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Olas Beach Club

Olas Beach Club (Boulevard de Playa El Agua, Sector La Mira, Playa El Agua) – this is a nightspot suitable for drinks and music (not so much as a restaurant, since there are limited food options here). This venue’s saving grace is its location near the beach.

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Miragua Club de Playa

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 […]

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Il Mercato Bianco

Il Mercato Bianco (Centro Comercial Parque Costazul) – patrons come here for the upscale ambiance (which looks like a page out of Architectural Digest and similar publications). Light tapas-type dishes and seafood specialties served here, along with a variety of wines and fine liquors (from scotch to rums). A favorite among well-heeled Venezuelans and international […]

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Mosaíco Artebar

Mosaíco Artebar (Avenida Aldonza Manrique Playa El Ángel – diagonal a Rattan Plaza, Pampatar) – this is one of the trendier lounges at Pampatar, a great gather place for groups of friends. Delicious tropical drinks and tapas (light snacks) served here.

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Kamy Beach Lounge

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 […]

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Juana La Loca

Juana La Loca (Calle J.M. Vargas, Casco Histórico de Pampatar, Pampatar) – this is one of Pampatar’s more upscale restaurants. Still, because of its elaborate décor, it is more befitting of a trendy lounge. A highly recommended destination for groups of friends wanting to drink and enjoy some music. A great place for parties and […]

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Guayoyo Café

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, […]

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Bora Bora Margarita

Bora Bora Margarita (Av. Raul Leoni, Marina del Concorde, Porlamar, Margarita Island) – this is a hot destination for partygoers in Margarita Island. Much of the crowd that goes to Bora Bora are college students. Of course, more mature visitors visit Bora Bora as well. In terms of live entertainment, occasional Latin artists are booked […]

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Beach Bar

Beach Bar (Calle El Cristo, Pampatar, Margarita Island) – this bar is another destination for partygoers visiting Margarita Island. Even though it’s called a “bar”, it actually has a large beachside dancefloor – where daytime parties are often held. There are also evening DJing sessions of popular dance music as well. Along with cocktails and […]

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Sharks Beach Bar El Yaque

Sharks Beach Bar El Yaque (Playa El Yaque, El Yaque) – this is a popular beachside restaurant for visitors looking for seafood (including the “catch of the day”, seafood paella, and ceviche), along with other local dishes. The staff there has been given accolades for good service by travelers on TripAdvisor. The restaurant’s mere beachfront […]