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What You Should Know More About Seminyak

  • Travel Advice

    • It is a tourist friendly destination with no crime incidences taking place but still, you are advised to take care of your cash and expensive belongings.

    • There are many luxury resorts in Seminyak and all of them are excellent, but you are advised to check your stay accommodation before you pay for it.

    • Enjoy the night life in Seminyak but at the same time, stay out of drug related situations.

    • Beware of scammers who might try to sell things to you claiming those to be original, like jewelry, tour packages and water sports facilities.

    • Take care of your own safety while enjoying adventure and water sports.

    • Carry your passport copy and identity proofs wherever you go.

    • Do not visit any spa unless you completely review it and are sure of the services it promises to provide.

    • Pre-decide the fare for public transport and try to book transport through an authorized public transport agency.

    • Seminyak is a naturally beautiful destination and hence, do not litter and spoil the nature’ serenity and purity.

  • Drinking Laws

    According to the law of the country of Indonesia, the legal age to consume all types of alcoholic drinks is 21 years.


  • Our Recommendations: What you can’t afford to miss?

    Santo Mikael Church

    This beautiful architectural icon in Seminyak will leave you awestruck. The patterns made on stained glass, the fairy light decoration and artistic structures all over the church will give you an entirely divine feeling.


    SuperHero Factory

    If you thought Seminyak is only about beaches, resorts and spas, you get it totally wrong. SuperHero Factory Bali, opened in 2015 is a fun gym with indoor adventure facilities, just like the place where you imagine your favourite super heroes practicing their stunts. The best part of this themed hangout is the Leap of Faith-a 5 meter high jump which leads you to a soft sponge bath.


    La Laguna

    La Laguna is a themed café in Seminyak which is too vibrant and colorful and it is impossible for one to not fall in love with this place. You will be overwhelmed to see the décor of this place, which is natural, colorful, aesthetic and artistic at the same time. This place also serves some of the best sea food dishes in the entire town.



    W-Hotel Forest Entrance

    The W-hotel entrance is a lush green tree tunnel of tall leafy bamboos inside which you can click some of the best pictures. Apart from this, a stroll through this path will make you feel easily rejuvenated.


    Seminyak Beach

    A calm and peaceful stroll of the Seminyak beach, with the backdrop of luxurious resorts and themed shacks on one side and a blue sea on the other side will leave you mesmerized. It is a way better experience than most of the sight-seeing trips at this destination as this fashionable beach will show you locals having fun flying kites and playing beach soccer and if you are lucky, you might even see a turtle on the beach.


    Prana Spa

    One of the most exotic spas here which offers you exquisite luxury, Prana is a combined Indian and Moroccan themed spa. There are tended ceilings, hand paintings, luxuriously decorated therapy rooms and a lot more, where you can get the best pampering possible and feel like you are living in a live paradise.


  • What will like you like there?

    Serene Beaches

    The beaches in Indonesia are indeed famous all over the world but the seashore of Seminyak is nothing less to a paradise. The blue crystal clear beaches decked up with luxury resorts will give you a complete heavenly feel and you will not get enough of the natural luxury, no matter how much you enjoy.


    Shopping

    Though it seems to be a laid back place with only luxury spas and resorts, you will find some of the most glamourous clothing and accessory brand stores here from where you can shop till you drop.


    Luxury and Glamour

    Seminyak is a hub for luxury spas and resorts. There are many spas which will pamper each and every soul of you with the relaxation facilities they provide and you will never forget this experience. The luxury resorts and restaurants located here will glamour up your vacation to this beach land altogether.


    Adventure and Night life

    You can experience some of the most adventurous water sports activities like surfing, scuba diving and snorkeling here. Along with this, you can also unwind yourself have chill in some of the best themed night clubs in Seminyak, where you will have the time of your life.

  • Recommended reads for destination

    Website

    Visit Indonesia

    Books

    Lost Guides Bali (Travel Guide): A Stylish, Unique and Offbeat Travel Guide to Bali


  • How to reach Seminyak from Bali airport and what is the distance between airport and Seminyak?

    The Denpasar International Airport is located south of Bali and is the gateway to the country. To reach Seminyak, you will have to hire a taxi and the journey of about 10 kilometers will cost you about US$4.5. Other means of transfers include public buses and other private shuttles. You might even want to get a rental vehicle, depending on your plans for Bali.

  • What are the various modes of transport to reach Seminyak? Can I use public transportation to reach Seminyak?

    Public transport to Seminyak is offered by city buses. However, they run on fixed schedules and depending on the time you reach the bus stop, you might have to wait for some time before catching a bus. Another option is to hop into a minivan – they too run frequently but they are not regularized.

  • What things must be kept in mind while travelling to Seminyak?

    • Souvenirs will also be expensive to ship  
    • Don’t drink the yellow fluid sold in vodka bottles! It’s petrol.
    • Spend your dollars when you can. Save the Rupiah for the last leg of the trip. 
    • Take a breather from your hotel and also visit the local market for a wholesome experience of Bali. 
    • Be a part of some Balinese ceremony – there will always be something going on. 
    • Never step on prayer offerings. 
    • Don’t point with your index finger
    • Be prepared with all documents at all times.

  • What all things I must carry if I am travelling to Seminyak?

    The experience of Bali can be overwhelming. Depending on where you choose to stay and what kind of activities you are looking to do, your luggage will differ.
    However, here are some essentials that you must carry:
    Clothing: 

    • It’s a beach destination and you can past all the cure skirts and shorts you can. However, carry fuller clothing if you want to visit the temples or are just walking in the streets.
    • For men, it’s about short trousers and cotton shirts/tees.
    • Do carry flat shoes as you will be walking on sand. If you plan of treks, carry special boots for that.
    • Hat and sunglasses are must.
    Medicines: 
    • You will want to take extra precautions about your health across Bali.
    • Carry medicines for diarrhea and malaria. It’s easy to get contaminated if you are relying on local food and water.  
    Documents:
    • Valid international drivers license, if you are renting a vehicle.
    • Photo identity proof
    • Passports
    • Travel booking / insurance papers

  • What is the temperature in daytime and nighttime in Seminyak? How is the general climate in Seminyak?

    The general daytime temperature in Seminyak is about 27 degree Celsius, all round the year. Nights are a bit cooler when the temperature might come down to 20 degree Celsius. However, don’t expect to get a chill. There’s a lot of humidity in the air and it is dehydrating all day.

  • What kind of clothing is suitable for Seminyak?

    It’s a beach destination and you need all the light cotton clothing you have. Beachwear, shorts, skirts, dresses, trousers, cotton shirts, cotton tops is vital to your existing and that perfect photo. However, do ensure that there is something that can cover you decently when you visit a temple or go to the market.

  • Is it safe to travel to Seminyak?

    While Seminyak holds many historical and sightseeing gems, a trip also accompanies a fair share of risks. The most common complaint from tourists is about finicky monkeys and dogs. While monkeys will always try to snatch and steal, the dogs too can be a problem and there’s a high chance to get bitten. Some even believe that the monkeys have been trained to steal jewelry and bags from tourists!
    Secondly, there is a problem of hygiene. It is always recommended that you carry your own water bottles and not drink it locally. Purchase sealed bottles from the supermarket since dehydration in this part of the world is common. Good travel insurance might be able to take care of the eventualities if they arise.

  • What language do they speak in Seminyak?

    The local language in Seminyak is Indonesian. However, most establishments will have people conversing in English.

  • What kind of accommodation I can find in Seminyak?

    Seminyak is more of an upscale part of the Bali Islands. There will be a lot of resorts, luxury villas and high end hotels available. However, if you look hard, you might also find something in the budget range. For hostels, dormitories and cheaper accommodations, you will have to go a little further from the heart of Seminyak.

  • Can I rent a motorbike or a bicycle in Seminyak?

    Renting a motorbike/bicycle is probably the best way to get around Bali. There will be several rental service providers around Seminyak. However, ensure that you are renting from an authorized business. You will need to show proper papers for your international driving license to get a vehicle.

  • Is it worth visiting Seminyak for honeymoon?

    Seminyak is the preferable place to stay and revel if you are traveling with your partner or are on a honeymoon. The city offers several upscale accommodations and other luxury and romantic opportunities. It’s a perfect vacation where you can spend time with your partner and not worry about anything else.

  • What all romantic things honeymooners can do in Seminyak?

    Some of the activities suitable for couples are:
    Visit the Santo Mikael Church – Bali’s own fairytale church
    Visit the SuperHero Factory Bali
    The Totem Room Escape challenge with your partner
    Live like a gypsy for a day at La Laguna
    Enjoy the simple life at Nook
    An exotic pampering session at Prana Spa
    Experience the fire show at Nirvana Burger Bar
    Get a free tattoo at Deus Ex Machina
    Take a long walk in the Seminyak Beach
    A romantic dining experience at Vin + Seminyak
    Get a private photo shoot at Potato Head Beach Club

  • What are the popular places to visit in Seminyak?

    There are numerous places to visit in Bali. Seminyak is one of the important locations in Bali and attracts a lot of people. Some of the best places to visit in Seminyak are:

    • Seminyak Beach
    • Petitenget Temple
    • Double Six Beach
    • Totem Room Escape Challenge Bali
    • Dream Museum Zone Bali 3D
    • Echo Beach
    • Escape Room Bali
    • Nyaman Gallery
    • Biasa Art Space
    • La Laguna Bali

  • What are the different activities one can do in Seminyak?

    Some of the activities one can enjoy while in Seminyak are:

    • Take a cooking class
    • Visit to the Bali Trick Art Gallery
    • Surf in the Seminyak Beach
    • Revel in the festivity at Pura Petitenget Temple
    • Eat around in the popular restaurants
    • Visit a beach club
    • Play some golf in Nirwana
    • Get a splash in Waterbom
    • Get into the party dress at one of the several night clubs

  • What all adventure sports I can do in Seminyak?

    Bali is a heaven for adventure activities. Some of the adventure activities one can participate in Seminyak are:

    • Surfing in the Seminyak Beach
    • Windsurfing at Seminyak Beach
    • Kite surfing
    • Full day Pokémon Hunting Tour by Smailing Tour
    • Totem Room Escape Challenge

  • How are the lodging facilities in Seminyak?

    The lodging facilities in Seminyak are mostly upscale with a lot of resorts, luxury villas and high end hotels. 

  • What are the various budget hotels and home stays in Seminyak?

    • Desa Nyima Inn
    • Delmango Villa Estate Hotel Bali
    • BnB Style Hotel Seminyak
    • Grandmas Plus Hotel Seminyak
    • Mesari Beach Inn
    • Dannys Homestay
    • Warringin Homestay
    • The Studio
    • The Taman Ayu
    • Vasari Hotel Seminyak
    • Pradha Villas
    • Bali Agung Village

  • What are the various luxurious resorts available in Seminyak?

    The various options while on a trip to Bali are:
    Seminyak Ikon
    Uma Sapna
    Sun Islands Boutique and Villas
    The Kunja Villas and Spa
    The Kayana Bali
    The Trans Resort Bali
    The Amala
    The Oberoi Bali
    The Elysian
    Jambuluwuk Oceaneo Seminyak
    The Villas Bali Resort and Spa
    Double Six Luxury Hotel Seminyak

  • Are there private villas available in Seminyak?

    There are a lot of private villa options in Seminyak to fulfil the needs of the tourists. Some of the famous private villas are:

    • Ahimsa Estate
    • Amana Villas
    • Amor Bali Villa
    • Aramanis Villa
    • Aria Exclusive Villas Sps
    • Artemis Villa Hotel
    • Asa Bali Luxury Villa
    • Astana Batubelig Suite Pool Villa
    • Bali Swiss Villa Hotel
    • Bvilla Pool
    • Bvilla Seaside Hotel

  • What all water sports I can do in Seminyak?

    Water sport opportunities in Seminyak include:

    • Surfing
    • Kite surfing
    • Wind surfing
    • Scuba diving

  • Where can I do surfing in Seminyak?

    The most popular and sought after adventure experience in Seminyak is surfing. The waves here are good and makes for a great surfing. Both long boarders and short boarders can seek to have fun here. The best hotels near the breaks include:

    • Anantara Seminyak Resort
    • Dewi Sri Cottages
    • Legian Beach Hotel
    • Pelangi Bali Hotel and Spa
    • The Seminyak
    • The Villas Seminyak

  • Which are some famous beaches in Seminyak?

    Some of the best beaches one can find in Seminyak are:

    • Double Six Beach
    • Petitenget Beach
    • Batu Belig Beach
    • Berawa Beach
    • Echo Beach

  • Can I visit the Seminyak Beach? What are must things to do here?

    Seminyak beach is the closest outdoor opportunity, regardless of where you stay in the city. It’s a must visit and open for all. While a nice long walk with your partner or friends would be a good start, you can also do some surfing, kite surfing and windsurfing. Bali has an awesome list of the things to do. It is also recommended that you experience open air dining on the sea shore in the Seminyak Beach.

  • Where is Santo Mikael Church? What is special about it?

    The auspicious Santo Mikael Church poses in a beautiful form, painted blue and white. Popular for its gothic architecture, this church is located in a serene environment and is a masterpiece that brings in every tourist visiting Bali. If you are still carrying your wedding dress, this will be the perfect church to get a photo shoot done! The wooden benches, picturesque interiors and the quaint ambience will be highly captivating, even for a non-believer! The Santo Mikael Church is located at Camplung Tanduk, in the Kuta region of Seminyak

  • What is Totem Room Escape Challenge? Is it fun for kids?

    The Totem Room is a perfect day out, if you are traveling with your family. The room is actually divided into several sections, each of which holds a puzzle. One needs to solve the puzzle to move on to the next room. Kids will totally love it!

  • Can I do Scuba Diving in Seminyak? Where can I do it and how much will be the cost?

    Several providers offer scuba diving opportunities in Seminyak. While the dive site will be far of the Seminyak beach, you will have to book your tickets in the city. In most case, hotels too would be able to provide you with tickets. Most scuba shops are located in the Kuta region of Seminyak and dives start at a basic price of US$100. Further, dives are customized for both beginner and experienced scuba divers.

  • Can I do Horse Riding in Seminyak? Where can I do it?

    Canggu, a little distant from Seminyak is the most preferred beach for horse riding. Take a ride along the southern beaches or the lush rice terraces a little up the city. The rides will be accompanied by experienced guides who ensure your safety and comfort. There are several stables in Canggu that you can approach for a horseback ride experience.

  • Can I do Bungee Jumping in Seminyak? Is it safe to do?

    Another popular but easily missed out adventure opportunity in Seminyak is a bungee jump. It will be an incredible experience and is completely safe for all kinds of jumpers. As long as you are medically fit, it would be a fun thing to do. Look for The Bungee Co. as it is the only service provider there.

  • What are the places in Seminyak that provide good spa?

    Some of the places in Seminyak that provide good spa facilities are:

    • Prana Spa, Jalan Kunti
    • Away Spa at W Bali, Jalan Petitenget
    • Body Temple Spa, Jalan Canggu Club
    • Sundari Day Spa, Jalan Petitenget
    • Spring Spa, Seminyak Village
    • The Cottage Beauty House, Jalan Batu Belig
    • The Spa at Amala, Jalan Kunti
    • The Shampoo Lounge, Jalan Raya Taman
    • Spa at Peppers Seminyak, Jl. Pura Telaga
    • Bodyworks, Jalan Kayu Jati
    • Cool Spa, Jalan Kayu

  • Can I do Yoga in Seminyak? Which are some famous places for yoga in Seminyak?

    Seminyak provides many places for yoga. Some of the famous places for yoga in Seminyak are:

    • Seminyak Yoga Shala, Jalan Raya
    • Olop Iyengar Yoga Studio, Jalan Drupadi
    • Prana Spa, Jalan Kunti
    • Yoga 108 Bali, Jalan Drupadi
    • Jiwa Bikram Yoga Bali, Jalan Petitenget

  • What kind of shopping can be done in Seminyak? Which markets are good for shopping in Seminyak?

    • The Seminyak Village, Jl. Kayu Jati Basangkasa
    • Biasa Bali, Jalan Raya Seminyak
    • Nyaman Art Gallery, Jalan Raya Basangkasa
    • Rabia Jewelry, Jalan Raya Petitenget
    • Jemme Jewelry, Jalan Raya Petitenget
    • Tulola Jewelry, Jalan Petitenget
    • Kody and Co, Jalan Kayu Cendana
    • Drifter Surf Club, Jalan Kayu Aya
    • Blue Glue Bikinis, Jalan Raya Kerobokan
    • Seminyak Square, Jl. Kayu Aya

  • Which restaurants serve the best food in Seminyak? Is vegetarian food easily available in Seminyak?

    • URCHIN, GRILL AND RAW BAR, Jl. Kayu Aya No. 22
    • MERAH PUTIH, Jl. Petitenget
    • BARBACOA, LATIN-AMERICAN CUISINE, Jl. Petitenget No.15
    • SARDINE, SEAFOOD CUISINE, Jl. Petitenget No. 21
    • SAIGON STREET, VIETNAMESE CUISINE, Jl. Petitenget No. 77X
    • KILO, LATIN-JAPANESE CUISINE, Jl. Drupadi No.22
    • MOONLITE, MODERN ASIAN CUISINE, Jl. Abimanyu (Dhyana Pura)
    • MAMASAN, ASIAN-THAI CUISINE, Jl. Raya Kerobokan No. 135
    It will be easy to find vegetarian dishes but finding a completely vegetarian restaurant is hard in Seminyak.

  • What is special about La Favela Tropical themed Restaurant?

    La Favela – a restaurant by the day turns into a happening bar after sunset. The events organized here are just like the house parties and have the most incredible themes. The space is electric, the food is amazing and the crowd that pours in is the best, you would have encountered.

  • What kind of nightlife I can experience in Seminyak? Where can I go clubbing in Seminyak?

    After the sun sets across the Uluwatu Beach, a different kind of night life comes to prominent. There are several night clubs spread across Uluwatu that you can be a part of. Most of the places even offer free entry. Prominent clubs in Seminyak include:  

    • Ku De Ta Bali, Jalan Petitenget
    • Potato Head Beach Club, Jalan Petitenget
    • La Favela Bar and Restaurant, Jalan Kayu Aya
    • Koh Bali, Jalan Camplung
    • OPIVM Bali Nightclub, Jalan Camplung
    • Motel Mexicola, Jalan Kayujati
    • Mirror Bali Lounge and Club, Jalan Petitenget
    • Double Six Rooftop Bali, Jalan Arjuna
    • Frankenstein’s Laboratory, Jalan Camplung
    • Zibiru Restaurant, Jalan Drupadi

  • Does one have easy access to alcohol in Seminyak? What is the legal drinking age there?

    The access to alcohol is pretty smooth. However the legal drinking age is 17 years. You might be asked to show your identity proof before being served drink or when you go to buy booze from the market. Public drinking is however frowned at. Drink privately or in parties and clubs.

  • Is smoking legal in Seminyak?

    Though not prohibited by law, but you must avoid public places as an unsaid rule. There are also special places that come with a “No Smoking” banner. Smoking around such areas can attract hefty fines.

  • What kind of laws are there in Seminyak regarding drug usage?

    There is a complete ban of drug selling or consumption in Seminyak and across Bali. People found guilty are severely punished and sometimes even honored with a death penalty.

  • Are there any money exchangers in Seminyak?

    • Central Kuta Money Exchange, Jl. Sunset Road No.10X, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung
    • Cash X Change, PT Semangat Anak Rantau Money Changer, Jl. Raya Seminyak, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung
    • BMC Seminyak (Kantor Pusat), Jl. Raya Seminyak No.16A, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung
    • Cash X Change, Barat, Jl. Nakula No.5, Seminyak, Kuta, Kota Denpasar

  • What are some important laws that I should keep in mind while visiting Seminyak?

    • Zero tolerance on drugs. Don’t bring them in
    • Do not buy drugs even if you are offered by shady sellers
    • Don’t touch the head of any local
    • Wear thong and sash when entering temples
    • Take your shoes off when entering a temple or someone’s house
    • Don’t enter temple if you are menstruating
    • Don’t give money using your left hand
    • Keep your shirt on when walking the streets
    • Don’t point with the index finger
    • Don’t step over ceremonial offerings
    • Wear helmet when driving two wheelers
    • Bring your international driver’s license along

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