Seminyak, has a reputation among tourists for being more sophisticated and having a more stylish nightlife than Kuta. The shopping centres and busy streets of Kuta are just 15 minutes to the south, and the more rural area of Canggu is just a 25-minute drive to the north.
Seminyak has also become extremely popular for its wide range of restaurants featuring all cuisines with eateries lining the beach. The multitude of upmarket boutiques, shops and markets make for fascinating shopping trips. Seminyak has become the luxury spa destination in Bali.