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Best Attractions in Seminyak – places not to be missed out on

Soak up the sun, visit ancient temples, have the ultimate beachside holiday, explore the local art scene or go to one of the top adventure parks – all this and more is ready to be experienced at Seminyak, one of Bali's top holiday escapes.

PuraTanah Lot temple

This religious landmark is a Hindu shrine perched on top of an outcrop amidst the surrounding waves of the ocean. A forty-minute drive from Seminyak will take you to the famous Tanah Lot temple in Bali. The most visited and photographed temple in Bali it is renowned for its offshore setting and sunset backdrop. The Balinese architecture, traditionally designed doorways and the ancient sculptures of the Pura Tanah temple make it one of the most appealing temples in the city. The temple shares a marvelous sunset backdrop and you find a large number of visitors who come specifically to enjoy this view.

Echo Beach

One of Bali's recently surfaced surfing hotspots, Echo beach is a top attraction now. There is a significant Balinese Hindu sea temple PantaiBatuMejan located on this site. Echo has become famous for it's advanced reef breaks bringing it closer to one of Bali's best surfing spots. The scenic rice field landscape of the region of Cangg can be seen from all round the beach. You find an array of delicious seafood cafes on the beach for visitors to indulge in.

Kendra Gallery

Art lovers will find this to be one of the great additions to the colourful art scene of Seminyak. Created to promote contemporary art by Indonesian and international artists, it focuses on blending different cultures across the globe. Visitors can drop into cruise through the beautiful artwork displayed by various artists and you can also mingle with the creators behind the works.

Seminyak Beach

The Seminyak beach is an elite coastal stretch in comparison to its counterparts. The beach first attracted numerous vagabond surfers around the world, however throughout the years there is a dramatic change in the atmosphere and visitors who come here. With an extravagant mix of luxury Seminyak Bali Resorts set up in the area, it is not for the likes of budget travellers or backpackers. Most holidaymakers who come here are looking for luxury stays such as Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort & Spa.With the Umalas stable located close by horseback riding has become a famous activity here. On the main road reaching the beach you find rows of designer wear boutiques sporting chic, trendy collections from top designers. Some of the best dining spots in the country are also found here.

Waterbom Water Park

If you are travelling to Seminyak with kids then a day at Waterbom Water Park should not be missed. It is the perfect place to spend your day with the family in leisure enjoying fun rides, sipping tropical drinks and dining out. For thrill seekers the Race Track and Climax are must tries but for those who prefer less adventure the Lazy River is your thing. Even is you are not travelling with kids this can be a great place to spend enjoying the water rides. Considered, as Asia's number one water park Waterbom too is one of the best attractions in the Island that many visit during their stay in Seminyak.