One of South America’s charms is its beautiful people who love to party. So it is not surprising that the continent is home to some great nightlife. The question is: Where is the best place for partying with the gorgeous South American locals?
Brazilians are party animals, understandably so because Brazil is the continent’s most popular nightlife destination. Much of its coast offers great nightlife. Just consider Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Itacare, Sao Paulo, Florianopolis, and Trancoso – all of which have a pulsating nightlife scene to boot. The country’s nightlife activities climax with the world-famous carnival, especially in Rio de Janeiro.
Mexico also has vibrant nightlife activities. While Acapulco and Cancun might appeal to tourists, all of Mexican cities have great nightlife – Guadalajara and Mexico City are especially trendy.
The Colombians also love to party. You can find the country’s most famous nightlife spot in Cali, where you can shake practice your dance moves 7 nights a week is hot salsa clubs filled with gorgeous locals without a Gringo in sight. One of the nightlife highlights in Colombia is the Barranquilla carnival at par with the colorful carnivals in Brazil. The beach resorts of Cartagena, San Andres, and Santa Marta also offer great nightlife.
Ecuador is blessed with an attractive nightlife only if you know where to look since it is often hard to find. Quito has very nice electronica and salsa clubs. But if you want to party with the locals, you will find that Guayaquil offer better nightclubs, fewer foreigners, and more beautiful people.
Elsewhere in the continent, Lima in Peru has Pisco based cocktails and trendy discos in the city’s Barranco and Miraflores districts. Buenos Aires boasts of a highly sophisticated nightlife scene made alive by the locals who love to party.
Many of South America’s best nightlife spots are mentioned here, but there is a nice and friendly nightlife atmosphere throughout the continent. Stumbling across a random village fiesta or small town unexpectedly often proves to be the most memorable of nights out.