What to Do at Night in Ha Long Bay

When not cruising Halong Bay, it may be a romantic idea to simply spend the evening at one of the waterfront venues.

The nightlife options in Halong Bay are minimal, but there are a few fun places to visit. It’s not difficult to spend a night to cherish in such a beautiful atmosphere.

Blue Note Bar

A well-known bar which also has Karaoke, they have a good list of drinks and stay open until very late.

  • Location: At Ward 1, Cat Ba Island.
  • Tel: +84 (031) 888967

Flightless Bird Cafe

Another popular destination for visitors is the Flightless Bird Cafe. Choose a seat on the second-floor balcony beginning at 18:30. It would be difficult to keep your eyes away from the stunning harbor view. This is a good place to share books and learn more about Halong Bay.

  • Location: On the main street of Cat Ba Island.
  • Tel: +84 031) 888517

Noble House

Noble House is a hotel with an excellent restaurant on the ground floor. On the second floor, there is a lovely bar with a pool table and board games.

  • Location: Centre of Cat Ba Island, next to the post office, across from the pier.
  • Tel: +84 (031) 888363


a) The best seasons to visit Halong Bay are spring and summer. Because of the murky seas, the sea is not very bright in the fall and winter. Summer days are brighter and temperatures will reach high levels. The place can be reached in the winter, but swimming is not permitted.

b) The People’s Committee of Quang Ninh Province has voted to suspend jet-ski services in Ha Long Bay in order to protect the world-renowned tourism destination from potential environmental contamination.