Seminyak 10 must do

Seminyak sunset, Woo Bar at the W Hotel

Seminyak sunset, Woo Bar at the W Hotel

Out of the blue, Seminyak in Bali is fast becoming one of the favorite spot for island holidays – hype hang outs, trendy bars and coffees are blooming alongside yoga centers and hotels with a wow factor. Here is our selection of Seminyak best bars, restaurants and activities off the beaten track, to guarantee  a ‘life is a beach’ state of mind.

Sleeping

Uma Sapna villas: stay in the city center for an easy access to all facilities while escaping the city noise in this quiet boutique hotel. Villas come in several flavours, private outdoor plunge or swimming pool. Breakfast is served in your own private garden and the spa offers great packages to complete your journey in reconnecting with yourself

Lush bathroom in a rented villa, Seminyak

Lush bathroom in a rented villa, Seminyak

Rent a villa: looking for an off the grid experience? Contact the agencies and book yourself your home away from home, in one of those gorgeous villas near Umalas. Some gems are tastefully furnished by renowned architects and come with a set of upscale facilities. Local cook can also be hired to make your experience even more unforgettable

Well Being

Jiwa Bikram Yoga: highly qualified Bikram teachers lead their practice several times a day in this relaxing center a stone throw away from the busy Potato head. Help your body detoxify and practice the 26 postures daily

Prana yoga: hatha yoga, vinyasa and power yoga classes are held in this castle looking hotel and yoga center. Come early if you want to secure a good spot

Coffee time  

Corner house cosy vintage atmopshere

Corner house cosy vintage atmopshere

Corner house: recently opened and designed by a talented french lady, the corner house tastefully mixes huge wooden tables, confy vintage seats in a relaxed bistrot atmosphere. Cocktails are mastered to perfection too.

Eating & drinking

Nook scrumptious salda

Nook scrumptious salda

Nook: laid back and overlooking the rice paddies, this locals favorite  is the best kept secret of Seminyak. Balinese / Indonesian food mixes with western dishes in a relaxing breezy setting. Salad obsessed ? Try the strawberry and feta salad, wash it down with a detox juice. You’re welcome.

Sardine: upscale Sardine is overlooking the neat rice paddies and micro farm, and a definite must try for fish lovers. Ambient is easy breezy, effortlessly chic and one of our favorite spot to get away from the crowds.

Petitenget: Best breakfast in Seminyak – hello there healthy whipped whites omelette with the freshest of veggies, and you scrumptious granola – , Petitenget provide delish food with top notch service. Excellent lunches and dinners options too, with a not to be missed chocolate souffle

Mama San: enjoy asian food tapas-mode in this cool industrial meets local restaurant and bar. The bars upstairs has some clever popsicle cocktails

Woo Bar at the W: looking for the best bar for sunset in Semyniak? There you go – amazing views, huge confy seats in a relaxed atmosphere and less crowded then the ever busy Potato Head.

Island life is just a step away!

Easy breezy @ Sardine, seminyak

Easy breezy @ Sardine, seminyak

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