UBUD ART MARKET

LOCATION Jl. Raya Ubud No.35, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

MEAL FOR TWO Mon - Sun: 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

A traditional market replete with artistic souvenirs crafted by locals, the Ubud Art Market is a great place to buy keepsakes in Bali. Considering the fantastic bargains this place has to offer, you can take home wooden statues, bags, clothes and paintings. Located in the heart of the Ubud Village, this market is one of the most conspicuous aspects of the neighbourhood.

MONKEY FOREST ROAD

LOCATION Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia

Lined with fancy boutiques and pretty art stores, the Monkey Forest Road is yet another souvenir heaven in Bali. Local antiques, handicrafts, handmade soaps, fruit preserves, colourful sarongs and bed linens can be found in large numbers. Moreover, international brands aren’t that uncommon either. Expect to head back to your hotel with an overwhelming number of shopping bags.

JENGGALA

LOCATION Badung, Bali, Indonesia

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sun: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

An international glass and ceramics manufacturing company based in Bali, Jenggala is known for its intricate and creative designs. The showroom inside their Jimbaran headquarters allows visitors to buy beautiful cups, saucers, teapots and vases while enabling them to learn the art of pottery through frequent workshops. Fancy cutlery and linen is also up for grabs.

KUTA BEACHWALK

LOCATION Jl. Pantai Kuta, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sun: 10:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

A massive, contemporary shopping mall with luxury outlets like GAP, Versace, Mango, Tommy Hilfiger and Armani, the Kuta Beachwalk is a nice place to relax and indulge in some retail therapy after a tiring day of sightseeing. The food court has everything from Mexican and Japanese fare to Indonesian delicacies and dessert bars.

MAL BALI GALERIA

LOCATION Jl. By Pass I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Simpang Dewa Ruci, Kuta, Badung, Bali, 80361, Indonesia

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sun: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

A gigantic shopping complex with a theatrical central fountain, the Mal Bali Galeria is a shopper’s paradise with well-known luxury and budget brands like Cartier, Givenchy, The Body Shop and Marie Claire among several others. It is also home to a Cineplex and outlets like Starbucks and Coldstone Ice Cream.

SEMINYAK VILLAGE

LOCATION Jl. Kayu Jati No.8, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sun: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Yet another shopping mall in the heart of Bali, the Seminyak Village is a rather lavish address with its plush boutiques and spas. The many souvenir kiosks dotting the complex are home to great bargains and the rooftop terrace offers arresting views of the neighbourhood. Dining options are equally upscale.

BADUNG MARKET

LOCATION Jl. Gajah Mada, Denpasar, Indonesia

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sun: 5:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The largest market in Denpasar, the Badung traditional market is for those looking for fresh produce in the form of fruits, vegetables, meat, spices and flowers. A wonderful reflection of Balinese culture and a great place to interact with locals, the market opens in the early hours of the morning. You can bargain to your heart’s content.

CANDI KUNING MARKET

LOCATION Candikuning, Baturiti, Tabanan Regency, Bali, Indonesia

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sun: 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Yet another traditional market on the island, Candi Kuning is home to a plethora of tropical fruits, flowers and vegetables including mangoes, avocados, oranges, papayas, durian and roses in a variety of colours. Paintings and handicrafts are also up on display for tourists to purchase. Coffee lovers can take home some strong Balinese coffee powder.

SUKAWATI ART MARKET

LOCATION Jl. Raya Guwang, Gianyar

Handcrafted jewellery, wood carvings, antique furniture, paintings and fabrics are some of the best-selling products in this bustling market. Bargaining is a must here to get a good deal. This is indeed the best place to buy souvenirs.

BUKIT MUNGSU

LOCATION Candikuning

This is a traditional flea market that sells lots of fresh fruits and vegetables. This market is especially renowned for selling one of the world’s most expensive coffees, Kopi Luwak. Also, look for authentic spices here.

TEGALLALANG VILLAGE MARKET

LOCATION Tegallalang village

Amidst beautiful rice fields is this market put up by locals. Tegallalang village, popularly known as the ‘handicraft village’, is renowned for the softwood carvings with brightly painted animal and bird motifs that it produces.

KUTA ART MARKET

LOCATION Jl Legian Kuta Badung, Indonesia

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sun: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Located close to Kuta Beach, the famous Kuta Art Market is the best place to buy traditional Balinese handicraft items such as masks, paintings, antiques, fine art and carved sculptures. You also get a complete range of cool hippie merchandise. Clothes and shoes designed locally are reasonably priced here. Feel free to bargain but do exercise caution while you buy art items as there are lots of cheap imitations in this market.

DISCOVERY SHOPPING MALL

LOCATION Jl Kartika Plaza in Tuban in Kuta

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sun: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

This is a huge mall with many known international brands under one roof. It is well known for hosting a huge electronic market on the third floor. The beauty of this mall lies not only in shopping but also in its scenic location. You can enjoy excellent views of the ocean while shopping. There are many cafes and restaurants where you can relax after you are done indulging in retail therapy.  

KUTA SQUARE MARKET

LOCATION Jl Legian Kuta Badung, Indonesia

Kuta is a shopper’s paradise and is famously known as Asia’s fashion capital. Kuta Square has shops lined on both sides of the streets. When you proceed towards the northern end of the market, you will find high fashion shops and boutiques. These are fixed price shops showcasing international brands. You can even find good quality surf apparel and accessories here. Apart from these, there are also regular shops that sell clothes, shoes, bags, handicrafts and the likes.