Immediately north of the bold and brash resort of Kuta is the bustling town of Seminyak, regarding as an up and coming destination in Bali. Boasting some of the most glorious wide, sandy beaches in Bali, Seminyak is also known for the legendary sunsets and relaxed ambience.
The beach is wide and attractive and relatively uncrowded, making it the perfect spot for sunbathing or enjoying the watersports, particularly the surfing. Some of the longest established surf schools in Bali are based in Seminyak, offering tuition for all levels, including children. You can also explore some of the more tranquil stretches of beach on horseback, while just to the north of the resort is one of Bali’s most historic coastal temples at Petitenget.
Dubbed as a food-lover’s haven, dining out is a big feature of the Seminyak scene with some truly amazing restaurants, from top-notch restaurants to cafes serving lunch or coffee and cake. Flavours from around the globe can be found here, from Italian, Spanish, Mexican and Thai, as well as Indonesian so you’re in for a feast! Most Seminyak restaurants are found along the Jalan Laksman main route along with a wealth of fashionable boutiques. Other shopping hotspots include Jalan Raya Seminyak and Jalan Petitenget.
Seminyak also boasts a flourishing nightlife scene with a rich collection of entertainment venues and bars, perfectly complementing the area’s stylish boutiques, art galleries, luxury spas and eclectic dining spots.
- Wide sandy beach
- Fantastic restaurants
- Chic boutiques