BEST BALI BEACH BUYS

Why walk the streets shopping when you can sit on a lounge chair in your bikini, drink a coconut, and have the shopping come to you?

Sarongs – a variety of colours and quality, some have sequins and others are even silk.

bali sarong

Bracelets and necklaces – a variety of styles, colours, shapes and sizes made from pearls, to leather and beads.

bali bracelets

Rings and silver – there are only a few hawkers that sell these items as they are usually brought down from Ubud but they are real silver and are gorgeous.

bali rings

Food – often with the seats you hire they will bring menus down for you, you can also buy peanuts, beers, fairy floss, ice-creams, and lots more.

bali fairy floss

Bow and arrow – ok, you probably won’t get this back in the country, but hey, it’s still cool to look at.

bali bow and arrow

Beauty products – this was one I hadn’t seen before, but you can buy MAC Makeup, and other beauty products.

Get a pedicure, manicure or massage on the beach.

bali manicure

Buy a pirate kite – these are really intricate and beautiful. Even if you never fly them, they look great!

bali pirate

Silver and wooden statues, elephants, Buddhas and more.

bali gems

Get a temporary tattoo – there are hundreds of designs to choose from.

bali tattoos

Gorgeous paintings on canvas that you can roll up and take home and then have framed.

bali blanket

Watches – surprisingly they are pretty good, they have kinetic types that run on movement and work for a year if you keep them dry.

bali watches

Sunglasses – they may not be good for your eyes, but you can buy them cheap and they may be better than not wearing any at all.

Hats – just in case you forgot yours or need a new one of course!

Fireworks and lanterns – yep, be on the beach at night and you can pay to have them set off some fireworks for you, or you can buy a lantern to light up, make a wish and set off into the night sky.

Make sure you check out our top things to see, do and try in Bali, our guide to planning the perfect family trip and our top tips for safe Bali travel in our Bree’s Family Passport section.

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