Looking for some last-minute, no-fuss Halloween costume ideas? We’ve rounded up the most typical types of tourists you see in Bali for you to mimic.
#1 The Bali Basic Bitch
The most common species of tourists in Bali.
Wears: Floaty fruit print dress, or off the shoulder top and denim cut-offs, basket bag, tie up sandals. Bonus points if you’re holding a smoothie bowl.
Most often seen at: Motel Mexicola, Kynd Community or Neon Palms.
#2 The Instahoe
An elevated version of the Bali Basic Bitch.
Wears: Everything the BBB wears, but from luxury brands.
Most often seen at: Omnia Dayclub Bali.
#3 The Earth Mother/Hippie Dude
Spiritual and loves everything about nature.
Wears: Shapeless cotton/linen dress thing, layered necklaces, dreadlocks, no shoes, hemp tote bags.
Most often seen at: Temples, holy springs, beaches, hiking in the rainforests.
#4 The Backpacker
Mostly likely has an Australian accent.
Wears: Bintang singlets, boardshorts or harem pants, backpacks (obviously), bikinis.
Most often seen at: Kuta beach (great for backpackers and travellers on a budget), many other tourist hotspots like the Tegalalang Rice Terrace.
#5 The Instagram Husband/Boyfriend
You either know one, have one, or are one.
Wears: Doesn’t matter what he’s wearing, no one’s there to take a photo of him.
Most often seen at: Wherever BBB or Instahoe is.
Read also: Tips for the perfect Instagram photo
#6 The Surfer
Sometimes confused with the backpacker except when carrying a surfboard.
Wears: Bikinis, boardshorts, sometimes confused with the backpacker except when carrying a surfboard.
Most often seen at: Echo Beach, Bingin Beach.
The Wellness Junkie
Is in Bali specifically for a wellness retreat.
Wears: Sports bra, tank top, leggings, carrying a yoga mat.
Most often seen at: At aforementioned wellness retreat, any café with a healthy menu, or striking a yoga pose wherever possible.
Read also: A detox weekend at Revivo Wellness Resort