Shopping in Nha Trang is one of the best ways to immerse yourself in the local culture during your Vietnam holiday. Offering a laidback experience, Nha Trang is filled with humble-looking shops and local supermarkets where vendors sell a wide array of local produce, handicrafts, clothing, and jewellery. While goods here are sold at relatively low prices, you can still exercise your bargaining skills to get better deals. Nha Trang’s street markets are also vibrant and fascinating places to enjoy a day of retail therapy. Packed with marketgoers as early as 04:00, you can find a variety of seafood freshly caught from the sea. As Vietnam’s most popular coastal towns, dried delicacies such as seaweed, shrimp, and squid are must-buys in Nha Trang. Read on to discover our list of the top places to shop in Nha Trang.
Mui Ne and Phan Thiet’s shopping scene comprises mostly boutique outlets selling handicrafts such as embroidery, paintings, lacquerware, blankets, scarves, handbags and ceramics. Many are done up in ancient Cham style, making them unique gifts for loved ones back home. Open from dawn onwards, the local markets are must-visits for travellers looking to experience the local lifestyle, stock up on fresh fruit and vegetables, and sample Vietnamese dishes such as fish pho, banh xeo, and spring rolls. Offering a more relaxed shopping experience, read on to discover where to shop and what to buy in Mui Ne and Phan Thiet.