Best nightlife spots in Cuba

Cuban nightlife

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Are you thinking about experiencing the nightlife in Cuba? Have you learned some basic salsa steps and you really want to test your dancing skill in an authentic salsa spot? Cuba is the best place for partying and if you have a passion for tearing up the dance floor while listening live jazz, salsa, rumba, mambo and reggaeton music, this country is the best choice. If you are fancy to experience a typical party atmosphere in Cuba, note that Cuba is famous not just about its music and its dance but about its popular drinks as well, some of them are: Mojito, Rum, Cuba Libre etc. The country is quite safe but at night you should pay more attention on your personal belongings, because incidents may occur. sometimes.  Also it is easy to get on well with Cuban people. They are friendly and welcome tourists from all over the world. Below you will find a list about the best nightlife spots from different places in Cuba. There is a wide range of vibrant nightlife places, so whatever type of clubs, discos and bars you are looking for, you will find it easily on the island.

Havana Club

Plaza Vieja Night Life

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Situated in the Melia Cohiba Hotel, Havana Club is the most exciting discotheque with its stunning lighting effects. Together with some local bands international bands are also performing here. It can be the best choice where you can test your dance skills on salsa, ormambo music on live performances. Basically you cannot come to Cuba without going into some of the good bars to see and try some real Latin dances and this place is a great beginning.

Casa de la Trova-Santiago de Cuba

It is a well-known place for its recordings of life concerts. The best singers of Cuba used to play here. The traditional trova music played in Casa de la Trova is one of the most authentic musical expression. It’s a place that you should see while you are in Santiago de Cuba.

La Rumba- Varadero

La Rumba is the most visited club in Varadero where disco or dance party it is offered. The DJ provides the music for all types of tastes. Perfect place where you can dance  with local Cuban people in a vibrant atmosphere. It is known as the most attractive bar for the locals and the foreigners as well.

Casa de la Musica-Trinidad

At night the courtyard at the top of the stairs bustles with salsa dancers!

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Offering different types of music style,Casa de la Musica is the most famous party spot is Trinidad. There is a bar and restaurant serving light food. Foreigners and locals are all welcomed. The night usually starts off with exhibition of salsa and Afro-Cuban dancing, and later, the dance area is opened up to anyone who would like to take part in the  amazing party. You can dance late at night and also you can try the special drink of Trinidad, which is a Canchanchara , made from  lemon juice with honey and Santero Cuban brand rum. It is served cold.

La Tropicana- Havana

La Tropicana in Havana

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 La Tropica is known as the best place in Havana with its amazing cabaret show and club. It is quite expensive but you should definitely see once you are in Havana. The excellent  dancers with their fancy dresses and the live music all make you just sit back and enjoy, however after the performances of dancers the dance floor is quickly converted for the audience to shake their lips on different types of music.

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