Riccione offers a great choice of clubs and discoteques, famous for being in the forefront for trendy music. The most famous venues are situated on the near hill, while the beach area at the border with Rimini every night gets crowded with young people enchanted by the atmosphere of dancing near the seashore and under the stars.
Many places to dance to the rhythm of latest hits and to the music of top DJs: from the best discoteques of the 80's known also abroad like Byblos, Villa delle Rose and Peter Pan, Prince and Pascià, the international discos Cocoricò, Baia Imperiale and the latin club Palacio de la Salsa, to the trendy clubs closed to the beach, situated in the area called Marano: Cocoricò Beach Club, Moijto Beach, Operà, Sbronzo Beach Club, Palma Beach Club, El Mexicali.
Bollicine Dancing Club (via Torino, 32 - tel. + 39 0541 602406 - 339 1289021) is popular among those who love live music, ballroom dance, slow dance, latin dance, 70/80/90's group dance; La Mulata is a Brasilian restaurant with music and entertainment providing bachelor and bachelorette parties too, nona is a restaurant on the beach promoting special evenings with different music genres and live concert. At Flamingo Beach Riccione happy hour from sunset.
The name (in local pronunciation Arcaton) comes from the Greek and Byzantine occupation dated back to the sixth century AD: "Archeion" is the name of a plant, the burr, which still grows spontaneously in some areas of the beach now occupied by the bathing establishments but which was once abundant on the desert shore of Riccione.