Nightlife Around the World

Top Nightlife Destinations

In these four destinations, the beaches, skylines, and accommodations come together in perfect harmony to create spectacular nightlife experiences. All unique in their own way, these places have one thing in common: when the beaches cool down, the cities light up with an enticing variety of clubs, bars, and lounges.

So, if you’re looking for non-stop libations, you’ve come to the right place.

Punta Cana

Dotted with swaying palm trees, Punta Cana’s 30 miles of powder-soft beaches offer an abundance of round-the-clock beachfront activities. Mainly a resort-town, the local scene is mostly ventured by travelers who seek to experience the Dominican Republican’s culture and history.

Oro Nightclub at the Hard Rock Hotel in Punta Cana

Hard Rock Punta Cana

Boasting one of the longest and widest beaches in the area, Hard Rock Punta Cana is a sprawling all-inclusive resort that has everything you would expect from a luxurious tropical getaway. Known as one of the Caribbean’s top party destinations, the resort features 13 pools, the largest Hydro Spa Facilities in the Caribbean, and a golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus.

Punta Cana Hard Rock Hotel Oro Nightclub

Lavish amenities aside, Punta Cana Hardrock is also known for its seemingly endless inventory of nightlife activities. Home to 23 bars & lounges with 14,000 sq. ft. dedicated to ORO Nightclub, it comes as no surprise that this destination has such an enduring popularity.


Music and dance are deeply rooted in Balinese culture, and it shows in Bali’s alluring mix of clubs and entertainment venues. Kuta and Legian are at the epicenter of nightlife in Bali, and the scene caters to a wide range of night owls and partygoers.

Hard Rock Hotel Bali Centerstage club

Famous for its breathtaking sunsets, the southern coastline of Bali is dotted with a fine collection of beach clubs that provide the perfect vantage point for enjoying those legendary island views. This allows just enough time to fuel up and get ready for Bali’s world-renowned clubbing scene—which typically starts around midnight.

Hard Rock Bali

Situated on the buzzing shores of Kuta, Hard Rock Bali is where beach vibes meet urban glamor. The party kicks-off in the lobby, at Centerstage, which also serves as a bar and live rock venue. And, with no less than 8 onsite restaurants, bars, and lounges, nightlife at Hard Rock Bali is wild, fabulous, and second to none.

Centerstage club party at the Hard Rock Hotel in Bali

Capital of Panama

Surrounded by pristine beaches and lush green rainforests, this vibrant, sleek metropolis beckons with a diverse array of nightlife experiences. Like Bali, the languid island vibes last until long after the city lights come on. Most nightclubs open around 10pm, which leaves plenty of time to glam-up for the occasion.

Bling Nightclub at Hard Rock Hotel Megapolis in Panama

Hard Rock Panama

Hard Rock Hotel Panama Megapolis lies at the heart of Panama’s nightlife scene. With four restaurants, seven bars—including an Ibiza-Vegas-inspired nightclub—and over 1,400 guest rooms and suites, it doesn’t get better than Hard Rock Panama. Luxuriously appointed, amenities also include the Rock Spa, a spectacular infinity pool with skyline views, and direct access to a variety of casino and shopping experiences.

Hard Rock Hotel Megapolis Bling Nightclub

San Diego

San Diego’s nightlife scene reigns supreme in the historic Gaslamp Quarter district in downtown. This charming area features 16 blocks of pedestrian-friendly walkways and corridors, making it easy and safe to access the array of bars and pubs that line the streets.

Float Bar at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Annual festivals and celebrations draw massive crowds to San Diego, especially on St. Patrick’s Day. As close to the Emerald Isle as it gets, Gaslamp Quarter rolls out the green carpet (AstroTurf) for the occasion. Downtown is also San Diego’s go-to hotspot for live music and entertainment.

Hard Rock San Diego

Hard Rock San Diego near Gaslamp Quarter offers many of San Diego’s top nightlife experiences. Located in the heart of downtown, Hard Rock is home to FLOAT—voted the best rooftop bar in the city. Overlooking panoramic views of the twinkling cityscape, the rooftop pool at Hard Rock features private cabanas, fire pits, and DJs at night.

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego outdoor open-air seating

Lavishly appointed with unique features like Rock Spa and The Sound of your Stay, guest experiences are unmatched at this lavish urban retreat.