Santiago is a sea of bars, cafes, restaurants, lounges and clubs, and boasts some of the best nightlife spots, whatever your preference. Thousands of travellers flock to Chile’s capital every night in search of a night out and a break from the culture overload, after being promised by their tour guide that they will have the best night of their life. Which they will – if they know how to do it right. Luckily for you, we’ve put together the ultimate package for a night out in Santiago.
7.30 pm – Dinner
A lot of people wouldn’t even consider this first stage as part of the nightlife package but it’s actually one of the most important parts. If you start the night with a poor dinner and don’t line your stomach with some proper food, you’re destined to be passed out in bed before the club has even opened its doors. Hit up Buffalo Waffles, located in the hipster Barrio Lastarria, a quick and easy fix that will leave you feeling satisfied but not overly full so there’s still plenty of room for drinks. It’s also cheap ($3.500 CLP for a waffle) and just a short walk from Bellavista, the part of town with all the bars.
Barrio Bellavista is Santiago’s slice of bohemia. Trendy cafe’s and boutiques are scattered among avant-garde exhibitions and antique mansions. As one of the best neighborhoods in Santiago, Bellavista is the perfect location to be comfortably hip among 200 year old architecture. Located between San Cristobal hill and the Mapocho river, natural beauty gates the neighborhood of Bellavista. Whether you want to do a pub crawl or eat fresh seafood at Azul Profundo, Bellavista is known for its nightlife.
Santiago de Chile is going to keep you busy. At the end of a long night out you are going to want to return to an abode of comfort. Vacation and travel mean something different to many, Airbnb has plenty of options for the passerby-whatever your lodging needs, different neighborhoods offer different architecture, environment, and accommodations. Here is a list of some of the best neighborhoods and what you can expect from them.
Bellavista is famous for its nightlife. It’s a dynamic neighborhood where you can find a bunch of restaurants and bars, most of them grouped together in a space called Patio Bellavista. During the day it’s a really nice spot to have a coffee and relax, but when the sun goes down, the Patio comes to life. There is often live music on the weekends and you’re sure to always find a vibrant atmosphere.
It is interesting also to check out the neighborhood’s street art during the day. Bellavista stuns with its colorful streets and fanciful architecture. Its lively and creative street art is some of the best in the country.