Bali's Best Shopping Streets and Areas
For those new to Bali or even an experienced traveler navigating the streets of Bali can be somewhat of a challenge. With many small lane-ways, side streets and 1 way areas finding the best streets lines with shops can be a challenge.
Additionally areas of Bali are broken into a somewhat division of the class and type of items that shops will sell. Therefore 1 area may have many fabric, another wood, another sculpture, another boutiques, and another markets.
Therefore it is important to know what you are looking for and then go to the specific area where you will find many of the same stores side by side. This can be great to compare the offerings.
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Bali's Best Shopping Streets and Areas
Location: Jalan Pantai Kuta / Jalan Bakung Sari / Jalan Ciung Wanara
This is perhaps the most recognizable areas of Bali the intersection of several main streets in Kuta. The street has a number of international fashion outlets, restaurants, and department stores. There are also many smaller shops and market stalls surrounding this area providing you with a great range of shopping options.
Location: Poppies Lane I or 2, Jl. Pantai Kuta, Kuta, Badung, Bali
Poppies 1 and Poppies 2 are two of the busiest small lanes within Bali. Packed with restaurants, market shops, surf shops, clothing boutiques, souvenirs, leather stores, tailors and many other small stores selling almost everything you can imagine. There is both set price shops and shops where you will need to barter to get a good deal.
Location: Jl. Legian, Legian, Badung Regency, Bali
Jalan Legian stretches from the Bars and Clubs of Kuta to the higher end boutiques of Seminyak with many side streets such as poppies lane. You will find a very mixed selection here of International retailers to your typical small souvenir shops, money exchanges, commercial shops and restaurants and bars scattered in-between.
Location: Jl. Sahadewa, Legian, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Located between Jalan Padma and Jalan Melasti where the Merthanadi Art markets are this is a favourite stop of many a tourist. The street lined with shopping options of clothing, shoes, bags, leather goods, tailors, CD shops, arts & crafts and much more. Intermingled with these are restaurants, bars, and a usual mix of stores.
Location: Jalan Raya Seminyak / Jalan Basangkasa, Seminyak, Badung, Bali
Jalan Seminyak / Basangkasa extends from Jalan Legian / Double Six to the end of the road where Kayu Aya, Jl Kerobokan & Sunset intersect. Here you will start to find the mid to high end boutique stores selling clothing, accessories, shoes, leather goods, crafts, home-wares, and more mixed with bars and restaurants.
Jalan Kayu Aya to Jalan Pettitenget
Location: Jl. Kayu Aya, Seminyak, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Jalan Kayu Aya starts after turning left from Jl. Seminyak. Here are high end boutiques selling fashion and accessories mixed with great quality restaurants and cafes. This road also leads you to Seminyak Village Shopping Centre, Seminyak Square, and The Flea Market all additional shopping areas within Seminyak.
Sanur Jl Danau Tamblingan & Jl Cemara
Sanur while not overly known for shopping has a number of boutiques in Jalan Danau Tamblingan which continues through the roundabout to Jalan Cemara where there is a large number of market type stalls. These market stalls sell typical Balinese arts and crafts, clothing, souvenirs, paintings and various other items.
Ubud - Jl Monkey Forest to Jl Raya Ubud
Ubud is known as an area of arts, culture and spirituality within Bali. It is here you will find the famous Ubud Art Markets, Royal Palace, many fashion boutiques, small traditional stores, and international retailers. There is a focus in Ubud on earthy textiles and traditionally spiritually harmonious retail so you will find much of this.