With the sun shining and the weather sweet, here's where to buy your next smokin' hot one-piece or designer bikini in Bali
Ahhh the bikini – the only Bali beach essential any island babe ever needs. Whether you’re swimming, surfing, sunning or sipping poolside, the humble bikini is your Bali BFF – your go-to wardrobe staple that can take you from your favourite beach club to your villa pool and back again. And that’s why bikini shopping in Bali is an absolute must.
Being the tropical island destination that it is, Bali is chock full of boutique brands, designer swimwear stores and international surf labels, from chic one-pieces, to itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny, polka-dot bikinis. So to help you find your perfect match, we’ve made bikini shopping in Bali easy with this ultimate guide to the island’s swimwear scene.
Happy shopping, beach babes!
BIKINI SHOPPING IN SEMINYAK
You’ll love it because… the Gooseberry address in Seminyak is the only store in the entire world where you can buy the Gooseberry label, which has now become an international sensation. Thanks to the irresistible lingerie from Gooseberry Intimates (with its daring details and just the right amount of sass) the Gooseberry Seaside range is just as gorgeous and oh-so seductive.
The vibe is… French elegance with a little Bondage-inspired naughtiness. This one’s for beach babes ready to bare it all.
Gooseberry Intimates / Seaside, Jl Kayu Aya no.117x, Seminyak, e. [email protected]ooseberryintimates.com. Open daily 9am – 9pm.
Bali Boat Shed
You’ll love it because… Bali Boat Shed is a Seminyak style icon, with tropi-cool designs and floral-icious fabrics. When it comes to the swimwear, this row of brightly coloured sheds in the heart of buzzing Seminyak is home to a fab range of house-brand creations, perfectly designed for every sunshiney occasion: sun, swim, lounge or surf, these bikinis have got your butt covered – bits of it, anyway!
The vibe is… a fabulous mix of on-trend tropical bold prints and pretty pastels. All available in high-rise or low cut waists, and full or spaghetti straps.
Bali Boat Shed, Jl Kayu Aya No 23A, Seminyak, p. +62 856 5933 1907, e. [email protected] Open daily 8am – 10pm.
You’ll love it because… Thaikila is all about variety, creativity and handmade craftsmanship. Each collection features cuts for women of all cultures, ages and sizes, from a classic navy push-up two-piece to boho prints and wearable dream catchers – no one will be leaving empty handed here.
The vibe is… elegant and sustainable swimwear with a refined feminine touch, blending innovation with a playful twist. Made with loving care, Thaikila pieces are versatile by design, using luxe fabrics and delicate, hand-embellished details – all the while remaining durable and oh-so easy-to-wear.
Thaikila, Jl Raya Kerobokan, Jl Laksamana Basangkasa & Jl Kayu Cendana No.2A, p. +62 361 8445956, e. [email protected] Open daily 9am – 9pm.
You’ll love it because… Seafolly has been at the epicentre of Australian beach life since 1975 and has become one of the most recognised swimwear brands worldwide. Bringing the spirit of Australian summer to the breezy shores of Bali, Seafolly sets the season’s trends with its fun, fashion-forward range of flirty bikinis, one-pieces and bohemian beach maxis.
The vibe is… bold statement prints, contrasting textures and beautiful lines. Everything from supportive swimsuits for active babes, to detailed and delicate bikinis for relaxed days beside Bali’s turquoise seas.
Seafolly, Jl Kayu Aya, Seminyak, p. +62 361 733036. Seminyak, p.+62 3618 475 733
Mrs Sippy Bazaar
You’ll love it because… Mrs Sippy’s Bazaar is a one-stop shop for all of your beach essentials, situated inside Seminyak’s most vibrant pool party venue. A mishmash of the island’s hottest boutique brands and locally produced labels, you’ll find Tann Lines swimwear, Fella Swim, The Upside and Pared Eyewear sunnies.
The vibe is… laid-back leisure wear, swimwear, sunglasses and accessories – all of which fit the Mrs Sippy experience and style. We dare you to walk out empty handed!
Mrs Sippy Bazaar, Jl. Taman Ganesha, Gang Gagak 8, Seminyak, p. +62 361 335 1079
You’ll love it because… Olenka works with independent artists for each collection to create exclusive, custom-printed designs. But that’s not all. Olenka uses high-quality, quick-drying Italian fabrication with UV protection and a resistance to chlorine and body lotions, meaning your fave sunshine staple will last even longer.
The vibe is… synonymous with play, sophistication and timelessness, crafted into gorgeous one-pieces and bikinis.
Olenka Bali, Jl Kayu Aya, Oberoi, Seminyak, e. [email protected] Open daily 9am – 9pm.
You’ll love it because… this loud and proud brand is known for its boisterous prints that you can spot an entire beach away. Now an international sensation, you can find 69 Slam stores in Russia, Vietnam, South Korea, Saudi Arabia and Tahiti.
The vibe is… bright and eye-catching prints with an 80s kinda vibe. Think cartoon fruits all over spaghetti-strap tops and graffiti scribbles on boardshorts, finished off with the iconic 69 Slam waistbands.
69 Slam, Four locations in Seminyak, three in Canggu & two in Ubud, e. [email protected]
BIKINI SHOPPING IN CANGGU
You’ll love it because… Wanderlust Swim is designed and inspired by exotic summers spent abroad. Each style is created to complement feminine silhouettes, providing support and pinch-me-cute comfort by the sea side.
The vibe is… Feminine flair meets simplicity, complemented by bold, racy edges. Think fearless colour-ways, seamless trimmings and intricate details.
Wanderlust Swim, Jl Pantai Batu Bolong No.76, Canggu & Jl Raya Seminyak No.61, Seminyak, e. [email protected] Open daily 9am – 9pm.
Sab Faro Collective
You’ll love it because… Sab Faro Collective is a Bali-based concept store stocking the island’s loveliest lifestyle brands & curated rare finds, including consciously-made clothing, minerals, crystals and more.
The vibe is… cute and quirky vintage pieces from Bali-based brands like Luz Del Sol, and pastel modern-minimal styles from Joia Swimwear and so many more!
Sab Faro Collective, Jl Raya Batu Bolong No 31, Canggu. Open weekdays 10am-9pm & weekends 10am-7pm.
The Beach Store
You’ll love it because… just as its name suggests, The Beach Store stocks all the essentials for hitting the sand: bikinis and bathing suits from Bellakini, as well as tote bags, sun hats and more – all wrapped up in a nautical-inspired space.
The vibe is… all about summer – the kind of bright-striped bikinis you’d see in the French Riviera, alongside tropical hues for an unmistakeable Bali sparkle.
The Beach Store, Jl Pantai Batu Bolong & Jl. Pura Batu Mejan (Echo Beach). Open daily 8.30am – 7.30pm.
Hanya the Label
You’ll love it because… Hanya the Label is a simple, humble and sustainable swimwear brand made exclusively in Bali to splash around ’til the sun goes down. Its influence revolves around effortless urban lifestyles, romance, and timelessness, designed to feel as though you’re wearing nothing at all…
The vibe is… Born to rejoice the beauty of womanhood. Think hip-hugging high-waisted bottoms, dainty tops and a signature colour palette of white, black and nude.
Hanya the Label, Tamora Gallery, Jl Pantai Berawa No.99, Berawa, e. [email protected] Open daily 10am – 10pm.
You’ll love it because… Niconico Mare is from international designer Nico Genze, who once designed for Victoria’s Secret in New York. When it comes to bikini shopping, this place is a jetset’s go-to.
The vibe is… stylish bikinis and swimsuits that range from classic cuts in solid colours to innovative high-fashion pieces. If you love bright colours and 1950’s shapes, then Niconico Mare is for you. And with multiple stores across the island, you’ve no excuse not to stock up!
Niconico Mare, Jl Pantai Batu Bolong No.72A, Canggu, with other stores in Seminyak, Legian and Ubud.
BIKINI SHOPPING IN ULUWATU
You’ll love it because… BGS Bali is a one-stop shop for all of your salty, surfy, beachy needs. A coffee bar and retail space combo (with two addresses in Bali’s surfing epicentres: Uluwatu and Canggu) you can sip on the best goddamn almond milk latte we’ve ever had before browsing the carefully curated selection of locally made fashion and swimwear designed right here in Bali by international designers.
The vibe is… quality surf and lifestyle apparel wrapped up with chill vibes and great company. The bikinis here can double up as surf essentials, in nylon, lycra and even velvet. Our faves? Look out for Tann Lines and Main Design.
BGS Uluwatu, Jl Raya Uluwatu No.77, Ungasan, p. +62 878 6181 3103. Open daily 8am – 10pm.
You’ll love it because… Drifter is a mecca for Bali’s salty surf crew and the island’s original hipster stomping ground. It embodies the soul of surfing in Bali, with the coolest boutique island brands sitting alongside some big-name international labels.
The vibe is… a little bit bohemian with a whole lotta surf style. Think supportive two-pieces that can take on the waves, and Hawaiian-inspired cuts with a vintage undertone.
Drifter Surf, Jl Labuansait No.52, Pecatu, Uluwatu, p. +62 817 557 111, e. [email protected] Open daily 9am – 11pm.
MADE IN BALI
You’ll love it because… Cantik Swimwear (which means “beautiful” in Bali) was one of the island’s first brands to break boundaries and introduce daring silhouettes and cheeky cuts to the beaches of Bali, Australia, and now the world.
The vibe is… fierce femininity. High cuts, revealing silhouettes and scorching-hot designs that always turn heads.
Cantik Swimwear – Available online and at 2.1.6 Boutique in Seminyak – e. [email protected]
You’ll love it because… Sundari Swim is a Bali-based swimwear label enhanced by hand-picked raw crystals. These precious stones attach to the bikinis to customise each suit and uplift your spirit. From cheeky bottoms to full coverage tops and everything in between, there’s something for every body type.
The vibe is… inspired by the tropical beach life and deep spiritual culture of Bali, the Island of the Bods.
Sundari Swim – Available online and at Alila Hotels, W Hotel (Seminyak), Sab Faro (Canggu) and Drifter Surf (Seminyak & Uluwatu) – e. [email protected]
You’ll love it because… Tann Line bridges the gap between stylish active wear and luxury swimsuits, making bikinis and one-pieces that can hold their own in the island’s crashing surf, yet still look hot as mustard on the beach or at the pool bar.
The vibe is… high fashion meets laid-back beach life, with contemporary lines, daring silhouettes and flattering cuts.
Tann Line – Available online and at BGS Bali (Canggu & Uluwatu), Mrs Sippy Bazaar (Seminyak) & Lost in Paradise (island-wide), e. [email protected]
You’ll love it because… Palm creates unique, luxurious swimwear with a timeless appeal. Simple, minimal cuts meet striking designs, all made with recycled Italian fibres.
The vibe is… fashion-forward pieces with a classic, almost vintage flair. Modern interpretations of the classic swimsuit with beautiful, simple-lined pieces that encapsulate subtlety and elegance.
Palm Swimwear – Available online and at Potato Head Beach Club (Seminyak), Crate Concept Store (Canggu), The Find (Uluwatu) & 2.1.6 Boutique (Seminyak), e. [email protected]
You’ll love it because…nAloe Swimwear makes reversible bikinis that are as gorgeous as they are comfortable, which FYI is a lot, since the fabrics used are buttery-soft and underwire-free to ensure nothing digs in or gets in the way of your tan time.
The vibe is… seamless, Brazilian-inspired reversible swimwear with chic hues, understated lines and classic silhouettes.
Aloe Swimwear – Available online. e. [email protected]
You’ll love it because… Fella Swim is all about simplistic but sophisticated designs that use high-quality fabrications and beautifully tailored patterns. All of the swimsuits offer support and are functional from day to night.
The vibe is… simple styles that take you everywhere, with block colours brought to life by sophisticated detailing.
Fella Swim – Available online and in Mrs Sippy Bazaar (Seminyak), Drifter Surf (Seminyak & Uluwatu), Dream Good (Canggu) & The Walking Tree (Nusa Lembongan) – e. [email protected]
You’ll love it because… Main Design was born from a simple love of travel, salty adventures and fun friendship, and as such, these bikinis and one-pieces are playful, versatile, and ready for anything you throw at them, be it a day in the surf or an afternoon spent frolicking on the sand.
The vibe is… easy-to-wear pieces in novel designs, available to mix-and-match styles to suit the occasion.
Main Design – Available online and at BGS Bali (Canggu & Seminyak), Green Rock (Canggu, Seminyak & Ubud) and Daya Surf Shop (Uluwatu), e. [email protected]
You’ll love it because… Salty Swimwear’s high-quality collection of both bikinis and one-pieces is full of cheeky, flattering cuts perfect for tanning. Everything is handmade here in Bali, using dreamy ribbed fabrics that feel as good as they look, while the next collection will be madesustainably using recycled plastic bottles.
The vibe is… for babes who aren’t afraid to show a bit of skin, whether it’s by the beach, at a pool club or sailing the seas on fancy boat. These swimsuits will take you everywhere.
Salty Swimwear – Available online and at Bali Boat Shed in Seminyak.
Happy shopping, beach babes!