The year 2015 has been
very, very good to us here in Playa del Carmen. We’ve experienced unbelievable
cultural events, welcomed a new city theater, and had some amazing beach days
(even with the sargasso). But now it’s time to bring 2015 to close and welcome
everything that 2016 has to offer us… starting with a night of festivities
throughout the city. Here is our list of New Year’s Eve 2016 events in Playa
del Carmen and other parts of the Riviera Maya:
Mamita’s Beach Club
Playa’s most famous
beach club is hosting their 2016 NYE party with live music on the beach from
Les Vagabonds and Manufactured Superstars. There will also be a buffet dinner. To
enquire about tickets, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or follow Mamita’s on
Facebook for the latest updates.
Techno Music in the
Jungles of Tulum
This year, Desert
Hearts will host a night of techno music concerts called “Maya Hearts” in the
jungle just south of Downtown Tulum, featuring artists like Atish, , Nu, Mathew
Dekay, Bedouin and LUM. Desert Hearts goal is to “spread as
much love and positive energy as humanly possible. Through music, art, and
self-expression, we elevate to a higher collective consciousness to create the
best possible vibe on our dance floors.” For directions, ticket information and
the complete list of artists, visit the Maya Hearts event page
NYE Pairing Dinner at
Off the Vine
Off the Vine is known
for its wonderful dinners and wine tasting events here in Playa. For New Year’s
Eve 2016, they’re preparing 3-course dinners for only $500 pesos per person,
complete with an open bar and live music. Book your spot by calling
Indigo Beach Club
Indigo Beach Club always
has something going on for every big day of the year. For NYE this year, they’re
having a latin party with DJ and live music on the beach. Call (984)803-2222
Midnight Masquerade at
Set sail from the
Puerto Aventuras marina on this NYE yacht ride for adults only! Leaving at 9pm,
this event will take you along the canals of Puerto Aventuras and the Riviera
Maya coastline, with a midnight fireworks show on the beach. Tickets are $149
USD (or $129 if you book before December 15). For all the details on what to
wear, what to expect, etc, visit the H2OH Cruises website.
Coincidance at Coco
Maya Beach Club
Dance the night away on
the beach with an extensive list of live DJs. Coincidance is a big 4-day event
with music in the jungles and on the beaches of the Riviera Maya, and on
December 31 it will be at Coco Maya Beach Club in the heart of Playa. For all
the details on Coincidance and its other locations, visit Coincidance.org
Cuban Party at La Bodeguita del Medio
Ring in the new year
with Cuban style at La Bodeguita del Medio on 5th Avenue. This popular bar and restaurant
will have live music, dinner, and its famous mojitos.
DJ Tay James at Blue Parrot
Best known as Justin
Bieber’s DJ and MC, DJ Tay James will be performing on the beach this New Year’s
Eve at the Blue Parrot, joined by artists Omar Labastida, DJ Lil K, and Angel
Baez. Get tickets at www.ElectroStub.com
Nas and Steve Aoki at Thompson Hotel
The new Thompson Hotel at Calle Corazon has become a big hit with its stunning rooftop area. Experience NYE hosted by rapper, songwriter and actor Nas on the 31 (or a live DJ concert by Steve Aoki on the 30th) with panoramic views of the city. For all the info and additional performances, visit the Thompson NYE 2016 event page on Facebook.
Canibal Royal Beach Club
This top beach club in Playa del Carmen will be hosting a NYE party with live music starting at 7pm! There is a cover charge, and extra charge to reserve a table or bottle service. To reserve your spot, contact email@example.com or call (984)169-2807
Dinner at Plank
The beautiful Plank restaurant has a wonderful New Year's Eve menu planned this year! Starting at $150 USD, feast on lobster, foie gras, chocolate mousse and much more. To reserve your table, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (984)803-0108
This iconic 5th Avenue restaurant is hosting its own New Year's event to ring in 2016. For information and reservations, e-mail email@example.com or call (984)803-0597
Dinner at Imprevist Resto & Wine
Indulge in delicious cuisine at this trendy Playa restaurant, starting at $130 USD. Imprevist only has a few spaces left for its December 31 celebration. To book, contact Reservations@Imprevist.mx or call (984)168-7025
Wah Wah Beach Bar
A midnight balloon drop, live music and whatever you want to eat... with no cover charge! If you're dying to ring in the new year on the beaches of Playa, this is the place. For more information, visit the Wah Wah NYE event page on Facebook.
One of the city's most iconic bars, Bar Ranita is hosting a night of live music with The Harharhar State of Flux, starting at 9pm. For up-to-date info, follow the NYE event page on Facebook.
Zenzi Beach Club
Indulge in a delicious dinner and live music at this top Playa beach club! The New Year's Eve dinner and party at Zenzi costs $1700 pesos per person. Call (984)803-5738 for reservations.
Located right by the ferry dock, this party bar on the beach has a NYE party starting at 8pm. Open bar prices start at $900 pesos (plus tip), with dinner served until 11pm at an extra cost. For reservations, call (984)803-3498
Ula Gula Bar & Restaurant
To celebrate the new year on 5th Avenue, this chic open-air restaurant will be having dinner, drinks and dancing. Call (984)803-0597 for reservations.
Reina Roja Hotel
This avant garde hotel just off of 5th Avenue will be hosting New Year's Eve dinner from 6:30pm to 10:30pm, followed by their weekly Ladies Night at the Roof Garden Bar until 2am. Call (984)877-3800 ext 421 for reservations.
Club de Cerveza
One of the cheaper options! Known for its variety of artisanal beers from Mexico and abroad, Club de Cerveza is hosting a NYE dinner for only $485 pesos. Their celebration will take place from 5pm to 2am, but reservations will only be taken until 8pm. (After 8pm, it is first come, first served.) For more information, follow Club de Cerveza on Facebook.