Praia drinking and nightlife

Bar in Praia


Overlooking scruffy Gamboa beach, this buzzing eating and drinking spot draws a festive crowd, particularly on Thursday through Saturday nights when there's live music (from 9pm or 10pm). The outdoor tables on the d…
Bar in Praia


Just up from Quebra-Canela beach, Alkimist is a popular, low-key hangout. Grab an outdoor table for an afternoon pick-me-up, or come on Friday and Saturday nights when there's live music (from 9.30pm).
Bar in Praia

Kebra Cabana

Cool beach bar with a hipster crowd, loungey tunes, live music on Friday nights and good food to boot – crepes, sandwiches, burgers and grilled seafood (mains CVE400 to 1100).