Vietnam is a country blessed with stunning coastlines, and Nha Trang is among the cities with gorgeous beaches in the country. Whether you’re a history buff, a nature lover, or simply a leisure traveler, Nha Trang has everything to offer. And when the sun sets on Nha Trang’s skyline, a whole much more glamorous side of the city appears, welcoming travelers to relish Nha Trang nightlife.
It is beyond dispute that the most fun you can have in Nha Trang is dancing the night away. Despite being a coastal city and surrounded by lush nature, there is no scarcity of night entertainment in Nha Trang. The choices range from hippie neighborhoods with cheap beers and local snacks to classy themed bars and clubs for more extravagant parties. Whatever you’re looking for for a night out partying, Nha Trang can satisfy all your needs to the fullest.
Some bars and clubs in Nha Trang you can check out:
Sailing Club Nha Trang
Highlights: outdoor bar, magnificent coastal view, an extensive list of foods and drinks, lovely live music, and frequent themed party
Price: from VND 100,000/drink
Sailing Club Nha Trang serves as both a restaurant and a superb open-air bar
Skylight Rooftop Beach Club
Highlights: panoramic view of Nha Trang, VIP packages, rooftop swimming pool
Price: VND 100,000 entrance fee (1 free drink included)
Nothing beats flamboyant parties with a breathtaking view of Nha Trang
Killed Kenny Sports Bar
Highlights: not so mainstream yet cozy, backpackers-friendly, great for watching sports and televised events, draft beer and fine cocktails
Address: 14 Hung Vuong Street, Nha Trang City
Price: VND 50,000/drink
After a day of indulging in tourist activities, spending your Nha Trang nightlife with the locals can be quite an enriching experience for your adventures in Nha Trang. As part of the most prominent coastlines in Vietnam, the city has a long history and deep-rooted culture tied to marine life, which you can observe first-hand when participating in the local activities.
Nha Trang Night Market consists of 4 areas catering to all your needs for a fulfilling night out shopping: Walking Street and Night Market at 46 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang Market between Tran Quang Khai and Tue Tinh Street, Yasaka 9 Market on Tran Phu Street, Tropicana Shopping of Hai Yen Hotel. The merchandise here includes Nha Trang traditional food and snacks, souvenirs, cheap clothes, and accessories. Try shopping like a local for a night and sharpen your bargaining skills when shopping at a local market.
Bustling and festive, Nha Trang night market is a small yet amazing spot to enjoy Nha Trang nightlife
For a more cultural-enriching experience, book a show at the water puppet theater to spend your night in Nha Trang. Water puppetry is a Vietnamese art dated back to the 11th century, and today it is deemed as Vietnam’s invaluable intangible heritage. Have a sneak-peek into the country’s past irrigation life through live performances of hand-crafted puppets dancing above the water surface.
Address: 46 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang City
A water puppet show is a glimpse into Vietnam’s thousand-year-old culture and art
Food is a crucial part of Asian cultures and Vietnam is no exception, meaning you can learn about Nha Trang vibrant cultures while having a tasty feast. What even more exciting is that Nha Trang has no shortage of fresh and cheap seafood to serve seafood lovers.
Don’t know how to start your culinary journey in Nha Trang? We’d recommend you to join a food tour, in which a professional local tour guide can walk you through Nha Trang’s most exquisite dishes and explore little-known eateries in the city.
Nha Trang’s cuisine is a mix of central Vietnam and coastal regions’ cuisines
In addition to fishing trips where you can rent a boat with a local angler, night squid fishing is a much more extraordinary activity. Squid fishing must be taken place from around dawn till nighttime, as it is when the squids are most active.
You can enjoy the beautiful tangerine hues of the sun setting on Nha Trang’s sea while fishing, and after that, dine on the fishing boat with the squids you’ve caught. There are many tour packages available in Nha Trang for you to play the local fisherman role, ranging from VND 300,000 - VND 500,000 depending on the group sizes and tour inclusions.
Squid fishing with local fishermen
In case you’re looking for a fun-filing date or a bonding family night in Nha Trang, make your way to Vinpearl Land. Apart from the multitude of amusement games and activities at the venue, the water show is the most expected performance with the world-class amphitheater of water, laser, and music.
Note that due to the current situation of COVID-10, the theater is now temporarily closed.
Entrance fee: VND 880,000 (full-package)
Nha Trang undoubtedly has no shortage of nighttime excitement. After spending the day soaking in the sun and beach waves, you can either double up the fun at a bar or relax and immerse yourself in the authentic local lifestyle. Excited for more activities in Nha Trang? Let us know in the comments below.
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