The Hottest Parties in Greece: Your Essential Guide

It’s no secret that Mykonos is the hottest party destination in Greece, but where exactly is the best place to go out on that island? Are there good parties on other islands? Discover a few of the most popular clubs and parties we have picked out that you cannot miss whilst on a Go Sail Greece trip!

Enigma, Santorini

Opening hours: 12:00am – 5:00am, 9:00am – 11:59am

Dress code: Smart and elegant

Entry fee: Buy a bottle of booze for entry

Location: Enigma Club – Fira main square, Santorini

Dominating the night scene since 1979, Enigma is still Santorini’s favourite club. Conveniently situated only 50 meters from Fira’s main square, this club is surely the top priority for anyone wanting to experience a true Greek night out. Known for their weekly themed parties, Enigma really like to show off when it comes to hosting. Remember to check availability, as this is such a popular venue, it’s worth making sure that they are taking walk-ins before you get turned away!

FarOut beach club, Ios

FarOut beach club, Ios

Opening hours: All day

Dress code: Beachwear/casual

Entry fee: Free

Location: FarOut – Mylopotas Beach, Chora, Ios

Part of the FarOut beach resort, this venue pumps out the tunes all day long! Located on one of the most stunning beaches in Ios, FarOut is an experience in itself. With two swimming pools, sunloungers, shaded seating areas, drinks flowing from multiple bars, large dancefloors, and the nearby beach, you can dance til your feet drop off, then cool off in the pool or the sea. It doesn’t get much better than this!

The famous Ios Bar Crawl

Opening hours: 10:45pm till late

Dress code: Club Casual

Entry fee: 25-29 Euros

Location: Ios Bar Crawl – Chora, Ios

The Ios bar crawl is one of the most famous bar crawls in the world. Join hundreds of fellow tourists for the island’s most iconic event, which in the high season is a nightly occurrence, and get to experience the best clubs and bars in Chora. This is a great way to experience lots of different venues and meet new friends along the way. Prepare for a wild night, hitting at least 5 clubs and bars, with free entry and a shot at each one.

Paradise Beach Club, Mykonos

Opening hours: 8am – 2am

Dress code: Casual/beachwear

Entry fee: free

Location: Paradise Beach Club – Paradise beach, Mykonos.

Mykonos is world-renowned for its parties, so why not go to the best. Rated the 14th best club in the world, Paradise is the most popular party place in Greece. Founded in 1969, this famous beach bar has been the go-to spot for adventurous travellers and locals alike, who have a keen interest in meeting like-minded people, and partying till the wee small hours!

The club takes up much of the length of Paradise Beach, so you can start your day by lounging on the beach, sipping refreshing cocktails, and occasionally dipping in the sea to cool off. As the afternoon rolls in, so will the music. People start gathering from all over the island to experience the magic of a Paradise Beach Club night.

Athens

Athens is truly a mecca for nightlife. Often overlooked whilst island hopping, the capital of Greece really knows how to show its visitors (and locals) how to have a good time with countless flamboyant beach clubs, underground bars, traditional taverns, Irish pubs, and secret nightclubs!

When it comes to Athen’s nightlife, there are endless possibilities to choose from. Whether you like to follow the crowd to the most popular parties, or go exploring to find inconspicuous venues packed with dancing Athenians, there is something for every taste! For Athen’s best clubs, see here – 15 best clubs in Athens.

Bios, Athens

Opening times: 10pm – 2am

Dress code: Casual

Entry fee: Free

Location: Bios – Pireos 84, Athina 104 35, Greece

Bios is possible one of the best hidden bars in Athens. Based in an unappealing industrial building, there are surprises waiting inside such as a rooftop terrace that has some of the best views in Athens looking out over the Acropolis. This edgy venue serves up a range of cocktails, international DJs, and general cool vibes. The young crowd that Bios attracts, and the view of Athens makes for the ultimate place to start your night!

Lohan nightclub, Athens

Opening times: 11:30pm – 05:30am, Friday to Sunday

Dress code: Stylish, avoid casual clothes

Entry fee: 10 euros, includes free drink

Location: Lohan Nightclub – 30, Iera Odos 32, Athina 104 35, Greece

Lohan’s Nightclub, as you may have guessed, has a celebrity affiliate, and namesake. Lindsay Lohan opened the club with her business partner in 2016 (later sold) but despite not belonging to Lindsay anymore, the name and reputation precedes this venue. One of the standout clubs in Athens, and a reputation for hosting unforgettable events, it has firmly established itself as a premier destination in Athens’ vibrant club scene. With its glamorous atmosphere and constantly flowing drinks, Lohan’s Nightclub promises an exhilarating night out for locals and tourists alike.

Club Barrage, Zakynthos

Opening times: 11pm – late

Dress code: Party casual

Entry fee: Free

Location: Club Barrage – Argasi, Zakynthos

Zakynthos is mostly known for the Laganas Strip, the infamous cluster of clubs that gave ‘Zante’ its reputation for being a wild night out. Although the strip is great fun (and should definitely be given a visit), there are much nicer places on Zakynthos that often get overlooked! Club Barrage is a favourite amongst tourists and locals alike. Located on the seafront between Zakynthos town and Argasi, most of the islands main events are hosted here. Boasting hundreds of international DJs over the years, the club has gained its well-earned reputation of being the best night out in Zakynthos, for people who ‘really know how to party’.