Brief Introduction 

Seminyak Beach is a renowned travel destination on the island of Bali, Indonesia. It's located approximately 10 kilometers west of the capital city, Denpasar. The beauty of Seminyak Beach is characterized by its fine sandy shores and crystal-clear waters. Furthermore, It attracts surf enthusiasts from all around because of the impressive waves.

Seminyak Beach coast

A nice sand with long coast at Seminyak Beach

Like other Bali beaches, there are luxurious resorts and hotels with modern amenities such as pools, spas, restaurants and various entertainment options. However, this is the only place I've ever known that is a great place to relax and sunbathe in a romantic beach setting.

Seminyak Beach activities

Visitor enjoy drinks in beach club

In addition, Seminyak is well-known for its vibrant nightlife scene, featuring numerous bars, clubs and exciting evening events. From Seminyak, you can easily access other famous Bali attractions like Ubud, Kuta, and Uluwatu, making it a perfect starting point for exploring the island.

Best Time to Visit Seminyak Beach

Seminyak Beach has a tropical climate, making it a year-round destination. However, the dry season (from April to October) is the best time to visit. During this season, you can immerse in sunny, calm seas and more pleasant weather. It's also when the beach is less crowded to fully enjoy the serene beauty of this coastal paradise.

Best Time to Visit Seminyak Beach

Tourist on the Seminyak Beach

Beach Activities and Nightlife 

Whether day or night, you can experience exciting activities on Seminyak beach.

Surfing: This activity at Seminyak Beach is a thrill! You can rent a surfboard for around 109,000 IDR (~ 7 USD) per hour. If you participate in a lesson with an instructor, it costs around 546,350 IDR (~ 35 USD) for two hours.

Paddleboarding: It is a new relaxing activity at Seminyak Beach. You can rent  a paddleboard for around 218,540 IDR (~14 USD) per hour.

Jet Skiing: You can rent a jet ski at 764,890 IDR (~ 49 USD) for a 15-minute experience.

Parasailing: This sport for sky lovers who want to experience the thrill of parasailing above the ocean. These costs start at 780,500 IDR (~ 50 USD) for a 15-minute ride. 

Seminyak Beach surfing

Surfing lesson with professional guides

Boat Tour: You can take a scenic boat tour on the waters of Seminyak. Prices vary depending on the type of tour and duration, around 546,350 IDR (~ 35 USD) for a short excursion.

Fishing: Enjoying a fishing adventure off Seminyak’s coast. These tours are available starting at 546,350 IDR (~ 35 USD).

Canoeing: You can explore the calm waters with canoes. Rental price is 218,540 IDR (~ 14 USD) per hour.

Seminyak Beach boat

Tourists prefer boat tour for sightseeing the beach

Snorkeling: It seems to be a hot activity at the beach. You can discover the underwater world with a guide and it costs 327,810 IDR (~ 21 USD) per tour. 

Banana Boat Rides: This is a recommended sport if you go with a group. It's quite cheap, at 109,270 IDR (~ 7 USD) per person.

Beach games: Such as volleyball and soccer, you can join in for free or rent equipment at 109,270 IDR (~ 7 USD).

Seminyak Beach snorkeling

Snorkeling underwater at Seminyak Beach

Seminyak Beach is more than just sun and sand. It's a hub of exciting activities and a hotspot for the nightlife scene. There are some vibrant beach clubs for dinner and participating in Seminyak.

  • Ku De Ta, Jalan Kayu Aya No.9: 156,100 IDR (~ 10 USD) - 468,300 IDR (~ 30 USD) per meal and drink.

  • Potato Head Beach Club, Jalan Petitenget No. 51B: 243,150 IDR (~ 15 USD) - 456,350 IDR (~ 35 USD) per dish.

  • La Plancha, Mesari Beach, Jalan Double Six: 78,050 IDR (~ 5 USD) -  243,150 IDR (~ 15 USD) per drink.

  • Mrs. Sippy Bali, Jalan Taman Ganesha, Gang Gagak 8: 156,100 IDR (~ 10 USD) - 312,200 IDR (~  20 USD) per meal and drink.

  • Red Rub, Jalan Petitenget No. 919: 109,270 IDR (~ 7 USD) - 156,100 IDR (~ 10 USD) per drink.

Seminyak Beach sunset

Ku Dé Ta Club in the sunset 

Discover additional information in our Travel guide to Bali!

Seminyak's Beachfront Resorts

For a stay, Seminyak beachfront resorts express luxury with stunning ocean views. For my Bali travel experience, below is a list of some resorts in Seminyak Beach and reference rates for each type of room at these resorts. Prices may vary seasonally and depend on the type of room and accompanying services.

  • The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa, Laksmana: 5,760,000 IDR (~ 368.99 USD) per night.

  • Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach, Dyana Pura: 3,200,000 IDR (~ 250 USD) per night.

  • Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort, Dyana Pura: 1,920,000 IDR (~ 123 USD) per night.

  • TS Suites Seminyak, Nakula No.18: 1,470,000 IDR (~ 94,17 USD) per night.

  • The Amasya Villas, Laksmana: 580,000 IDR (~ 37,16 USD) per night.

where to stay near Seminyak Beach

The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa

Where to shop in Seminyak? 

I'm a shopping enthusiast so I will show you a shopping haven in Seminyak. The heart of Seminyak boutique culture revolves around Jalan Raya Seminyak Road, where you'll discover a plethora of small boutiques. Additionally, along Jalan Kayu Aya Road and some corners along Jalan Petitenget, you can uncover a list of the most stylish boutiques.

Seminyak Beach shopping

Handmade shop 

You can get various unique gifts and souvenirs at diverse price points. Here is my list of some common types of souvenirs and their prices in Seminyak Beach.

  • Jewelry made from traditional Balinese silver: 321,000 IDR (~ 20.56 USD) per product.

  • Pottery and Ceramics from local stores and markets: 128,000 IDR (~ 8.20 USD) - 640,000 IDR (~ 41 USD) per product.

  • Carpets and Handwoven Products: 130,000 IDR (~ 8.33 USD) per product.

  • Souvenirs such as pictures and paintings: start from 32,000 IDR (~ 2.05 USD) per product.

  • Bali T-Shirt from fashion stores and local markets: 64,000 IDR (~ 4.10 USD) - 320,000 IDR (~ 20.50 USD) per shirt.

Seminyak Beach local crafts

Local handicrafts in Seminyak 

If you're on the hunt for gemstone jewelry pieces such as pearls, turquoise or jade, look no further than the Kapal-Laut shop. It's a jewelry showroom. Alternatively, you can explore more jewelry options in Tools Jewellery. With the price range a few million IDR and increase depending on the type of gemstone and design.


In my blog, I share with you the brief information, the best time to travel and water sports to join in Seminyak Beach. In addition, there are also some suggested beachfront resorts for staying at and shops to buy souvenirs. So, let’s plan your journey to Seminyak Beach whether you're here for a short stay or an extended vacation. I believe that it is the Balinese paradise that you'll not be able to ignore. And if you are looking for unique experience, head to our Bali and Vietnam package tour for more details!