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  • Bali, the island of forested mountains around possesses quite a number of serene and tranquil places to visit. According to those visited Bali, this island particularly hides a lot of things which make every visitor’s tour beyond imagination. One of the exhilarating activity people would like to never miss is shopping in Bali; each shop holds different handicrafts, both indigenous as well as international. Starting from clothes to food, the island extends a wide range of options to shoppers.

    The exhibition of many cultural, traditional and native items is extremely colourful, properly arranged and always you will get new good items from here. There are various local street markets, shopping malls, food courts etc that give you pleasure at its best. Ubud Art Market, Mal Bali Galleria, Sukawati Art market are a few of the most visited shopping corners of Bali.

    Here are the best places for shopping in Bali:

  • 01Kuta Beachwalk

    KutaBeachwalk is the newest addition to Kuta’s leisure alternatives. Occupying 3.7 hectares of land and a 250-meter street side near the end of JalanPantaiKuta, this remarkable complex stocks numerous shops, restaurants and entertainment facilities boasting international brands and franchises.

    The Beachwalk is a first for Bali, hostinga exclusive design that is to some extent a major departure from the typical mall.

    The Beachwalk complements the four-star Harris Resort Kuta Beach next door and the upcoming five-star Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort. Step into the Kuta Beach walk an easy stroll from the beach and get instant relief from the costal heat.


    Kuta Beach Walk is home to hundreds of luxury brands, dining options and restaurant franchises.

    Location: JalanPantaiKuta, Kuta

    Timings: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

  • 02Ubud Art Market

    The Ubud Art Market, locally referred to as 'PasarSeniUbud' is located opposite the thePuriSaren Royal Ubud Palace You will find this vibrant ethnic market open daily. Here you can find beautiful silk scarves, lightweight shirts, handmade woven bags, baskets or hats, statues, kites and many other hand-crafted goods. Most of the goods found at the Ubud Market are made in the neighboring villages of Pengosekan, Tegallalang, Payangan and Peliatan.

    The location of the Ubud Art Market which is centered among the art producing villages, and being just opposite the royal palace which is a center point to Ubud itself, make it a strategic shopping place for Balinese handicrafts and souvenirs.


    This market is must visit destination especially if you’re going to pick up authentic Balinese souvenirs.

    Location: Jalan Raya Ubud main road, opposite the PuriSarenUbud palace.

    Timings: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

  • 03Mal Bali Galeria

    Mal Bali Galeria is a large shopping complex centrally located at the SimpangDewaruci landmark and roundabout in Kuta. The sprawling shopping and entertainment complex boasts a ‘family mall’ concept, carrying a slogan of ‘enjoy, play, eat, shop’ making it the perfect one stop destination for a perfect family weekend at the mall. This mall has gained immense popularity as one of the favourites amongst locals and visitors.

     

    Apart from shopping and dining, Mal Bali Galeria is also a popular relaxation venue where different eventskeep popping up on its calendar of events. These mostly occur in its massive foyer referred to as the ‘dome’ with a stunning central fountain.

    Location: Jalan Bypass NgurahRai, SimpangDewaRuci, Kuta

    Timings: 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM 

  • 04Discovery Shopping Mall

    Discovery Shopping Mall is one among the biggest shopping malls in Bali and the second largest shopping hub in Kuta after KutaBeachwalk. Located strategically and conveniently one of  Kuta’s main roads, and boasts a beachside location with an amphitheatre on the sands of Kuta Beach.

    The sprawling three-storey mall houses numerous fashion and lifestyle outlets from famous national and international brands, as well as various food and beverage outlets from a host of cuisine choices and styles, from fine dining restaurants to franchise fast food outlets.


    Location: JalanKartika Plaza, Kuta                                     

    Timings : Sun - Thu 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Fri - Sat 10:00 AM  to 10:30 PM

  • 05Visit Sukawati Art Market

    If you are looking for a souvenir of your journey to Bali, Sukawati Art Market is the place for you. It is one of the most distinctive markets in Bali where you can find some of the unique and authentic Balinese artworks. This two story market offers a range of handicrafts, sculptures, paintings, artworks and other items crafted by the hands of skilled workers. The market is always busy with tourists and locals alike. The list doesn't end here, one can write a complete travel guide on Bali.



    You can find colourful fabric and clothing on different stalls on the ground floor. You can buy beautiful paintings and artworks, figurines of birds, animals and famous people, handmade decorative items and aromatherapy incenses and candles and several other items at a bargain price.

    Location: The Sukawati Art Market is located pretty near to Batubulan’s performing art centres along the Jalan Raya Sukawati main road. It is twenty kilometres away from Denpasar.

    Price: N/A 
  • 06Bali Collection

    Bali Collection is a lavish shopping, dining and entertainment complex set within the Bali Tourism Development Corporation’s (BTDC) Nusa Dua tourism enclave.

    The Bali Collection’s interior hosts a variety of uniqueshops and brands, from international and national luxury fashion brands, to exotic traditional handicraft and souvenir outlets. The exterior retains Balinese architectural features.

    Various restaurants and food chains also fill the space of Bali collection and to liven up the atmosphere  regular live performances from an acoustic trio and a Latin band fill the air with tunes and melodies.


    Location: Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) Complex, Nusa Dua

    Timings: 10: AM to 10:00 PM 

  • 07Celuk Village

    If you’re looking for incredibly handcrafted high quality gold and silver items boasting elaborate and intricate designs then Celuk Village is where you have to be. This is Bali’s major centre for goldsmiths and silversmiths. The main road of Jalan Raya Celuk is lined up with galleries and workshops.

    Almost all of the households in the village are homes to jeweller families and each Celuk villager possesses artistic skills in developing and executing intricate designs and varying patterns.

    You can visit this destination during the day and spend your day marveling at the process of designing elaborate items, learn the process and witness art in the making up close. You can also purchase the items directly from the  households.


    Right from beautiful jewelry, silver spoons, small curious and much more Celuk Village is your one stop shop for everything gold and silver.

    Location: Jalan Raya Celuk, Sukawati, Gianyar

  • 08Monkey Forest Road

    The route passing the famous sacred sanctuary home of the grey long-tailed macaques is what has been name “Monkey Forest Road”.

    From where Monkey Forest Road starts, rows of shops, boutiques and outlets throng its sides together with many guesthouses and hotels, restaurants and small day spas. Only a short distance further down, the forest sanctuary is located.

    Along Ubud Monkey Forest Road, there are numerous amounts of shops, some with clear signposts and some bearing only obscure objects and curios from behind single-glass displays. Most are art shops with selections of assorted handicrafts, antiques and alluring textiles from the authentic Balinese culture and tradition.


    Fashion, from men’s and women’s, to children’s wear can be found here. Along with international brands such as Ralph Lauren and Billabong.

    Location: Ubud Monkey Forest, Padangtegal Village, south of the main Ubudcentre.

  • 09Kuta Square

    KutaSquare, is like the Times Square of Bali, a delightful and abundant shopping arcade with lines of stores, café’s and throngs of tourists filling the streets. This two way avenue is flanked by rows of fashion outlets, hypermarkets, departmental stores, and plenty of dining options.

    You will come across surf retail outlets and top ranging sport brands as well as famous name brands. Designer items such as Armani, Gucci, Versace and Donna Karan New York highlight the street sides with posters and mannequins in glass displays. Local quality brands such as Animale, Milo’s and Body & Soul can also be found here. Local jewellers such as Suarti and high-end batik outlets also offer unique items to visitors.


    Location: JalanBakung Sari, Kuta

    Timings: 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM

  • 10Tegallalang Handicraft Centre

    The trip to Tegallalang is truly a treat for the eyes, with the many choices of handicrafts and colourful items on display, including paintings. This handicraft center boasts the longest stretch of art shops lined along giving it’s visitor an amazing view of vibrant and unique collections of traditional Balinese art and sculptures.

    Apart from the rows of art shops along the Tegallalang handicraft centre, the breathtaking rice terraces are famous for their impressive landscapes. Amazing rice paddies overlook hills and streams and are explored through pedalling or trekking to Tegallalang.


    Location: North of Ubud

    Timings: 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM 


Attractions

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Elephant Safari Park

Whether you are a solo traveler; in a group of friends or with family, Bali Elephant Safari Park is a must visit for everyone. Home of Bali's majestic elephants, the Bali Elephant Safari Park are managed by the Bali Adventurer Tours. The park has myriads of facilities for its guests, which include a ride on elephant, through which you can take a tour of park, a 200-seat restaurant, and bar, overlooking mesmerizing views of lake and park and many more. There is a museum, which highlights more than 1000 exhibits along with a skeleton of 15,000 years old mammoth. Inside the park, you can play with the elephants, give them a bath, take photos, and acquaint yourself with their daily life schedule.



Location: The Elephant Safari Park is situated in the Taro village, which is around half an hour ride from Ubud.

Entrance Fees: The approximate price is IDR 952,000 per adult with elephant ride

Timings: 8 AM to 6 PM
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Ubud

With its postcard picture perfect landscapes, laid back approach and gracious hospitality - Ubud is the first preference of travelling looking for accommodation while touring Bali. The strategic location of Ubud caters to all kinds of travelers. For those who prefer a romantic getaway embraced in nature can pick from a variety of villas and resorts. The stunning rice fields are spread throughout the region providing Ubud a stunning countryside appeal.

Villas in Ubud

1) Villa Kami Ubud

2) Villa D'Carik

3) New Moon

4) The New Majestic

5) Ajun Villa

To know more check out list of Best Villas in Ubud

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Uluwatu

This is a geographically sensational destination, with the Indian Ocean swells coming in over a reef and breaking South to North - Uluwatu beach is favourite surfer’s destination. For non-surfers the panoramic views from the pinnacle of the cliff is a stupendous one, worth taking the excursion to see.

Villas in Uluwatu

1) Blue Point Bay Villas & Spa

2) Khayangan Estate

3) The Edge Bali

4) Alila Uluwatu

5) Anantara Uluwatu

To Know more check out 15 Best Villas in Uluwatu

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Uluwatu Beach

Folks, there is no way you can miss this beach on your Bali trip.  For the surfers who say  here you go or for the romantic to say ‘ I do’ by the sunset, this is the beach for you. With the blue waters and the scenic beauty you will surely be amazed by it.

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Jatiluwih Rice Paddy

Here the choice is yours. Whether you are cycling or hiking, don’t miss a chance to explore the majestic beauty of the Jatiluwih Rice Paddy and pass through the pristine paddy field.
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Jatiluwih Green Land

Jatiluwih Green Land is prominent for its scenic landscapes that are extremely exotic and dramatic. This was once the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site candidate.

Highlights: You can take a full day tour to the Jatiluwih Green Land. Jatiluwih is the principal attraction here along with the other prominent highlights located here such as the Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest and the Batukaru Temple. The picturesque Tanah Lot sea can also be visited towards the end of your day tour just in time when you can partake in the dinner shows with the backdrop of the splendid sunset. Halfway up the view is the very alluring view accredited to the 180 degrees of the gently sloping terraces that can be seen as far as your eyes go.

Location: Jatiluwih Green Land is located at about 700 meters above the sea level in the Tabanan regency of the Penebel district.

Timings: Open round the year.

Price: Entry to the Jatiluwih Green Land is free.

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Tanah Lot Temple

Tanah lot temple is one of the most important temples in the village. Tanah Lot stands for ‘Land Sea’ in Balinese language.

Highlights: Located on a rock just offshore, it is said to be the work of a Hindu priest Nirartha that forms an important element in Balinese spirituality and mythology. Tanah lot is an extremely popular tourist destination which in the afternoon is very crowded. Also, adjacent to the temple are souvenir shops selling every imaginable Balinese trinket you can imagine. Shopping for these souvenirs can be a great thing to do here. A beautiful and historic place built in 15th century, this is a must visit tourist attraction.

Location: The Tanah lot temple is located in Bali 82171, Indonesia

Timings: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Price: Domestic Child (6-12) : Rp. 15.000 Domestic Adult : Rp. 20.000 Foreign Child (6-12) : Rp. 30.000 Foreign Adult : Rp. 60.000
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Jimbaran

Jimbaran Beach has its cash register running all because of it ‘postcard - picture-perfect’ views of the sunset. This is Bali's restaurant  shoreline and a favorite dining spot with stunning sunset views in the background. Jimbaran shoreline is very wide, with fine, white sand and crystal clear but deep water useful for swimming, however in a few seasons extensive swells makes swimming too risky here.

Villas in Jimbaran

1) Bali Baliku Beach Front Luxury Private Pool Villas

2) Ahimsa Beach

3) Karma Jimbaran

4) Villa Adenium

5) Villa Soma

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Jimbaran Bay

Feel the adrenaline rush as you indulge in some exciting activities like surfing, snorkelling and break the waves of the serene sea. Catch the breathtaking sunset while walking unshod in the sandy beach.

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Bali Safari & Marine Park

At Bali Safari and Marine Park, you can spend a full day filled with fun and various adventurous activities. It is Bali's most visited and largest animal theme parks and was opened in the year 2007. The Bali Safari and Marine Park covers approximately 40 hectares of land and is home to over 80 species of animals from Indonesia, Africa, and India. Some of the famous animal species you can find here include spotted deers, nilgai, African hippos, camels, ostriches, lions, blue wildebeests, baboons, black bucks and many more.

Location: The Bali Safari and Marine Park is located at Jalan Bypass Prf. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra, Gianyar.

Entrance Fees: The approximate price is IDR 565,500 per adult

Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM
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Bali Safari and Marine Park, East Bali

At Bali Safari and Marine Park, you can spend a full day filled with fun and various adventurous activities. It is Bali's most visited and largest animal theme parks and was opened in the year 2007. The Bali Safari and Marine Park covers approximately 40 hectares of land and is home to over 80 species of animals from Indonesia, Africa, and India. Some of the famous animal species you can find here include spotted deers, nilgai, African hippos, camels, ostriches, lions, blue wildebeests, baboons, black bucks and many more.

Location: The Bali Safari and Marine Park is located at Jalan Bypass Prf. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra, Gianyar.

Entrance Fees: The approximate price is IDR 565,500 per adult

Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM
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Monkey Village

Abode to more than 600 Balinese long tailed monkeys known as  Balinese macaques, this is one of the best places to visit in Bali. watch the playful monkeys in the forest a and also visit the temples inside the forest.

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Abun Village

While you are in Kintamani, take a cycling tour to the Abun village which is famous for its serenity and picturesque views. Beat the heat as you cycle through the cool countryside and click some breathtaking pictures.

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Sekumpul Waterfall

Sekumpul waterfall is located in north Bedugul. It is one of the most amazing hidden waterfalls in the island.

Highlights: Sekumpul Waterfall is lauded as one of the most beautiful waterfalls of Bali. To be able to see the waterfalls from up and close, you’ll require a bit of effort and struggle. From the parking lot, you’ll have to walk quite further down a dirty road and climb some hundreds of stairs across the river to reach the fall. It is not made of one or two waterfalls but is rather composed of seven waterfalls which are located apart from each other and can be seen from the blank bale. These seven waterfalls scattered in the high cliff are enveloped by the lush green trees which are soothing to the eye.

Location: Sekumpul Waterfall is located only about 2 km from the Niagara Falls Lemukih.

Timings: Open round the year.

Price: Entry to the waterfall is free.

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Nusa Dua islands

Visits to the two islands which are the reason to get Nusa Dua its name come first in the list of the best things to do in Nusa Dua. It surrounds a clean and clear bay where you can indulge in exhilarating swimming and snorkelling experience at any time you wish to. It has a lot many other attractions around the island. A major feature of these islands is one is larger than the other, the southern one which is larger has a vast grassy field where banquets, international events etc happen on a regular basis. You can also see a small temple, Pura Bias Tugel located nearby on the rocky hills that offer a stunning view of the waves crashing against the rocks. The islands became so attractive since it has on its sides a number of well- maintained resorts with magnificent views of the sea and impeccable amenities.

Location: Nusa Dua , Benoa, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia

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Pod Chocolate Factory and Cafe

If you are a chocoholic, then Pod Chocolate Factory and Cafe is a perfect place to visit for you. Visiting to the factory will allow you to acquaint yourself with some of the most unique methods of pod chocolate making. You can even try your hands in chocolate making and taste them. Moreover, you will also get a chance to taste cocoa nibs, raw cacao and many more. In short, you will witness whatever happens inside a chocolate factory. If you want you can also take home some chocolate, made by you, to your home as a souvenir.

Location: The Pod Chocolate Factory and Cafe is located at Jalan Tukad Ayung, Carangsari, Petang, Kabupaten Badung, Bali

Price: The approximate price is IDR 782,500 per person.

Timings: 9 AM to 4 PM