Borneo Nightlife

What to Do at Night in Borneo

Most trips to Borneo start out in the Malaysian state of Sabah. The friendly region is a blend of modernity and indigenous tradition and features a satisfactory nightlife scene – worth mentioning are the bars along the Waterfront Esplanade. Meanwhile Malaysia’s other easternmost state, Sarawak, has plenty of places for after-hours festivities – the capital, Kuching is the best quadrant for clubbing districts. In the meantime, Brunei, a tiny Sultanate located on the north coast of Borneo is an Islamic emirate, banned the sale and public consumption of liquor in 1991 so its after-dark scene is predictably uninteresting. In comparison Indonesia’s Kalimantan is a boisterous destination with plenty of drinking joints.

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Nightlife in Borneo by Areas

  • Sabah Nightlife

    Sabah Nightlife

    When the sun goes down in Sabah, start out at the Waterfront Esplanade along Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens – besides fine Read More»

  • Sarawak Nightlifes

    Sarawak Nightlifes

    Kuching is the best place for clubbing districts. A lively night scene awaits you after an evening meal in the capital - Read More»

  • Kalimantan Nightlife

    Kalimantan Nightlife

    In comparison to nearby Brunei, the nightlife scene in Kalimantan is a boisterous one despite being a part of the Read More»

  • Labuan Nightlife

    Labuan Nightlife

    Labuan’s duty-free status makes it seem a little bit like Las Vegas but it’s not as glitzy or as glamorous; in fact Read More»

  • Brunei Nightlife

    Brunei Nightlife

    A strictly Muslim nation, the nightlife scene in Brunei is stilted – since 1991 the sale and public consumption of Read More»

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