It’s ridiculously easy to become inebriated in a town where two-for-one happy hours are as reliable as the sunset, margarita glasses look like oversized snifters and day drinking is almost an obligation. Admission charges are normally waived early in the week; on Friday and Saturday nights they often include one or two drinks.

Boozy Fiestas by the Beach

Along the malecón (beach promenade) is a bunch of places where teen and 20-something locals and tourists get trashed and dance on tables.

LGBT Nightlife in Mexico's Gay Beach Capital

Most dance clubs open from 10pm until at least 4am, and some stay open well past sunrise. For an entertaining introduction to Vallarta’s gay nightlife scene, check out the Gay Vallarta Bar-Hopping tour. The Zona Romántica, the heart of PV's thriving gay scene, is teeming with atmospheric cocktail bars and discos.

Blue Chairs Beach Resort

Paco's Ranch


Bar Frida

La Noche