- 1 Is there a dress code in Bali?
- 2 What clothes to bring to Bali?
- 3 Is Bali good for clothes shopping?
- 4 What should I avoid in Bali?
- 5 Can you hold hands in Bali?
- 6 Is it rude to tip in Bali?
- 7 How much cash should I bring to Bali?
- 8 Where can I buy a dress in Bali?
- 9 What should you not bring to the beach?
- 10 What is illegal in Bali?
- 11 Are clothes cheap to buy in Bali?
- 12 Are clothes in Bali cheap?
- 13 Are mosquitoes bad in Bali?
- 14 What are the do’s and don’ts in Bali?
- 15 Can you drink alcohol in Bali?
Is there a dress code in Bali?
Dress and act modestly. So when in or near Balinese temples or rural settlements, keep the touchy-feely stuff to a minimum. The same goes with clothing: dress as modestly as possible, especially when visiting temples. Flip-flops are perfectly acceptable, so long as the overall look is modest.
What clothes to bring to Bali?
Bali Packing Essentials
- 3 Short sleeve tops.
- 3 Pair of shorts or skirts.
- 1 Pair of sandals (make them hiking style and they can be your only shoes, unless you’re going dancing!)
- 4 Pair of underwear.
- 1 Nice dress or collared shirt.
- 1 Swimsuit.
- 1 Light jacket.
- 1 Daypack for day trips and adventures.
Is Bali good for clothes shopping?
There is cheap clothing available everywhere, and here’s a bonus fact: its good in quality too! There are plenty of malls in Bali that accommodate shopping, but you can always head down to the streets for a more local experience.
What should I avoid in Bali?
7 Things Not To Do In Bali
- Don’t haggle for 30 minutes at the markets with no intention of buying. Firstly, you will be exhausted.
- Don’t spend all your time in Kuta.
- Don’t not see Kuta.
- Don’t look up when you are walking.
- Don’t leave your drinks unattended.
- Don’t just eat Western food.
- Don’t go for less than one week.
Can you hold hands in Bali?
Romantic gestures or emotions are never displayed in public, except lovers holding hands is something the Balinese do openly. Lovers don’t kiss in public either, and visitors should also respect that for the Balinese, those intimate gestures are. The middle part of the body is considered “natural”.
Is it rude to tip in Bali?
Tipping in Bali is appreciated but it’s not required. However many service workers in Bali don’t earn very much, so even a small tip really helps. You should never feel that you have to leave a tip, especially if you received bad service and you should feel pressured.
How much cash should I bring to Bali?
For spending money we recommend bringing the following, based on your travel budget: Low-cost: IDR200,000 ($19) per person, per day if you plan to eat local and take public transport. Mid-range: IDR530,000 ($50) per person, per day if you plan to dine in restaurants and hire a car or take private transport.
Where can I buy a dress in Bali?
SHOPPING IN SEMINYAK: A guide to the best fashion stores in Bali
- Auguste The Label. Auguste the Label’s boho vibe had us at floaty feminine frocks!
- Uma & Leopold.
- Magali Pascal.
- Bali Boat Shed.
- Paulina Katarina.
- The Bali Tailor.
- Mrs Sippy Bazaar.
- Lulu Yasmine.
What should you not bring to the beach?
What NOT to Bring to the Beach
- Definite No-Nos:
- Alcohol: Possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages on beaches is strictly forbidden.
- Glass: This is a public service if there ever was one.
What is illegal in Bali?
Bali’s drug laws are very strict and should not be trifled with. Indonesian Law No. 35/2009 lays down harsh penalties for drug users caught with Group 1 drugs like marijuana, heroin, and cocaine. You can get life imprisonment for possession or the death penalty if you’ve been convicted of trafficking in drugs.
Are clothes cheap to buy in Bali?
Bali is Famous for… Even the most exclusive high end products will be considerably cheaper than what you would pay anywhere else, and particularly in Europe, Australia, Korea, Japan. Silver work, handicraft, art work and paintings, fashion & clothes, furniture and deco items, natural soaps and essences, coffee, cloth….
Are clothes in Bali cheap?
You will not find the branded styles as in Bangkok or Singapore, the clothes are much more casual although you can get good ‘copy’ t shirts, shorts and summer wear. Feel the quality though, some use very cheap material. You can get some more funky style clothing in some of the shops in Seminyak.
Are mosquitoes bad in Bali?
Bali mosquitos are usually worse in the rainy season (October to March) but you do need to be vigilant all year round. Mosquitoes in Bali are evident in varying degrees at all times. Nowhere is 100% safe at all times. Be sure to get your travel insurance, just in case.
What are the do’s and don’ts in Bali?
DON ‘ T: Touch People’s Heads Touching people’s heads is a big no-no and one practice you should always remember in Bali. The Balinese believe that the head is the most sacred part of the body. As such, an action like ruffling a child’s hair – even if in a playful manner – is considered highly impolite.
Can you drink alcohol in Bali?
Currently, there are no alcohol bans being enforced in Indonesia, with the exception of Aceh. Also in 2015, the Indonesian government banned the sale of alcohol from minimarkets and small shops, with the exception of Bali province, though sale was allowed in supermarkets, restaurants, bars, clubs and hotels.