Ubud is the perfect shopping destination for travelers to Bali. It is filled with galleries and shops displaying the amazing arts and crafts created by locals as well as international artists. Jewelry, metalwork, wood carvings, silks, and other creations fill the shops on Ubud’s streets. You will also find clothing, food, and beauty products in abundance.
Buddhas & Silk
This shop sells beautiful textiles, figurines, furniture, and high-quality accessories from all around Bali and Asia. Many items have a spiritual theme and they are all finely crafted. The silks and other textiles are particularly impressive, and you will also find artwork, including photography, ceramics, jewelry, and more. Many are relatively newly crafted while other items are antique. Buddhas and Silk is located on Jalan Raya Pengosekan.
Ubud Organic Market
Stroll through the Ubud Organic Market and take in the sigh of thousands of vegetables, fruits, breads, and other foods available from a wide variety of vendors. Drinks, soaps, plants, cleaning products, and more are also sold here. The market’s aim is to provide high-quality products at reasonable prices, so take advantage of the wonderful healthy goods that you can purchase here. It is open on Wednesday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ganesha Bookshop is a bookstore that welcomes casual browsers and readers as well as serious literature fans and researchers. This is the place to go for books in Ubud, as the rare book collectors who are counted among its patrons know. Here you will find many books about Indonesia and the island itself, sold along with DVDs and music. It is located on Jalan Raya near Jalan Sayan.
Blue Stone Naturals
At Blue Stone Naturals, you can find everything you need to pamper yourself or heal your body. They sell an amazing array of soaps, oils, lotions, balms, and other products. All are made with natural ingredients are designed to heal, refresh, relax, and improve your body. Essential oils are big here, included in most every product. Blue Stone Naturals is located on Jalan Dewi Sita and is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
North of the central part of Ubud is Paduki (or Garuda) Village. Here you can purchase fantastic, perfectly crafted woodwork, carvings, and art pieces. The wood is of excellent quality and the skills of the craftspeople is obvious. There are amazing artists working here who have become known throughout the world for their amazing pieces. Pakudui in Tegallalang is sometimes referred to as Garunda Village because this is the name of a figure from Bali’s mythology who is a favorite subject for carvers. The subjects of the carvings (some small, some enormous) include animals, people, and abstract designs and the carvings themselves may be found as art pieces, furniture, doors, panels, and more.
Kertas Girgsir makes wonderful sterling silver and bone jewelry. There are many designs unique to this producer, many with a Balinese or spiritual focus. In addition to carved bone and silver, the shop has jewelry created from coral, pearl, and other marine materials. It is located on Jalan Dewit Sita and is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. They also have paper goods that are quite nicely made.
This clothing store in Ubud sells goods from Biasa, a clothing company based in Bali that sells clothes perfect for the Indonesian climate. Men and women will both find excellent, fashion-conscious clothing here that is suitable to the city or the beach. Most of the items are lightweight and include shirts, pants, dresses, skirts, scarves, and more. Biasa Bali is located on Jalan Sanggingan.