In the mood to sweat it out in a gay sauna or hook up in Madrid? Here’s our guide to the lively gay sauna, cruising and fetish scene in Spain's main city. And ‘capital’ is spot on, because Madrid is the king of the Spanish gay sauna, fetish and sex bar circuit: cruising is commonplace and open here. While the gay hub of Chueca boasts many of the gay fetish bar and clubs in Madrid, there’s also a strong scene in the Lavapiés neighborhood.
Gay cruise, sex bars and clubs in Madrid
The thriving fetish scene in Madrid offers up plenty of cruise and sex bars and clubs to check out. One of the most famous - and popular - is Strong Center: you can drink, dance and have fun over several zones. Attack, The Ring and Naked Bar are also popular gay cruising venues in Madrid. Lastly, Boyberry in Chueca is another must: it’s a gay bar, sex club and shop, and is always busy.
Gay saunas in Madrid
Ready to sweat? There are many gay saunas in Madrid. The Sauna Center is open 24 hours a day; Sauna Octopus is busy because it’s close to major bars and clubs, and sauna Paraíso - Madrid’s largest gay sauna - is another favorite.
Madrid gay fetish and cruising parties
When it comes to gay cruising and fetish parties, kinky Madrid men have a full calendar to choose from. Top of the list is Odarko, a regular gay fetish fiesta playing house and electro. Into the Tank, an occasional fetish party also attracts a masculine, up-for-it crowd, mixing dancing and sex. Finally, Sleazy Madrid, one of the most important global gay fetish and cruising festivals, also hits the capital every May.