The 10 best private pool villas in Seminyak
What Seminyak has to offer accommodation-wise?
Before we dig dipper into the Seminyak pool villas, let’s start with a simple question and that is: What has Seminyak got to offer accommodation-wise? There are plenty of areas to stay in Bali, so why should you should decide to stay in Seminyak? Here is our shortlist of the pros and cons of Seminyak:
Let’s start with the pros:
- Seminyak is well developed and offers a plethora of restaurants, cafés and night life.
- It is indeed a central location which means it is close to many of Bali’s main sights. This is a great advantage considering the traffic in Bali.
- It is next to the very heart of Bali, namely Kuta.
- Despite being a central and well developed location, it still has golden sandy beaches. If you don’t believe us just head off to Double6 beach for a suntanning session.
- Pharmacies, ATMs and exchange bureaus are all over the place.
- It also has a great shopping scene ranging from boho boutiques in the trendy Petitenget area to local markets. (To find out more on Bali’s shopping scene go here.)
Now the cons:
- It can get quite noisy and crowded and should be avoided if you are in Bali for some peace and quiet. If this is the case, just head off to Canggu.
- You will not see a lot of rice fields. This might sound like a silly reason but Bali is famous for its rice fields. And as we say in Bali: ‘a rice field view per day keeps the doctor away’.
- Because of its development, nature is scarce compared to other areas such as Canggu, Ubud or even the Bukit area.
More on things to do in Seminyak here.
The best 10 private pool villas in Seminyak that come at a bargain price
With an overwhelming selection of villas and hotels, choosing the best villa that fits your needs in Seminyak is not an easy task. The task proves even more challenging if we need to add the budget factor into the equation. It took a lot of scavenging to find the best gems in Seminyak that come at a value for money price. But here we are, ready to present the best 10 private pool villas in Seminyak.
Best villa for a large group
Sanctuary 6bed villa is comprised of two 3bed villas large enough to comfortably fit a group of 12 people. Natural wooden elements, high pitched ceilings and open air communal areas give an expansive feel to both villas. The villas boast lavish tropical gardens and large pools that call for endless sun tanning sessions, Bali style. The master suite bedroom of each villa on the second floor has its own private veranda overlooking the pool. It also comes with a private inner living room area and en-suite bathroom with bathtub and shower. The two bedrooms downstairs have direct access to the pool and communal areas. Located in the heart of Seminyak, they are in walking distance of the beach and the famous Potato Head Beach Club. And most importantly, they come at a great value for money price that gives you plenty of bang for your buck.
Most luxurious villa that won’t hurt your pocket
Located in a leafy street behind the bustling Seminyak district, Villa Maria is the epitome of luxury. Picture-perfect for memorable gatherings and special celebrations, this 4bed villa will appeal to both extended families and groups of friends. Key highlights of the villa include its glass sided bar, its outdoor barbecue terrace and the Dolby surround living room. Its spacious bedrooms all have spectacular garden and pool views. They also feature modern en-suite bathrooms with sunken bathtubs. Last but not least, its pool area surrounded by a lavish tropical garden will enchant even the most demanding traveler.
Best honeymoon escape designed for two
Our aim is to spoil you as much as we can. Imagine candle lit dinners, breakfast in bed, rose petal baths with a glass of champagne, in-home massages and spa treatments. Not hard to get used to your new reality, right? Hideaway Tropical Villa is entirely private for you and your other half. It features its own pool, tropical garden, fully equipped kitchen, living room and dining area. As it forms part of a villa complex, you will also have access to the complex’s restaurant and second ultra large communal pool. And if you wish to leave your romantic hotspot for a while, the complex’s shuttle bus is waiting to take you to Seminyak Square, Legian or the famous Eat Street.
When industrial design and central location do the talking
If you are a social bee and a fan of modern design, then look no further. Villa da Vinci plays with tropical vegetation and industrial elements to create a modern chic 4bed villa. You can choose between sipping your pina colada in style in your comfy living room overlooking the pool or go grand and order a glass of champagne at Potato Head Beach Club just next door. And if you are wondering what to wear for the night, the boho boutiques of Petitenget are just around the corner. In casual or formal wear, you can then head to Mirror Night Club on the same street and end the day like it started: in style.
Best party villa
Ayana 3bed villa manages to combine location, comfort and style and is officially named the best party villa in Bali. Its natural wood décor and spacious tropical garden call for endless sunset sessions next to the pool with a glass of Champagne Bali style. Now, if you are looking for some action, Mirror Night Club (one of the best night clubs Bali has to offer) is just next door. And by next door we literally mean next door. The villa is also next to the bustling heart of Seminyak, namely the Pettitenget area, with its trendy cafés, gourmet restaurants and vibrant night life. Red Carpet Champagne Bar and La Favela club are a short cab drive away. And the renowned Potato Head Beach Club is in walking distance from the villa. The options are endless, the question is: are you ready to party?
A luxury escape just steps away from the sand
If you are picturing your vacation in Bali in postcard style as a luxury villa next to a sandy beach, then this is your villa. The palm trees in the garden area next to the pool send out an exotic vibe, and the villa does not miss out on home comforts. The open air living room and dining area is perfect for a private bbq followed by an evening cocktail before you head off to discover the nearby Seminyak area. Its master suite bedroom with its private terrace and luxury en-suite bathroom is the epitome of luxury. For the beach lovers, the villa is only a short walk to Seminyak beach and Potato Head Beach Club. Yes this is one of Bali’s sandy beaches you see on postcards!
Best villa for a friends’ get together
Not too big, not too small, just the perfect size for a group of friends, Sanook 4bed villa is spread over 350sqm of land. The villa offers spacious communal areas perfect for all night chit chat and for some serious chilling time. It also has a clever way splitting the bedrooms: two double bedrooms for the couples and two twin bedrooms for the single ones. Not to forget to mention that it forms part of a villa complex that shares a fantastic restaurant, bar and a communal pool (that’s in addition to the villa’s private pool). The complex also has a spa area where you can relax and give in to the experienced hands of the Balinese masseurs. And if you want to explore the area, hop on the villa’s shuttle bus and hit the roads.
Best family villa
Family vacations are fun if we only focus on the end result. Planning a family holiday though (especially if younger kids are involved) can be frustrating at times. And this is where we come in, to save you time and money and make your family vacation an enjoyable one. Iman 2bed villa is our best pick for families in Seminyak. Why is that? The villa is part of a villa complex which means that as well as full time staff, you also have access to a restaurant, bar and spa located within the complex. What’s more, room service and in-home dinners can easily be arranged. If you have a younger child, a free cot is at your disposal. Family friendly services such as a pool fence and babysitting services are also available. You just have to ask the villa staff to arrange them for you.
Best all round villa
Uluwatu 3bed villa fits all traveller profiles and budgets. With 3 bedrooms it is ideal for a bigger group without being too big. The villa offers all home comforts including a fully equipped kitchen, living room, dining area and bedrooms with luxurious en-suite bathrooms. While it ticks all the boxes for luxury, it also comes at a great price. Not to forget to mention that you also get the benefits of a villa complex. This means that you have daily room service and a restaurant and bar literally at your feet. A shuttle service that drops you to the heart of Seminyak is also at your disposal for free if you want to find out what the Seminyak craze is all about.
Best villa for couples
If you are feeling a bit overwhelmed with all this honeymoon buzz but are still looking for a romantic 1bed villa then this is your pick. Haven 1bed villa with its Balinese feel offers an idyllic location just for two. Sunbathe by the pool all day, feel at home and prepare some lunch for your other half or order an in-home massage. Step out of your private paradise, indulge in some spicy Indonesian food at the complex’s restaurant or just order a cocktail at the bar. At reception you can organise day tours, cooking classes and many other activities that will keep you busy during your stay – that is if you decide to leave your villa!