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Ultimate Guide to Holidays in Seminyak - Bali Island

Seminyak is a village in the Kuta district, Badung Regency, Bali. Seminyak is famous as one of the top class areas in Bali. There are many restaurants, cafes, boutiques, luxury hotels and villas here. Although both have a beach and the distance is not far from Kuta, but the atmosphere in Seminyak is much different. Quieter, modern and elite. So also for the beach area.



    Main area of Seminyak

    The village of Seminyak is bordered by North Kuta Sub-district, the Indian Ocean to the west, Kuta and Legian villages in the South and Denpasar in the east.

    Credit: KSMTour.com

    How to Get to Seminyak

    The easiest way to go to Seminyak Bali is to use a plane through I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport first. Most of the Low Cost Carrier (LCC) and Full Service Airlines serve the destination and departure route Denpasar, Bali.

    After that you can continue the journey by taxi from the airport, it costs Rp 60,000,-. In addition, you can also use the car rental service with driver or without driver.

    Public transport in Seminyak

    The best way to visit the various places in Seminyak is on foot. The distance between each restaurant, café or favorite boutique is not too far away. Because the streets in Seminyak often crash.

    You can also rent a motorcycle at a rate of Rp 50,000,-S/d Rp 75,000,-. This motorbike rental can be found on the edge of Kayu Aya Street. But if you want to be more comfortable, taxis can be a choice. There's no need to bother looking for parking, but it's important to be patient when stuck.

    Place to See in Seminyak

    There are several tourist spots in Seminyak that you can visit like some of the following attractions in Seminyak:

    1. Seminyak Beach

    Seminyak Beach Bali is located in the village area of Seminyak, Kuta District, Badung. Seminyak Beach has very soft sand, ramps. The beauty of the beach is not inferior to Kuta beach. It is located to the north of Kuta Beach.

    However, when the visit to Kuta Beach gets more mass, some visitors start to move to Legian or Seminyak as they are adjacent. This beach is one of the tourist destinations in Bali which is not too much known local tourists. Both of these places also provide various facilities. The beach atmosphere is not too crowded, quiet, making the beach area more exclusive.

    The area around Seminyak Beach was originally an agrarian village area. Although adjacent to the beach, many residents work as farmers. However, after the renovation of Kuta Beach to become the center of Bali tourist attraction, the various areas around the area come to improve, there is no exception Seminyak. Slowly, the population began to switch jobs by opening services such as lodging providers, food as well as other facilities for the visitors.

    Don't stop there, along the road to the famous beach as eating Street. This mention is because many lined restaurant that peddle various dishes appetizing. The price varies, ranging from cheap to expensive. Both local and international food. If you want to know the list of attractions in Bandung and surrounding areas that you can visit while on vacation, read the article from our blog.

    Seminyak Beach is breathtaking. Along the beach there is an umbrella for visitors who want to relax while enjoying their surroundings. By evening, the tourists come here to see the beauty of natural phenomena such asSunset.

    While waiting for sunset time, tourists can do swimming, sunbathing or surfing. No need to worry about surfing equipment or how to do it. The trainers will accompany you to surf. Along the beach there are rental of surfing equipment as well as instructors. They are ready to teach tourists how to surf.

    Seminyak Beach Bali is a beautiful beach with a stretch of white sand. It has a large enough wave so it is suitable for surfing. This white sandy beach is always crowded with tourists, both local and foreign. Beach atmosphere is not too crowded like Kuta beach. Therefore, it is very convenient for holidays and exclusive memorable.

    To support the development of tourism sector here, various facilities such as hotel, resort, Villa, restaurant, café, surfboard rental, parking area, available very well. In addition, there are also luxury villas, which can be used as a place to stay for the thick-breasted tourists.

    The beauty of Seminyak beach is no doubt. It is suitable for tourism destination in Bali with family, partner or co-worker.

    2. Petitenget Temple

    In the midst of the The crush villas, restaurants, bars and boutiques, there is still one temple that remains exist in Seminyak. Its name is Pura Petitenget. One of the best times to visit here is on the anniversary of Pura Petitenget.

    The celebration is held every Wednesday Merakih in the calculation of the Balinese Pawukon calendar or every 210 days. In 2016, this celebration fell on 26 October 2016. The festive decoration of the temple and the colorful garments of the people will be a very good photo object.

    Another best time to come to Petitenget temple is the weekend. Every Saturday or Sunday morning, at the main pavilion of Petitenget temple there is usually a traditional dance practice session performed by local residents.

    3. ORDINARY ArtSpace

    If you are an art lover, it is mandatory to come to this gallery while in Seminyak area. ArtSpace COMMONLY features a variety of contemporary art installations by local artists, especially from Java and Bali. The gallery is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 pm and address at Jl. Raya Seminyak 34.

    4. Trick Art 3D Gallery

    This is one of the tourist destinations that you must visit in Seminyak. Trick Art 3D Gallery has about 80 images that give the 3D illusion when we take a picture in front of it. A number of South Korean artists were flown to create these drawings.

    Located on Jl. Sunset Road 789, Seminyak, Trick Art 3D Gallery is a family-friendly tourist attraction. Admission ticket is Rp 100,000,-and you can be satisfied with pictures as much as possible. The gallery opens every day from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

    Hotels in Seminyak

    Here are some hotels in Seminyak, also some tourist attractions in Seminyak that you can use for a place to stay during the holidays to Seminyak.


    • The Oberoi Bali, class: 5 Star, Price: Starting from Rp 5 million per night
    • W Retreat & Spa Bali, class: 5 Star, Price: start from Rp 5.5 million per night
    • The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa, Class: 5 Star, Price: start from Rp 3.5 million per night
    • The Trans Resort Bali, class: 5 Star, Price: Starting from Rp 2 million per night
    • Villa Plawa Asri, class: 4 star, Price: start from Rp 4.9 million per night
    • Oval Villa Bali, class: 4 star, Price: start from Rp 3.6 million per night
    • Arsa Villa Bali, Class: 4-Star, Price: Start from Rp 3.2 million per night
    • Bvilla-Pool, class: 4 star, Price: start from Rp 2.6 million per night
    • Grania Bali Villa, class: 4 star, Price: start from Rp 2.5 million per night
    • Gracia Bali Villas & Apartment, Class: 4 star, Price: Start from Rp 2 million per night
    • Golden Tulip Devins Hotel Seminyak, class: 4 star, Price: start from Rp 1.3 million per night
    • Swiss-Belhotel Petitenget, class: 4 star, Price: start from Rp 500,000,-per night
    • Ramada Encore Bali Seminyak, class: 4 star, Price: start from Rp 500,000,-per night
    • Paragon Suites & Resorts, Class: 4 star, Price: Start from Rp 450,000,-per night
    • Destiny Boutique Hotel, class: 4 star, Price: Start from Rp 450,000,-per night
    • Savvoya Hotel, Class: 4 star, Price: start from Rp 400,000,-per night
    • Grand La Villais Hotel, class: 4 star, Price: start from Rp 400,000,-per night
    • Hotel NEO Seminyak – Petitenget, Class: 4 star, Price: Start from Rp 350,000,-per night
    • The Harmony Hotel Seminyak, class: Star, Price: Start from Rp 300,000,-per night
    • The Alea Hotel Seminyak, JALAN CENDRAWASIH NO. 78 PETITENGET, SEMINYAK, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • Ramada Encore Bali Seminyak, Jl. Dewi Saraswati lll Badung, Seminyak,, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80239
    • MaxOneHotels.com @ Seminyak – Bali, Jl. Cendrawasih, Petitenget Seminyak Bali, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • Daun Bali Seminyak Hotel, Jalan Petitenget No 8 Seminyak,Kerobokan Kelod, North Kuta, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
    • Sense Sunset Seminyak, Jalan Sunset Road No. 88 Seminyak, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
    • Horison Seminyak, Jl. Arjuna, Seminyak, Kuta – Bali, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • Jambuluwuk Oceano Seminyak, Petitenget Street 108 – 110, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • Liberta Seminyak Hotel, Jalan Petitenget No 2 Kerobokan, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • Hotel Santika Seminyak, Jalan Sunset Road No. 17, Seminyak, Bali, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • HARRIS Hotel Seminyak, Jl. Drupadi No. 99, Seminyak, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • Primera Hotel Seminyak, Jl. Camplung horns (Dhyana Pura) No. 9A, Seminyak, Bali, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • Favehotel Sunset Seminyak, Jl. Sunset Road No. 89, Seminyak – Kerobokan, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • Tijili Seminyak, Jalan Drupadi No. 9 Seminyak, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • Hotel Dafam Savvoya Seminyak, Jl. Mertanadi No 14, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • Steenkool Hotel Seminyak, Jalan Sunset Road Gang Good-good No 1 Seminyak, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • DevinSky Hotel, Seminyak, Jl. Petitenget Komplex Villa Kendal No. 35, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • Paditeras Boutique Hotel Seminyak, Jl. Lebak Sari No. 19, Petitenget, Banjar Umasari, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • Astana Kunti Suite Seminyak, JALAN DEWI SARASWATI III NO. 39, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • BNB Style Hotel Seminyak, Jalan. Kunti No 9, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361
    • TS Suites Bali and Villas, Jalan Nakula No. 18 Seminyak, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 80361


    Recommended culinary dining in Seminyak


    • Ku De Ta, Address: Jl. Kayu Aya No. 9, Seminyak, type of cuisine: International with a touch of Mediterranean style
    • La Plancha, Address: Jl. Mesari beach, Seminyak, type of cuisine: Spanish (tapas), processed seafood western style
    • Revolver Espresso, Address: Jl. Kayu Aya No. 50, Seminyak, type of cuisine: coffee, Burger, sandwich
    • Sisterfields, Address: Jl. Kayu Cendana No. 7, Seminyak, type of cuisine: Western
    • Potato Head Beach Club, Address: Jl. Petitenget No. 51, Seminyak, type of cuisine: Western, Asian
    • Motel Mexicola, Address: Jl. Kayu Jati No. 9, Seminyak, type of cuisine: Mexican
    • Biku, Address: Petitenget Street No. 888, Seminyak, type of cuisine: American, Indonesian, Asian
    • Ultimo, Address: Jl. Kayu Aya 104X, Seminyak, type of cuisine: Italian
    • La Lucciola, Address: Jl. Kayu Aya 104X, Seminyak, type of cuisine: Mediterranean
    • Gardin, Address: Jl. Petitenget No. 106, Seminyak, type of cuisine: French, Italian, Indonesian
    • Warung Babi Guling Pak Malen, Address: Jl. Sunset Road No. 554, Seminyak, type of cuisine: Nasi babi Guling Bali
    • Wahaha, Address: Jl. Sunset Road Barat No. 1689, Seminyak, type of cuisine: Balinese pork Ribs
    • Made's Warung, address: Jl. Raya Seminyak, type of cuisine: Western, Japanese, Balinese, vegetarian


    Travel Tips in Seminyak


    • If you want to enjoy the evening entertainment especially the bar in Seminyak, we recommend to bring enough cash. When you run out of money to pay for taxis or ojek, ask them to wait while you take money in the room.
    • When you want to visit the temple, be sure to wear polite and closed clothes. The temple is a place of worship, so when you are here, keep the peace and honor those who are praying.
    • You need to know in Seminyak
    • Bali Clinic, Jalan Laksamana No. 54XX, Seminyak, Phone: (0361) 733301


    History of Seminyak

    The origins of Seminyak relate to Raja Pemecutan who ruled the Badung area, including Seminyak. In the past, one of the Sameton (brothers) of Raja Pemecutan was sent to open land that is still in the form of forest in the Legian area to Seminyak now.

    This is where he established a Jero (House). By the king, he was given the Panjak (people of followers) from Padangaxis village. Until now, said Mara, there is still a bond of Pasawitran (fraternity) that is sticky between residents of Seminyak and Padangwick.

    Seminyak is derived from two words, namely Sami (All) and Nyak (MAU). When opening the land or building the Jero, the followers of the King's family or other inhabitants no one hoped (denied or opposed), all submissive, all would follow the commandment.

    Climate in Seminyak

    Seminyak has a tropical climate such as other areas in Bali. Rainfall is significant at most large in a year and a short dry season.

    Regional languages in Seminyak

    In general, the local language used in Seminyak is Balinese language. But in its development, there have been many who use Bahasa Indonesia or English for communication, especially for those who are often associated with foreign tourists.

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