Located at the northern end of Legian, Seminyak is Bali’s most stylish and cosmopolitan beach resort. It combines a little urban chic with a vibrant European style atmosphere and attracts affluent package tourists and a constant flow of trendy clubbers. This is where you will find Bali’s largest expat community and amenities cater to their needs with classy boutique shopping and a host of continental delis, French patisseries and even English tea rooms.
Despite its street cred and sophisticated atmosphere, Seminyak has a relaxed pace of life making it ideal for a family beach holiday. It is virtually free of street hawkers and even the youthful surfing scene is more self consciously laid back and less commercialised. The beach is wide and attractive and rarely overcrowded. It makes for the perfect spot for sunbathing and watersports. The adjacent road is closed to traffic and you can enjoy early evening sundowners right on the sand.
Seminyak guide – chic beach with fine dining and gay clubbing
Seminyak is undeniably more expensive than nearby Kuta but this comes with a significant step up in quality so you can still find exceptional value-for-money here if you trust our top recommendations.
You can expect the most eye catching villa resorts, a host of award winning restaurants and a cutting edge nightlife scene that would not look out of place in Milan or Miami Beach. No two days need be the same in Seminyak where you can enjoy plenty of action indulging in energetic beach sports or surfing. You will find Bali’s most artfully designed luxury villas and beach hotels right here in Seminyak. This cosmopolitan hotspot is a self indulgent treat for gourmet food lovers and offers the most colourful nights out filled with plenty of style. There are excellent road links and it makes the perfect base for touring other parts of Bali.