Luxtripper Travel Editor
Dubai has an unexpected and unique nightlife scene for an oasis in the desert. After the sun sets, there are plenty of late-night events to choose from. The city has a large choice of bars and nightclubs to be enjoyed, including some of the most elite in the world, but Dubai’s nightlife doesn’t end here. Along JBR’s The Walk, for instance, there are quality restaurants, art exhibits, designer shops and rows of tents and friendly locals. Numerous bazaars and malls open until 2am such as The Ramadan Night Market, which can be found at Dubai World Trade Centre with market finds from fashion, to electronics, and a traditional mix of local. For something different, try the dreamlike experience of Full Moon Horseback Riding at Mushrif Equestrian Centre. Every month, they offer night horse-riding activities during the 3 days of full moon.
With countless world-renowned bars, showrooms, nightclubs and casinos, the nightlife in Las Vegas is truly unrivalled. They city’s glamorous casinos draw crowds from around the world but there’s much more to do in Vegas than just gamble. Top chefs prepare global foods in modern restaurants, fashion-forward shops are open for late night buyers to spend their winnings, and art galleries and stylish clubs are available for exciting night-time experiences. Las Vegas nightclubs have reached legendary status and are among the most exclusive in the world. The dance floors are expansive and the drinks are appealing, served in unique and innovative venues such as Tryst at Wynn Las Vegas which offers events under the night sky and the Voodoo Lounge at Rio which provides entertainment at the top of their highest tower.
Once synonymous with partying, Hong Kong is becoming more tailored towards offering more dining opportunities. Lively Hong Kong still knows how to party, of course, but recently there has been an increase in the number of wine bars and live-music venues which cater to a more diverse and discriminating traveller. In the west, Wan Chai offers energetic, respectable bars, while Queen’s Road East is becoming known for its high-end restaurants and sophisticated bars. For those who aren’t afraid to perform, a thriving karaoke bar scene exists throughout the city. Other must-try activities include evening horse racing as well as exciting evenings at the more than 27 casinos in Macau. A night cruise of the harbour provides a wonderful meal, classy atmosphere plus a uninterrupted view of the nightly Symphony of Lights.
Nightlife in Bangkok has progressed over the years, with the focus now determinedly on classy rooftop bars and hip cocktail bars. Bangkok has a lot to offer in terms of night-time entertainment, with new live music venues and restaurants that offer the chance to grab some first-rate food, enjoy a cocktail and listen to a home-grown band sing cover songs. Bangkok also has a remarkable selection of places to enjoy live Jazz music as it is becoming very popular in the city. Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa is one of the most thrilling live music scenes in Bangkok, welcoming some of Bangkok’s best blues, salsa and soul bands to their dedicated stage, and serving tempting food against the gorgeous backdrop of the Chao Phraya River.
Without a doubt, Ibiza is renowned as the world’s capital city of fun. Here you will discover the best nightlife clubs from DJs from all over the world but there are many more choices of activity available. An evening out on the island can include exclusive restaurants, high-status events and wall-to-wall designer shopping. There are many amazing restaurants to be found across the island from exclusive brasseries to cellar restaurants, pizzerias and traditional tapas bars with enchanting night time views and freshly caught seafood. Ibiza is also home to some of the world’s most famous bars, as well as the quaint locales characteristic all over Spain, where exotic ice-cold cocktails can be discovered on a warm summer’s night out.