Night Life in Jakarta – Electric Life

Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia and has been quite the famous name among tourist. Visited by both young and mature travelers alike the city is quite vibrant. In order to meet the accommodation demand that rises with the arrival of large number of tourist the city has many world accommodation. One of the famous serviced apartments in Jakarta recommended highly by past visitors has been Ascott Jakarta. Located in the prime center of the city, the self contained apartment spaces are ideal for the business traveler as well as the leisure traveler alike.

One of the key factors that attract many young visitors to the city is the night life in Jakarta. The hub of nightlife in Jakarta is the Sudriman Central Business District. The area has seen a boom in the number of clubs and bars in the recent past and attracts many of the affluent youth of the city and the expats.

If your after a tourist and expat free experience some of the places worth giving a try to grab a drink would be, Lucy in the Sky, Potato Head Garage, Beer Garden and Fable. For the mature adults a popular choice has been immigrants.

Some of the other regions to look out for in Jakarta is Kemang, located in the South of Jakarta . Popular among the expats as well as the locals the area offers great cocktails, excellent places to eat and above all a great atmosphere to dance the night away.

Clubs and bars in Blok M are also quite a popular stop for the party goer. The target audience is mostly the male expats.

Being the world’s largest Islamic country, Jakarta boast of one of the most vibrant night life scenes in the region. However with all due respect, some clubs shut down at mid night during the holy month of Ramadan and some are completely shut through out the month. Also the night life scene in Jakarta can be quite expensive when compared to the local living standards.


Nigel Walters is a travel writer, who writes under the pen name, Fritzjames Stephen. His content is based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life.


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