Bali has tons of tourist destinations for each region has its unique features and endless attractions to be enjoyed. Seminyak is one of the most prominent regions in Bali. Seminyak was once a humble tourist destination which now has turned into a fancy beach resort areas along the years. Once you get there, there are various beach clubs with different types. Not only that, but the beach is also top-notch with many things to do. We have some list to do in Seminyak that will certainly fulfill your thirsty soul of adventure.
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1. Relax at Seminyak Beach
Seminyak Beach has a various color of sands, from golden to dark and certainly a breathtaking sunset. Once a destination for surfers looking an epic wave, now it has rows of resorts, villas, luxury spas, and fashion outlets. The main road of Seminyak is now lined with boutiques and entertainment. Note that this might not be the most suitable spot for budget travelers.
2. Ride a Horse
Looking for another way to enjoy the sunset? Try horse riding at Seminyak beach. This activity has been popular in Seminyak. Each person will be assigned a horse, no need to worry if you never ride a horse before because you will be accompanied by guides to lead you. Imagine taking a serene walk on a horse with your loved ones and the burning sunset as your background!
3. Adore Petitenget Temple
Like any other places in Bali, a temple cannot be forgotten while you visit Seminyak. One of the most famous temples in Seminyak is Petitenget Temple (Pura Petitenget). This temple is a cultural highlight among modern development in Seminyak. The architecture of this temple is made of red bricks and sandstone. Visit this temple during its festive 210-day anniversaries to witness the traditional dance being performed by the locals.
4. Chill at Beach Club
There is nothing more Seminyak vibe rather than the beach clubs adorning the places. Seminyak has tons of clubs with various quirky ambiance. Try Potato Head Club where it has an infinity pool, beach front, and cocktails to sip while enjoying the sunshine. This place is popular so get there as early as possible. If you opt for a less crowded place, try Mrs. Sippy where there are more space and chill atmosphere.
5. Drink Coffee
Those coffee addict just can’t miss the chance to sip a glass of coffee at a boutique coffee house in Seminyak. Arguably the most popular spot to get your best espresso is Revolver, a crowded spot where the tourists and locals flock to get the best cup of coffee.
Those who have been longing for a less crowded spot than Kuta can enjoy the waves in Seminyak. The waves in Seminyak Beach provide the perfect opportunity to learn surfing. You can hire a private or semi-private lesson with the best instructor and accommodation.
7. Go Shopping
Jalan Laksamana might be the number one spot to shop in Seminyak, some even say the best in Bali! There is a wide range of big brands of clothing and surf shops in this area, as well as some casual places. You can choose from local Balinese to international, from clothing to home furnishing.
8. Spa and Massage
After a day trip around Seminyak, nothing can beat a good massage to rejuvenate your body. Bali has its own secret to give you special therapy that combines Balinese traditional massage and Western method. Enjoy body massage, hot shower, and ended with warming tea to fulfill your day in Seminyak.
9. Visit the Art Gallery
Art enthusiasts should not miss the chance to visit art galleries in Seminyak. The area is dotted with galleries such as Nyaman Gallery. This cozy art space was displaying a collection of contemporary arts by the local artists from Bali or around Indonesia. The spaces where the arts are placed would allow you to enjoy each of the pieces.
10. Totem Room Escape Challenge
Traveling to Seminyak with your bands and looking for something fun to do? Rush to Totem Room Escape Challenge where you will be challenged with scenarios of the puzzle with different tale themes and difficulties. Collaborate with your friends to solve the riddles and escape the room, if you can!