Relax, lounge, and dine to your heart’s content at Bali’s most upscale and luxurious beach – Seminyak Beach.
If you are looking for a luxurious beach vacation in Bali, then Seminyak Beach is the right place for you, as it boasts of lavish resorts, fine dining restaurants, and even upscale boutiques. Its coast feels more refined compared to other Bali beaches. At the same time, Seminyak boasts of a lively and thriving nightlife scene, with world-renowned entertainment spots that host international gigs.
On the other hand, those who prefer a much-relaxed vacation would love the secluded ambiance of Seminyak’s Petitenget Beach.
Seminyak Beach is part of South Bali’s main west coast urban area.
Opening Days and Hours
Seminyak Beach is open 24/7, but most of the establishments in Seminyak opens around 10:00 and closes shop at 22:00 (except for the night spots.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Seminyak Beach has no entrance fee.
How to Get There
You can reach Seminyak Beach via:
By car: From Kuta and Legian, you can travel via the Jalan Legian going to Jalan Seminyak, which runs parallel with the beach. A quicker route albeit farther in terms of distance is via the eastern bypass called the Jalan Sunset.
A number of hotels provide a shuttle service going to Seminyak. Another option is via a prepaid taxi, which costs around IDR 60,000 (USD 11.78) from the airport, IDR 30,000 (USD 2.21) from Kuta, and IDR 15,000 (USD 1.10) from Legian.
By boat: From Gili Islands, the closest port to Seminyak Beach is the located in Benoa – a 30-minute drive southeast. From Gili Air, you can travel via the Patagonia Xpress – a free shuttle service in the areas of Seminyak, Kuta, and Denpasar.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
- Families with older kids
Time to Spend
A day or two is enough to explore Seminyak Beach, try out some of its nightspots, and even shop around its boutiques.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
Bali’s peak and busiest season are July to August, and during the Holidays period in December/January. On the other hand, Bali off-peak season is in March and October.
- Explore popular spots such as the Potato Head Beach Club, Revolver, Ku De Ta, etc.
- Scuba diving
- Horseback riding
- Surfing and other water activities
Seminyak Beach boasts a number of world-class restaurants. Popular ones you can try include:
- The Bistrot
- La Plancha
- Bali Juice Park
- BlueWater Café and Beach House
- Warung Bola
- Chez Gado Gado
- MoonLite Kitchen and Bar
- The Champlung Bar and Restaurant
- Warung Chiringuito
- Yoga at Seminyak Yoga Shala
- Shop at Jalan Laksmana
- Pura Petitenget
- Pura Masceti
- Nyaman Gallery
- Totem Room Escape Challenge Bali
- Dream Museum Zone (DMZ) Bali 3D
- Echo Beach
- Biasa Art Space
- La Laguna Bali
Accommodations near Seminyak Beach include villas and resorts such as The Seminyak Beach Resort, W Bali Seminyak, The Samaya Seminyak Bali, and Grand Balisani Suites. Prices range from USD 104 to 1,000 per night.