Salsa Club in Cali


The most famous salsateca in Juanchito has lost a bit of its energy but is still worth checking out. It's huge with plush booths and a big, smoking-hot dance floor. There's no cover charge, but it's a COP$15,000, 20…
in Cali


This popular hookah bar has no tables, just cushions on the floor, where you sit and smoke flavored tobacco from a water pipe. No dancing, just relaxing. Also serves Middle Eastern food and snacks.
in Cali

Bar Oz

Located about a kilometer from the main strip in Menga, down a country road past several small farms, this disco boasts large replicas of the Sphinx, a small pond, bonfires in good weather, and a restaurant (mains C…
in Cali

Blues Brothers

This loud bar is an obligatory stop on Thursday nights, when a live salsa band raises the roof (11:30pm to 1:30am). Staff mix great (if expensive) cocktails, and some nights the bartenders dance on top of the bar an…
in Cali


The biggest, most expensive nightclub in Cali, Praga attracts the richest and most beautiful people – if you’ve got it, this is where you come to flaunt it. On Thursday there’s no cover charge, plus domestic liquor …
Live Music in Cali

Tienda Vieja

This happy, well-worn but well-loved Cali institution has live bands that play salsa and Colombian crossover. Seating is in small, colorful wooden chairs – they're not comfortable, but then you came here to dance, r…
Cultural Center in Cali

Lugar a Dudas

Attracts large crowds for its free art-house cinema screenings.
in Popayán

Peña Bar Killa Raymi

For a taste of Ecuador, Peña Bar Killa Raymi hosts live, amplified panpipe musicians, and has a great atmosphere.
in Popayán


For late night disco visit Millenio, which plays techno in a warehouselike space. It is COP$7000, 15-minute taxi ride from the center.
in Popayán

Palo Santo

For late night disco visit Palo Santo, where the crowd dances on table tops to Colombian crossover. It is COP$7000, 15-minute taxi ride from the center.