Bang Rak nightlife features a laid-back and relaxed ambience and caters to travellers wanting a serene and peaceful nigh out rather than an all night bender. Most of the bars in Bang Rak sit lining the beach, providing jaw-dropping sunset views and a romantic atmosphere. Here are our picks for the best bars in Bang Rak, guaranteed to leave you filled with wanderlust.
1. Beach Asian Fusion Tapas Bar
With its beachfront location and an elaborate tapas menu, Beach Asian Fusion Tapas Bar seduces visitors over for a sunset cocktail or an ice cold beer. Once you’re there, you get to enjoy awesome vibes and regular live music performances. A favourite among expats living in the area, this trendy establishment is an excellent spot to chill out after a day spent on the beach.
2. Sunset by Angelina
A beautiful seafront restaurant and bar, Sunset by Angelina is a stylish modern venue serving outstanding signature cocktails in a gorgeous open-sided pavilion decorated with bamboo art and bright red cushions. The venue serves eclectic French and Thai cuisine for those feeling a bit peckish and wanting to turn their relaxed evening at Angelina’s into a scenic dinner.
3. Bangrak Beach Club
Perched on the shoreline, Bangrak Beach Club invites visitors to soak in the club’s swimming pool, savour craft cocktails, listen to chilled out hits and take advantage of their tempting happy hours (from 5 pm to 7 pm). Catering to sports enthusiasts, Bangrak Beach Club provides a special sports corner with several large TV screens showing live sports. The club also houses a professional pool table.
4. Dreamers Beach Club
While away a relaxed evening at the upscale Dreamers Beach Club. Centrally located on Big Buddha beach, this stylish establishment serves delicious tropical cocktails, cool vibes and hosts amazing DJ sets. Treat yourself to delicious Western cuisine, swap stories by the swimming pool and enjoy the awesome ambience the venue provides. At Dreamers’, you really feel like you’re on holiday!
5. Boat Bar
Eye-catching and unusual, Boat Bar features a wooden boat in front of the venue, which is beautifully lit up once it gets dark. The bar itself is an open-air establishment with a few tables set right on the sand and a pool table hidden in the shade of palm trees. Grab an ice cold beer (or three), indulge in the sound of the crashing waves and chilled out tunes playing in the background and relax as you watch the sky turn a glowing turning shade of pink at sunset. Pure tropical bliss.