Cusco at Night: Where to Enjoy the Nightlife

Cusco at night

Cusco, the historic capital of the Inca Empire, not only shines with its cultural and archaeological richness during the day but also offers a vibrant nightlife that captivates visitors from around the world. From Saska Hotel Boutique, located in the heart of Cusco, we invite you to explore the best nighttime experiences the city has to offer.

The Magic of Cusco at Night

Nighttime Walk around the Plaza de Armas

The Plaza de Armas of Cusco, with its impressive cathedrals and illuminated colonial architecture, is the perfect starting point for your nighttime adventure. Enjoy the magical atmosphere with a leisurely stroll and immerse yourself in the living history of the city.

Nighttime Viewpoints

Cusco has several viewpoints that offer spectacular views of the illuminated city. The San Blas Viewpoint is one of the most popular, where you can capture the beauty of Cusco under the stars.

Where to Enjoy Nightlife in Cusco

Bars and Pubs

Cusco is famous for its bars and pubs, each with its own unique atmosphere. From live music bars to quiet pubs where you can enjoy a local craft beer, there are options for all tastes.

Pisco is Peruvian

You can’t visit Cusco without trying pisco, and what better place than a bar specializing in pisco sours. “Pisco is Peruvian” is a favorite, known for its variations of the traditional pisco sour.

Ukukus Bar

For those looking for live music, Ukukus Bar is the ideal place. Enjoy performances by local and international bands while you immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of Cusco.


If dancing until dawn is your thing, Cusco has nightclubs that promise an unforgettable night.

Mama Africa

Mama Africa is an iconic club in Cusco that offers a mix of music, from reggaeton to electronic, ensuring a vibrant experience for everyone who walks through its doors.


For a more modern and sophisticated experience, Mythology is the place to visit. With a state-of-the-art sound system and international DJs, it’s the perfect space for electronic music lovers.

Tips for Enjoying the Night in Cusco

  • Safety: It’s always important to take care of your belongings and prefer official transportation or that recommended by the hotel, especially at night.
  • Altitude: Remember that Cusco is at a considerable altitude. If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation to avoid altitude-related issues.
  • Weather: Nights in Cusco can be cold, even in summer. Wear warm clothing when going out to explore the nightlife.

Exploring Cusco at night is an experience you can’t miss. From the historic Plaza de Armas to the vibrant bars and clubs, the city offers a wide range of nighttime activities that will satisfy any traveler. Staying at Saska Hotel Boutique, you’ll be perfectly located to enjoy all that Cusco has to offer, ensuring that your stay is as exciting at night as it is during the day.



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Saska Hotel Boutique is located in Cusco, 200 meters from Coricancha, and offers concierge service, hypoallergenic rooms, free Wi-Fi throughout and garden. All rooms at this 3-star hotel have city, garden or internal views. The front desk is available 24 hours a day and has an elevator.


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