Puerto Rico provides warm sunshine for exploring attractions in the afternoon, but some attractions are best experienced after the sun goes down. Though it might be hard to decide between a crowded bar or an intimate nightclub, you'll find lots to do in the evening, especially if you select a hotel where entertainment and lounges are first-rate amenities.
The properties below are top picks for people who want to experience the dancing, music, and cocktails of Puerto Rico's nightlife scene. Some are better for guests who prefer not to go off-site for nightlife options, while others are in particularly good locations for hopping to nearby venues.
Properties in the table below are recognized as having outstanding entertainment and nightlife, or as having superb nearby options when it comes to these amenities. Beginning with our top pick, the Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, the very best are listed at the top; their ratings were created to consider a number of relevant features, including clubs, live show venues, and other popular amenities on-site and nearby.
Considering that live performances are synonymous with hotel nightlife, availability of entertainment at the hotels is shown below. Of course, hotels in Puerto Rico are known to host entertainment more frequently during the tourist season, so be sure to contact the hotel for their schedule if you're looking forward to seeing a show.
|Property||Location||Number of Bars||Lounge/Club||Live Entertainment|
|Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort||1.9 mi. Northeast of Fajardo||4|
|Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort||2.8 mi. South-Southeast of Ponce||5|
|Renaissance La Concha A Renaissance Resort||Condado District||2|
|Ritz-Carlton San Juan Hotel, Spa, & Casino||Isla Verde||3|
|Radisson Ambassador Plaza Hotel & Casino||Condado District||3|
|Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa||2.5 mi. West-Northwest of Luquillo||4|
|Mayagüez Resort & Casino||1.5 mi. North-Northwest of Mayagüez||1|
|Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino||Miramar||3|
|Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort||Isla Verde||1|
|El San Juan Resort & Casino, a Hilton Hotel||Isla Verde||8|
|Club Melia||4.4 mi. East of Loiza||6|
|Intercontinental San Juan Resort Spa and Casino||Isla Verde||3|
|Embassy Suites San Juan Hotel & Casino||Isla Verde||2|
|Diamond Palace Hotel & Casino||Condado District||1|
|Embassy Suites Dorado del Mar Beach & Golf Resort||Dorado||3|
|Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino||4.1 mi. South West of Ponce||2|
|Holiday Inn & El Tropical Casino Mayagüez||2.8 mi. North-Northwest of Mayagüez||1|
|San Juan Beach Water Club||Isla Verde||2|
|San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino||Condado District||3|
|Four Points by Sheraton Caguas Real Hotel and Casino||2.8 mi. South-Southwest of Caguas||1|
Click on any of the top picks to view pages of information about that property, including photos and descriptions. Each of these accommodation options has a different ambiance and its own unique features to be proud of. Our detailed hotel articles can help you get a better feeling for what each setting is like.
After the sun goes down and daytime fun ends, you might appreciate a hotel or resort that's within walking distance of many entertainment options. Though these hotels might not have entertainment venues or fabulous bar scenes, they make excellent choices if you want to try out nearby establishments. Whether your ideal night includes walking to an unusual nearby bar or going to a sunset celebration, these properties are within a leisurely walking distance or quick drive of several choices.
Click on their names to preview the nightlife options at the hotels and resorts below, and all the tempting options they're near, like activities, important landmarks, and dining.
|Property||Location||Accommodation Type||Bars Within Walking Distance||Bars Within Short Driving Distance|
|Copamarina Beach Resort||2.2 mi. Southeast of Guánica||Resort||1||1|
|Tamboo Beside the Pointe Inn||2.6 mi. North of Rincón||Hotel||3||11|
|Courtyard By Marriott Aguadilla||4.9 mi. North of Aguadilla||Hotel||3||6|
|El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort||Las Croabas||Resort||10||12|
|Hotel el Consulado||Condado District||Hotel||14||42|
|Golden Sands Villas||Dorado||Resort||7||9|
|Villa Confresi Hotel||Rincón||Hotel||4||12|
|Pichi's Hotel & Convention Center||6.8 mi. West of Ponce||Hotel||2||2|
|Rincón Beach Resort||3.8 mi. Southeast of Rincón||Resort||3||4|
|Hyatt Hacienda Del Mar||3.0 mi. West of Dorado||Resort||2||4|
|The Gallery Inn||Old San Juan||Hotel||7||27|
|Lazy Parrot Inn||1.9 mi. North of Rincón||Hotel||2||11|
|Villa Montaña Beach Resort||6.3 mi. North-Northeast of Aguadilla||Resort||1||6|
|Quality Inn El Tuque||4.7 mi. South West of Ponce||Hotel||0||2|
|Casa Isleña Inn||2.7 mi. North of Rincón||Hotel||3||11|
|Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel||Rincón||Resort||4||12|
|St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort||Bethel Town||Resort||4||4|
|Ocean Front Hotel & Resturaunt||7.3 mi. Northeast of Aguadilla||Hotel||1||3|
|Wyndham Garden at Palmas del Mar||Palmas Del Mar||Hotel||2||2|
When planning your adventures, please browse a different section of our guide. Read all about Puerto Rico, and other topics. Nightlife might be a much-anticipated part of your trip, but needless to say your trip will encompass much more than simply bar hopping and partying. You also need a nice hotel to retire to, and one that has the right amenities for your family, as well as a wonderful setting, with plenty to do nearby.
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