayan branch of the famed Miami Beach nightspot “Crobar”. This multi-level disco attracts the local rich and famous, as well as world class House and Trance music DJs like Paul Van Dyk.
Mariachi (Gabriel Pereira 2964, Montevideo) – this is one of the capital’s most popular hangout spots. Live bands and/or DJ-driven music is played from Wednesday to Sunday nights.
Mambo Club (Puerto de Punta de Este) – this is a theme bar that plays Cuban Salsa and Brazilian Samba music. Its prime location (near the marina) guarantees a full house every evening. As party of this venue’s party vibe, occasional fashion shows and beauty contests are held here (“including “Miss Mambo”).
La Huella (Playa Brava, Punta del Este) – this is another popular watering hole at Playa Brava, attracting local and international hipsters. During the day, it’s a seaside restaurant, offering sushi, seafood and drinks (written up by many international restaurant critics). At night, it becomes a lounge with DJs providing mostly dance music. Unlike other […]
La City (Rincón 614, Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo) – this is a trendy nightspot for the 20-something crowd (with 3 floors and 7 bars), playing mainly Latin rock, House music, and some Top 40 pop. Light bar food is also served here.