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SeminyakIndonesia

Stay in a luxurious villa, indulge in spa treatments, shop for high-end clothing or simply relax on the beach at Seminyak, the upmarket alternative to busy Kuta.

As you make your way to Seminyak north from Kuta, either along the beachfront or along the Jalan Legian road, you soon begin to notice the change in atmosphere. The beaches are quieter, the buildings grander and the wares in the shops more expensive. These distinctions have helped Seminyak forge its identity as the destination for the upmarket Bali traveler.

Shopping in Seminyak can fill an entire day and more. You’ll find all the major labels alongside locally owned shops. Prices are expensive compared to other areas of Bali, but are still likely to be cheaper than you will find in most Western countries. Jalan Laksmana has many designer stores, while Seminyak Square offers the chance to pick up a bargain away from the bustle of the main streets.

When it’s time to eat, choose from a number of Bali’s finest restaurants, many of which are located along Jalan Petitenget. Rooftop dining is a popular pastime here, so choose your table, order a cold beer or cocktail and watch the bustle of the street below.

See the traditional side of the region at the Petitenget Temple, a typically ornate Balinese structure close to the beach. Keep an eye out for one of the many religious ceremonies that often spill out onto the shore.

When it’s time to recharge, book a treatment at one of the many spas in the area. Alternatively, head to the beach, where finding a spot to yourself is far easier than further down the coast at Kuta. Seminyak Beach has some of the gentlest waves on the island, so it’s a great spot to try surfing. Along the shore at Double Six Beach you can go horse riding, get a massage or enjoy a fresh fruit cocktail.

It’s best to get around Seminyak on foot. Traffic is often congested and public transport not easy to come by. Alternatively, rent a bicycle or moped, or take a taxi from Seminyak Square.

Where to stay in Seminyak

Top Hotels in Seminyak

W Bali - Seminyak
W Bali - Seminyak
5 out of 5
Jl. Petitenget, Kerobokan, Seminyak, Bali
The price is $142 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28

Located in Kuta Utara, this beachfront hotel is in the entertainment district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Masceti Temple, Batu Belig Beach, and Petitenget Beach. ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (999 reviews)

"Very nice hotel right on the beach. Ocean view rooms are real ocean view as you are right at the beach. The waves do get a little noisy at times."…"

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2021

W Bali - Seminyak
Wayan House Seminyak
Wayan House Seminyak
3 out of 5
Jl. Plawa, Gang Sandat No. 17A, Seminyak, Seminyak, Bali
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Located in Sunset Road, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Legian Road, Eat Street, and Double Six Beach. Seminyak Square and Legian Beach are also within ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (5 reviews)

"FANTASTIC. EXCELLENT. WOW. GREAT. AMAZING. YES YES YES!!! What a beautiful spot. Excellent accommodation. Beautiful people. Great price. Omg. Why look anywhere else!!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Wayan House Seminyak
Nyuh Bali Luxury Villas
Nyuh Bali Luxury Villas
4.5 out of 5
Jalan Bali Deli No. 99, Seminyak, Bali
The price is $94 per night from Jan 18 to Jan 19

Located in Sunset Road, this luxury villa is within a 15-minute walk of Sunset Point Shopping Centre and Eat Street. Seminyak Square and Petitenget Beach are ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (160 reviews)

"Our stay at the Nyuh Villas was wonderful. The villa was clean, comfortable, and in a great location- a short walk to many shops and restaurants. What made our stay exceptional was the service. The staff was very responsive and always asking about our needs. Dewa stood out. He went above and beyond. ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

Nyuh Bali Luxury Villas
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Seminyak

Nyuh Bali Luxury Villas
Nyuh Bali Luxury Villas
4.5 out of 5
Jalan Bali Deli No. 99, Seminyak, Bali
The price is $94 per night from Jan 18 to Jan 19

Located in Sunset Road, this luxury villa is within a 15-minute walk of Sunset Point Shopping Centre and Eat Street. Seminyak Square and Petitenget Beach are ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (160 reviews)

"Our stay at the Nyuh Villas was wonderful. The villa was clean, comfortable, and in a great location- a short walk to many shops and restaurants. What made our stay exceptional was the service. The staff was very responsive and always asking about our needs. Dewa stood out. He went above and beyond. ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

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Tonys Villas & Resort
Tonys Villas & Resort
4 out of 5
Jl. Petitenget Kerobokan, Seminyak, Bali
The price is $31 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21

This family-friendly Seminyak villa is located near the beach, within a 10-minute walk of TAKSU Bali Gallery, Seminyak Beach, and Petitenget Temple. Petitenget ...

4.2/5Very Good! (376 reviews)

"Amazing hotel with a great service and polite staff . Great value !!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Tonys Villas & Resort
Asa Bali Luxury Villas & Spa
Asa Bali Luxury Villas & Spa
4 out of 5
Jl. Yudhistira, Seminyak, Bali
The price is $80 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21

This family-friendly Seminyak villa is located near the beach, within 2 mi (3 km) of Eat Street, Seminyak Square, and Double Six Beach. Petitenget Beach and ...

4.2/5Excellent! (438 reviews)

"We stayed here for a week to destress and relax and did exactly that! Highlights: Staff are incredible. So helpful and lovely The villa was super private and the pool was just amazing Great breakfast and food selections Close to shopping and restaurants About 25-30 mins from airport The bed was huge ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Asa Bali Luxury Villas & Spa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Getting around Seminyak

The traffic-choked streets of Seminyak mean that renting a car or taking a taxi can be unpleasant and inefficient. Most hotels are within easy reach of the beach, bars and restaurants, so walking is often the best way to get around. Renting a bicycle can be a pleasant way to soak up Seminyak’s laid-back atmosphere, or you could rent a motorbike and weave through the traffic like a local. Visit the Ministry of Transportation website.Browse Seminyak rental cars.

Best time to visit

Seminyak, like the rest of Bali, is subject to distinct dry and wet seasons. Many tourists stay away during the rainy season from October to April; however, thunderstorms are often short and sharp, and it’s perfectly possible to travel here during this period – not to mention cheaper and less crowded. June to August is very busy, while May and September have nice weather without overbearing crowds.

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