Shopping in Bali: Where to shop and What to buy

Bali– the gorgeous Indonesian island has so much to offer when it comes to shopping in Bali. It has its own fashion and style statement with impeccable authenticity. If you’re a shopaholic or a window shopper, Bali is the place. Whether you’re looking for edgy handicrafts or uber-chic designer threads, Bali is no less compared to any other fashion-forward city.

Usually, Shopping in Bali is considered to be underrated; but hey, we’re here to prove that wrong. Bali offers an unimaginably dazzling plethora of shopping options. Be it handcrafted hats, Gucci gowns or local produce chocolates, Bali definitely has something for everybody. From Ubud to Seminyak, every region in Bali has its own essence when it comes to shopping. This vacation, you’ll definitely have a lot of memories packed home, but do remember to check your baggage allowance, too!

If you want to know more about shopping in Bali, where to shop and what to shop for, read below.

  1. Buy Sexy Beach Wears at Quiksilver Boardriders Cafe and Drifter Surf Shop Cafe

    Bali is a place surrounded by beaches and surfing is one of the most popular water-sport in this gorgeous Island. Beach and surf wear are a must buy when in Bali, especially for people who love water sports, and women who love spending their day at the beaches accompanied by a book. Yes, stores like Rip Curl and Billabong and other boutiques have a wide range of beach and surf wears. From surfing boards to bikinis and board shorts, these shops would have everything you might be looking for. Rip Curl, Quiksilver Boardriders Cafe in Jalan Legian, Drifter Surf Shop Cafe in Seminyak, and Chilli Bali in Kuta are some of the renowned places to buy surf wear. Whereas, Bali Boatshed and Bistro St Tropez are good places to buy beachwear.

    Timings for Shopping in Bali for Beach Wear:

    Rip curl stays open from 10 AM to 10 PM. Most of these other stores remain open from 9 AM to 11 PM.

  2. Shop for Uber-Chic Designer Outfits at Mister Zimi, Magali Pascal and Leopold

    Girls, you heard us right. Let’s have some high-fashion conversation right now, and after this, you’d definitely want to dazzle the streets of Bali. If you are a person who fancies watches or designer threads, Bali is a great place to be at. They have a wide range of high-end fashion stores, including Gucci and Bulgari. If you visit the shopping malls, you could also experience the stores of a few Australian designers like Mister Zimi.  If you’re looking out for edgy kaftans and dreamy dresses you could try stores like Magali Pascal and Brazilian brand Uma and Leopold. You can easily shop for designer threads in Seminyak or Petitenget. Bali is known for its flamboyance and boho style; it’s time you give a visit to these fashion havens, try out some edgy, boho outfits and trust us, you’d look uber-chic!

    Timings for Shopping in Bali for Designer Outfits:

    While Uma and Leopold remain open on all days of the week from 10 AM to 8 PM, DFS Galleria stays open from 10 AM to 10 PM.

  3. Buy Delicious Chocolates and Kopi Luwak Coffee at Teba Sari plantation

    From organic dark and almond milk chocolates to Kopi Luwak coffee, Bali has a lot of local produce to offer. If you often preach ‘coffee is life’ or are a chocolate lover, there are no reasons why you shouldn’t think about stocking up these things when shopping in Bali. To relish some amazing coffee and delicious chocolates, visit Ubud’s Teba Sari plantation where you could shop for coffee beans, chocolates, and local herbs. Devour these chocolates with pure bliss as they are something to die for! So, on your next trip to Bali- chocolate and Kopi Luwak definitely needs to have a place on your shopping in Bali list.

    How much will you spend?

    A kilo of Kopi Luwak costs you around $100.

  4. Shop for some intricate Handicrafts In Ubud Market or at Souq or Mercredi.

    The Ubud Art Market, locally referred to as ‘Pasar Seni Ubud’ is famous as the most visited art market in Bali. The market forms one of Ubud’s central landmarks, located just across the main Jalan Raya Ubud road from the Puri Saren Royal Palace. This market has two parts, the east side is meant for the locals to shop for daily groceries and household items, while the art market consists of colorful silk scarves, tropical print shirts, handmade bags, straw hats et cetera. You could also find kites and many other hand-crafted items in the Ubud art market.

    Apart from Ubud Market, you could also try out markets like Sukuwati; if you’re close to Seminyak you can also try visiting places like Souq or Mercredi. All of these places are well known for handicrafts and traditional Balinese artifacts that are accentuated with intricate designs and embellishments. From vintage furniture to handmade terracotta you’ll find everything in these stores. These handicrafts are utmost essentials to buy when shopping in Bali if you plan to take the real slice of Bali to your home!

    When can I visit these markets?

    The art markets are open every day except on ‘Nyepi’ or the Saka New Year when the whole island literally shuts down for a whole day.

On your next trip to Bali, you should definitely have these shopping destinations on your checklist. We at Rizort love these destinations do you like it, too?

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