fun things to do in Seminyak

If you are looking for inspiration for you Seminyak vacation, here is our list of fun things to do in Seminyak. From cooking courses to world-class golf.

1. Learn to cook the Balinese way at a cooking school

Balinese food is delicious, and several cooking schools in Seminyak teach you the secrets to get the flavors just right.

Learning to cook Balinese style is a fun way to spend the day with old or new friends. During a typical class you’ll learn to cook several Balinese dishes, and end the day with a feast with your cooking class mates.

2. Pose at the Bali Trick Art Gallery

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At the Bali Trick Art Gallery you can step into one of the museums 3D paintings and get your photo taken.

With more than 80 paintings, there are plenty to choose from. You can pose with a dinosaur, or on the back of a horse. You can even get a family portrait taken on a broken suspension bridge, or within an ancient Egyptian tomb.

The museum is open every day of the week.

3. Conquer the waves around Seminyak

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No matter if you are new to surfing or you are an experienced surfer, the beaches around Seminyak offer great opportunities.

Beginners will find suitable waves at Kuta and Legian beach, while expert surfers can take on the more challenging breaks at the beaches north of Seminyak.

Boards can be rented almost everywhere, and several surf schools around Seminyak will teach you to master waves.

4. Feel blessed at the Pura Petitenget Temple

Pura Petitenget might not be as impressive as some of Bali’s better known temples, but with its central location at the beach right off Jalan Petitenget, it is reachable by foot from most locations in Seminyak.

If you are lucky you might get to see one of the spectacular beach side c
eremonies that are regularly held in front of Pura Petitenget.

Below a ceremony on the beach in front of Pura Petitenget

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5. Visit one of Seminyak´s stylish beach clubs

Along the beach, several elegant beach clubs attracts the glitterati of Seminyak.

You shouldn’t deny yourself a visit to at least one of them whether it will be for a lazy breakfast, to lounge by the pool during the day, to watch the sun sets into the Indian Ocean, an evening cocktail, or to dine in one of the beach Club restaurants, which are among some of Seminyak’s best.

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6. Splash in Waterbom water park

If you are in Seminyak with children, or you feel like bringing out your inner child, Waterbom Water Park in Kuta is a great place to spend a day.

The Race track and Climax are recommended for the thrill seekers, while the less adventurous will enjoy a ride down Lazy River.

7. Shop ‘til you drop

Seminyak is a shoppers mecca, so be sure to set some time aside for shopping.

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Everywhere around Seminyak you are likely to stumble across small galleries and boutiques selling jewelry, clothes, and home decor. Hardcore shoppers should head to the area around Jalan Laksmana where you’ll find the highest concentration of shops.

8. Explore Bali’s central highland

Go on your own or team up with one of the many tour operators for a day trip into the lush green central high land. Here plenty of adventure and culture waits.

Visit Ubud, Bali’s cultural capital, with its many museums and temples. You can go white water rafting on the Agung River, climb a volcano, or suck in the everyday life in one of the regions many idyllic villages.

9. Join the party crowds at Seminyak’s clubs

Kuta might still be the home of Bali’s craziest nightlife, but if you want to party in style Seminyak is the only place to be.

Friday and Saturday night are the liveliest any time of the year, but in the peak seasons you can dance on the beach or sip cocktails until late any night of the week.

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10. Treat yourself with one of Bali’s legendary massages

Take out an entire day where you will be treated like royalty or end the day with a quick 45 minute massage. No matter what you choose, you will most certainly feel like a new person once you are done.

Oftentimes, the massage itself can be as good at one of the budget friendly places as it is in the exclusive salons. However, the pricier options usually comes with an added amount of luxury, extra indulgence, and more elegant surroundings.

If you don’t feel like leaving “home,” most villas can arrange massages within the privacy of your villa.

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