Bali is no longer preserved as purely traditional, cultural travel destination and the islands has long adapted to the lifestyle of its Westerners expats. Bali’s highest expat occupancy areas—and the most touristy—like Legian, Kuta, Seminyak, and Canggu are now busting with trendiest restaurants, local bars, and nightlife entertainments. While Legian is busy with urban clubs-lined streets and Canggu with its hippie-pop vibes, nightlife in Seminyak Bali is probably the most colourful, stylish, and opulent among its neighbouring area. With diverse variety of bars to explore, this beach town will change your perception; nightlife doesn’t always mean getting into parties until you get wasted. It’s about enjoying the night with good drinks and good music, and you have plenty of options to explore. Here, we cover the most representative club and bars from each nightlife category that you can find in Seminyak’s brimming streets.
Three Different Experience for Nightlife in Seminyak Bali
La Plancha Bali
Tucked in one of the side of Mesari beach (or the Double-Six beach), splashes of colour bursting in the sands from the colourful umbrella beaches and bean bags where you can sink into. La Plancha is a great representation of the laid back Bali. La Plancha, means ‘the grills’, serves a variety of Spanish and barbecue delight that you can chew while watching the sunset sky changes color. La Plancha is your answer when you want to go out and feel nightlife in Seminyak Bali when doing absolutely nothing. To accompany your night, take up some local pilsner’s favourite, Bintang, other international beers, or pick one from their Spanish/ tropical cocktail mix.
Sea Vu Play
Created with obviously deep passion of all thing nautical, this day-to-day seafood restaurant turned into one of the liveliest nightlife in Seminyak Bali once the sky darkens as well as one of the trendiest. Once you step inside, you will be wowed by dedicated nautical decorations: beach-hhut like seats, barrel drum chairs, ropes, lines of palm trees blinking with fairy lights, and real-size boat right in the middle of the restaurant. Recently, Sea Vu Play changed its concept bar and return as one of the most vibrant gay bar Bali. This change bring Sea Vu Play as the newest addition to Seminyak’s renown gay bar, like its predecessor Bali Joe and Maxwell.
Grow Up Rooftop Bars
You can go to japan Petingenget and find dozens of posh and sophisticated bars and clubs to dance to the music and get wasted in the night. But you can also choose to chill in a rooftop bar, sip your drink, and get hypnotised by the glimmers of city lamps. The Grow Up rooftop bars, nestled in the rooftop of L hotel Seminyak, along the popular joint like Potato Head, Ku De Ta, and Sarong and Metis. Elegant dining and classy drinks in this rooftop bar would surely be the way to treat yourself a delicate nightlife in Bali.