Night Life In Botswana

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As you travel the beautiful landscapes and national parks in the afternoon, the Botswana nightlife is a spectacle on its own. At night Botswana comes alive with its vibrant youthful, multi-ethnic energy.

The cosmopolitan life that Botswana’s night entertainment offers is a need to experience. While most of the elderly reside in rural areas, most youths reside in urban centers in professional and technical jobs.

These young professionals usually gather after a wild day of corporate slaving for drinks and socializing.

Weekends are particularly characterized by active social gatherings in and around the cities as a lot of people lay back and relax. The high rise modern buildings have brought about international franchises in bars, lounges and nightclubs.

Roc Apply Listed our favorite spots to hand out in Botswana

Capello Gaborone

This Italian themed restaurant and lounge offer urban music to its young patrons. With an uptown ambiance, you can experience a laid back atmosphere as you enjoy the night.

The food and the drinks are nothing short of exceptional; Capello is popular for making the best cocktails in town. If you are in Gaborone it is advisable to visit it.

Sky Lounge

The highest hangout spot in the Gaborone Central Business District has a great wide view of the city. What better way to spend your night than with a good drink watching the glowing city lights.

Botswana Craft

It is a popular hangout spot with an atmosphere that combines culture and modernity. This place embraces so much of the Tswana and African culture and identifies with the people. It is a good spot to socialize and take in the culture of the people.

For those that are not into the nightlife, but love the outdoors, there are interesting places to visit. These include the Gaborone Game Reserve Chobe National Park, The Okavango Delta, and Mokolodi Nature Reserve to mention a few of many places.

For a taste of Botswana culture, you can visit the Bahurutse Cultural Village which is on the outskirts of the city of Gaborone.

Students living in the city are bound to experience a lot of weekend pop-up events and festivals that have become a hit in Botswana.

These offer an environment filled with sunny days and bright colors, good music, drinks, picnics camp chairs, and socializing.

You would not want to miss any of these events we guarantee you. Some of the more popular events include Pop Up Markets, Farmers Markets, and Jam for Brunch. As you have fun, please remember to drink responsibly and we discourage under-age drinking.

"A lot of places to go out for a drink" - Petrov from Russia

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