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CACAO BEACH
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The top tourist spot for youngsters on cheap, hedonistic holidays, Sunny Beach has become very popular in recent times as an alternative to the Balearics for exported booze Britain antics. But that doesn't mean you should be sniffy about the Black Sea resort's Cacao Beach, no ma'am. 

In fact, this club is a far classier establishment than the immediate surrounds might suggest. Favouring cooler names from within house and techno over brash EDM, last summer Richie Hawtin, Paco Osuna, Marco Carola, Loco Dice, Jamie Jones and Mark Knight all played.

First opened in 2003, the beachside setting and understated look are also clearly inspired by the White Isle golden greats. Currently undergoing a full refurb, due to be finished in June, their substantial rise in the poll this year demonstrates they're a force to be reckoned with. Cacao Beach is doing its bit to put Bulgaria on the map as more than just a sun-soaked spot to get on the lash.  

1
GREEN VALLEY
2
SPACE IBIZA
3
HAKKASAN
4
PACHA IBIZA
5
AMNESIA
6
OCTAGON
7
ZOUK SINGAPORE
8
BCM PLANET DANCE
9
USHUAïA
10
SIRENA
11
MINISTRY OF SOUND
12
THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT
13
BERGHAIN / PANORAMA BAR
14
DC10
15
FABRIC
16
COCORICO
17
PARADISE CLUB
18
ECHOSTAGE
19
ANZUCLUB
20
PAPAYA
21
LiFE
22
BOOTSHAUS
23
CAVO PARADISO
24
MOTION
25
DRAI'S
26
WARUNG
27
MARQUEE
28
YALTA
29
GUABA BEACH CLUB
30
TROUW
31
SANKEYS IBIZA
32
SURRENDER/ENCORE
33
AIR AMSTERDAM
34
SKY ROOM
35
DIGITAL NEWCASTLE
36
ARMA 17
37
NOA BEACH CLUB
38
ZOUK KL
39
DUEL:BEAT
40
EXCHANGE LA
41
MATAHARI
42
ELROW / ROW 14
43
BAUM
44
Altromondo Studios
45
AVALON HOLLYWOOD
46
CLUB SPACE MIAMI
47
EL FORTIN
48
WOMB
49
GUENDALINA
50
WAREHOUSE LEEDS
51
FABRIK
52
NEW CITY GAS
53
AQUARIUS ZRCE
54
Studio 80
55
LIGHT NIGHTCLUB
56
CACAO BEACH
57
D-EDGE
58
MANSION
59
OUTPUT
60
PRIVILEGE IBIZA
61
Pacha New York
62
CONTROL
63
STEALTH
64
VERSUZ
65
REX CLUB
66
CIELO
67
SUB CLUB
68
WATERGATE
69
GUVERNMENT
70
EGG LONDON
71
SANKEYS MCR
72
Fuse SG
73
MINT CLUB
74
LOST BEACH CLUB
75
VALKYRIE CLUB
76
DANGHAI CLUB
77
LA HUAKA
78
FOUNDATION
79
BETA (WATERLOO)
80
CORSICA STUDIOS
81
CONCRETE
82
XOYO
83
ROBERT JOHNSON
84
CASTLE CLUB
85
SPACE SHARM
86
CULTURE CLUB REVELIN
87
TRESOR
88
E11EVEN
89
Teatro Amador
90
The Arches
91
KITTY SU
92
THE MID
93
LUX FRAGIL
94
Spartacus Club
95
Liv Nightclub
96
VELVET
97
LOFT METROPOLIS
98
MYST SHANGHAI
99
TENAX CLUB
100
RAINBOW VENUES

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