Palladium

Playa Guitarron

Palladium on the Las Brisas hillside is in the same league as league with Baby'O and about as exclusive as you can get in Mexico even though the dance floor is...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Barbarroja

Condesa

The Barbarroja (Red Beard) looks like a giant pirate ship with waiters dressed as the crew, but the music is contemporary. It's a good place to party with people...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Demas Factory

Condesa

The party never stops at shirts-optional Demas Factory, probably the busiest and best known of Acapulco gay clubs. Frequented by both tourists and locals, it's down...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Mandara

Magallanes

The massive yet exclusive Mandara closes at 4 a.m. with a private lounge upstairs partying on until sunrise. The music is wide-ranging and the bay views spectacular,...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Al Alebrije

Icacos

After 15 years as one of Acapulco's most popular discos, Al Alebrije shut down suddenly a little over two years ago when its owners announced on Facebook they had...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Paradise Bar

Condesa

Paradise, found just steps from La Condesa Beach and next to the bungy-jumping attraction, is a restaurant downstairs and a nightclub up. It has a cover of around...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Baby Lobster Bar

Condesa

Baby Lobster Bar is a fun open-air spot on La Condesa beach where people have been known to dance on the tables. A touristy crowd, mostly in their 20s and 30s, likes...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Baby'O

Costa Azul

Baby'O is the place par excellence for Acapulco nightlife with over 30 years of history and mega celebrities like Sting, Bono, Jagger, Stallone. Excellent service,...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Beto's Beach Club

Condesa

Beto's, a beachfront restaurant by the LGBTQ section of Condesa Beach, is the meet-up place day and night for LGBTQ travelers from around the world.

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Café

Cabaretito Beach

Condesa

In the heart of gay clubbing next to Picante, Cabaretito Beach has a drag show and spins pop, reggaeton, house, norteña and salsa. It Is known for its special events

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Disco Beach

Condesa

With dancing spilling over to the sands, Disco Beach attracts mostly a younger crowd (18-25) with a casual atmosphere, nightly specials and an inexpensive cover that

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Love

Brisas Guitarron

New and shi-shi, Love has a spectacular terrace where you can dance under the star with the requisite terrific bay views. It's in the same neighborhood as

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Mojito Acapulco

Condesa

It's a Cuban beat at Mojitos Acapulco, the dance club that serves at least 15 different kinds of mojitos and offers dance lessons Mondays and Wednesday 7-9 pm. With...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Moons

Condesa

The late-night (or shall we say early morning?) Moons is a gay dance club with strippers who do poles and showers. Fridays it's 2-for-1 beers. Another plus: no

  • For Men
  • Nightclub

Picante

Condesa

If you like it hot, you'll like Picante, which is loud, noisy and fun. This gay bar attracts some of the best dancers from all over the country with primarily pop,...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Pink

Club Deportivo

The gay bar Pink in the party area around Condesa Beach is under the same ownership as Demas Factory and Moons. It calls itself the "only fully electronic" club in

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Prince

Magallanes

Easy to find across from the Hotel Continental, Prince is a male-only bar with pop, house and techno for dancing. Known for hard partying, late hours and quick

  • For Men
  • Nightclub

Reinas Bar

Club Deportivo

Reinas is a karaoke bar where the Acapulco gay community and tourists meet up to have a good time "singing" mostly pop and electronic. It's affordable and with no

  • LGBTQ
  • Karaoke

Zoom

Club Deportivo

Zoom is a nightclub full of choices. You can go gay, bisexual or hetero-couples. You can dance to pop in one area, go electronic in another or chat in the lounge.

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Zucca

Marina Brisas

In Playa La Vista shopping mall, Zucca is a dress-up disco for an older (25-plus) crowd with retro music going back to the 60s. Glass walls and ceiling provide...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub