Miragua Club de Playa (Boulevard Playa El Agua, Calle Miragua, Margarita Island) – this venue, whose décor can be best described as “art gallery white”, is a trendy beachside lounge and restaurant for those who like “Nikki Beach” style beach sofas, Philippe Starck chairs and even candles – all against a backdrop of “Café del […]
Tabaco Club Cigar Lounge (Av. Principal de Pampatar, Cento Comercial Galerias Primus, Pampatar, Margarita Island) – this is a haven for cigar aficionados – with cigars available from all the major cigar-making countries: from Cuba to Dominican Republic. Along with the lounge smoking areas, tapas and other Spanish delicacies are also served there, as well […]
Centro Sambil (Av. Libertador e/Calle Los Angeles, Chacao, Caracas) – located in the upscale Chacao district, this is one of Caracas’ major shopping centers (built by the largest mall operator in the country), and is said to be one of the largest in South America (with over 400 international & regional retailers). Like other malls, […]
Suka Bar & Café (Centro Comercial San Ignacio, Caracas) –– this intimate yet lively bar with spectacular cocktails is especially popular with music lovers due to their frequent DJ nights. The Moroccan-inspired decor of this popular bar lends a delightful exotic air to the sultry ambiance. Located inside the San Ignacio Mall, this is a […]
Rosalinda (Calle Madrid e/ Veracruz y Caroni, Las Mercedes, Caracas) – this nightspot is for well-dressed patrons who are in the mood for Salsa, Merengue and Reggaetón (as well as occasional sessions of Trance and Electro House music). The interior décor includes an amber-lit bar, classical French-style chairs, and orange & black (Veuve Clicquot champagne)-colored […]
Moulin Rouge (Av. Francisco López, Sabana Grande, Caracas) – despite the name, this is not a French cabaret-themed nightspot. Instead, it’s a venue for live alternative rock acts. This club has two sections: a performance hall and a nearby lounge for Trance, Techno and Electro House music spun by local resident DJs.
La Terraza del Ateneo (Av. La Salle, Colinas de Los Caobos, Qta. La Colina, Caracas): ubicada dentro del centro cultural Ateneo, este ventoso piso de arriba es un lugar popular para los aficionados al arte local. Los recitales de poesía (como “Jamming Poético”) y las producciones teatrales se celebran con frecuencia aquí.
Kamy Beach Lounge (Av. Aldonza Manrique, Playa Varadero, Pampatar, Margarita Island) – this stylish beachside venue, with Nikki Beach-style sofas on the sands, and a large palm-thatched dance floor nearby, plays mostly electronic dance music and some Latin to a mostly young college crowd. Major musical events are often held here during certain holidays (like […]
Juan Sebastian Bar (Av. Venezuela e/Calle Mohedano, Chacao, Caracas) – located within the upscale Chacao district, this bar often books jazz and Latin music bands (often performing as early at 4 pm during the weekdays, and as early as 6 pm on Saturdays). There is no cover entrance, but a dress code is enforced.
Guayoyo Café (La Caranta, Pampatar, Margarita Island) – this is a popular seaside bar and restaurant that attracts tourists – both college students and those more mature. Live bands (jazz and Latin) are often booked here. Seafood and Italian dishes are available for those in a mood for fine dining. Because of the ocean views, […]