MASPALOMAS Gay Bars & Clubs
The majority of the gay scene is based in the Yumbo Centre, Playa del Inglés – the main shopping centre by day and den of iniquity by night.
Dining begins in Maspalomas, from around 7pm but, as most of the bars don`t open until 10pm, the serious drinkers don`t arrive before then.With around 40 gay venues shoehorned into the infamous Yumbo Centre, there’s something for everyone – whatever your tastes and preferences -and, let’s face it, with all those simply divine men around the sensational, throbbing resort of Playa del Ingles and its prettier neighbour of Maspalomas, it’s almost impossible not to have a good time.
Head for the cabaret bars on the ground floor, enjoy the shows and get in the spirit before moving up the levels to hit the bars. They`re all situated in a circle and so are ideal for a pub crawling.
Sparkles hosts nightly shows begin with light variety acts and culminate with popular drag performances.. A large seating area provides uniformly good views of the stage, and the attentive staff here are lively and cute.
Parrots is a cozy cocktail bar and terrace,a Sitges spin-off, with spacious terrace, good people watching, 7pm-3am, cute staff and 50 different cocktails include Caipirinhas and Mojitos.
Fiction, with an appealing South American quality, is a ground-floor music and video bar with sexy waiters in even sexier clothing, including thongs. Seats both outside and inside fill up quickly, and they’re particularly busy late at night, with hours until 4am. Wunder Bar (Yumbo, 1st level, 151/1-2), next to Spartacus, is a popular video and terrace bar, lively young German and international crowd, dance music and vocals, Eurovision nights, special party nights.
Construction Bar (first floor) is full of local and international guys. The outside bar area has a large terrace. Inside, the cruising area has large darkrooms and private areas too, where just about anything goes.
Mykonos and Tubos host the late shift in the Yumbo Center at upper levels. Filling up after 1am they have friendly and cute bar staff who serve various local and international spirits and beers, inside or on their balcony.
Buddies is a busy bar day and night and popular, too for their pub food. They serve a variety of drinks, local beers, spirits and cocktails, as well as chilled wine and bubbly. And they’re known for their great home-style food for big appetites.
Among the bars of Yumbo Center, many reflect the very international flavor of the resort. These include: Adonis, a terrace-level cafe and pub with wi-fi access and German ambience; Junior Cafe & Pub, also with terrace, plays gay hits in English, Dutch and German.
Finally, those looking for a club atmpsphere and want to party late should check out Mantrix (Yumbo, level 4, 421/4-14), a gay dance and cruise club with dark rooms, cabins, a large terrace and live entertainment.It’s where everyone ends up!
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Wherever you are in Maspalomas you’re not far from a ton of shops and restaurants (there are 12 commercial centers in all around the place), there’s a regular bus service from the resort center to the beach, to other resorts, towns and the airport & taxis are plentiful and cheap.
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