The Legian Seminyak – Bali
Chic and distinguished, The Legian Seminyak sits right on the beach, surrounded by tropical gardens, trimmed lawns, fountains and palms, with a three tiered infinity pool extending down to the shore. There’s an elegant, old school feel to this hotel, with its timeless interiors filled with antiques, parquet floors, fresh flowers and Balinese artefacts. Attentive staff anticipate your every whim – one of the many reasons guests return again and again. Amongst the hustle and bustle of this vibrant part of the island, it’s an oasis of tranquility and calm.
At A Glance
Why We Love It:For its beachfront location and timeless elegance.
Location:On Seminyak Beach – just 15km from the airport.
Rooms:66 slickly designed suites with ocean facing balconies, a beach house and 13 private villas.
Swimming:A split level infinity pool and the ocean.
Children:Hugely family friendly with plenty of facilities.
Accessibility:The suites are not adapted for guests with reduced mobility, however the resort aims to accommodate all guests.
Open From:All year round.
Price:Price from £3,140 per room per week.
Each and every one of the vast suites has a terrace or balcony looking out over the beach and ocean. Styled by one of the island’s most celebrated designers, no luxury is spared. Polished wood floors, one-off works of art, and spacious living areas and enormous bathrooms, they are chic havens. The One Bedrooms Suites can sleep up to three, whilst the Two Bedroom Suites feature a master and a twin bedroom, sleeping up to five.
Set apart from the main hotel is The Club – a collection of private villas (from one to three bedrooms) with private pools and walled garden, and complete with butler. These make romantic bolt holes or the perfect family base. The Beach House opens out onto the sand and can accommodate up to seven – a truly special place for a celebration.
The hotel’s culinary reputation is legendary. Authentic Indonesian and Southeast Asian dishes with a French twist, eaten looking out over the ocean is hard to forget. The puddings in The Restaurant are also irresistible. For light lunches and snacks, the Pool Bar is the place to head for, then slip into evening at the Ocean Bar with some live music. Guests also have a wide choice of private dining, from in-suite to a romantic beachfront table.
If this is your first stop in Bali, or your last, you might not venture beyond the beach – just steps away. The Spa is a tempting propostion, with a lengthy list of holistic treatments, based on Balinese techniques.The hotel has bike for borrowing to explore a little further, or travel like a local and rent a Vespa. Just a short walk beyond the resort’s gates you’ll find a huge choice of restaurants and shops.
The ever helpful concierge team are on hand to arrange tours for guests – and a day trip to the Monkey Forest in Ubud, or the temples at Uluwatu and Tanah Lot, are easily organized.
The Legian Seminyak welcomes families with open arms and typical Balinese hospitality. The gentle beach and gardens offer plenty of space, and the suites can easily accommodate parents and children. Babysitting is available, together with activities to keep younger guests occupied.
Committed to responsible tourism, the Legian Seminyak has a number of initiatives in place to help protect the environment and contribute to the community in which it operates. Water and energy usage is monitored and the resort has strict recycling and zero plastic policies. Produce is organic where possible and sourced locally, and the team at the hotel assist local schools and philanthropic organisations.
On Seminyak Beach – just 15km from the airport.