What are the Party Hostels in Lima like?

  • Best Party Hostels in Lima: Puriwasi Hostel Lima; Alpes Hostel Lima; The Prime Spot Backpacker’s
  • Party hostel style: Party hostels near party areas
  • Craziness level: proper party hostels
  • Parties on-site: Bar onsite
  • Pub Crawls: Yes

Hostels in Lima can get pretty wild, especially if they have an on-site bar. Although drinking and loud music is usually not preferred in common rooms, the situation is completely changes as soon as you step into the bar.

Best Area to Stay in Lima for Nightlife

Miraflores is definitely the best area to stay in to enjoy nightlife of Lima. The area is popular among tourists, backpackers especially. Even though it is a pretty big area, you will entertain yourself in any part of it. This is a completely safe part of the city with bunch of trendy clubs, lively bars, cafes, tourist attractions and other amenities. All of the best shopping centers are located in Miraflores. So it is a perfect area to combine comfortable stay (which is close to the beach), shopping and crazy night outs.

Nightlife in Lima

Lively Lima has one of the best party scenes in Peru, and with almost 10 million people, the nightlife is like nowhere in this part of the world. Lima set up the new standards when it comes to the wild parties, bars, and clubs. There is something going on every single night. Locals are huge fans of rumba and there are tons of places where you can show off your dancing skills.

Basic information about nightlife in Lima:

  • Pubs and clubs closing times:
    • Bars and pubs: Monday to Thursday until Monday to Thursday until 03 am – Weekends until 06 am
    • Clubs: Monday to Thursday until Monday to Thursday until 03am – Friday and Saturday at 06am
  • Average cover charge for clubs: 3 €
  • Average price of a pint of beer: 1.50 - 3 €
  • Famous neighbourhoods for partying: Barranco; Miraflores
  • Famous events or parties: Fiesta de la Candelaria – first week in February

Best Party Areas in Lima

Even though there are lots of great places around the city, the most vibrant and craziest ones are Barranco and Miraflores. Both areas are located on the coastline, right next to each other. Taxis in Lima are very cheap so you can go parting in both areas in one night.

Party in Barranco

Bohemian and romantic vibes are all around the Barranco district. Charming streets crowded with bars and restaurants are perfect for warming up for the wild night. Most of them have outdoor patios and seating areas, where you can meet locals and other travellers.

Ayahuasca is an extraordinary place where you can enjoy a vibrant bar atmosphere and amazing carnival lighting. El Dragón is one of the most famous dance clubs in the city, where DJs and live bands are in charge for the weekends.

Party in Miraflores

Miraflores is an exclusive part of the city, also known as the main shopping area. The district is a home of amazing bars, clubs, and lounges where happy hours and ladies’ nights are regularly on the menu.

If you want to explore the bars and pubs, go to buzzing Pizza Street. And for the late-night hours, check out the famous Tequila Rock club. Here, you can get the best cocktails in the city and dance until 6am, 7 days a week.

Dress codes & age restrictions

Officially, there are no dress code rules in most of the clubs and bars in Lima. However, Peruvians like to dress up nicely when they go out, so make sure you don’t stand out too much in the crowd. As in most of the other capitals, exclusive clubs require long trousers, high heels, and smart look.

For buying and drinking alcohol, the legal age is 18 years. ID checks are not common practice at the entrance of the bars. However, security might ask you to show your ID if you want to get in the nightclub.