Tenerife boasts a diverse nightlife scene catering to both the boomer generation (1946-1960) and Generation X (1969-1980), ensuring that everyone can find their ideal entertainment.
For boomers seeking a more laid-back experience, the island offers a plethora of bars and clubs where they can groove to the music of the 70s and 80s, revel in a relaxed ambiance, and socialize with fellow enthusiasts.
If you’re a part of Generation X and crave a livelier, modern nightlife adventure, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Los Cristianos should be your destinations of choice. For the party enthusiasts among you, here are some highly recommended clubs, bars, and pubs.
Nightlife in the metropolitan area of Tenerife
Urban 180 Rooftop: Situated on the seventh floor of Hotel Urban Anaga, this magical venue in the heart of Santa Cruz de Tenerife welcomes a diverse crowd every weekend, spanning generations from boomers to millennials.
Cinema + Drinks: While it initially embraced a classic cinema theme and live performances, this establishment now draws audiences of all ages. Thursday to Saturday nights are filled with numerous DJs to ensure an exciting experience, and on Thursdays, you can enjoy an open beer bar for just five euros.
El Ático by NH: The rooftop terrace of NH Tenerife hotel offers a unique space with panoramic views of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It’s an inviting atmosphere for unwinding and creating memorable moments with friends, whether it’s sipping a drink at sunset or enjoying a fantastic night out.
El Caracol: Located at chiringuito number 8 on Las Teresitas Beach, Tenerife locals of all generations come here to enjoy fabulous cocktails by the sea, with the backdrop of lush mountains.
The Dubliner: This Irish pub often features live music, making it a hub for beer, whiskey, and a lively atmosphere, where people of all ages come together for a great night.
Café Atlántico: Situated next to Plaza de España, Plaza de la Candelaria, and Avenida Marítima, this historic establishment in Tenerife’s capital boasts an outdoor terrace that’s a must-visit before embarking on your evening adventures.
Where to party in the north of the island
Brandy’s: Formerly known as a nightclub for older patrons in Guamasa, La Laguna, this popular venue has evolved into a party hotspot for all age groups after the pandemic. It’s now the most diverse nightlife spot on the island, offering special drink deals.
Blanco Bar: Located in Puerto de la Cruz, this lively pub boasts an extensive cocktail menu, DJ sets, and a pool table that attracts people of all generations every weekend.
The best party spots in the south of Tenerife
Punta Cana Disco: A nightlife staple in the southern part of the island since 1998, Punta Cana Disco is renowned for cocktails, music, and spectacular sunsets in Los Cristianos.
Casablanca Disco Bar: Also situated in Los Cristianos, this venue has been a vital nightlife gathering place for over 30 years, making it one of the south of Tenerife’s top destinations.