Seminyak, I would say, is a pretty touristy spot. Nevertheless, Seminyak still remains to keep it’s cool and hip vibe despite the number of tourists it satisfies.
One thing that was amazing about Seminyak was how it catered for such a diverse variety of people. I noticed everyone from families with young children and newlyweds to backpackers and old couples. It just didn’t matter one bit. The laid back attitude and friendly nature of Indonesian people is just so welcoming.
In short, Bali is generally really good value for money. You can have quite a luxurious holiday here without spending a lot.
For all my Bali budgeting top tips and advice, check out this blog post!
Seminyak lies on the west coast of Bali, a 30 minute drive from Nguari International Airport in Denpasar, and is a great place to begin or have your Island adventure.
Seminyak (and Bali as a whole) is very health conscious. You really won’t walk far without meeting an organic or vegetarian cafe filled with raw treats, snacks, dishes and drinks. Of course though, if you want to, you’ll still be able to find gelato cafes and pizza pick ups.
Eating well when I’m travelling is still something I struggle with, but consider so important. Bali is 100% right there behind you, giving you endless options to indulge in without the guilt. Some of my favourite spots included…
The best coffee in Seminyak!
The cashew milk cappuccino is one of the best cappuccinos I’ve ever had!
You don’t need to be staying there to go to the restaurant. Don’t miss out on the killer cocktail list either!
Traditional Indonesian dishes, dress up or dress down. We shared 8 or 9 small dishes between 3 of us with a cocktail and our bill was £12 each! And, the food was unreal.
The sunset in Seminyak speaks for itself. In fact, I’d say it’s one of the best places in Bali to watch the sun go down.
If you don’t fancy watching the sunset on the beach, try W Hotel, Potato Head Beach Club or La Plancha Beach Club.
I’ll let the pictures do the talking here…
Pura Petitenget is a famous sea temple and Pura Masceti is an agricultural temple. Both are beautiful!
Potato Head Beach Bar, Ku De Ta, and La Plancha Beach Bar are particularly well-known!
This is one of Bali’s most famous shopping streets and home to many big Balinese and surfer brands!
What were your favourite spots? I’d love to know!
Love as always and happy adventuring,
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