Surf Shops in Bali

Surfer Girl is one of Bali’s most well known shops. Located on Jl. Legian in Kuta, the shop offers bright, fun beach wear for ladies. Surfer Girl is owned by an Australian guy, who is a great supporter of local charities, and helps out at the Kuta Karnival.

Surfer Girl: Bali’s own all girl surf shop

Stussy shop is a surfer oriented shop, located at the bottom end of Jl. Legian in Kuta. They don’t sell surf boards and leg ropes, just casual wear and accessories. In the surfing industry all the real margins are in accessories anyway. Who wants the agro of making a surfboard […]

Stussy: Kuta Bali

Surfboards are made from a foam ‘blank’ that is a roughly shaped white piece of material. Boards made here in Bali use imported blanks from Australia and all the people making board here are foreigners. There is always a shortage of blanks and it is very hard for Balinese to […]

Balinese artwork on surfboards in Kuta Bali

Jl. Kunti is steadily filling up with fancier places and a recent arrival is a beachwear place called The Depot. When I walked in the solo staff member was behind the counter, wishing it was time to go home. Seventeen year old Ayu from Sanur told me this was her […]

The Depot : Jl. Kunti Seminyak Bali

Australian expat Palu Waskiw has been coming to Bali for over 20 years. Anyone who spent time on Kuta Beach will have seen one of his signature learner boards, which are bright yellow. Palu started with a single shop located on Poppies Lane II, close to Gang Mangga in Kuta. […]

Interview with surfboard manufacturer Palu Waskiw