Seminyak Travel Guide

Situated on the beautiful island of Bali, Seminyak is a pleasant seaside town. Although somewhat sleepy, this is a good place to explore for an hour or two.

Those who like to soak up the sun on the beach might find Seminyak’s main stretch of sand rather disappointing. Rather than the powdery golden sand visitors to the south of Bali are treated to, here the beach consists of black volcanic sand which, while striking, doesn’t exactly fit the picture of a tropical island shoreline.

Accommodation in Seminyak tends to be rather expensive so it is perhaps better to visit the seaside town from either Kuta or Legian. Both towns are just a short bus ride away from Seminyak and have plenty of reasonably priced places to spend the night at as well as interesting attractions.

Getting There & Away

By far the easiest way to get to Seminyak is to fly into Ngurah Rai International airport, which is less than an hour’s drive away and serves regional cities. Catch a bus to Seminyak from the large bus stop near the airport or take a taxi. There is a regular bus service to Seminyak from towns and cities such as Legian (20 minutes) and Kuta (20 minutes).

Things to Do

Seminyak Attractions

Petitenget Beach

Ideal for swimming and sunbathing, this is also a great place to watch the sun set at the end of the day.

1- Pura Petitenget

Known for its elaborate ceremonies, this pretty balinese temple is a good place to visit.