Things to do in Kuta & Seminyak
Kuta stretches all the way along the west coast, starting at the airport, fusing into Legian and later into Seminyak. Although it is hard to tell, where Kuta ends and Seminyak starts, each town has its own vibe. Discover fun things to do in Kuta & Seminyak. Ride your first wave and release baby sea turtles at Kuta Beach, enjoy amazing food and nights out in Seminyak, go shopping, pamper yourself at the Spa and don’t forget to relax at the beach.
Surfing in Kuta – Learn surfing in Bali
Catching your first wave in Bali should be on top of you ‘things to do in Kuta’ bucket list. The beaches around Kuta, Seminyak & Legian are filled with surfers – from beginners to pros! Small booths with beginner surfboards line up one after another all along the beach strip. Hire a local instructor and feel the rush of sensation, when riding your first wave! The conditions are ideal for beginners, with powerful whitewash and a sandy ground!
Release turtles at Kuta Beach with the Bali Sea turtle Society
Bali Sea Turtle Society (BSTS) is an organisation running a conservation program for endangered sea turtles. ‘We relocate sea turtle eggs from the beach to a central hatchery to protect the eggs and increase hatching rates.
The eggs take between 45-60 days to develop and hatch. This is a natural process and we can not predict when the eggs will hatch.’ Check other spots with sea turtles in Bali.
A Beach day in Kuta, Seminyak or Legian
Besides all the active things to do in Kuta & Seminyak, don’t forget to relax at the beach. Kuta and Seminyak are connected by a long stretched sandy beach! Find everything that you need: Sunbeds, umbrellas and an ice cold beer to stay hydrated. The ocean is just perfect to take a dip, swim and play in the waves. Time to work on that holiday tan at one of Bali’s best beaches.
Watch a Sunset at Kuta, Legian or Seminyak Beach
Watching a sunset should not miss on your list of great things to do in Kuta, Legian or Seminyak. Find yourself a cosy spot to sit back, grab a Bintang (local beer) and let a magical sunset enchant you. Chances are that you will see the sun dive directly into the ocean, however, the best about sunsets in Bali is actually the sunset sky after the sun is gone. The sky will be dyed in colourful shades of pink, yellow and orange. Enjoy!
Best Cafes in Seminyak: Watch out foodies!
Between all the beach, shopping and party time, you should not forget to pamper yourself at the colourful and fabulous cafes in Seminyak area. The choice is yours: Whether you are in need of a simple local Bali coffee or for a barrister masterpiece! After all, having delicious food is one of the best things to do in life, isn’t it? Here a few recommended places:
- Dough Darlings – famous for its fresh doughnuts
- Pison Cafe – the have everything, from good coffee to sandwiches, breakfast and main courses
- Shelter Cafe – a wonderful organic cafe, with great smoothie bowls and sandwiches.
- Cafe Kim Soo – coffee, cake & snacks meet home decor. You can shop while having food
Mano Seaside Cafe – small and cosy beach club with great coffee and food
Shopping in Kuta & Seminyak – malls, boutiques & co.
Other fun things to do in Kuta & Seminyak is to go shopping. Yes ladies, you heard right! There are various department stores, shopping malls and surf shops in Kuta. Seminyak, on the other hand, offers these small boutique stores with love to detail. If you are looking for decor, art & furniture Kerobokan is your place to be. You’ll find plenty of fine crafts as well as cheaper variations on Jl. Kerobokan and Jl. Kunti 2, close to Seminyak.
Pamper yourself in a Spa in Bali
Going to the Spa in Bali is a wonderful thing to do. Especially in Seminyak and Kuta, there are plenty of Spa’s for every budget. Although you can get a message for as cheap as Rp. 80,000/ hour, it is also nice to choose the more expensive luxury version, to feel like a princess or price. Luxury treatments are available from around Rp. 200,000/ hour.
Best parties in Kuta & Seminyak
Put on your dancing shoes! Kuta & Seminyak have some of the nice places to shake your hips and dance under the stars. Need some inspiration? Here are some of the most popular bars & nightclubs to go to:
- La Plancha – a colourful beach bar with bean bags, delicious food & music in Seminyak. Don’t miss to hang out for sunset!
- La Favela – Bar & Night Club of a different kind in Seminyak. The interior resembles a vintage antique store, with a lot to discover. This place is always crowded and fun!
- Jenja – upscale techno club in Seminyak. Watch out for their events!
- Sky Garden – Probably the best known and largest nightclub in Bali. If you are looking for cheap drinks and the crowds, this is the place to be in Kuta!
- Potato Head Beach Club – Definitely worth a visit! Whether you just want to relax by the swimming pool during the day, or you go to one of their fabulous events and festivals. It’s an amazing venue in Seminyak.
Waterbom Bali – A fun day Kuta’s Waterpark
Do you need a break from the beach? A fun thing to do in Kuta is to discover your inner child at Waterbom Kuta, a large water amusement park with various attractions.
A good deed a day
No matter if at home or on vacation – We always have things to do. Above all we are all tourists of this world – In Bali, you come as guests, but you leave as friends and sometimes even more as family. ‘Selamat Datang’ means ‘Welcome’ and you will read and hear it all over. Wander around, say Hi to the people and enjoy nice talks and learn more about the culture. And most important: Feel like home with the beautiful smiles – full of Love & Hospitality. Meet the locals!
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