When the business and financial district close for the day Macau bursts into life once again. Macau offers a thriving nightlife for business executives to loosen their ties, and relax after a tiring day. The city offers plenty of bars; shops and restaurants; as well as casinos open all night long.
If you are looking for bars and pubs, you will find a great number of them along the Avenida Sun Yat Sen close to the Kum Iam Statue and the Cultural Centre. With its picturesque location, facing the Outer Harbour and Pearl River , you can enjoy the music and the wine while watching the boats gliding by. There are also some popular pubs on Taipa Island , opposite the Macau Jockey Club, with a casual ambiance which will make visitors feel at home. On Coloane, you can drink under the stars on the terrace of the Pousada de Coloane or sip a glass of Port in the Westin Resort.
For the most popular trendy discos in town head for NAPE and Avenida do Infante D. Henrique. Here the music is modern with some local touches: international pop sung in Cantonese, Mandarin, Thai or Japanese.
If you are fond of shopping Macau has something for everyone. You can buy variety of items including jewellery (particularly 24-carat gold), cameras, porcelain, electronic items, mobile phones, watches, cashmere sweaters and silk clothing are available at very reasonable prices. Luxury items are cheaper here than in other cities in the region.
Senado Square is the location of one of the newest municipal markets. On Avenida Almeida Ribeiro and the narrow streets leading off the main square you wi ll find a wealth of inexpensively priced goods of all kinds. Avenida Horta e Costa is a long shopping street that begins at the Red Market and extends as far as the Flora Gardens beneath Guia Hill. The avenue has several up-market shops specializing in, among other things, clothing and shoes, electronic items and cameras. But the best bargains are found in the streets surrounding the avenue.
The historic "Three Lamps" (Rotunda Carlos da Maia) and surrounding narrow streets are full of tiny shops selling many kinds of goods at bargain prices. The Taipa flea market is a great place to buy traditional crafts, & souvenirs, food & beverages, branded items, & toys.