Whether you prefer a room in a resort where everything is at your fingertips, a secluded villa that you can call home for a week or two, or a simple and affordable base from which to explore, Seminyak has you covered. The beachfront is resort row, while set back in town, you’ll find a heap of other boutique offerings.
Long-time favourite The Legian boasts a beachfront location and ocean-facing suites that include daily breakfast, open mini bar and afternoon tea; Alila is the epitome of luxe simplicity and is resplendent with green spaces and five pools; while The Oberoi Beach Resort offers old-world charm and premium service.
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While luxe resorts are at the forefront in Seminyak, there’s still a plethora of more affordable hotel options to choose from. Located beachfront, Hotel Indigo is an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary with several options to wine and dine; The Colony Hotel is an elegant colonial-style hotel just a short walk from the beach; and newcomer Katamama is the ultimate in cool design, owned by the same people behind Potato Head Beach Club.
Villas are the perfect option for larger groups or for those who prefer more privacy and serenity in their accommodation. Many villas in Seminyak come with private pools, some with private staff, while others are simple self-contained accommodation offering more room and space for families.
You will be spoilt for choice, but a few options include The Samaya Seminyak, an exquisite beachfront resort with a number of one- to three-bedroom villas that each feature a full-size private lap pool; eqUILIBRIA, a collection of striking monochrome villas that has a focus on wellness, nutrition and sustainability; while traditional-style Villa Shambala is perfect for large groups, with five bedrooms, a full staff, a pool, media room, spa and the like.