Shopping in Bali

There are many souvenir shops all over Bali. Many unusual shops are ready to serve you spend your time for shopping. Most hotels and resorts located in this shopping area that most tourists can go there with ease. There are also many art market where many of unique Balinese arts crafts are sold.

The goods on offer in the shops are diverse. From key chains and refrigerator magnets, t-shirts and shirts to paintings and engravings. There are also various kinds of jewelry such as bracelets and necklaces made from imitation to silver and gold. Even some of them offer a wide range of household items featuring original hand-carved Balinese.

Bali Shopping - Ubud
Bali Shopping – Ubud (Source : balipost.com)

You need to consider when shopping there is the ability to bargain. Traders in Bali like to negotiate the price. So you also must be good at estimating the price of a product.

If you feel the price offered is reasonable, then good for you do not have to waste time to bid price. Most of the population of the bali suffice their lives from trade. It’s good for you to be generous to their lives.

Here are some places to shop in Bali :

Kuta Beach

Discovery Shopping Mall, Kuta
Discovery Shopping Mall, Kuta (Source : bali-indonesia.com)

The ultimate destination for tourist visiting Bali. Many hotels and resorts to be here and as well as souvenir shops. The plenty of art shops in Kuta are selling various Balinese crafts. Bikini swimwear, surf wear, flip flops, surfboards and mountain wear are also offered here. Kuta also has Discovery Shopping Mall, a mall with a beachfront view, that houses international brands.

Legian Beach

Legian street
Legian street (Source : sbbalitours.com)

There are a lot of local boutiques and art shops in Legian and they are famous for traditional Balinese clothing, embroidered Indonesian outfits and even 60′s and 70′s style colorful hippie clothing. Apart from clothes it is also known for shoe shops and jewelry shops. It also has an art and handicraft market.

Nusa Dua Beach

Jeweled with a beautiful sandy white beach the dual island of Nusa Dua offers international shopping complex – The Bali Collection. It’s an outdoor mall that is a one-stop-shop for all. There are a range of Balinese art shops as well.

Seminyak Beach

Seminyak Square, Bali
Seminyak Square, Bali (Source : expedia.com.au)

Seminyak boasts about its new designer boutiques, unique furniture, handicrafts and contemporary artwork. It also is home for ultimate glamorous tropical collections featuring ethnic chic designs, divine beading, sequined silk, sheer chiffons, natural fabrics and strong deep colored attires perfect for the Bali’s tropical climate.

Sanur Beach

It houses stores, boutiques, antiquities, art shops and much more.

Ubud

It serves as the best destination for art lovers owing to its location that is centralized within art and craft communities of the neighboring villages. It has the Sukawati Art Market, one of the largest art markets in Bali, known for handicrafts and traditional handmade products. The market sells paintings, statues, traditional woven textiles, traditional kites, handmade bags, women’s accessories, shirts, sarongs and Balinese ceremonial items.

Thus, Bali offers innumerous shopping destinations where you shop and bargain for the most unique handiworks of the Balinese art culture take back home a memento of your Bali experience.

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