Ho Chi Minh has a relatively small gay scene compared with other regional Asian cities. We list the main gay-friendly venues.
11-13 Lam Son Square, Tel.(+84) 9 8809 9511
bar, music, dancing (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐) Updated: 01-15-2013
Quite possibly the best party night for gay travellers in Ho Chi Minh City. This popular monthly event is held at various venues and attracts a young, trendy and fun-loving gay/lesbian/straight crowd. Check Bitch’s website for date of next event.
101 Sunong Nguyet Anh Street, Tel.(+84) 9 3809 2435
bar (酒吧) Updated: 01-15-2013
Ho Chi Minh’s lounge bar that attracts a young, trendy mixed crowd. GQ Club is particularly popular on Friday and Saturday nights.
129 Cong Quynh Street, Tel.(+84) 8 3832 4589
bar, music, live music, bedroom, restaurant, internet access, free wi-fi (酒吧, 音乐, 现场音乐, 卧室, 餐厅, 网际, 免费无线上网) Updated: 03-11-2013
Gay-friendly bar, restaurant and guesthouse in Ho Chi Minh City. God Mother serves both Asian and Western food. DJ plays in the evening. Occasional special events featuring live music shows. Also offers rooms for rent. Free WiFi.
129A Nguyen Hue
bar, music, gogo show (酒吧, 音乐, 性感秀) Updated: 01-15-2013
New gay lounge bar in Saigon! Mecca is a well-designed club featuring international DJs spinning various sounds. Attractive go-go dancers with regular special events. Drinks are on the pricey side, but there is no cover charge. Gets busy at the weekend.
59/10A Pham Viet Chanh, District 1,, Tel.+84.8.22123688. (Mobile) 0999101979
weekday - 10:00 - 23:00, weekend - 10:00 - 23:00
massage, spa (按摩, 温泉) Updated: 04-15-2013
Currently closed for renovation, but will be reopening on the 25th April 2013. The classical Greek/Roman-styled Men Spa offers a wide range of highly professional male grooming and body pampering services including facials, foot and body massages, a steam room and sauna.
33 Hoang Dieu Str, Ward 10, District Phu Nhuan, Tel.+84.8.22123688
weekday - 10:00 - 22:30, weekend - 10:00 - 22:30
internet access, massage, sauna, sun terrace, relaxing cabins, spa, free wi-fi (网际, 按摩, 桑拿, 太阳浴, 放松舱, 温泉, 免费无线上网) Updated: 04-15-2013
Exclusively male spa located in Hoang Dieu Street in Phu Nhuan District (near the Airport). VHM offers a wide range of treatments and services including body scrubs, body whitening baths, hot stone massages, body acupuncture therapy and facial treatments. Facilities include free WiFi, a steam room, sauna, sun terrace and spa treatment rooms. Staff speak some English, although not entirely fluently.
43R/21 Hồ Văn Huê -Phường 9 -Quận Phú Nhuận, Tel.(+84) 9 8594 4238
massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, relaxing cabins (按摩, 桑拿, 温泉池, 放松舱) Updated: 03-17-2013
Exclusively male spa that offers a range of massages and facial. Additional facilities include a sauna, steam bath and jacuzzi. Website is not working (as at January 15, 2013). Reported closed 17th March 2013.
12/29/1 Highway 13, Hiep Binh Chanh Ward, Thu Duc district, Tel.(+84) 8 3726 8028
weekday - 12:00 - 23:00, weekend - 12:00 - 23:00
music, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, dark room, spa, free wi-fi (音乐, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 温泉池, 暗室, 温泉, 免费无线上网) Updated: 01-13-2013
Exclusively gay sauna and spa (one of the best in Vietnam) offering massages, body scrubs, facials and haircuts. Nadam has well-maintained facilities which include a steam room and large jacuzzi, but there are no private cabins. Massage service and free WiFi available. A café/bar serves drinks and light snacks. Nadam’s nice atmosphere, clean facilities and friendly staff make it a popular destination for locals as well as visitors. Gets very busy on the weekend.
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