In the modern world, one so wants to dream of a different life, full of adventure, exoticism and harmony with nature. But what if such a life is entirely possible? One of the most attractive places to make your dreams come true is the island of Bali. In this article we will look at why the island of Bali is much more profitable than most Asian and European cities.

Prices for food and groceries in Bali

Grocery stores and supermarkets Bali

Prices in grocery stores in Bali are much lower than in Europe. The only thing that will surprise you is the price of bread. It costs about $2 here. But rice here is much cheaper, because it is grown right in Bali. At a price of up to $1, it's quite possible to find a whole pack of rice on store shelves.

Also keep in mind that in Bali the range of products will be extremely different from what you are used to. In Balinese stores, fruits and vegetables, sweets, spices and even rice may be different from what you are used to. You can save a lot on local products. With their help, you can try new exotic tastes that you are not used to.

The price of cheese, meat and, for example, snacks may differ by 1.5-2 times. These products are often imported from abroad. However, their inflated cost is offset by the low prices of local products.

The average shopping bill can be around $30-$50 per week for one person.

Markets and local shops

Here you can find affordable prices on fruits, vegetables, rice and other basic products. For example, a kilogram of rice can cost about US$1, while the price for fresh fruits and vegetables depends on the season and type of product.

In Bali, a variety of fruits are available all year round. This also applies to mangoes, pineapples, papaya and durian. Fruit prices may vary depending on the season.


• Street cafes and local vendors. Here you can find interesting Balinese dishes, priced from 1 to 3 US dollars.

• Average restaurants. In an average restaurant in Bali, prices for main courses can range from US$5 to US$15 per serving.

• Top class restaurants. At luxury and international restaurants, prices can start at US$20 and up per dish.

In restaurants and cafes, in most cases, service is polite and at a high level. However, do not forget about tips - they are very welcome here, as in many other countries.

Cost of clothing in Bali

In Bali, due to the island's tropical climate, there is no need to buy winter clothing and the majority of your collection will consist of lightweight and summer clothing. Below in this section we will talk about what you should know about clothing in Bali.

1. Summer clothes. You will mostly wear light summer clothes in Bali. Shorts, T-shirts, light sundresses, and beach dresses are the basis of your wardrobe

2. Swimwear and beachwear. Given the abundance of beautiful beaches, you will definitely want to buy several swimsuits and a set of beach accessories

3. Shoes. Light shoes such as sandals or flip-flops are ideal for most of your time in Bali. However, sneakers are also extremely comfortable here.

4. Sun protection. Hats, sunglasses and sunscreen are essential accessories for protection from the bright sun.

5. Shopping. There are many shopping centers in Bali. In Kuta - Discovery Mall and Lippo Mall Kuta. In Seminyak - Seminyak Square and Seminyak Village

Clothing in Bali is pretty simple: leave your heavy, warm clothes at home and enjoy the freedom that comes with wearing light clothes.

Availability of entertainment in Bali

Bali impresses with its developed infrastructure and variety of entertainment. Here are some aspects of the developed infrastructure and unique entertainment in Bali:

• Fun on the water. Bali offers a wide range of water activities, including surfing, diving, snorkeling and boat trips. The island is also famous for its beaches and beautiful sea sunsets. And they are often completely free. You can go to the beach in Bali most of the year

• Cultural events. You can enjoy numerous cultural events and theatrical performances such as Balinese dancing and music concerts. In Bali, they are very careful about preserving local culture

• Spa and massage. Bali is one of the spa and massage capitals of the world. Here you will find a wide selection of spas and beauty salons offering relaxing treatments and massages

• Natural attractions. The eastern part of the island is famous for its picturesque nature, including rice terraces, waterfalls and volcanoes. Excursions to them can cost $80-90, but if you work out the route well, you can see many natural monuments absolutely free

Housing affordability in Bali

Bali has accommodation for everyone. There are many inexpensive residential complexes being built here, where you can rent a room for $200-300 per month. And for the price of European housing (from $1000 per month) you can rent luxury housing here.


Bali offers a wide range of accommodations, ranging from budget options such as hostels and guesthouses to luxury five-star hotels. Most of the island's tourist areas, such as Kuta, Seminyak, Ubud and Canggu, provide a variety of accommodation options to suit different budgets.

Rental of property

If you're planning an extended stay on the island, renting accommodation such as apartments, houses or villas can be a profitable alternative. Try looking at our housing catalog. There are offers in different areas of Bali. You can rent housing for a month or a year - according to your preferences.

Villas and cottages

Bali is also known for its luxury villas and cottages, offering privacy and comfort for families and couples. These properties can be rented for a short or long term. And their prices are sometimes amazing. So, on our housing selection service you can find a villa with a pool for up to $900 per month.

Hostels for digital nomads

Bali has become a popular destination for digital nomads and has hostels specialized for this class. They provide amenities for working remotely and communicating with other nomads.

In Bali, not only the conditions are heavenly, but also the prices. If you are interested in how Bali works, read our article about the features of the island. And if you want to rent cheap housing in Bali and avoid scammers, contact Baliving.
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