Discover a sophisticated and quiet alternative to the bustling Kuta and busy Legian beachside districts of Bali.
Unwind in a choice of luxurious beachside hotels and private villas. Savour soothing spas and browse trendy boutiques. Enjoy fine dining and party-on in stylish nightspots.
Up-market Seminyak is located just north of Legian and features the gently shelving Petitenget Beach.
Seminyak is located on the west coast just 10km from the airport, around 16 minutes by taxi.
The Seminyak district of Bali offers a wide choice of accommodation options to suit all budgets, including the following…
The Samaya Bali
Prices: from AUD865 per room
Description:This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Featuring landscaped pools, The Samaya Bali offers guests a memorable stay steps from Seminyak Beach. The award-winning hotel provides a spa, excellent dining options and well-appointed villas with private pools. Guests enjoy 24-hour butler service, free scheduled yoga classes and free drop-off shuttle service within Seminyak area. Featuring warm sandy décor, villas are fitted with luxurious beddings and furnishings. They are nestled within tropical gardens, and feature a 42-inch flat-screen TV, Bose iPod docking station and DVD player. Some of the villas are set on the beachside of the property, whilst others are in a peaceful courtyard setting with lush tropical garden and located only few minutes away by golf buggy from across the street. For a quiet evening indoors, guests can make use of the free Wi-Fi or enjoy relaxing massages and body treatments at the spa. There is also a fitness centre and a sauna. Enjoying a beachfront setting, Breeze Restaurant & Bar serves international and local dishes with the Indian Ocean as backdrop. 24-hour room service is available. The Samaya Bali is 14 km from Ngurah Rai International Airport, 5-minute walk from Ku De Ta and a 10-minute walk from Seminyak Square shopping centre.
The Legian, Bali
Prices: from AUD787 per room
Description: A multi-awarded beachfront property facing the Indian Ocean, The Legian Bali offers luxurious accommodation set in landscaped tropical gardens. Located along Seminyak Beach, it features a three-tiered outdoor pool. Each room at The Legian features a 32-inch flat-screen TV, a Blu-Ray player, 2 iPods with a Bose sound dock and entertainment system. Rooms come with spacious living areas and private balconies. The bathrooms have bathtubs and double vanity sinks. Guests can sign up for yoga lessons, exercise at the gym, or enjoy some quiet reading at the library. Overlooking the beach, the spa includes a manicure/pedicure lounge and a steam room. Buffet breakfast is served at the restaurant, which also offers European dishes for lunch and dinner. The pool and ocean bars serve light meals and cocktails. Wines and cigars can be enjoyed at the lobby lounge. The professional service here is legendary. The Legian Bali is 15 km away from Ngurah Rai International Airport. Facilities incl.: Restaurant, 2 bars, 2-tiered outdoor pool, massage, room service, laundry service and water sport facilities.
The Oberoi, Bali
Location: Seminyak – Legian Beach
Prices: from AUD454 per room
Description: The Oberoi, Bali stretches over 15 acres of tropical gardens and offers luxurious beachside accommodation filled with traditional Balinese architecture and free Wi-Fi. Its outdoor pool overlooks the ocean. Decorated with stylish teak wood furnishings, rooms are equipped with a satellite TV, DVD player and iPod sound dock. The sunken bathtub in the en suite bathroom opens out to a private grounds. Overlooking a pond, Oberoi Spa has open-air massage pavilions and a variety of beauty treatments. The resort also has a tour desk and a fitness centre. Frangipani Cafe serves a daily breakfast in an al fresco setting, while Kura Kura serves Indonesian, Asian and Continental cuisines. Themed buffet dinners and scheduled live performances are featured at The Amphitheatre. Cocktails, drinks and snacks can be enjoyed at Kayu Bar, which features views of the Indian Ocean. Rub shoulders with celebrities at this famous hotel, which offers a choice of individual lanais (traditional thatched-roof bungalows with wood beams) or villas overlooking the ocean just metres from the golden-sand beach. Located along popular Seminyak Beach, The Oberoi, Bali is just 500 m from Ku De Ta and The Seminyak Square Shopping Mall. Ngurah Rai International Airport is 9 km from the resort. Facilities incl.: Restaurant, bar, outdoor pool, tennis court, fitness centre, 24-hr room service, massage, spa, sauna and laundry service.
The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa
Prices: from AUD350 per room
Description: This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. The beachfront The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa resort features a beach-facing infinity pool and an ocean-view sunset lounge and bar. Rooms come with free WiFi. Featuring a traditional Balinese touch, rooms include a 42-inch flat-screen TV with DVD player and an iPod dock. Private bathrooms come with rainshower and bath facilities. Select rooms offer a hot tub with ocean views. The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa is located next to the famous Ku De Ta Restaurant and Bar and its within walking distance of Seminyak Square. It offers a chargeable airport shuttle to and from Ngurah Rai International Airport, a 45-minute drive away. Surrounded by waterways and greenery, Santan Restaurant offers an all-day menu of international dishes. In-room dining is possible. Dining alternatives include Sanje Sunset Lounge and the pool bar. The Seminyak Beach Resort provides a business centre and an in-house clinic. Guests can lounge on a sun bed or relax at the spa.
The best time to visit Seminyak (and Bali) is during the dry season from April to September when the days are sunny and dry.
Generally, Bali enjoys a warm, humid and tropical climate with an average temperature of 32°C (89°F) year round.
However, temperatures vary from 33°C (91°F) to 21°C (69°F) across the island ranging from hot on the coast to cooler in the highlands. It can drop to 5°C (41°F) at night in the mountains.
For more climate info: Bali Weather Guide
Bali is located off the eastern tip of Java – just one of more than 13,000 islands in the Indonesian archipelago – and is easily accessible with multiple airlines offering daily flights.
The most convenient route to Bali is by air to Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS), also known as Denpasar International Airport, which is located in southern Bali, 13km (8mi) southwest of the capital, Denpasar.
More information about how to get to Bali…
Latest update: Seminyak Beach Honeymoon: 21 April, 2022