Things to do in Kuta & Seminyak: La Plancha Beach Bar

2 Days in Kuta & Seminyak

It is your first time to Bali? Spending 2 Days in Kuta & Seminyak is probably a good idea to kick off on Bali and getting a hold on which place on Bali to explore next.

Highlights of Kuta & Seminyak

Kuta & Seminyak are only a short drive from the airport and give you some slack to get used to the new surroundings and culture as it is the most westernised and tourist destination on Bali.

What to do in Kuta & Seminyak

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Ride your first wave!

The beaches around Kuta, Seminyak & Legian are filled with surfers – from beginners to pro’s! Small surf board rental booths line up one after another all along the beach strip. Hire a local instructor and learn how to surf and feel for the first time the rush of sensation, when you are riding a wave! The conditions are ideal for beginners! Check the tides!

Not sure how much to pay for the board rental? 5 Tips how to bargain the right way in Bali.

Things to do in Kuta & Seminyak: Sunset at the beach

Tank Some long needed sun

Looking for a long stretched beach? Kuta, Legian & Seminyak are your places! Find everything that you need: Sun beds, umbrellas and an ice cold beer to stay hydrated. The ocean is just perfect to take a dip to cool down or finding the inner child in yourself and playing in the waves. Can I eat the food from the flying vendors at the beach? Want more? Find the best beaches all over Bali!

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Put on your dancing shoes!

Kuta & Seminyak have some of the nice places to shake your hips and dance under the stars. Need some inspiration? Here are some of the most popular bars & night club to go to:

  • La Plancha in Seminyak is a colourful beach bar with bean bags, delicious food & music. Don’t miss to hang out for sunset!
  • La Favela in Seminyak is a Bar & Night Club of the different kind. The interior resembles a vintage antique store, with a lot to discover. This place is always crowded and fun!
  • Jenja is an upscale techno club in Seminyak. Watch out for their events!
  • Sky Gargen in Kuta is probably the best known and largest night club in Bali. If you are looking for a waisted night with the crowds, this is the place to be!
  • Potato Head Beach Club in Seminyak, is worth a visit, alone because of the amazing setting and architecture. Whether you just want to relax by the swimming pool during the day, or you go to one of their fabulous events. You will not regret it!

There are many more places to go to! Keep your ears and eyes open, but also take care of yourself when going out. Beware of thieves & methanol poisoning!

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Between all the beach, shopping and party time, you should not forget to check out one of the fabulous cafes in Kuta & Seminyak area. The choice is yours: Whether you are in need for a simple local Bali coffee or for a barrister masterpiece! Here a few ideas:

  • Go low budget and try some Bali coffee at a Warung (local small restaurant) and eat like a Local!
  • Espress Caffee in Legian: Nice but simple interior, good free Wifi and most importantly, a good coffee for a little price.
  • Shelter Cafe in Seminyak is an organic cafe, with great smoothie bowls and sandwiches.
  • Sea Circus in Seminyak is a stylish, yet cozy cafe. You will find everything you need here!
  • Sisterfields Cafe in Seminyak has a straight and clear layout, that might not seem as cozy as other places, but the coffee is to die for. Most be the reason, why it is always crowded!

Malls, boutiques & co.

Kuta & Seminyak are great for shopping. Whereas you will find more department stores, surf brand stores and malls in Kuta, Seminyak has plenty of small boutiques to discover.

Malls in Kuta:

  • Beachwalk Mall
  • Discovery Mall
  • Lippo Mall
  • Matahari Mall
  • Bali Mall Galleria

Souvenir shopping

It is hard to miss and not buy any Souvenir (or “oleh-oleh” in Indonesian) in one of the many Souvenir shops in Bali. It can get quite heated, when negotiating the prices. 5 Tips how to bargain the right way in Bali.

decor, Art & furniture

Stroll up and down the street of Jalan Kunti 2 and  Jalan Kerobokan and find everything that will make your inner interior architect heart swing faster.

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Pamper yourself at the spa

There are plenty of Spa’s for every budget out there. Fact is that a really cheap Spa can be exceptional, but most of the times it will lack service. If you seek a perfekt Spa experience, double your budget: Not necessarily from the performance of the therapist will improve, but the whole experience and atmosphere. You are there to treat yourself, so it is indeed nice to receive one of these delicious ginger teas and get your feet washed in a wonderful rose pedal bowl before the treatment, rather then being immediately directed to one of these small cabins. The choice is yours!

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Waterpark: Waterbom Kuta

You need a break from the beach? Find the inner child in yourself at Waterbom Kuta, a large water amusement park with various attractions.

Travelling with a family? Take your kids here, they will love it!


Selamat Datang!

Selamat datang means Welcome. Wander around, say Hi to the people and enjoy nice talks and learn more about the culture. Meet the locals!

It is almost 100% sure that the locals will randomly start talking to you. Sometimes it is because they are just nice, sometimes they want to sell you something.

Soft selling isn’t their thing.

They found their own charming way in trying to sell their services and products to the tourists. “Transport, transport?”, “Massage, massage?” and “Cheap, cheap. Look!” will probably still hunt you down in your dreams. They say it so many times, as if you didn’t hear them. Well… don’t get aggressive. Remember that these people are just trying to feed their families and keep polite and give a reaction that shows, that you are interested or most of the times: NOT.

Tip: If you are really not interested, don’t let yourself get involved in a conversation, giving the seller hope. It will be hard for you, to get rid of them again and also will give you hard feelings. Stay consequent from the beginning, if you know what or what you don’t want. 15+1 problems you will have coming to Bali.

Your 2 Day Tour

Day 1

Start your day with a great breakfast. Play on the beach, learn surfing and enjoy a cold Bintang with a breathtaking sunset. End the night with a legendary night out in Kuta’s party scene. Put on your dancing shoes. 

Day 2

Got enough from the beach? Why not browsing through all the beautiful shops and boutiques in Seminyak? Take a lunch break in one of the most popular Cafe’s of Seminyak and head to the water park in Kuta in the afternoon! Need a ride?


Impressions of Kuta & Seminyak

"Feel the rush of riding a wave"

The beaches around Kuta, Seminyak & Legian are filled with surfers – from beginners to pro’s! Small surf board rental booths line up one after another all along the beach strip. Hire a local instructor and learn how to surf and feel for the first

time the rush of sensation, when you are riding a wave! The conditions are ideal for beginners! where to check the tides? Not sure how much to pay for the board rental? 5 Tips how to bargain the right way in Bali.

Where to stay?

Asri House


A quiet place with garden close to Kuta’s buzzing hot spots.

Nyima Inn


A cozy place in a quiet location in Kerobokan with vintage flair.

U House


A hidden and relaxing place close to the centre of Seminyak.

Sleepwell Seminyak


A Guesthouse that offers everything you need. The name says it all.

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