Bali calls surfers from all over the world to catch the waves in a perfect climate. Accordingly, surf shops have grown in number in recent years and can be found at almost every surf-friendly beach on the island. From boards to trunks and bikinis, you will find both basic and more advanced surf supplies in the many surf stores around the beaches. Many have great examples of the top surfboards as well as other surf and sports memorabilia and artwork.
O’Neill Store Oberoi (Seminyak)
The O’Neill Store Oberoi is the popular brand’s flagship store. Here you will find beachwear as well as surfing gear. Among the best products are very high-quality wetsuits, swimsuits, and more. You can check out the fun memorabilia and drawings located all over the shop. Vintage surf boards also decorate the shop, which sells swimsuits, hats, shoes, and travel gear. If you are in Seminyak and have a love of surfing, be sure to check out O’Neill’s. You will find everything you need and maybe satisfy a few wants as well. This shop is open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. and is located on Jalan Kayu Aya.
Quiksilver Boardriders Café (Legian)
Quiksilver Boardriders Café is a combination of a surf and swim retail shop and a café. On the ground floor, you will find surfboards, swimsuits, skateboards, beach gear, accessories, and more. Surfers and skaters will both have a great time browsing the selection, and for those who aren’t into those sports will also find plenty to look at and buy. Along with the store, there is a coffee bar where you can get a quick bite to eat as well as a barbershop. The upper floor is a great spot to chill out with friends. This area is called The Snake Pit and serves food and drinks while also offering the chance to play pool or catch a game on TV. They have a complimentary wireless internet connection as well. The Boardriders Café is located on Jalan Legian and is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., although The Snake Put has later hours, closing at 11 p.m.
Drifter Surf Shop (Seminyak)
A visit to Seminyak wouldn’t be complete for a surfer if they didn’t visit the Drifter Surf Shop. Located on Jalan Kayu Aya, this store has all the surfing gear you will need, including suitable clothing. An added bonus is the coffee bar, where you can lay back and relax with friends or meet some of your fellow surfers. The Drifter Surf Shop is well-decorated with awesome boards and memorabilia. Surf culture at the forefront here, making the shop stand out amongst the many surf stores in Bali that are just retail without passion. The café here is the perfect place to get a dose of caffeine before heading back out to the beach. The Drifter Surf Shop is open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.