Ubud Shopping Tours

Shopping in Ubud is an experience as vibrant as the panoramic scenery of this beautiful town. The best part of this place is the beautiful vistas its markets are surrounded with—rice fields, temples, hilly slopes, and nature in abundance. But that’s not all. Ubud shopping areas display quite a range of attractive paraphernalia - souvenirs, clothes, home decor items, accessories, skincare and whatnot. For those planning a Bali trip, exploring Ubud's markets should definitely be on the itinerary. Check out Bali honeymoon packages from India to make the most of your visit!

You will also find invaluable items that you would never want to part with. Visit the Prapen Jewellery Shop if you love gold and silver jewellery. This top-class store is located in the Gianyar Regency and is popular among tourists as well as locals for its luxe items. You can also check out the Ubud Art Market if you are looking for vibrant sarong dresses, skin-care products, handbags, and accessories. And if you want to buy incense sticks, candles, hand-painted kites, traditionally patterned batiks, eco-friendly bags, and clutches during your Bali tour, visit the Sukawati art market. Other than these, Dinata shop is famous for souvenirs and precious gifts.

The popular shop features antique items that come with a story of their own. You can also buy some authentic artefacts of Balinese culture at the Ewa Oceanic Art Gallery. This place features exotic masks, mystical handicrafts and other enigmatic carvings and tools for you to explore. If you want to buy some local handicrafts and traditional textiles, check out The Emporium, a boutique art gallery selling everything from clothes to home décor. Colourful fabrics, tablecloths, napkins, kitchenware and wood carvings, you will find everything here featuring boutique art galleries to street markets, this Ubud shopping guide is the perfect starting point for fashionistas and shopping lovers.

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Which are the best markets for shopping in Ubud?

The best markets to shop in Ubud are-

Ubud Art Market – One of the most popular shopping spots in Ubud, this market showcases products brought down from the nearby villages to provide the locals with a decent living.

Timings – 6 AM to 6 PM

What to Buy – Silk scarves, kites, handbags, baskets, hats, shirts, handicrafts, souvenirs, Balinese-style paintings, Moroccan-styled oil lamps, brass Buddha statues, bohemian skirts, etc.

Sukawati Art Market – Popularly known as ‘Pasar Seni Sukawati,’ this two-story market was established back in the 1980s. Located 20 km northeast of Kuta, this market is inexpensive and a huge market destination for travellers.

Timings – 6 AM to 6 PM

What to Buy – Framed paintings, traditionally woven textiles, handmade bags, household items, sarong dresses, etc.

Guwang Art Market – A traditional market located at a little distance from Sukawati Art Market, Guwang Art Market is an alternative shopping destination for people who want to avoid big crowds. The place is also home to various cafes and art galleries.

Timings – 8 AM to 7 PM

What to Buy – Cotton shirts, beachwear, Balinese handicrafts, wooden carvings, sandals, etc.

Ubud Souvenir Market – Located in the heart of Ubud, it’s a nice little flea market where you can buy stuff at 50% lower price than the original. 

Timings – 7 AM to 7 PM

What to Buy –‘Pohan Barang,’ which is a kind of wooden craft, bead crafts, jeweller, aroma oil, natural soaps, gamelan ball, etc.

Ubud Organic Market –It’s a collective of farmers and small businesses that run an organic market on Saturdays in two different regions of Ubud.

Timings – 9 AM to 2 PM (Saturdays only)

What to Buy – Chemical-free vegetables, fruits, Bali coffee, nuts, eggs, tofu, herbs and tea, incense, skin-care products, and many other things. 

Sayan Night Market – This market will take you closer to Balinese culture, music, and art. Apart from the great shopping experience, this night market also provides for delicious Balinese food.

Timings – 6 AM to 11 PM

What to Buy –Fruits, vegetables, jewellery, fabrics, sarongs, batik shirts, clothes, bags, wooden work, etc.

What are the best places to shop in Ubud?

The best places to shop in Ubud are –

Jalan Raya Ubud Shopping Street

It’s one of the main streets of Ubud, and thus, quite famous amongst the visitors. It is also the cultural and artistic hub of Bali. The market stretches for 2 km, from Jalan Raya Campuhan till Jalan Raya Andong. It is a mix of fashion, artworks, heritage textiles, and innovative souvenirs.

Things to Buy –Heritage items from Java, Bali and East Nusa Tenggara Islands, handmade lace clothes, local and international labels of clothing, batiks, and beach sarongs. 

Timings – 7 AM to 10 PM

Threads of Life

The main purpose of this store is to promote sustainable trade culture and alleviate poverty in the rural areas of Indonesia. A rare textile treasure in Ubud, this shop offers only high-quality handmade pieces of art and other such merchandise. This is one store you must visit while shopping in Ubud.

Things to Buy—Balinese Ikat, naturally-dyed motifs, silken socket, traditionally rich textiles, and other intricate handmade souvenirs.

Timings – 10 AM to 7 PM

Celuk Village Gold and Silver Centre

Located at a distance of 4 km from Sukawati, Celuk is also referred to as the ‘golden pentacle of artisans and craftsmen.’ If your Ubud shopping list comprises of buying silver and gold jewellery, then head over to this centre. The items of gold and silver are quite classy in appearance and quality. No wonder, it’s called the hub of major goldsmiths and silversmiths. 

Things to Buy – Gold and silver rings, bracelets, earrings, studs, broaches, and many other Balinese ornaments. 

Timings –8 AM to 4 PM (Weekdays)

Tegallalang Handicrafts Centre

Surrounded by alluring views of rice terraces and lush green hills, Tegallalang Handicrafts Centre is one of the top places for shopping in Ubud. Famous for its unique arts and crafts collection, this centre is home to the longest rows of art shops in the world.

Things to Buy –Furniture, Balinese curious, ornaments, jewellery, bandanas, shells, wood, stones, pearls, beads, and raisins, amongst many other things.

Timings –10 AM to 5 PM

What is famous in Ubud for shopping?

Some of the top things to include in your Ubud shopping list range from intricately designed wooden scriptures; hand-woven clothing such as scarves, dresses, shirts; aromatherapy products like incense sticks, candles, soaps, shampoos, skin-care products; sarong dresses; handicrafts; paintings; gold and silver jewellery and other things.

Some of the must-buy things when shopping in Ubud arehandmade Dupa, Balinese ceramics, organic beauty products, Batik fabrics, Kopi Luwak coffee and chocolates. 

Is Ubud expensive for shopping?

Your Ubud shopping experience would cost you less than expected, in comparison to the rest of Bali. However, the hand-made material, such as jewellery, paintings, and art sculptures are churned out of a lot of hard work, and thus, cost more than other materials.

When it comes to buying things such as soaps, incense sticks, shampoos, dresses, shirts, bags, wallets, and organic products, they shouldn’t cost you more than INR 7,000.

What is Ubud best known for?

Ubud is best known for its scenic views, delicious food, beautiful temples, royal palaces, ancient caves and shrines, rambling waterfalls, incredible shopping streets, amongst many other things.

Apart from shopping in Ubud, you must visit the top Ubud places such as Goa Gajah Elephant Cave, Ubud Monkey Forest, Ubud Royal Palace, Campuhan Ridge Walk, Blanco Renaissance Museum, Sarawati Temple, and Tegenungan Waterfall. Also, stop by at Coffee Studio Seniman. A lavish dinner at Locavore should also be on your list. Their popular dishes include lip-smacking catfish and/or pork shoulder. 

What should I take as a souvenir from Ubud?

When it comes to shopping good and souvenirs in Ubud, the list is endless. Pie Susu, the beloved Balinese dish is quite popular as a take-back-home item amongst visitors.

Some other souvenirs include Batik fabrics, a local pastry called Pia Legong, wooden boxes, Indonesian wine and Ark, Balinese Kebaya, Kintamani Coffee, Bali Helmets, and Chez Monique jewellery. 

Which Shops in Ubud are open at Night?

There are a few shops opened at night for shopping in Ubud. The most popular amongst them is Sayan Night Market or Ubud Art Market. If you are looking for a late-night hangout or inexpensive dinner apart from shopping, then this is the place for you.

From bags, wallets, art pieces, dresses, glares, jewellery to shoes, sandals, skin and hair products, etc, you will find everything in this market. Many people just go to this market at night to enjoy the warm and friendly environment that it creates. 

Is Ubud good for shopping?

Shopping in Ubud will be one of the most memorable experiences of your trip. The place is known for shopping.

There are countless shopping spots in this little town. Some of the best places to go for shopping in Ubud include Ubud Art Market, Sukawati Art Market, Guwang Art Market, Jalan Raya Ubud Shopping Street, Batubalan, Celuk, Tegallalang, and Ubud Monkey Forest Road.

Apart from shopping what other activities can be done in Ubud?

Apart from shopping, there are countless other activities to do in Ubud. Some of them are-

Hiking - The most popular place to go for an easy hike is the ancient Goa Gajah, also known as Elephanta Caves. Its enriching history, when fused with the incredible views of lush green hills and meandering streams, imbibes your soul with pure energy. Your hike starts from Monkey Forest and will finish at Ubud Market. Campuhan Ridge, Kajeng Rice Fields, and Jalan Subak Sok Wayah are some more places for a good hike. 

Cycling Tour –Cycling alongside the beautiful rice terraces of Ubud is an experience one shouldn’t miss! There is no particular spot to have a cycling tour in Ubud, but some of the best trails include Monkey Forest Street to Raya Ubud Street, which offers views of rice fields and palm trees.

Temple Tour – Ubud is quite known for its pristine temples and shrines. Breathe in the spiritual vibes of Ubud temples, such as Besakih Temple, Goa Gajah, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, and Lempuyang Temple and embrace your spiritual side.

Spa Massage –If you’re in Ubud, then a spa must be on your list! One of the best places to get a spa is at the award-winning Maya Spa. It offers various categories of spa including Chocolate Body Mask, Balinese massage and Riverside Special Message. Choose the one that suits you the best and give your mind and body the peace they deserve.

Enjoying at Bali Swing –Surrounded by the cool breeze, panoramic views, and lush green hills, the Bali Swing in Ubud is one place you will regret missing. It swings at a height of approximately 33 feet to 256 feet and gives you the view of gushing waterfalls, mesmerizing landscapes, and beautiful temples.

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