Is it better to stay in Seminyak or Canggu?
Both Seminyak and Canggu have good surfing waves and surf schools but if you came to Bali to surf (not just for 1 or 2 lessons for the fun of it), you’ll definitely want to be staying in Canggu. The waves are more challenging and there are many more surf beaches to explore compared to Seminyak.
Which is better Seminyak or Kuta?
Basically Seminyak has more upmarket boutiques/shopping restaurants & accommodation eg villas. Kuta has many budget type places to stay & is closer to the airport. I generally like to stay around Legian area.
What is Seminyak like in Bali?
Seminyak is Bali’s most sophisticated and upscale beach resort area, where the top draws are its beautiful beaches and chilled-out vibes. Compared to the likes of Ubud, there’s not a huge number of things to see and do here, but there are some fun, family-friendly attractions to enjoy.
Is Seminyak safe?
What are the safest areas in Bali? Sanur, Uluwatu and Ubud are the safest areas in Bali. Most pickpocketing crimes occur in Kuta, Seminyak and Canggu, since those are the busy hotspots of the island. The further away you are from those areas, the safer you’ll be.
What should I avoid in Bali?
Driving a scooter without a licence. Drugs. Un-regulated boats. Arak. Drinking tap water. Dressing disrespectfully. Stepping on ceremonial offerings. Stray dogs and cats.
Is Seminyak better than Ubud?
If you prefer rural areas, we would recommend staying longer in Ubud and exploring the culture of the town. Seminyak is faster-paced, energetic, and boasts an upbeat vibe. If you fancy a livelier scene, then you may want to spend more days in Seminyak.
Is Seminyak Bali expensive?
If fine dining and luxury accommodation are what you’re looking for, head to the upmarket town of Seminyak, home to Bali’s most expensive bars, beach clubs and boutique spas. The prices may be premium for the island, but for some travellers will seem very affordable.
Is Seminyak a party place?
Seminyak, while looking more like Kuta every day, still offers the best high-end nightlife of Bali, with stylish, upmarket clubs and restaurants serving the finest food, drinks, entertainment and classy electronic music. Be sure to dress up if you are out for a big night.
Are there monkeys in Seminyak?
There are plenty of monkeys hanging out outside of the park, especially in and around the parking lot.
What should you not miss in Seminyak?
Seminyak Beach. Skydome Super Club. Seasalt Seminyak. Eat Street Seminyak. Pura Petitenget Temple. Santo Mikael Church. Oberoi Flea Market. Jalan Laksmana.
How long should I stay in Seminyak?
But as a guide, we would say staying two to three days in Seminyak is a good minimum. If you choose to use Seminyak as a base to explore Bali, or just want to relax in one place, then one week would be good.
Can you wear shorts in Bali?
Bali is a popular backpacker destination, so casual clothes are common. Many wear shorts, t-shirts, summer dresses and trainers or sandals. Anything goes, but it’s important to be respectful of the local culture, especially if you’re visiting sacred sites or temples.