There are 34 bars in Les Arcs but the village of Arc 1800 is the liveliest of all the villages. However, there is plenty of atmosphere and charm in all the other villages but Arc 1800 has the most restaurants and bars to choose from. Notably the Red Hot Saloon bar, known by the locals as “Red Bar”, has cheap drinks, is popular with locals and serves food all day. Up in Arc 2000 Whistlers is a popular choice for those who like a tipple after the slopes.
There are nightclubs in Arc 1950, 2000 and 1800 that are all open until 4am. The most popular clubs are the KL92 in Arc 2000 and the Apokalypse in Arc 1800.
Les Arcs wouldn’t be the resort it is today without some great après ski. Arc 1800 is definitely the liveliest village thanks to its excellent choice of bars and restaurants. The most popular bar is The Red Hot Saloon Bar known locally as “Red Bar”, and here there is often a live band or DJ on till late. Although it has a large dance floor get in early as it can get busy quickly.
Other popular bars include Jungle Café that has a jungle themed interior and is open till 1 am. Thanks to its late license and cheap drinks it’s popular with seasonaires and chalet girls. The Ambiente Bar has a more French feel, serving cocktails, beer and has a lively but equally great chilled out feel. For the night owls, Apokalypse club in 1800 is open till 4 am.
Arc 1950 has a sophisticated feel and has a good choice of bars popular choices include La Belle Pinte, which is a large Irish pub. There is also a nightclub known as Le Club 1950 that is the perfect place to go with friends after the bars have closed.
Arc 1950 is situated just below Arc 2000, and is linked by a late night cable car or it is possible to walk between the two resorts in about 10 minutes. Up in Arc 2000 there are more bars and nightclubs on offer.
The best après bar in Arc 2000 is Whistler’s which is always busy from 4pm onwards and has many drinks offers. The Crazy Fox is another popular drinking waterhole and has good happy hour offers and karaoke. Another popular hangout is the Red Rock Café. There is a nightclub "KL" that is open till 4am and is always full of chalet girls and holidaymakers.
Arc 2000 is just above Arc 1950. These are linked by a late night cable car or a short walk between the two resorts. There are a good selection of bars and restaurants available here too.