Yes, Bali is indeed the land of the flip-flops, but many establishments whether religious or more higher-end do still require you to dress to a standard. The tropical heat can however, cause some awkward sweating in some even more awkward places, so be smart about what’s wearable and what’s not.
Here’s some essential items worth packing or picking up upon your arrival.
A sarong is definitely a no-brainer. This native Balinese piece of clothing is not just stylish, but super practical as well. Whether at the beach, on the back of a motorbike or at a ceremony or festival, this multi-use piece of fabric is an absolute essential on any Bali expedition.
You won’t last long in this island nation without a bikini or two, or three. If however, you’re traveling out of season and struggling to pick one up at home, there’s so many on offer in this year-round summer destination and all at much more affordable prices. So why not wait until you arrive then bikini shop until you drop!