Nha Trang is a tourism city that attracts a great number of travelers and expats every year beside Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Da Nang. Used to be lack of modern shopping mall in the center but now Nha Trang actively developing and witnessed a fast-growing in facilities. Generally, here are the most popular shopping centers in Nha Trang for locals and expats to have nice goods. Let’s take a closer look at each place.
1. Nha Trang Center
The first accommodation all the tourists can never forget when visit Nha Trang is Nha Trang Center. It is an excellent mall to explore for those who are not familiar with the city and the local cuisine. Prices are slightly higher than in the rest of the city, of course, but it worth money here because is very easy to find and choose high-quality goods.
Just a hundred meters away from the sea. Nha Trang Center offers various selection of goods, dishes and entertainments. On the first floor, there are a lot of natural material products. Also, there are small departments with goods made out of genuine leather here. In addition, you can find from kids clothing to underwear, as well as lingerie.
The second floor includes a supermarket called Citimart. People come here to buy food if they prefer to have a snack and soft drinks. Also, there is a kids playground where you can leave children under professional staff supervision while you go shopping (the price starts from about $4).
The third floor has a Platinum Cineplex cinema, they play movies in English (Vietnam locals prefer to watch movies in the language of origin, with subtitles). There is a food court on the third floor of the Mall where offers many convenient seats by the window with a magnificent sea view for free.
And another benefit here is the most expensive and prestigious gyms in the city called California. You can get more information about it on the Internet and register to be a member for a short training.
2. Big C
Big C mall is one of the biggest hypermarkets in Nha Trang. Inside the supermarket, you can find many departments with clothing and small fast-food cafes (on the ground floor). There is a big playing yard for kids outside the building.
Big C is situated about a ten- minute drive from the city center. It won’t be very difficult to get there for those who are already familiar with the local streets layout. In addition, there is bus #1 from the center to the Big C, which for a completely ridiculous cheap price will take you there (around 5 km).
In general, this mall is suitable for shopaholics, and for those who want to eat and stock up on food. The low prices will absolutely amaze you! In most cases, you can save a lot, after all.
3. Lotte Mart
Lotte Mart is the newest mall to open its doors to guests in the summer of 2016. This is a huge and spacious building with two spacious floors.
As a Korean supermarket, Lotte Mart is modern, bright and full of its country’s exported goods. The ground floor is mainly occupied by grocery stores; there are some attractive cafes here too. There is an infinite number of ingredients for them to choose out of. And the kids’ playground with a virtual reality helmet is also an advantage.
The ground floor presents all the possible produce, exotic fruits and vegetables. Many locals are shopping for groceries here as Lotte Mart boasts lower prices than other city malls.
The first floor of Lotte Mart offers a variety of selection for cosmetics, alcohol, souvenirs – there is everything that tourists or local people might need.
This is the shopping center most tourists prefer. Four levels, a large area of premises and a cozy atmosphere attract more and more visitors every day. Prices are around 10 percent lower compared to Nha Trang Center.
The ground floor comprises a convenient and modern supermarket where you can buy every type of food.
The first floor will suitable for those who would like to wander around the departments with clothes and buy different things. On the second floor, there is a variety of souvenirs and children’s clothing.
The third floor includes cafeterias and entertainment centers, this is where the second movie theater of Nha Trang called Lotte Cinema is located. You can spend a great time with family or friends, eat and chat, discover a small game park and have a lot of fun here.
5. Coop Mart
Located on number 2 Le Hong Phong, the mall is easier to visit by catching taxi or ride a bike. This shopping center is commonly believed to be for the local residents mostly. And prices on many things are lower here compared to tourists’ popular places.
The ground floor, as usually, is reserved for a supermarket which supplies daily needs such as vegetables, eggs, milk, frozen commodities,… The first floor will please you with an abundance of kid’s clothes and extra supermarket departments. As for the prices, this is a very budget friendly place which attracts many people who live here.
On the second floor you can have a snack and have fun in the game center. You can feel the city life of Nha Trang’s local citizens during Coop Mart visiting.
The final supermarket is pretty big. Although, there are almost no tourists or travelers make their way to, but it totally deserves to be mentioned as it has a lot of things that you will not be able to find in the previous shopping centers, for example stuff like ostrich meat or a large chunk of cheese.
This mall is located much further than other places, so, it means it is practically mostly a locals’ place for shopping. However, for those who want to buy the house’s equipment and basic furniture, this supermarket can well-offer those.
Have a perfect shopping experience in the Nha Trang shopping outlets is not difficult than it used to be. Every one of them offers all types of quality produce, clothing, electronics, accessories and jewelry in abundance.
Most of the shopping centers can be visited within walking distance. You can get there by foot or taxi for buying necessary goods.