Fun and trendy Seminyak draws crowds with the endless attractions and activities that she offers!
1. Golfer’s Paradise
Bali is known to be a paradise for golfers, and you are bound to agree after a visit to the popular Nirwana Golf Club.
Rated as one of the best in the region of Asia, you will delight in playing at this expansive, eighteen hole golf course boasting a stunning view of terraced rice fields, boundless Indian Ocean and the intriguing Tanah Lot sea temple.
2. Hit the Waves!
Apart from its reputation as a golfer’s paradise, the gorgeous beaches in Bali are regarded by many to be a haven for surfers.
Seminyak is home to a variety of popular surf spots catering to surfers of different surfing abilities. If you are new to surfing, make your way down to Kuta, for her soft tides and gentle waves are ideal for beginners trying out surfing for the first time. There are other reasons beckoning crowds of surfers to Kuta, for it is easily accessible (it is a mere fifteen minutes’ drive from Seminyak!), and there are numerous surfing instructors for you to choose from.
If you are searching for a surf location that is one notch higher up in terms of difficulty, Canggu is the place for you! Intermediate surfers often make their way to this spot, as the waves are stronger.
The best surfers seeking a challenge are definitely spoilt for choices in Bali. Venture south-east, for there lies the well-known Keramas. ALternatively, take a drive down to Uluwatu, for it is reputed to have some of the strongest waves hitting the island.
3. Meet the Marine Creatures of Bali!
Surfing sure is exciting, but it is not the only water sport that Bali has to offer!
Those who prefer to dive down to explore the mysterious depths of the water can opt to scuba dive or snorkel at the coasts of the island.
Tulamben is one spot ideal for snorkelers keen on a unique underwater experience.
‘What is so different about this spot?’ You wonder curiously.
Lurking in the depths of the waters at Tulamben lies an impressive wreck, measuring about 120 metres. Snorkelers can explore one end of the wreck lying closer to the beach, while the other end is only accessible for experienced divers using proper diving equipment.
The Blue Lagoon is another spot that draws tourists burning with a desire to see the underwater marine life in Bali. Peer down to the sandy depths of the waters here, for it holds a myriad of surprises! The sight of reef sharks, crocodile fish, exotic eels and stargazers is sure to wow and amaze you.
4. Shop Till You Drop
Mention Seminyak, and most female tourists will be excited at the prospect of wandering through the famed shopping belts in this region.
We have been told that one should make time to stroll along Jalan Laksmana, for it is a destination that provides a satisfying retail therapy session. Do not miss out on Oberoi Road and Legian Road, as these two stretches host a variety of boutique shops selling fashion wear made of breezy fabrics such as lace, cotton and silk.
If your inner shopaholic remains dissatisfied and continues to yearn for more, make a stop by Seminyak Square. The shopping mall houses a variety of established brands such as Body & Soul, Periplus and Quiksilver, and contains a variety of food places to quell your rumbling tummy.
5. Rest and Relax Those Aching Muscles!
Surfin’, snorkelin’ and shoppin’ sure leaves those muscles aching and tired, don’t they?
We know how it feels, and thus, we leave the best activity for the end of your adventure in Seminyak. We are referring to soothing spas and massage treatments, of course!
Bali is thought to be a haven for fans of spas and massages, and Seminyak is no different. Those seeking a luxurious experience will not be disappointed, for we have heard of exquisite parlours with elegant interiors and customised packages designed to leave you feeling like royalty. Other places boast of using the best selection of natural ingredients, incorporating the use of yummy-sounding, skin-boosting components such as avocado, milk and honey.
One will be hard-pressed to leave without selecting a spa or massage treatment, for the choices are endless.
Ever heard of detoxification spa packages?
Well, if you have not, it will be a good idea for you to have your virgin experience at the parlours in Seminyak offering such packages. The series of special diets and treatments included in these packages are bound to leave you refreshed and rejuvenated, boosting your energy levels as you end your wonderful journey at Seminyak.