Kuta was one of the first towns in the Bali islands to gain prominences a tourist hub, world renowned for its soft sandy beaches the twon boasts of many eateries , restaurants and bars , as well as many activities to keep the visitors busy. Away from the beach one could find the shoppers paradise Kuta square. Among the things to do in Kuta , a visit to this shopping arcade takes a very important place.

Kuta boasts of varied types of accommodation to suit every visitors needs and budgets. One of the top end luxury hotels recommended by most tourist would be Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort. The tastefully designed rooms over look the Kuta beach and the Bali strait. The dining and lounging options in the hotel are noteworthy.

The Kuta art market is only a stones throw away from the Kuta square and has many souvenirs and craqfts that can be bought through a bargain. However the shops in the mall operate on a fixed price basis.

Legian Street is the street running from North to South connecting Kuta and Seminyak. Full of street vendors , shops , cafes and bars has a touch of Balanese experience. The street is liveliest at night , with many clubs and restaurants opening their doors, its proximity to the beach also brings in large number of tourist. Given its nature the street can be highly congested with traffic which makes commute difficult. However the peak for the traffic is at the early hours of the day , just past mid night.

Kuta square offers a wide range of world renowned brands , and has a dedicated section that has designer stores such as Gucci and Armani.

The famous Kuta beach is only a few minutes away from this busy area if one wants a break from all the shopping activities.

Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+