Every person on an international trip looks forward to shopping popular local products and take them back home as souvenirs. Shopping is fun, especially when you are in a new place exploring never seen before products. Kuta in Bali is one such place which offers you ample options to shop.
While places like Seminyak have high-end boutiques and shopping malls, Kuta is more of a mid-budget shopping destination. It is perfect for travellers who do not want to splurge much on shopping. If your Bali trip itinerary takes you to Kuta, you need to go to these top 6 places to shop:
1. Kuta Beachwalk Shopping Center
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 10.00–22.00
Location: Jalan Pantai Kuta, Kuta
Kuta Beachwalk shopping center is the most popular shopping center in Kuta. It is home to numerous products both international and local brands. There are also many restaurants and movie theatres in the shopping center to keep people entertained throughout the day. The breathtaking location of the mall which is just beside the ocean, adds to the overall beauty.
2. Discovery Shopping Mall
Opening Hours: Sun-Thu 10:00 – 22:00, Fri-Sat 10:00 – 22.30
Location: Jalan Kartika Plaza, Kuta
This mall is one of the oldest shopping malls in Bali and this is the place where you should probably be if you want to buy beautiful souvenirs. The mall has a number of medium to small shops selling local handicrafts and paintings along with clothing, lifestyle, and sports store to meet all your needs.
3. Mal Bali Galeria
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 09:00 – 22:00
Location: Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai, Simpang Dewa Ruci, Kuta
Mali Bal galleria is a huge shopping mall with multistory shops and service outlets. Here you can find restaurants, books shops, cafes, salons, spas and much more. The mall also houses some of the best brands from across the globe. It is a must visit place if you are looking for some self-pampering along with shopping.
4. Kuta Art Market
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 08:00 – 22:00
Location: Jalan Bakung Sari, Kuta
As the name suggests, the Kuta Art market is the place to find rare and unique handicraft items. You can purchase home décor items and clothing made from local fabric at the compact shops located here. If you can bargain well, you can get a lot of beautiful products at a very nominal cost.
5. Lippo Mall Kuta
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 10:00 – 21:00
Location: Jalan Kartika Plaza, Lingkungan Segara, Kuta
This mall can be considered as a “one-in-all” mall in Kuta. If you do not want to check out multiple places, you can simply visit this mall and shop for anything that you can think of, from books to clothes and gadgets. The mall has a section known as the “sunken plaza” where you can find cuisines from all over the world accompanied by live music and dance by the local artists.
6. Garlic Lane Shopping Street
Opening Hours: 08:00 – 21:00
Location: Jalan Sahadewa, Legian
A shopping lane in Kuta, Garlic Lane Shopping street has shops on both its sides and you can find items like wooden handicrafts, clothing, gadgets and other local stores too. If you do not feel like going to a mall and shopping for yourself, just take a casual stroll on the Garlic Lane shopping street.
When you are in Bali, you’ll get a lot of options to shop. Almost every town in Bali has a handful of shops and malls. Most of the shopping centers located here are easily accessible and the stores carry almost every item that one could look for. But if you want to see what local people sell in Bali, you can try taking a walk through the lanes of Kuta and discover places to eat and shop on the go.