Tenerife Gay Bars & Dance Clubs

Gay nightlife in Tenerife South is concentrated around Playa de la Américas. In the north, rainbow flags can be easily spotted in Puerto de la Cruz.

Playa de la Americas

The gay scene in south Tenerife is located in the popular tourist destination of Playa de Las Américas with most gay venues based in or close to the Salytien Commercial Centre. 

Butterfly Club

C.C. Salytien, Avenida Rafael Puig Lluvina 10, Tenerife | map | distance

| facebook | +34 662 09 48 70 |

weekday: 22:00 - 06:00

weekend: 22:00 - 06:00

audience rating: 4.2 stars from 41 votes - click to vote

4 Star Winner
5 Star Winner

Gay disco bar (opened December 2014) located at the Salytien centre in Playa de las Americas. Butterfly has cruising area and private cabins in the back.

Excellent cabaret shows are featured on Saturday nights. The club is open every night from 10pm. Enter by going down the stairs from the beachfront promenade.

After the club, the nearby gay-cruisy beach is worth checking out.

features: bar, music, dancing, karaoke, relaxing cabins, dark room, gogo show, cabaret show, free wi-fi | Updated: 27-04-2017

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MHT Music Hall Tavern

Avenida Rafael Puig Lluvina 7, Tenerife | map | distance

| website | facebook | +34 928 51 47 01 |

audience rating: 2.7 stars from 15 votes - click to vote

Dinner and drag served up in equal measure. A night out that is likely to be one of the highlights of your holiday in Tenerife. MHT operates every Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday night.

A delicious three course meal is followed by a wonderful performance of comic parodies by talented, high-energy female impersonators. We recommend upgrading the drinks-inclusive package which includes local spirits, wine and beer.

A really good, fun night out. Book online.

features: music, restaurant, cabaret show | Updated: 28-02-2017

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Agua de Coco

Avenida La Habana 17B, San Telmo, Tenerife | map | distance

| website | +34 630 78 88 69 |

weekday: 20:00 - 03:00

weekend: 20:00 - 03:00

audience rating: 2.6 stars from 10 votes - click to vote

Gay-friendly Brazilian bar in San Telmo – a short distance from the gay scene in Playa de las Américas.

Agua de Coco offers a friendly service by good-looking gay staff, serves delicious cocktails and plays good Brazilian music that keeps the party going until after midnight.

The bar has a chill-out area as well as a terrace that overlooks the ocean.

features: bar, music | Updated: 05-05-2017

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PlayaFlor – reported CLOSED / no longer gay

Avenida Rafael Puig, 3 Playa de las Américas, Arona, Tenerife

| website | +34 922 78 96 24 | Free WiFi

audience rating: 2.3 stars from 26 votes - click to vote

Reported CLOSED – no longer gay.

Popular gay bar & café. The bar has an extensive cocktail menu and also serves meals and snacks. There is a nice pool, music by resident DJ’s, go-go shows and various live acts.

The Moroccan-style décor give the inside/outside seating areas an elegant touch. A great place to start off your evening.

| Updated: 04-04-2017

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Puerto de la Cruz


Avenida Familia de Betancourt y Molina, 24, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife | map | distance

| facebook | +34 670 82 43 50 |

weekday: Tue-Thu 22:00 - 03:00

weekend: 22:00 - 03:00

audience rating: 3.1 stars from 11 votes - click to vote

Gay disco bar in the centre of the Puerto de la Cruz village area known as Avenida Generalisimo – just look for the rainbow flags in front.

Despanto gets busy very late at night. There is an excellent cabaret show, and DJ’s play a good mix of music. Closed on Mondays.

features: bar, music, dancing | Updated: 05-05-2017

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Av. Familia de Betancourt y Molina 24, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife | map | distance

| website | facebook
+34 637 44 34 99 |

weekday: 20:00 - 02:00 (closed Wednesdays)

weekend: 20:00 - 02:00

Anderson Gay Show Bar

audience rating: 2.6 stars from 18 votes - click to vote

Gay disco bar in the heart of the Puerta de la Cruz gay village. Drink and dance late into the night while watching glamorous cabaret performers take to the stage on Fridays and Saturdays.

Friendly atmosphere. Mixed crowd. Stays open late and doesn’t get busy until after midnight.

| Updated: 26-04-2017

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other areas

Calle Candelaria 8, Santa Cruz, Tenerife | map | distance

| facebook
+34 680 71 78 88 |

weekday: Thu 21:00 - 04:00

weekend: Fri,Sat 21:00 - 04:00

Galeón Lounge

audience rating: 3.0 stars from 8 votes - click to vote

Weekend gay club in the heart of Tenerife’s capital Santa Cruz. Galeón Lounge hosts themed partiess with shows, go-go dancers, etc.

DJ’s play house/trance/dance music until the early hours. Open Thursday through Saturday.

features: bar, music, dancing, gogo show, cabaret show | Updated: 05-05-2017

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The Red Queen – CLOSED

Avenida Austria, Costa Adeje, Tenerife

| facebook | +34 645 11 59 17 |

audience rating: 3.1 stars from 19 votes - click to vote

4 Star Winner

Reported CLOSED (October 2016).

Cosy, friendly gay bar, popular with local men and women in Costa Adeje. Foreigners are welcome.

| Updated: 28-02-2017

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