Diablito Cha Cha Cha

Playa Del Carmen-City-Center

4.3 / 5

May 11, 2018

A beachside bar and nightclub in Playa del Carmen, Diablito Cha Cha Cha may have a devilish name, but most people find it to be the utmost of heavenly.

Located under the leafy canopy of a giant palapa in the idyllic coastal town of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, Diablito Cha Cha Cha is a ridiculously cool retro bar steps from the beach. The entire stretch of coast from Cancun to Tulum is a tropical paradise, but Playa del Carmen stands out as having the most chic nightlife scene, and Diablito Cha Cha Cha is a big part of the reason why. Walking in feels like taking a step back in time, as the checkerboard tiled floor, lipstick red bucket bar chairs, and teal planters strike the eyes and immediately remind of the 1950s. Except you aren’t in a smoky lounge in Vegas waiting for a Rat Pack singer to take the stage; you are under palms on the Gulf of Mexico, with fresh sea breezes blowing through the venue. While the early evening vibe is on the chill side at Diablito Cha Cha, the funky live music and DJs do their best to crank the party up, and as the hours get smaller, the party vibes get bigger. All the while, the bartenders do their part by pouring some of the most refreshing cocktails on the coast, and we’re betting you’ll be talking about a visit here long after you fly home.